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Haiyan benefit concert scheduled for auditorium
A famed Filipino pop singer will visit Kodiak to host a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Kitchie Nadal, a multiplatinum artist in the Philippines, will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium and again at 6 p.m. March 1 in Anchorage. Tickets are $35 but have not yet gone on sale. All proceeds from the two concerts will go to Come Let Us Rebuild, a fundraising project of Anchorage...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 294 294 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Idol competition this Friday
Kodiak high school students will share their musical talents with peers and community members on Friday. The annual Kodiak Idol contest, put on by Kodiak High School student council, starts at 7 p.m. in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. This year’s Kodiak Idol features seven acts, including the band Feels Like Jupiter, a girl group and five single singers. Each act auditioned for a spot in the show before the schoo...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
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FairWind Players casting call for Valentine’s Day show
Ever wished your life was like a romantic comedy? The FairWind Players are giving people a chance to star in one with the play “Maybe Baby, It’s You.” The FairWind Players is a local theater group that has put on previous productions like “Rounding Third” and “Mrs. Mannerly.” Auditions will start at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Kodiak College Benny Benson Building room 130 as the FairWind Players look for people to fill...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 265 265 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nutcracker opens Friday
About 200 performers will take the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium stage this weekend to tell the classic tale of “The Nutcracker” through dance. “The Nutcracker” kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday night with additional performances at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. This is the 10th performance of “The Nutcracker,” which is held every three years in Kodiak. While the dancers, costumes and choreography change each ti...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
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New storytelling event comes to Kodiak
A new form of storytelling is coming to Kodiak on Friday. Galley Tables, an event dreamed up by Astrid Rose, Thandeka Carros and Brianna Gibbs, will give Kodiak residents a chance to share their personal stories with the community. The idea is that seven people will each tell a seven-minute story focused on a designated theme. “We live in such a small community and there are really great stories you don’t get to h...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
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Artist trading card show debuts at The Big Read event this weekend
Pocket-sized pieces of art inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe will be on display at the Kodiak Arts Council’s second annual trading card show, which opens at The Big Read kickoff on Saturday. Artist trading cards are about the size of a baseball card, and can be made of any media. The pieces can’t exceed the 2.5-by-3.5-inch dimensions. “The idea of a trading card is it’s something really simple and small,” v...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arts Council went through staff changes last year
The Kodiak Arts Council held its annual meeting on Sunday and discussed the staff changes the organization has gone through over the last year. The Arts Council's annual year runs from July 1 to June 30. "It is a year of staff transition for the Arts Council," executive director Katie Oliver said. Oliver took over as executive director in December 2012, but during the transition between directors, programs coordin...
Sep 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
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Western swing and jazz trio will perform in Kodiak
Hot Club of Cowtown is swinging into Kodiak this weekend to play on the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium stage Saturday night. The concert starts at 7 p.m. and is the kickoff event of the Kodiak Arts Council’s new performing arts series. The western swing and jazz trio from Austin, Texas has been playing together for 13 years. The group formed in 1996 after guitarist and singer Whit Smith and fiddler and singer Elana J...
Sep 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
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First Friday art show features new Kodiak artist
A Kodiak artist will have her gallery debut during the First Friday Art Show at Northern Exposure Gallery this week. This Friday, Suzan Anderson will premiere her work in a Kodiak show. Gallery owner Janet Wente has continued to host art shows on the first Friday of the month throughout the summer. Wente took over from the Kodiak Arts Council’s art walks, which will resume next month after a summer hiatus. “I want...
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
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Auditions for M*A*S*H approaching
Kodiak directors are looking for a cast of around 30 men and women to participate in the fall community theater production “M*A*S*H.” “M*A*S*H,” which stands for mobile army surgical hospital, is set during the Korean War. The play follows the comic adventures of two chest surgeons in South Korea. It was written by playwright Tim Kelly and first performed in 1973. The fall production will be co-directed by Jared G...
Aug 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
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