Tag Archives: Jared Griffin

Kodiak College holds lecture on race

Kayla Desroches/KMXT A local lecturer is tackling race in a two part course. Kodiak College English professor Jared Griffin led the first class on Tuesday and traced ethnicity all the way back to the roots of the human race. “I begin 500,000 years ago with Lucy in Africa and you’ve gotta talk about migration patterns and then how groups of ... Read More »

Community play to debut next week

(left to right) Director Jared Griffin and actors Halaia Barnett and Elizabeth Bendix-Harper. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The community play “It happens Every Summer” debuts next week. Director Jared Griffin says the Kodiak Arts Council production is about a group of young women interning in New York City. “So, it’s them leaving their homes, coming to ... Read More »

Arts Council Holds Acting Class

Kayla Desroches/KMXT An acting class beginning Wednesday night could help prepare aspiring actors to audition for two upcoming community performances. In November, the Arts Council will put on a play called “It Happens Every Summer.” Acting class teacher, Jared Griffin, says they’ll need a cast of 30 for the play, which is set in the 1960s. “It’s about a group ... Read More »

Workforce Committee Brainstorms for Community Event in Fall

Kayla Desroches/KMXT A group of local leaders will try to strengthen Kodiak’s business scene by organizing an event for that purpose. The Kodiak Workforce Regional Advisory Committee held a meeting yesterday where they talked about that and Kodiak’s financial landscape. According to committee chair Jared Griffin, the committee held its first event in October. “The previous one was to kinda ... Read More »

Stagecraft Shines in Middle School Play

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Middle School will invite some celestial beings to the Gerald C Wilson Auditorium drama pod next week. Students will be performing Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” a novel about siblings who go searching for their kidnapped father. But this kidnapping involves help from otherworldly creatures and frequent planet hopping. Needless to say, it’s not the ... Read More »

New Performance Piece Gets a Little Meta

Dianne Ibarra as Rose and Jeff Huntley as Sam. Pam Foreman/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT A new play from FairWind Players will switch up the typical seating arrangements. Jared Griffin is the director of the Flick, a Pulitzer Prize winning play by Annie Baker about three young ushers who work at a movie theater that still uses 35 millimeter film projectors. The ... Read More »

Local Workforce Council Sees Comeback

Keyboard. Clare Black / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT A group of local industry leaders which originally set out to analyze and improve Kodiak’s job market is making a comeback. Jared Griffin, a professor at Kodiak College, says the Kodiak Workforce Regional Advisory Council was active a few years ago and put together a survey of local businesses to determine patterns, hiring ... Read More »

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