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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: December 8, 2011 - 1:03am

THURSDAY

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice weekly meeting, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Everyone welcome. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

Multimedia Presentation with Hank Lentfer, 6:30-8 p.m., Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. Gustavus author Lentfer will discuss and sign copies of his recent release, “Faith of Cranes: Finding Hope and Family in Alaska.” Details: www.hearthsidebooks.com.

Perseverance Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

FRIDAY

UAS art department Pottery Sale, 10 a.m.-6 pm. UAS ceramics studio, Sobolef Building, Room 106.

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

Second Friday Teen Hip-hop Class, 4-5 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. Teen hip-hop class every second Friday at the Canvas. Youth ages 10-18 are invited to bust a move with chill tunes in a relaxed environment. All levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Taught by Kim Andree. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-1750.

Gift wrapping at the Nugget Mall, 4-8 p.m., Nugget Mall. TMHS music department and People to People team up to wrap holiday gifts for donations.

UAS student art exhibition, 4-7 p.m. Egan Library, UAS. Opening reception. Work will include painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography, design, and Northwest Coast artwork. All artwork will be created by UAS art students during the current academic year.

Faith Community School’s Christmas musical, 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Bible Church. Free and open to the public.

Live Nativity, 6:30-8 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 10300 Glacier Highway (across from DMV/State Troopers turnoff in the valley). Free. Details: 321-8383.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 7-9 p.m. Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin St. Details: 463-6236.

Juneau Dance Unlimited’s “The Nutcracker,” 7 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium. Tickets at JDU, Hearthside Books, or at the door. In advance: adults $20, seniors $15, students/youth (including UAS) $15, and family $55. Details: 463-5327.

UAS student artist source presentations. 7:15-8:30 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall, Egan 112. Five UAS student artists will give multimedia presentations on their work and influences. Refreshments will be provided.

Perseverance Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

SATURDAY

Make your own holiday cracker workshop, 10 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Held over for an extra weekend, Make small party crackers containing tissue paper crown and a written joke or ridde. Open to all ages. $5/cracker.

Next Saturday Dixieland Band open rehearsal, 1-3 p.m., Big Blue Music Studio, 540 West 8th St. Free. All levels welcome. Details: Larry, 957-6120 or www.juneaucommunityband.org.

Dancers and drummers gathering, 2:30-5:30 p.m., JACC. Everyone welcome. Event will include Native arts and crafts tables. Details: 465-6828 of 364-2327.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 7-9 p.m. Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin St. Details: 463-6236.

Juneau Dance Unlimited’s “The Nutcracker,” 7 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium. Tickets at JDU, Hearthside Books, or at the door. In advance: adults $20, seniors $15, students/youth (including UAS) $15, and family $55. Details: 463-5327.

Juneau Lyric Opera’s Holiday Pops concert, 7:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Tickets $10 general, $8 students and seniors. Available at JLO website, JACC, Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books or at the door. Details: 586-ARIA.

Perseverance Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

SUNDAY

Duplicate bridge 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: David, 463-6174.

Juneau Dance Unlimited’s “The Nutcracker,” 2 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium. Tickets at JDU, Hearthside Books, or at the door. In advance: adults $20, seniors $15, students/youth (including UAS) $15, and family $55. Details: 463-5327.

Juneau Lyric Opera’s Holiday Pops concert, 3 p.m., JACC. Tickets $10 general, $8 students and seniors. Available at JLO website, JACC, Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books or at the door. Details: 586-ARIA.

Faith Community School’s Christmas musical, 6 p.m., Valley Church. Free and open to the public.

The Super Slick Holiday Bazaar, 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Featruing live music, holiday stories, movie clips from classic films, hot cider and presents for everyone. Music from Shoa Strauser and Riley Woodford, Alaska’s Kit with Tom Locher and Clay Good, Kari Groven, Collette Costa and the Off the Hook Honies. Co-hosted by Costa and Sarah Conarro. $!0 in advance at the tehater or $12 at the door.

Perseverance Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

MONDAY

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Mondays and Wednesdays. Details: David, 463-6174.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m. downtown library. Stories and songs for ages birth-2 years and their adult caregiver. Details: 586-5267.

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. An interactive experience of stories and songs for toddlers, ages birth-2, and their adult care-giver. Details: 789-0125.

Booksigning: “White House of the North: Stories from the Alaska Governor’s House.“ noon-2 p.m., Hearthside Books downtown.

Juneau Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building, Room 541. Every Monday. Open to the public. A photo ID is needed to get into the Federal Building. Details: Rich, 957-3393.

Focus writing critique group, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Every Monday, Details: 463-6944.

Contract bridge 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Monday and Wednesday. Details: David, 463-6174.

Cribbage, 6 p.m., Community Room, Mountain View Apts, 895 W. 12th St. enter through the main front door. Join us for a fun game night. Details: Ron Crenshaw, 586-1796.

TUESDAY

Haiku on the street, noon-1 p.m. in front of the Canvas. With Christy NaMee Eriksen. Haiku are pay-as-you-can, suggested donation $5.75.

WEDNESDAY

“Write For Your Life” Group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Mondays and Wednesdays. Details: David, 463-6174.

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Contract bridge 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Monday and Wednesday. Details: David, 463-6174.

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