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Arts calendar

Posted: January 26, 2012 - 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.

Salsa night classes by Alejandro, 7 p.m., Juneau Urgent and Family Care. $15/person, $20/couple, group rates and student discounts available Details: DancingArtists@gmail.com.

Juneau Lyric Opera Messiah rehearsals, 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Rehearsals are beginning for Messiah concerts at the end of April. Thursday and some Monday evenings until concert time. With conductor Bruce Simonson. $30 plus a score for $10. Details: 586-2742.

Capitol Steps: Putting the “Mock” in Democracy, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Performance by nationally acclaimed comedy troupe. Tickets are currently sold out for this event. Details: 586-2787.

FRIDAY

Art of Place lecture and demonstration: “Art of Place as History,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m., UAS Glacier View Room, Egan Library wing, UAS. With Steve Henrikson and Janice Criswell. Three other lectures will follow in February, March and April. Public is invited to attend and bring examples of art and stories to share.

Global breakfast, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, Gruening Park, 1800 Northwood Drive, Apt. G-49. Foods from different cultures will be featured, and raffle prizes and free books will be given away. Families welcome. Free. Details: 780-6706.

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

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

Fireside Lecture: Porcupines in Winter with Jessy Coltrane, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Every Friday through March 23. Details: 789-0097.

Opening night: “Animals Out Of Paper,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Written by Rajiv Joseph and irected by Flordelino Lagundino. Details: 463-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

SATURDAY

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.

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

Jazz Divas, 7 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Vocalists Béatrice Caujolle, Eve Dillingham, Alyssa Fischer, Kari Groven, Alaska’s Kit, Bobbi Mitchell and Kristina Paulick will be featured accompanied by Tom Locher, piano and Clay Good, drums. Details: 780-2221.

January Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall. Live music by “Happy to Be Here” featuring Jim and Martha Stey and others. Tom Paul will teach and call contra and square dances. No experience or partners are necessary. Free for SAGA and JVs. Adults $8, AFF and JIF members $7, Seniors and students $5. Details: 463-3214.

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.

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.

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

Artist talk: One night stand, 5-7 p.m. JACC. With Christy NaMee Eriksen. Free. Details: www.jahc.org.

Marie Drake Planetarium, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. “Neptune and Poseidon” with Ken Fix, science and mythology of the planet Neptune. Also “The Stars Tonight.” Free. Details: 500-2941.

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.

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen performance, with Leah Sturgis jewelry, 6 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon, Beginning at 6 p.m.: Leah Sturgis jewelry and meet-n-greet. Rank Solivan & DIrty Kitchen performance starts at 7:30. $22. Details: dirtykitchenband.com.

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