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Art, Events & Music

Posted: February 16, 2012 - 1:02am

THURSDAY, Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

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

Elizabeth Peratrovich at a Graveside Memorial Service, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Evergreen Cemetery. Organized by Alaska Native Sisterhood, Alaska Native Brotherhood, Glacier Valley Camp 70, ANS Juneau Camp 2, and Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. Free and open to the public. Details: Allison Rhyner at 463-7142 or arhyner@ccthita.org.

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

Elizabeth Peratrovich Commemorative Ceremony, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Avenue. Ceremony, emceed by Tlingit Haida Central Council President Edward Thomas, will include a keynote address by Carolyn Brown (League of Women Voters), and a dance performance by Wooch ji.een. Soup and dessert will be provided. Free and open to the public. Details: Allison Rhyner at 463-7142 or arhyner@ccthita.org.

Wax museum, 6-7 p.m. Auke Bay School. hallways. Fifth graders will perform as historical figures, living and dead.

Gospel workshop 6:30–8 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. With Rev. Bobby Lewis of Harlem N.Y., and pianist Eustace Johnson. Presented in recognition of Black History Month.

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 for Messiah concerts at the end of April. Thursday and some Monday evenings until concert time. Join the conductor Bruce Simonson and the chorus for $30 plus a score for $10.. Details: 586-2742.

Preview performance: Theatre in the Rough’s “The Lion iin Winter,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Details: www.theatreintherough.org.

 

FRIDAY

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

Fat Friday Follies, 5:30-7 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. The event features a pancake dinner and variety show, with an array of songs and skits performed by members of the community. Free, donations accpeted.

Poetry slam, 6-8:30 p.m. Thunder Mountain High School. With Christy NaMee Eriksen and Na Haan. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m., show starts at 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation $5.

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

Fireside Lecture: President Harding’s visit to Alaska, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. With local historian Jim Geraghty. Series runs every Friday through March 23. Details: 789-0097.

Gospel workshop 6:30–8 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. With Rev. Bobby Lewis of Harlem N.Y., and pianist Eustace Johnson. Presented in recognition of Black History Month.

Muslim Student Ambassadors In Juneau, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Muslim exchange students from Turkey, Palestine, Kuwait, and Egypt will speak about their own cultures and their experiences as Juneau high school students. Students are sponsored by the U.S. State Department’s Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program. Free. Details: 789-9229.

Theatre in the Rough’s “The Lion iin Winter,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall, corner of 4th and Gold Streets. Tickets at Hearthside Books, the JACC and at the door. Details: www.theatreintherough.org

 

SATURDAY

Arts, Crafts and Antiques Fair, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Nugget Mall. Free.

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.

One People, One Earth, 1-5 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Join climate scientists, Alaska Native elders, and faith leaders for an interactive conversation to inspire action on climate change through greater respect for the earth and one another. Free. Details: 978-7766.

“A Touch of Texture” class, 2-4 p.m., Juneau Douglas City Museum. Art class for youth ages 8-16, offered in conjunction with the Museum’s upcoming 12x12 Community Art exhibit. Led by museum intern Victoria Brown.

Eaglecrest Fireworks Spectacular, 4-6 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Events start at 4 p.m. and include live entertainment by Tramwreck, a bonfire, torchlight parade, and snacks followed by a fireworks display. Free. Details: 790-2000.

Black Awareness Association’s annual Soul Food dinner, 5:30 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Center. The menu includes fried catfish, fried chicken, BBQ ribs, potato salad, greens and cornbread, macaroni and cheese, sweet potatoes peach cobbler and sweet potato pie. Details: Sherry Patterson at 957-0630.

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

Rollergirls Derby Bout: Juneau Vs. Yukon Rollergirls, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Must be 21 and older or with a parent to attend; there will be a no-host bar. Tickets $20, available at the JAHC, Hearthside, Rainy Day Retreat and juneaurollergirls.com. Five percent of proceeds go to a local charity.

Theatre in the Rough’s “The Lion iin Winter,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall, corner of 4th and Gold Streets. Tickets at Hearthside Books, the JACC and at the door. Details: www.theatreintherough.org.

Juneau Symphony Showcase Chamber concert, 8 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Featuring symphony musicians playing their favorite solo and ensemble pieces in an intimate setting. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JACC or www.juneausymphony.org. $12 at the door.

Mardi Gras dance party, 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m., The Rendezvous. Come celebrate the season with the Krewe Chanceaux and the Rendezvous. Juneau’s own Cajun band, Fais Do Do, and RayJen Cajun Band, from Homer. Red beans and rice and complimentary masks to help get you in the spirit. $10.

 

SUNDAY

Gospel celebration, 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Presented in recognition of Black History Month.

Juneau Symphony Showcase Chamber concert, 3 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Featuring symphony musicians playing their favorite solo and ensemble pieces in an intimate setting. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JACC or www.juneausymphony.org. $12 at the door.

 

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.

“Writing at the Bottom of the Sea” with Sneed B. Collard lll, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Douglas Library.

“The Northern Lights” presentation, 6:30-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. With astronomy lecturer Dennis Mammana. Details: mariedrakeplantearium.com or 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.

Brown Bag Lecture, noon, Alaska State Museum. Larry Hibpshman, an archivist with the Alaska State Archives, will present, “The Alaska State Archives: Best Kept Secret in the State.” Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch.

Wildlife Wednesday Series: “Bears Eating Trees” with Laurie Craig, 7-8:30 p.m., UAS Egan Glacier View Room.

Lecture, noon, Alaska State Museum. Bring a lunch. Free.

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

 

 

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