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Art Events & Music

Posted: March 8, 2012 - 12:02am
Frank Qutuq Irelan as Aivaaq and Josiah Patkotak as Qalli in Memento Films' "On the Ice." This film, made in Barrow, has been held over at the Gold Town Nickelodeon for one more weekend, with shows running Thursday through Sunday.  Courtesy of Memento Films
Courtesy of Memento Films
Frank Qutuq Irelan as Aivaaq and Josiah Patkotak as Qalli in Memento Films' "On the Ice." This film, made in Barrow, has been held over at the Gold Town Nickelodeon for one more weekend, with shows running Thursday through Sunday.

THURSDAY

Elementary School Art display, Nugget Mall Shopping Center. Art created by Juneau’s Elementary School students. Through March 11. Free.

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

Lenten Lunch Series, noon, Northern Light United Church. Organized by the Juneau Cooperative Church Council. Theme is “Giving Up . . . Lent Matters.” Every Thursday during Lent. Speakers will include Representatives Cathy Munoz and Beth Kertulla, Bob Chatfield, Geoff Bullock, Kim Poole, Nancy Davis, and Sam & Gayle Trivette. Homemade soups and breads available.

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

Wild and Scenic Film Festival, 6-9:30 p.m., JACC. Kids film festival- 6-7 p.m.; all-ages festival- 7:30-9:30 p.m., theme is “wild water.” Hosted by The Juneau Watershed Partnership. $20 for admission and a 1-year membership to the JWP, $10 for adults, and $5 for students 17 and under and Seniors. Kids under 5 are free. Beer garden for 21+ older, door prizes, sponsor giveaways, food and fun. Details: www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org.

Open House: Internet Safety And The Owl Project, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Public Libraries. Online with Libraries (OWL) will bring technology enhancements in the form of new public computers, video conferencing equipment and increased bandwidth to the Juneau Public Libraries. Free. Details: 586-0442.

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.

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

 

FRIDAY

Elementary School Art display, Nugget Mall Shopping Center. Art created by Juneau’s Elementary School students. Through March 11. Free.

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

Glitters, 5:08 p.m. and 9:27 p.m., JACC.

Five Finger Lighthouse fundraiser, 5:30--8 p.m., The Hangar Ballroom. The Juneau Lighthouse Association is hosting a Wine tasting and olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting to support the continued restoration of Five Finger Lighthouse. Tickets $20 at door. Details: 209-4280.

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

Fireside Lecture, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Series runs every Friday through March 23. Details: 789-0097.

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.

Opera To Go’s “Rusalka,” 7:30 p.m., TMHS auditorium. General admission $20, seniors $15 and students $5. Tickets at Juneau Arts & Culture Center, Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books, and at www.operatogo.net.

Opening night: Perseverance Theatre’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets online at www.perserverancetheatre.org and 463-TIXS. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org

 

SATURDAY

Elementary School Art display, Nugget Mall Shopping Center. Art created by Juneau’s Elementary School students. Through March 11. Free.

Coffee & Collections: “Photographing Juneau,” 10:30 a.m., Juneau Douglas City Museum. With photographer John Hyde. Details: www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum or 586-3572.

Floyd Dryden Orchestra performance, noon, Nugget Mall.

19th annual Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair, noon-1:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auxiliary gym. A competition open to all high school students featuring students from Juneau, Skagway, Petersburg, and Angoon. The public is invited. Free. Details: 209-8000.

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.

Bunco for Breast Cancer, 4:30 p.m., Tlingit & Haida Community Center 3235 Hospital Drive. Hosted by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Event includes raffle, door prizes and potluck; bring a dish to share. $25, all proceeds go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Details: Tamara, 796-8655/723-0826 or tsimone@bartletthospital.org

Glitterz: Public Art Creation and Musical Invention, 5:08 p.m., JACC. A two part event. Part one is all-ages and features the creation of a public art work and a performance by percussionist Ed Littlefield. Part two, at 9:27 p.m., is 21+ and features music by Playboy Spaceman and Tigerpilot. Full bar. $5.

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

Ballroom dance, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities Center. Free for UAS students, $3 for non-students. Free hustle lesson with Pat Belec at 7:30 p.m. followed by DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and latin dances. Details: Eric, 957-1217.

Nearly Normal Road Trip with Tom Cosgrove, 7 p.m., Downtown Library, Two adults, two preteens in one minivan for 14 weeks. What could go wrong? Tom shares his personal experiences of his family’s 10,000 mile road trip. PG-8 (Enjoyed most by those over 8 years of age). Free.

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.

Opera To Go’s “Rusalka,” 7:30 p.m., TMHS auditorium. General admission $20, seniors $15 and students $5. Tickets at Juneau Arts & Culture Center, Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books, and at www.operatogo.net.

Perseverance Theatre’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets online at www.perserverancetheatre.org and 463-TIXS. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Chrome Forest performance, 9 p.m., Viking Lounge Pull Tabs & Billiards. Classic rock band. No cover.

 

SUNDAY

Elementary School Art display, Nugget Mall Shopping Center. Art created by Juneau’s Elementary School students. Through March 11. Free.

Theatre in the Rough’s “The Lion iin Winter,” 2 p.m., McPhetres Hall, corner of 4th and Gold Streets. Tickets at Hearthside Books, the JACC and at the door. Details: www.theatreintherough.org.

2nd Annual High Gravity Games, 2-6:00 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Includes a keg toss, downhill-dummy race, an Alaskan beer garden, and a special Alaskan apres ski menu at the Eaglecrest Grill. Proceeds of the days activities will go to the Red Cross of Southeast. Details: skijuneau.com.

Brett Crawford performance: “Some Of My Favorites,” 3 p.m., Northern Light United Church. A recital by tenor Brett Crawford, accompanied on the piano by Janis Capelle of Athens, Texas. Tickets available at juneauopera.org, Hearthside and Rainy Retreat books and the JACC. $15/$12/$5Norther. Details: 586-2742.

Family movie, 3 p.m., Douglas Public Library. Every second Sunday. Free. Details: 364-2378.

Perseverance Theatre’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Pay as you can performance. Tickets online at www.perserverancetheatre.org and 463-TIXS. 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.

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., Juneau Senior Center, Egan Drive and 12th Street. Park behind building, enter through back door, beside the glass-enclosed greenhouse. Details: Ron, 586-1796.

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

 

TUESDAY

“Quliaqtuaqtuqpuk Tuugaaqmi (Our Stories in Ivory): Reconnecting Arctic Narratives with Engraved Drill Bows,” noon-1 p.m., Alaska State Museum. With Amy Chan. Guests are invited to bring a lunch to the lecture.

 

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.

Halau Hula ‘o ‘Olili’ula classes, 6-8 p.m., dance studio at the Filipino Community Hall. Every Wed evening with instructor Leimomi Martin. Details: leimomi@halauhulaooliliula.org.

Children’s Creative Play, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Wednesday evenings. Group activities include: music, games, movies, ice skating, visiting the library, Planetarium, climbing wall. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

A Window Between Worlds, women’s art support group, 6-7:30 p.m., Aware. Wednesday evenings Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Mudrooms, 7 p.m., McPhetre’s Hall at Holy Trinity Church. A live storytelling event with Eric Borass, Kiara Alexander, Beth Weigel, Pete Griffin, Pat McLear Katie Spielberger and Brian DeLay.

WIldlife Wednesday: “Whales & Bears,” 7- 8:30 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. With Jay Beedle, Jayleen Beedle and Mark Kelley. Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Details: Tina at 523-5402

 

MOVIES

As of Friday; see www.juneaumovies.com or call 463-FLIX (3549) for the latest movie times.

20TH CENTURY TWIN

“Project X” (R) — Synopsis: Three high school seniors throw a birthday party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.

“Act of Valor” (R) — Synopsis: An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“John Carter” (PG-13) — In 3D. Synopsis: Transplanted to Mars, a Civil War vet discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter a princess who is in desperate need of a savior.

“The Secret World of Arietty” (G) — Synopsis: The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family’s residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.

“Silent House” (R) — Synopsis: Trapped inside her family’s lakeside retreat, a young woman finds she is unable to contact the outside world as events become increasingly ominous in and around the house.

“The Iron Lady” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

“Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” (PG) — In 3D. Synopsis: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

 

GOLD TOWN

“On the Ice” 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, March 8-11, and 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Synopsis: In this feature film debut by Barrow filmmaker Andrew Okpeaha MacLean, two teenage boys who have grown up like brothers go about their lives in the comfortable claustrophobia of an isolated Alaskan town.

“Splinters”– 7 p.m. Tuesday-Wedensday, March 13-14. Synopsis: In the 1980s, a pilot left behind a surfboard in a remote seaside village in Papua New Guinea, a land known for cargo cults and cannibalism. Twenty years later, the sport of surfing is splintering Vanimo Village.

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