Arts calendar



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. Featured speakers, 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.

Poetry Omnibus winners reading, 6:30 p.m., downtown library, Participants will read their poetry before it is placed on Juneau buses.

First Thursday Reviewers’ Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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

Juneau Lyric Opera Messiah rehearsals, 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Rehearsals for Messiah concerts at the end of April.. Details: 586-2742.


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

First Friday Art Walk, 4:30-7:30 p.m., various locations downtown. See this week’s Arts section for details.

Kevin Roth Concert and Stories “My Quiet Times,” 6:30 p.m., Downtown Library. Kids, wear your pajamas! Great music, fun stories, and time to relax before bedtime. CD and books for sale at the event.

Woosh Kinaadeiyi poetry slam and open mic, 6-7:30 p.m., CHOCO Boutique, 127 S. Franklin St. Normally held the third Friday of every month, moved up in celebration of April as National Poetry Month.

Thodos Dance Chicago’s hip hop workshop, 7-9 p.m., JRC/The Alaska Club Valley. For middle/high school aged dancers with a basic/intermediate to advanced level of training. $20 per person. Register at or call JAHC at 586-2787. Limited space.

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

UAS Theater: “Little Murders,” 7 p.m, Hendrickson Building. Tickets $5 students, $10 general at the door.

Sit in With the Band, 9:30 p.m., Rendezvous. Every First Friday.


3-D bookmaking workshop with mixed media artist Margot Klass, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Alaska State Museum. Klass will guide middle and high school students in creating their own four-frame, three-dimensional telescoping books, also known as tunnel books. Free. Pre-register by calling 465-2901.

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

Making Your Art Work for You: Tools for Marketing, Communications & Sales, 1-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. With Sarah Asper-Smith. $15.75 including tax. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Details:

Chess Club, 2-5 p.m., Juneau Public Libraries, Chess playing for locals. Free.

Kevin Roth Songs and Stories, 3 p.m., Valley Library. Get ready for Folk Fest.

Discovery Southeast 23rd Annual Dinner & Auction. 5:30-9 p.m., Centennial Hall.

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

UAS Theater: “Little Murders,” 7 p.m, Hendrickson Building. Tickets $5 students, $10 general at the door.

Thodos Dance Chicago performance, 7:30 p.m.: JDHS auditorium. Tickets $5 - $30, available at JACC, Hearthside and


Easter Celebration At Eaglecrest, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. The public is invited to enjoy an Easter Egg hunt, bunny and bonnet contest, neon painting contest, bunny chase and bunny toss. Participate and get the chance to win season passes or multi-visit cards. Free and open to the public. Details: 790-2000 or

UAS Theater: “Little Murders,” 2 p.m, Hendrickson Building. Tickets $5 students, $10 general at the door.


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.


“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. Details:

Children’s Creative Play, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Wednesday evenings. Details: 586-6623,

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,


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


“American Reunion” (R) — Synopsis: Jim, Michelle, Stifler, and their friends reunite in East Great Falls, Michigan for their high school reunion.

“21 Jump Street” (R) — Synopsis: A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.


The Titanic” (PG-13) — In 3D. Synopsis: A boy and a girl from differing social backgrounds meet during the ill-fated maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic.

“The Hunger Games” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister’s place for the latest match.

“Wrath of the Titans” (PG-13) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the w

“Friends with Kids” (R) — Synopsis: Two best friends decide to have a child together while keeping their relationship platonic, so they can avoid the toll kids can take on romantic relationships.

“Mirror Mirror” (PG) — Synopsis: An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.


“A Separation” — 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Synopsis: Set in contemporary Iran, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents’ home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader.


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