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Arts & Culture event calendar

Posted: April 12, 2012 - 12:04am

ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

THURSDAY

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

Performance: Nicole Church & Stephanie Deroo, 5 p.m., the Rookery.

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.. Details: 586-2742.

38th annual Alaska Folk Festival, 7-10:45 p.m. Centennial Hall. Live 15-minute performances. Details: akfolkfest.org.

Alaska Folk Festival dance bands, 7 p.m. Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: akfolkfest.org.

Theater: “Flipzoids” preview, 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Pay as you can performance.

Open mic, 8 p.m., The Alaskan Hotel & Bar.

Performance: AK-49 Special, 8:30 p.m., The Hangar on the Wharf.

Performance: Rumblefish, 9 p.m., Rendezvous.

Performance: Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, 9 p.m., Red Dog Saloon.

FRIDAY

20th Annual Alaska Folk Festival All-Day Coffee & Jam, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Music, dancing, food. Details: akfolkfest.org.

Musical storytime with Fiddle De Dee Group, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

“Haa Léelk’w Hás Aaní Saax’ú: Our Grandparents’ Names on the Land,” booksigning with Thomas Thornton, noon-1 p.m., lobby of the Sealaska building.

Reading and book-signing by Alaska Writer Laureate Peggy Shumaker, Nichole Stellon O’Donnel and Amber Flora Thomas, noon, UAS Bookstore. Free to the public.

Second Friday Teen Hip-Hop class, 4-5 p.m., The Canvas. For ages 10 -18.

Alaska Folk Festival Annual Membership Meeting and Board Member Election, 5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

Performance: Travis Croteau and Friends, 5:30 p.m., the Rookery.

Online live performance: Anna Graceman singing the national anthem for the Seattle Mariners opener, 6:30 p.m. www.Mariners.com.

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

38th annual Alaska Folk Festival, 7-11:15 p.m. Centennial Hall. Live 15-minute performances. Details: akfolkfest.org. Details: akfolkfest.org.

Alaska Folk Festival dance bands, 7 p.m. Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: akfolkfest.org.

Sound & Motion: Alaskapella performance, 7 p.m., at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall.

Theater: “Flipzoids” preview, 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Pay as you can performance.

Performance: Caressa Starshine, 8 p.m., Rendezvous.

Performance: Tim Easton, 9 p.m., Red Dog Saloon.

Performance: Sean Tracey & Friends, 9 p.m., The Alaskan Hotel & Bar.

Performance: Chuck Hughes Band, 10 p.m., Rendezvous.

SATURDAY

Norwegian Breakfast, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Juneau Yacht Club. Food, music, door prizes, cultural displays, and children’s activities of Scandinavian games and crafts. Suggested donations are: $15 adult; $10 student/senior; and $5 child (12 and under). Details: 790-2966.

Lemonade Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Southeast Conference Office 612 W. Willoughby Ave. Free nationwide event for kids of all ages is a youth entrepreneurship program.

Alaska Folk Festival Family Concert, 10:30-11:30 a.m. • Sheffield Ballroom #1, Centennial Hall. Featuring Dan Pascucci, Robin Hopper, Fiddle De Dee. Details: akfolkfest.org.

38th annual Alaska Folk Festival, noon-3:45 p.m. Centennial Hall. Live 15-minute performances.

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.

Alaska Folk Festival 2nd Annual Liars’ and Fiddlers’ Consort, 1 to 3 p.m., Alaska State Museum. The event is free and open to all ages.

Open jam with John Ingalls, 2 p.m. the Rookery. Details: 586-6293

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

Alaska Folk Festival Songwriters Showcase, 3-6 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. Show up at the Silverbow to sign up. Details: akfolkfest.org.

Performance: Caressa Starshine and Friends, 5 p.m., the Rookery.

Ray Troll and the Ratfish Wranglers Musical Science Hour, 6 p.m., JACC. A special folk fest event. Musicians include Ray Troll, Shauna Lee, Brian Curtis, Andrea Murphy, Dave Rubin, Bob Banghart and Andrew Heist

Performance: Tim Easton,7 p.m., the Rookery.

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

38th annual Alaska Folk Festival, 7-11:30 p.m. Centennial Hall. Live 15-minute performances. Details: akfolkfest.org.

Alaska Folk Festival dance bands, 7 p.m. Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: akfolkfest.org.

Theater: “Flipzoids” opening night, 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Tickets at JACC, Hearthside Books, jahc.org, and generatortheater.org.

Performance Caressa Starshine, 8:30 p.m., the Hangar on the Wharf.

Performance: Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, 9 p.m., The Alaskan Hotel & Bar.

Performance: AK-49 Special, 9 p.m., Red Dog Saloon.

Performance: Raisin’ Holy Hell, 10 p.m., Rendezvous.

SUNDAY

38th annual Alaska Folk Festival, noon-3:45 p.m. Centennial Hall. Live 15-minute performances.

Mary Albanese presentation and book signing, 1 p.m. -2 p.m., Hearthside Books at the Nugget Mall. Albanese will sign copies of “Midnight Sun, Arctic Moon.” Details: 789-2750.

Words from the Word, 2 p.m., Downtown Library. High school exchange students will share information about their home countries. All ages and potluck dishes welcome.

38th annual Alaska Folk Festival, 7-10 p.m. Centennial Hall. Live 15-minute performances. Details: akfolkfest.org

Theater: “Flipzoids,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Tickets at JACC, Hearthside Books, jahc.org, and generatortheater.org.

Sean Tracey & Trouble, 9 p.m., Rendezvous.

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 and 11 a.m. in the Valley. Stories and songs for ages birth-2 years and their adult caregiver. Details: 586-5267 and 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

“Clink!” wine-tasting event to support JACC operations, 5 to 7 p.m., JACC. Live jazz, refreshments. $30/ticket or $50/two.

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.

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

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

 

MOVIES

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

20TH CENTURY TWIN

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

“The Cabin in the Woods” (R) — Synopsis: Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for.

GLACIER CINEMAS

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

“The Three Stooges” (PG) — Synopsis: While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry, and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality TV show.

“Lockout” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president’s daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

GOLD TOWN

“Boy” — 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Synopsis: It’s 1984, and Boy (James Rolleston) is a Maori 11-year-old growing up in a community off the coast of New Zealand. Boy and his younger brother Rocky (Te Aho Eketone-Whitu) — who likes to believe he has superpowers — are being raised by their grandmother after their mother died and their father abandoned the family.

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