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Arts & Culture event calendar

Posted: April 18, 2012 - 11:02pm

ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

THURSDAY

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 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: DancingArtists@gmail.com.

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

 

FRIDAY

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

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

Sound & Motion: Tidal Echoes launch party, 7 p.m., at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall. 10th anniversary edition features the work of Gustavus writer Kim Heacox and Juneau artist Patrice Helmar.

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

English Country Dance, 7:30-10:30 pm, Smith Hall at Chapel by the Lake. Live music by Labrador Tea (Juneau musicians Beth Leibowitz and Wendy Parker). $12.

 

SATURDAY

Improv into Scripted Theater workshop, 9 a.m., Hangar Ballroom, Merchants Wharf. With Shaun Landry. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JACC, or www.jahc.org. Details: 209-8958.

English Country Dance workshops, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., JACC. Led by Bruce Hamilton of Menlo Park Calif. Each session will feature new dances and is open to dancers of all levels of experience. Partners are not necessary and all dances are taught and called. $10 per class.

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.

Two Person Improv workshop, 1:30 p.m., Hangar Ballroom, Merchants Wharf. With Shaun Landry. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JACC, or www.jahc.org. Details: 209-8958.

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

A virtual visit to the Royal Tyrrell Paleontology Museum, 2:30 p.m., Juneau Public Libraries. All ages welcome. Dino stories, snacks and crafts begin at 2:30 p.m. and dinosaurs will be onscreen at 3 p.m.

Daddy-Daughter Dance, 6-9 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Commons. Dads and daughters of all ages are welcome. Fundraiser for JDHS activities.

Juneau Pride Chorus Concert “Come Walk With Us”, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Hear music the chours will be taking to the GALA Choruses Festival in Denver in July, and more. Opening act Cayenne Blue. Silent auction at 6:30 p.m., oncert at 7:30 p.m. Advance/door Adult $16/18; child-senior $13/15; family $35/$38.

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

Live Jazz, 7 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Wth Tom Locher on piano.

“Whatever It Is, We’re Against It,” 7 p.m., Hangar on the Wharf Ballroom. A performace by improv comedy duo Landry & Summers. Also appearing: Not Safe for Improv and Morally Improv-erished. Tickets: Hearthside Books and jahc.org.$15. Details: 209-8958.

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

English Country Dance, 7:30-10:30 pm, Smith Hall at Chapel by the Lake. Live music by Labrador Tea (Juneau musicians Beth Leibowitz and Wendy Parker). $12.

Performance: Diatribe NW, Silver Jackson, OC Notes, 9 p.m., The Alaskan Hotel & Bar.

 

SUNDAY

Artmaking workshop for One Million Bones project, 3-5 p.m., Sketch Studio parking lot, corner of Front & Main Street downtown Juneau. With MK MacNaughton. In prepartion for the One Million Bones installation at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in Marine Park.

Empty Bowls, 5-7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Soups, bread and cookies, bowls, music, coffee, silent auction, and more.

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

“Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness” film showing and discussion, 6:30 p.m., Gold Town Theater. With Rabbi Dov Gartenberg and Geoff Kirsch. $12 or 2 for $22 for Congregation Sukkat Shalom members.

 

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.

KRNN Concert Series: Native Jazz, 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon Theater. Admission is $12 in advance at www.krnn.org and $15 at the door.

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.

“Write Hard, Die Free” reading and book signing with Howard Weaver, 6:30-8 p.m., Hearthside Books at the Nugget Mall.

 

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

“Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik’s vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.

“The Lucky One” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A Marine travels to North Carolina after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war.

“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.

“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: Set on the east coast of New Zealand in the year 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old kid and devout Michael Jackson fan, gets a chance to know his father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.

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