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Arts & Culture event calendar

Posted: April 26, 2012 - 12:04am

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

Art of Place as Subsistence, 10 a.m. Glacier View Room, UAS.

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: Storytelling with Tom Cosgrove, 7 p.m., at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall.

Live music, 7-9 p.m., the Rookery, With Ed Littlefield, Christian Fabian, Kari Groven and Jason Caputo. at the Rookery. The evening will inlcude an opportunity for audience members to jam with the band. $5-10.

Native Jazz performance, featuring Ed Littlefield and Christian Fabian, 7-9 p.m., The Rookery. Beer and wine will be available. Pay-as-you-can $5 to $10.

“Conflicting Visions: How Jewish Should the Jewish State Be?” 7:30-9 p.m., Temple Sukkat Shalom, 211 Cordoba St. With Ran Bar Yoshafat, a visiting speaker from Israel.

Theater: “Flipzoids,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Followed by a talk-back with Christine Marasigan. Tickets at JACC, Hearthside Books, jahc.org, and generatortheater.org.

“Messiah, Part 1” performance, 8 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School Auditorium. With Juneau Lyric Opera and conductor Bruce Simonson. Pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. Tickets $25, $18 seniors, $10 students. Details: www.juneauopera.org and 586-2742.

 

SATURDAY

Juneau Audubon Society’s Berners Bay Cruises, 8:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., Statter Harbor. Four hours each. Various local experts will be on board to provide naturalist interpretation for guests. Tickets $45 adults, $25 students and $10 children, at Hearthside Books.

Chess Club, 12-5 p.m., Juneau Public Libraries. Chess Games.

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.

Gastineau Genealogical Society, 1 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The program will be “lost Alaskans” by Deborah Smith. This is the story of Alaskans sent to Morningside Hospital in Portland, Oregon. Visitors welcome.. Details: 586-3695.

Drummers and dancers gathering, with a Native artist market, 1-5:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. All members of the public are welcome to attend this community event.

Road to Washington art installation, 4 p.m., Marine Park. Led by Mk MacNaughton. Participants will place artist-made bones on the docks as part of a nationwide project calling attention to genocide and other atrocities going on around the world. Details: 957-2061.

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

JDHS Interact Sleep-out For The Homeless, 7 p.m., Safeway Parking Lot. This event aims to raise awareness for the 200+ homeless students in the Juneau School District. Members will sleep outside for 12 hours, and hand out flyers at Safeway. Money raised goes to the Glory Hole and the JDHS Homeless Fund.

Juneau Jumpers Spring Show, 7-8 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. Season finale spring show. A silent dessert auction and raffle drawing. $3 students, $5 adults, $10 families. Details:790-4544.

“Growing Up in Israel: My Personal Story: A Program for Young Persons and Parents,” 7-8 p.m., Temple Sukkat Shalom. With Ran Bar Yoshafat, a visiting speaker from Israel.

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

“Messiah, Part 2 and 3” performance, 8 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School Auditorium. Pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. With Juneau Lyric Opera and conductor Bruce Simonson. Tickets $25, $18 seniors, $10 students. Details: www.juneauopera.org.

Juneau Senior Center fundraiser, 8 p.m., Latinos Restaurant. $10 admission will benefit the Juneau Senior Center. Live music with Strange Paths, Public Aggression, Pint Size Villain, Namee, Alan & Tyler Preston Band. The emcee will be Ronnie Ramone of the “Rock And Roll Radio Show With Ronnie Ramone” from KXLL.

Live music: Kari Groven and the Wristrockets, 10 p.m., the Viking (upstairs).

 

SUNDAY

Presentation & Book Signing with Sarah Isto, 1-3 p.m., Hearthside Books & Toys, Sarah Isto will present “The Fur Farms of Alaska.”

Theater: “Flipzoids,” 2 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Tickets at JACC, Hearthside Books, jahc.org, and generatortheater.org.

“Messiah, Parts 1,2 and 3” performance, 3 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School Auditorium. Pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. With Juneau Lyric Opera and conductor Bruce Simonson. . Performance will include Juneau Douglas High School Choir and Alaska Youth Choir. Tickets $25, $18 seniors, $10 students. Details: www.juneauopera.org.

“What Could Peace Look Like? An Israeli Perspective,” 4-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 W 10th St. With Ran Bar Yoshafat, a visiting speaker from Israel.

“Understanding the Israeli-Arab Conflict,” 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, 350 Whittier St. With Ran Bar Yoshafat, a visiting speaker from Israel.

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.

Lunch and learn presentation: “A View From Israel: Questions and Answers about Israel Today,” noon to 1 p.m., State Office Building. With Ran Bar Yoshafat, a visiting speaker from Israel.

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.

“Becoming Human: Getting Beyond Stereotypes,” 6:30-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. With Ran Bar Yoshafat, a visiting speaker from Israel. This talk will include a dialogue with the Juneau Muslim exchange students, including a Palestinian youth, and is open to teens in grades 5 through 12.

 

 

WEDNESDAY

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

“The Raven” (R) — Synopsis: When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.

“Safe” (R) — Synopsis: ei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei’s trail.

 

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 Pirates! Band of Misfits” (PG) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.

“The Five-Year Engagement” (R) — Synopsis: This film charts the ups and downs of an engaged couple’s relationship.

 

GOLD TOWN

“Goon” — 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Synopsis: The sports comedy Goon stars Seann William Scott as Doug Glatt, a slacker from a rich family who discovers he has a knack for hockey brawls. Dragged to a game by his best friend, Doug punches out the visiting team’s toughest player when the angered thug rushes into the stands. The home team quickly recruits Doug (even though he can’t skate) and encourages him to beat up their opponents.

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