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Arts & Culture event calendar

Posted: May 3, 2012 - 12:07am

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.

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.

JDHS Theatre Department’s “The Hallelujah Girls,” 7 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Thursday performance is “spa night” with special gveaways. Ladies encouraged to wear pjs and robes. Details: www.jdhsdrama.com.

 

FRIDAY

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

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

Free First Friday yoga, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. With Lindsey Bloom. Located upstairs above Gold Town Theater. Free.

Live Jazz, 5:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill. With Tom Locher, piano, and Wayne Norlund, saxophone. Every Friday night through the end of the season.

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

JDHS Theatre Department’s “The Hallelujah Girls,” 7 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Details: www.jdhsdrama.com.

Opening night: “Bigfoot and other lost souls,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Taj Mahal Trio, 8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

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

 

SATURDAY

Juneau Appreciation Day At DIPAC, 12-4 p.m., Macauley Fish Hatchery (DIPAC). A family-friendly event. Hot dogs, chilli, hands-on art, activities and touch tanks inside the Visitor’s Center. Free. Details: 463-4810.

“I Am Juneau” 3rd Annual International Pot Luck, 1-4 p.m., Sandy Beach. Every Juneau resident is invited to share your favorite dish. Free and family friendly. Second shelter. Look for the Juneau Human Rights banners. Details: 209-3952.

Next Saturday Band, 1-3 p.m., Big Blue Music Studio. Drop-in jamming at the Big Blue Music Studio on Saturday afternoons, 1-3, from now through May 12. Details: 790-4069.

Full Circle Music Recitals, 3-5 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church. The students of Greg Burger and Mary DeSmet range in age from 5 to 18. Both recitals present a variety of piano, voice, guitar, fiddle, mandolin and banjo music on everything from classical music to bluegrass. A reception follows. Free. Details: 789-3933.

Strings at the Shrine, 4 and 6:30 pm., Shrine of St Therese. Avalon String Quartet with Paul Rosenthal. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

Cinco De Mayo party, 4:30 p.m., The Flight Deck. With Mexican club music from DJ Manu. $5 admission includes free beer token.

MGVC 50th anniversary celebration, 6-8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Film showing, pie, featured speakers. Details:789-0097.

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

Celebration Ringers hand-bell concert, 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 10th and Glacier. Free, donations accepted.

Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m. at St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 5th and Gold streets. Featuring music by Impromptu. Tom Paul will teach and call contra and square dances. No experience or partners are needed. $8 adults, $7 JIF and AFF members, $5 seniors and students. Free for SAGA and JVs. Details: 463-3214.

WriteOn!, 7:30 TMHS auditorium. Student playwrights, student actors. Tickets at jahc.org, Hearthside and at the door.

“Bigfoot and other lost souls,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

 

SUNDAY

Lemonade Day Alaska, 10 a.m. Youth learn to set goals, plan, and are encouraged to give back to the community. To volunteer as an adult mentor, or to register kids contact: arielle@seconference.org. Details: (907) 532-4353 or alaska.lemonadeday.org/.

Classics and Capuccino with the Avalon String Quartet, 11 a.m., Heritage Coffee on Franklin Street. Free. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

Duplicate bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: David, 463-6174.

Full Circle Music Recitals, 3-5 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church. The students of Greg Burger and Mary DeSmet range in age from 5 to 18. Both recitals present a variety of piano, voice, guitar, fiddle, mandolin and banjo music on everything from classical music to bluegrass. A reception follows. Free. Details: 789-3933.

Hot Club of Cowtown, 7:30 p.m., Hope Hall. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

“Bigfoot and other lost souls,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Pay as you can performance. 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 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.

Brown Bag Concert Series featuring Hot Club of Cowtown, noon, State Office Building Atrium. Free. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

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.

 

TUESDAY

Brown Bag Concert Series, featuring Avalon String Quartet, noon, State Office Building Atrium. Free. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

Juneau History 101 workshop, with local historian and researcher Jim Geraghty, 6-8:30pm, Juneau Douglas City Museum. $25. Details: 586.3572 or www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum

 

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.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

SHI informational meeting for Celebration volunteers, 5-6 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room.

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.

Local Wildlife workshop, with Riley Woodford, 6-8:30pm., Juneau Douglas City Museum. $25. Details: 586.3572 or www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum

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., McPhetres Hall. Theme is: Secrets. Speakers are: Michael Levine, Becca Braun, Charles Rohrbacher, Carolyn Bergstrom, Angelo Katasse, Rep. Ron Clarke, and April Rebert.

Festival Cabaret, 7:30 p.m., JACC. Featuring Barney McClure and local singers. Tickets $20 general. Details: www.jazzandclassics.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

“The Avengers” (PG-13) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army.

“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

“The Secret World of Arrietty” — 7 p.m. Thursday-Wednesday; 9:30 Frdiay-Saturday; and 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday. 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.

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