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Arts & Culture event calendar

Posted: May 9, 2012 - 11:02pm



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

Lecture: Edward Chow. “Shifting International Petroleum Landscape,” 5 p.m., KTOO TV Studio. Edward Chow is Senior Fellow Csis Energy And National Security Program.

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

Presentation: Susan Chapman, author of “Five Keys to Mindful Communication,” 7 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Juneau Public libraries and the Juneau Shambhala Center. Free. Details:

Juneau Jazz & Classics: Mad About Beethoven, 7:30 p.m., Holy Trinity Church. Featuring Avalon String Quartet. Tickets $25 general/$22 seniors/$18 students.

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



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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Second Friday Teen Hip-hop Class, 4-5 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. Teen hip-hop class every second Friday at the Canvas. For youth ages 10-18. All levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Taught by Kim Andree. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-1750.

Exhibit opening: “Dan DeRoux’s History of Alaska,” 4:30-7 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Reception sponsored by Friends of the Alaska State Museum.

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.

Juneau Jazz & Classics: Jazz Licks at Six with Barney McClure, 6 p.m., The Rookery Cafe. Free.

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

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

Juneau Jazz & Classics: The California Honeydrops, 8 p.m., Hope Hall. Blues, Gospel, R&B. Tickets $25 general/$22 seniors/$18 students.



Walk MS, 9 a.m., Brotherhood Bridge parking lot. Proceeds from Walk MS support research and local programs for people living with multiple sclerosis. Details: or call 562-7347.

Juneau Maritime Festival, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Marine Park.

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.

Juneau Jazz & Classics: Blues Cruise, 5 and 9 p.m., Statter Harbor, Auke Bay. Featuring The California Honeydrops. Tickets $75 (5 p.m.), $60 (9 p.m.)

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:

Alaska Youth Choir Presents “Spring Is Singing,” 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Featuring Auke Bay Little Orcas and soloist Cathy Pashigian. AYC’s annual Spring Concert. Tickets at JACC box office, Hearthside Books,, and at the door. $10 per person/$25 per family of 4. Details: 790-3310.

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



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

Family Movie, 3 p.m., Douglas Public Library. Free. Details: 364-2378.

Juneau Jazz & Classics: Family Concert, 3 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Free.

Juneau Jazz & Classics: Puttin’ On The Ritz, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Featuring Barney McClure, Yoni Levyatov, Linda Rosenthal, Paul Rosenthal and Jeffrey Solow. Tickets $40 general.

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



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, noon, State Office Building Atrium. Featuring the US Marine Band Jazz Combo. Free.

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.

Live at Five, with the US Marine Band Jazz Combo, 5 p.m.–6 p.m., JACC. Free.

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.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp #2 membership meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau Senior Center (895 West 12th Street). Details: Janet, 209-6330.

Shostakovich on the Big Screen, 7-9 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Music and a movie with host Jeffrey Solow. Free.



Brown Bag Concert Series, featuring Barney McClure, noon, State Office Building Atrium. Free.

Jazz Workshop: Let’s Improvise, 7-9 p.m., UAS Classroom Wing. With Barney McClure. $25.

Piano Master Class, 7-9 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. With Yoni Levyatov. $25.

Chamber Music Coaching (for pre-formed groups) 7-9 p.m., UAS Classroom Wing. With Jeffrey Solow. $25.

Flim: “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican,” 7 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Q&A to follow film. Details: Patty,789-4014 or



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.

Duets at the Depot, 5:30–6:30 p.m., Alaskan Brewing Co. Downtown Depot. Featuring Linda and Paul Rosenthal, Jeffrey Solow. Free.

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,

Jazz Jam with Barney McClure, 7:30 p.m., Lucky Lady. Free.



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


“October Baby” (PG-13) Synopsis: A college freshman’s world is rocked when she learns she is the adopted survivor of an attempted abortion.

“Think Like a Man” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have been using Steve Harvey’s relationship advice against them.



“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 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.

“Chimpanzee” (G) — Synopsis: A 3-year-old chimpanzee is separated from his troop and is then adopted by a fully-grown male.

“Dark Shadows” (PG-13) — Synopsis: An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp,), is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.

“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.



“Jeff, who lives at home” — 7 p.m. Thursday-Wednesday. Synopsis: Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.

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