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Arts & Culture event calendar

Posted: June 7, 2012 - 12:03am

ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

THURSDAY

Celebration 2012: Native Artist Market, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sealaska Plaza. Featuring more than 40 booths with authentic Native arts and crafts for sale. Free. Details: 463-4844.

Celebration 2012: Grand Entrance Procession, 8:30 a.m., ANB Hall to Centennial Hall.

Celebration 2012: Oyster Fest, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sealaska Plaza. Sealaska, through its subsidiary Haa Aani, will host its first-ever Oyster Fest, featuring samples of Alaska seafood. Located in the lot adjacent to Sealaska Heritage Institute. Free. Details: 463-4844.

Celebration 2012: Face Stamp Workshop, 12-2 p.m., JACC. Taught by Lorene (Shadootla) Hanlon. Learn about face stamps and make your own. $10. Details: 463-4844.

Celebration 2012: Soapberry Contest, 2 p.m., JACC. Contestants compete for best soapberries. Free. Details: 463-4844.

Celebration 2012: All-ages Songwriting Workshop, 5-7 p.m., JACC. DrumSongProject with singer/songster/song mentor George Holly. Participants will learn an approach to songwriting, and in the space of two hours will write a group song and be able to dance it. Free. Details: 463-4844.

Celebration 2012: Black Seaweed Judging, 8-9 p.m., Egan Room, Centennial Hall. Judges sample seaweed entries from the Black Seaweed contest at Celebration.free. Details: 463-4844.

 

FRIDAY

Celebration 2012: Native Artist Market, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sealaska Plaza. Featuring more than 40 booths with authentic Native arts and crafts for sale. Free. Details: 463-4844.

Celebration 2012: Artist Demonstrations By Past Juried Art Show Winners , 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., JACC. Featuring Della Cheney, Teri Rofkar, Nick Galanin, Rick Beasley, Wayne Price, Merle Anderson. Free. Details: 463-4844.

Celebration 2012: Lecture: “Haa Léelk’w Hás Aani Saax’ú: Our Grandparents’ Names On The Land,” 1-2:30 p.m., Sealaska Board Room. Thomas Thornton and Harold Martin will talk about the Southeast Native place names project and recently completed atlas. Followed by a book signing. Free. Details: 463-4844.

Celebration 2012: Formline Design Workshop With Nick Galanin, 1-3:30 p.m., JACC. Learn the basics of Tlingit formline. This is a two part workshop. Come for one or both. $10/session. Details: 463-4844.

Celebration 2012: Workshop: The Way Our Grandparents Once Told Stories, 4:30-6:30 p.m., JACC. Taught by Ishmael Hope. We invite tradition bearers and students to come together and honor the art of storytelling and oratory; together with humility, reverence, patience, love, and humor. Free. Details: 463-4844.

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.

Celebration 2012: Open Mic: Poetry, Storytelling, Music, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Open to customary or customary-inspired performers. Hosted by Nae Tumulak and Ricky Tagaban. Sign up at 7 p.m. at Gold Town, or throughout the day at Centennial Hall. Pay as you can. Details: 463-4844.

 

SATURDAY

Celebration 2012: Native Artist Market, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sealaska Plaza. Featuring more than 40 booths with authentic Native arts and crafts for sale. Free. Details: 463-4844.

Free Entrance Day, 8 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise. Free.

Second Saturday Farmers & Crafters Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Airport Shopping Center. Monthly market with locally grown produce, baked goods, handmade crafts, unique gifts, free books, a featured artist and more. Free. Details: 523-5667.

Celebration 2012: Language Open House, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., JACC. Demo of language project and materials. Free. Details: 463-4844.

Celebration 2012: Lecture: Northern Northwest Coast Native Headgear, 2 p.m., Sealaska Plaza, Fourth Floor Boardroom. Steve Hendrickson will talk about origins, types, and styles of Northwest Coast hats and headdresses. Free. Details: 463-4844.

Celebration 2012: Formline Design Workshop With Nick Galanin, 2 p.m., JACC. Part two of a two part workshop. Come for one or both. $10/session. Details: 463-4844.

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

Juneau Symphony Pops Concert, 8-10 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. More than 50 local musicians will join the Thunder Mountain Big Band for a night of American jazz. $10-24. Details: 586-4676.

 

SUNDAY

Sunday Market, 12-4 p.m., JACC. Every Sunday through Aug. 26. Local art and crafts. Details: jahc.org.

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

 

MONDAY

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Mondays and Wednesdays. Details: David, 463-6174.

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.

 

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

“Battleship” (PG-13) Synopsis: A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

“The Avengers” (PG-13) 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.

 

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Prometheus” (R) In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

“Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” (PG) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.

“Snow White and the Huntsman” (PG-13) — Synopsis: In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.

“The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” (PG-13) — Synopsis: British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.

“Men in Black 3” (PG-13) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: Agent J travels in time to MIB’s early years in the 1960s, to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

 

GOLD TOWN

“Reel Injun” — 7 p.m. Thursday, 4:30 Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Synopsis: Director Neil Diamond (a member of Canada’s Cree community) offers a look at the past, present and future of Native People on the big screen in the documentary “Reel Injun,” which includes interviews with actors Adam Beach, Graham Greene and Sacheen Littlefeather, filmmakers Chris Eyre and Zacharias Kunuk, and artists and activists John Trudell and Russell Means; Clint Eastwood and Jim Jarmusch also speak about Hollywood’s history and their own experiences in presenting Native Americans in their films.

“Smokin’ Fish” — 5 p.m. Thursday, 1 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Synopsis: Cory Mann is a quirky Tlingit businessman hustling to make a dollar in Juneau. He gets hungry for smoked salmon, nostalgic for his childhood and decides to spend a summer smoking fish at this family’s traditional fish camp. By turns tragic, bizarre, or just plain ridiculous, Smokin’ Fish tells the story of one man’s attempt to navigate the messy zone of collision between the modern world and an ancient culture.

“For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska” — 2:30 p.m. Friday. Synopsis: “For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska” is a blend of documentary and drama, with re-enactments, new interviews, and rare historic footage and photographs. This one-hour film traces the remarkable story of Alaska’s civil rights movement in a series of victories for citizenship, voting rights, school desegregation and freedom from discrimination won over the course of the 20th Century—one generation inspiring the next.

“Headhunters” (R) — 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Synopsis: A man living on both sides of the law is caught in a dangerous game in this thriller from Norwegian director Morten Tyldum. Roger Brown (Aksel Hennie) makes his living as a corporate recruiter, finding talented people who work for other companies and making them lucrative offers to join the firm currently signing his paychecks. Roger’s work brings with it a handsome salary, but he suffers crushing insecurity when it comes to his beautiful wife Diana (Synnove Macody Lund), and he constantly showers her with expensive gifts in hopes of staying on her good side.

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