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Arts & Culture event calendar

Posted: July 12, 2012 - 12:01am

ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

THURSDAY

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

FRIDAY

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. Youth ages 10-18 are invited to bust a move with chill tunes in a relaxed environment. All levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Taught by Kim Andree. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-1750.

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. Details: 463-3412.

Concerts in the Park, 5:30 p.m., Marine Park. Bring your own chairs. Details: jahc.org.

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

Meg Mackey Band live performance, 8 p.m., JACC. Tickets: $10 in advance at Hearthside Books, the JACC, or online at www.jahc.org, or $15 at the door. Liz Snyder will open. All ages.

SATURDAY

Tsimshian carver Abel Ryan demonstration, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Alaska State Museum.

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

French Night, 7 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. French food, wine and music featuring vocalist Beatrice Caujolle accompanied by Tom Locher, piano and David Sheakley, drums.

Burning Runway, 7 p.m., JACC. Wine and champagne tasting, fashion show and dance party. Fundraiser for Burning Rain. Tickets $15 and $20 at the JACC, Hearthside Books, jahc.org.

SUNDAY

Tsimshian carver Abel Ryan demonstration, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Alaska State Museum.

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

WEDNESDAY

“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.

 

MOVIES

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

20TH CENTURY TWIN

“Ted” (R) Synopsis: A story centered on a man and his teddy bear, who comes to life as the result of a childhood wish.

“Savages” (R) Synopsis: Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.

 

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Ice Age: Continental Drift” (PG) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

“The Amazing Spiderman” (PG-13) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father’s former partner.

“Moonrise Kingdom” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them.

“Brave” (PG) — Synopsis: Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

“Magic Mike” (R) — Synopsis: A male stripper teaches a younger performer how to party, pick up women, and make easy money.

 

GOLD TOWN

“Dark Horse” — 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, July 12-15, and 4 p.m. Saturday Sunday. Synopsis: Todd Solondz’s black comedy stars Jordan Gelber as Abe, a 30-something loser still living with mom and dad, and employed at his father’s company, even though he would rather spend his time buying toys online. He meets Miranda (Selma Blair), and tries repeatedly to go on a date with her. When he finally succeeds in this endeavor, he asks her to marry him. Soon she has given him hepatitis, and Abe goes through a series of hallucinations involving his father’s secretary.

“Shut Up And Play The Hits” — 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18. Synopsis: On April 2 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. LCD frontman James Murphy had made the conscious decision to disband one of the most celebrated and influential bands of its generation at the peak of its popularity, ensuring that the band would go out on top with the biggest and most ambitious concert of its career. Documenting this once in a life time performance and an intimate portrait of James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the personal and professional ramifications of his decision.

 

EXHIBITS

Adorn: Encaustics by Kay Klose and jewelry by Laura Hosey. Behind Paradise Bakery.

Alaska State Library: “A Klondike Tale” by Averyl Veliz. On the 8th floor of the State Office Building.

Alaska State Museum: “When ‘Over There’ Was Here: World War II in Alaska” and “Dan DeRoux’s History of Alaska,” new works by Dan DeRoux. Through Oct. 13 at 395 Whittier St.

Aunt Claudia’s Dolls museum: Claudia Kelsey’s dolls and miniatures. T 114 S Franklin Suite 105, above Hearthside Books

The Canvas Community Art Studio & Gallery: “Collaboration,” work by REACH artists and Canvas staff. At 223 Seward St.

Franklin Street Gallery: Recent works by the gallery’s five managers (Constance Baltuck, Barbara Craver, Cristine Crooks, Pua Maunu, Jane Stokes). At the Baranof Hotel.

Figment Contemporary Gallery and Gifts: “Visitations,” paintings by Monica Daugherty. In the Senate Building.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Watercolor paintings and handmade ukuleles by Mark Vinsel, 175 S. Franklin St.

JAHC Gallery: “Long Shadows” by carvers Ray Watkins and Duane Bosch. In the Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

Juneau Douglas City Museum: “Sydney Laurence: Reflections of the Great Northwest,” and “A Klondike Tale: A Juneau Perspective” by Averyl Veliz. At Fourth and Main streets.

The Rookery Cafe: “Harbors,” HDR photography by Joel Mundy. 111 Seward St.

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