Arts & Culture event calendar




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



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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

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:

Woosh Kinaadeiyí poetry slam, 6-8:30 p.m., The Rookery Cafe. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m., show starts at 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation $5.

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



Christmas in July Arts, Crafts and Antiques fair, 10 a.m.--6 p.m., Nugget Mall.

Live Jazz, 5:30 p.m., Timberline Bar and Grill. With Wayne Norlund, saxophone, and John Unzicker, guitar.  Details, 463-3412.

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

New England Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann’s Hall. Contra Dance featuring the live music of Full Circle. All dances will be taught and prompted by caller Odette Edgar. Partners and previous experience are not required. Suitable for children aged 8 through adults. Wear cool comfortable clothes and flat heeled shoes.$8. Details: 586-1787.



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

Christmas in July Arts, Crafts and Antiques fair, 12-5 p.m., Nugget Mall.



Juneau Latseen Hoop Camp. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. all week, Dzantik’I Heeni Middle School. Free, week-long summer camp for youth in grades 5-12 that integrates Tlingit language into an intensive basketball camp. Open to youth of all abilities who are interested in learning Native language and culture. Free. Details: Jordan, 586-9272 or



‘War Of The Worlds’ at the Marie Drake Planetarium, 6:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. “War of the Worlds” retro sci-fi film, family event, $1 popcorn. Free. Details: 500-2941.



“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.

Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula classes, 6-8 p.m., upstairs, Filipino Community Hall, 251 S. Franklin St. Led by Leimomi Martin. Wear loose clothing, and bring a bottle of water. Details:

Memorial Day showing and screenwriter Q&A, 7 p.m., Gold Town Theater. Screenwriter Mark Conklin will host a screening of the film he wrote, “Memorial Day.” He will give a short introduction to the film, and host a Q\&A session afterwards. $5 - $10. Details: 586-2875.



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


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

“The Dark Knight Rises” (PG-13) Synopsis: Eight years on, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham’s finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.



“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.

“For Greater Glory” (R) — Synopsis: A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.

“Katy Perry: Part of Me” (PG) — Synopsis: A documentary that chronicles Katy Perry’s life on and off-stage.

“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.



“Dark Horse” — 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, July 19-22, 9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday 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.

“Memorial Day” — 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25. Followed by Q&A with screenwriter Marc Conklin. Synopsis: Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although Bud has never talked about the war, he finds himself striking a deal with his grandson: Kyle can pick any three souvenirs, and Bud will tell him the stories behind each one. Memorial Day not only takes us on a journey into Bud’s complicated wartime past, but also into Kyle’s wartime future. As the two men share parallel experiences in combat, they come to realize how that magical day on the porch shaped both of their lives.



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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