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Arts & Culture event calendar

Posted: July 26, 2012 - 12:02am

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.

Live Jazz, 5:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill. With Tom Locher, piano, and Wayne Norlund, saxophone. Details: 463-3412.

Concerts in the Park and JAHC anniversary celebration, 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.

Pork Fest, a charity event featuring The Bad Tenants, 9 p.m. Rendezvous. Proceeds go toward building a pig farm in Uganda.

 

SATURDAY

Live Jazz, 5:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill. With Tom Locher, piano, and Wayne Norlund, saxophone. Details: 463-3412.

 

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

Mod Carousel Presents: “Wham! Bam! Kaboom! A Boylesque Supershow,” 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Striptease, singing, group and solo choreography, $15 in advance / $20 at the door.

 

SUNDAY

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

North Star Music Academy’s Cabaret, 7 p.m., Seventh Day Adventist School. Suggested donation is $10. Proceeds will benefit The Aplastic Anemia & MDS Foundation and the Seventh Day Adventist School. Details: Megan, 500-7455.

 

WEDNESDAY

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

“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., dance studio at the Filipino Community Hall. Every Wed evening with instructor Leimomi Martin. Details: leimomi@halauhulaooliliula.org.

Children’s Creative Play, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Wednesday evenings. Group activities include: music, games, movies, ice skating, visiting the library, Planetarium, climbing wall. Free. 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

“The Watch” (R) Synopsis: Suburban dads who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-to-day family routines find themselves defending the Earth from an alien invasion.

“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.

 

GLACIER CINEMAS

“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.

“Step Up Revolution” (PG-13) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily’s father’s development plans.

“To Rome with Love” (R) — Synopsis: The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into.

“Ice Age: Continental Drift” (PG) — 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.

“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.

 

GOLD TOWN

“Moonrise Kingdom” — 4 and 7 p.m. Thursday-Wednesday, July 26-30, 9:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday. Synopsis: Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two 12-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in every which way. Bruce Willis plays the local sheriff, Captain Sharp. Edward Norton is a Khaki Scout troop leader, Scout Master Ward. Bill Murray and Frances McDormand portray the young girl’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bishop.

“The Illusionist” — 23 p.m. Friday and Sunday and 2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Synopsis: A down-on-his-luck illusionist befriends a pretty admirer, and finds that his constant quest to impress her may be his ultimate downfall in this animated fable based on an original screenplay by Jacques Tati and directed by Sylvain Chomet. Now that the theaters and large performance venues have been taken over by rock bands and pop singers, the illusionist has been forced to ply his trade at small gatherings in bars, cafés, and basements in order earn a living. One day, while performing in a small Scottish pub located on a remote island that has only recently been wired for electricity, the illusionist encounters a young girl named Alice, who is captivated by his otherworldly abilities. Alice believes that the downtrodden performer possesses genuine supernatural powers, and agrees to accompany him on a trip to Edinburgh, where he’s scheduled to perform at a modest, out-of-the-way theater. Her affection and enthusiasm inspire the illusionist, who in turn uses his talent to lavish her with a series of extravagant gifts. Unable to muster the courage to tell his starry-eyed admirer the truth about his trade, the illusionist continues giving until he’s got nothing more to offer.

 

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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