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Arts & Culture event calendar

Posted: August 9, 2012 - 12:02am

ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

 

THURSDAY

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

Juneau Student Symphony rehearsal, 6-9 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Rehearsal for pops concert, Aug. 17. Details: juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

 

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

Juneau Student Symphony rehearsal, 6-9 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Rehearsal for pops concert, Aug. 17. Details: juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

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

STAR performance: Romeo and Juliet, 7:30 p.m., Noyes Pavilion on the University of Alaska Southeast campus. Tickets $10 adults, $5 students. Festival passes, good for three performances, $25. Tickets at the door. Details: 364-2421.

 

SATURDAY

STAR performance: The Bailer at the Back of the Boat, 2 p.m., Noyes Pavilion on the University of Alaska Southeast campus. Tickets $10 adults, $5 students. Festival passes, good for three performances, $25. Tickets at the door. Details: 364-2421.

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

STAR performance: Pirates of Penzance Jr., 7:30 p.m., Noyes Pavilion on the University of Alaska Southeast campus. Tickets $10 adults, $5 students. Festival passes, good for three performances, $25. Tickets at the door. Details: 364-2421.

‘The Big Lebowski’ second annual charity bash, 8 p.m., Rockwell (formerly Latinos), 109 S. Franklin St. $10, proceeds to go JAHC and KXLL. Costume contest, film, music, trivia. Details: www.facebook.com/events/458369367513838 or www.facebook.com/therendezvous.

 

SUNDAY

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

 

MONDAY

Juneau Student Symphony rehearsal, 6-9 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Rehearsal for pops concert, Aug. 17. Details: juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

 

TUESDAY

Juneau Student Symphony rehearsal, 6-9 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Rehearsal for pops concert, Aug. 17. Details: juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

 

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.

Juneau Student Symphony rehearsal, 6-9 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Rehearsal for pops concert, Aug. 17. Details: juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

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 Campaign” (R) Synopsis: n order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man: naive Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Center.

“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

“Total Recall” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.

“The Bourne Legacy” (PG-13) — Synopsis: An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum’s novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.

“Hope Springs” (PG-13) — Synopsis: After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.

“Ice Age: Continental Drift” (PG) — Ends Tuesday. 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.

“Diary of Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” (PG) — Synopsis: School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?

 

GOLD TOWN

“Safety Not Guaranteed” — 4 p.m. Thursday-Wednesday, 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, and 9:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Synopsis: A personal ad placed for a time-travel partner prompts an investigation involving three magazine reporters in this quirky comedy produced by Mark and Jay Duplass (Jeff, Who Lives at Home) and starring Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation). Kenneth is a self-proclaimed time traveler who doesn’t want to take his next journey alone. Intrigued by Kenneth’s cryptic ad, a local newspaper editor dispatches cynical reporter Darius (Plaza) and a pair of other employees to get the scoop. Upon meeting Kenneth, Darius see past his peculiar front and recognizes the lonely soul inside. As genuine as Kenneth may be, however, his questionable sanity leaves Darius uncertain of how to proceed with her story.

“Ultrasonic” — 7 p.m. Tuesday. Synopsis: Tells the tale of Simon York, an aspiring musician with a beautiful wife and baby on the way. Ruth, Simon’s wife, is supportive of Simon’s dream, but their recent financial problems prove to be a strain on them. Simon begins to hear things that Ruth believes is just a result of his stress. Ruth’s brother Jonas, an eccentric young conspiracy theorist, is the only person that seems to take Simon seriously. Simon’s ailment leads the two of them into an obsession that spirals out of control and leaves everyone wondering, is it real?

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