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Arts & Culture event calendar

Posted: October 4, 2012 - 12:02am

ART, EVENTS & MUSIC 

THURSDAY, OCT. 4

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

Environmental Film Series At UAS: “Manufactured Landscapes,” 5:30-7:30 p.m., UAS Campus, Egan 112 Lecture Hall. Free and open to the public. Details: 796-6588.

First Thursday Reviewers’ Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

“Of Mice and Men,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Directed by Art Rotch, and starring Kevin Bennett as George and Bostin Christopher as Lennie. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

TMHS Theater: Arsenic and Old Lace, 7:30 p.m., TMHS auditorium.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 5

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

First Friday Art Walk, 4:30-7:30 p.m., various locations downtown. See this week’s Arts section for details.

Book Signing With John Hyde, 4:30-7 p.m., Hearthside Books, downtown. Hyde will celebrate the release of ‘Romeo: The Story of an Alaskan Wolf’ in the softcover edition.

First Friday Reception with Teri Sloat, 5-7 p.m., Downtown Public Library. With a talk on “Visual Art and Storytelling” at 6 p.m. Free. Details: 586-0434.

John Unzicker’s classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236.

Evening at Egan: “Big Arts in Small Town” 7 p.m., Egan Library. With Juneau Symphony Music Director Kyle Pickett, Perseverance Theatre Artistic Director Art Rotch, Juneau Jazz and Classics Founder Linda Rosenthal. Details: www.uas.alaska.edu/eganlecture.

KXLL Zombie Walk, 7 p.m., from Evergreen Cemetary to the Rendezvous.

Post-Zombie Walk Thriller & Costume Contest, Rendezvous.

“Of Mice and Men,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Directed by Art Rotch, and starring Kevin Bennett as George and Bostin Christopher as Lennie. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

TMHS Theater: Arsenic and Old Lace, 7:30 p.m., TMHS auditorium.

Swingin’ In The Rain Cabaret Performance, 8 p.m., JACC. With jazz pianist Barney McClure and your friends, neighbors, and family. $20/person, small children free. Details: 463-3378.

Rumblefish performance, 9 p.m. Rockwell.

Playboy Spaceman "Tokyo" EP release party, 9 p.m., Treadwell Room, Baranof Hotel. Performance, video projection and cocktails. Details: www.facebook.com/pages/Playboy-Spaceman/120454824650194.

Sit in With the Band, 9:30 p.m., Rendezvous. Every First Friday.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 6

Dinner at the Gold Room with live symphony concert, 6:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Featuring Lisa Ibias, Tyree Pini, and Mary Watson. Tickets $75 at Hearthside Books, JACC and online. Details: www.juneausymphony.org.

Haven House evening of singing and worship, 6:30-8 p.m., Juneau Christian Center. A Saturday musical event will introduce plans to create a home for women coming out of prison in Southeast Alaska. Juneau vocalist Sherry Patterson will perform during the evening.

Gold Street Music, 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. $5.

“Of Mice and Men,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Directed by Art Rotch, and starring Kevin Bennett as George and Bostin Christopher as Lennie. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

TMHS Theater: Arsenic and Old Lace, 7:30 p.m., TMHS auditorium.

Karaoke With Louie Rogers, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., G.W. Teal. 

Raisin’ Holy Hell performance, 10 p.m., Rendezvous. $5.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 7

Raisin Holy Hell and Sunday morning jam, 10:30 a.m., Rockwell. Bring instruments.

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

“Of Mice and Men,” 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Final performance. Directed by Art Rotch, and starring Kevin Bennett as George and Bostin Christopher as Lennie. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

TMHS Theater: Arsenic and Old Lace, 2 p.m., TMHS auditorium.

UAS Improv Club, 3-5 p.m., UAS Rec Center. Weekly improv jam, open to the public.

International Dance Evening, 6-8 p.m., Alaska Club downtown. An evening of folk dancing, every Sunday at the downtown Alaska Club. Everyone welcome, no partner required, no charge. Details: 364-2334.

“New Beginnings” NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center conference room.

“Of Mice and Men,” 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Final performance. Directed by Art Rotch, and starring Kevin Bennett as George and Bostin Christopher as Lennie. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 9

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Concert Series: New York Polyphony, 7 p.m. TMHS auditorium. Sacred and secular hits from the 14-17th centuries. Music by Purcell, Morley, Cornysh, Nola, Festa, Vitry, Guerrero, Brumel and others. Details: jahc.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

“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.

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

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. Group activities include: music, games, movies, ice skating, visiting the library. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

A Window Between Worlds, women’s art support group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Mudrooms, a live storytelling event, 7 p.m. Holy Trinity Church. Seven seven-minutes stories on the theme of visitors. Details:

 

MOVIES

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

20TH CENTURY TWIN

“Looper” (R) — Synopsis: In 2072, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent 30 years into the past, where a hired gun awaits. Someone like Joe, who one day learns the mob wants to ‘close the loop’ by transporting back Joe’s future self.

“Won’t Back Down” (PG) Synopsis: Two determined mothers , one a teacher, look to transform their children’s failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.

 

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Frankenweenie” (PG) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.

“Hotel Transylvania” (PG) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count’s teen-aged daughter.

“Taken 2” (PG-13) — Synopsis: In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.

“Pitch Perfect” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school’s all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition.

“House at the End of the Street” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A mother and daughter move to a new town and find themselves living next door to a house where a young girl murdered her parents. When the daughter befriends the surviving son, she learns the story is far from over.

GOLD TOWN

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Celeste & Jesse Forever” — 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, and 9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Synopsis: “Celeste and Jesse Forever” focuses on best friends who stay incredibly close even after they divorce. Celeste (Rashida Jones) is a type-A marketing whiz with a knack for trend spotting, and Jesse (Andy Samberg) is a struggling artist with an irresponsible streak. They’ve been BFFs since 10th grade, and even though their attempt at marriage failed, they still spend every day together, enjoying their private jokes and making each other laugh, six months after their separation. He hopes for a reconciliation, she wants him to grow up.

Manhattan Shorts Film Festival — 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Synopsis: From Sept. 28-Oct. 7, more than 100,000 people in 300 cities across six continents will gather in cinemas, galleries, universities, museums and cafes to view and vote on the Finalists’ Films in the Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival, with a mission to unite audiences across the globe for one week via the most compelling short films submitted each year.

Reel Rock Tour 7 — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9. Synopsis: For the seventh year, Sender Films and Big UP Productions are combining the biggest names in the sport with stories of pushing the limits like never before. From battling Himalayan peaks to a battle on Spanish limestone to establish the world’s first 5.15c. From the non-conformist world of off width climbing to the new found fame of the boundary-pushing sport of free soloing.

The Invisible War — 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. Synopsis: Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick investigates the troubling epidemic of rape in the military while speaking with courageous victims who have refused to be intimidated into silence. In 2009 alone, 16,150 service members were sexually assaulted. Meanwhile, it’s estimated that female soldiers in the U.S. military are more likely to be raped by a male soldier than shot by an enemy combatant.

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