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Arts & Culture event calendar

Posted: November 8, 2012 - 1:04am

ART, EVENTS & MUSIC 

THURSDAY, NOV. 8

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

Theater in the Rough’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Pay as you will. Details: www.theatreintherough.org.

FRIDAY, NOV. 9

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Yoga For Those Experiencing Homelessness In Juneau, 3-4 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. Classes will involve simple breathing exercises and stretching. Appropriate for all ages. Free. Details: 586-4159.

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.

The Improject: Poetic License, 6 p.m. improvised poetry workshop and 8 p.m. Poetic License performance, The Canvas. Held the second Friday of each month, hosted by Morally Improv-erished. Free, with donation to The Canvas recommended. Details: Eric Caldwell, 209-8958 and juneauimprov@gmail.com or Kelly Manning, 586-1750 and kmanning@reachak.org.

Swing Lessons, 6:30-8 p.m., Pavitt Health and Fitness. No partner necessary. $15 at the door. $50 for a 5 class punch card. Details: (907) 500-7332 or dancingmoonlightstudio@gmail.com.

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

Evening at Egan: “Human-Caribou Relations from a First Nation’s Perspective,” with Randall Tetlichi, Vuntut Gwitch’in First Nation Elder in Residence. 7 p.m., Egan Library. Details: www.uas.alaska.edu/eganlecture.

Musical theater: “Hairspray,” 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. A musical. Joint production of Juneau Lyric Opera and JDHS Theater Department. Details: juneauopera.org.

Theater in the Rough’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Opening night performance. Details: www.theatreintherough.org.

Perseverance Theatre’s “Oklahoma!”, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Opening night performance. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

G.W. Teal’s Live Friday Night Music: DNR, 8:30 p.m., G.W. Teal. Garage-style music.

SATURDAY, NOV. 10

Farmer’s And Crafter’s Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Airport Shopping Center, 9121 Glacier Hwy. Fiber arts, baked goods, jams,jellies, honey, jewelry, vinegars and oils, garlic, produce, live music. Details: 523-5667.

“Juneau Honors the USS Juneau,” 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Juneau. Public presentation of artifacts from each of the three ships and guest speakers.

Movie marathon fundraiser, 11 a.m.-midnight, Rockwell. Funds will go to residents of Gastineau Apartments displaced by Monday’s fire. Silent auction.

2nd Annual Geofest, 1-4 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. This family-friendly event features hands-on educational and fun activities presented by the UA Geography Program and community organizations based on the theme for Geography Awareness Week: “Declare Your Interdependence.”Free. Details: 474-7496.

Juneau Wind Ensemble And TMHS Band Concert, 3 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. WIth Mike Bucy conducting. Theme is “Dance” and each band will play a few tunes and then join together as a “super-band” for a two songs.All ages. Free.

Tot Rave!, 4:30-7:30 p.m., DIPAC, Macauley Fish Hatchery. A dance party for kids ages 6 and under, and their families. Featuring music spun by DJ White Chocolate, a demonstration by Complete Warrior martial arts, a no-host food bar and a silent auction. $5. Details: 586-6085.

Scandinavian Dance, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Organized by Sons of Norway and Friends of Scandinavia. Music by Dale Wygant and Friends. Dance instruction from 7:30-8:15 pm. Suggested donation: $10 adults/students, $5 children 6-12, free children 5 and under. Details: 465-5926.

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

Author visit: Mary Doria Russell, 7 p.m., Downtown library. Presentation and book signing with Mary Doria Russell, author of “The Sparrow and “Children of God.”

Musical theater: “Hairspray,” 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Joint production of Juneau Lyric Opera and JDHS Theater Department. Details: juneauopera.org.

Theater in the Rough’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Details: www.theatreintherough.org.

Perseverance Theatre’s “Oklahoma!”, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

SUNDAY, NOV. 11

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

Musical theater: “Hairspray,” 2 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Joint production of Juneau Lyric Opera and JDHS Theater Department. Details: juneauopera.org.

Theater in the Rough’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” 2 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Details: www.theatreintherough.org.

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

JWAC lecture: ‘Postcards from Tomorrow Square’ with James and Deborah Fallows, 3 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. James Fallows is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and winner of the National Book Award. Deborah Fallows is a linguist and China expert.

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

TUESDAY, NOV. 13

Sealaska Heritage Insitute lecture: “On the Origins and Diversity of Northern Northwest Coast Headgear,” with Steve Henrikson, noon, fourth floor boardroom of the Sealaska Building, Sealaska Plaza. With a focus on art history, this presentation will review what is known or surmised about many types and styles of Northwest Coast headgear. Attendees are invited to bring their own lunch. Organized in recogntion of Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month.

Alaska Native Film Series: “The Yup’ik Way,” 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. Part of a month-long series organized in recogntion of Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month. Short discussions to follow the films.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14

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.

Author presentation: Vince Welch, author of “The Last Voyageur: Amos Burg and the Rivers of the West,” noon, State Historical Library. Amos Berg was a Juneau adventurer and film maker. Details: www.vincewelch.com.

“Food Harvesting and Preservation” with dietitian Kari Natwick, 12:05-12:55 p.m., JACC. Learn when to harvest and how to get the most from your garden treasures. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners Association. Free. Details: www.seakmg.org or 796-6221.

Halau Hula ‘o ‘Olili’ula classes, 6-8 p.m., dance studio at the Filipino Community Hall. 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.

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.

Focus Creative Writing Group, 6-8 p.m., downtown public library in the small conference room. Detaisl: Burn, burnclair@gci.net or 463-6944.

Author Visit: Vince Welch, 6 p.m., Downtown Library. Presentation by Vince Welch, author of “The Last Voyageur; Amos Berg and the Rivers of the West.” Amos Berg was a Juneau adventurer and film maker. Books will be for sale and signing. Details: www.vincewelch.com.

 

MOVIES

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

20TH CENTURY TWIN

“Silent Hill: Revelation” (R) — Synopsis: When her father disappears, Heather Mason is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood.

“Cloud Atlas” (R) Synopsis: An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” (PG-13) — Synopsis: An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

“Skyfall” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

“Here Comes the Boom” (PG) — Synopsis: A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school.

“Wreck-it Ralph” (PG) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.

“Argo” (R) — Synopsis: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA ‘exfiltration’ specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

 

GOLD TOWN

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Samsara” — 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 8-11. Synopsis: Samsara is a Sanskrit word that means “the ever turning wheel of life” and is the point of departure for director Ron Fricke and producer Mark Magidson, as they search for the elusive current of interconnection that runs through our lives. Filmed over a period of almost five years and in 25 countries, Samsara” transports the viewer to sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial sites, and natural wonders.

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