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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: November 22, 2012 - 1:03am

THURSDAY, NOV. 22

Thanksgiving Day

FRIDAY, NOV. 23

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

30th annual Alaska-Juneau Public Market, 12-8 p.m., Centennial Hall.

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.

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

Douglas Community Christmas Tree Lighting, 7-7:30 p.m., Pioneer Pavilion. Event will be attended by the Mayor, scouts and entertained by carolers. Sponsored by Douglas 4 th of July Committee. Details: 364-2243.

Thanksgiving Friday Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 5th and Gold Streets. Live music by Full Circle, caller will be Odette Edgar. No experience or partners are necessary. $8 adults, $7 JIF and AFF members, $5 students and seniors, Free for SAGA, JVs, VISTA. Details: 463-3214.

Skate with Santa and his Merry Elves, 8-9:15 p.m., Treadwell Ice Arena. At Treadwell Ice Arena. Sponsored by Douglas 4th of July Committee with Juneau Parks and Recreation. Children 12 and under free. $3-5. Details: 586-0410.

SATURDAY, NOV. 24

Holy Trinity Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Decorated wreaths, cookies, jellies, jams, baked goods. knitted hats, quilted purses and sea glass jewelry. Free. Details: (907) 586-3532.

30th annual Alaska-Juneau Public Market, 10-5 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Native Artist Demonstrator Series with carver John Hughes, 10:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Free. Details: www.museums.state.ak.us.

Photos with Santa, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Santa arrives 11 a.m. via Temsco Helicopter.

Celebration of Hope, 6 -8:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Pot-luck, up-beat music, poetry, art and conversation. Details: 586-6738.

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

Honoring Kay McCarthy, 7-10 p.m., Temple Sukkat Shalom, 211 Cordova St. Douglas. Silent auction and jazz concert with Robert Cohen, Adrian Minne and Doug Bridges. Tickets at the door or Hearthside books, $20/individual; $50 for family up to 6; children 5 and under free. Fundraiser for scholarship tuition for The Garnet School preschool.

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

SUNDAY, NOV. 25

30th annual Alaska-Juneau Public Market, 10-5 p.m., Centennial Hall.

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

Tuba Christmas Concert, 3-5 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Ken Guiher will direct a Christmas concert featuring tubas and other horns. Reception to follow. Details: 907 364-2243 or 907 364-2408.

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. Everyone welcome, no partner required, no charge. Free. Details: 364-2334.

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

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

Sealaska Heritage Insitute lecture, noon, fourth floor boardroom of the Sealaska Building, Sealaska Plaza. Featuring “Three Hundred Years of Tlingit Art,” with Aldona Jonaitis, Emeritus Director, Museum of the North. This presentation will overview the history of Tlingit artworks made in the 18th century to those created in the 21st century. Attendees are invited to bring their own lunch. Organized in recogntion of Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month.

Alaska Native Film Series 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. Nov. 27: “History of the Iñupiat: Project Chariot.” Part of a month-long series organized in recognition of Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month. Short discussions to follow the films.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28

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. 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. Details: Burn, burnclair@gci.net or 463-6944.

Alaska Design Forum lecture:Tokyo architect Takaharu Tezuka, 6 p.m., Silverbow Back Room.

Alaska Design Forum lecture, 6 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. Featuring Takaharu Tezuk, architect from Tokyo. Future lectures will be held at The Gold Town Nickelodeon. $10/$5. Details: alaskadesignforum.org

 

MOVIES

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

20TH CENTURY TWIN

“Flight” (R) — Synopsis: An airline pilot saves a flight from crashing, but an investigation into the malfunctions reveals something troubling

“Red Dawn” (PG-13) Synopsis: A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Rise of the Guardians” (PG) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.

“LIfe of Pi” (PG) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor ... a fearsome Bengal tiger.

“Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 2” (PG-13) — Synopsis: After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.

“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.

“Wreck-it Ralph” (PG) — 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.

 

GOLD TOWN and ROCKWELL

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Seven Pshychopaths” — Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 22-25 at the Gold Town. Synopsis: Three friends incur the wrath of a violent L.A. gangster by kidnapping his prized shih tzu in this black comedy from In director Martin McDonagh.

“Evil Dead II” — 7, 9 and 11 p.m. Friday night upstairs at Rockwell, part of Costa’s Cult Club.

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