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Arts & Culture calendar

Posted: November 29, 2012 - 12:02am

ART, EVENTS & MUSIC 

THURSDAY, NOV. 29

Environmental Film Series At UAS: “Red Gold,’ 5:30-7:30 p.m., UAS Campus, Egan 112 Lecture Hall. Free and open to the public. Held in conjunction with a UAS English class, “Environmental Film.” Free. Details: 796-6588.

“Inspiring Public Art” presentation, 7 p.m., JACC. Hosted by Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, one of three presentations designed to encourage discussion and contemplation of public art projects. Discussion and refreshments to follow. Details: www.jahc.org.

King Island Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Tickets at the JACC, JAHC.org, both Hearthside locations and the door. $20/general admission, $15/seniors 65+, $10/students. Details: 586-ARTS.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 30

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Orca Ski Volunteer Info Night, 5 p.m., The Rookery. The ORCA Program provides adaptive ski and snowboard lessons to people experiencing disabilities and needs your help assisting and instructing participants on the mountain. Free. Details: 586-0104 email lhallvik@sailinc.org.

Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Benefit For Gastineau Humane Society, 5-7 p.m., upstairs at Rockwell (Old Elks Hall). Light appetizers and a silent auction. Tickets $35 per person or $15 ticket with Gastineau Humane Society membership. Tickets are available at GHS, from board members and at the door. Details: ( 789-0260.

An Evening of Praise and Worship, 7 p.m., St Paul’s, 9055 Atlin Drive. Choirs and ensembles from both parishes and Earthen Vessel from the ACTS music ministry will be presenting a variety of traditional and contemporary Christian songs. Free. Donations accepted.

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.

King Island Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Tickets at the JACC, JAHC.org, both Hearthside locations and the door. $20/general admission, $15/seniors 65+, $10/students. Details: 586-ARTS.

G.W. Teal’s Live Friday Night Music, 8:30 p.m., G.W. Teal. The Shawn McCole Trio, banjo-driven old time music.

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 1

Thank God It’s Over! party, 12-2 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Hosted by the Alaska State Library for NaNoWriMo participants. Emily Wall, UAS writing instructor will present a mini haiku workshop. Details: (907) 465-2916.

King Island Christmas, 3 and 6 p.m. Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Tickets at the JACC, JAHC.org, both Hearthside locations and the door. $20/general admission, $15/seniors 65+, $10/students. Details: 586-ARTS.

World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil, 6 p.m., Baranof Hotel’s Franklin St. Gallery. Hosted by The Four A’s (Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association) and held in honor of all people living with HIV/AIDS, and in remembrance of those who have died.

JDHS Theater presents Holiday Cabaret, 6-9 p.m., The Moose Lodge. Entertainment by JDHS theatre students with your meal, and a dessert auction. Tickets at Hearthside Books. $35 for single tickets: $60 for two tickets. All proceeds go towards sending 21 JDHS students to Scotland.

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

Tinsel Town Knock Down: Raven Lunatics Vs. Kilkats, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. No-host bar provided by the Rendezvous. Must be 21 or older. Tickets at Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books, the JACC and online. Tickets $20 advance, $22 door. Red Cross will receive 5 percent of the proceeds. Bring a toy to donate to the Great Alaska Toy Drive. $20.

Gold Street Music, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 10th and Glacier Ave. $5 at the door

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

Juneau Bach Society Christmas concert, “Cantatas for the Beginning and Ending of Time,” 8 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Directed by Bruce Simonson

 

SUNDAY, DEC. 2

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

One Million Bones workshop, 2-4 p.m., the Canvas Art Studio. With MK MacNaughton. All ages. Free.

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

Juneau Bach Society Christmas concert, “Cantatas for the Beginning and Ending of Time,” 3 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Directed by Bruce Simonson.

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, DEC. 4

National Park Service Open House, 4-6 p.m., Hammond Room Centennial Hall. Join Alaska’s National Park Service leadership to discuss the approaching 100th anniversary of the NPS, how the service can prepare for a new century of stewardship and engagement, and current operations and issues in Alaska’s national parks.

 

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5

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.

Juneau World Affairs Council Lecture, 5 p.m., KTOO TV Studio. Chris Preble, a historian, will speak on “Nuclear Doctrine - the Evolution of Strategic Thought in the Atomic Age.” Free.

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.

KRNN concert: An evening of soul, gospel and blues with Grace Elliott, 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Details: www.krnn.org.

 

MOVIES

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

20TH CENTURY TWIN

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

“Killing Them Softly” (R) — Synopsis: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

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.

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

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON and ROCKWELL

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“The Master” — Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 2. Synopsis: Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master stars Joaquin Phoenix as a psychologically damaged war veteran who finds himself working for Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a charismatic figure building his own religion. As the alcoholic, self-destructive former soldier becomes more deeply involved with the leader of this cult-like organization, his natural instincts keep him from embracing his new position as strongly as others in the group would hope.

Not-so-silent films series: “The General,” — Shows at 4, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. Buster Keaton’s “The General” will be shown with live music from RumbleFish, a local old-time string band featuring Andy Ferguson, Erik Chadwell, Jack Fontenella, and Sergei Morosan. $10 - $28. For more see this week’s feature story on page C1.

“The Craft” — 2 p.m. Sunday. Synopsis: “The Craft,” from Brazil, is the story of Bianca, who manages a precarious living as a talented but underemployed actress in Rio de Janeiro.  Troubled by the thought she has missed her chance at a “big break,” she perseveres with single-minded dedication to her craft—until an audition leads to a rare opportunity, and possible redemption for years of social marginality.  

“Evil Dead II” — 9 and 11 p.m. Friday at Rockwell, part of the Cinema Cult Club. 

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