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Arts & Culture calendar

Posted: November 29, 2012 - 12:02am



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:

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



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

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:

King Island Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Tickets at the JACC,, 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.



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,, 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:

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



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:



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.



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:

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,

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

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



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


“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.


“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


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“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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