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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: January 17, 2013 - 12:02am

THURSDAY, JAN. 17

Family night, 5:30 p.m., Valley Library. Third Thursday Family Night.

“Betrayal,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Pay as you can performance. Written by Harold Pinter, directed by Bostin Christopher. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org/shows/betrayal.html.

FRIDAY, JAN. 18

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Poetry slam, 6-8:30 p.m.,TMHS. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m., show starts at 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation $5.

Beginning East Coast Swing amd Intermediate East Coast Swing Lessons, 6-7:30 p.m. and 7:30-9 p.m., Pavitt Health and Fitness. With Dancing Moonlight Studio. $15 at the door, or $50 for a 5 class punch card 50 percent discount for members of Pavitt Health and Fitness. Details: Emily Lockie at 500-7332, dancingmoonlightstudio@gmail.com.

Forest Service Fireside Lecture, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Vistor Center. With US Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Deborah Rudis.

Lunafest Film Festival, 6 p.m., Centennial Hall. A traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women. $10 advance or online, $12 door. All ages. Details: www.lunafest.org/juneau0118

Traveler Duo at Zephyr, 7 p.m., Zephyr. Live jazz with Doug Bridges (tenor sax) and Jim Noel (piano).

This Hope in concert, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Five member male vocal group who grew up together in Soldotna. Free, with a free-will offering. Sponsored by the Juneau Evangelical Pastors’ Association.

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

“Betrayal”, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Written by Harold Pinter, directed by Bostin Christopher. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org/shows/betrayal.html.

Marian Call in concert, 8:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon, Emporium Mall. Singer-songwriter Marian Call will be joined by Anchorage guitarist Seth Boyer. Tickets $7 at the Gold Town. Details: mariancall.com.

SATURDAY, JAN. 19

Ceilidh! Celtic Arts Festival, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., JACC. Celtic Arts Academy from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ($10)Celtic Music Fest from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. ($20; $10 students). Guest Artists: Jori Chisholm and Philip M. Price. Whisky and Beer Tasting from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. ($30). 21 and up. Details: celticartsfestival.webs.com.

Not-so-silent Films Presents “The General,” 4 and 9 p.m., Gold Town Theater. Buster Keaton’s “The General” will be shown with live music from old-time string band RumbleFish (Andy Ferguson, Erik Chadwell, Jack Fontenella, and Sergei Morosan). $10 - $28. Details: 586-2875.

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

Juneau Symphony’s Chocolate at the Rookery, 7-9 p.m., the Rookery. All-you-can-eat buffet of chocolate truffles served with your choice of wine, champagne, coffee, or tea. With Juneau Symphony conductors Kyle Wiley Pickett and Todd Hunt.

“Betrayal”, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Written by Harold Pinter, directed by Bostin Christopher. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org/shows/betrayal.html.

SUNDAY, JAN. 20

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

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

Juneau Cabaret, 6 p.m., JACC. An evening of cabaret music performed by Stefanie Callos, John Clough, Ileta Galau, Derrick Grimes, John Haywood, Clifford Johnson, Olga Lijo, Bobbi Mitchell, Madi Nolan, Therese Thibodeau, Dan Wayne, and Greg Williams with accompanists Jacque Farnsworth, Megan Felts, Beverly Haywood, Tom Locher, and David Sheakley. Beer, wine, and food available for purchase. Pay as you can. Details: juneaucabaret.wikispaces.com/

“Betrayal,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Written by Harold Pinter, directed by Bostin Christopher. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org/shows/betrayal.html.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23

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.

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.

Wildlife Wednesday, 7 p.m., UAS Glacier View Room (Egan 221). “The History of Wolf Management in Alaska” presented by Wayne Regelin.

MOVIES

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

20TH CENTURY TWIN

“A Haunted House” (R) — Synopsis: Malcolm and Keisha move into their dream home, but soon learn a demon also resides there. When Kisha becomes possessed, Malcolm - determined to keep his sex life on track - turns to a priest, a psychic, and a team of ghost-busters for help.

“Broken City” (R) Synopsis: In a city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure: Mayor Nicholas Hostetler.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“The Hobbit: An unexpected journey” (PG-13) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug.

“Lincoln” (PG-13) — Synopsis: As the Civil War continues to rage, America’s president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

“Mama” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Annabel and Lucas are faced with the challenge of raising his young nieces that were left alone in the forest for 5 years.... but how alone were they?

“Ganster Squad” (R) — Synopsis: A chronicle of the LAPD’s fight to keep East Coast Mafia types out of Los Angeles in the 1940s and 50s.

“Silver Linings Playbook” (R) — Synopsis: After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON and
ROCKWELL

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Hitchcock” — Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 17-20. Synopsis: Director Sacha Gervasi adapts Stephen Rebello’s book “Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho” to explore the relationship between the legendary British director (Anthony Hopkins) and his wife Alma Reville (Helen Mirren), who played a crucial behind-the-scenes role in the making of her husband’s terrifying 1960 classic “Psycho.”

Chasing Ice — 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20. Synopsis: Filmmaker Jeff Orlowski profiles National Geographic photographer James Balog as he endeavors to capture undeniable proof of climate change by launching the ambitious Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), a project that entails using time-lapse photography to document shifting ice glaciers.

“The General,” Not So Silent Film Series — 4 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. With live accompaniment from old-time string band Rumblefish. Synopsis: Buster Keaton plays Johnny Gray, a Southern railroad engineer who loves his train engine, The General, almost as much as he loves Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack).

“The Producers” — Friday, Jan. 18. Synopsis: Theatrical producer Max Bialystock (Zero Mostel) was once the toast of Broadway. Now he lives in his seedy office, cadging cash contributions from wealthy old ladies in exchange for sexual favors. Even worse, he’s reduced to wearing a cardboard belt.

Telluride’s 24th Annual Mountain Film Festival — Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 21 and 22, at the Gold Town and Rockwell. Synopsis: Outdoor short films on everything including ice-clmbing, skiing, kayaking, slack-lining, bicycling, and more.  

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