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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: February 21, 2013 - 12:04am

THURSDAY, FEB. 21

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

Kashevarof Memorial Lecture: “They Anointed Our Waters & Our Cup Runneth Over: Litigation Records from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill” with Archivist Larry Hibpshman, noon, Alaska State Museum. Free.

The Science of Southeast Alaska’s Sea Otters, 6-10 p.m., UAS Egan Library. A symposium to share the latest scientific data sponsored by the Alaska Wildlife Alliance, UAF, UAS, Weather Permitting Alaska Whale Watching & Adventure Travel. Free and open to the public. Details: 796-6271, hcpearson@uas.alaska.edu.

Educational Forum: “Alaska’s Constitution -- Highlight of Our 100-Years of Legislative History.” 5 p.m., EFahrenkamp Room in the Capitol.

FRIDAY, FEB. 22

Edible Art of Place: Traditional and Contemporary Gathering and Use of Native Plants, 10 a.m.–12 p.m., UAS Glacier View Room (2nd floor, Egan Classroom Wing). With Libby Watanabe. Refreshments to follow. Details: www.uas.alaska.edu.

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Fireside Lecture: “A Sea of Otters” with James Bodkin, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

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

Sound and Motion: “To Russia With Love: An Alaskan’s Journey with Vic Fischer,” 7-8 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Free and open to the public. Details: www.uas.alaska.edu/sound_motion

Juneau Douglas High School Theater: “Annie,” 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JAHC, from cast members, and at the door. $20 general admission, $15 seniors, and $10 students; additional $2 at the door. Details: www.jdhsdrama.com.

Floyd Dryden Middle School Theater: “Oliver,” 7-9 p.m., TMHS Auditorium.

Emma Hill Solo Show, 7:30 p.m., The Rookery. Donation.

Live music: Captain Angry, 9 p.m., McGivney’s (formerly G.W.Teal’s). Classic Rock/Top 40 music.

SATURDAY, FEB. 23

Juneau International Folkdancers workshops with Lee Otterholt, 10 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Fillipino Community Hall. $12.00 per session, $45.00 for the weekend, $35.00 for members. Details: www.jifdancers.org.

Pam Houston writing workshop, noon-4 p.m., Northern Lights United Church. $100, reservations required. To register, email pardespublicrelations@gmail.com.

Floyd Dryden Middle School Theater: “Oliver,” 3 p.m., TMHS Auditorium.

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

Juneau Douglas High School Theater: “Annie,” 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JAHC, from cast members, and at the door. $20 general admission, $15 seniors, and $10 students; additional $2 at the door. Details: www.jdhsdrama.com.

Floyd Dryden Middle School Theater: “Oliver,” 7-9 p.m., TMHS Auditorium.

“Hopes and Dreams of Alaska’s Constitution as Seen Today” with Vic Fischer, 7 p.m., Holy Trinity Church. Talk and book signing. Free.

“A Conversation in Stories and Song with Pam Houston and Emma Hill,” 7:30 p.m., Downtown Library. With award-winning author Pam Houston. Sponsored by the Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries.

Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 5th and Gold. With music by Full Circle and caller Tom Paul. No experience or partners are necessary. All dances taught. Adults $8, AFF and JIF members $7, seniors and students $5, SAGA and JVs Free. Details: 463-3214.

Live music: Captain Angry, 9 p.m., McGivney’s (formerly G.W.Teal’s). Classic Rock/Top 40 music.

SUNDAY, FEB. 24

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

Juneau International Folkdancers workshops with Lee Otterholt, 1-4:15 p.m., Fillipino Community Hall. $12.00 per session, $45.00 for the weekend, $35.00 for members. Details: www.jifdancers.org.

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.

“Healing through Stories: Beyond Death and Loss,” 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Storyteller Tom Cosgrove will share stories that explore death, grief, caregiving, and reaching out to others and asking for help for yourself.

MONDAY, FEB. 25

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

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27

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.

MOVIES

See www.juneaumovies.com or call 463-FLIX (3549) for the latest movie times.

20TH CENTURY TWIN

“A Good Day to Die Hard” (R) — Synopsis: John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.

“Dark Skies” (PG-13) In 3D and 2D — Synopsis: As the Barret family’s peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Warm Bodies” (PG-13) — Synopsis: After R (a highly unusual zombie) saves Julie from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

“Beautiful Creatures” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.

“Safe Haven” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

“Identiry Their” (R) — Synopsis: Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s identity.

“Snitch” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son who was imprisoned after being set up in drug deal.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Oscar Nominated Shorts ” — Thursday-Sunday, Feb.21-24. Synopsis: Once again, Gold Town is proud to present this nationally-touring program highlighting all of the Live Action Short Films, Animated Short Films and Documentary Short Films that received Academy Award nominations this past year.

“Mourning” (Global Lens Series) — 2 p.m. Saturday. Synopsis: From a black screen, a man and a woman are heard arguing and hurrying away from a house. Afterward, the screen radiates brilliant green countryside, traversed by a small black car. Subtitles relay a conversation by another man and woman, but now we hear no voices. Kamran and Sharareh, a deaf couple, are driving Sharareh’s young nephew, Arshia, back home to Tehran. Something terrible has happened. But the couple keep the news from Arshia, debating his future in a language not as private as they believe, and turning a car trip into a meditation on communication and emotional disability.

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