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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: February 28, 2013 - 1:03am

THURSDAY, FEB. 28

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

Kashevarof Memorial Lecture, noon, Alaska State Museum. “Science and Ethics in the Care of Shipwreck Artifacts,” led by Museum Conservator Ellen Carrlee. Free.

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

First Friday Art Walk, 4:30-7:30 p.m., various locations downtown. See this week’s Arts section for details.

Free First Friday yoga class, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Rainforest Yoga. With teacher Jodee Goldsberry. Details: www.rainforest.org.

Fireside Lecture: “Living with Bears in Juneau,” 6:30 and 8 p.m. at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Wildlife biologist Ryan Scott will discuss black bears in Juneau, radio/satellite collar data and measures to control trash and human-bear safety. Free.

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

Lecture: Juneau photographer Ben Huff, 7 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Held in conjunction with Huff’s exhibit “The Last Road North,” on view through March 16.

Sound and Motion: “The Finger” (El Dedo) film showing, 7 p.m., UAS REC Center, also known as the Charles Gamble Jr.-Donald Sperl Joint Use Facility, 12300 Mendenhall Loop Road. Free. Details: www.uas.alaska.edu/sound_motion.

Traveler Duo at Zephyr, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Live jazz with Doug Bridges (tenor sax) and Jim Noel (piano).

“The Wharf: Unplugged,” 7 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Attendees under 21 must be accompanied by a guardian. $5 at the door. Details: anne@operatogo.net.

Sit in With the Band, 9:30 p.m., Rendezvous. Every First Friday.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

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

Gold Street Music, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Featured performers are Jim Noel; Shona Strauser, Riley Woodford and Mike Maas; Mary DeSmet and Greg Burger; Joe Emerson; and Rob Cohen. $5 at the door.

Juneau Symphony’s “Symphony Showcase,” 8 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Chamber music pieces by various composers. Details: www.juneausymphony.org.

Improv: First Saturday, 9 p.m., The Gold Town Nickelodeon. A monthly improvisational theater event. With Not Safe for Improv, from the University of Alaska Southeast. $10 at the door.

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

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.

Juneau Symphony’s “Symphony Showcase,” 3 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Chamber music pieces by various composers. Details: www.juneausymphony.org.

International Dance Evening, 6-8 p.m., Alaska Club Downtown. Everyone welcome, no partner required, no charge. Free. Details: 364-2334.

MONDAY, MARCH 4

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, MARCH 6

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

“Dark Skies” (PG-13) — 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.

“21 & Over” (R) — Synopsis: The night before his big medical school exam, a promising student celebrates his 21st birthday with his two best friends

GLACIER CINEMAS

“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.

“Jack and the Giant Slayer” (PG-13) — Synopsis: The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for a kingdom and the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds.

“The Last Exorcism Part II” (PG-13) — Synopsis: As Nell Sweetzer tries to build a new life after the events of the first movie, the evil force that once possessed her returns with an even more horrific plan.

“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.28-March 3. 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. 

“The Prize” (Global Lens Series) — 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2. Synopsis: Under the cloud of a military dictatorship, a young mother and her daughter flee Buenos Aires for the seclusion of a ramshackle cottage along the windy dunes of an Argentine beach. As her mother listens for news from the radio with sad stoicism, restlessly curious seven-year-old Cecilia joins a nearby school overseen by a kindly teacher. A childhood idyll, however, soon becomes contaminated by the general political crisis, as the teacher recruits the class for a patriotic essay contest sponsored by the army—the very people that may have already disappeared Cecilia’s father—in this superbly acted and engrossingly atmospheric drama about innocence in illicit times.

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