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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: March 21, 2013 - 12:02am

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

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

Lecture: “Powder Chicks: Examining Gender Construction and Risk in Extreme Skiing,” 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. Charlene Weaving, Associate Professor at St Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, will discuss the death of Canadian extreme skier Sarah Burke from a sport feminist perspective.

Performance: “keep coming back because....” 7 p.m., Rockwell Ballroom, 109 S. Franklin St. An original devised performance installation written, designed and performed by Ryan Conarro and Sarah Conarro. $10 available at the JACC, Hearthside Books and www.jahc.org

Perseverance Theatre: “Seminar,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Theatre in the Rough: “Equivocation,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside, Rainy Day Books, at the door, and www.theatreintherough.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Exhibit opening: 34th All Alaska Juried Exhibition, 4:30 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Anchorage artist James Behlke, winner of the Juror’s Choice Award, will present a free lecture at 6:30 p.m. Reception hosted by the Friends of the Alaska State Museum.

Fireside Lecture: “Golden Girls: Peterson Sisters Make History,” 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Led by Jensen-Olson Arboretum horticulturist and manager Merrill Jensen.

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

Performance: “keep coming back because....” 7 p.m., Rockwell Ballroom, 109 S. Franklin St. An original devised performance installation written, designed and performed by Ryan Conarro and Sarah Conarro. $10 available at the JACC, Hearthside Books and www.jahc.org

Perseverance Theatre: “Seminar,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Theatre in the Rough: “Equivocation,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside, Rainy Day Books, at the door, and www.theatreintherough.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

KTOO Used Media Sale, 9 a.m. to noon, KTOO studios.

Artist demonstration with Tsimshian carver Abel Ryan, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Free.

Writing workshop: “Characters: Real And Imagined” with Amy O’Neill Houck, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., JACC. $39 members of 49 Writers/$45 non-members. For writers 16 years and older. Register at 49writers@gmail.com

Juneau Raptor Center annual membership meeting and open house, 11 a.m. meeting, noon open house, Nugget Mall. Free. Education birds, kids’ activities, membership information, refreshments, merchandise available for purchase, education information. Details: 586-8393 (message machine) or Pat, 364-3389.

Girl Scouts of Alaska Auction, 6 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Annual fundraising auction. $30. Entrance fee includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Must be 21 years or older to attend. Purchase tickets by calling 907-586-2787 or at the JACC. Details: www.girlscoutsalaska.org

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

Live Jazz, 7 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. With Tom Locher, piano. Details 780-2221.

Performance: “keep coming back because....” 7 p.m., Rockwell Ballroom, 109 S. Franklin St. An original devised performance installation written, designed and performed by Ryan Conarro and Sarah Conarro. $10 available at the JACC, Hearthside Books and www.jahc.org

Perseverance Theatre: “Seminar,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Theatre in the Rough: “Equivocation,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside, Rainy Day Books, at the door, and www.theatreintherough.org.

Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 5th and Gold. No experience or partners necessary. $8/$7/$5. Details: 463-3214.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

Weekly Ukulele Jam, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Rockwell. All ages & abilities welcome. Details: www.juneaujambusters.com.

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

Theatre in the Rough: “Equivocation,” 2 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Final performance. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside, Rainy Day Books, at the door, and www.theatreintherough.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.

Perseverance Theatre: “Seminar,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

MONDAY, MARCH 25

Arts roundtable, 5:15 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. To talk about current local events in the arts world. Bring questions or updates on happenings in your organization, gallery or studio, and other topics of interest in the arts. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 26

“Big Bang for Beginners” 6:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Learn how Science explains the origin of the Universe followed by “The Stars Tonight” on the Spitz A3P projector. Free. All ages. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.org

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 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.

Alaska Design Forum lecture: Plasma Studio, 6 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $10 general, $5 student. Details: alaskadesignforum.org,

MOVIES

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

20TH CENTURY TWIN

“Olympus has Fallen” (R) — Synopsis: Disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers.

“The Call” (R) — Synopsis: When veteran 911 operator Jordan Turner receives a call from a girl who has just been abducted, she soon realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl’s life.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Oz: The Great and Powerful” (PG) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one.

“The Croods” (PG) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: The world’s very first prehistoric family goes on a road trip to an uncharted and fantastical world.

“Admission” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption.

“The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” (PG-13) — Synopsis: When a street magician’s stunt begins to make their show look stale, superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton look to salvage on their act - and their friendship - by staging their own daring stunt.

“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.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“The Impossible” — Thursday-Sunday, March 21-24. Synopsis: This drama set during the 2004 Thailand tsunami, detailing one family’s incredible fight for survival. Inspired by actual events, The Impossible finds Henry (Ewan McGregor), his wife Maria (Naomi Watts), and their three sons lounging poolside at a scenic Thailand resort following an eventful Christmas. But just as the family begins to forget their troubles and settle in for a relaxing tropical getaway, one of the worst natural disasters in modern history changes their lives in the blink of an eye.

Fly Fishing Film Tour — Tuesay, March 26. Synopsis: The best in fly fishing short films from around the world.

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