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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: April 4, 2013 - 12:05am

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

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

First Thursday Reviewers’ Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

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.

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

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

Thunder Mountain High School theater: “The Wizard of Oz,” 7 p.m., TMHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside, jahc.org and the door.

Juneau Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting 7 p.m., National Weather Service office, 8500 Mendenhall Loop Road. JARC meets first Friday every month except July and August. All HAMs and folks interested in amateur radio are welcome.

Final showcase with REACH actors, 7:30 p.m., The Canvas. REACH actors will present work from a six-week acting class with Perseverance Theatre. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-1750.

University of Alaska Southeast theaater: “The Marriage of Bette and Boo,” 7:30 p.m., Hendrickson Theatre, located in room HB 113 of the Hendrickson Annex at UAS. Directed by Perseverance Theatre’s Shona Strauser.

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

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

Meeting and question and answer session on children’s writing and illustration, 2-4 p.m., large conference room, downtown library. With Stefanie Tatalias of Anchorage and local writers and illustrators Sarah Asper-Smith, Susi Gregg Fowler, Ann Boochever, and Peggy McKee Barnhill, Mitch Watley and Jim Fowler. Details: 586-3279.

Thunder Mountain High School’s “The Wizard of Oz,” 2 p.m., TMHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside, jahc.org and the door.

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

Thunder Mountain High School’s “The Wizard of Oz,” 7 p.m., TMHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside, jahc.org and the door.

University of Alaska Southeast theaater: “The Marriage of Bette and Boo,” 7:30 p.m., Hendrickson Theatre, located in room HB 113 of the Hendrickson Annex at UAS. Directed by Perseverance Theatre’s Shona Strauser.

Juneau Symphony’s 50th anniversary concert, featuring Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, 8 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium. Pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JACC and www.juneausymphony.org.

Improv: First Saturday, 9:15 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Tickets $10, available at Hearthside Books, the JACC, jahc.org, and at the door.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

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.

Juneau Symphony’s 50th anniversary concert, featuring Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, 3 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium. Pre-concert talk at 2 p.m. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JACC and www.juneausymphony.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.

University of Alaska Southeast theaater: “The Marriage of Bette and Boo,” 7:30 p.m., Hendrickson Theatre, located in room HB 113 of the Hendrickson Annex at UAS. Directed by Perseverance Theatre’s Shona Strauser.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 8

Douglas 4th of July Committee Annual Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Douglas Community Fire Hall/Library Meeting Room. Details: Pat, 364-3707 or Molly, 586-2936.

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

Alaska Folk Festival. 7-10:45 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Performance: Native Jazz Quartet, 7 p.m., JACC. With the Thunder Mountain Big Band. Details: www.jahc.org.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

Alaska Folk Festival. 7-10:45 p.m., Centennial Hall.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

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.

Native Song and Dance Class for kids, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Gruening Park Learning Connection. Guest teacher Mary Folletti will lead Alaskan songs and dances with parents and young children. Enter to win a Tlingit Drum provided by T&H Community Council. Free. Details: 780-6706.

“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.

Performance: Irene Muller, noon, Alaska State Library Historical Collections. Local musician Muller will perform songs from the Alaska Folk Festival archives.

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 Folk Festival. 7-10:45 p.m., Centennial Hall.

 

MOVIES

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

20TH CENTURY TWIN

“Evil Dead” (R) — Synopsis: Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival

“The Host” (PG-13) — Synopsis: When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world.

 

GLACIER CINEMAS

“GI Joe: Retaliation” (PG-13) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.

“Jurassic Park” (PG-13) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

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

“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.

“Spring Breakers” (R) — Four college girls who land in jail after robbing a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation find themselves bailed out by a drug and arms dealer who wants them to do some dirty work.

 

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“On The Road” — Thursday-Sunday, April 4-7. Synopsis: Four college girls who land in jail after robbing a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation find themselves bailed out by a drug and arms dealer who wants them to do some dirty work.

 

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