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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: April 10, 2013 - 11:02pm

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

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

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

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

The Improject, 6 p.m. workshop and 8 p.m. performance, The Canvas. Held the second Friday of each month, hosted by Morally Improv-erished. Sign up at 7:45 p.m. for a place in the show.

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

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

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

“Transgenerational Suffering” symposium lecture, 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. With Monica Osborne (“After Representation: On Culture, Catastrophe, and the Midrashic Impulse”). Details: www.uas.alaska.edu/honors.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Norwegian Breakfast, 9:30 a.m .– 1 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club, Aurora Harbor, off Egan Drive near JDHS. Sponsored by the Svalbard LodgeSons of Norway and Friends of Scandinavia of Juneau. Music by Dale Wygant & friends; Folk Festival musicians are encouraged to come out and jam. Suggested donations $15~adult; $10~student/senior; and $5~child (12 and under). Scholarship fundraiser.

Coffee & Collections: ID Day with Juneau Douglas Little Theatre,10:30 a.m.-noon, Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Help identify former cast and crew members of the Juneau Douglas Little Theatre.

Carnival of Hope, 11-4 p.m., Nugget Mall.

Alaska Folk Festival, 12-3:45 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Owl Video Conerence featuring “Balto,” 1 p.m., Douglas Library.

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.

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

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

Alaska Folk Festival, 12-3:45 p.m., Centennial Hall.

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

Family Movie Afternoon, 3 p.m., Douglas Libary

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.

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

MONDAY, APRIL 15

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, APRIL 16

Author presentation: Vaughn Sherman, “Sea Travels,” 6:30-8 p.m., Douglas Public Library.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

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

“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

“Scary Movie 5” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A couple begin to experience some unusual activity after bringing their newborn son home from the hospital. With the help of home-surveillance cameras and a team of experts, they learn they’re being stalked by a nefarious demon.

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.

“42” (PG-13) — Synopsis: The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.

“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.

“Searching For Sugar Man” — Thursday-Sunday, April 11-14. Synopsis: Two South African music lovers embark on a mission to uncover the fate of an obscure, 1970s-era U.S. rocker whose debut album became a surprise hit in their home country, and uncover a shocking secret along the way. Sixto Diaz Rodriguez had the kind of musical career that every aspiring rock star fears — lauded by critics but ignored by the public, he released two albums before unceremoniously disappearing from the spotlight. But while sales of Rodriguez’s debut CD Cold Fact fell flat in the U.S., overseas in Australia and South Africa, the fans couldn’t get enough. In apartheid-torn South Africa in particular, Cold Fact became something of an anti-establishment classic, eventually going platinum. Later, rumors began to swirl that Rodriguez had suffered a horrible death. When Rodriguez’s second album Coming From Reality makes it’s belated debut in South Africa, a pair of devoted fans take it upon themselves to uncover the facts surrounding the mysterious musician, and get the surprise of a lifetime while attempting to track the profits from his record sales.

Tattoo Nation — Monday-Wednesday, April 15-17. Synopsis: Tattoos used to be a sign of rebellion. A middle finger salute to the rest of the world. Outlaw bikers got tattoos. Sailors on leave in Singapore got tattoos. Lifers in the joint got tattoos. But now it seems everywhere you go, everywhere you look – somebody is wearing some ink. In fact one out of every three US adults under 40 has one or more tattoos. So what happened? How did tattoo go from something that was put on you to an expression that comes from within you? “Tattoo Nation” tells the story of a few people who helped transform the world of tattoo, and the way we think about tattoos, forever. See more in this week’s Arts.

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