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Posted: June 27, 2013 - 12:01am

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Emblem Club No. 90 meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. All are welcome.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Live jazz,  5:30-8:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill at the top of the Mount Roberts Tramway. With Tom Locher, piano and Wayne Norlund, saxophone.

Food Truck Friday (the new Concerts in the Park), 5:30 7 p.m., JACC. With City of Juneau Pipe Band and Highland Dancers and Queens of the Sound Table (with Rhonda Jackson-Bear). Fridays through Aug. 16. Details: www.jahc.org.

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

“A Mod Revue,” a full length cabaret, 8:30 p.m., Perseverance Theater. With burlesque artists Mod Carousel and guest Lily Verlaine. Doors at 7:30 p.m. Full bar provided by Rendezvous.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

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

Juneau Symphony’s Chamber Concert IV, 8 p.m., UAS Egan Library. With Alexander Tutunov, piano, and Franz Felkl, violin. Details: www.juneausymphony.org/

“A Mod Revue,” a full length cabaret, 8:30 p.m., Perseverance Theater. With burlesque artists Mod Carousel and guest Lily Verlaine. Doors at 7:30 p.m. Full bar provided by Rendezvous.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 30

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.

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

Juneau Symphony’s Chamber Concert IV, 6 p.m., UAS Egan Library. With Alexander Tutunov, piano, and Franz Felkl, violin. Details: www.juneausymphony.org/

Music on the Fly, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau International Airport. Sundays through Aug. 25.

 

MONDAY, JULY 1

Author presentation with author Jean Morgan Meaux, noon-1 p.m., State Historical Collections, 8th floor, State Office Building. Meaux’s book is “In Pursuit of Alaska.”

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

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2

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.

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

“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

“This Is the End” (R) — Synopsis: While attending a party at James Franco’s house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.

“The Heat” (R) — Synopsis: Uptight FBI special agent Sarah Ashburn is paired with testy Boston cop Shannon Mullins in order to take down a ruthless drug lord. The hitch: neither woman has ever had a partner -- or a friend for that matter.

 

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Monsters University” (G) — In 3d and 2d. Synopsis: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends.

“World War Z” (PG-13) — In 3d and 2d. Synopsis: United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.

“Man of Steel” (PG-13) — In 3d and 2d. Synopsis: A young journalist is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race.

“Star Trek: Into Darkness” (PG-13) — Synopsis: After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.

“White House Down” (PG-13) — Synopsis: While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.

 

GOLD TOWN

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Before Midnight” — Thursday-Sunday, June 27-30. Synopsis: Nine years after “Before Sunset,” their highly-regarded sequel to “Before Sunrise,” director Richard Linklater reteams with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy for “Before Midnight,” which finds their characters together raising twin daughters. Jesse (Hawke) attempts to maintain a relationship with Hank, his teenage son from his first marriage, but their bond is strained even though Hank has just spent the summer with his dad and step-family. Meanwhile, Celine (Delpy) must make a difficult decision about her career.

Filipino Film Series: “Graceland” — Thursday and Sunday. Synopsis: A tightly-paced, unpredicatalbe thriller in which a longtime chauffeur to a corrupt Filipino politician faces with an unthinkable predicament when he is ambused while drigin both his boss’ and his own daughter home from school. “Machete Maidens Unleashed!” – Thursday and Sunday. Synopsis: A fast-moving documentary about the wild and wooly subterranean world of Filiphin genre filmmaking in the 1960s and 1970s. “Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey” — Thursday and Sunday. Synopsis: When the rock band Journey wanted to reunite for a tour, they were in need of a new lead singer. When guitarist Neal Shone found a YouTube clip of a Filipino named Arnel Pedina fronting a cover band that played a bunch of Journey’s songs, he knew he had found the right man for the job. This documentary follows Pedina as he joins the band, tours with them for the first time, and records an album. The filmmakers also explain his poverty-stricken childhood, and capture the moment when he returns to his home country to perform with Journey.

"Hannah Arendt" — Monday and Tuesday, July 1 and 2. Director Margarethe von Trotta collaborates with screenwriter Pamela Katz to explore a key chapter in the life of German/Jewish political theorist and philosopher Hannah Arendt (Barbara Sukowa), who coined the phrase “banality of evil” while covering the 1961 trial of former Nazi Adolf Eichmann for The New Yorker. As the high-profile trial gets underway, Sukowa’s astute observations on both Eichmann and the Jewish councils prove to be highly thought-provoking, and deeply controversial.

Gathr Film Preview Series: "La Playa D.C." — Wednesday, July 3. SynopsisTomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country's Pacific coast pushed out by the war, faces the difficulties of growing up in a city of exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother and closest friend disappears, Tomas plunges in the streets of the city. His search becomes an initiatory journey that compels him to face his past and to leave aside the influence of his brothers in order to find his own identity. Through this journey, Tomas reveals a unique perspective of a vibrant and unstable city that, like Tomas, stands on the threshold between what once was and what might be. 

 

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