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Arts calendar

Posted: July 4, 2013 - 12:00am

THURSDAY, JULY 4

Juneau 4th of July parade, 11 a.m., Egan Drive. Staging will occur in the Cycle Alaska parking lot. Theme is Music and Mining Memories and the marshals are Jeff Brown and Jerry Harmon.

Douglas 4th of July sandcastle contest, 12-4 p.m., Sandy Beach. Award time is 4 p.m. Details: Gerald: 586-3552.

Douglas 4th of July BBQ dinner, 12-6 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church, 3rd and E Streets. $15/$10.

Douglas 2-mile fun run, 12:30 registration, 1:30 run, roundabout side of Juneau Douglas bridge. Details: Paul, 364-3265.

Douglas 4th of July parade, 2 p.m., Gastineau School down 3rd Street. Assembly at 1:30 p.m. at Gastineau School, no pre-registration or entry fee required. Grand Marshal is R.D. Robinson.

Douglas 4th of July field sports and activities, 3 p.m., Savikko Park. All ages. SoapBox Challenge at 3 p.m. Super Dog Frisbee Contest at 3:30 p.m.

Douglas 4th of July dance and live entertainment, 3-9 p.m., Savikko Park. Taco #9, Chrome Forest, Slush Not Snow, Juno City Limits, Captain Angry.

Douglas 4th of July make and break hose race, 4 p.m., Douglas Fire Hall.

FRIDAY, JULY 5

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

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

Food Truck Friday (the new Concerts in the Park), 5:30 7 p.m., JACC. With Flutatious, Pitch Hitters, Bryan Graceland and MC Patricia Hull. Fridays through Aug. 16. Details: www.jahc.org.

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JULY 6

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.

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

Strange Attractor Theatre’s “Enlightenment on E Floor North,” 7:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. A new, original theatrical performance investigating the discussion of employment in America. Featuring Aram Aghazarian, Rebecca Noon, Kamili Feelings and Roblin Gray Davis. $10. Details: strangeattractor.org.

Concert: “Old Friends at Play,” 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. With Todd Hunt, Rick Trostel and Rosie Humphery. $10, with proceeds going to Trail Mix and Thrush Hill Music.

SUNDAY, JULY 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.

Concert: “Old Friends at Play,” 3 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. With Todd Hunt, Rick Trostel and Rosie Humphery. $10, with proceeds going to Trail Mix and Thrush Hill Music.

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

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

Strange Attractor Theatre’s “Enlightenment on E Floor North,” 7:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. A new, original theatrical performance investigating the discussion of employment in America. Featuring Aram Aghazarian, Rebecca Noon, Kamili Feelings and Roblin Gray Davis. $10. Details: strangeattractor.org.

MONDAY, JULY 8

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, JULY 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.

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

“The Lone Ranger” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.

“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

“Despicable Me 2” (PG) — In 3d and 2d. Synopsis: Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

“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) — Synopsis: A young journalist is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race.

“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, July 4-7. 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.

Gathr Film Screening: “Computer Chess” — Wednesday, July 10. Synopsis: Director Andrew Bujalski transports viewers back to year 1980 with this comedy set at a provincial hotel that’s simultaneously hosting a chess programmer’s competition and a New Age therapy convention for couples. Shot on a vintage Sony video camera, Computer Chess explores the awkward chemistry that comes into play as these two disparate groups struggle to find a common ground.

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