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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: July 11, 2013 - 12:05am
"Planet of the Apes," released in 1968, will be playing for free at the Marie Drake Planetarium on Tuesday, July 16.
"Planet of the Apes," released in 1968, will be playing for free at the Marie Drake Planetarium on Tuesday, July 16.

THURSDAY, JULY 11

FRIDAY, JULY 12

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

Food Truck Friday (the new Concerts in the Park), 5:30 7 p.m., JACC. 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.

Richard Dowling Solo Piano Concert, 7:30 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. Featuring Chopin, Joplin, Gershwin and more. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JACC, JAHC.org and the door. $25/$20/$10. Details: Barbara, 790-3038.

SATURDAY, JULY 13

French Night, 6:30 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Featuring Béatrice Caujolle, vocals, Tom Locher, piano, and Andy Engstrom, drums. Details, 780-2221.

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

Richard Dowling Solo Piano Concert, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 West 11th St. Featuring Chopin, Joplin, Gershwin and more. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JACC, JAHC.org and the door. $25/$20/$10. Details: Barbara, 790-3038.

SUNDAY, JULY 14

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.

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

“I Wish It Was Summer” concert with Alaska String Band and Link Union, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: linkunion.org and alaskastringband.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 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.

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.

“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.

“Monsters University” (G) — 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.

“Pacific Rim” (PG-13) — In 3d and 2d. Synopsis: When an alien attack threatens the Earth’s existence, giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace.

“Grown Ups 2” (PG-13) — Synopsis: After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny (Adam Sandler), finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and 400 costumed party crashers sometimes crazy follows you.

GOLD TOWN

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Much Ado About Nothing” — Thursday-Sunday, July 11-14. Synopsis: Shakespeare’s classic comedy is given a contemporary spin in Joss Whedon’s film, “Much Ado About Nothing”. Shot in just 12 days (and using the original text), the story of sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick offers a dark, sexy and occasionally absurd view of the intricate game that is love.

Not So Silent Film Double Feature: “Safety Last” and “Girl Shy” – Tuesday, July 16. The Gold Town will reprise “Safety Last,” Harold Lloyd’s most famous achievement, culminating in his hair-raising free-climb of a New York skyscraper. Voted one of the best comedies of all time, it was inducted into the National Film registry in 1994. “Girl Shy” was Lloyd’s second film, and the first he produced himself. It’s a raucous comedy/love story/high-speed chase that features neck-breaking stunts, performed live by Lloyd himself.

Richard Dowling will accompany the film with a live original score on piano.

Gathr Film Screening: “Informant” — Wednesday, July 17. Synopsis: In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Brandon Darby developed a reputation as a bold and effective activist and founding member of the relief organization Common Ground. His mix of charisma and bravado established him as grass-roots activist darling to the American Left. Everything changed in 2008 when two youths were arrested for attempting to disrupt the Republican National Convention. Darby, working as an informant for the FBI, infiltrated the protest group, and was largely responsible for their arrest. Filmmaker Jamie Meltzer reveals the bigger truths behind Darbys actions through interviews with all the major players and stylized reenactments (featuring Darby playing himself).

MARIE DRAKE PLANETARIUM

Retro Sci Fi movie: “Planet Of The Apes” (1968) — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. At the Marie Drake Middle School Planetarium. Free. Synopsis: An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.

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