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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: July 17, 2013 - 11:03pm

THURSDAY, JULY 18

Family night, 5:30 p.m., Valley Library. Third Thursday Family Night.

FRIDAY, JULY 19

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. With Impassion Music Studio, The Empty Oil Barrel Band, and Alaska’s King Island Christmas. Details: www.jahc.org.

Live jazz, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill at Mount Roberts Tramway. With Tom Locher, piano. Details, 463-3412.

Woosh Kinaadeiyí poetry slam and BBQ, 5:30-9 p.m., Auke Rec. Poetry slam starts at 6 p.m., sign up at 5:30 p.m. Atendees are encouraged to bring food to share. Free and open to the public. Details: Jacque.boucher@gmail.com.

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

SATURDAY, JULY 20

Live jazz, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill at Mount Roberts Tramway. With Tom Locher, piano and Wayne Norlund, saxophone. Details, 463-3412.

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

Kari Groven & the Wristrockets, 8:30 p.m., McGivney’s, 9105 Mendenhall Rd. With Jason Caputo, Kari Groven, Christ Frary and Andy Engstrom. Details: www.facebook.com/wristrockets

SUNDAY, JULY 21

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.

TUESDAY, JULY 23

Book signing with local author Marcy Peska, 12-2 p.m., Hearthside Books downtown. Peska is the author of the fantasy novel “Magic All Around” set in Juneau.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

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, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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

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.

“Red 2” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Turbo” (PG) — In 3d and 2d. Synopsis: A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.

“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.

“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.

“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.

GOLD TOWN

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Much Ado About Nothing” — Thursday-Sunday, July 18-21. 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.

Gathr Film Screening: “The Artist and the Model” — Wednesday, July 24. Synopsis: Summer of 1943, in an occupied France, not far away from the Spanish border, a famous old sculptor who is tired of life and wars and finds the desire to work on his last masterpiece when a beautiful young Spanish girl comes knocking after escaping a refugee camp in the South of France.

For more on this series, visit gathr.us/series/juneau-previews.

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