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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: July 25, 2013 - 12:00am
Kon Tiki is showing at the Gold Town Nickelodeon.
Kon Tiki is showing at the Gold Town Nickelodeon.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

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

King Island Christmas pay as you can performance, 7:30 p.m., JACC. Tickets at JAHC.org, Hearthside Books or at the door. $20 general admission, $15 seniors, $10 students, free for children under five. Details: akkic.com or 586-ARTS.

FRIDAY, JULY 26

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 the Juneau Student Symphony Orchestra. Details: www.jahc.org.

Live jazz, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill at the top of the Mount Roberts Tramway. With Wayne Norlund, saxophone and John Unzicker, guitar. Details 463-3412.

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

King Island Christmas, 7:30 p.m., JACC. Tickets at JAHC.org, Hearthside Books or at the door. $20 general admission, $15 seniors, $10 students, free for children under five. Details: akkic.com or 586-ARTS.

SATURDAY, JULY 27

Juneau Audubon Society’s Saturday Wild: Mount Roberts Nature Walk led by Linda Nicklin, 8:30 a.m., base of the Mount Roberts Tram. The Tram has offered discounted tickets of $7 per person, so please bring exact change. Details: Amy at field-trips@juneau-audubon-society.org.
King Island Christmas sing-a-long performance,
3:30 p.m., JACC. Tickets at JAHC.org, Hearthside Books or at the door. $20 general admission, $15 seniors, $10 students, free for children under five. Details: akkic.com or 586-ARTS.

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

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

King Island Christmas, 7:30 p.m., JACC. Tickets at JAHC.org, Hearthside Books or at the door. $20 general admission, $15 seniors, $10 students, free for children under five. Details: akkic.com or 586-ARTS.

SUNDAY, JULY 28

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.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30

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 Conjuring” (R) — Synopsis: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.

“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

“The Wolverine” (PG-13) In 3d and 2d. Synopsis: Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.

“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) — Synopsis: When an alien attack threatens the Earth’s existence, giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace.

“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.

“Kon Tiki” — Thursday-Sunday, July 25-28. Synopsis: The sweeping adventure detailing Thor Heyerdahl’s daring attempt to prove that early settlers from South America once populated Polynesia by sailing across the Pacific on a simple balsa wood raft. Rejected by every publisher he approaches to print his unusual thesis, Heyerdahl (Pål Sverre Hagen) eventually decides that the only way to prove it is to make the journey himself as the entire world watches.

“Apartment 1303” — Thursday, July 25. Synopsis: A woman moves into her late sister’s Detroit high rise in order to investigate her mysterious death in this supernatural thriller starring Mischa Barton.

“Culture Shock” — Saturday and Sunday, July 27 and 28. Synopsis: A documentary about a Juneau resident’s personal experience while traveling from Juneau to India and Nepal. For more informationm visit www.life2sustain.com/index.html

Gathr Film Screening: “Low and Clear” — Wednesday, July 31. Synopsis: A meditation on friendship and life in the disappearing wilderness of the West, ‘Low and Clear’ follows two formerly close friends who re-unite for one last fly fishing trip. Over the course of their time together they come to understand how much they have each changed and how these changes now threaten the friendship. For more on this series, visit gathr.us/series/juneau-previews.

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