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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: August 1, 2013 - 12:06am

THURSDAY, AUG. 1

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

FRIDAY, AUG. 2

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. Fridays through Aug. 16. With Juneau Cello Choir, Halau Hula ‘o’ Olili’ula (Hawaiian Hula) and Slush Not Snow (Indie Rock). 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. Details, 463-3412.

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

Celebrate Equality for All, 7-9:30 p.m., JACC Free. Entertainment and dance with DJ Manu . Silent auction and donations benefit ACLU Alaska Foundation who will be present with information of recent Supreme Court DOMA verdict effects in Alaska.

Perseverance Theatre’s STAR program performance: “Guys & Dolls,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Directed by Dawn Kolden. Tickets online, at the JACC, both Hearthside Books locations, or by calling 463-TIXS. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org/

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

SATURDAY, AUG. 3

Equality for All Alaskans seminar and discussion, 1 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Light refreshments will be provided. All are welcome free. Donations will benefit ACLU of Alaska Foundation.

Perseverance Theatre’s STAR program performance: “King Lear,” 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Directed by Doniece Gott. Tickets online, at the JACC, both Hearthside Books locations, or by calling 463-TIXS. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org/

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. Details, 463-3412

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

Juneau International Folkdancers ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., JACC. Admission $5 at the door. Details: Tim, 789-4690.

Perseverance Theatre’s STAR program performance: “Cinderella,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Directed by Ekatrina Oleksa Sotomayor. Tickets online, at the JACC, both Hearthside Books locations, or by calling 463-TIXS. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org/

SUNDAY, AUG. 4

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.

Perseverance Theatre’s STAR program performance: “Cinderella,” 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Directed by Ekatrina Oleksa Sotomayor. Tickets online, at the JACC, both Hearthside Books locations, or by calling 463-TIXS. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org/

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, AUG. 7

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.

Juneau Douglas High School Theatre’s “Pippin,” 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Pay as you can at the door. Last local performance before the cast heads to Scotland for the Festival Fringe. Detials: www.jdhsdrama.com.

Perseverance Theatre’s STAR program performance: “King Lear,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Directed by Doniece Gott. Tickets online, at the JACC, both Hearthside Books locations, or by calling 463-TIXS. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.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.

“2 Guns” (R) — Synopsis: DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent.

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.

“The Smurfs 2” (PG) — In 3d and 2d. Synopsis: The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer’s newest creation - creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs.

“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.

“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.

GOLD TOWN

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Kon Tiki” — Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 1-4. 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.

“Much Ado About Nothing” — Monday, Aug. 5. 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.

Skype interview with the director of “Low and Clear” — Saturday, Aug. 3. The Gold Town will host an interview with former Juneau reisdent Kahil Hudson, co-direction of “Low and Clear.” The film is a meditation on friendship and life in the disappearing wilderness of the West. For more on this series, visit gathr.us/series/juneau-previews.

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