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Posted: October 2, 2013 - 11:03pm

EVENTS AND MUSIC

THURSDAY, OCT. 3

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

JWAC film showing: “Not My Life,” 5 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. A panel discussion will follow the film, with Robin Bronen, Executive Director of Immigration Justice, Commissioner Joseph Masters, Dept of Public Safety and Task Force on Human Trafficking, and Matt Judy of the Juneau FBI. Free. Hosted by Juneau World Affairs Council.

Light The Night Walk, 6:30 p.m., Marine Park. Registration at 6 p.m. Event will help raise awareness and funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The walk is 1.5 miles long through downtown Juneau.

Alaska Book Week event: Author presentation with Jonathan Waterman, 6:30 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Waterman will lead a lecture, “The Evolution of an Adventurer.” The hour-long presentation will be followed by a Q &A and book signing.

Perseverance Theatre’s “God of Carnage,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Karaoke with Elle Z Rox, 8 p.m., McGivneys, 9107 Mendenhall Mall Road. Every Thursday.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 4

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building. With TJ Duffy.

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

Free First Friday Yoga Class, 5:15 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. Details: rainforestyogi@gmail.com

Alaska Book Week event: First Friday with Teri Sloat, 6 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Author and Illustrator Teri Sloat will present a talk, “Visual Art and Story: connecting with kids.”

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

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

Evening at Egan: Film showing and panel discussion, 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. A film showing of “Not My Life” will be followed by a panel discussion with Robin Bronen, Executive Director of Immigration Justice, Commissioner Joseph Masters, Dept of Public Safety and Task Force on Human Trafficking, and Matt Judy of the Juneau FBI. Co-hosted by Juneau World Affairs Council.

TMHS Drama Deptartment: The Three Musketeers, 7 p.m., TMHS Auditorium.

Perseverance Theatre’s “God of Carnage,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Live music: The Sean Mccole Trio, 8:30 p.m., McGivney’s, 9107 Mendenhall Mall Road. Bluegrass and folk. Free.

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

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 5

Coffee & Collections: Sheila Kelly’s “Treadwell Gold,” 10:30 a.m. -12 p.m., Juneau Douglas City Museum. Details: www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum.

Shrine of St. Therese Open House, 1-4 p.m. Shrine of St. Therese. A public viewing of the results of the Lodge renovation.

Free acting seminar, 1-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. With Frank Katasse and Heather LaVerne. Part two of a free three-part series offered by the Juneau Douglas Little Theatre in advance of the 2013 24 Hour Miracle theater challenge (Oct. 18-19). Details: www.jdlittletheatre.org.

TMHS Drama Deptartment: The Three Musketeers, 2 p.m., TMHS Auditorium.

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

TMHS Drama Deptartment: The Three Musketeers, 7 p.m., TMHS Auditorium.

Recital with Catherine Pashigian and Missouri Smyth, accompanied by Rosie Humphery, 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall at UAS.

Perseverance Theatre’s “God of Carnage,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council concert: Keola Beamer & R.Carlos Nakai, Mãlama Ko Aloha “Keep Your Love,” 8 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside Books, and online at www.jahc.org.

Live music: Honky-Tonk Habit, 9 p.m., McGivney’s, 9107 Mendenhall Mall Road. Free.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 6

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.

Final performance of Perseverance Theatre’s “God of Carnage,” 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. 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.

 

MONDAY, OCT. 7

Focus Creative Writing Group, 6-8 p.m., downtown public library in the small conference room. Details: Burn, burnclair@gci.net or 463-6944.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 8

KRNN concert: Dynamic Duos, 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Details: www.ktoo.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9

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: Diane, 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, 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.

Mudrooms: Coming Home, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. $7 at the door.

Drag Queen Bingo, 7:30 p.m., the Rendezvous. Every Wednesday.

 

MOVIES

GOLD TOWN

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” — Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 3-6. Synopsis: Set against the backdrop of 1970s Texas Hill Country, this romantic American story follows three characters on various sides of the law – outlaw Bob Muldoon (Casey Affleck), his wife Ruth Guthrie (Rooney Mara), and a local sheriff named Patrick Wheeler (Ben Foster), who gets caught in their crosshairs. The film, which is the second feature from writer-director David Lowery, was developed at the Sundance Institute’s Writing and Producing Labs and also stars Nate Parker and Keith Carradine. The film received the U.S. Dramatic Cinematography Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

“Not My Life” — Thursday, Oct. 3, in conjunction with Juneau World Affairs Council. Synopsis: “Not My Life” is the first film to comprehensively depict the cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. Filmed on five continents, in a dozen countries, “Not My Life” takes viewers into a world where millions of children are exploited, every day, through an astonishing array of practices including forced labor, domestic servitude, begging, sex tourism, sexual exploitation, and child soldiering. For more, visit notmylife.org.

“Vikingdom” — Friday, Oct. 4. Synopsis: A forgotten king, Eirick, is tasked with the impossible odds to defeat Thor, the God of Thunder.

 

20TH CENTURY TWIN

See www.juneaumovies.com or call 463-FLIX (3549) for the latest movie times.

“Don Jon” (R) — Synopsis: A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.

“Runner Runner” (R) — When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur

 

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Prisoners” (R) — Synopsis: When Keller Dover’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” (PG) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he’s forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids.

“The World’s End” (R) — Synopsis: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind’s only hope for survival.

“Gravity” (PG-13) — In 2D and 3D. A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.

“Insidious: Chapter 2” (PG-13) — The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.

 

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