Arts calendar




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

Halloween Fun/Trick-or-Treating at the Mall, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Nugget Mall. TMHS Haunted House, Boy Scouts Goblin Golf and Helping Hands Halloween Carnival.

Theatre in the Rough free preview: “The Ladies of Camellias,” 7:30-9:30 p.m., New McPhetres Hall, 4th & Gold. Free preview, show runs Nov. 1-24.

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



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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

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

NaNoWriMo meeting for participating writers, 5 p.m, Silverbow Back Room. Details: Liz Dodd, 723-5352.

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

Evening at Egan, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. "Juneau's Berner's Bay: A Living Laboratory for Studying Environmental Change and Social Adaptation." With Sanjay Pyare.

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

Theatre in the Rough: “The Ladies of Camellias,” 7:30-9:30 p.m., New McPhetres Hall, 4th & Gold. Opening night, show runs through Nov. 24.

Day of the Dead Dance featuring the Cook County Blues Band8 p.m., JACC Main Hall. 21+ cash bar by Rendezvous $10 at the door. Costumes optional.
Wool Pullers concert, 8:30-10:30 p.m., UAS Rec Center. Free for UAS students, $5 guests.

McGivneys premier Halloween Costume Party featuring Susu and the Prophets, 9 p.m., McGivneys, 9107 Mendenhall Mall Road. $250 cash for first prize, $100 gift certificate for second prize and $50 gift certificate for third prize . The band starts at 10. 

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



KTOO used media sale, 9 a.m.–12 p.m., KTOO Building, corner of Egan & Whittier. Used records, CDs and videos.

Lineage Research Workshop hosted by Daughters of the American Revolution, 10:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Details: Regina Fallace at or 957-4263 or

Free portrait drawing workshop for middle school and high school students, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Led by David Rubin of Ketchikan.

Fundraiser concert: The Shrine Celebrates 75, 3 p.m., Shrine of St. Therese Chapel. Featuring the Alaska Youth Choir, Mis Ain’t Behavin’, Mary DeSmet and Doug Burger. Kickoff to a year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Shrine Chapel. Tickets at Details:, 780-6112,

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

Theatre in the Rough: “The Ladies of Camellias,” 7:30-9:30 p.m., New McPhetres Hall, 4th & Gold. Show runs through Nov. 24.

Gold Street Music concert, 7:30 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 10th Street and Glacier Avenue. Kray Van Kirk, Keith Heller and Andy Ferguson, Mary DeSmet and Greg Burger, Taku Gaels and The Shawn McCole Band. Admission is $5.

Sports Jersey Party with DJ white chocolate, 10 p.m., McGivneys, 9107 Mendenhall Mall Road. Come in wearing your favorite team.



Weekly Ukulele Jam, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Rockwell. All ages & abilities welcome. Details:

Duplicate bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: David, 463-6174.

Arts, Crafts and Collectibles Fair, 12-5 p.m., Nugget Mall.

International Dance Evening, 6-8 p.m., Alaska Club Downtown. Everyone welcome, no partner required, no charge. Free. Details: 364-2334.

Pay-as-you-can preview: Perseverance Theatre’s “Treasure Island,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Through Dec. 8. Details:



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



Alaska Native Heritage Month Lecture Series: “Spiritual Connections and Obligations: The Foundation of Tlingit Existence,” noon, Sealaska Plaza, fourth floor boardroom. With Steve J. Langdon Professor of Anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage. Free and open to the public. Bring your own lunch.

NaNoWriMo write-in, 6 p.m., Douglas Library. Details: 

Fall Salsa Workshop: “Refining our Basics,” 7:15-8:15 p.m., Juneau Urgent & Family Care, upstairs. With Alejandro Soria,Tuesdays through Nov. 26. Free but reservations in advance required. No drop-ins. Details: or 957-4411.



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:

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,

Drawing night at Alaska Robotics, 6-8 p.m., Alaska Robotics Gallery, 220 Front St. $5 to participate.

“Warming of the Hands” ceremony, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Ceremony will initiate Sharing Our Knowledge: A Conference of Tlingit Tribes and Clans  conference, held Thursday-Sunday at Centennial Hall. Details:

“Coming Out: Stories of Action and Reaction,” 7 p.m.,  Gold Town Nickelodeon Theater. Hosted by PFLAG Juneau. Tickets at Hearthside Books and at the door, $15 per person. Light refreshments.

Alaska Native Film Series: “Survival Prayer,” 7 p.m., UAS Student Rec Center.  Free and open to the public. Short discussions will follow.

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

Pay-as-you-can preview: Perseverance Theatre’s “Treasure Island,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Through Dec. 8. Details:



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“Atilla” — Thursday, 9 p.m. Synopsis: The old Hun comes back from the dead to defend his cache of riches from a bunch of marauding soldiers. 

“Inequlity for all” — Friday-Sunday, Nov. 1-3. Synopsis: Think about this … A single year’s income from a top-income earner in the US could buy enough housing for every homeless person in the entire country. “Inequality For All” follows Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor under Carter and Clinton. At the heart of the film is a simple proposition: what is a good society, and what role does the widening income gap play in the deterioration of our nation’s economic health?

SNOvember Ski Movie Series: "Mount St. Elias" — Sunday, Nov. 3. Synopsis: Mount St. Elias is a harrowing story of three mountaineers determined to reach the mountain's summit, and to ski back down it.  At an altitude of 18,000 feet, Alaska's Mount St. Elias is the longest vertical ski descent in the world, and their journey will walk the fine line between bravery and madness.  Tickets are $10, and proceeds go to help build the Cropley Lake Cabin



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

“Bad Grandpa” (R) — Synopsis: 86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8-year-old grandson, Billy.

“Captain Phillips” (PG-13) — Synopsis: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.



“Free Birds” (PG) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.

“The Counselor” (R) — Synopsis: A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.

“Ender’s Game” (PG-13) — Synopsis: The International Military seek out a leader who can save the human race from an alien attack. Ender Wiggin, a brilliant young mind, is recruited and trained to lead his fellow soldiers into a battle that will determine the future of Earth.

“Last Vegas” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.

“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.


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