Arts calendar

Deering and Down will perform at McGivney's Saturday night.




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.

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

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

Live music: Liquid Genuis, 10 p.m., McGivney’s, 9107 Mendenhall Mall Road. No cover.



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

JLO 25th Anniversary Midwinter Vocal Festival Performance, 7:30 p.m., TMHS auditorium. Led by Byron McGilvray and Jan Capelle. Tickets $15, seniors/students $10, available at Hearthside Books and JACC. Details:

Gold Street Music, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Five sets from local musicians. $5 at the door.

Live music: Deering and Down, 10 p.m., McGivney’s, 9107 Mendenhall Mall Road. No cover.



George Kuhar’s 3rd Annual Birthday Show, 7 p.m., The Rookery Cafe.

Preview performance: “Rush at Everlasting,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Pay as you can. Details:


Burn Thompson Writing Group. 6-8 p.m., downtown library. Details: Richard 780-6204.


Winter Salsa Workshop: “Refining our Basics,” 7:15 - 8:15 p.m., Juneau Urgent & Family Care, 8505 Old Dairy Road. With Alejandro Soria, Tuesday Nights through Jan. 28. Free. To reserve a spot, contact or 957-4411.



KRNN Songwriter Spotlight series: Marian Call, 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Singer-songwriter Marian Call will perform an acoustic set with string player Laura Zahasky. Pat Race from Alaska Robotics will host and conduct the interview. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

Wildlife Wednesday: “Can Untrammeled Wilderness Endure?”, 7-8 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School Library. With Kevin Hood, Forest Service Wilderness Manager. Hosted by Alaska Wildlife Alliance-Southeast Chapter. Free and open to the public. Refreshments are served.

Preview performance: “Rush at Everlasting,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Pay as you can. Details:




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Philomena” — Thursday-Tuesday, Jan. 2-7. Synopsis: Based on the 2009 investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, “The Lost Child of Philomena Lee,” “Philomena” focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee (Judi Dench), mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock — something her Irish-Catholic community didn’t have the highest opinion of — and given away for adoption in the United States. In following church doctrine, she was forced to sign a contract that wouldn’t allow for any sort of inquiry into the son’s whereabouts. After starting a family years later in England and, for the most part, moving on with her life, Lee meets Sixsmith (Steve Coogan), a BBC reporter with whom she decides to discover her long-lost son.

“Bonnie & Clyde” — Saturday. Synopsis: This 1967 classic stars Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty. and presents the romanticized story of notorious gangster couple Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, who embark on a crime spree during the Great Depression. The movie is being shown in conjunction with the opening of Perseverance Theatre’s new play, “Rush at Everlasting,” opening Jan. 10.



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

“The Wolf of Wall Street” (R) — Synopsis: Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

“Anchorman 2” (PG-13) — Synopsis: With the 70s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York’s first 24-hour news channel by storm.



“The Hobbit, The Desolation of Smaug” (PG-13) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: An affable underachiever finds out he’s fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.

“47 Ronin” (PG-13) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.

“Grudge Match” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.

“Saving Mr. Banks” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Author P. L. Travers reflects on her difficult childhood while meeting with filmmaker Walt Disney during production for the adaptation of her novel, Mary Poppins.

“Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones” (R) — Synopsis: After being “marked,” Jesse begins to be pursued by mysterious forces while his family and friends try to save him.


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