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Arts calendar

Posted: January 23, 2014 - 12:05am





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

TEDx Talk: “Creativity,” 6-8 p.m., Juneau Public Library, downtown. Video talks by Elizabeth Gilbert, David Kelley and Stefon Harris. Group discussion to follow.

“Rush at Everlasting,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details:



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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Woosh Kinaadeiyí open mic and poetry slam, 6:30 p.m., Silverbow Bakery. Open to poets and performers of all ages and all abilities. Hosted by Christy NaMee Eriksen and DeeJay DeRego. Sign up to read at 6 p.m. With featured guest performance poet Buddy Wakefield. Suggested donation is $5.

Fireside lecture: Lituya Bay: A Magical Enigma Walk with Juneau author Lynn Schooler, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Journey in time to the infamous 1958 earthquake-triggered tsunami that sent waves 1700 feet up the mountainside. Free and open to the public.

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

Collaborative high school production “Spamalot,” 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside, from cast members, online at the JAHC, and as the door. All proceeds will be shared between JDHS and TMHS.

“Rush at Everlasting,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details:

Live music: Kari Groven and the Wristrockets 10 p.m., McGivneys Bar and Grill. Featuring Kari Groven, Jason Caputo, Chris Frary and Andy Engstrom. Details:



Artist in the School Teacher Workshops, 9 a.m.-5:40 p.m. (four 2-hour sessions), Mendenhall River Community School. Open to all teachers in the School District, administrative staff and other people affiliated with the schools.

Collaborative high school production “Spamalot,” 2 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside, from cast members, online at the JAHC, and as the door. All proceeds will be shared between JDHS and TMHS.

Jazz Divas, 7 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Jazz vocals by Cameron Brockett, Béatrice Caujolle, Julie Cozzi, Eve Dillingham, and Taylor Vidic accompanied by Tom Locher, piano and Clay Good drums. Details, 723-4890

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

Collaborative high school production “Spamalot,” 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside, from cast members, online at the JAHC, and as the door. All proceeds will be shared between JDHS and TMHS.

“Rush at Everlasting,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details:

January Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 5th Street downtown. With caller Susie Kendig and live music by the “Groundhogs” old time string band. No experience or partner necessary. Adults $8, JIF and AFF $7, seniors and students $5, SAGA and JVs free.

Buddy Wakefield’s Riled Up and Wasted on Light World Tour, 8 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $10 and available at or at the door.




12x12 Art Workshop with MK MacNaughton, 3-5 p.m., Juneau Douglas City Museum. Designed to support and inspire art-makers of all ages wishing to make a piece to submit to the Museum’s 12x12 Community Art Exhibit, which opens Feb. 7.

Juneau Cabaret, 7 p.m., Rockwell Ballroom. 13 cabaret singers and 5 accompanists. Details, 723-7960.

“Rush at Everlasting,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details:



January Arts Roundtable, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Juneau Dance Theater studio, 8420 Airport Boulevard. JDT staff and board members will offer a short tour of the studio and invite roundtable participants to watch a ballet class in progress. Details:

Burn Thompson Memorial Writing Group, 6 p.m., Downtown Public LIbrary.

California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio performance, 7:30 p.m., TMHS auditorium. Details:



Judy Cooper’s 75th Birthday Celebration, 4:30 p.m., Northern Lights Church Community Room. Potluck begins at 5:30 p,m. Details: 789-9229,

One night stand: Kathy Hocker “The art of the field sketch, 5-7 p.m., JACC.

Marie Drake Planetarium’s “Poseidon and Neptune,” 6:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. With Ken Fix. Free and open to all ages.

Salsa Winter Workshop “Refining our Basics,” 7:15 p.m., Juneau Urgent Care. With Alejandro Soria. Free, reservations required. Details: or 957-4411.



“Write For Your Life” group, 10-11 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.

Rent-a-geek, 5 p.m., Valley Library. One on one personal training with Electronic Services Librarian. Advanced registration required. Details: 586-5249.

Cycle Alaska Clinic: Pack your bike for travel, 5:15 p.m., Cycle Alaskam 1107 West 8th St. January’s free Clinic with Collin is on how to get your bike packed for travel. Details:

Halau Hula ‘o ‘Olili’ula classes, 6-8 p.m., dance studio at the Filipino Community Hall. Every Wednesday evening with instructor Leimomi Martin. Details:

Drawing Night at Alaska Robotics, 6 p.m., Alaska Robotics. Every Wednesday. Details:

Old Time String Band Jam at the Red Dog Saloon, 7-9 p.m., Red Dog Saloon. All abilities welcome. Details: 463-3214.

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

“Rush at Everlasting,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details:




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“Nebraska”— Thursday, Jan. 23 through Sunday, Jan. 26. Synopsis: Cantankerous old buzzard Woody Grant (Bruce Dern) can barely walk down the street of his home in Billings, Mont., without stopping for a drink. So when Woody receives receives a sweepstakes notice in the mail and insists on making a 750-mile trip to Lincoln, Neb., to collect his prize, it falls to baffled son David (Will Forte) to accompany him. During a stop in their Nebraska hometown, word gets out about Woody’s fortune, first making him a hero, then later, the target of predatory people.

“Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey” — Saturday, Jan. 25. Synopsis: Sponsored by the University of Alaska Southeast. Free and open to the public, as part of of the UAS Honors Forum “Pacific Peoples: Translocal Identities & Cultural Connections.” This award-winning PBS documentary sweeps viewers into a seafaring adventure with a community of Polynesians, as they build traditional sailing canoes, learn how to follow the stars across the open ocean, and embark upon a 2,000-mile voyage in the wake of their ancestors.

Discovery Southeast Back Country Film Festival— Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 27 and 28. Synopsis: Now in its 9th year the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival festival aims to entertain while helping to raise funds and awareness for Winter Wildlands and like-minded partners.



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

“Lone Survivor” (R) — Synopsis: Based on the failed June 28, 2005 mission “Operation Red Wings”. Four members of SEAL Team 10 were tasked with the mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shahd.

“American Hustle” (R) — Synopsis: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.



“The Nut Job” (PG) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - Maury’s Nut Store.

“I, Frankenstein” (PG-13) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: Frankenstein’s creature finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries old war between two immortal clans.

“August: Osage County” (R) — Synopsis: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

“Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

“Devil’s Due” (R) — Synopsis: After a mysterious, lost night on their honeymoon, a newlywed couple finds themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy. While recording everything for posterity, the husband begins to notice odd behavior in his wife that they initially write off to nerves, but, as the months pass, it becomes evident that the dark changes to her body and mind have a much more sinister origin.

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