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Posted: April 3, 2014 - 12:12am  |  Updated: April 10, 2014 - 12:00am

Events & Music

THURSDAY, April 10

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

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall.

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival dances, 7 p.m., JACC.

Open mic night at the Alaskan, hosted by C. Scott Fry, 9 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Sign up for a slot beginning at 8:30 p.m. Details: 586-1000.

FRIDAY, April 11

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival All-Day Coffee & Jam, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Second Friday Author Tea, 5 p.m., Douglas Library

Juneau Lyric Opera’s “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” 6:30 and 9 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Holy Trinity Church, Fourth and Gold Streets downtown. Details: juneauopera.org/.

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

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall.

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival dances, 7 p.m., JACC.

Live music: Magentos, 10 p.m., McGivneys.

SATURDAY, April 12

Annual Norwegian Breakfast, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.,Juneau Yacht Club at Aurora Harbor. Suggested donations are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors and $5 for children (12 and under).

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival Family Concert, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Sheffield #1, Centennial Hall. Featuring: Dan Pascucci, Robin Hopper and Good Dog (Jim Pfeiffenberger & Liese Davenport). Details: http://www.akfolkfest.org/

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival concerts, 12-4 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Comic Drawing at Alaska Robotics, 3-5 p.m., Alaska Robotics Gallery. $10. Group comic-drawing exercises led by Inari Kylanen. Details: 523-0303 and alaskarobotics.com.

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival Songwriters Showcase, 3-6 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. Show up at the Silverbow to sign up.

Juneau Lyric Opera’s “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” 6:30 and 9 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Holy Trinity Church, Fourth and Gold Streets downtown. Details: juneauopera.org/.

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall.

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival dances, 7 p.m., JACC.

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

Jazz Divas, 7 p.m., SALT. Vocals by emcee and host Ericka Lee, Julie Cozzi, Kari Groven, Marsha Sousa, and Taylor Vidic accompanied by Tom Locher, piano and Clay Good, drums. Details, 780-2221.

Live music: Chrome Forest , 10 p.m., McGivneys.

SUNDAY, April 13

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival concerts, 12-4 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Burn Thompson Writers Group poetry reading, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Douglas Library meeting room.

Juneau Lyric Opera’s “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” 3 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Holy Trinity Church, Fourth and Gold Streets downtown. Details: juneauopera.org/.

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival Songwriters Showcase, 3-6 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. Show up at the Silverbow to sign up.

40th annual Alaska Folk Festival, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details:

MONDAY, April 14

Kim Heacox presentation, 6:30 p.m, Downtown Public Library. Heacox will talk about his newest book, “John Muir and the Ice that Started a Fire,” as part of the ongoing celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

TUESDAY, April 15

Alaska Design Forum lecture: Solid Objectives, 6 p.m., The Gold Town Nickelodeon. Part of the “Bling” lecture series. Details: AlaskaDesignForum.org.

WEDNESDAY, April 16

“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.

Halau Hula ‘o ‘Olili’ula classes, 6-8 p.m., dance studio at the Filipino Community Hall. Every Wed evening 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, Planetarium, climbing wall. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

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.

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

Trout Unlimited’s International Fly Fishing Film Festival, 6:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Tickets $15 plus tax and are available at Alaska Fly Fishing Goods.

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

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

Movies

GOLD TOWN

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Ernest & Celestine” — Thursday-Sunday. Synopsis: The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine, this Oscar-nominated animated French-Belgian film is a simply rendered tale, painted with watercolor backgrounds and hand-sketched characters.

“You’re In Charge” — Friday, 3:30 p.m. Folk Fest movie premiere! Set in the small Cajun town of Lafayette, Louisiana, “You’re In Charge” begins on the day Eddie Guidry gets out of prison. Armed with the self-realizing wisdom of The Quantum Secret, he sets out to reinvent himself as a doctor of alternative medicine. With the help of the latest technology in urinalysis and a positive attitude, there’s no limit to the number of patients Dr. Guidry, AMD could help to take charge of their own health — now all he needs is the eight thousand dollar down-payment.

“Perfect Sisters” — Friday, 9 p.m. Synopsis: A true-crime drama about two sisters who plan the murder of their addict mother. Starring Abigail Breslin (August: Osage County) and Georgie Henley (The Chronicles of Narnia) as the sisters, and Mira Sorvino as their mother, the crime thriller follows the two sisters who orchestrate the murder of their mother in hopes of having a better life. But when rumors begin spreading that they are guilty of the dark deed, their world begins to unravel.

20TH CENTURY TWIN

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

“Oculus” (R) — Synopsis: A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

“Divergent” (PG-13) —Synopsis: In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it’s too late.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Noah” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A man is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission of rescue before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world.

“Rio 2” (G) —In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: It’s a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they’re hurtled Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law.

“God’s Not Dead” (PG) — Synopsis: College student Josh Wheaton’s faith is challenged by his philosophy professor, who believes God does not exist.

“Captain America” (PG-13) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.

“Draft Day” (PG-13) —Synopsis: At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.

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