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Arts calendar

Posted: May 8, 2014 - 12:00am

Events & Music

THURSDAY, May 8

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

Russian poets and writers round-table event, 4 p.m., Juneau Downtown Library. A translator will be present. Open to the public.

Be-YOU-(tiful): A Night Celebrating Women, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Rockwell. Details: 586-6623.

Girls on the Run Fundraiser, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Rockwell ballroom. $30 per ticket. Details: 586-6623.

Chocolate, Cheese & Tchaikovsky with The Attacca String Quartet with Paul Rosenthal and Andrey Tchekmazov, 7 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

Theater at Latitude 58’s “Danger the Dog Yard Cat,” and “A Thousand Cranes,” 7-9 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Holy Trinity, Gold Street. Details: theateratlatitude58@gmail.com

JDHS Theatre Department’s “Imaginary Invalid,” 7-9 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

Perseverance Theatre’s “Boeing Boeing,” 7:30-10 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Pay as you can. Details: perseverancetheatre.org.

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, May 9

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

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

Theater at Latitude 58’s “The Miracle Worker,” 7-9 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Holy Trinity, Gold Street. Details: theateratlatitude58@gmail.com

JDHS Theatre Department’s “Imaginary Invalid,” 7-9 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

The Nikki Hill Band dance, 7:30 p.m., The Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall.

Perseverance Theatre’s “Boeing Boeing,” 7:30-10 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: perseverancetheatre.org.

Live music: Captain Angry, 10 p.m., McGivney’s.

SATURDAY, May 10

5th Annual Juneau Maritime Festival, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Marine Park and Plaza. Details: www.juneaumaritimefestival.org.

JDHS Theatre Department’s “Imaginary Invalid,” 2 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

Theater at Latitude 58’s “Danger the Dog Yard Cat,” and “A Thousand Cranes,” 2 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Holy Trinity, Gold Street. Details: theateratlatitude58@gmail.com

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.

Blues Cruises with the The Nikki Hill Band, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., Statter Harbor, Auke Bay.

Lions Spring Dinner and Auction, 6 p.m., St. Paul’s Parish Hall, 9055 Atlin Dr. Details: 723-9168.

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

JDHS Theatre Department’s “Imaginary Invalid,” 7-9 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

Theater at Latitude 58’s “The Miracle Worker,” 7-9 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Holy Trinity, Gold Street. Details: theateratlatitude58@gmail.com

Juneau Jumpers Annual Spring Show and Dessert Auction, 7-9 p.m., Glacier Valley Gymnasium. Students $3, adults $5, families $10. Details: 321-8987.

Alaska Youth Choir Concert, 7-8:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church.

Perseverance Theatre’s “Boeing Boeing,” 7:30-10 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: perseverancetheatre.org.

Live music: The Shawn McCole Trio, 10 p.m., McGivney’s.

SUNDAY, May 11

Theater at Latitude 58’s “Danger the Dog Yard Cat,” and “A Thousand Cranes,” 2 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Holy Trinity, Gold Street. Details: theateratlatitude58@gmail.com

Family Concert: All About Jazz with The Anton Schwartz Quartet, 3 p.m., UAS.

Second Sunday Family Movie Afternoon, 3 p.m., Douglas Library.

“Puttin’ On The Ritz” with Paul Rosenthal, Arnulf von Arnim, Andrey Tchekmazov and The Anton Schwartz Quartet, 6:30 p.m., UAS Egan Library.

Perseverance Theatre’s “Boeing Boeing,” 7:30-10 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: perseverancetheatre.org.

MONDAY, May 12

Brown Bag Concert with The Anton Schwartz Quartet, noon, State Office Building. Free.

Music and a Movie, 6 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Not-so-silent shorts with Playboy Spaceman and the Akropolis Reed Quintet.

Jazz Jam with The Anton Schwartz Quartet, 7:30 p.m., The Lucky Lady. Free.

TUESDAY, May 13

Brown Bag Concert with The Akropolis Reed Quintet, noon, State Office Building. Free.

Piano Workshop Arnulf von Arnin; Workshop for Reed Instruments with The Akropolis Reed Quintet; Jazz Workshop with The Anton Schwartz Quartet, 7-9 p.m., UAS.

Mudrooms: Close calls, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 West 11th Street. $7 at the door.

WEDNESDAY, May 14

“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.

United Way of Southeast Alaska “Cruise for a Cause” with author Don Rearden, 5:30 p.m., Don Statter Public Harbor in Auke Bay. Includes dinner at Orca Point Lodge, $100.

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.

Akropolis Reed Quintet in Concert, 7 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

Karaoke, 7:30 p.m., the Rendezvous. Every Wednesday.

Movies

GOLD TOWN

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Under the Skin” — Thursday-Sunday. Synopsis: An alien seductress (Scarlett Johansson) preys upon hitchhikers in Scotland.

Not-So-Silent Films double short feature — Monday. Synopsis: A double feature of Silent Shorts, featuring live music by George and Bridget Kuhar of Playboy Spacemen and Juneau Jazz & Classics guest artists, Akropolis Reed Quintet. The quintet will accompany a Buster Keaton short film, “The Electric House” and the Kuhars will accompany the 1909 cult classic, “A Trip To The Moon.”

20TH CENTURY TWIN

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

“Neighbors” (R) — Synopsis: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” (R) —Synopsis: The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Heaven is for Real” (PG) — Synopsis: A small-town father must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.

“Rio 2” (G) — 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.

“The Amazing Spiderman 2” (PG-13) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life.

“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.

“The Other Woman” (PG-13) —Synopsis: After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he’s been cheating on. And when yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on the three-timing SOB.

“Brick Mansions” (PG-13) — Synopsis: An undercover Detroit cop navigates a dangerous neighborhood that’s surrounded by a containment wall with the help of an ex-con in order to bring down a crime lord and his plot to devastate the entire city.

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