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Posted: August 7, 2014 - 12:00am

EVENTS & MUSIC

THURSDAY, Aug. 7

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

Tlingit Language Learners Group, 6 p.m., Downtown Library.

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.

Karaoke Night at McGivney’s, 9 p.m.- 12 a.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar and Grill.

FRIDAY, Aug. 8

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Food Truck Friday, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center.With Juneau Symphony Ensemble and Cluttered Rooms.

Summer Reading Program, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Public Libraries.

SEAGLA Friday Social, 6-8 p.m., Rockwell.

Live jazz with Tom Locher, 6-9 p.m., Rockwell. Details 780-2221.

Local Heroes- The Brosiffs, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. All ages welcomes. $5 at the door.

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

“The Human Experience” film showing, 9-10 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon.

Chrome Forest, McGivneys.

SATURDAY, Aug. 9

“The Human Experience” film showing, 2-3 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $5 at the door. Details: goldtownnick.com.

Live jazz with Tom Locher, piano, 6-9 p.m., Coho’s Bar & Grill in the Goldbelt Hotel. Details 586-6900.

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

Summer Vocal Festival with Bryon McGilvray, 7:30-8:30 p.m., TMHS. $15 general admission, $10 student/seniors. Details: www.juneauopera.org.

DJ White Chocolate 90s Party, McGivneys.

SUNDAY, Aug. 10

Music on the Fly Concert Series, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau Airport.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13

“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.

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.

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

Old Time String Band Jam at the Alaskan, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Hotel and Bar. All abilities welcome. Details: 463-3214.

MOVIES

GOLD TOWN

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Snowpiercer” (R) — Thursday-Sunday. Synopsis: Director Jon-ho Bong blew away critics and audiences with his first feature, THE HOST, a low-budget, high-concept monster movie that has been ripped off by Cloverfield, Pacific Rim, and Godzilla. He followed that up with the taut psychological drama MOTHER, which won it’s star the Korean Oscar for Best Actress. Now he changes stripes again with this intense, tight, action-packed, original quasi-sci-fi film. Basically there’s a perpetual-motion train that endlessly circles the globe carrying the survivors of a second ice age apocalypse.

“The Human Experience” (PG-13) — Thursday-Friday. Plot Summary: The story of a band of brothers who travel the world in search of the answers to the burning questions: Who am I? Who is Man? Why do we search for meaning? Their journey brings them into the middle of the lives of the homeless on the streets of New York City, the orphans and disabled children of Peru, and the abandoned lepers in the forests of Ghana, Africa. What the young men discover changes them forever. Through one on one interviews and real life encounters, the brothers are awakened to the beauty of the human person and the resilience of the human spirit.

“Royal Cousins at War” (WWI Documentary)- Monday-Tuesday.

20TH CENTURY TWIN

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

“Sex Tape” (R) — Synopsis: A married couple wake up to discover that the sex tape they made the evening before has gone missing, leading to a frantic search for its whereabouts.

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Hercules” (PG-13) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord.

“Planes: Fire and Rescue” (PG) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins forces with fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team, The Smokejumpers, to battle a massive wildfire.

“Lucy” (R) — Synopsis: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

“Get On Up” (PG-13) — Synopsis: A chronicle of James Brown’s rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

“Guardians of the Galaxy” (PG-13) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan.

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