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Posted: August 21, 2014 - 12:00am

EVENTS & MUSIC

THURSDAY, Aug. 21

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

Community Gaming Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Udder Culture.

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

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

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, Aug. 22

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

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

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

Live music: Magnetos,10 p.m., McGiveny’s Sports Bar and Grill.

 

SATURDAY, Aug. 23

Community Harvest Fest, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Juneau Community Garden, Montana Creek Road. Details: juneaucommunitygarden.org.

Recovery Fest 2014- “Juneau’s Got Recovery,” noon-7 p.m., Savikko Park. Details: Katie, 463-3755.

Michele Genest Presents ‘The Boreal Feast’, 1-2 p.m., Rainbow Foods. Details: 586-6476.

Annual Benefit Dinner and Auction for Helping Hands, 5-7 p.m., Valley Church. Tickets can be purchased at the door or call 789-4390.

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

 

SUNDAY, Aug. 24

Katherine Rue book signing, 1-3 p.m., Hearthside Books, Etc. Downtown. Details: 789-2750.

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

 

TUESDAY, Aug. 26

Sci-Fi Movie “Deep Impact” at the Marie Drake Planetarium, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake.

 

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27

“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.

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” (R) ­— Synopsis: Recounts 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. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune — all against the backdrop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.

“Boyhood” (R) ­— Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, “Boyhood” is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Snapshots of adolescence from road trips and family dinners to birthdays and graduations and all the moments in between become transcendent, set to a soundtrack spanning the years from Coldplay’s Yellow to Arcade Fire’s Deep Blue. Boyhood is both a nostalgic time capsule of the recent past and an ode to growing up and parenting.

Not-So-Silent Film Series: “The Circus” — Charlie Chaplin’s 1928 film, “The Circus” will be accompanied by live music by Rattletrap Ruckus of Bellingham, Wash. In the film, director Chaplin casts star Chaplin in his traditional Little Tramp role, who is on the lam from the law. He takes refuge under the tent of a failing circus. Unintentionally, Charlie disrupts the show’s big clown act, and the crowd roars. The ringmaster decides to hire Charlie as a clown, building the whole circus around him.

20TH CENTURY TWIN

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

“Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” (R) — Synopsis: Some of Sin City’s most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

“The Expednables 3” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Barney, Christmas and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks, who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. The latest mission becomes a clash of classic old-school style versus high-tech expertise in the Expendables’ most personal battle yet.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Let’s Be Cops” (R) ­— Synopsis: It’s the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they’re not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.

“If I Stay (PG-13) ­— Synopsis: Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined.

“The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (PG-13) — In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder’s diabolical plan.

“The Giver” (PG-13) — Synopsis: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the “real” world.

“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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