Arts calendar




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.

Koi painting pARTy, 6-9 p.m., 8355 River Place. Details: Jessica, 789-9789.

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

Open mic night hosted by Alex Kolartz, 9 p.m.-close. Rendezvous.

Open mic night 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. 29

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

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

Live Jazz, 6-9 p.m., Coho’s Bar and Grill, Goldbelt Hotel. With Julie Cozzi, vocal, accompanied by Tom Locher, piano and David Sheakley, drums. Details 586-6900.

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

Common Kings Concert, 8 p.m., Suite 907. Tickets available at Suite 907. Details: Melissa, 321-3094.

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

Live music: DNR-A,10 p.m.-close, Rendezvous


7th Annual Food Festival, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., JACC. Local celebration of sustainability- food, produce, workshops and more.

Music on the Mountain (MoM), 5-9 p.m., Chilkoot Theater, Tramway. Eleven sets of performers, wide range of genre. Special menu. Details: Elva, 500-4550 or

Live Jazz, 6-9 p.m., Coho’s Bar and Grill, Goldbelt Hotel. With Julie Cozzi, vocal, accompanied by Tom Locher, piano and David Sheakley, drums. Details 586-6900.

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

JJ&C Zuill Bailey performance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., JACC. Advance tickets $50/$25 at, the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books or by calling JJ&C at 463-3378. $55/$30 at the door. Details:

Live music: Manic 3, 10 p.m., McGiveny’s Sports Bar and Grill.

SUNDAY, Aug. 31

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

MONDAY, Sept. 1

Pete Griffin Story CD release and People’s Pets, 4:30- 6 p.m., KTOO. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.


“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.

Unrest in Southeast Asia: A Thai Activist’s Perspective, 5-6:30 p.m., KTOO studio. Free. Details: Bob, 209-5049.

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:

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,

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,

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.



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“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.


See 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 November Man” (PG-13) — Synopsis: An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.


“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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