Musicians host benefit for bassist
JUNEAU - A group of Juneau musicians will perform Sunday evening at the Alaskan Bar to benefit Juneau bassist Tim Wood. Wood, a longtime bass player on the Juneau music scene, is recovering from cancer treatments.
Music will begin at 7 p.m., and a variety of groups will perform short sets throughout the evening.
``We'll put the hat out and let the musicians do what they do. Tim plans to be there,'' said fiddler Bob Banghart, an organizer of the event.
Wood played in such bands as Rockfish, Danny and the C-Notes, and the B-Natural Boys in the 1980s and 1990s.
Classic American film series starts
JUNEAU - A six-week series of classic American films will show every Monday evening through mid-February. The first film Jan. 10 will be Eric Von Stroheim's silent film, ``Greed.''
The films will start at 7:30 p.m. every Monday at the Gold Town Nickelodeon in the Emporium Mall downtown, near Heritage Coffee. Juneau filmmaker Lisle Hebert has organized the series and will offer a short introduction to each film. A $54 subscription to the entire series guarantees admission, Hebert said. It is also possible to attend individual films for $10 each.
The films will be ``Greed,'' ``The Magnificent Ambersons,'' ``The Night of the Hunter,'' ``The Palm Beach Story,'' ``On the Waterfront'' and ``A Touch of Evil.''