ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: Thursday, January 06, 2011

THURSDAY

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice weekly meeting, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Everyone welcome. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

Juneau Democrats’ monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., IBEW Hall, 813 W. 12th St. The upcoming Democratic Central Committee meeting and Democratic auction will be discussed. All area Democrats are urged to attend. Free. Details: 586-2113.

First Thursday Reviewers’ Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

FRIDAY

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Robert Cohen Trio, 6-9 p.m., The Rookery, 111 Seward St. With musicians Rob Cohen (piano), Adrian Minne (bass) and Clay Good (drums).

Fireside Lecture, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Local photographer John Hyde will talk about his new book, “Romeo: The Story of an Alaskan Wolf,” and show photos of Juneau’s famous black wolf. Details: www.fs.fed.us/r10/tongass/districts/mendenhall/firesides.shtml

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

Live Jazz, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Details: 780-2221.

“Sound and Motion” Arts at Egan series: “Transformations of The Blue Bear: Wilderness and Friendship from Page to Stage,” 7:30 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall, UAS. “The Blue Bear,” author Lynn Schooler and playwright Luan Schooler will discuss the book and its adaptation for live dramatic performance at Perseverance Theatre. Details: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sound_motion/.

SATURDAY

Invite to Neighbor to Dinner Day

Juneau Lyric Opera’s Mid-Winter Vocal Festival performance, 7:30 p.m. Chapel by the Lake. Featuring Dr. Byron McGilvray and pianist Janis Capelle. Music will include the Ave Maria from Rachmaninoff’s Solemn Vespers, arrangements by Manhattan Transfer and a chorus from Donizetti’s opera “The Daughter of the Regiment.” Details: Frances Field, 586-ARIA or director@juneauopera.org.

Gold Street Music, 7:30 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at the corner of 10th Street and Glacier Avenue. Featured performers are Guy Unzicker, George Kuhar, Steve Nelson, Schoenfeld & the Empty Oil Barrel Band, and John Lager & Friends. $5 at the door. Details: Elva at 586-6047, or Terry at 465-6398.

SUNDAY

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 7-8 p.m. Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin Street. Details: 463-623

MONDAY

Juneau Student Symphony rehearsal, 6-8 p.m. JDHS band room. Free and open to all. Details: Rick Trostel at 723-3564.

TUESDAY

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Haiku on the street, noon-1 p.m. in front of the Canvas. With Christy NaMee Eriksen. Haiku are pay-as-you-can, suggested donation $5.75.

Stitch ’N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

One Night Stand, 5-7 p.m., JAHC gallery. Featuring artwork by JDHS students. Details: www.jahc.org.

WEDNESDAY

“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.

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.



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