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ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Friday, January 09, 2009

ART, EVENTS & PERFORMANCE

Today

"Hit the JACC Putt" miniature golf, noon-7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

"Wittenberg" production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: 463-8497.

SATURDAY

Glacier Kids Day programs, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children 4-6 years old and their caregivers. Details: 789-0097.

Final day for "Hit the JACC Putt" miniature golf, noon-4 and 5-7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Southeast Alaska Gay & Lesbian Alliance (SEAGLA) and Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) miniature golf New Year's Social, 4 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Don't be late. Bring a snack to share. Details: www.seagla.org.

"Wittenberg" production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: 463-8497.

Perseverance Theatre fundraiser: Pub Trivia Night, 8 p.m., Rendezvous. $10 cover includes pint of beer and wine tasting. $5 buy-in for Pub Trivia. Also featuring luck-of-the-draw auction with Ben Brown. Details: 463-8497.

SUNday

Family Book Day, 1-4 p.m., The Canvas. With Jean Rogers, local collage artist, and Carol Race, from the Juneau Public Libraries, to guide families in prose-inspired collage. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Spanish songs and storytime, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

World of Film and potluck: "The Chorus," French/creole potluck, 7 p.m., downtown library. Film in French with English subtitles. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

"Wittenberg" production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: 463-8497.

MoNday

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

TUESday

Juneau Public Libraries Storytubes online video book review tapings, 3-4 p.m., downtown library. Share a book by creating a 2-minute video for YouTube's contest. For kids and teens. Adults welcome but will not be elligible for contest. Details: Amelia, 586-5303 or storytubes.info.

"Introduction to Healing Touch" class, 6-7:30 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, classrooms. Will demonstrate two techniques for participants to practice. $25. Details: 796-8422.

Tuesday live drawing session, 7-9 p.m., Ruby Room, in the Emporium Mall behind Heritage Coffee. Details: 586-3440.

Planetarium show, 6 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Make the stars shine. Free. Details: 586-1517 or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

WEDNESDAY

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

KTOO slideshow: "Trip to Peru" by Lise Paradis and Dale Gosnell, noon, KTOO. Pack your own lunch. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

THURSDAY

"Wittenberg" production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: 463-8497.

MUSIC & DANCING

FRIDAY

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Ballroom dance class, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited. Eight-week class featuring the cha cha and the quick step. Advance registration: $10 per person, $80 for eight weeks; $15 per couple, $120 for eight weeks. $15 drop-in. Details: 463-5327.

Live jazz, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. With Tom Locher on piano and Wayne Norlund on sax. Details: 780-2221.

Juneau Lyric Opera Mid-Winter Vocal Festival performance by Byron McGilvray and Janis Capelle, 7:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. With Festival Chorus and selected soloists to perform. $12 adults, $8 students and seniors, $30 family, available at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: 586-2742 or www.juneauopera.org.

SUNDAY

Folk dancing, 6 p.m., downtown JRC The Alaska Club. Partners not required. Beginners welcome. No charge for instruction. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: 364-2334.

MONDAY

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

Saturday

Buddy Tabor fundraising concert, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. To raise money for medical bills. Tickets at the door. Also featuring Sean Tracey, Maridon Boario, Jason Caputo and Andrea Mogil. Details: 364-2280.

MOVIES

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 3:45 p.m. Synopsis: Director David Fincher and Brad Pitt team up for a third time with this adaptation of a F. Scott Fitzgerald short story. Pitt plays a man who is born 80 years old, but instead of aging, he grows young.

"Gran Torino" (R) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: Clint Eastwood tells the story of a grizzled Korean War vet's reluctant friendship with a Hmong teenage boy and his immigrant family. Set in contemporary Detroit, "Gran Torino" tackles the shifting cultural and economic landscape of not only the Motor City, but America as well.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"Bedtime Stories" (PG) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 4:40 p.m. Synopsis: An adventure comedy starring Adam Sandler as Skeeter Bronson, a hotel handyman whose life is changed forever when the bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to mysteriously come true.

"Bride Wars" (PG) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 4 p.m. Synopsis: This comedy stars Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson as two brides-to-be who become former friends and new rivals when they schedule their weddings on the same day.

"Marley & Me" (PG) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: In John Grogan's bestselling book about his Labrador retriever, Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston star as a couple who adopts the badly behaved but much-loved dog.

"The Unborn" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:40 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: Writer and director David Goyer gives a terrifying glimpse into the life of the undead in "The Unborn," a supernatural thriller that follows a young woman pulled into a world of nightmares when a demonic spirit haunts her and threatens everyone she loves.

"Yes Man" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: A man challenges himself to say "yes" to everything for an entire year.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"Happy Go Lucky" (R) - Friday-Saturday, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; Sunday, 4 and 7 p.m., at 171 Shattuck Way. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 children under 12. Details: 586-2875. Synopsis: A seriocomedy concerning an eternally optimistic 30-year-old teacher, Poppy, living and working in North London. One day, Poppy decides it's time to take driving lessons and enrolls in the Axle School of Motoring. Almost instantly, Poppy and her stressed-out instructor, Scott (Eddie Marsan), clash.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Priceless" (PG-13) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Jan. 12-14, at 120 Second St. Free. Details: 586-4146.

AT THE BAR

FRIDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m. Fridays, Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Sumo Wrestling Fridays, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close Fridays, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

DJ Dan, 10 p.m.-close Fridays, Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

SATURDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

Latin Night with DJ Alejandro, 9 p.m.-close, Jaded. Details: 586-1551.

DJ XTC, 10 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

SUNDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

NFL Sundays, 9 a.m., Marlintini's Lounge. All NFL games available on satellite. Details: 789-0799.

Free Pool Sundays, 9 a.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 4:30 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Movie Night, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

MONDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Monday Night Football Party, 4 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Free food and giveaways. Details: 789-0799.

TUESDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 6 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Tuesday Takeover with DJ Eva Darling, 9 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs, Back Alley Bar. Details: 586-2159.

WEDNESDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 6 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Live Trivia, 8 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Wet Wednesdays Live Music, 9 p.m., Squires Rest. Details: 789-7829.

THURSDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

World Tavern Poker, two sittings, 6-9 p.m. and 9 p.m.-midnight Thursdays, Henry's Food & Spirits. Details: 796-3765.

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Open mike, 9 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1000.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

Music with DJ Fez, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Imperial Saloon. Details: 586-1960.

KARAOKE

Today

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, on Jordan Avenue behind the Nugget Mall.

Karaoke with Juneau idol "LZ," 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

SATURDAY

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m.-close, G.W. Teal. Details: 789-0501.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

SUNDAY

Karaoke with Malia, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

MONDAY

Karaoke with Malia, 9 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

TUESDAY

Karaoke with Malia, 9 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

WEDNESDAY

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Sandbar. Details: 789-3411.

Karaoke/open mike, 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous with Juneau idol "LZ" welcoming singers, musicians, poets, jugglers, comedians, etc. Details: 586-1270.

THURSDAY

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Sandbar. Details: 789-3411.

Karaoke with Mike, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

EXHIBITS

Alaska State Museum: "Frizion" photography exhibit of ice crystals made with polarized light, by Peter Wasilewski; and solo exhibit of textile and collage artwork by Anchorage artist Katherin Coons, Friday and through Feb. 21, at 395 Whittier St. Details: 465-2901.

Back Room at the Silverbow Inn: Photography exhibit by Jason Soza, through January, at 120 Second St. Details: 586-4146.

The Canvas: Exhibit of collages by local artist Jean Rogers, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, through January, at 223 Seward St. Rogers also will demonstrate the art of collage during the Family Book Day at The Canvas at 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Juneau Artist Gallery: Batik painted silk scarves by Dianne Anderson, 4-8 p.m. Friday, Alaska State Museum, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St. Details: 523-0346.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Gallery: "Leaf Paintings, Impressions of Light" photography exhibit by Barbara Kelly, opening reception 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Gallery visitors and JACC putt players can also enjoy the music of "Tidewater," a new trio in Juneau, playing bluegrass, swing, country and old-time. They will be playing in the main hall during the reception. Details: 586-2787.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: "Recent Acquistions '06-08" exhibit, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, through January, at 155 S. Seward St. Details: 586-3572.

KTOO: Exhibit featuring the work of artists from Zimbabwe, through January, at 360 Egan Drive. Details: 586-1670.

Valentine's Coffee House & Pizzeria: Paintings by Jim Fowler, "Alaska Plein Air Landscapes," through January, at 111 Seward St. Details: 463-5144.



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