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ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2010

ART, EVENTS &PERFORMANCE

THURSDAY

Beginning wheel throwing class with Sarah Arntson, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Thursdays Jan. 7-Feb. 11. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Press night open studio for wood and linoleum carvers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Canvas. Every third Thursday. Bring own supplies and use presses at The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750.

Science for Alaska lecture series: "New Energy for Alaska Communities" by Gwen Holdmann, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Free. Details: Jenn, 907-474-5082.

"Eurydice" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 463-8497 or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Haiti Relief fundraiser, 9 p.m.-closing, Marlintini's Lounge. Featuring the Anchorage Angels. In conjunction with the Red Cross, all door proceeds from the show will be donated to the Haiti Relief Fund. Details: Marlintini's, 789-1799 or Red Cross, 463-5713.

FRIDAY

Lunafest Juneau, 6 p.m., Centennial Hall. National festival of short films featuring the talents and stories of women. $10. Portion of ticket proceeds will be donated to the Breast Cancer Action Fund. Details: lunafest.org.

Library pajama party for kids and families, 6:30 p.m., downtown library. Come in your party PJs. With stories by Linda Torgerson and Theresa Walden and songs by Kathy Fanning. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Fireside Lecture: "Heen Latinee Experimental Forest," 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. With U.S. Forest Service lead scientist Rick Edwards. Free. Details: 789-0097 or www.mendenhallglacier.net.

"Sound+Motion" UAS Arts at Egan Series: "Who's Afraid of New Music?" with Juneau Symphony music director Kyle Pickett, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Free. Details: Katie, 796-6530.

"Eurydice" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 463-8497 or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

SATURDAY

Tracks and Signs: Community event to discover and track wild mammals and birds, 10 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Wetlands, parking lot at the end of Radcliff Road. Families welcome. Dress for the weather. No dogs please. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: Kevin, 321-7064.

Saori weaving class with Sarah Newsham, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $110. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Teapots class with Joyce Payne, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Kids marimba class with Annie Geselle and Michael Bucy, 11 a.m.-noon, The Canvas. Five-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-Feb. 6. $60. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Expressive Body: A Physical Approach to Performance" workshop for performers, storytellers and artists, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. $75 registration for two-day workshop. Details: 364-2421 ext. 232 or shona@perseverancetheatre.org.

Silk painting class with David Riccio, 1-5 p.m., The Canvas. Two-week class held Saturdays Jan. 16 and 23. $115. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Intermediate wheel throwing class "Throwing Big!" with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Art for Haiti, fundraiser for Art Creation Foundation in Jacmel Haiti, 3-5 p.m. Thunder Mountain High School Commons. Interpretive art and music, dessert auction and more. Details: Sarah at 780-1947.

Community fundraiser for Adara Buell Kollander, 5 p.m., Juneau Moose Family Center, 8335 Airport Blvd. Open to the public. All proceeds go directly to Adara, who was diagnosed with a rare kidney disease and is in need of a kidney transplant, and her family. Live auction at 6 p.m. Door prizes. $10 per adult, $5 for children 10 and under. Sponsored by Women of the Moose. Details: Karen, 957-6632 or 523-7726.

Robbie Burns Night, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Biennial fundraiser celebrating Robbie Burns' 251st birthday, with performances by Stroller White Pipes and Drums and Highland Dancers; guest artists Sylvia DeTar and Sarah McLatchy, from the World Champion Simon Fraser University Pipe and Drum Band; Celtic band Blessing in Disguise; and dance caller, Taste of Scotland. Whiskey tasting and more. Details: Melanie, 780-6046.

"Eurydice" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 463-8497 or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

SUNDAY

"Expressive Body: A Physical Approach to Performance" workshop for performers, storytellers and artists, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. $75 registration for two-day workshop. Details: 364-2421 ext. 232 or shona@perseverancetheatre.org.

Intermediate wheel throwing class with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Sundays Jan. 10-31. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Adult marimba class with Annie Geselle and Michael Bucy, 6:30-8 p.m., The Canvas. Five-week class held Sundays Jan. 3-31. $75. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Eurydice" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 463-8497 or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

MONDAY

Project Homeless Connect, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall. One-day, one-stop event designed to connect services to people experiencing homelessness. Services include employment, housing, food, legal services, medical, dental, vision, mental health and substance abuse, haircuts, massage, foot care and more. Details: www.unitedwayseak.org or Allen, 780-3041 or allen_hulett@ghscorp.org.

Beginning wheel throwing class with Thomas Weise, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Mondays Jan. 4-Feb. 8. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Arts Roundtable, 5:15 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. To talk about current local events in the arts world. Bring questions, updates on happenings in your organization, gallery or studio, and other topics of interest in the arts. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Juneau Community Café, 6 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library, conference room. With Dr. George Brown in attendance. Pizza dinner and drinks provided. Childcare provided upon request. Details: juneaucommunitycafe@gmail.com.

Beginning jewelry making class with Rowan Law, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Mondays Jan. 4-25. $150. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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.

Open rehearsals for improvisational theater, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Juneau Arts & Culture Center. No fees. No pressure.

TUESDAY

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 6 p.m.

Portrait drawing class with Jackie Manning, 6:30-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Tuesdays Jan. 5-26. $125. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Happy Anniversary" premiere, 7:30 p.m. Gold Town Nickelodeon in the Emporium Mall. Locally produced short film.

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.

Virtual vacation: "Southern Spain" with DJ Thomson and David Thomson, noon, KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

Craft night for adults, 5-9 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Free. Sponsored by Community Schools. Bring your craft projects and supplies. Be prepared to spend an evening finishing those long-overdue projects. Feel free to bring a snack. Details: Joyce, 780-2073 or kitkaj@jsd.k12.ak.us.

Talk on Group Study Exchange program, by city museum Curator of Public Programs Alysia McLain, 7 p.m. McLain will offer information on a professional cultural exchange program organized through the Rotary Foundation.

MUSIC & DANCING

THURSDAY

Cuban-style salsa class, 6-7 p.m. beginning, 7:15-8:30 p.m. intermediate, The Canvas, 223 Seward St. $10 adults, $6 students. Details: 907-988-7378.

Thursday Night Contra dance, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Office Building gym, located at the corner of Sixth and Main streets downtown. Odette Edgar will teach and call dances, music by Jerry Fiscus and friends. No experience or partners are necessary. $3 donation.

FRIDAY

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

Afro-Cuban dance workout class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Pavitt's Health & Fitness. No partners needed. $10 nonmembers, $5 members. Details: 907-988-7378.

Live jazz, 7-10 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Gold Room. Tom Locher on piano and Sammi Baker on vocals. Details: 586-2660.

LuLu and the Aqua Nets, 9:30 p.m., Hangar on the Wharf. No cover. Details: Patti, 907-830-3672.

SATURDAY

Live jazz, 6-9 p.m., TK Maguire's, Prospector Hotel. Tom Locher on piano and Wayne Norlund on sax. Details: 586-3737.

A Night of Chamber Music, 7 p.m., Northern Lights United Church. Juneau String Ensembles annual fundraiser. Performed by students in various ensemble gropus within the JSE. Under the direction of Guo Hua Xia. All peforming are Suzuki students of both Xia and Lisa Miles. Details: Tonia, 789-6175.

Dan Hopson playing classical guitar, 7-9 p.m. every Saturday, Baranof Hotel, Gold Room. Details: 586-2660.

Salsa Night, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Latino's Restaurant, 109 S. Franklin St. All ages. Salsa, merengue, bachata, reggeaton, cha-cha, tango, son, cumbia and more. $5, includes lesson. Details: 907-988-7378.

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.

Dan Hopson playing classical guitar, 6-8 p.m. every Sunday, Baranof Hotel, Gold Room. Details: 586-2660.

MONDAY

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

MOVIES

CENTENNIAL HALL

Lunafest Juneau, 6 p.m. Friday, Centennial Hall. National festival of short films featuring the talents and stories of women. $10. Portion of ticket proceeds will be donated to the Breast Cancer Action Fund. Details: lunafest.org.

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"Avatar" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 3:20 p.m. Synopsis: A band of humans are pitted in a battle against a distant planet's indigenous population.

"Sherlock Holmes" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:50, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: Detective Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his stalwart partner Watson (Jude Law) engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"The Book of Eli" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:20, 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man (Denzel Washington) fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

"The Lovely Bones" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:20, 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: Based on the best selling book by Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones is the story of a 14-year-old girl from suburban Pennsylvania who is murdered by her neighbor. She tells the story from Heaven, showing the lives of the people around her and how they have changed all while attempting to get someone to find her lost body.

"To Save a Life" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 2, 4:40 p.m. Synopsis: After a childhood friend's death, Jake Taylor (Randy Wayne), an all-star athlete must change his life - and sacrifice his dreams to save the lives of others.

"The Tooth Fairy" (PG) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:50, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: A bad deed on the part of a tough minor-league hockey player (Dwayne Johnson) results in an unusual sentence: He must serve one week as a real-life tooth fairy.

"The Spy Next Door" (PG) - Daily, 6:50 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:30, 4 p.m. Synopsis: Former CIA spy Bob Ho (Jackie Chan) takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids, who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau. And when one of the youngsters accidentally downloads a top-secret formula, Bob's longtime nemesis, a Russian terrorist, pays a visit to the family.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Limits of Control" (R) - 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 26 and 27, at 120 Second St. Free. Details: 586-4146. Synopsis: An enigmatic stranger (Isaach De Bankole), with no friends to speak of and no one to trust, is on a shadowy criminal mission. His moves are always marked with the knowledge that the law is never far behind.

AT THE BAR

THURSDAY

Haiti Relief fundraiser, 9 p.m.-closing, Marlintini's Lounge. Featuring the Anchorage Angels. In conjunction with the Red Cross, all door proceeds from the show will be donated to the Haiti Relief Fund. Details: Marlintini's, 789-1799 or Red Cross, 463-5713.

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

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.

Thumpin' Thursday: Hip-hop music with DJ DangeRuss, 9 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge. Open mic for all MCs starting at 11 p.m. Details: 789-0799.

Sit In with the Band, 9:30 p.m. every Thursday, Rendezvous. The band: Jason Caputo, guitar; Dale McFarlin, drums; Jeff Geotz, bass; and Caleb Wylie, guitar. Bring your instrument and an amplifier of you need one. The band will have a mic for acoustic instrumentalists and singers. Sign up for a slot. Details: 523-8984 or caputo737@gmail.com.

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

FRIDAY

Live jazz, 7-10 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Gold Room. Tom Locher on piano and Sammi Baker on vocals. Details: 586-2660.

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

Dinner and drinks with live DJ set, atmospheric sounds, 7-9 p.m. every Friday, Jaded. Details: 586-1551.

Dinner and drinks with live DJ set, urban contemporary beats, 9 p.m.-close every Friday, Jaded. Details: 586-1551.

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

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.

USC fights, 6 p.m. Henry's. Details: 796-3765.

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

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

SUNDAY

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

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, game time, Henry's. Details: 796-3765.

TUESDAY

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

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, 6:30 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.

KARAOKE

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.

FRIDAY

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.

Superstar karaoke with "LZ" and Mike G., 10 p.m., 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.

"Superstar Karaoke on Demand" with "Juneau Idol" L.Z., 10 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

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.

"Superstar Karaoke on Demand" with "Juneau Idol" L.Z., 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

EXHIBITS

The Canvas Community Art Studio & Gallery: "Family," a group show by 32 REACH artists, will be on display through the end of January.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Paintings by Dan DeRoux, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, at 155 S. Seward St. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Jewelry by Rowan Law, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, at the gallery, 175 S. Franklin St.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council gallery: "Winter Light" paintings by Alexandra Feit, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

KTOO Studios: "Out of the Rain: A Snapshot of Homelessness" gallery opening and 2010 calendar unveiling, 5-7 p.m. Friday, at 360 Egan Drive. Shows through January at KTOO. Sponsored by the Juneau Homeless Coalition. Details: 463-6425.

The Plant People: Continuing exhibit, "Je t'aime mon petit chou," artwork by Sarah Maria Conarro, 224 Seward St.

The Ruby Room: Continuing exhibit, artwork by Pat Race and Sarah Asper Smith, 174 S. Franklin St, in the Emporium Mall.

Silverbow Back Room: Spray art by Brian Johnson, 120 Second St.

Southeast Waffle Co.: "Alaska Series," paintings by Rob Korpela, 11806 Glacier Highway, Auke Bay



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