ART, EVENTS & PERFORMANCE

Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2010

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.

Presentation by poet, writer and storyteller Susan Power, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Member of the Standing Rock Sioux, Power is author of "The Grass Dancer," which received a 1995 Pen/Hemingway Award.

Science for Alaska lecture series: "Tooth-Walkers: Uncovering the Archaeology of Alaska's Walruses" by Eria Hull, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Details: Jenn, 907-474-5082.

There will also be a screening at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall.

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

FRIDAY

Fireside Lectures: "Submarine Exploration of Bering Sea Canyons," 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. With marine ecologist and submarine pilot Michelle Ridgway. Free. Details: 789-0097 or www.mendenhallglacier.net.

Presentation by poet, writer and storyteller Susan Power, member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, 7 p.m., downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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

SATURDAY

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.

Drive for AWARE shelter, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fred Meyer and Wal-Mart. Members of the Juneau Lions Club, Thunder Mountain High School girls softball team and Juneau-Douglas High School Early Scholars program will be handing out a list of items the shelter needs. Individuals are encouraged to purchase an item from the list and leave it with the group as they exit. Details: Joyce, 780-2073.

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.

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.

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

Juneau Symphony's winter concert, "Bold and Beautiful," 8 p.m. Juneau Douglas High School auditorium. Conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett will lead informal lectures about the music one hour prior to both shows. Tickets at Hearthsdie Books, Juneau Arts & Culture Center and at the door. For details visit www.juneausymphony.org.

SUNDAY

The Canvas pottery studio clean-up, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., The Canvas. If you or your child finished a pottery class but haven't picked up your artwork yet, please claim it by Jan. 31. Anything left will be donated to The Canvas sale on Feb. 5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"12x12" youth class, 2-4 p.m., The Canvas, 223 Seward St. Class for youth ages 8 to 18 to create an innovative multimedia collage for the annual "12x12" community art exhibit. Pre-registration and pre-payment required through the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. $12.12. "12x12" exhibit to show Feb. 5-27. Details: 586-3572 or www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum.

5th annual Alaska College Goal, 2-4 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Parents and students encouraged to bring their 2008 tax returns, 2009 tax documents and laptops. Details: www.alaskacollegegoalsunday.com, 800-441-2962 or 465-2962 in Juneau.

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.

Juneau Symphony's winter concert, "Bold and Beautiful," 3 p.m. Juneau Douglas High School auditorium. Conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett will lead informal lectures about the music one hour prior to both shows. Tickets at Hearthsdie Books, Juneau Arts & Culture Center and at the door. For details visit www.juneausymphony.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" closing night, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 463-8497 or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

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.

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.

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.

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.

FRIDAY

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

Clarinet master class with Jon Manasse, 5-6:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Free. Open to all ages. Bring your clarinet to play or just listen. Details: 586-4676.

Fire on the Floor! tango milonga and Latin rhythms social dance, 7:30 p.m., Sun Room, Juneau Urgent and Family Care upstairs, 8505 Old Dairy Road. $10 per person. With refreshments and live music and dance performances. Feel free to bring wine for your table to share. Do not park at Urgent Care, but next door at the Forest Service building. Details: Grace, graciegorman@hotmail.com.

Collette Costa and the Poontwang Boys (Robert Cohen, Andy Engstrom, Adrian Minne and Doug Bridges), 9:30 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details: 586-1000.

Wellhouse, 10 p.m., Troxel's Steak & Seafood. Come share in the reunion of Wellhouse. Kickin' times listening to country-western, rock and cowbilly originals by Ceann Murphy, Patrick Murphy and Doug Fanyak. Details: 523-5994.

SATURDAY

Next Saturday Dixieland Band practice, 1:30 p.m., at the Big Blue Music Studio, West Eighth Street, downtown. Everyone invited. For adults who like to play, rather than count measures of rest. Flex your fingers, strengthen your embouchure and have some fun. Performances are not on the agenda. Details: Larry, 586-3689.

Hula class with Kumu Missouri Smyth, 3 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, upstairs. An introduction for those who have little or no hula background. This class focal on the fundamentals of hula basics, movements, chanting and physical low impact exercise. $25 enrollment fee for all new members. $50 per month for adults, $35 per month for keiki, students, seniors. Details: 723-2708.

Live jazz, 6-9 p.m., TK Maguire's, Prospector Hotel. Wayne Norlund, sax, and Steve Wilde, guitar. Details: 586-3737.

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

Jazz Divas, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Five local singers featured, accompanied by Tom Locher, piano, and Clay Good, drums. Details, 780-2221.

Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. Everyone welcome. Experience and partner not needed. Dances taught by Tom Paul with music by Impromptu. $8 at the door.

Reggae for Haiti fundraiser, hosted by KXLL, 9 p.m. at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Featuring DJ Lukewarm and DJ Gift. Island colors and clothing are encouraged. All ages with full bar in a restricted area.

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

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"The Book of Eli" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:40, 4:20 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 savinghumankind.

"Edge of Darkness" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:40, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: As homicide detective Thomas Craven (Mel Gibson) investigates the death of his activist daughter, he uncovers not only her secret life, but a corporate cover-up and government collusion that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"Avatar" (PG-13) - Daily, 7 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.

"Extraordinary Measures" (PG) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:40, 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: A drama centered on the efforts of John and Aileen Crowley (Brendan Fraser and Keri Russell) to find a researcher who might have a cure for their two children's rare genetic disorder.

"Precious" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 2, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: In Harlem, an overweight, illiterate teen (Gabourey Sidibe), who is pregnant with her second child, is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

"The Tooth Fairy" (PG) - Daily, 6:50 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:50, 4:20 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.

"When in Rome" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:30, 4 p.m. Synopsis: Beth (Kristen Bell) is a young, ambitious New Yorker who is completely unlucky in love. However, on a whirlwind trip to Rome, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love and is then aggressively pursued by a band of suitors.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

JUMP Society Winter Film Festival - 7 p.m. Thursday; 7 and 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, at 171 Shattuck Way. 9 p.m. shows are 21 and older. Admission is free, but shows fill up fast so pick up a ticket to reserve your seat. Details: 586-2875.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"La mujer sin cabeza (The Headless Woman)" (NR) - 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 2 and 3, at 120 Second St. Free. Details: 586-4146. Synopsis: After running into something with her car, Veronica (Maria Onetto) experiences a particular psychological state. She realizes she might have killed someone.

AT THE BAR

THURSDAY

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

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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