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ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Friday, February 06, 2009

ART, EVENTS & PERFORMANCE

FRIDAY

"Out of the Cold" First Friday exhibit and reception, 4-6 p.m., at The Glory Hole. Reception featuring mushroom soup, bread pudding, cinnamon breadettes, fried sandwiches, hot beverages and sweets.

"Puppet Play" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre Second Stage. Written by Bo Anderson. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 364-2421.

Fireside Lecture: "Glaciers of Alaska" with geologist Bruce Molnia, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Author of the new U.S. Geological Survey's publication will reveal images of Alaska's glaciers. Details: 789-6635.

Thunder Mountain Theatre Project performance: "Shakespear's R&J," 7:30 p.m., Old Elk's Hall, 109 S. Franklin St., tickets available at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: thundermountaintheatreproject@gmail.com, www.thundermountaintheatre.org.

SATURDAY

Kids Safe Saturday, 9 a.m., Centennial Hall. Registration at 9 a.m. with classes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All kids welcome. Free. Details: 796-8900 or www.bartletthospital.org.

"Cultures of Peace with InterPlay" workshop with Masankho K. Banda, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church. With InterPlay leader and storyteller from east Africa. Suggested donation $20. Details: Judy, 523-2914, www.interplay.org, www.ucandanc.org.

Fifth annual Community Arts Celebration, 1-4 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School commons. Make-and-take art workshops, guest artist, demonstrations and sweets for sale. Free. Open to kids of all ages. Sponsored by Arts for Kids. Details: Sherri, 209-7173.

"Puppet Play" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre Second Stage. Written by Bo Anderson. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 364-2421.

Thunder Mountain Theatre Project performance: "Dying City," 7:30 p.m., Old Elk's Hall, 109 S. Franklin St., tickets available at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: thundermountaintheatreproject@gmail.com, www.thundermountaintheatre.org.

SUNDAY

"Puppet Play" performance, 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre Second Stage. Written by Bo Anderson. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 364-2421.

A World of Film: "Duck Season" Mexican comedy showing and Mexican potluck, 7 p.m., downtown library. Bring a Mexican dish to share. Details: Jonas, 586-0436.

Thunder Mountain Theatre Project performances: "Dying City," at 7:30 p.m and "Shakespear's R&J," at 2:00 p.m., Old Elk's Hall, 109 S. Franklin St., tickets available at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: thundermountaintheatreproject@gmail.com, www.thundermountaintheatre.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.

TUESDAY

Tuesday Travelogue: Slideshow on China adventures with John Roxburgh, 5:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Including sights of Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the Three Gorges and the skyline of Shanghai. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council.

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.

Thunder Mountain Theatre Project performances: "Shakespear's R&J," at 7:30 p.m., Old Elk's Hall, 109 S. Franklin St., tickets available at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: thundermountaintheatreproject@gmail.com, www.thundermountaintheatre.org.

THURSDAY

"Puppet Play" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre Second Stage. Written by Bo Anderson. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 364-2421.

Thunder Mountain Theatre Project performances: "Dying City" at 7:30 p.m., Old Elk's Hall, 109 S. Franklin St., tickets available at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: thundermountaintheatreproject@gmail.com, www.thundermountaintheatre.org.

MUSIC & DANCING

FRIDAY

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

FleetStreet, 7-9 p.m., Jaded, Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 321-4739.

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

SATURDAY

Fundraiser and dance to help transport food relief to Western Alaska, 8 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. With live music by Spank the Dog. Details: Helen, 463-6155.

Gold Street Music, folk concert, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. With Ed Schoenfeld, Beth Leibowitz and Jacjue Farnsworth, Pat Henry, Martha and Jim Stey. $5 at the door. Details: Elva, 463-5413.

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.

THURSDAY

Thursday Night Contra dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, Capital School, gym. Live dance music with Lis and Leif Saya, dance band The Jig is Up and dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Details: Tom, 463-3214.

MOVIES

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"Push" (PG-13) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:30 p.m. A riveting action-thriller, Push burrows deep into the deadly world of psychic espionage where artificially enhanced paranormal operatives have the ability to move objects with their minds, see the future, create new realities and kill without ever touching their victims. Against this setting, a young man and a teenage girl (Dakota Fanning) take on a clandestine agency in a race against time that will determine the future of civilization.

"Slumdog Millionaire" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:45, 4:20 p.m.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"He's Just Not That Into You" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: The Baltimore-set movie of interconnecting story arcs tells the stories of a group of 20- and 30-somethings as they navigate their various relationships from the shallow end of the dating pool through the deep, murky waters of married life, trying to read the signs of the opposite sex - and hoping to be the exceptions to the "no-exceptions" rule.

"Milk" (R) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: In 1977, Harvey Milk (Sean Penn) was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay man to be voted into public office in America. His victory was not just a victory for gay rights; he forged coalitions across the political spectrum. From senior citizens to union workers, Milk changed the very nature of what it means to be a fighter for human rights and became, before his untimely death in 1978, a hero for all Americans.

"The Pink Panther 2" (PG) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Steve Martin) teams up with a squad of international detectives who are just as bumbling as he is. Their mission: Stop a globe-trotting thief who specializes in stealing historical artifacts.

"Taken" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:40 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: Bryan (Liam Neeson) has taken early retirement from the CIA in order to live closer to his teenage daughter, Kim (Maggie Grace). Bryan's government work kept him away from Kim for much of her childhood, and he's now trying to make up for lost time. When Kim announces that she's taking a trip to Paris with her friend Amanda (Katie Cassidy), Bryan is apprehensive about her traveling on her own. His worst fear is soon realized, as Kim and Amanda are abducted upon their arrival in France.

"Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" (R) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 4 p.m.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"Rachel Getting Married" (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. Synopsis: When Kym (Anne Hathaway) returns to the Buchman family home for the wedding of her sister, Rachel (Rosemarie Dewitt), she brings a long history of personal crisis and family conflict along with her.

Next week: "I've Loved You So Long" (PG-13) - Thursday, 7 p.m., at 171 Shattuck Way.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Blind Mountain" (NR) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: The promise of a good-paying job lures a young Chinese woman into a horrifying predicament as she awakens in a remote village to find she's been sold to a marriage that is slavery in disguise. Details: 586-4146.

AT THE BAR

FRIDAY

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

FleetStreet, 7-9 p.m., Jaded, Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 321-4739.

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.

The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, 10 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1000.

SATURDAY

Tram Wreck, live bluegrass and folk music, 8 p.m., Island Pub, Douglas. Details: Jamie, 364-3968.

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.

Hawaiian Night Beach Party, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Cash prizes, giveaways and contests for best summer outfit, wet T-shirt and hot body. Details: 586-2159.

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

The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, 10 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1000.

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.

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

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.

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: 32nd biennial All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition, 4-7 p.m. Friday, through March 21, at 395 Whittier St. Details: 465-2901.

Annie Kaill's: "Holding onto Juneau" collection of works in marble dust exhibit by Karen Suderman, 4-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at 244 Front St. Details: 586-2880.

Back Room at the Silverbow Inn: "Fishing for Red Gold" Bristol Bay-centered photography exhibit by Nick Hall, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, through February, at 120 Second St. Details: 586-4146.

The Canvas: "Introspect vs. Retrospect: A Life of Fiberworks" exhibit by fiber artist Leslie Vianne, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, through February, at 223 Seward St. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Downtown library: Exhibit by Juneau Empire photographers Brian Wallace and Michael Penn of their favorite pictures from 2008, through February, 292 Marine Way. Details: 586-5249.

Franklin Gallery: Solo exhibit by Alan Munro, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, through March, at the Baranof Hotel.

Glory Hole: "Out of the Cold" exhibit of works by Asha Falcone, Katherine Oliver, Phoebe Rorbarcher, Sarah Connaro, Corlé LaForce, Rob Royce and Earl Austin, 4-6 p.m. reception with mushroom soup, bread pudding, cinnamon breadettes, fried sandwiches, hot beverages and sweets, at 247 S. Franklin St.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Exhibit of stained glass kaleidoscopes by Jackie and Keith Garnick, of Lighthouse Glass, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, through February, at 175 South Franklin St., in the Senate Building. Details: 586-9891.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council gallery: "Formed: A Quartet of Glass Studios" works by Tasha Walen and Lincoln Farabee from Basement Studios, Heidi Johnson from Raven's Eye Studio, Scott Feldmann from Blasted Dimensions and Nell McConahey from Spiral Studios, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, through February, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: "12X12" community art installation exhibit, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, through Feb. 28, at 155 S. Seward St. Details: 586-3572.

KTOO: Juneau Unitarian Universalist exhibit of folk art from Weya, Zimbabwe, including "With These Fingers" film showing, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, at 155 S. Seward St. 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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