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ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Friday, February 13, 2009

ART, EVENTS & PERFORMANCE

FRIDAY

"Dying City" performance, 7:30 p.m., old Elks Lodge. Directed by Ryan Conarro. Sponsored by Thunder Mountain Theatre Project. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 364-2421.

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

SATURDAY

Valentine's Day pony rides, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Swampy Acres. Snow or shine. Wear warm layers and bring a camera. Proceeds benefit Thunder Mountain Riders 4-H Club's travel to educational and competitive events in Canada and Alaska. $2 per round, $5 for three rounds. Details: JoAnn, 789-7253.

2009 Wearable Art show: "Altered State," 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

"Shakespeare's R&J" performance, 7:30 p.m., old Elks Lodge. Directed by Flordelino Lagundino. Sponsored by Thunder Mountain Theatre Project. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 364-2421.

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

SUNDAY

2009 Wearable Art show: "Altered State," 2 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

"Dying City" performance, 2 p.m., old Elks Lodge. Directed by Ryan Conarro. Sponsored by Thunder Mountain Theatre Project. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 364-2421.

"Shakespeare's R&J" performance, 7:30 p.m., old Elks Lodge. Directed by Flordelino Lagundino. Sponsored by Thunder Mountain Theatre Project. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 364-2421.

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

MONDAY

Discovery Days, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. With 10 a.m.-noon snowshoeing adventure for kids ages 10-12; noon talk with Eran Hood at the lodge; and 1-3 p.m. exploration of the Nordic Loop on skis for kids ages 10-12. Details: 463-1500 or www.discoverysoutheast.org.

"Alaska's Red Gold!" public forum and panel with Bristol Bay residents and technical experts, 5-7 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. With brief reception and screening of the Bristol Bay documentary "RedGold" to follow. Sponsored by Trout Unlimited. Details:586-4146.

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

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

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

Tongass Science Conference, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. With Byron Mallott presenting "Culture and Place: A Native Perspective on the Tongass Forest." Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and Audubon Alaska. Details: Carol, 523-8157.

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.

Brown Bag Travel Slideshow: "From Wildflower Walks to Via Ferrata: Hiking the Dolomites of Itally" by Eva Bornstein, noon, KTOO, Egan and Whittier. Details: 463-6425.

Tongass Science Conference, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. With Terry Chapin presenting "Climate Change & Potential Impacts to Coastal Rainforests." Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and Audubon Alaska. Details: Carol, 523-8157.

THURSDAY

Tongass Science Symposium, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. With Jerry Franklin presenting "Conservation Management of Old Growth Forests." Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and Audubon Alaska. Details: Carol, 523-8157.

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.

"Underneath the Lintel" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre Second Stage. Written by Glen Berger, directed by Anni Stokes, featuring Ben Brown. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 364-2421.

MUSIC & DANCING

FRIDAY

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

Excellent Radio's Disco Ball, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. A 70s and 80s disco dance party. All ages welcome. Features beer garden from the Alaskan Brewing Co., and video dance hits from Polarsounds Entertainment. $5 cover, $5 beers. Details: 463-6499 or andy@ktoo.org.

SATURDAY

Missed by the Ends concert, 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Student Recreation Center. With opening by Calling All Dinosaurs. Free to UAS students, $3 for public. All ages welcome. Details: Phil, 796-6545.

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.

MOVIES

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"Push" (PG-13) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:30 p.m.; Monday matinee, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: "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.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"Confessions of a Shopaholic" (PG) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 4 p.m.; Monday matinee, 4 p.m. Synopsis: A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur. Based on the novel by Sophie Kinsella.

"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.; Monday matinee, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: A series of interconnecting story arcs details the experiences 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.

"The Pink Panther 2" (PG) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:40 p.m.; Monday matinee, 4:40 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.

"Slumdog Millionaire" (R) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4:20 p.m.; Monday matinee, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums becomes a contestant on the Indian version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" He is arrested under suspicion of cheating, and while he is being interrogated, events from his life history are shown, which explain why he knows the answers.

"Taken" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:40 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:10 p.m.; Monday matinee, 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.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"I've Loved You So Long" (PG-13) - Friday-Saturday, 7 and 9:30 p.m., Sunday, 4 and 7 p.m., at 171 Shattuck Way. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 children under 12. Synopsis: A sibling relationship is fractured when older sister Juliette is sentenced to 15 years in prison. The sisters wage an emotional battle to rebuild their relationship, overcome the secrets that keep them apart and finally express the thoughts that have lain dormant for well over a decade.

Next week: "Virtual JFK" (NR) - Thursday, 7 p.m.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Bottle Shock" (PG-13) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: France's position as the world's top wine producer was unchallenged until 1976, when the Montelena Winery put California wines permanently on the map. This drama chronicles the heady early days of Napa Valley's rocket to success. 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

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

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.

Songs of Love and Destruction by Sean Tracey, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar, downtown. Bring your sweetheart or a hanky. Details:586-1000.

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.

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, 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, 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, through February, at 120 Second St. Details: 586-4146.

The Canvas: "Introspect vs. Retrospect: A Life of Fiberworks" exhibit by fiber artist Leslie Vianne, 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, 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 Roys 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, 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, 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, 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, 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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