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ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Friday, February 20, 2009

ART, EVENTS & PERFORMANCE

FRIDAY

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

Fleetstreet, live jazz, 7-9 p.m., Zen Restaurant, Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 321-4739.

SATURDAY

"Readable Art" family craft afternoon, 3-5 p.m., Douglas library. For all ages. Make collage art using colors, textures, shapes and words from old magazines and books. Details: 586-0434.

Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah talent and variety show, 5-8 p.m., Tlingit & Haida Community Center, 3235 Hospital Drive. $5 for one, $20 for family, $5 for dinner. Fundraiser for the Juneau Co-op Preschool. Details: 364-3666.

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

SUNDAY

"A Night at the Oscars" Academy Awards showing, 7:30 p.m., The Moose Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m. Includes full gourmet meal and atmosphere fit for the stars. $30 per person, $50 per couple. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. Details: Kristina or Candice, 209-9478.

"Underneath the Lintel" performance, 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre Second Stage. Written by Glen Berger, directed by Annie Stokes, featuring Ben Brown. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 364-2421.

MONDAY

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.

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

"1,000 Moons" planetarium show, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Help make the stars shine. Call Monday-Friday after 6 p.m. Details: 463-2614 or www.mariedrakeplanetarium.com.

"Flyfishing 101" class with Tony Soltys, 7:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School, library and gym. Learn fly casting, to tie a great roadside fly and when, where and how to flyfish roadside waters. $21. Details: 780-2074.

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: "My 734-miles Southeast Kayak Summer" by Scott Foster, noon, KTOO, Egan and Whittier. Details: 463-6425.

Juneau Job Fair, 2-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: www.juneauempire.com/jobfair.

THURSDAY

Benefit for the Whale Project, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. With featured speaker Ginny Jurasz Palmer, pioneer whale observer, and showing of "Cry of the Bubble Warriors," a film by the Alaska Whale Foundation. Free. Donations welcome. Details: www.jahc.org/events.php.

"Flyfishing 101" class with Tony Soltys, 7:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School, library and gym. Learn fly casting, to tie a great roadside fly and when, where and how to flyfish roadside waters. $21. Details: 780-2074.

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

MUSIC & DANCING

FRIDAY

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

"Sweet Melodies" ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances. $5, includes free bachata lesson with Heather Haugland and Antonio Diaz. Sponsored by the International Folkdancers. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Tom Locher, piano, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Details: 780-2221.

SATURDAY

Keiki hula (children) class, 4-5 p.m., Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula Dance Studio, 5750 Glacier Highway, E1. Space limited. Bring water bottle. Basic hula class for children. Details: Leimomi, 723-2708 or www.halauhulaooliliula.org.

Bachata and Son dance instruction with Antonio Diaz, 6:30-8 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited, 8420 Airport Boulevard, Suite 202. Pre-registration preferred. Details: Gail, 463-5327 or www.juneaudance.com.

Barn dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. With live music by Full Circle. Contra and square dances called by Tom Paul. No partners or previous experience required. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Discounts for seniors, students, SAGA and JVs. Details: Tom, 463-3214.

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

"Taken" (PG-13) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 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.

"Friday the 13th" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: A group of young adults discover a boarded up Camp Crystal Lake, where they soon encounter Jason Voorhees (Mears) and his deadly intentions.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"Confessions of a Shopaholic" (PG) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 4 p.m. Synopsis: A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support where she nurtures 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. 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.

"The Pink Panther 2" (PG) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 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, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 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 being interrogated, events from his life history are shown which explain why he knows the answers.

"New in Town" (PG) - Daily, 7:40 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: A high-powered consultant in love with her upscale Miami lifestyle is sent to a middle-of-nowhere town in Minnesota to oversee the restructuring of a blue collar manufacturing plant. After enduring a frosty reception from the locals, icy roads and freezing weather, she warms up to the small town's charm and eventually finds herself being accepted by the community. When she's ordered to close down the plant and put the entire community out of work, she's forced to reconsider her goals and priorities and finds a way to save the town.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"Virtual JFK: Vietnam if Kennedy Had Lived" (NR) - 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: An investigation of one of the most debated "what if" scenarios in the history of U.S. foreign policy: What would President John F. Kennedy have done in Vietnam if he had not been assassinated in 1963 and had he been re-elected in 1964? The film employs what Harvard historian Niall Ferguson calls "virtual history," assessing the plausibility of counterfactuals - "what ifs" - and the outcomes they might have produced. The heart of the film deals with the question: Does it matter who is president on issues of war and peace?

Next week: "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" (PG-13) - Thursday, 7 p.m.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Hamlet 2" (R) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: With his department in danger of being cut, high school drama teacher Dama Marschz encourages his students to write and produce a sequel to Shakespeare's "Hamlet" in this satirical comedy that riffs on the "Inspirational teacher" genre of films.

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.

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.

EXHIBITS

Alaska State Museum: 32nd biennial All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition, through March 21, at 395 Whittier St. Details: 465-2901.

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.

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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