Entertainment calendar

Posted: Thursday, March 02, 2000

Movies

``Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,'' 8 p.m. tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Back Room Cinema. Starting next Tuesday at 8 p.m. is ``Manchurian Candidate.''

``Angela's Ashes,'' (R) ends tonight, last show at 6:50 at the Glacier Cinema.

``Mansfield Park,'' (PG-13) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:40 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 9 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:40 and 4 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Drowning Mona,'' (PG-13) starts Friday and shows nightly at 7:20 at the 20th Century Twin, with second shows at 9:20 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2:20 and 4:20 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``The Next Best Thing,'' (PG-13) starts Friday and shows nightly at 7 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 9:10 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2 and 4:10 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``My Dog Skip,'' (PG) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:50 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 8:50 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:50 and 3:50 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Next Friday,'' (R) ends tonight, last show at 7:10 at the 20th Century Twin.

``Snow Day,'' (PG) ends tonight, last show at 7 at the 20th Century Twin.

``The Beach,'' (R) ends tonight, last show at 7 at the Glacier Cinema.

``The Whole Nine Yards,'' (R) shows tonight at 6:40 at the Glacier Cinema, moving downtown beginning Friday and showing nightly at 7 at the 20th Century Twin, with second shows at 9:10 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2 and 4:10 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Hanging Up,'' (PG-13) shows tonight at 7:10 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 9:20 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2:10 and 4:20 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``The Tigger Movie,'' (G) shows nightly at 6:30 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 8:30 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:30 and 3:30 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Concerts

Choirfest 2000, 3 p.m. Sunday, Northern Light United Church. Choirs from six area churches, plus Juneau brass and handbell ringers. Free child care. Admission is donation. Call Lena at 789-4604 for more information.

Theater

``42nd Street,'' the JDHS spring musical, opens Friday at Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Shows at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, also Thursday-Saturday next week. Tickets $10 advance, $12 at the door, $8 for students and seniors.

``The Drag,'' by Mae West, by Moving Ice productions, a new Juneau theater group. Opens 7 p.m. Friday, shows 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, also March 9-12, with a midnight show March 11. Free preview 7 p.m. tonight, at the Goldtown Nickelodeon Theater.

``The House of Blue Leaves,'' free preview 6 p.m. Sunday, with pay-as-you-can previews at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and next Thursday at Perseverance Theatre. Show opens Friday, March 10, Tickets $13-$22.

``archy and mehitabel,'' 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Palace Theatre, through March 12. Juneau-Douglas Little Theatre production. Tickets $10-$14 at Hearthside Books and at the door.

Special Events

Storyteller Anna-Noel, 7 p.m. tonight, Mendenhall Valley Library, 8-year-old storyteller has won national and regional festivals, free.

Friends and Lovers Mardi Gras Ball, 6 p.m. Friday, Prospector Hotel, $10 for dancing and Mardi Gras Festivities, $15 for Creole buffet, music with Mike Roy and Friends.

Juneau Dance Unlimited performance, 5 p.m. Saturday, JDU studio at Fourth and Seward. One-hour program is a mix of ballet and modern dance, both performances and demonstrations, pay-as-you-can.

Collecting Alaska's History and Cultures: a focus on Sheldon Jackson, presentation by author Rosemary Carlton from Sitka, part of spring lecture series, 9-11 a.m., Saturday, Alaska State Museum.

Dance

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:15-10 p.m. Friday at the Juneau Dance Unlimited studio in Scottish Rite Temple. Live music special this week, 8-9 p.m., with the Dominoes. Line, circle and couple dances from around the world. Call Judy, 586-6237.

Hawaiian Luau Contra Dance, 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Scottish Rite Temple. Music by Rex Blazer and Friends. Caller is Kari Lundgren from Sitka. Beginners welcome. No experience or partner needed. Free child care, refreshments, $7, kids 12 and under free, students and seniors $6. Call Sherri at 586-3986 for more information.

Exhibits

Artists Paula Gregovich, Terri Gallant and Mary Stroeing exhibit, Opening reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin. Regular hours 11:30-4:30 Monday-Friday.

Ken and Dan DeRoux, artists and brothers, show of recent paintings at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Opening reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, slide show and talk 1-3 p.m. Saturday. Free.

``The Dog Show'' Josephine Crumrine Liddell's Canine Portraits, from the 1940s. Opening reception 4:30-8 p.m. tonight at Alaska State Museum. Free.

``Alaska Gold: Life in the New Frontier,'' exhibit of photographs, letters and artifacts of Wilfred and Edmund McDaniel, California brothers who joined the 1898 Nome Gold Rush. Alaska State Museum. Through April 22.

Art from the Alaska State Museum's Permanent Collection, variety of artists, at the Alaska State Museum. Winter hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Entertainment

The Bluesband, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, The Alaskan Bar, no cover. Open Mike, beginning at 8 p.m. Thursdays.

Dan Saddler, guitarist and singer, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Cafe Myriad, no cover.

Automatic Daddy, Juneau rock band, 9:30 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday, Hangar on the Wharf, no cover. Mike Roy, solo singer and guitarist, originals and covers, 8-10 p.m. Wednesday, no cover.

Funk Mighty Five, Juneau top 40 band, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Wed-Saturday, Marlintini's Lounge.

Tag Eckles and Bob Cole, duo, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights at the Red Dog Saloon. No cover.

Old Kids on the Block, country and popular music, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday night, Troy Hull, solo guitarist and singer, 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesday and Thursday, at the Sandbar.

Mary's Igloo, Juneau rock band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. tonight, 9:30 p.m. -2:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday at Club 2000 (formerly Tabby's Dreamland Lounge).

The deadline for the calendar is 5 p.m. Monday. Items may be faxed to the Empire at 586-3028 or brought to the office at 3100 Channel Dr. Events must be open to the public, and one-time performances may take precedent over regular events when space is limited.



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