Entertainment calendar

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2000

Movies

``Manchurian Candidate,'' 8 p.m. tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Back Room Cinema. Starting next Tuesday at 8 p.m. is ``Bob Roberts.''

``Dreamlife of Angels,'' 7 p.m. Wednesday, Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council film, French with English subtitles, $7.

``Mansfield Park,'' (PG-13) ends tonight, last show at 6:40 at the Glacier Cinema.

``Hanging Up,'' (PG-13) ends tonight, last show at 7:10 at the Glacier Cinema.

``The Tigger Movie,'' (G) ends tonight, last show at 6:30 at the Glacier Cinema.

``Boiler Room,'' (R) starts Friday and shows nightly at 7 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows Friday and Saturday nights at 9:20, and matinees at 2 and 4:20 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Mission to Mars,'' (PG) starts Friday and shows nightly at 7:10 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 9:30 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2:10 and 4:30 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Cider House Rules,'' (PG-13) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:40 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 9:10 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:40 and 4:10 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Drowning Mona,'' (PG-13) 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 Whole Nine Yards,'' (R) shows tonight 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.

``The Next Best Thing,'' (PG-13) shows tonight at 7 at the Glacier Cinema, switching to 6:50 nightly beginning Friday, with second shows at 9 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:50 and 4 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``My Dog Skip,'' (PG) shows tonight at 6:50 at the Glacier Cinema, switching to 6:30 nightly beginning Friday, with second shows at 8:50 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:30 and 3:50 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Concerts

Music at the Myriad, 7 p.m., Friday, two acts from the Yukon, a duo called Jayne West, and Anne Louise Genest, Myriad Cafe, $5, part of Alaska Folk Festival's Music at the Myriad series.

Symphony Showcase, chamber music by assorted members of Juneau Symphony, 8 p.m., Saturday, Northern Light Church. Tickets $14; $12 for students and seniors; $2 more at door; $5 for kids regardless.

Out with Winter and On to Spring Concert, all performing groups in the JDHS music department are performing: jazz, treble and concert choirs, and jazz, concert and symphonic bands, and the JDHS orchestra. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Theater

``42nd Street,'' the JDHS spring musical, 7 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday, Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. 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. 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with a special midnight show Saturday - half price if you come in drag, $10 advance tickets at Hearthside Books, $12 at the door, at the Goldtown Nickelodeon Theater.

``The House of Blue Leaves,'' Pay-as-you-can preview 7:30 tonight at Perseverance Theatre. Show opens 8 p.m. Friday. Showtimes 7:30 Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Sundays through April 2. Tickets $13-$17 Thursday and Sundays, $18-$22 Friday and Saturdays.

``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

St. Patrick's Day celebration of stories, noon, Saturday, Douglas Library.

Bering Land Bridge and Berengia, and Dinosaurs in Alaska, presentation by Debra Gerrish and geologist Cathy Connor, part of spring lecture series, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Alaska State Museum.

Dance

Contra Dance, 8 p.m. tonight, McPhetres Hall. Music by The Jig is Up. Caller is Charli Meacham. Beginners welcome. No experience or partner needed. $3 donation.

Hambo lessons, 7 p.m. tonight, McPhetres Hall. Taught by Charli Meacham and Jan Caulfield. Beginners welcome. No experience or partner needed. $3 donation. Hambo II class next week.

Swing Dance with Rainlight Dance Band, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited studio at Scottish Rite Temple, $10, fundraiser for Juneau Dance Unlimited. Swing lessons 6:30-7:30 with Russ and Linda Hansen.

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:15-10 p.m. Friday at the Juneau Dance Unlimited studio in Scottish Rite Temple. Line, circle and couple dances from around the world. Call Judy, 586-6237.

Dances of Universal Peace, 7-9 p.m. every second and fourth Saturday, St. Brendan's Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Beginners welcome. Call Leah, 789-3993.

Line dance lessons, 7-8:15 Tuesday nights at Club 2000 with Russ and Linda Hansen, $5. Call 789-7811.

Exhibits

Capital City Quilters quilt show, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Centennial Hall. Display of more than 150 quilts, plus demonstrations, free..

``Art for Radio,'' art sale, portion of proceeds to benefit KTOO, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Centennial Hall, variety of artists and crafters with their work.

Art from Vladivostok, paintings by Russian artists at KTOO. Opening reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday. Also open during business hours Monday-Friday.

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. Noon-4 p.m., Friday and Saturday.

Original wood engravings by Julianna Humphreys, in the display cases at the Juneau Public Library through April.

``The Dog Show'' Josephine Crumrine Liddell's Canine Portraits, from the 1940s. Alaska State Museum.

``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. At 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

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

Music TBA, 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, Wednesday-Saturday, Marlintini's Lounge.

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.

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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