Entertainment calendar

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2000

Movies

``Dave,'' 8 p.m. tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Back Room Cinema. Starting next Tuesday at 8 p.m. is ``Election.''

``The End of the Affair,'' (R) ends tonight, last show at 6:50 at the Glacier Cinema.

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

``My Dog Skip,'' (PG) ends tonight, last show at 6:30 at the Glacier Cinema.

``Sweet and Lowdown,'' (R) starts Friday and shows nightly at 7:10 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 9:10 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:50 and 3:50 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Whatever it Takes,'' (PG-13) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:30 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 8:50 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2 and 4 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Here on Earth,'' (PG-13) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:40 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 8:40 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:40 and 3:40 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Romeo Must Die,'' (R) started Wednesday and shows nightly at 7:10 at the 20th Century Twin, with second shows at 9:20 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2:10 and 4:20 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Pitch Black,'' (R) shows 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.

``Erin Brockovich,'' (R) shows nightly at 6:40 at the Glacier Cinema, switching to 6:50 nightly beginning Friday, with second shows at 9:30 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:30 and 4:10 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Mission to Mars,'' (PG) shows tonight at 7:10 at the Glacier Cinema, switching to 7 nightly beginning Friday, with second shows at 9:20 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2:10 and 4:30 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Concerts

Songwriters Manfred Janssen and Barbara Chamberlin of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory; Rory Merritt Stitt of Juneau, original music, 7 p.m. Friday, two acts, Myriad Cafe, $5, part of Alaska Folk Festival's Music at the Myriad series.

Theater

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

Play reading festival ``The Wooden Breeks'' 2 p.m. Saturday, ``Wit'' 2 p.m. Sunday, Perseverance Theatre, free.

Special Events

Renaissance Faire, 1-7 p.m. Saturday, University of Alaska Southeast student activities center across from DeHart's Auke Bay Store. Activities, music and demonstrations. $5, free to creative anachronists and UAS students, $5 general.

Author John Keeble, novelist, short story writer, documentarian and teacher, reading his work 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, downtown library meeting room, writer's workshop 4:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 Franklin, $20.

``Women Artists in Alaska,'' presentation by Wanda Seamster of Anchorage, noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, Egan Library 105 at University of Alaska.

Overview of Alaska Native Cultures, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, presentation by anthropologist and historian Wally Olson and Lydia Black. Includes a special museum tour. Part of spring lecture series at Alaska State Museum.

Watery trails: slide presentation on Juneau area kayaking, by Scott Foster, 7:30 p.m. Friday. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, a look at local day trips and several regional extended trips.

Workshops

Storytelling Workshop with Brett Dillingham, 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, for adults and young adults, work on presentation, style, sound, techniques, $10. Register by calling 586-2787.

Dance

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.

Spring Break Dance Adventure, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or half days, March 27-31, Juneau Elks hall upstairs, dance techniques, crafts, videos, guest teachers, activities, $130 full days, $75 half days, call 586-1462 to register, sponsored by Janice Holst School of Dance.

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

Exhibits

Art from Vladivostok, paintings by Russian artists at KTOO-FM. Open during business hours Monday-Friday.

Artists Paula Gregovich, Terri Gallant and Mary Stroeing exhibit, 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

Manfred Janssen and Barbara Chamberlin, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, blues and rock from the Yukon, with local rhythm section, The Alaskan Bar, no cover. Open Mike, beginning at 8 p.m. Thursdays.

Salsa Borealis, Juneau Latin 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, Friday-Saturday, Marlintini's Lounge. 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.

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 precedence over regular events when space is limited.



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