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Arts & Culture Calendar

Posted: Friday, March 27, 2009

ART, EVENTS & PERFORMANCE

FRIDAY

Bartlett Lecture Series: Author Chuck Klosterman, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall, Room 112. Details: Anna-Mariah, 796-6528.

Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Housing Lodge, 4300 University Drive. For all to share their poetry, prose, artwork, music or any art form in three to five minutes at the mic. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by the UAS Beatniks. Those wishing to display art should arrive between 6-3:30 p.m. Details: Kaleigh, 790-9863.

"Battles of Fire and Water" production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Adults $27, seniors $22, students $17. Details: 364-2421.

SATURDAY

"Alaska Living History" program by John Venables, 7 p.m., downtown library. Haines resident will present living history program dressed in period attire and featuring three prominent figures in Alaska's history, William Henry Seward, Judge James Wickersham and E.L. "Bob" Bartlett. In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Alaska Statehood. For all ages. Details: 586-0434.

"Battles of Fire and Water" production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Adults $27, seniors $22, students $17. Details: 364-2421.

SUNDAY

"Battles of Fire and Water" production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Adults $22, seniors $17, students $12. 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.

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

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.

"Battles of Fire and Water" production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Adults $22, seniors $17, students $12. Details: 364-2421.

THURSDAY

"Showtime" Juneau-Douglas High School Dance Team annual show, 7 p.m., JDHS main gym.

First Thursday Reviewers' Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

"Battles of Fire and Water" production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Adults $22, seniors $17, students $12. Details: 364-2421.

MUSIC & DANCING

FRIDAY

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

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

SATURDAY

Adult hula class for beginners, 3-4 p.m. Saturdays, Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula Dance Studio, 5750 Glacier Highway, E1. This class concentrates on the fundamentals of hula basic steps, movement, posture, chanting and body strengthening. Space limited. Bring water bottle. Wear comfortable gym clothes. Details: Leimomi, 723-2708 or www.halauhulaooliliula.org.

Buddy Tabor concert, 7 p.m., The Canvas. Joined by Betsy Sims, vocals; Jason Caputo, guitar; Libby Sterling, fiddle; Albert McDonnell, bass; and Brook Morgan, opener. Details: 586-1750.

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

"12 Rounds" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:30 p.m. Friday matinee, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: Detective Danny Fisher (John Cena) discovers his girlfriend (Ashley Scott) has been kidnapped by a ex-con tied to Baxter's past, and he'll have to successfully complete 12 challenges in order to secure her safe release.

"I Love You Man" (R) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:20 p.m. Friday matinee, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: Friendless Peter Klaven (Paul Rudd) goes on a series of man-dates to find a Best Man for his wedding. But when his new B.F.F. (Segel) puts a strain on his relationship with his fiancé (Rashida Jones), can the trio learn to live happily ever after?

GLACIER CINEMAS

"Duplicity" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:40 p.m. Friday matinee, 4:40 p.m. Synopsis: A pair of corporate spies (Clive Owen and Julia Roberts) who share a steamy past hook up to pull off the ultimate con job on their respective bosses.

"The Haunting in Connecticut" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:40 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 4:10 p.m. Friday matinee, 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: After a family is forced to relocate for their son's health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, which turns out to be a former mortuary.

"Knowing" (PG-13) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4:20 p.m. Friday matinee, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: A teacher (Nicolas Cage) opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school. In it are some chilling predictions - some that have already occurred and others that are about to - that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.

"Monsters vs. Aliens" (PG) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:30 p.m. Friday matinee, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: When a meteorite from outer space hits a young girl (Reese Witherspoon) and turns her into a giant monster, she is taken to a secret government compound where she meets a ragtag group of monsters also rounded up over the years.

"Race to Witch Mountain" (PG) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 4 p.m. Friday matinee, 4 p.m. Synopsis: A UFO expert enlists the help of a cabbie to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"Che" (Part 1 NR, Part 2 R) - Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 4 and 7 p.m.; April 2-4, 7 p.m.; and April 5, 4 and 7 p.m., at 171 Shattuck Way. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 children under 12. Synopsis: Nearly 40 years after Che Guevara's execution in Bolivia, director Steven Soderbergh retraces the life of the iconic Cuban revolutionary in this nearly four-and-a-half-hour saga. Part 1 begins on Nov. 26, 1956, as Fidel Castro (Demián Bichir) sails into Cuban waters with 80 rebels in tow. Part 2 begins with Guevara at the absolute peak of his fame and power.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Elegy" (R) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, March 30-April 1, at 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: A cultural critic sits comfortably in his ivory tower, divorced from any romantic or familial relationships. That is until a striking young Cuban exile reawakens his sense of sexual excitement. Their unlikely bond yields shocking revelations that change his life forever.

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.

Salem Klondike Gold Rush Party, 10 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Salem is returning with Todd Anders Johnson's funk, jazz and hip-hop with prizes for best costume. $6. Details: 586-1000.

DJ Dan, 10 p.m.-close Fridays, Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

SATURDAY

The Great Alaskan Bluegrass Band, 8 p.m., Island Pub, Douglas. Details: 364-1595.

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Build-your-own-Bloody-Mary bar, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Henry's Food & Spirits. Details: 796-3663.

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.

Build-your-own-Bloody-Mary bar, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Henry's Food & Spirits. Details: 796-3663.

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.

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: Solo exhibits by Stron Softi, of Ketchikan, and Jeremy Kane, of Juneau; and 32nd All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition, through March 21, at 395 Whittier St. Details: 465-2901.

Annie Kaill's: Exhibit by Pia Riley, Colleen Goldrich and Max Goldrich, at 244 Front St. Details: 586-2880.

Back Room at the Silverbow Inn: "Fishing for Red Gold" Bristol Bay-centered exhibit by Nick Hall, through March, at 120 Second St. Details: 586-4146.

Franklin Gallery: Solo exhibit by Alan Munro, through April, at the Baranof Hotel.

Friends of Alaska Museum Store: March First Friday reception and carving demonstration by Russian wood carver George Stepanov, at 124 Seward St. Refreshments provided. Details: Jeanette, 465-4840.

The Glory Hole: "Many Years of Perseverance Posters" exhibit, at 247 South Franklin St. Details: 586-4159.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Treenware exhibit if wood-turned objects by Les Howard, through March, at 175 South Franklin, in the Senate Building. Details: 586-9891.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council gallery: "Eclectic Ways" fiber art exhibit by Ellen Anderson, through March, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: "Hoop Time: Gastineau Channel Basketball through the Years" exhibit opening, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, through Nov. 21; "The Quest for Statehood" exhibit of digital stories by Floyd Dryden Middle School students, permanent exhibit, at 155 S. Seward St. Details: 586-3572.



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