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Entertainment calendar

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2000

Movies

``Sid and Nancy,'' 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday at the Back Room Cinema. Starting next Tuesday at 8 p.m. is ``Theremin.'' There will be no more Sunday matinees until fall.

``U-571,'' (PG-13) starts Friday and shows nightly at 7:10 at the 20th Century Twin, with second shows at 9:30 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2:10 and 4:30 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Ready to Rumble,'' (PG-13) ends tonight, last show at 7 at the 20th Century Twin.

``High Fidelity,'' (R) starts Friday and shows nightly at 7:10 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 9:40 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2:10 and 4:40 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``28 Days,'' (PG-13) shows nightly at 6:40 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 8:50 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:40 and 3:50 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Return to Me,'' (PG) shows tonight at 7:10 at the 20th Century Twin, switching to 7 nightly beginning Friday, and with second shows at 9:30 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2:10 and 4:30 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Keeping the Faith,'' (PG-13) shows tonight at 7, switching to 6:50 beginning Friday, with second shows at 9:20 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:30 and 4 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

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

``Erin Brockovich,'' (R) shows tonight at 6:50 at the Glacier Cinema, switching to 6:30 nightly beginning Friday, with second shows at 9:10 Friday and Saturday nights, and no matinees.

``The Road to El Dorado,'' (PG) matinees only at 1:50 and 3:40 Saturday and Sunday afternoons at the Glacier Cinema.

Concerts

Alaska singer-songwriter Libby Roderick, 7 p.m. Saturday, Northern Light United Church, $20 at Focal Point and Rainy Day Books, $25 at the door benefit for Shanti of Southeast.

Juneau songwriter Sarah Hanson, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Back room at the Silverbow Inn, $5 ($3 off with CD purchase), CD release concert for her new recording.

Special Events

Faustworks presents: ``Mask Messenger,'' 8 p.m. Friday at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Performance and demonstration on masks incorporates dance, mime and theater. Sponsored by Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, $14, $8 for those 12 and under, $35 for family, $10 students and seniors, $2 more at the door. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

``Daybreak 2000,'' photographer Jeff Gnass will sign copies of new coffee-table style photography book from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Hearthside Books in Nugget Mall.

``Climb Against the Odds,'' 6 p.m. Sunday, Back Room at the Silverbow, 86-minute documentary film about ascent of Denali by 12 women, including five breast cancer survivors, discussion of health issues and cancer prevention follows at 8 p.m. with Dr. Mo Longworth. Free.

Auditions

Auditions for Juneau Symphony, principal and assistant principal seats in winds and brass sections, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Thrushhill Music Studio at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 10-minute audition. Call Jetta Whittaker to schedule time, 586-4676.

Workshops

The Juneau Goldbelt and the great mines: Presentation by David Stone and Ken Maas, slides and talk on geology, mineral deposits and mining history, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, April 27, Juneau-Douglas City Museum, $20. Call to register, 586-3572.

Dance

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

Dances of Universal Peace, normally 7-9 p.m. every second and fourth Saturday, moved to Saturday, April 29, 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

UAS student art exhibit, Opening reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Gallery.

``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.

Photographs by Jeff Brown, Armadillo Tex-Mex Cafe.

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

Entertainment

Ari and the Swingers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, no cover, Open Mike, 8 p.m.-midnight Thursday, The Alaskan Bar, no cover.

Mary's Igloo, Juneau rock and top 40 band, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Friday and Saturday, Hangar on the Wharf, no cover. Mike Roy, solo singer and guitarist from Juneau with originals and covers, 8-10 p.m. Wednesday.

Millennium Prophets, Juneau funk and rock band, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Friday-Saturday, Marlintini's Lounge. No cover.

Kenny Knapp, solo guitarist, singer, variety of music, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday though Sunday night, at the Sandbar.

Knightriders, Juneau rock, country and top 40 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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