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Arts & Culture Calendar

Posted: Friday, May 08, 2009

ARTS, EVENTS & PERFORMANCE

FRIDAY

Faith Community School Spring Musical, 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Bible Church sanctuary. Free. Public invited. Details: 790-2240.

"Pecos Bill' performance, 7 p.m. JDHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books and the JDHS activities office.

Mendenhall Wetlands Celebration, 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. With slideshow and booksigning by Robert Armstrong. Free. In celebration of International Migratory Bird Day and a recent award for the Mendenhall wetlands. Details: Laurie, 789-0097.

Perseverance Theatre mainstage production: "O Lovely Glowworm," 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 364-2421.

SATURDAY

Juneau Appreciation Day, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Mount Roberts Tramway. Details: www.juneauraptorcenter.org or 586-8393.

Bike Rodeo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wal-Mart parking lot. Geared toward students in kindergarten through eighth grade but open to the public. Sponsored by the Safe Routes to School program. Details: Michelle, 465-8487.

Weekly community motorcycle ride, noon, starting at Safeway parking lot, by the gas station. Any community member welcome. Newcomers to be provided with an orientation to safe group riding. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Tongass Chapter of HOG. Details: Chris, 586-2248.

Spring Into Summer annual fundraiser, 5-9 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, 1601 Salmon Creek Lane. Evening of family fun with the Zahasky Family Band, dancing, food, beer or wine, a dessert auction and a silent auction. Details: Susan, 796-2457.

Perseverance Theatre mainstage production: "O Lovely Glowworm," 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 364-2421.

Jazz Baby's Ball, 9 p.m., JAHC. 1920s-inspired variety show featuring live music, vaudeville acts and more. Detaisl contact Costa at costasdiner@gmail.com

SUNDAY

Alaska Youth Choir 15th Anniversary Concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. With the Juneau Bach Society and other featured artists. Tickets $10 each, $25 per family of four, available at the door. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

Perseverance Theatre mainstage production: "O Lovely Glowworm," 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 364-2421.

MONDAY

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.

Showing of "American Experience: We Shall Remain" PBS series, 8 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. Last of five-part series shown at 8 p.m. Mondays from April 13 to May 11. To be followed by informal discussion. Details: Wendy, 796-6515.

TUESDAY

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

"The Faces of Mining: The Personalities that Shaped Juneau's Mining History" presentation with David Stone, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Tickets $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and youth 18 and younger. Details: 586-3572.

"The General Dilemma: A Murder Mystery" by Perseverance Theatre's Young Company, 7 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Phoenix stage. Details: 364-2421.

Tuesday live drawing session, 7-9 p.m., Ruby Room, in the Emporium Mall behind Heritage Coffee. Details: 586-3440.

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.

"The General Dilemma: A Murder Mystery" by Perseverance Theatre's Young Company, 7 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Phoenix stage. Details: 364-2421.

THURSDAY

"The General Dilemma: A Murder Mystery" by Perseverance Theatre's Young Company, 7 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Phoenix stage. Details: 364-2421.

MUSIC & DANCING

FRIDAY

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

Live music with One Aisle Over and art sale, 7-8 p.m., The Canvas. With local musicians, Josh Lockhart, Naomi Hooley and Chris Fannin. Pay-as-you-can proceeds benefit the musicians. REACH art on sale before the music, 4-7 p.m. Art sale proceeds benefit The Canvas. Details: 586-1750.

Ballroom dance class, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. With instructor Bryan Nord teaching waltz and cha cha. $10 singles, $15 couples. Drop-ins welcome. Details: 463-5327 or www.juneaudance.com.

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

WEDNESDAY

Emma's Revolution, 7:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. With Juneau Pride Chorus opening. Tickets $17 adults; $12 students, seniors and low-income. $2 discount for advance purchase at Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, Rainy Retreat Books or Hearthside Books. Details: Jetta, 209-7984.

SATURDAY

Alaska Youth Choir 15th Anniversary Concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. With the Juneau Bach Society and other featured artists. Tickets $10 each, $25 per family of four, available at the door. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

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

Fred Eaglesmith concert, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 10th and Glacier. $20 at the door. With Buddy Tabor opening. Details: Buddy, 364-2280 or www.fredeaglesmith.com.

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.

THURSDAY

Perseverance Theatre mainstage production: "O Lovely Glowworm," 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 364-2421.

MOVIES

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"X-Men Origins: Wolverine" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: Wolverine lives a mutant life, seeks revenge against Victor Creed (who will later become Sabertooth) for the death of his girlfriend and ultimately ends up going through the mutant Weapon X program.

"The Soloist" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:40 p.m. Synopsis: A Los Angeles journalist (Robert Downey Jr.) befriends a homeless Julliard-trained musician (Jamie Fox) while looking for a new article for the paper.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"17 Again" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:40 p.m. Synopsis: About a guy, Mike O'Donnell (Matthew Perry), whose life didn't quite turn out how he wanted it to and wishes he could go back to high school and change it. He wakes up one day and is 17 again and gets the chance to rewrite his life.

"Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: A bachelor (Matthew McConaughey) is haunted by the ghosts of his past girlfriends at his younger brother's wedding.

"Obsessed" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:40 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10:10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 4 p.m. Synopsis: A successful asset manager (Idris Elba), who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career marriage. But when a temp worker (Ali Larter) starts stalking him, all the things he's worked so hard for are placed in jeopardy.

"Star Trek" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: A chronicle of the early days of James T. Kirk and his fellow USS Enterprise crew members.

"State of Play" (PG-13) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: A team of investigative reporters work alongside a police detective to try to solve the murder of a congressman's mistress.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"Gomorra" (NR) - Friday-Saturday, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 4 and 7 p.m., at 171 Shattuck Way. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 children under 12. Synopsis: Power, money and blood: these are the values that the residents of the province of Naples and Caserta confront every day. They have practically no choice and are forced to obey the rules of the "System," the Camorra. Only a lucky few can even think of leading a normal life. Five stories are woven together in this violent scenario, set in a cruel and ostensibly invented world, but one that is deeply rooted in reality.

Next week: "The Class" (PG-13) - Thursday, 7 p.m., at 171 Shattuck Way. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 children under 12. Details: 586-2875.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Timecrimes" (R) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: After accidentally traveling to the past, Hector meets himself and triggers a series of mysterious events that lead to a shocking crime. Oscar-nominated short-film director Vigalondo makes his feature debut with this finely crafted sci-fi thriller.

Bicycle Film Fest - "Breaking Away" film, 8 p.m. Thursday. In celebration of Bike Week, May 11-15. Details: 586-4146.

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.

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

SATURDAY

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.

One Aisle Over, 10 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

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.

Sit In with the Band, 9:30 p.m. every Thursday, Rendezvous. The band: Jason Caputo, guitar; Dale McFarlin, drums; Jeff Geotz, bass; and Caleb Wylie, guitar. Bring your instrument and an amplifier of you need one. The band will have a mic for acoustic instrumentalists and singers. Sign up for a slot. Details: 523-8984 or caputo737@gmail.com.

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: Da-ka-xeen Mehner's "Self Constructions" solo show and "The Way We Genuinely Live: Yup'ik Science & Survival" exhibit, through Oct. 19. Also "Science on a Sphere" permanent exhibit, at 395 Whittier St. Details: 465-2901.

Annie Kaill's: Elise Tomlinson paintings and landscapes exhibit reception, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, at 244 Front St. Details: 586-2880.

The Canvas: "Invasive Species" paintings by Edwin F. Bennett, at 223 Seward St. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Friends of the Alaska State Museum Store: "Women of the Pipeline" photography exhibit, at 124 Seward St. Featuring 20 women who worked on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline between 1975 and 1977. Details: 465-2925.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council gallery: "50 Years of Mendenhall" exhibit, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Ruby's Hill Jewelry exhibit by Anji Gallanos, through May, at 175 South Franklin, in the Senate Building. Details: 586-9891.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: "Hoop Time: Gastineau Channel Basketball Through the Years" exhibit, through Nov. 21, at 155 S. Seward St. Details: 586-3572.

KTOO: Alaska Photographic Arts Association Members' Spring Exhibit, through May, at 360 Egan Drive. Featuring the work of 13 photographers. Details: 586-1670.



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