Entertainment calendar

Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2000


``Fast Times at Ridgemont High,'' 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday at the Back Room Cinema. Starting next Tuesday at 8 p.m. is ``Heathers.'' The May movie theme is high school.

``Gladiator,'' (R) shows nightly at 6:50 at the Glacier Cinema, with matinees at 1:50 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``I Dreamed of Africa,'' (PG-13) 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.

``Battlefield Earth,'' (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.

``28 Days,'' (PG-13) ends tonight, last show at 7:10 at the 20th Century Twin.

``Where the Heart is,'' (PG-13) shows tonight at 6:40 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 9 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 1:40 and 4 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Frequency,'' (PG-13) shows nightly at 7 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 9:20 Friday and Saturday nights, and matinees at 2 and 4:20 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas,'' (PG) shows tonight at 6:40 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.

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


Highway 101 with opening act Bobby Bare, 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 15, Centennial Hall, $27.50.

Alaska Youth Choir Spring Concert, 7 p.m. Saturday, Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium, with guest appearance by Juneau Youth Symphony and All Nation's Children Native Dance Group, $10, $5 for seniors, students and children, $25 for a family of five.

Benefit concert with River of Life Bluegrass Band and rock band The Bluejays, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Northern Light Church, $5, proceeds help fund youth mission trip to Yakima Indian Reservation next month.

Juneau-Douglas High School spring music concert, 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, JDHS auditorium, free, with the concert band, symphonic band, jazz band, concert choir, treble choir, jazz choir and the orchestra.


Juneau-Douglas High School Theater Fest, 7 p.m. Friday, JDHS auditorium, free admission. A selection of scenes from ``Alice in Wonderland,'' and short, original scripts written, directed, cast, acted and produced by JDHS drama students. About 1 hour.

``Wild Nights with Emily,'' Perseverance Theatre. Regular performances 8 p.m Friday and Saturday nights, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 6 p.m. Sundays, through May 28. Tickets $18-$22 Friday and Saturdays and $13-$17 others. Pay-as-you-can May 17. Recommended for mature audiences.

``Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet),'' Juneau-Douglas Little Theatre production at the Palace Theatre, regular shows 7:30 Thursdays, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sunday matinees 2 p.m. except May 14. Show runs through May 21. Tickets $10 Thursday and Sunday, $14 Friday and Saturday.

``How Music Came to the Earth,'' Original musical and theatrical production based on Aztec legend, performed by students at Auke Bay School. 7 p.m. Saturday, Auke Bay School Gym, free but donations accepted.

Special Events

Spring Dance with Peabody's Monster, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, DIPAC, for teens and adults, $3, benefit for Outdoor Recreation and Community Access.

International Museum Day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, activities at Alaska State Museum, Juneau Douglas City Museum, House of Wickersham, Russian Orthodox Church and Last Chance Mining Museum, free admission and shuttle.

Community treasure hunt in search of the lost treasure of Purplebeard the Pirate, Noon, Marine Park, for kids 4-11 years, advance registration required - call Alaska State Museum at 463-2901 by Friday to register.

Renee Guerin and Amy Lou Barney share stories of Juneau personality Ruth Allman, 2-4 p.m. at House of Wickersham, part of International Museum Day activities.

Hypnotist Attila: two hypnotism shows, 7 p.m. Saturday, Club 2000, $15. Family show 5 p.m. Sunday, Mendenhall Mall annex hallway, $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Author presentation

Author Jane Langton, reception and book signing 7 p.m. Friday at the downtown library. Langton is author of a Newberry Medal-winning children's book, ``The Fledgling,'' and 14 Homer Kelly mysteries for adults.


Juneau International Folk Dancers, No meeting until June 23. Call Judy 586-6237.

Dances of Universal Peace, 7-9 p.m. every second and fourth Saturday, St. Brendan's Church


Images in Stone and Wood: Kate Boesser art exhibit, opening reception 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Gallery. Variety of media. Regular gallery hours are weekdays noon to 4:30 p.m., through June 2.

``Looking Forward, Looking Back,'' A look at the first century of the Alaska State Museum and a look ahead at the next. Summer exhibit opens Saturday with a walk-in diorama of the 1923 museum, with original artifacts.

``Drawing Shadows to Stone: Photographing North Pacific Peoples (1887-1902),'' Summer exhibit opens Saturday at the Alaska State Museum.

``Juneau through the Stereoscope: The Magic of 3-D Photography, 1881-present,'' Opens Saturday at Juneau-Douglas City Museum, guest curator Ron Klein and Richard Wood present introductions every half hour from 11 a.m. -2 p.m., cake and refreshments.

``Tlingit Place Names in and Around Juneau,'' 11 a.m., Last Chance Mining Museum, also Gold Rush Girls from Janice Holst's Gold Nugget Revue perform at 3 p.m., free.


The Bobb Family Band, Western swing, classic country, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, no cover, Open Mike, 8 p.m.-midnight Thursday, The Alaskan Bar, no cover.

Live Music to Be Announced, 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.

Funk Mighty Five , Juneau top 40 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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