Arts & Culture Calendar

Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2009

ART, EVENTS & PERFORMANCE

THURSDAY

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

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

FRIDAY

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

SATURDAY

Juneau Museum Day, noon-5 p.m., Alaska State Museum, Juneau-Douglas City museum, Last Chance Mining Museum, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and House of Wickersham. National day to celebrate museums. Free. Family activities and free shuttle service. Details: 465-2901 or Alicia, 586-3572.

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

SUNDAY

Perseverance Theatre mainstage production: "O Lovely Glowworm," 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 364-2421.

MONDAY

Native American Fish & Wildlife Society's 27th annual National Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Cetennial Hall. Details: www.nafws.org or 303-466-1725.

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

Native American Fish & Wildlife Society's 27th annual National Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: www.nafws.org or 303-466-1725.

Juneau World Affairs Council Travelogue: "Jews in Belarus" with Susan Fitzgerald, 5:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Fitzgerald recently returned from a trip to Europe, including a week in Minsk, Belarus. Details: 586-2875.

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

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

WEDNESDAY

Native American Fish & Wildlife Society's 27th annual National Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Cetennial Hall. Details: www.nafws.org or 303-466-1725.

"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.

Presentation by Joseph Montville, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Director of Toward the Abrahamic Family Reunion and founder of Preventive Diplomacy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Details: Clayton, 465-6198.

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

MUSIC & DANCING

THURSDAY

Teri Tibbett and Jason Norris performance. Original and other songs. 8:30 p.m., Hangar on the Wharf. Details: 586-5018 or www.tibbett.com.

FRIDAY

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

Juneau Dance Unlimited May Dance Recital, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. $5. Details: 463-5327.

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 restaurant. Details: 780-2221.

The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, 10 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel & Bar, downtown. With special guest Jason "Chuck" Norris, of Bearfoot on Fiddle. Details: 586-1000.

SATURDAY

Juneau Dance Unlimited May Dance Recital, 2 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. $5. Details: 463-5327.

Spring Formal dance, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. With Thunder Mountain Big Band and 7:30 p.m. swing lesson. Formal attire encouraged. $15 general, $10 students available at the door. All ages invited. Sponsored by the Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: 209-8367.

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

Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. Live music by the Grateful Celtics and special guest fiddler, and Odette Foster calling contra dances. No experience or partners necessary. Details: Tom, 463-3214.

One Aisle Over, 8 p.m., Island Pub, Douglas. Details: 364-1595.

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.

TUESDAY

The Grand Finale: Juneau-Douglas High School and Thunder Mountain High School band concert, 6 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

MOVIES

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"Fighting" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:40 p.m. Synopsis: In New York City, a young counterfeiter is introduced to the world of underground street fighting by a seasoned scam artist, who becomes his manager on the bare-knuckling brawling circuit.

"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.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"Angels & Demons" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10:10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican.

"Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: A bachelor 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, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 4 p.m. Synopsis: A successful asset manager, who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career marriage. But when a temp worker 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, 2, 4:40 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

"The Class" (PG-13) - 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: François and his fellow teachers prepare for a new year at a high school in a tough neighborhood.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

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.

Roughhouse Friday Boxing: Southeast Showdown, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Open to all fighters, all weight classes. Call Joe, 723-0915, to fight. Details: 789-0799.

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.

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.

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.

EXHIBITS

Alaska State Museum: "The Way We Genuinely Live: Yup'ik Science & Survival" exhibit, through Oct. 19, and "Science on a Sphere" permanent exhibit, at 395 Whittier St. Details: 465-2901.

Annie Kaill's: Elise Tomlinson paintings and landscapes exhibit, 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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