Arts & Culture Calendar

Posted: Thursday, May 21, 2009

ART, EVENTS, & PERFORMANCE

THURSDAY

Press night open studio for wood and linoleum carvers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Canvas. Every third Thursday. Bring own supplies and use presses at The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750.

FRIDAY

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

SATURDAY

Southeast Road Runners Sea Coast Relay, 9 a.m., Lena Point picnic area. 23-mile relay follows coastal route along Lena Loop Road and Auke Village Recreation Area. Details: Sherry, 321-8559.

Community Day on Campus, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast. Free.

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

SUNDAY

Perseverance Theatre's "O Lovely Glowworm" closing night, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 364-2421.

MONDAY

Grateful Dogs of Juneau Sandy Beach glass clean-up, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sandy Beach, near the picnic shelters. All equipment supplied. Details: George, 586-3849.

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.

MUSIC & DANCING

THURSDAY

"Opus 50" concert, featuring music by Tchaikovsky, Haydn, and Chopin. 7:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Details: www.jazzand classics.org.

FRIDAY

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

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.

Anat Cohen performance, 8 p.m., Junearu Arts & Culture Center. Details: www.jazzand classics.org.

SATURDAY

Alaska Youth Choir auditions, Northern Light United Church. For boys and girls ages 6 to 18. Call for appointment. Details: Heather, 790-3310, alaskayouthchoir@gci.net or www.alaskayouthchoir.com.

Janice D. Holst presents "Hansel & Gretel Ballet" and "Salute to Alaska's 50th Anniversary," 3 and 7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. $8 for all ages.

Pearl Django performance, 5 p.m. UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Details: www.jazzand classics.org.

"Puttin' on the Ritz," performances by Pearl Django and classical artists, 8 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

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.

the subdudes performance, 8 p.m. Centennial Hall. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

MONDAY

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

REGIONAL

FRIDAY

17th annual Great Alaska Craft Beer & Home Brew Festival, Haines. Details: Rachael, 780-5866 or qualitycontrol@alaskabeer.com.

SATURDAY

17th annual Great Alaska Craft Beer & Home Brew Festival, Haines. With live music by One Aisle Over at 1 p.m. Details: Rachael, 780-5866 or qualitycontrol@alaskabeer.com.

UPCOMING

THURSDAY, JUNE 4

Swollen Members, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge. With opening performances by Phonetic, DJ Judo and Astronomar. $25. Advance tickets available at groovetickets.com, at Marlintini's or at the door. Must be 21 or older. Details: 789-0799.

MOVIES

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"Terminator Salvation" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:40 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4:40, 7:20 p.m. Synopsis: After Skynet has destroyed much of humanity in a nuclear holocaust, a group of survivors led by John Connor (Christian Bale) struggles to keep the machines from finishing the job.

"X-Men Origins: Wolverine" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4:30, 7:10 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. Monday-Thursday, 4:20, 7:10 p.m. Synopsis: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican.

"Dance Flick" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:40 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4:10, 7:40 p.m. Synopsis: Street dancer Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.

"Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" (PG-13) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:40 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4:40, 7 p.m. Synopsis: A bachelor (Matthew McConaughey) is haunted by the ghosts of his past girlfriends at his younger brother's wedding.

"Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 4:50 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4:40, 7:30 p.m. Synopsis: Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institute in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

"Star Trek" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4:30, 7:20 p.m. Synopsis: A chronicle of the early days of James T. Kirk and his fellow USS Enterprise crew members.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"Three Monkeys" (NR) - 7 p.m. Thursday; 7 and 9:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday, 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. Armed with the best intentions, they brace themselves to not let discouragement stop them from trying to give the best education to their students.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Look" (R) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: A high school teacher, a department store manager, a convenience store clerk, a lawyer and two sociopaths star in five interconnected stories, all filmed from the perspective of the hundreds of security cameras people pass and ignore everyday.

AT THE BAR

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.

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.

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.

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.

EXHIBITS

Alaska State Museum: Da-ka-xeen Mehner's "Self Constructions" solo exhibit and "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.

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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