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Entertainment calendar

Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2000

Movies

``Beautiful Thing,'' (R) 8:30 p.m. tonight and 9 p.m. Saturday at the Back Room Cinema. Starting next Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. is ``The Wedding Banquet.'' The June theme is gay pride month.

``Gold Town,'' half-hour dramatization about Juneau's earliest days, shows on the hour 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday at the Gold Town Nickelodeon Theater in the Emporium Mall downtown, $5. Call 586-2875 for Sunday schedule.

``Titan A.E.'' (PG) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:50 and 8:50 at the Glacier Cinema, with matinees at 1:50 and 3:50 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Mission Impossible 2,'' (PG-13) shows tonight at 6:50 and 9:20 at the Glacier Cinema, switching to 6:40 and 9:10 beginning Friday, with matinees at 1:40 and 4:10 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Shanghai Noon,'' (PG-13) shows tonight at 7 and 9:10 at the Glacier Cinema, moving to 20th Century Twin Friday and showing nightly at 7:10 and 9:20, with matinees at 2:10 and 4:20 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Gladiator,'' (R) shows nightly at 7 at the 20th Century Twin, with matinees at 2 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Dinosaur,'' (PG) shows nightly at 6:30 and 8:40 at the Glacier Cinema, with matinees at 1:30 and 3:40 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

``Road Trip,'' (R) ends tonight, last shows at 7:10 and 9:10 at at the 20th Century Twin.

``Big Momma's House,'' (PG-13) shows tonight at 6:40 and 9 at the Glacier Cinema, switching to 7 and 9:20 beginning Friday, and with matinees at 1:40 and 4:00 Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Concerts

Sitka Summer Music Festival, June 2-23, Sitka. Call (907) 747-6774 for tickets and information.

Concerts in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., every Friday from June 2 to August 11, free, in Marine Park. This Friday, Xia's String Ensemble, 20th Century Bluescast, and Mary DeSmet and Melissa Zahasky.

Father's Day benefit concert, With Joyce Parry Moore, Patrick Moore, Terri Tibbett and Mary DeSmet, 4 p.m. Sunday, Northern Light United Church. Tickets $10 adults, $2.50 students and seniors, pre-schoolers and babies free, family pass $20. Tickets at Rainbow Foods, the Juneau Family Birth Center and the door. Benefits the birth center.

Theater

``Fry Tales,'' Performances this week are 7 p.m. tonight and Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday, next week at 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at Perseverance Theatre. Tickets to all shows $11 adults, $9 for kids 13 and under. For all ages. Ends June 25.

Book signing

Karleen Grummett, author of ``Golf Alaska! The Great Alaska Golf Guide,'' signing her book 1-3 p.m. Saturday, at Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall.

Bill Sturdevant, contributor to ``Jose Silva's Ultramind ESP System: Think Your Way To Success.'' signing copies from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall, and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Focal Point Books. Sturdevant is also giving a free workshop from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the downtown library on the book and applications of ESP.

Auditions

Perseverance Theatre auditions for ``Gypsy,'' 6:30-10:30 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, June 19 and 20. Call for appointment 364-2421, ext. 26.

Workshops

Perseverance Theatre Cross Training Summer Writing and Performance Project, June 26-July 8, workshop series on poetry, fiction, and playwriting, as well as stage and acting. Call 364-2421, ext. 21.

Shakespeare 2000 and Junior Theatre Program, Perseverance Theatre's summer youth programs. July 10-Aug. 5. Participation in Shakespeare by interview, the Junior Theatre program is open. Tuition is $325, $310 if before June 1. Call 364-2421, ext. 21.

Thrush Hill Music: Instrumental Music Camp, June 23-30, Harborview School Annex, call 586-1915 to register. Focus on a variety of instruments and styles, cost ranges from $30-$60, for ages 6-adult.

Exhibits

``Looking Forward, Looking Back,'' a look at the first century of the Alaska State Museum, and ``Drawing Shadows to Stone: Photographing North Pacific Peoples (1887-1902),'' at the Alaska State Museum.

``Juneau through the Stereoscope: The Magic of 3-D Photography, 1881-present,'' Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Hours 9 a.m.-5p.m. daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends. Admission $3, under 18 free.

Entertainment

Lunchmeat and the Pimentos, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday night, The Alaskan Bar, no cover. Open mike 8-midnight Thursdays, afternoon jazz jams 2-5 p.m. Tuesday.

Curt Terrell, guitar and vocals, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Fiddlehead.

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, 9-12 p.m. Wednesday.

Funk Mighty Five, Juneau top 40 rock and roll band, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Friday and Saturday, Marlintini's Lounge. No cover. Karaoke Tuesday and Wednesday; live DJ Thursday. Bare Minimum: Professional Male Revue, 8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, $12, women only, afterward open to public. Funk Mighty Five follows, no cover.

Tyler Eckles, 2-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, Red Dog Saloon, no cover. Rich Coneen, 6-11 p.m., Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, no cover. Jimmy Waters, 6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2-6 p.m. Sunday, no cover.

Troy Hull, wide variety of music from country to rock, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, the Sandbar. No cover.

Mary's Igloo, Juneau rock and top 40 band, 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday at Club 2000. No cover. Louie Rogers does karaoke, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Sunday. No cover.

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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