ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Thursday, June 18, 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

Solstice Gold Benefit, 6-8:30 p.m., Mendenhall Golf Course. Second annual tournament. All proceeds and donations go to Mark Reese and his family, to help offset ongoing medical expenses relating to an accidental 50-foot fall he took last summer in Ketchikan. No alcohol is allowed on course. Details: Nancy or Chuck, 789-1221.

SATURDAY

Saturday Wild: Wildflower walk, 9 a.m., Eagle Beach recreation area, meet in highway parking lot. With Mary Lou King and Pat Harris leading a short walk in the meadows near the river to look for and identify wildflowers. Free. Dress for the weather. Details: Mark, 789-9841.

Spirit of Admiralty: Week-long sailboat race around Admiralty Island, 9 a.m. start, Auke Bay. Race ends June 26. Sponsored by SouthEast Alaska Sailing. Details: Brian, 723-1730.

Montana Creek clean-up, 9-11 a.m., parking lot at the end of Montana Creek Road. Bring boots, waders and rain gear. Details: Lia, 586-6853.

Second annual "White Nights" Festival of Russian Culture, 3:30-9:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free. Families invited. $10 donation suggested. Details: Alexander, adolitsky@gci.net, 789-3854 or www.aksrc.org.

SUNDAY

Family Robot Day, 10 a.m.-noon, The Canvas, 223 Seward St. Celebrate Father's Day by creating your own robot or family of robots. Free. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

MONDAY

"Exercises in Oil Painting" class with Magil Pratt, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas, 223 Seward St. $35. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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

Wood carving workshop with Harley Refsal, 1-5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. First day of two-day workshop. $100 for both days. Includes materials. Sponsored by Juneau Sons of Norway Svalbard Lodge 2-33. Details: ramsdavi@gci.net.

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

"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.

Wood carving workshop with Harley Refsal, 1-5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Second day of two-day workshop. $100 for both days. Includes materials. Sponsored by Juneau Sons of Norway Svalbard Lodge 2-33. Details: ramsdavi@gci.net.

Folding of paper peace cranes for Fourth of July parade, 6 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Everybody welcome. Details: Judy, 789-5325.

MUSIC & DANCING

FRIDAY

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

Live jazz, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill, Mount Roberts Tramway. With Tom Locher, piano, and Wayne Norlund, saxophone. Details: 463-3412.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park, downtown. Every Friday through Aug. 14. Musicians, dancers, comedians, theater groups, storytellers, etc., all are invited to perform. Downloaded applications online. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org/concert.php.

SATURDAY

Tidewater, 6-8 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill, Mount Roberts Tramway. Acoustic trio formed in Juneau to perform folk, country and bluegrass tunes. Leta Simons, guitar and vocals; Dan Pollak, bass and vocals; and Heather Parker, fiddle and vocals. Details: 463-3412.

Minnesota Boys Choir in concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Sponsored by the Alaska Youth Choir. Tickets available at the door: $10 per person, $25 per family of four. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

Live jazz, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. With Tom Locher on piano. Details: 780-2221.

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.

MOVIES

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"The Hangover" (R) - Daily, 4:30, 7:10 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Synopsis: A Las Vegas-set comedy centered around three groomsmen who lose their about-to-be-wed buddy during their drunken misadventures, then must retrace their steps in order to find him.

"Land of the Lost" (PG-13) - Friday-Tuesday, 4:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m. Synopsis: On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall (Will Ferrell) is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant (Anna Friel) and a redneck survivalist (Danny McBride). In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka (Jorma Taccone), their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.

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

"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" (PG-13) - Tuesday, June 23, midnight; Wednesday-Thursday, June 24-25, 4, 7:30 p.m. Synopsis: Decepticon forces return to Earth on a mission to take Sam Witwicky prisoner, after the young hero learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. Joining the mission to protect humankind is Optimus Prime, who forms an alliance with international armies for a second epic battle.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"Imagine That" (PG) - Daily, 4:20, 7:10 p.m.; Friday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 1:30, 9:40 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30 p.m. Synopsis: A financial executive (Eddie Murphy) who can't stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await.

"The Proposal" (PG-13) - Daily, 4:10, 7:20 p.m.; Friday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 1:40, 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. Synopsis: A pushy boss (Sandra Bullock) forces her young assistant (Ryan Reynolds) to marry her in order to keep her Visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.

"The Taking of Pelham 123" (R) - Daily, 4:30, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 10 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 10 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50 p.m. Synopsis: Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber (Denzel Washington) into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

"Up" (PG) - Daily, 4:40, 6:50 p.m.; Friday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday, 2:10, 9:20 p.m.; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. Synopsis: By tying thousands of balloon to his home, 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Right after lifting off, however, he learns he isn't alone on his journey, since Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years his junior, has inadvertently become a stowaway on the trip.

"Year One" (PG-13) - Daily, 4:50, 7 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Synopsis: Jack Black and Michael Cera headline Harold Ramis' Stone Age comedy about a pair of lazy hunter-gatherers who embark on a wild journey through the ancient world after being banished from their primitive village.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"Absurdistan" (NR) - Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; Sunday, 4 and 7 p.m., at 171 Shattuck Way. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 children under 12. Synopsis: Politically enforced racial prejudice is parodied in this dark comedy from Austria. Stefan (Karl Markovics)and his wife Marion (Julia Stemberger) are expecting a baby, and when Marion goes into labor, she arrives at the hospital's maternity ward at the same time as Emine (Meltem Cumbul) and her husband Emre (Ahmet Ugurlu), a couple of Turkish birth who are also about to have a child.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Let the Right One In" (R) - Monday-Wednesday, 8 p.m., 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: Oskar, the constant target of bullies, spends his time plotting revenge and collecting news items about the grisly murders plaguing his town. Things change for Oskar when he meets new girl Eli, a misfit vampire who steals his heart and shows him strength.

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. Details: 586-1551.

DJ Gift, 10 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. Details: Deb, 500-9749.

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.

KARAOKE

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.

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, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

Karaoke with Linda, 10 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: Deb, 500-9749.

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.

EXHIBITS

Annie Kaill's: Collage art exhibit by Candace Christie, at 244 Front St. Details: 586-2880.

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, and "Science on a Sphere" permanent exhibit, at 395 Whittier St. Details: 465-2901.

Back Room at the Silverbow: Recent works by Alan Munro, at 120 Second St.

Bentwood and Bead Gallery: Exhibit by guest artist David Riccio and new works by James and Salty Hanes, at 315 Third St. Featuring Riccio's new and recent ceramic sculptures and vessels, digitially manipulated etchings, embossed paper, silk batiks, and relief and wood-block prints. Details: 463-1277.

The Canvas: "Heart Songs" exhibit by seven artists from The Arc of Anchorage, at 223 Seward St. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Centennial Hall: "Windows into Heaven" icon exhibit by Charles Rohrbacher, 101 Egan Drive. Details: 364-1599.

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

Heritage Coffee: Recent paintings and prints by Arnie Weimer, at 174 South Franklin St. Details: 463-2597.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Photographs of local scenes by Michael Murray, through June, at 175 South Franklin St., in the Senate Building. Details: 586-9891.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council gallery: Juneau Arts and Humanities Council biannual Juried Art Show, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. Featuring 22 local artists of a range of art, from oil paintings and photography to glass work and mixed media. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

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: Exhibit by Tisket Seslar's second-grade through middle-school home and public school students, at 360 Egan Drive. Featuring oil pastels and mixed medias by 14 students. Details: 586-1670.

Ruby Room: Painting and mixed media exhibit by Phoebe Rohrbacher, in the Emporium Mall, behind Heritage Coffee, downtown. Details: 586-3440.

Twilight Cafe: Recent works by Alan Munro, at 324 Willoughby Ave.



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