ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Thursday, July 09, 2009

ART, EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

SATURDAY

Whale Project's Bubble Feed dinner, 6 p.m., Moose Lodge. $50. Dinner by Chez Alaska. R.T. "Skip" Wallen will present "Creating a Bronze Sculpture, From Studio to Foundry to Site." With live auction of an artist's proof donated by Hank Akiyama and kick-off of the Buy a Brick campaign, memorializing a name permanently on the Sea Walk near the bronze humpback whale and fountain. Details: www.jahc.org.

MONDAY

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

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.

MUSIC & DANCING

THURSDAY

Beginning salsa dance class, 6-7 p.m., The Canvas. July 9-Sept. 3. $10 per class, $60 entire session, student discount is $6 per class and $40 for entire session. Details: 907-988-7378.

B-Real in concert, Marlintini's. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets $35.

Intermediate salsa dance class, 7:15-8:30 p.m., The Canvas. July 9-Sept. 3. $10 per class, $60 entire session, student discount is $6 per class and $40 for entire session. Details: 907-988-7378.

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. Tom Locher, piano, and Wayne Norlund, saxophone. Details: 463-3412.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park, downtown. Myth Barber, 7 p.m.; David and Priscilla Abuhl, 7:30 p.m.; Alaska's Kit & The Kaboodles, 8 p.m. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org/concert.php.

SATURDAY

Afro-Cuban dance class, 5-6:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. Through July 11. No class July 4. $10. For ages 14 to adult. Details: 463-5327 or www.juneaudance.com.

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

Ballroom Dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances. $5 includes free Argentine tango lesson at 7:30 p.m. with "Moose" Jeremy Carrillo. Sponsored by the Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Banger at the Hanger: "King of Pop Till You Drop!" Michael Jackson party, 9 p.m.-close, Hangar Ballroom. No cover. DJs Judo, Shorthand and Quelz. Wear black or white. Details: Will, 209-0207 or wmuldoon@gci.blackberry.com.

Salsa Night, 9 p.m., Jaded, Goldbelt Hotel. $5 cover, includes lesson. Only 21 and older. Details: Details: 907-988-7378.

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.

"Work It!" jazz/hip-hop dance workshop, 6:30-8 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited, 8420 Airport Blvd. Monday-Friday, July 13-24. Taught by Sabrina Javier and Alex Brown. For ages 11 to 18. $150 for two-week session. Details: 463-5327.

WEDNESDAY

Rueda de Casino dance practice, 8-10 p.m., Buoy Deck, Coast Guard building. $5. Includes salsa, son, merengue, bachata and cha-cha lesson. For all ages. Details: 907-988-7378.

UPCOMING

SATURDAY, JULY 18

Rock Climbing Competition, 6-9 p.m., Rock Dump, 1310 Eastaugh Way. Four categories, for all ages. Hundreds of dollars in prizes. Climbing movie afterward. $15 advance, $20 at the door. Spectators are free. Details: 586-4982.

MOVIES

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"Bruno" (R) - Daily, 4:30, 7:20 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:20, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:20 p.m. Synopsis: A flamboyant Austrian fashionista Brüno (Sacha Baron Cohen) takes his show to America.

"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" (PG-13) - Daily, 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

"The Hangover" (R) - Daily, 4:40, 7 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:10, 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.

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" (PG) - Starts Wednesday, July 15. Daily, 4, 7:30 p.m. Special midnight showing on Tuesday, July 14. Synopsis: As Harry Potter begins his 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he discovers an old book marked mysteriously "This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.

"Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" (PG) - Daily, 4:20, 6:50 p.m.; Friday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 9:20 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. Synopsis: Manny and Ellie are expecting their first baby, while Sid the sloth tries an unconventional way of starting a family that gets him into trouble.

"Public Enemies" (R) - Daily, 4:10, 7:10 p.m.; Friday,10 p.m.; Saturday, 1:30, 10 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30 p.m. Synopsis: The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

"My Sister's Keeper" (PG-13) - Daily, 4:30, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50 p.m. Synopsis: Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive.

"The Proposal" (PG-13) - Daily, 4:50, 7:20 p.m.; Friday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 1:40, 9:40 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.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"Every Little Step" (PG-13) - 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: Recalling Donn Pennebaker's 'Moon Over Broadway' and other similar efforts, documentarians Adam Del Deo and James D. Stern's film 'Every Little Step' travels behind the scenes of the auditions for 2006 revival of 'A Chorus Line' to investigate the goings-on and the interplay among the hopefuls. Details: 586-2875.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Just Another Love Story" (NR) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: A quietly predictable husband and father, Jonas lives an honest life in the suburbs. When he inadvertently causes a car accident that leaves a young woman with amnesia, he finds himself telling incredible lies to make her and her family happy. Winner of both Best Cinematography and Best Supporting Actress at the 2008 Bodil Awards. Details: 586-4146.

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 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.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

DJ Shorthand, 10 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

DJ XTC, 10 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

SUNDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

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 with Linda, 10 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

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

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 Linda, 9 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

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

Alaska State Museum: "Yuungnaqpiallerput (The Way We Genuinely Live): Masterworks of Yup'ik Science and Survival"; "Self Constructions" artworks by Da-ka-xeen Mehner; "Creating Alaska," commemorating the 50th anniversary of statehood; and "Science on a Sphere," a 6-foot diameter suspended globe, at 395 Whittier St. Details: 465-2901.

Back Room at the Silverbow Inn: Nan Lathrop's acrylic paintings, at 120 Second St. Details: 586-4146.

The Canvas: Potter Joyce Payne will exhibit new work, at 223 Seward St. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Fiber artworks of the newest members of the gallery, "The Bag Ladies", Carol Burrows and Barb Mitchell, at 175 South Franklin, in the Senate Building. Details: 586-9891.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council gallery: Sara Tabbert will show "Cut and Color," a collection of woodcut prints, relief carved panels and printed collages, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Ruby Room: Paintings by Linda Miller, at the Emporium Mall.



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