Arts & Culture Calendar

Posted: Thursday, July 16, 2009

ART, EVENTS & PERFORMANCE

THURSDAY

"I Love to Read" summer reading group for grades 3-5, 6:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

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

Community tree-planting ceremony, noon, Joe Juneau gravesite, Evergreen Cemetery, downtown. With representatives from the city and community groups. Community invited. Details: Jeff, 789-7114.

UAS guest speaker Charlie Adams, a National Collegiate Scouting Association Educational Speaker, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mi Casa Restaurant. No-host luncheon. Adams will talk with parents and coaches of high school students interested in playing college sports. RSVP Lynne Johnson at 796-6416.

SATURDAY

Relay for Life, noon, Dimond Park.

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.

SUNDAY

Celebrity Beauty Bandy, noon-5 p.m., Luxury Lounge, across from Frontier Suites. One of two workshops taught by celebrity hairstylists Maurice Tidy and Ian Gavet. Open-minded models needed. Details: Michelle, 321-1264 or Carrie, 209-0815.

MONDAY

Buoy Tender Roundup blood drive, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Appointments available online at www.militaryblood.dod.mil. Walk-ins welcome. Details: Kelly, 463-2265 or Michelle, 808-433-6148.

Celebrity Beauty Bandy, noon-5 p.m., Luxury Lounge, across from Frontier Suites. One of two workshops taught by celebrity hairstylists Maurice Tidy and Ian Gavet. Open-minded models needed. Details: Michelle, 321-1264 or Carrie, 209-0815.

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

Buoy Tender Roundup blood drive, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Appointments available online at www.militaryblood.dod.mil. Walk-ins welcome. Details: Kelly, 463-2265 or Michelle, 808-433-6148.

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

"Stories Alive" summer reading group for grades 6-8, 6:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Cancer Survivor's Support Group: "Let's Talk Training," 6:30-9 p.m., Juneau Family Health & Birth Center, 1601 Salmon Creek Lane. Program to provide cancer patients with someone to talke to who has "been there and done that." Details: Beth, 321-1265.

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

WEDNESDAY

Buoy Tender Roundup blood drive, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Appointments available online at www.militaryblood.dod.mil. Walk-ins welcome. Details: Kelly, 463-2265 or Michelle, 808-433-6148.

"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.

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

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park, downtown. Kray Van Kirk, 7 p.m.; Rudolph M. Isturis - Spirit Whispers, 7:30 p.m.; and vocals, fiddle and mandolin music by Greg Burger, Mary Desmet and Lindsay and Auri Clark, 8 p.m. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org/concert.php.

SATURDAY

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

Salsa Borealis, 9 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

Salsa Night, 9 p.m., Jaded, Goldbelt Hotel. $5 cover, includes lesson. Only 21 and older. 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.

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.

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

"Away We Go" (R) - Daily, 4:20, 7 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50 p.m. Synopsis: A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the United States in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" (PG) - Daily, 4, 7:30 p.m. 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, 4:40, 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.

"The Proposal" (PG-13) - Daily, 4:30, 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

"Food, Inc." (PG) - 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. Details: 586-2875. Synopsis: Documentary filmmaker Robert Kenner uses reports by "Fast Food Nation" author Eric Schlosser and "The Omnivore's Dilemma" author Michael Pollan as a springboard to exploring where the food we purchase at the grocery store really comes from and what it means for the health of future generations.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Phoebe in Wonderland" (PG-13) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: Whether at school or at home, 9-year-old Phoebe always seems to get in trouble for breaking the rules. When her drama teacher casts her in the production of "Alice in Wonderland," Phoebe begins to receive personal advice from the play's characters. This is a fantastical tale about inspiration and overcoming adversity.

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.

Halloween in July, 9 p.m., Rendezvous. Costume contest and scary-oke. Details: 586-1270.

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 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.

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.

Superstar karaoke with "LZ" and Mike G., 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's "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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