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ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2009

ART, EVENTS & PERFORMANCE

THURSDAY

"Strengthening Families through Adoption" pre- and post-adoption training, 6-9 p.m., 9109 Mendenhall Mall Road, Suite 6A. Sponsored by Juneau's Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: 790-4246.

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

JUMP society film festival, 7 p.m. UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Tickets at Lucid Reverie. Details: 586-3440.

FRIDAY

Buoy Tender Roundup blood drive, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. Appointments available online at www.militaryblood.dod.mil. Walk-ins welcome. Details: Kelly, 463-2265 or Michelle, 808-433-6148.

JUMP society film festival, 7 & 9 p.m. Silverbow Backroom. Tickets at Lucid Reverie. Details: 586-3440.

SATURDAY

Juneau Artists Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Weekly market featuring handmade products. Details: 586-ARTS.

"Strengthening Families through Adoption" pre- and post-adoption training, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9109 Mendenhall Mall Road, Suite 6A. Sponsored by Juneau's Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: 790-4246.

"Eat, Drink and Save the Breast" silent auction and luncheon fundraiser, 2-6 p.m., Flight Deck, formerly Doc Water's in Merchants Wharf. Enjoy an Alaskan brew and live music. Details: Genevieve, 789-0547 or Brenda, 789-3665.

Alaska Veteran's Museum fundraiser, 3-7 p.m., Eagles, 2055 Jordan Ave., across from Skinner Sales and Services. Sponsored by the Juneau-Douglas Eagles Aerie. Museum plans to build a facility to highlight contributions Alaska Veterans have made over the years. Call if you have auction items to contribute. Details: Gayle, 789-1511.

JUMP society film festival, 7 & 9 p.m. Silverbow Backroom. Tickets at Lucid Reverie. Details: 586-3440.

SUNDAY

Juneau Artists' Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m, Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Weekly market featuring handmade products. Details: 586-ARTS.

MONDAY

Juneau Artists Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m, Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Weekly market featuring handmade products. Details: 586-ARTS.

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.

50th anniversary celebration of Lee Hagmeier being blinded by a brown bear, noon, downtown library. Public invited. Details: Douglas, 364-3567.

TUESDAY

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

"Strengthening Families through Adoption" pre- and post-adoption training, 6-9 p.m., 9109 Mendenhall Mall Road, Suite 6A. Sponsored by Juneau's Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: 790-4246.

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

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.

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, saxophone. Details: 463-3412.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park, downtown. Suzuki Violin and Chamber Music, 7 p.m.; Tidewater, bluegrass, 7:30 p.m.; and Yee's Ko Woo (New Beginnings), Tlingit dance troupe, 8 p.m. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org/concert.php.

One Aisle Over CD benefit concert, 7-9 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. $10 adults, $5 for kids 12 and younger. All proceeds go toward an October recording project at 8Ball Studios in Portland, Ore. Details: oneaisleover@yahoo.com.

Homeskillet Road Show, 9 p.m. Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Featuring Breathe Owl Breathe, Silver Jackson, Geo, and more. Details: 586-1000.

SATURDAY

Tidewater, 6 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill, Mount Roberts Tramway. Details: 463-3412.

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

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

Homeskillet Road Show, 9 p.m. Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Featuring Breathe Owl Breathe, Silver Jackson, Geo, and more. Details: 586-1000.

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

"Orphan" (R) - Daily, 4:30, 7:10 p.m.; Friday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 9:40 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Synopsis: A husband and wife (Peter Sarsgaard and Vera Farmiga) who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.

"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

"G-Force" (PG) - Daily, 4:10, 7:10 p.m.; Friday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday, 1:30, 9:20 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30 p.m. Synopsis: A specially trained squad of guinea pigs is dispatched to stop a diabolical billionaire from taking over the world.

"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, 9:10 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 9:10 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.

"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.

"The Ugly Truth" (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 romantically challenged morning show producer (Katherine Heigl) is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent (Gerard Butler) to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an unexpected result.

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

"Two Lovers" (R) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: After his engagement falls through, Leonard (Joaquin Phoenix) juggles the affections of Michelle (Gwyneth Paltrow), his beautiful and self-destructive neighbor, and Sandra, the attractive and sensible daughter of his father's business associate. Writer-director James Gray's romantic drama is set in Brooklyn and also stars Elias Koteas and Vinessa Shaw.

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.

Spoonshine, 9:30 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: www.spoonshine.com or 586-1270.

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.

Spoonshine, 9:30 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: www.spoonshine.com or 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.

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 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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