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ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2009

ART, EVENTS & PERFORMANCE

SATURDAY

Juneau Artists Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center lawn. Every Saturday, Sunday and Monday through Aug. 24. Download vender application forms online. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

"Saori Weaving" class for all ages with Terri Bibby, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 12:30-2:30 p.m., or 3-5 p.m., The Canvas. $25 per session. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

Forest Explorer Programs, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion. For children 4-6 years old and their caregivers to explore the wonders of nature with a Forest Service naturalist. Dress for the weather. Details: 789-0097.

SUNDAY

Juneau Artists Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center lawn. Every Saturday, Sunday and Monday through Aug. 24. Download vender application forms online. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

"Saori Weaving" class for all ages with Terri Bibby, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 12:30-2:30 p.m., or 3-5 p.m., The Canvas. $25 per session. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

"Pie Plates" class with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. $45. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

Film in the Gallery: "Waitress," 7 p.m., The Canvas. Donations welcome. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

MONDAY

Juneau Artists Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center lawn. Every Saturday, Sunday and Monday through Aug. 24. Download vender application forms online. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.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

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.

Open glaze, 5-8 p.m., The Canvas. For those who have created a clay piece in a Canvas class but need to return to glaze it. No additional cost. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

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.

"Make Books and Turn Mud into Music" three-day class with Barbar Lydon, 9 a.m.-noon, The Canvas. Also Aug. 6 and 7. For kids ages 8 and older to work with paper and clay. $75. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

Marine Electronics Clinic, 2-6 p.m., Western Auto Marine. Four staffers, with 75 years of combined experience, from Lowrance Electronics will conduct a marine electronics clinic. Lowrance users and general public invited. Software updates, troubleshooting and hands-on coaching will be provided. Details: Dave, 780-4909.

Open glaze, 5-8 p.m., The Canvas. For those who have created a clay piece in a Canvas class but need to return to glaze it. No additional cost. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

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.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park, downtown. Noodle of Doum, Middle Eastern inspired drumming and dancing, 7 p.m.; Becky Bear, storytelling and music, 7:30 p.m.; and Ed Schoenfeld and the Empty Oil Barrel Band, political and social satire, 8 p.m. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org/concert.php.

Milonga (dance party), 7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Hall. Black-and-white theme. Come practice tango, cha cha, salsa and other Latin rhythms. $5 donation or bring a dessert to share. Details: 907-988-7378.

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.

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, 4:20, 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.

"Funny People" (R) - Daily, 4, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m. Synopsis: When seasoned comedian George Simmons (Adam Sandler) learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

"GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra" (PG-13) - Thursday, Aug. 6., midnight. Synopsis: An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"Aliens in the Attic" (PG) - Daily, 4:40, 6:50 p.m.; Friday, 9:10 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 9:10 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. Synopsis: When Tom, Jake, and friends discover that the Aliens' mind control guns do not work on kids, it is up to them to save their parents and the rest of the world from the invasion all before bed time.

"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.

"The Proposal" (PG-13) - Daily, 4:30 p.m.; Friday, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 10 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.

"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" (PG-13) - Daily, 7 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.

"The Ugly Truth" (R) - Daily, 4:20, 7:20 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

"Easy Virtue" (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: A glamorous American woman enters into a spirited battle of wits with her disapproving English mother-in-law in this period romantic comedy. John Whittaker (Ben Barnes) and Larita Huntington (Jessica Biel) married in haste following a whirlwind romance. But reality comes knocking when the couple arrives to visit John's parents and his mother has an allergic reaction to her new daughter-in-law. As the battle of wits between the two women escalates, John and Larita's marriage begins to suffer.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"The Unknown Woman" (R) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: The award-winning tale of Irina, a young woman who's seen the tough side of life. After escaping the sex trade in her native Ukraine, Irina starts anew in an Italian village. She lands a job as a house servant and slowly becomes a part of the family, until a man in her past arrives who could jeopardize everything.

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.

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. 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 St., 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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