ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2009

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.

Messages from the otherside with psychic medium John Edward, 7 p.m., Cetennial Hall. After sold-out tour in Anchorage last year, Edward brings his messages from the otherside to Juneau for the first time. Details: Katrina, 866-286-6060.

FRIDAY

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.

Comedy show, open mic, 8 p.m., Jaded restaurant at the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: Lance, 635-1012.

SATURDAY

Community Marima workshop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. With Zimbabwean musiciain Paul Mataruse and his band, Ruzivo, of Whidbey Island. For all ages. Free. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

Art Conservation Clinic, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Part of the Western Association for Art Conservation's annual meeting to be held Aug. 19-21 in Juneau. Free. Details: Scott, 465-4806 or scott.carlee@alaska.gov.

JDHS Football Cheerleaders car wash, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Parts Plus parking lot. $10. Rain or shine. Details: Kari, 209-5540.

Juneau Artists Market, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center lawn. Every Saturday, Sunday and Monday through Aug. 24. Download vendor application forms online. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

Auke Bay Loading Facility grand opening ceremony, noon-3 p.m., on Glacier Highway, just north of Alaska Glacier Seafoods and the Auke Bay Ferry Terminal. Details: 586-0294.

"Intro to Marima" classes for ages 12 and older, 2-4:30 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m., The Canvas. With Zimbabwean musiciain Paul Mataruse and his band, Ruzivo, of Whidbey Island. $35 per session. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

SUNDAY

"Intro to Marima" classes for ages 12 and older, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 2-4:30 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m., The Canvas. With Zimbabwean musiciain Paul Mataruse and his band, Ruzivo, of Whidbey Island. $35 per session. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

Juneau Artists Market, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center lawn. Every Saturday, Sunday and Monday through Aug. 24. Download vendor application forms online. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

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.

MONDAY

Juneau Artists Market, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center lawn. Every Saturday, Sunday and Monday through Aug. 24. Download vendor 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

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.

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.

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

Alaska Youth Choir auditions, call for appointment, Northern Light United Church. For youth ages 6 to 18. Call or e-mail, alaskayouthchoir@gci.net. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

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.

Deering and Down, 9 p.m., The Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

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.

Marimba concert, 7 p.m., The Canvas. With Zimbabwean musiciain Paul Mataruse and his band, Ruzivo, of Whidbey Island. Everyone welcome. Pay-as-you-can. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

Recital of songs, arias and duets by students of John d'Armand, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Singers are Philippe Damerval, Catherine Pashigian, Raleigh Bartholomew, Matthew Talley, T. J. Merry, Samantha Alex, Megan Wright and David Miller, accompanied by Sue Kazama. Free admission.

"Sprout," an evening of dances by choreographer Jody Weber, 8 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Tickets $5, available at Juneau Dance Unlimited, Hearthside Books or the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council. Details: 463-5327.

Deering and Down, 9 p.m., The Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

SATURDAY

Alaska Youth Choir auditions, call for appointment, Northern Light United Church. For youth ages 6 to 18. Call or e-mail, alaskayouthchoir@gci.net. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

Afro-Cuban dance class, 5-6:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. $10. Drop-ins welcome. For ages 14 to adult. Details: 463-5327 or www.juneaudance.com.

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

SUNDAY

"Intro to Marima" classes for ages 12 and older, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 2-4:30 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m., The Canvas. With Zimbabwean musiciain Paul Mataruse and his band, Ruzivo, of Whidbey Island. $35 per session. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

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

Live jazz, 5:30-8:30 p.m., TK Maguire's, Prospector Hotel. Tom Locher, piano, and Wayne Norlund, saxophone. Details: 586-3737.

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.

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"District 9" (R) - Daily, 4:20, 7:10 p.m.; Friday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 1:45, 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 1:45 p.m. Synopsis: An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly find a kindred spirit in a government agent that is exposed to their biotechnology.

"GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra" (PG-13) - Daily, 4:30, 7:20 p.m.; Friday, 10 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 10 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. 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

"Bandslam" (PG) - Daily, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: A new kid in town assembles a fledgling rock band. Together, they achieve their dreams and compete against the best in the biggest event of the year, a battle of the bands.

"The Hurt Locker" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50 p.m. Synopsis: Iraq. Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

"Julie & Julia" (PG-13) - Daily, 4:20, 7 p.m.; Friday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 1:40, 9:40 p.m.; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. Synopsis: Julia Child (Meryl Streep) and Julie Powell (Amy Adams) - both of whom wrote memoirs - find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter, anything is possible.

"Inglourious Basterds" (R) - Daily, 4, 7:30 p.m. Synopsis: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a Paris movie theater, which is targeted by the soldiers.

"Shorts" (PG) - Daily, 4:40, 7:20 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Synopsis: A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.

"The Time Traveler's Wife" (PG-13) - Daily, 4:10, 7:40 p.m.; Friday, 10 p.m.; Saturday, 1:30, 10 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30 p.m. Synopsis: A romantic drama about a Chicago librarian (Eric Bana) with a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, and the complications it creates for his marriage.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"Moon" (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: An astronaut miner extracting the precious moon gas that promises to reverse the Earth's energy crisis nears the end of his three-year contract, and makes an ominous discovery in this psychological sci-fi film starring Sam Rockwell and Kevin Spacey. For three long years, Sam Bell has dutifully harvested Helium 3 for Lunar, a company that claims it holds the key to solving humankind's energy crisis. As Sam's contract comes to an end, the lonely astronaut looks forward to returning to his wife and daughter down on Earth, where he will retire early and attempt to make up for lost time. His work on the Selene moon base has been enlightening - the solitude helping him to reflect on the past and overcome some serious anger issues - but the isolation is starting to make Sam uneasy. With only two weeks to go before he begins his journey back to Earth, Sam starts feeling strange: he's having inexplicable visions, and hearing impossible sounds. Then, when a routine extraction goes horribly awry, it becomes apparent that Lunar hasn't been entirely straightforward with Sam about their plans for replacing him.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Moving Midway" (NR) - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: Film critic Godfrey Cheshire examines the impact of the Southern plantation on American culture as he documents his cousin Charlie's attempt to move Midway Plantation - the family's 155-year-old North Carolina mansion - to a new location. Cheshire's thoughtful meditation on the changing South also features extensive interviews with Dr. Robert Hinton, an African American professor of history whose grandfather was born into slavery at Midway.

AT THE BAR

THURSDAY

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

Deering and Down, 9 p.m., The Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

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.

Deering and Down, 9 p.m., The Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m. Fridays, Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

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.

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, 6:30 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., The Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

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

"Superstar Karaoke on Demand" with "Juneau Idol" L.Z., 10 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

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.

"Superstar Karaoke on Demand" with "Juneau Idol" L.Z., 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

EXHIBITS

Alaska State Museum: Science on a Sphere, 395 Whittier St. Details: 465-2901 or www.museums.state.ak.us.

Alaska State Museum Store: Patrice Helmar solo photography exhibit "North American," at 124 Seward St. Details: Jeanette, 723-9634.

Backroom at the Silverbow Inn: "Just for the Halibut!" exhibit by Barbara Lydon, at 120 Second St. Shows through August. Details: 586-4146.

The Canvas: "Indigenous Art" by local carver, painter and printmaker Arthur Johnson, at 223 Seward St. Shows through August. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council gallery: "Crossroads" mixed media exhibit by Jane Terry and Fumi Matsumoto, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.



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