ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2009

ART, EVENTS &PERFORMANCE

THURSDAY

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

Special seminar: "Current Issues in Marine Policy: Cruise Ship Impact in the Marine Environment," 3:40-5 p.m., Lena Point Facility, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road, Room 101. By Heather Haugland and Scott Miller, of the McDowell Group. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

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.

"The Skin of Our Teeth" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Sept. 11-Oct. 4. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org or 463-8497.

FRIDAY

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar by Dr. Mary Power, 3:30 p.m., Lena Point Facility, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road, Room 101. Visiting meek scholar will discuss "Algal-mediated linkages of river, terrestrial, and nearshore marine ecosystems." Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Back To School Doubles Tournament fundraiser, 5:30 p.m., JRC The Alaska Club, Mendenhall Valley. Fundraiser for the JDHS tennis team. Lunch to be provided for players. E-mail Nathan at nat3000usa@hotmail.com if you need a partner. Spectators welcome. Details: Margie, 321-0369.

Shaolin Wahnam Chi Kung lecture, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. By Anthony Spinicchia. Free. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

The Beatniks open-mic night, open to the Juneau community. 7-9 p.m., UAS Housing Lodge. Refreshments provided.

"The Skin of Our Teeth" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Sept. 11-Oct. 4. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org or 463-8497.

SATURDAY

Shaolin Wahnam Chi Kung one-day class, 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m., Northern Light United Church. By Anthony Spinicchia. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

Back To School Doubles Tournament fundraiser, 9 a.m., JRC The Alaska Club, Mendenhall Valley. Fundraiser for the JDHS tennis team. Lunch to be provided for players. E-mail Nathan at nat3000usa@hotmail.com if you need a partner. Spectators welcome. Details: Margie, 321-0369.

Meet the Candidate Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-4439.

Community Services Day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Free. Call to sign up your nonprofit. Details: 789-4439.

CPR/First Aid class, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 523-8402.

Autumn Festival, noon-6 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

"Minnie Field - The Woman, the Home & the School" program, 1-3 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. With special presentation by Walter Soboleff. Details: Malin, 789-9423.

Celebration wake for 'Tag' Eckles, 2 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar. With music and stories. Guests will continue to the Red Dog Saloon at 5 p.m. for the placement of his ashes. Details: Hildegard, 523-4636.

"The Skin of Our Teeth" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Sept. 11-Oct. 4. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org or 463-8497.

Hells Belles, all-female AC/DC tribute band, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

SUNDAY

Back To School Doubles Tournament fundraiser, 11 a.m., JRC The Alaska Club, Mendenhall Valley. Fundraiser for the JDHS tennis team. Lunch to be provided for players. E-mail Nathan at nat3000usa@hotmail.com if you need a partner. Spectators welcome. Details: Margie, 321-0369.

"Tribute to Tag" jam night, 6 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Tag's musician friends invited to perform. Details: Hildegard, 523-4636.

"The Skin of Our Teeth" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Sept. 11-Oct. 4. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org or 463-8497.

Going away party for Albert McDonnell, 7-9 p.m., JACC. bring a photo or memory to add to his scrapbookDetais: albertsparty@gmail.com.

MONDAY

HomeChoice eight-hour home-buying seminar, 6-10 p.m., Riverbend Apartments, 2800 Postal Way, Community Room. First of two days. Sponsored by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. Register by calling or visiting www.ahfc.us. Details: Samantha, 800-459-2921.

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

"Effective Marketing on Your Web Page" class, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Discover new ways to make your Web page attractive and effective. Details: April, 463-3789.

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

HomeChoice eight-hour home-buying seminar, 6-10 p.m., Riverbend Apartments, 2800 Postal Way, Community Room. Second of two days. Sponsored by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. Register by calling or visiting www.ahfc.us. Details: Samantha, 800-459-2921.

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

WEDNESDAY

American Red Cross training for disaster volunteers, Red Cross Office, 3200 Hospital Drive. Free. To be conducted some weekday evenings and Saturdays through October. Details: Ernie, 463-5713 or muellerer@usa.redcross.org.

"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.

Public meeting to discuss sport fish saltwater logbook issues, 6 p.m., Extended Stay Deluxe, 1800 Shell Simmons Drive. Details: Brian, 465-4320.

"Understanding Children's Sexual Behaviors" presentation by Sharon Turcotte, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 9109 Mendenhall Mall Road, Suite 6A, Mendenhall Mall Office complex. Also showing informational documentary, "Sexualized Behavior," presented by Dr. Rick Delaney. Details: Brian, 790-4246.

"Collateral Damage: The attack on Iraq and the fallout on Arab Americans" presentatin with Laila Al-Arian, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Daughter of Prof. Sami Al-Arian, Al-Jazeera television writer and producer, co-author of "Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians" with Chris Hedges. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Katie, 796-6530.

MUSIC & DANCING

THURSDAY

"Live to Give" fundraiser for Burkessa Children's Home in Uganda, 7 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Featuring music by One Aisle Over and other, and silent auction with various donations. $15 at the door. Details: Erica, 723-2860.

One Aisle Over, 7 p.m., The Hangar on the Wharf. Details: 586-5018.

Jazz concert, 7-9 p.m., The Canvas. Free. With Tom Locher, piano, Wayne Norlund, sax, Adrian Minne, bass, and Clay Good, drums.

Kenny Blackwell Quartet, 9 p.m., Jaded, Goldbelt Hotel. Call Zen Restaurant for dinner reservations. Band members from Salem feature a blend of jazz and blues. No cover. Details: 586-5075.

FRIDAY

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Thunder Struck 2009 featuring Hell's Belles, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets $25, available at Alaskan Dames and at the door. Proceeds benefit Thunder Mountain High School basketball. All ages. Alcohol- and drug-free event. Details: 321-0680.

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

Coastal Code fundraiser concert, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. For 21 and older. Performances by the Whipsaws, and Deering and Down, and more. Alaskan Brewing Co. brews, KXLL, KRNN, etc. $17 advance at Alaskan Brewing Co., $25 at the door. All proceeds benefit Coastal Code, an organization to support the cleanup and preservation of the Pacific Ocean and its coastlines. Details: Ashley, 780-5866.

Performance by Emmy winning writer, composer and musician Jeff Tassin, 9:30 p.m., Red Dog Saloon. Details: www.jefftassin.com, www.myspace.com/jesstassin or 463-3658.

SATURDAY

Piano Master Class with Alexander Tutunov, 9 a.m.-noon, University of Alaska Southeast. Pay only one semester's tuition and fees. Call Virginia Berg to register: 796-6405, Soboleff Building.

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances. $5, includes free hustle lesson at 7:30 p.m. with local instructor Pat Belec. Sponsored by the Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Tim, 789-4690.

The Revengencers, 8-10 p.m., The Hangar on the Wharf. Details: 586-5018.

One Aisle Over, 9 p.m., Douglas Island Pub. Details:

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

"Whiteout" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko tracks a killer in Antarctica, as the sun is about to set for six months.

"The Informant!" (R) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice-president-turned-informant Mark Whitacre.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"Sorority Row" (R) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: A group of sorority sisters try to cover up the death of their house-sister after a prank gone wrong, only to be stalked by a serial killer.

"Gamer" (R) - Daily, 7:40 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2 p.m., 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: Set in a future-world where humans can control other humans in mass-scale, multiplayer online gaming environments, a star player (Gerard Butler) from a game called "Slayers" looks to regain his independence while taking down the game's mastermind (Hall).

"Jennifer's Body" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40 p.m., 4:40 p.m. Synopsis: A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer who specializes in offing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?

"Inglourious Basterds" (R) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 4 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.

"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" (PG) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40 p.m. , 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: Inspired by the beloved children's book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain. The timeless tale has been adapted from Ron and Judi Barrett's book, which illustrates a world where giant pancakes and pasta fall from the sky as a scientist tries to solve world hunger. However, things go terribly wrong when excess amounts of food overload cities and towns.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"In the Loop" (NR) - Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; Sunday, 4 and 7 p.m., at 171 Shattuck Way. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 children under 12. Details: 586-2875.

Synopsis: The run-up to war makes for curious rivalries and uneasy alliances in this political satire from director and co-screenwriter Armando Iannucci.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"The Betrayal" (R) - Monday-Wednesday, 8 p.m., 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: Secret operations performed by the United States in the Vietnam War and the resulting fallout in Laos caused many families to flee their homeland. This Oscar-nominated documentary, more than 20 years in the making, follows the journey of one man from war-torn Laos to his painful reunion with his family in Brooklyn many years later.

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.

Dinner and drinks with live DJ set, atmospheric sounds, 7-9 p.m. every Friday, Jaded. Details: 586-1551.

Dinner and drinks with live DJ set, urban contemporary beats, 9 p.m.-close every Friday, Jaded. Details: 586-1551.

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.

EXHIBITS

Alaska State Museum: Exhibit of shipwreck artifacts recovered from the Torrent, at 395 Whittier St. Details: 465-2901.

The Canvas: "Commedia del'arte" paintings by ALan Munroe, at 223 Seward St. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Friends of the Alaska State Museum Store: "Landscapes Take Two" exhibit by local photographer Damon Stuebner, 124 Seward St. Details: 463-3329.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Handpainted tiles by Carrie Talus, at 175 South Franklin, in the Senate Building. Details: 586-9891.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council gallery: "Changing Landscapes: Seeing with New Eyes" exhibit of artwork by Plein Rein Painters, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

The Plant People: "Nature" exhibit by Jos Bakker, at 224 Seward St. Details: 523-9825.

UAS Hendrickson Gallery: "BA Students Ceramic Summer Works," at University of Alaska Southeast Hendrickson Building. Details: Bergen, 360-477-0983.



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