"High Art," (R) 8:30 tonight and 9 p.m. Saturday at the Back Room Cinema. Starting next Thursday at 8:30 p.m. is "Happiness." The September theme is recent independent films.
"The Cup," (PG) shows at 4, 7 and 9 Friday night only at the Goldtown Nickelodeon. This is the first in the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council winter film series. Made in the Himalayas, in Bhutan with English subtitles. Tickets at the door or in advance at the arts council, $7, $3 seniors and students. The Nickelodeon is in the Emporium Mall, come down the hall from Heritage Coffee or come in the back door off Marine Way.
"The Original Kings of Comedy," (R) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:40 with second shows Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Glacier Cinema, and matinees at 1:40 and 4 Saturday and Sunday.
"Urban Legends: Final Cut," (R) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:50 with second shows Friday and Saturday at 8:50 p.m. at Glacier Cinema, and matinees at 1:50 and 3:50 Saturday and Sunday.
"Bring it On," (PG-13) shows tonight at 6:30 with second shows Friday and Saturday at 8:40 p.m. at Glacier Cinema, and matinees at 1:30 and 3:40 Saturday and Sunday.
"Space Cowboys," (PG-13) shows at 6:50 nightly at 20th Century Twin, with second shows Friday and Saturday at 9:20 p.m., and matinees at 1:50 and 4:20 Saturday and Sunday.
"Saving Grace," (PG-13) shows at 7 nightly at 20th Century Twin, with second shows Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m., and matinees at 2 and 4 Saturday and Sunday.
"The Watcher," (R) shows at 7:10 nightly at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows Friday and Saturday at 9:10 p.m. at the Glacier Cinema, and matinees at 2:10 and 4:10 Saturday and Sunday.
"Loser," (PG-13) ends Thursday, last show at 6:50 at the Glacier Cinema.
"The Way of the Gun," (R) ends Thursday, last show at 6:40 at the Glacier Cinema.
"Bait," (R) shows nightly at 7 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows at 9:20 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and matinees at 2 and 4:20 p.m.
British guitar virtuoso and singer John Renbourn, blues, jazz, medieval and folk styles, 8 p.m. Friday, Chapel by the Lake, tickets $18 advance, $20 at the door, benefit for the Alaska Folk Festival.
Irish trio An Rua, 8 p.m. Saturday at Northern Light United Church. With Irish accordion player Patty Furlong, fiddler Michelle Bergin and guitarist and singer Eamon O'Leary. $12, $6 for seniors and kids 12 and under. Sponsored by the Alaska Folk Festival.
"Wit," Perseverance Theatre season premier, opens at 8 p.m Friday, pay-as-you-can preview 7:30 tonight. Regular shows 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 15. Pay-as-you-can Wednesday, Oct. 4. Runs one hour, 40 minutes, no intermission, tickets $17- $22 adults, $13-$18 students or seniors, lower price on Thursday and Sunday.
Oktoberfest at the Tram, 5-9 tonight and Friday, 3-10 p.m. Saturday, oom-pah music with Dale Wygant and friends, dancing, door prizes, all-you can eat German food, sponsored by Alaskan Brewing Co. and Mount Roberts Tramway, $19.95, $10.95 children, $3 less for tram pass holders, also group and family rates.
Between The Lines, the first in the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council literary reading series this season. Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer reading original prose and poetry, followed by open mike for poets and readers, 7 p.m. Monday, Back Room at the Silverbow, $5 admission, call 586-2787 for information.
Juneau International Folk Dances weekly fall dances, 7:30-10 p.m. Fridays at Juneau Dance Unlimited Studio. Call Judy, 586-6237.
Dance with the new group The Juneau Big Band, 8 -11 p.m. Friday, Ballroom upstairs at the Juneau Elk's Club. Admission is $8. Open to the community.17-piece group wil play big band swing music, foxtrots and ballads.
Dances of Universal Peace, 7-9 p.m. Saturday night, St. Brendan's church, Mendenhall Loop Road, dances wil be the second and fourth Saturday of each month. For more information call Leah at 789-3993.
Dance classes begin Saturday with Janice D. Holst, ballet, tap, jazz, call 586-1462.
Amazing Mazes: The Puzzling Creations of Jeff Brown, exhibition of mazes by local maze-maker, with special activites for kids and families at opening, 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Alaska State Museum. Free. Winter hours begin Saturday at the museum, with reduced admission. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3.
"Looking Forward, Looking Back," a look at the first century of the Alaska State Museum, and "Drawing Shadows to Stone: Photographing North Pacific Peoples (1887-1902)," at the Alaska State Museum.
Group show with potter Lisa Blacher, photographer Shar Fox and printmaker Matt Lewis, 50 new works at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery at 206 N. Franklin. Show will be through mid-October.
"Ninth Annual Beaded Bag Show," through Oct. 7 at Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. in downtown Juneau. 20 antique, vintage and contemporary beaded bags.
"Juneau Through the Stereoscope: The Magic of 3-D Photography, 1881-present," Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends. Admission $3, under 18 free.
Girl Scouts historical display, 1945 doll, 1928 uniform, photo, in the display cases at the Douglas library through September.
Peabody's Monster, Juneau rock band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, no cover. Open mike, 8-midnight Thursdays at The Alaskan Bar.
Automatic Daddy, Juneau rock band, 9:30 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday, Hangar on the Wharf. Mike Roy, solo singer and guitarist from Juneau with originals and covers, 9-12 p.m. Wednesday.
Septimus, five-piece rhythm and blues band, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Marlintini's Lounge. No cover. Karaoke, Tuesday and Wednesday. Live DJ, Thursday. JT's Reggae Sunday, reggae tunes Sunday afternoon and evening.
Tyler Eckles, 2-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, Red Dog Saloon, no cover. Rich Conneen, 6-11 p.m., Sunday-Wednesday, no cover. Jimmy Waters, 6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2-6 p.m. Sunday, no cover.
Louie Rogers, Karaoke, 8:30-closing, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at The Rendezvous.
Fair Warnin', 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, and 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, the Sandbar. No cover.