Arts & Culture Calendar

Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2009

THURSDAY

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

FRIDAY

Girl Scout volunteer training, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall. New and returning Girl Scout adult volunteers will learn about working different ages of girls, Girl Scouts in Southeast Alaska, Girl Scout traditions and new ways of participating. Details: Julia, 586-1710.

Girl Scouts of Alaska reception, 5-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Meet the new CEO of Girl Scouts of Alaska, see historic Girl Scout displays and visit with Girl Scouts from across Southeast Alaska. Details: Julia, 586-1710.

SoberFest, 5:30-11 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Party to celebrate recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. With food, live music, speakers, information tables, door prizes and dance party. Also with open mic about recovery for songwriters or poets. Free. Details: teri.tibbett@alaska.gov.

"Predator and Prey Management in Alaska: It's Complicated" lecture by Kim Titus, Alaska Division of Wildlife Conservation. 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall, University of Alaska Southeast. Details: 796-6530

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

SATURDAY

Girl Scout volunteer training, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall. New and returning Girl Scout adult volunteers will learn about working different ages of girls, Girl Scouts in Southeast Alaska, Girl Scout traditions and new ways of participating. Details: Julia, 586-1710.

"Adirondack Chair Project" workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., SAGA's Eagle Valley Center, 24600 Amalga Harbor Road. $20. Second day, Sept. 27, available for those needing to finish or paint their chair. Details: 789-7035 or adventure@servealaska.org.

Fall Bridal Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. With Bartlett Regional Hospital free glucose and cholesterol screenings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Details: 789-4439.

Girl Scout charter meeting, 11:30 a.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall. Historic charter meeting, lunch, casing of the Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council flag, and raising of the new Girl Scouts of Alaska flag. $15 for luncheon. Details: Julia, 586-1710.

Juneau Garden Club "Falling for Gardens" program, 1-4:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Three presentations: Glory Hole Community Gardening Project at 1 p.m., Peggy Pijan presenting "Success with Roses in Southeast Alaska" at 2 p.m., and Sonja Koukel presenting "Fall Harvest Tips" and how to preserve your garden's harvest at 3 p.m. Details: Nancy, 463-5698.

Medieval Harvest Festival, 1-8 p.m., Mountain View Apartments, Community Hall. Costumes required, with some available for loan. Sponsored by the Society for Creative Anachronisms. Details: Charolette, 789-1009 or earngyld.org.

18th annual Girl Scout Auction, 6 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Come for food, fun and to support Girl Scout programs in Southeast Alaska. $25 individual, $200 for table of 10. Must be 21 to attend. Details: Julia, 586-1710.

Autumn Garden Party and Wine Tasting, 6-9 p.m., Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventures, 7600 Glacier Highway. Hosted by the Jensen-Olson Arboretum. Wine selections from three local distributors, gourmet hors d'oeuvres and silent auction. Tickets $30 in advance at Hearthside Books, Juneau Arts & Culture Center, CBJ office or Pat Harris. $40 at the door. Details: Pat, 790-4388.

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

SUNDAY

Locals-only Mount Roberts Tramway ticket discount and Raven Eagle Gift Store sale, 11 a.m.-noon, Mount Roberts Tramway. Details: 463-3412.

Welcome for Gov. Sean Parnell, 1-2 p.m. Nugget Mall. Cake and coffee will be served, live music planned. Details: 789-4439.

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

MONDAY

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.

Open rehearsals for improvisational theater, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Juneau Arts & Culture Center. No fees. No pressure.

Psycho Hypnosis Show, 8 p.m. Marlintini's Lounge. Adult content. $12.

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.

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

FRIDAY

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

Salsa dance class with Antonio Diaz, 6:30-8 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. Pre-registration not required. $10 per person. Details: www.juneaudance.com or 463-5327.

Daughters of the New Moon "Raqs Bastet!" bellydance party, 7 p.m., Buoy Deck. With featured guest Eva Cernik. $12 at the door. All ages. Details: daughtersofthenewmoon.com or Kathleen, 780-4387.

Peggy Seeger's Farewell Tour, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. $18 in advance, $20 at the door, available at Hearthside Books or Rainy Retreat Books. Details: www.peggyseeger.com.

SATURDAY

Barn Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets, downtown. Contra and square dancing taught and called by Tom Paul to live music by Impromptu. $8 adults, $7 AFF and JIF members, discounts for students and seniors. Free for SAGA, JVs and kids 12 and under. Sponsored by the Juneau International Folk Dancers. Details: Tom, 463-3214.

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.

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"The Informant!" (R) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 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.

"Pandorum" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: Two crew members are stranded on a spacecraft and quickly - and horrifically - realize they are not alone. Two astronauts awaken in a hyper-sleep chamber aboard a seemingly abandoned spacecraft. It's pitch black, they are disoriented, and the only sound is a low rumble and creak from the belly of the ship. They can't remember anything: Who are they? What is their mission? With Lt. Payton staying behind to guide him via radio transmitter, Cpl. Bower ventures deep into the ship and begins to uncover a terrifying reality. Slowly the spacecraft's shocking, deadly secrets are revealed ... and the astronauts find their own survival is more important than they could ever have imagined.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"Fame" (PG) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: This movie is based upon the 1980 film which follows NYC talent attending the New York City High School for the Performing Arts.

"Jennifer's Body" (R) - Daily, 7:40 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 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, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 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.

"Surrogates" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: People are living their lives remotely from the safety of their own homes via robotic surrogates - sexy, physically perfect mechanical representations of themselves. It's an ideal world where crime, pain, fear and consequences don't exist. When the first murder in years jolts this utopia, FBI agent Greer (Bruce Willis) discovers a vast conspiracy behind the surrogate phenomenon and must abandon his own surrogate, risking his life to unravel the mystery.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"The Cove" (PG-13) - Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7, 9:15 p.m.; Sunday, 4, 7 p.m., at 171 Shattuck Way. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 children under 12. Details: 586-2875. Synopsis: In the 1960s, Richard O'Barry enjoyed a lucrative career as a specialized animal trainer; he captured the five dolphins that were used in the popular television series Flipper and taught them the tricks and special commands they used on the show. Four decades later, O'Barry has renounced his former life as a trainer and become an animal rights activist, speaking out against the hunting of aquatic mammals and keeping them in captivity.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"Silent Light" (NR) - Monday-Wednesday, 8 p.m., 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: Johan, a Mennonite living in Mexico, is tormented with guilt over his extramarital affair with Marianne. His father, best friend and wife know the truth, but Johan's suffering has to do with his faith, which he can't reconcile with his deeds. This film won the 2007 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize and was Best Foreign Film nominee.

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.

Thumpin' Thursday: Hip-hop music with DJ DangeRuss, 9 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge. Open mic for all MCs starting at 11 p.m. Details: 789-0799.

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

Roughhouse Friday Boxing, Marlintini's Lounge. To box or MMA fight, call Joe at 723-0915 or 789-0799. Details: 789-0799.

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.

Live music, 9:30 p.m., Henry's. Details: 796-3765.

The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, 9:30 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1000.

DJ Dan, 10 p.m.-close Fridays, Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

SATURDAY

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

USC fights, Henry's. Details: 796-3765.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, 9:30 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1000.

Live music, 10 p.m., Henry's. Details: 796-3765.

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.

Monday night football, game time, Henry's. Details: 796-3765.

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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