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ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Thursday, October 15, 2009

THURSDAY

Thunder Mountain High School football cheerleader Cheer Camp, 7:30 a.m. registration, Thunder Mountain High School auxiliary gym. For grades 1-8. $40 per day or $75 for both days. Pack a lunch. Details: Julie, 957-0380.

Discovery Days, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Outdoor exploration and nature education for youth ages 10-13. Transportation is provided to and from Mendenhall River and Harborview Elementary schools. Discovery Southeast members attend for free. Nonmembers pay $30. Bring own lunch and water bottle and come prepared for the weather. Call to register. Details: David, 463-1500.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $15 general, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $10 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Nov. 1. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

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.

"Dark Play or Stories for Boys," a Second Stage production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance's Phoenix space. Pay as you can.

FRIDAY

Thunder Mountain High School football cheerleader Cheer Camp, 7:30 a.m. registration, Thunder Mountain High School auxiliary gym. For grades 1-8. $40 per day or $75 for both days. Pack a lunch. Details: Julie, 957-0380.

Discovery Days, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Outdoor exploration and nature education for youth ages 7-9. Transportation is provided to and from Mendenhall River and Harborview Elementary schools. Discovery Southeast members attend for free. Nonmembers pay $30. Bring own lunch and water bottle and come prepared for the weather. Call to register. Details: David, 463-1500.

SAIL Dinner and Auction Extravaganza, 6-9 p.m., Centennial Hall. To include dinner catered by the Hangar and no-host bar, local speakers, live music by Doug Bridges and company, and silent and outcry auction. Tickets $40, must be purchased in advance and are available at the Juneau SAIL office. Details: 586-4920.

"Little Shop of Horrors," 7 p.m. JDHS auditorium. Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door. $6 in advance for students, seniors. Purchase tickets at Hearthside Books and at the door.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $18 advance, $20 at the door, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $15 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Nov. 1. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

"Dark Play or Stories for Boys," a Second Stage production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance's Phoenix space. Pay as you can.

October Fest for Breasts, 8 p.m.-close, Hangar Ballroom. $5. Silent auction and raffle. With DJ Shorthand playing a wide range of dance-friendly beats. Sponsored by Juneau Rotaract Club. Shirts designed by the Aurora Project. Details: Amanda, 209-7889.

SATURDAY

Perseverance costume sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at the theater. Details: 608-364-2421.

"Ropes Course Facilitation, Level 1" two-day workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., SAGA's Eagle Valley Center, 24600 Amalga Harbor Road. $60. Details: 789-7035 or adventure@servealaska.org.

Fire Prevention Month event for kids, 1 p.m., Douglas library. Stories, songs, fire engines and firefighters. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

"Little Shop of Horrors." 7 p.m. JDHS auditorium. Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door. $6 in advance for students, seniors. Purchase tickets at Hearthside Books at the door.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $18 advance, $20 at the door, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $15 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Nov. 1. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

"Dark Play or Stories for Boys," a Second Stage production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance's Phoenix space. Pay as you can.

Juneau Symphony's "Discover New Frontiers," 8 p.m., TMHS auditorium. Pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. General admission $20, $15 for students and seniors. Tickets $2 extra at the door.

SUNDAY

"Ropes Course Facilitation, Level 1" workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., SAGA's Eagle Valley Center, 24600 Amalga Harbor Road. $60. Details: 789-7035 or adventure@servealaska.org.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," 2 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $15 general, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $10 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Nov. 1. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

Juneau Symphony's "Discover New Frontiers," 3 p.m., TMHS auditorium. Pre-concert talk at 2 p.m. Pay-as-you-can.

"Dark Play or Stories for Boys," a Second Stage production, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance's Phoenix space. Pay as you can.

MONDAY

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.

TUESDAY

"Speaking with Butterflies in Formation" workshop, 2-4 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Bob Price will lead participants through three key areas of speaking: speaking to inform, social speaking and speaking extempora. Details: April, 463-3789.

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

THURSDAY

Beginning salsa L.A. style (dance to Puerto Rican salsa music) dance class, 6-7 p.m., The Canvas, 223 Seward St. Intermediate class 7:15-8:30 p.m. Details: 907-988-7378.

FRIDAY

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

Bachata and traditional Cuban son class, 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.

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

SATURDAY

Live jazz, 6-9 p.m., TK Maguire's, Prospector Hotel. Tom Locher, piano, Wayne Norlund, sax. Details: 586-3737.

Salsa Night, 9 p.m.-close, Jaded, Goldbelt Hotel. Merengue, cha-cha, son, salsa, cumbia, pachanga, bolero, tango, milonga, reggeaton and mambo. $5 cover, includes lesson. Ages 21 and older only. 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

Live jazz, 6-9 p.m., TK Maguire's, Prospector Hotel. Wayne Norlund, saxophone, and John Unzicker, guitar. Details: 586-3737.

Cuban-style salsa, rueda de casino and all-Latin rhythms practice, 8-10 p.m., Buoy Deck, Coast Guard building. $5. For all ages. Details: 907-988-7378.

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"Zombieland" (R) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: In the horror comedy Zombieland focuses on two men who have found a way to survive a world overrun by zombies.

"Law Abiding Citizen" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:40 p.m. Synopsis: A thriller about a brilliant sociopath who orchestrates a series of high-profile murders that grip the city of Philadelphia - all from inside his jail cell - and the prosecutor assigned to his case who realizes he is the only one who can end the reign of terror.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"9" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:50, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world where all humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction.

"All About Steve" (PG-13) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 4:40 p.m. Synopsis: Crossword puzzle constructor Mary Horowitz (Bullock) is smart, pretty - and a natural disaster that shakes news cameraman Steve (Cooper) to the core.

"Love Happens" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2:10, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: When a self-help author arrives in Seattle to teach a sold-out seminar, he unexpectedly meets the one person who might finally be able to help him help himself.

"The Stepfather" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:40 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30, 4 p.m. Synopsis: Michael returns home from military school to find his mother happily in love and living with her new boyfriend. As the two men get to know each other, he becomes more and more suspicious of the man who is always there with a helpful hand.

"Where the Wild Things Are" (PG) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: Maurice Sendak's classic book comes to the big screen in an adventure tale for every generation. "Where the Wild Things Are" follows the adventure of Max (Max Records), a mischievous young boy who is sent to his room after rebelling against his mother (Catherine Keener).

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"Afghan Star" (NR) - 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 a nation where both free democracy and pop music are both novel and risky concepts, the popularity of "Afghan Star," a talent search program modeled after American Idol, is a bona fide phenomenon. Filmmaker Havana Marking explores both the competition and its effect on Afghan society.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

"The Garden" (NR) - Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 p.m., 120 Second St. Free. Synopsis: Filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy's politically charged documentary follows a group of low-income families struggling to protect a 14-acre urban farm in the middle of South Central Los Angeles from bureaucratic real estate developers.

REGIONAL

Alaska Exchange Classics, 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, Sitka High School Performing Arts Center in Sitka. $10 adults, $5 students or seniors. Featuring guest artists soprano Kathleen Wayne and tenor Dan Wayne, soloists with the Juneau Lyric Opera; Megumi Fujita and Steve Tada, concert violinists; Sue Kazama and Kathy Newman, pianists. Including local artists New Archangel Dancers, Sitniks, Sitka High School Music and Suzuki Strings of Sitka. Details: Kristine, 907-738-3103.

Stroller White Pipes and Drums, Sitka Spruce Highland Dancers, Seattle Firefighters Pipes and Drums, 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, Harrigan Centennial Hall in Sitka. $10 suggested donation.

AT THE BAR

THURSDAY

DJ Shorthand, 9:30 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. A wide range of dance-friendly beats. Details: 586-1270.

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

Anchorage Angels, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Nightly shows at 9 p.m. Oct. 16-24. 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.

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.

Anchorage Angels, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Nightly shows at 9 p.m. Oct. 16-24. Details: 789-0799.

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

DJ Shorthand, 10 p.m., Hangar on the Wharf. A wide range of dance-friendly beats. Details: 586-1270.

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

SUNDAY

Anchorage Angels, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Nightly shows at 9 p.m. Oct. 16-24. Details: 789-0799.

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.

Anchorage Angels, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Nightly shows at 9 p.m. Oct. 16-24. Details: 789-0799.

TUESDAY

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

Anchorage Angels, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Nightly shows at 9 p.m. Oct. 16-24. 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, 6:30 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Live Trivia, 8 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Anchorage Angels, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Nightly shows at 9 p.m. Oct. 16-24. Details: 789-0799.

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.

"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: "Self Constructions" recent contemporary works by Da-ka-xeen Mehner, 5-7 p.m Friday, at 395 Whittier St. Shows through Oct. 24. Also during the exhibit will be presentations on "Our Place Among the Planets" by Dolly and John Kremers, volunteers with the Marie Drake Planetarium. Details: 465-2901.

Annie Kaills: Rob Roys, new works, at 255 Front St.

The Canvas: "Call and Response" visual art and writings by Donna Jane Griffin and Rock Morrison, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, at 223 Seward St. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council gallery: Jacob Higgins exhibit opening of new painting, sculpture and mixed media pieces, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. Showing through October. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

The Plant People: Local potter Joyce Payne's new collection of hand-built and wheel-thrown vessels for flower arranging, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, at 224 Seward St. Details: 523-9825.



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