Special events at the Canvasin December

Posted: Thursday, December 09, 2010

Finger Painting with Chocolate

From 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12

Andrea Mogil from Pie in the Sky will lead finger painting with chocolate on a cookie canvas. $15. Sign up in advance. Proceeds benefit the Canvas.

Film in the Gallery: "Charlie & the Chocolate Factory"

At 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12

Free.

"What's on my mind" Performance at Perseverance Theatre

At 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15

REACH actors showcase "What's on my mind" in a performance on the main stage at Perseverance Theatre. Fifteen actors will share a little bit about themselves through acting games and improvisational performance. Pay as you can.

Holiday Jazz

From 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16

Local jazz musicians and vocalists create an evening of music, celebrating the holidays. All ages welcome. Pay as you can.

Poetry Slam with Christy NaMee Eriksen & Nahaan

From 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17

Every Third Friday of the month the Canvas hosts a Poetry Slam and Open Mic. There will be featured artists and winner of the poetry slam takes home prize money. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m.

For more information, e-mail Nahaan, keetnaahaan@gmail.com or Christy, christynamee@gmail.com.

Color & Texture for Tots

From 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 18

The Canvas and Gold Creek Child Development Center are collaborating to provide an event for tots, ages 2-5. Bring your little ones in clothes that can get messy. The Canvas will provide activities exploring color and texture. Pay as you can.

This project is supported in part by the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, the City and Borough of Juneau and the Alaska Association for School Boards.

Swing with the Family

From 3:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19

Learn the basic Lindy Hop Swing Dance. Alysia Jones and Andrew Righty lead you through the steps. Pay as you can.

This project is supported in part by the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, and the City and Borough of Juneau.

Haiku on the street (or in the gallery if it's just too cold....)

Noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays

Poetry hits the streets as Christy NaMee Eriksen sets up a Haiku Stand outside of the Canvas from 12-1pm on Tuesdays. Haiku are Pay-as-you-can, suggested donation $5.75 (get it? Haiku? 5-7-5!).



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