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ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

Posted: Friday, December 26, 2008

ART & PERFORMANCE

Friday

Open reception for JACC Putt, 4 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Sculpture garden meets miniature golf. Sign up for tee time. $5 per round, $50 for Putt Party Pass for up to 15 people, $25 for reserved Party Bunker group, $100 per hour for private parties. Details www.jahc.org/.

Saturday

Parent-Kid Wheel class with Karen Pallenberg, 10 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m., The Canvas. $30 for one class. For kids who want to try the potter's wheel. Kids under 11 years old please bring parent. Details 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Sunday

"Our Stories from the Wilderness" with Brett Dillingham, 3 p.m., The Canvas. Hear Dillingham and participants from the Family Storytelling workshop tell their stories from the wilderness. Pay-as-you-can. Details 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Movie night, Rendezvous. Details 586-1270.

Monday

Kids art class, first of two-day session, 1-330 p.m., The Canvas. Oil painting, drawing and pottery. $85 for both sessions. Suggested for kids 8 and up. Details 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Ravenstail weavers open weave, 5-9 p.m., Douglas library. Details 364-2498.

Arts Roundtable, 515 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.

Tuesday

Kids art class, second of two-day session, 1-330 p.m., The Canvas. Oil painting, drawing and pottery. $85 for both sessions. Suggested for kids 8 and up. Details 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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

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

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.

MOVIES

20th Century Twin

"Seven Pounds" (PG-13) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 940 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 145, 420 p.m.; Monday-Friday matinees, 420 p.m. Synopsis An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on a journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.

"The Spirit" (PG-13) - Daily, 710 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 930 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 210, 430 p.m.; Monday-Friday matinee, 430 p.m. Synopsis Adapted from the legendary comic strip, "The Spirit" is a classic action-adventure-romance told by genre-twister Frank Miller, creator of 300 and Sin City. It is the story of a former rookie cop who returns mysteriously from the dead as the Spirit (Gabriel Macht) to fight crime from the shadows of Central City.

Glacier Cinemas

"Bedtime Stories" (PG) - Daily, 720 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 930 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 150, 440 p.m.; Monday-Friday matinee, 440 p.m. Synopsis An adventure comedy starring Adam Sandler as Skeeter Bronson, a hotel handyman whose life is changed forever when the bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to mysteriously come true.

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (PG-13) - Daily, 710 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 345 p.m.; Monday-Friday matinee, 420 p.m. Synopsis Director David Fincher and Brad Pitt team up for a third time with this adaptation of a F. Scott Fitzgerald short story. Pitt plays a man who is born 80 years old, but instead of aging, he grows young.

"Marley & Me" (PG) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 940 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 130, 420 p.m.; Monday-Friday matinee, 420 p.m. Synopsis In John Grogan's bestselling book about his Labrador retriever, Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston star as a couple who adopts the badly behaved but much-loved dog.

"The Tale of Despereaux" (G) - Daily, 650 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 920 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 140, 410 p.m.; Monday-Friday matinee, 410 p.m. Synopsis The tale of three unlikely heroes - a misfit mouse, an unhappy rat, and a bumbling servant girl - whose fates are intertwined with that of a princess.

"Yes Man" (PG-13) - Daily, 730 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 950 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2, 430 p.m.; Monday-Friday matinee, 430 p.m. Synopsis A man challenges himself to say "yes" to everything for an entire year.

Gold Town Nickelodeon

"City of Ember" (PG) - Friday-Sunday, 4 and 7 p.m., at 171 Shattuck Way. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 children under 12. Details 586-2875.

MUSIC & DANCING

Friday

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

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.

AT THE BAR

Friday

The Filejerks, DJ Smack and DJ Astronomar, Rendezvous. Details 586-1270.

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

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m. Fridays, Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details 586-1960.

Sumo Wrestling Fridays, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details 789-0799.

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

The Filejerks, DJ Smack and DJ Astronomar, Rendezvous. Details 586-1270.

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

What Remains, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. One night only. No cover. Details 789-0799.

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

Latin Night with DJ Alejandro, 9 p.m.-close, Jaded. Details 586-1551.

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

Sunday

The Filejerks, DJ Smack and DJ Astronomar, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details 586-1000.

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

NFL Sundays, 9 a.m., Marlintini's Lounge. All NFL games available on satellite. Details 789-0799.

Free Pool Sundays, 9 a.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details 789-0799.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 430 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details 789-0799.

Monday

The Filejerks, DJ Smack and DJ Astronomar, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details 586-1000.

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details 586-3140.

Monday Night Football Party, 4 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Free food and giveaways. Details 789-0799.

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

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

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 6 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. 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 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.

Thursday

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

World Tavern Poker, two sittings, 6-9 p.m. and 9 p.m.-midnight Thursdays, Henry's Food & Spirits. Details 796-3765.

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.

Music with DJ Fez, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Imperial Saloon. Details 586-1960.

KARAOKE

Friday

Family karaoke, 630-930 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.

Karaoke with Juneau idol "LZ," 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. Details 586-1270.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details 586-2159.

Saturday

Family karaoke, 630-930 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.

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.

Karaoke/open mike, 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous with Juneau idol "LZ" welcoming singers, musicians, poets, jugglers, comedians, etc. Details 586-1270.

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.

ART EXHIBITS

Back Room at the Silverbow Inn: Photography exhibit by Jason Soza, through January, at 120 Second St. Details 586-4146.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Ceramic dishes and platters by Gordon Harrison and other artists, through December, at 175 South Franklin. Details 586-9891.

Juneau Arts & Culture Center: "Making Waves" exhibition of new work with an aquatic theme by Doris Alcorn and Colette Oliver, and "Technology & Fine Art" exhibit of works created with digital technology by University of Alaska Southeast students, through December, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: "Rough Around the Edges - Experiments in Materials and Textures" exhibit by Rachael Juzeler, through Dec. 27, at 155 S. Seward St. Details 586-3572.

KTOO: Exhibit featuring the work of artists from Zimbabwe, through December, at 360 Egan Drive. Details 586-1670.

The Canvas: "Art in the Wilderness" nature-inspired art exhibit by Reach artists, through December, at 223 Seward St. Details 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Valentine's Coffee House & Pizzeria: Paintings by Jim Fowler, "Alaska Plein Air Landscapes," through December, at 111 Seward St. Details 463-5144.



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