ArtsUp! What’s happening in Juneau this week

Welcome to our weekly blog post on all the events happening in Juneau!

Click here for the full Juneau Events Calendar

August 21 – 27, 2015 

ArtsUp 8-20-15 PDF

Friday, August 21   

5:30pm-7pm            Mayors Awards and JAHC Season 42 Kick-Off Party! JACC – all ages, 586-2787 jahc.org – FREE

6pm-8pm                  SEAGLA Friday Social The Imperial Saloon – 21+, more info at seagla.org

6pm-9pm                  Traveler Duo at Rockwell Rockwell Restaurant, for more info contact Jim, jim@jimnoel.net

7pm-8:30pm            Meru (film) Rockwell Ballroom, tickets at Rockwell, for more info contact Deb, debbarryak@gmail.com

7pm-11pm               Amy & Montage of Heck Double Feature Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-2875

7pm-9pm                  Dan Hopson Classical Guitar LIVE at the Gold Room Gold Room, Baranof Hotel, 586-2660

9pm-2am                                    Southeast Rap: Inferno Suite 907 – 21+, more info at suite907.com – FREE


Saturday, August 22

All day                        Juneau Community Gardens 23rd annual HARVEST FAIR Montana Creek Rd, contact Alan at 723-7968 – FREE

10am-12pm             DRAW Open Studio The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery, contact 586-1750 or canvasarts.org – $20 + tax

8am-11am                24th Annual Beat the Odds 5K run or 2K walk: A Race Against Cancer Riverbend Elementary School, contact Ruth at 796-2273 – $20-30 registration fee

10am-11:30am        Local Heroes Walking Tour Juneau-Douglas City Museum, contact Marjorie at 586-3572, juneau.org/museum – FREE

12pm-1pm               CRITIQUE The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery, contact 586-1750 or canvasarts.org – FREE

1pm-4pm                  Step Into Shotgun Juneau Gun Club, Montana Creek Rd, contact Kristen at 465-8547 – register at alaskansafield.adfg.alaska.gov

4:30pm                      Amy: Documentary on Amy Winehouse Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-2875

7pm                            Montage of Heck Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-2875

7pm-9pm                  Dan Hopson Classical Guitar LIVE at the Gold Room Gold Room, Baranof Hotel, 586-2660

7pm-11pm               Scott Fry & the Open Mic All-Stars Fundraiser JACC – 21+, contact 586-2711 – $10 cover

9:30pm                      Amy: Documentary on Amy Winehouse Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-2875

9:30pm-2am            The Shoot Dangs The Alaskan Hotel & Bar – 21+, thealaskanhotel.com – FREE


Sunday, August 23

11am-1pm                Weekly Ukulele Jam TK McGuire’s Lounge (Prospector Hotel), 375 Whittier St., 586-3737

12pm-4pm               Panhandlers MC 21st Annual Toy Run starts at McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill and ends at Douglas Fire Hall, more info at facebook.com/pages/Panhandlers-Motorcycle-Club-Alaska

2pm                            Amy: Documentary on Amy Winehouse Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-2875

4:30pm                      Montage of Heck Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-2875

6pm-8pm                  International Folk Dance studio at The Alaska Club (downtown), 586-5773, FREE

6:30pm-7:30pm      Music on the Fly Juneau International Airport, FREE, for more info contact 586-2787

7pm                            Amy: Documentary on Amy Winehouse Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-2875


Monday, August 24

10am-5pm                Wickersham Day House of Wichersham at 213 7th St, for more info contact Mary at 512-923-7727 – FREE

12:05pm-1pm         Taku Toastmasters Club Federal Building – 5th floor conference room 541

6pm-7pm                  Tlingit Language Learners Group Downtown Juneau Public Library (large conference room)

6pm-9pm                  Shimalgyack (language of the Tsimshian) language instruction Dr. Walter Soboleff Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room, for more info contact Nancy at 957-4588 – FREE

7pm                            Amy: Documentary on Amy Winehouse Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-2875


Tuesday, August 25

6:15am-7:15am       Toastmasters Club St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Parish Hall

6pm-9pm                  Shimalgyack (language of the Tsimshian) language instruction Dr. Walter Soboleff Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room, for more info contact Nancy at 957-4588 – FREE

7pm                            Amy: Documentary on Amy Winehouse Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-2875


Wednesday, August 26

10am-11am              “Write For Your Life” Mendenhall Valley Library

12pm-1pm               Capital Toastmasters of Juneau Weekly Meeting, Room 115 of the Alaska Office Building at 350 Main Street (the building between to State Office Building and the Dimond Courthouse Building)

6pm-9pm                  Shimalgyack (language of the Tsimshian) language instruction Dr. Walter Soboleff Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room, for more info contact Nancy at 957-4588 – FREE

7pm                            Amy: Documentary on Amy Winehouse Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-2875


Thursday, August 27

5:30pm-7pm            Family Time Valley Library – all ages

6pm-9pm                  Stars of Summer: Hook, Line & Social Rockwell Ballroom – 21+, more info call 586-1737 – $25

6:30pm-9pm            Block Printing (woodcuts and linocuts) The Canvas Art Studio, sign up at 586-1750 – $175+tax

7pm                            Mr. Holmes Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-2875

9pm-2am                                    Open Mic Night Alaskan Hotel & Bar – 21+, thealaskanhotel.com


This calendar is brought to you by the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, a membership organization.

Become a member today. Call 586-2787 or join online at jahc.org

Add your event to the Community Calendar: www.jahc.org, click on link listed below the Community Calendar

Gallery Exhibits:   

Galleries in grey have not advertised openings through August with the JAHC

917 Building                                   917 Glacier Ave

Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association (AAAA)         AAAA celebrates 30 years of service with an Open House and Art show themed “It’s All About Life”. 174 S Franklin, Suite 207, 586-6089 (4:00-7:00pm, First Friday only).

Alaska Robotics Gallery                2015 Summer Line-Up: Alaskan artists Pat Race, Lucas Elliott, Sarah Webb, Mitch Watley, and Sarah Asper-Smith, alongside guest artists Vera Brosgol, Chris Appelhans, Kazu Kibuishi, Scott Campbell and more. Show hangs through July.

Alaska State Museum                    Closed

Alaska State Library in Juneau     “Artwork from Mary’s Wild Winter Feast” – written by Hannah Lindoff and illustrated by Juneau’s own Clarissa Rizal & Nobu Koch.333 Willoughby Ave. (Through March).

Alaskan Brewing Depot                 “A Taste of Summer” and Soul Review – live R&B music! 219 S Franklin 780-5938 (First Friday only)

Alaskan Dames                               Private Preview Party and Grand Re-opening, Friday Night from 5:00-8:00pm, Saturday from 10:00am-6:00pm. .9131 Glacier Hwy, 790-3263.

Alaskan Hotel & Bar                       Various artists, wine & beer tastings by Specialty Imports, 159 S Franklin St (5:30 – 9:00 Gallery Walk Only)

Annie Kaill’s                                     Byron Birdsall, painter, and daughter Courtenay Birdsall Clifford. Show hangs through August. 244 Front St. 586-2880, http://www.anniekaill’s.com

Art Sutch Photography                 221 Seward

Art Matters Custom Framing       Alaskan Art Show/Open House, featured artist Herb Bonnet. 8375 Old Dairy Rd, 5:30-7:30.

Artifacts                                           Jim Hopkins, new work in walrus and mammoth fossil ivory jewelry . 237 Front Street.

Aunt Claudia’s Dolls                      114 S Franklin Suites 102, 103, 105, above Hearthside Books (new permanent display)

Bear’s Lair                                        Variety of new art work, 175 S Franklin, 586-5059

Blue Mussel Aesthetics                800 Glacier Ave #103, 723-6188

Boheme                                            “Trays” porcelain and stoneware by Joyce Payne, 175 S Franklin

Bustin Out Boutique                     Grand Re-Opening after expansion! 175 S Franklin St (4:00 – 7:00pm, First Friday only).

Caribou Crossing                           Summer Season Opening!, 387 S Franklin, across from Library, 586-5008

Changing Tides                               Betsy from Pepper Bear Studio, mixed media, 175 S Franklin 2nd Floor 4 – 7 pm

Coho’s                                              various artists, “Appy Hour”, music with Bob Bloom and Teri Tibbet, 51 Egan Drive, Goldbelt Hotel (through December, Appy Hour/music Gallery walk only)

Coppa                                               Recent works by Amanda Filori. Show hangs through August, First Friday opening 4:30-7:00pm. 917 Glacier Ave #102, 586-3500.

Cycle Alaska                                     1107 W 8th street, 780-2253

Douglas Public Library                  1016 E 3rd St, Douglas, 364-2378

Elise Tomlinson                              Studio Opening, 119 Seward St. Suite 5 (open via request).

Fairweather Gallery                        Season Opening, 207 S Franklin, 789-1404 (through December)

GCI                                                    Baby Box Project, by Barlett Regional Hospita, and tickets to the Bartlett fundraising gala. 118 Seward St 586-3320 (4:00-6:30 First Friday only).

Gigi Monroe Designs                    Grand opening, Suite 326 Articorp Building, 418 Harris St.

Goldbelt Hotel                                51 Egan Dr, 586-6900

Hearthside Books:                         1st Anniversary Party! Celebrate one year of new ownership, drawings, discounts, treats. Win an Allen Marine Whale Watch for 2. 254 Front St, 586-1726 (5:00-7:00 First Friday only)

Heritage Coffee Franklin St           174 S Franklin St 586-1087

Heritage Coffee Front St               Large canvas and smaller prints by beloved Anchorage artist Katie Sevigny. Katie is known for her bold imagery and vibrant colors of Alaskan wildlife and landscapes! 130 Front St, 586-1087 (through March)

Heritage Second Street                  Acrylic paintings by Robert Ford. 216 2nd Street, 586-1752 (through February)

The Jewel Box                                  “Exotic Gemstone Designs”, music by Chapel by the Lake bell choir, “diamond” cookies, 248 Front St (Gallery Walk only)

Jinéit                                                 Featuring Wayne Price and Donald Gregory, One Sealaska Plaza, 586-9114

Juneau Empire                                “First Friday with Santa at the CCW”, artwork by Empire employees, old CCW building on corner of Franklin and 2nd, (4:30-7:00)

Juneau Artists Gallery                   Charles & Paula Rohrbacher, of the New Jerusalem workshop .175 S Franklin, 586-9891 (featured through August).

Juneau Arts & Humanities           “Happy Trails” by Fumi Matsumoto and Jane Terry, collaborative multimedia show. 350 Whittier St. 586-2787, http://www.jahc.org Show hangs through August.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum    Photography from the collections: 3 exhibits, 4th St, 586-3572 (through April 18).

Juneau Photo Group                    Photography exhibit, 228 Seward St

Kindred Post                                   Photobooth: “Levitation” photobooth by Pat Race. 145 S Franklin St (First Friday only).

Mountainside Wellness               4th floor Articorps Building, 418 Harris St.

Mt Juneau Trading Post               Frank Mooney and Andrew Tripp – totemic jewelry artists, 151 S Franklin

KTOO                                                Alaska Photographic Arts Association Annual Spring Show, featuring 20 local photographers. 360 Egan Dr, 586-1670

Northern Oasis Wellness Spa      315 3rd, 957-8557

Northern Tea House                      Mandi Johnson of Out-of-Paper Designs. 9310 Glacier Highway, Suite #10. Show hangs through June, First Friday reception 4:30-7:00.

Percy’s Liquor                                 new artist space available, 214 Front St, (4:30-close)

Pipeline Skate Park                         Spencer Keeton Cunningham, mural work, 2400 Mendenhall Loop Road

Rainforest Yoga                              Yoga with Carol Race. 5:15-6:15, 175 S Franklin, 2nd floor (First Friday only).

Red Dog                                           “Underland Wonderland” photos by Brian Weed 278 S Franklin, 463-3658

Rockwell Restaurant                      Recent works by Jessalyn Ward, acrylic paintings in Rockwell’s recently renovated backroom, 109 S Franklin, 463-4340 (through March)

Rookery Café                                   “Nirvana and Brotherhood” by Anna Cramer. 111 Seward St, 463-3013. No special First Friday reception, regular business hours.

Sequence                                         DJ Quelz, local Juneau and Hawaiian artist, and local art. 116 Seward St First Friday reception only, 5:00-8:00pm.

Shoefly                                             Special Shoefly Event: TP Alaska Designs – offering a wide selection of Tanna Peters knitwear, 109 Seward St, 586-1055 (First Friday only)

Sketch Studio                                  Open house, corner of Front & Main St (behind Kenny’s) 957-2061 4:30 – 7:30 First Friday only.

Silverbow Back Room                    “Ink on Paper” by Lindsay Carron; 120 2nd St, 586-4146. Show hangs through August, First Friday reception 4:30-7:00.

Southeast Alaska Land Trust       Open house, 119 Seward St #2 (Gallery Walk only)

Sealaska Heritage Institue             Rhonda Butler, Renee Culp, Selena Beierly, Lda Kut Naax Sati’ Yatx’i dancers, and free admission to current exhibit Enter the World of Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian Peoples, 105 S Seward St. www.sealaskaheritagecenter.com, 463-4844. Free admission to exhibit First Friday only, 4:30-8:00pm.

The Canvas:                                     Recent works by Jim Fowler. 223 Seward St, 586-1750. Show hangs through August.

The Glory Hole                                247 S Franklin, 586-4159

The Taqueria                                    New Makeover and Murals by Giselle Stone! 245 Marine Way, 4:00-9:00 PM.

Tracy’s Crab Shack                         Gift Shop will display employee artwork, 406 S Frankling (Gallery Walk only)

Trickster                                           Live screen printing by Rico Worl, and new apparel release! 224 Front St, 4:30-7:00 pm (Screen printing FF only, new works up through June)

Vanity                                               Jason Lucas new artwork, 204 N Franklin (above High Tide Tattoo) 957-8881.

Whale Project                                 Open house with refreshments & project updates, 230 Seward St

Wings Airways/Taku Glacier Lodge Office         Various artwork by Michelle Donahue, Jessalyn Ward, Mandi Johnson. 2 Marine Way (behind The Hangar), (Gallery Walk and Saturday from 11:00 – 4:00)

Salt            200 Seward St. 780-2221

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