PUBLISHED: 5:28 PM on Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Entertainment briefs
Fleet Street plays April Rent Party

JUNEAU - The Fleet Street jazz band will perform on April 4, at 7 - 8:30 p.m., at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. A No Host Bar will be provided.

Fleet Street was formed in Juneau in 1998 and performs jazz, blues, both standard and contemporary as well as original compositions.

The combo was chosen by the Alaska State Council on the Arts for inclusion in the 04-05 Harper Performing Arts Touring Roster and has performed venues in Southeast and South-Central, along with numerous venues in Juneau.

To attend the event you must be 21 and over, or accompanied by a parent or guardian. Pay as you can at the door to support the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. For more information, visit or call 586-ARTS (-2787)

JAHC invites artists to submit work to be considered for solo exhibition

JUNEAU - Artists interested in being considered for a solo exhibit at the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Gallery during the 2008-2009 season may apply by April 30, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. Applications are available to download from:

For more information, contact the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council at 586-ARTS or


JUNEAU - Turkish singer/musician will perform on flute, kanun, oud and drum in concert Sunday, April 6, at 7p.m. at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. There will be a pre-concert talk at 6 pm, including music, poetry and projected images.

Admission is $15 General, $12 Senior/Student and $8 Youth.

Latif Bolat composed the soundtrack music for "Young Indiana Jones" and the PBS documentary "Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet.

As an important part of the presentation, Turkish devotional poetry from the 13th century mystics Rumi and Yunus Emre are also sprinkled throughout the program. Website:

"Speaking Out - Writing about difficult subject"

DOUGLAS- Story telling by Chris Crutcher, a well known author of Young Adult literature to be held at the Douglas Library on Wednesday, March 26 at 7p.m.

Crutcher has done more than prove his ability to tell a strong story - he's earned a reputation for writing fiction with a factual base. With 12 years as an educator and 20 as a licensed therapist and child protection advocate, Crutcher's take on the truth can be unyielding and controversial.

Crutcher has received the National Intellectual Freedom Award, and the American Library Association's Award for his writing for young adults or

Discussion with Swedish filmmaker Stefan Quinth

JUNEAU-Join Swedish born filmmaker Stefan quinth for a discussion on the film making process and a screening of selections from Mr. Quinth's films. At the Downtown library on Saturday, March 29, at 7p.m.

Quinth's work focuses on animals, nature and diverse cultures. He has worked and filmed in more than 40 countries since 1976, recently focusing on The Brown Bears of Kodiak, Alaska and The Snake People of Sri Lanka. Past films include: "Deadly Passion the Tragedy on Katmai" covering the tragic deaths of Timothy Treadwell and Amy Heugenard. For mroe information, visit