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KRNN Spotlight Series, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 7-9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Don Drew Country Music Tribute Musicians Riley Woodford, Annie Bartholomew, Patricia Hull, Andrew and Erin Heist, and more will sing the tunes from long-time KTOO D.J. Don Drew’s real country playbook. Tickets at KRNN.org, at the station and at the door.
What's Happening the week of Nov. 1-7 110117 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly KRNN Spotlight Series, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 7-9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Don Drew Country Music Tribute Musicians Riley Woodford, Annie Bartholomew, Patricia Hull, Andrew and Erin Heist, and more will sing the tunes from long-time KTOO D.J. Don Drew’s real country playbook. Tickets at KRNN.org, at the station and at the door.
Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Story last updated at 10/31/2017 - 7:49 pm

What's Happening the week of Nov. 1-7

KRNN Spotlight Series, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 7-9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Don Drew Country Music Tribute Musicians Riley Woodford, Annie Bartholomew, Patricia Hull, Andrew and Erin Heist, and more will sing the tunes from long-time KTOO D.J. Don Drew’s real country playbook. Tickets at KRNN.org, at the station and at the door.

Dreaming Glacier Bay, till Nov. 18., Perseverance Theatre. For showtimes and tickets, go to ptalaska.org.

Evening at Egan: “Ten Points of Hope for Addressing Sustainability & Climate Change,” Friday, Nov. 3, 7-8 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Library. Conservation activist and author of “The Great Uncomformity: Reflections on Hope in an Imperiled World” Kate Troll will speak.

First Friday, evening, downtown Juneau. For listings, go to capitalcityweekly.com

Cancer Connection Health Forum 2017, Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Centennial Hall. This year’s theme is “Lifestyle Considerations for Cancer Prevention and Management” and will feature a keynote address by Dr. Mark Pettus. A free, healthy lunch is served at noon during the keynote presentation. Lunch will include foods that have been shown to play a role in reducing cancer risk. The event is open to the public. Suggested donation: $10.

Youth art activities, Saturday, Nov. 4, Alaska State Museum. From 10 a.m.-noon, Annette Bellamy will will lead a free workshop for students ages 6-10 in creating clay sketches and making collaborative clay sculptures. From 1:30-3:30 p.m., Daniel Papke will lead a free workshop for students ages 9-12 on how to make collages. Registration is recommended though not required. Call 465-2901 to register.

Film screening: “Walk With Me,” Saturday, Nov. 4, 4-6 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. The film is about Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch. It is the first film in the Juneau Shambhala Center’s “Awakening on Film: A Festival of Buddhist Films.” Costs $10-20 per film or $25-35 for entire festival.

Gold Street Music Concert, Saturday, Nov. 4, 7:30-10 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Featuring local musicians: Paper Moon, John Ingalls, John Lager, Amy Houck, Martha and James Stey, Teri Tibbett, and Taku Gaels: Greg, Lis, and Leif. $5 at the door.

Con Brio Chamber: Flutatius Causing Treble, Saturday, Nov. 4 7:30-9 p.m., @360 North KTOO. Concert of flute works by Juneau’s flute quartet: Lisa Ray, Sandy Fortier, Colleen Torrence and Stevi Spinka. Free admission though donations are welcome.

Live improv, Saturday, Nov. 4, 9:30-11 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. “I’m A What Now!” with Early Walker and special musical guest Lance Mitchell. $10 at the door. Presented by the Alaska State Improv Festival.

Play reading: “Blue Ticket - Fairies Out of Alaska,” Tuesday, Nov 7, 11 a.m., UAS, Egan room 225. Selected scenes from the historical play about the expulsion of gay men from Juneau will be read as part of the Power & Privilege Symposium. For more information about the symposium or on the play, go to capitalcityweekly.com.

Science on Screen: “The Black Stallion,” Tuesday, Nov. 7, 7-9 p.m., Gold Town Theater. Conservationist, sailor, educator and author of “Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean” Jonathan White will speak prior to the free screening of the movie.

AROUND SOUTHEAST

Haines - Alaska Bald Eagle Festival, Monday, Nov.6-Saturday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m., American Bald Eagle Foundation. Event celebrating the peak of the winter gathering of the eagles.

Sitka - Native poetry reading, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2-3 p.m., Sheldon Jackson Museum. A free Alaska Native poetry reading in honor of Native American Heritage Month.

Sitka - Whalefest kick-off, Thursday, Nov. 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Harrigan Centennial Hall. To learn more, go to page XX.

Ketchikan - Social Justice Reading Group, Mondays, noon-1 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. Each week participants will discuss a short reading. The first book in the series is the 2016 National Book Award winner “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America” by Ibram X. Kendi. Call Lisa at 228-2304 for more information.

EVERY WEEK

Sm’algyax Language Learner’s Group, 12 p.m. Saturdays, Edward K. Thomas Building conference room (9097 Glacier Highway). All who wish to speak Sm’algyax, the language of the Tsimshian people, are welcome.

Tlingit Language Learner’s Group, 6-7 p.m. Mondays, downtown Juneau public library, large conference room. Interested in learning the Tlingit language? This group, run by Tlingit language learners, is free and open to everyone in the community, regardless of language experience. Details at facebook.com/groups/234626046736815/.

Haida Language Learner’s Group, 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Edward K. Thomas Building (9097 Glacier Highway). Open to all interested in learning Haida.

Storytime, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the downtown public library, Thursday at the Douglas library and Friday at the Valley library. Sunday at 5:30 p.m. in the Valley is Cuentacuentos Infantil, storytime in Spanish.

International Folk Dance, every Sunday at 6 p.m., The Alaska Club (downtown). Recreational dance – first hour is instruction. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome.

MakerSpace, Mondays from 6-8 p.m., 1759 Anka Street. $5. Details: juneaumakerspace.org.

Weekly Old Time Music Jam, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Hotel Bar balcony. All abilities welcome. Fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass, mando, uke, harmonica, etc. Free.

Open mic w/ Teri Tibbett or Matt Barnes, 9 p.m. Thursdays, Alaskan Hotel & Bar, 167 South Franklin St. 21+, free. Details: thealaskanhotel.com.

AbbyOke Karaoke, Thursday, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill.

Organ concert, every Friday at noon T.J. Duffy or J. Allan MacKinnon will play a variety of music at the State Office Building.

Weekly Ukulele Jam, Sundays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., T.K. Maguires Lounge inside the Prospector Hotel. All ages and abilities welcome. Learn more at juneaujambusters.com.

Music on the Fly, Sunday, 7-8 p.m., Juneau International Airport.

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