“Dreaming Glacier Bay,” till Nov. 18, Perseverance Theatre. For showtimes and tickets, go to
What's Happening the week of Nov. 15-21 111517 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly “Dreaming Glacier Bay,” till Nov. 18, Perseverance Theatre. For showtimes and tickets, go to
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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What's Happening the week of Nov. 15-21

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

Film: “Chasing Coral,” Wednesday, Nov. 15, 7-9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. Tickets at the door.

“Fiddler on the Roof,” Friday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 19, 2 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Presented by Latitude 58. Tickets are $20 general admission, $10 for students and seniors, and can be purchased through the Juneau Arts and Culture Center and Hearthside Books.

“Demonstrating the Usefulness of Local Knowledge to Inform Commercial Fisheries Management in Poland and Alaska,” Friday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m., Lena Point Fisheries Facility, room 101. Fisheries Ph.D. candidate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elizabeth Figus will defend her dissertation. Public invited to attend.

Evening at Egan: “Growing up multilingual,” Friday, Nov. 17, 7-8 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast. Dr. Andrea Dewees, UAS Assistant Professor of Spanish, and Erika Crus, UA student will talk about the benefits and challenges of growing up with multiple languages. Free.

“Sharing the Trails,” Friday, Nov. 17, 6-8 p.m., Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School. Learn how trail users, dog walkers and local trappers can co-exist. Practical information for dog owners using area trails during winter trapping season. Free.

Woosh Kinaadeiyí’ poetry slam, Friday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building. This month slam in partnership with UAS student group Wooch.een. To sign up to read, come at 6:30 p.m. Event is pay-as-you-can.

Con Brio Chamber Series: “Love in the Last of the Light,” Friday, Nov. 17, 7:30-8:45 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Chamber music concert featuring pianist Jon Hays, tenor Mark Calvert, clarinetist William Todd Hunt, flutist Sally Schlichting and work by Schumann, Debussy and Rachmaninoff. Free admission - donations welcome to cover costs and the care of the piano.

Annual Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Salvation Army.

Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot, Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Juneau Gun Club and ADF&G Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Rd. Rifles and pistols provided; no personal ones allowed. Loaner shotguns available, or bring your own. Ammo provided to all. Events: shotgun, rifle, pistol, archery, and games of skill and chance. No live turkeys will be shot. For more information, call 789-9844.

Hearthside’s 10th Annual Holiday event, Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Hearthside Books, both locations. Holiday catalog 20 percent off. Local author signings 1-3 p.m. at the Nugget Mall. There will be food and giveaways.

Film: “Dropka,” Saturday, 4 p.m., Nov. 18, Gold Town Nickelodeon. ”Dropka” is a documentary about nomadic herders on the eastern Tibetan Plateau, by Yan Chun Su. It is the second film in the Juneau Shambhala Center’s “Awakening on Film: A Festival of Buddhist Films.”

Maggie Rogers, Saturday, Nov. 18, 7-8 p.m., UAS Recreation Center. An Alaska Airlines Student Concert. Free. Rogers’ is known for her viral song “Alaska” which she played for Pharrell.

Warren Miller movie night:Line of Descent,” Saturday, Nov. 18, 7-9:30 p.m., Hangar on the Wharf ballroom. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or online at and receive a free mid-week lift ticket during the Eaglecrest ski season.

Artists of All Nations, Sunday, Nov. 19, 1-5 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Bring your art projects to a roundtable of artists of many nations. Work on your projects, start a new project, meet other artists, get inspired, and share inspiration.

Wreath-making, Sunday, Nov. 19, 1-2 p.m., Kindred Post. Kindred Post along with Martha’s Flowers will host a wreath-making workshop, teaching participants how to make wreaths with cedar, eucalyptus, and other accents. All materials provided. Costs $60. Register by calling 523-5053 or email

Around Southeast

Sitka - Wild Language Festival, Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 16-19, Island Institute.

Sitka - Author talk: Jeff Budd, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Sitka Public Library. Jeff Budd discusses his book, “Canyon Dance: My Visit to the Deepest Canyon On Each of the Seven Continents,”

Sitka - Alaska Quarterly Review 35th anniversary celebration, Saturday, Nov. 18, 4-5:30 p.m., Sika Public Library.

Sitka - Writing workshop with Kristian Cordero, Saturday, Nov. 18, 12-3 p.m., Island Institute.

Sitka - Writing workshop with Ernestine Hayes, Sunday, Nov. 19, 12-3 p.m., Island Institute.

Sitka - Tlingit dance for women, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Shee’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi. An introduction to Tlingit dance for women.

Ketchikan - Nutcracker, Sunday, Nov. 19, 1:30 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. Condensed performance of the Nutcracker ballett followed by treats with the characters. For all ages.

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

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:

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:

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

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

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