The Symphony and Multimedia (Lecture Hall)
Juneau Symphony Music Director Kyle Pickett and JSO Resident Artist Roald Simonson
Pickett and Simonson will talk about the process and pitfalls of putting together orchestral performances accompanying film. They will also show clips of past collaborations, including the JSO and North State Symphony Our Town Project, and the Juneau Symphony's upcoming Tenderland film project.
The Hereafter is Here (REC)
Singer-Songwriter John Elliott
San Francisco musician John Elliott’s catchy tunes, clear voice and chill-inducing melodies have been likened to artists from Paul Simon to Ben Gibbard. “He has a lullaby of a voice that's likeable and believable. There's a stylistic melancholy tone and charisma...” --Chuck Schiele , The San Diego Troubadour. Sponsored by UAS Student Government.
Treasures from the State Film Library (Lecture Hall)
The fourth annual festival of vintage and historical films and videos from the Alaska State Library Historical Collections.
Woosh Kinaadeiyí Poetry Slam: Sweet and Sour (Lecture Hall)
Kate Laster, UAS student and Jacqueline Boucher, UAS alumni
In the fourth slam of Woosh Kinaadeiyí's third season, Juneau's spoken word artists come together to do battle in the friendliest competition in town. Performers of all types are encouraged to take part in the non-competitive open mic portion of the evening, while original poetry is welcome in the slam. Sign-ups begin at 6:30 p.m., and the show begins at 7:00 p.m.
To Russia with Love: An Alaskan's Journey (Lecture Hall)
Vic Fisher, Author
“Here is an epic memoir that reads like a best-selling thriller. This fast-paced page turner has it all: Russian intrigue, spies, narrow escapes, adventure, political hi-jinx, mavericks, monsters, the birth of Alaskan statehood, and an ongoing love affair that spans the roller-coaster history of the Last Frontier.” --R.J. Rubadeau, author of The Fat Man. Victor Fischer held several government positions and was on the faculty at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks and Anchorage, where he was director of the Institute for Social and Economic Research.
“The Finger” (El Dedo), Film, Argentina (REC)
Sponsored by Global Lens Series, Goldtown Theater
Hidalgo, a slick and ingratiating scion, is eager for the new post of mayor of a remote village. Smelling a rat, Baldomero (a beloved natural leader with a habitually tapping digit) opposes him with his own candidacy—and soon turns up dead. The Global Film Initiative promotes cross-cultural understanding through the medium of cinema and supports the work of new and emerging film directors from around the world.
College Track 3, Premiere and Panel Discussion (Lecture Hall)
The Alaska College track series shows the challenges faced by rural Alaska Native students on their path toward graduation as they balance cultural obligations with work and school. Half hour television documentary premiere followed by panel discussion with staff, faculty and students.
Irene Muller and Band (Recreation Center)
A night of original music with local artist Irene Muller. Accompanying the release of their first full-length album 'Victory', Irene and band members Sammy Burrous (guitar), Dale McFarlin (drums), and Simon Taylor (bass) bring you the next generation of folk music with a little blues on the side. Bring your family and friends and your dancing shoes!
Tidal Echoes Launch (Lecture Hall)
UAS and Local Authors and Artists
Tidal Echoes is a literary and art journal that showcases the art and writing of Southeast Alaska, published by UAS. The 2013 featured author is former poet laureate of Alaska and a retired President’s Professor Richard Dauenhauer. The featured artist is UAS ceramics faculty Jeremy Kane. "Tidal Echoes is proof that many of Alaska’s finest writers and artists are living in and inspired by Southeast Alaska in all its natural and human glory, and that UAS is the heart of a modern Alaskan creative renaissance.” -- Heather Lende
Alaskapella A Capella (Lecture Hall)
UAS Student Choir Club
UAS' 25 member all-student group will rock you with A Capella original covers of contemporary music at the final event of the Sound and Motion spring arts series!
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