Alaska State Library will host a free screening of this silent 1914-1915 film from the Library’s Historical Collections, which features a whaling crew in Alaska. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum)

Alaska State Library will host a free screening of this silent 1914-1915 film from the Library’s Historical Collections, which features a whaling crew in Alaska. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum)

An old silent film and a lot of new art part of First Friday

A schedule of October’s First Friday fun.

JAHC: Mary Ida Henrikson “Beyond the Pale,” Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St., 4:30-7 p.m. The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council will present a new show of oil paintings, by Ward Cove artist Mary Ida Henrikson. Her show is a collection of new oil paintings.

Exhibit up through the month.

The Davis Gallery: Crystal Cudworth, Three Women, Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive, 4:30-7 p.m.

The Davis Gallery at Centennial Hall presents “Three Women,” a solo exhibition by Crystal Cudworth. On display will be a large-scale painting representing the artist’s great grandmother along with two other elderly women. The occasion is the recording of a folk song. This work is a departure from the artist’s repertoire of landscape work. Rather, it embraces the opportunity to learn about her family heritage through the stories and songs recorded. The artist expresses the dignified and graceful elderly women through her love for color and figuration.

Exhibit up through the month.

Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum: Big Read Kickoff Event and Film Screening: “Bowhead Hunting in the Arctic, or, the Cruise of the Whaler Herman,” 395 Whittier Street, 4:30-7 p.m.

It’s the last First Friday to check out “Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline” by Alaska artist Ray Troll and paleontologist Dr. Kirk Johnson, on display through Oct. 19. This event also helps the Juneau Public Libraries kick off their Big Read of In the Heart of the Sea with a 49 Writers conversation on storytelling, survival and character with authors Ishmael Angaluuk Hope and Don Rearden, moderated by Corinna Cook.

As part of the Juneau Public Libraries’ Big Read kickoff, the Alaska State Library will host a free screening of this silent 1914-1915 film from the Library’s Historical Collections, which features a whaling crew in Alaska.

First Friday only.

Coppa: Patti Hutchens Jouppi, 917 Glacier Ave #102, 4-6 p.m. Coppa will continue its September show through October with Alaskan artist Patti Hutchens Jouppi. The show “Our Home” is a collection of oil paintings of scenes around Juneau.

Exhibit up through the month.

Sealaska Heritage: Featured artists Renee Culp, Charlene Hughes and Marcus Gho; a first viewing of a newly acquired Nathan Jackson wolf mask; free exhibit admission,Walter Soboloff Building, 105 S. Seward St., 4:30-8 p.m. Sealaska Heritage will host featured artists Renee Culp, Charlene Hughesand Marcus Gho in the lobby of the Walter Soboleff Building. Also in the lobby there will be a temporary display of a newly acquired wolf mask made by Tlingit master artist Nathan Jackson, as well as free exhibit admission to SHI’s two exhibits: “Our Grandparents’ Names on the Land” and “Yéil Yádi – Raven Child: A Nathan Jackson Retrospective,” which closes Oct. 15.

Fist Friday only.

Annie Kaill’s: Jenna O’Fontanella, jewelry artist, 124 Seward St., 4:30-7 p.m. Annie Kaill’s October 2019 featured artist will be Jenna O’Fontanella. Her show is titled “Moving Forward” and features a brand new collection of her hand-crafted jewelry.

During the show, there will be music played by Franz Felkl, Juneau Symphony Concertmaster and Lisa Ibias, violinist for the Juneau Symphony, from 5:15-6 p.m.

Exhibit up through the month.

Jewelry artist Jenna O’Fontanella will be the featured artist at Annie Kaill’s for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Annie Kaill’s)

Jewelry artist Jenna O’Fontanella will be the featured artist at Annie Kaill’s for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Annie Kaill’s)

Rainy Retreat Books: DZ Middle School Musicians, 113 Seward St., 5-6 p.m. This is a fundraiser to help get a tuba for the band, bows for the orchestra and travel expenses for the jazz band. Vinyl records will be on sale all day ,and there will be a performance at 5 p.m.

First Friday only.

Rainforest Yoga: Dr. Kayla Luhrs on Ayurveda, 171 Shattuck Way, Suite 202B, 5:15-6:15 p.m. There will be a lecture titled “Introduction to Ayurveda: Health Tips for Fall”. Dr. Kayla Luhrs will give a talk about what Ayurveda is and how you can incorporate some of the practices into your life during the fall season.

First Friday only.

Barnaby Brewing: Hollis Kitchin, 165 Shattuck Way, 4:30-8 p.m. Barnaby Brewing will host Hollis Kitchin for October’s First Friday event. Kitchin creates watercolor paintings and illustrations inspired by misty mornings, mountain hikes and Alaska wildlife.

Exhibit up through the month.

Willow + Luna: Willow + Luna, Modern Handcrafted Bags, Tristan Berkey Designs, Juanita’s Handmade,171 Shattuck Way, Suite 107, 4-7 p.m. Willow + Luna will be hosting guest artists Tristan Berkey Designs and Juanita’s Handmade. Willow + Luna will have bags for purchase and to discuss creating custom bags. There will be refreshments available.

Exhibit up through the month.

Bustin’ Out Boutique: Mastectomy Fitting Event, 234 Front Street, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bustin’ Out Boutique is hosting its second Mastectomy Fitting Event. They will have several different options of pre- and post-surgery bras, prosthetics and medical garments available for trying on. Hollis and Lindsey are working on becoming Certified Mastectomy Fitters to further help women who are going through breast cancer treatment.

Doctors will be available on Saturday to help with self breast exams, teach proper techniques for self breast exams and talk about breast cancer and signs and symptoms.

Appointments are recommended for mastectomy fittings but walk-ins are always welcome.

First Friday only.

Sketch Studio: MK MacNaughton – New large landscape oil paintings, 122 Front Street, 4:30-7:30 p.m. MK MacNaughton welcomes people to her studio Sketch to check out new landscape oil paintings featuring Southeast Alaska in summer and fall.

MK McNaughton will display new landscape oil paintings among other works for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Sketch Studio)

MK McNaughton will display new landscape oil paintings among other works for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Sketch Studio)

First Friday only.

Alaska Robotics: Lucas Elliott, illustrator and a comic artist from Anchorage, 220 Front Street, 5-8 p.m. Illustrator Lucas Elliott welcomes attendees to draw some fun characters and create some spooky stories. The event will focus on drawing fun characters and creating short six panel stories.

First Friday only.

Devil’s Club Brewing Co: Meet Me in Alaska, 100 N. Franklin St., 5-8 p.m. This is a #flashbackFriday to the ’70s (with a little ’80s thrown in there too). Fan art has become a passion for Kelsey, the owner of Meet Me In Alaska. The ’70s were full of fun entertainment and this art show highlights a few of the best.

First Friday only.

Harbor Tea & Spice: Autumn Delight! Celebrating and embracing Autumn, 175 S. Franklin St. Suite 105, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Embracing the change Autumn brings and celebrating with warming teas and pumpkin goodies. Drawing for an essential oil diffuser and Purication essential oil. All flavored oils and vinegars will be 15 percent off. Other selected items on sale.

First Friday only.

Kindred Post: Poetry in Motion – An Interactive Installation with Sarah Campen, 145 S. Franklin St, 4:30-7 p.m. Join multi-media artist Sarah Campen to mix together words, gestures, and fun film filters into an all new collaborative video.

First Friday only.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Store Wide Sale – Locals Appreciation Sale!, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St. 4:30-8 p.m. The Juneau Artists Gallery is celebrating a “Locals Appreciation Days Sale” Oct. 1-5. Everything is 15 percent off, and some items up to 60 percent off. First Friday treats will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

First Friday only.

Perseverance Theater: “Devilfish,” 914 3rd St, Douglas. Perseverance Theatre will feature Juneau Artist Crystal Worl (Tlingit/Athabascan) in the Phoenix Stage, which has been transformed in a gallery space for the world-premiere of “Devilfish” by nationally renowned playwright Vera Starbard (Tlingit/Dena’ina). Other artists will also have their creations on display on the Phoenix and in the Perseverance Lobby, including: Jennifer Quinto’s beaded Vans, Abel Ryan and Miranda Cook. Photos of art created or loaned that are used in the play by Don Starbard, Linda Starbard, Lyle and Kolene James, Hoonah Indian Association and Erika Tripp are all displayed in the lobby.

Mount Juneau Trading Post will have an arts and goods table, with CDs by Ed Littlefield, prints of Crystal’s design and Don Starbard’s design that benefit the theatre, and Devilfish T-shirts.

First Friday only.

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