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In Alaska, the nation, and the world
I'd recommend taking advantage of (the winter weather). Seize the day and get outside. Last weekend the skiing, snowboard-ing and skating were prime, and it looks promising again this weekend.
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"See Spot Run," (PG) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:50 at Glacier Cinemas, with second shows at 8:50 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and matinees at 1:50 and 3:50 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. "The Mexican," (R) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:40 at Glacier Cinemas, with second shows at 9:10 p.m.
The prince of Denmark, the king of Siam and five Irish sisters are eager to entertain you this weekend. In addition to the royalty, a Native American poet, three artists, a half-dozen skilled weavers and a dozen accomplished musicians will also be sharing their considerable talents.
The standard to which children's movies are held has been elevated by intelligent, visually stunning fare like ``James and The Giant Peach,'' ``A Bug's Life'' and ``Toy Story.'' ``The King and I'' is a throwback - and not just because it's an animated remake of a 43-year-old film.
``Doug's First Movie'' (G) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:40 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows Friday and Saturday nights at 8:40, and matinees Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 1:40 and 3:40.
``The Ride'' (PG) shows twice, special free show for youth at 9:45 tonight at the 20th Century Twin, and all-ages show at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the JDHS auditorium. Donations accepted at second show, sponsored by Juneau Christian Youth Council.
World War II service shaped the lives and careers of authors Norman Mailer and Kurt Vonnegut, and in turn their works were profoundly influential in the Vietnam era.
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