Professional cellist Evan Drachman teaches a workshop for violin teacher Guo Hua Xia's Ursa Minor student ensemble at North Light United Church on Tuesday. Drachman has been playing and teaching as part of the Juneau Jazz & Classics music festival.
Three different poetry events are scheduled for this week and next, all involving Woosh Kinaadeiyí, organizers of the monthly poetry slam in Juneau. First up, the monthly poetry slam and open mic, to be held Friday, May 17, at 6:30 p.m.
Members of the cast of King Island Christmas, a musical based on a book by the late Jean Rogers, are in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for their trip to Scotland to participate in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Aug. 6-9.
THURSDAY, MAY 16
Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.
Perseverance Theatre: "the road weeps, the well runs dry," 7:30 p.m. Perseverance Theatre. Details: perseverancetheatre.org.
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