"A Midsummer Night's Dream," written by William Shakespeare, presented by Perseverance Theatre, plays at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12; 7 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 6 and 13; 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14; 8 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 8 and 15; 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9; and closes at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16. Pay-as-you-can on Dec. 30. Call 463-TIXS or visit www.perseverancetheatre.org.
"Hedwig and the Angry Inch," written by John Cameron Mitchell, with lyrics and music by Stephen Trask, presented by Perseverance Theatre, free previews at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, and 11 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Hangar Ballroom. Tuesday's show is alcohol-free, all-ages, minors must be accompanied to Thursday's performance. Opens Friday, Jan. 14, and runs through Sunday, Feb. 13.
Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym). Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Juneau's Jerry Fiscus and Friends and dance band and dance caller Valerie DeLaune. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214.
Alice J. Branton playing the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon on Thursday, Jan. 6, at the State Office Building.
Trostel/Smith concert preview, noon Friday, Jan. 7, at the State Office Building.
Trumpeter Rick Trostel and pianist Doug Smith, evening of American composers, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. $10 at Hearthside Books or at the door. Students free with paying ticket holder.
"Back to Broadway," Mid-Winter Vocal Festival finale, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door.
Leif Saya & Jamison Morey, Irish, Old Time and Klezmer music, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at The Friendly Planet. $5.
Amazing Elvis Birthday Dance w/ DJ Robert Cohen, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at the Backroom at the Silverbow. A benefit for the City Museum. $10 at Hearthside Books or at the door. For more information, call 586-3572.
"Repeat Photography: Studying Secessional Changes by Retaking Historical Photographs," part of the Mendenhall Glacier Fireside Series, with Kathy Hocker, Richard Carstensen and Terry Schwarz, 6:30, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free.
Selections from the 30th All Alaska Juried Exhibition, runs through Jan. 8; solo shows by Anchorage photographer Matt Johnson and Anchorage quilter Susan Schapira, runs through Feb. 19; "Baby It's Cold Outside," the museum's collection of winter-related objects; Sydney Laurence paintings, selections from the museum's fine art collection, May-December 2004, Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. $5 for adults, youth under 18 free. For more information, call 465-2901.
"Collector's Series: Joel Orelove's Elvis Lives in Juneau and Mickey Mouse collections," opens 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7; portfolios from the eight lead designers in the Capitol Design Competition, runs through Jan. 8; "Tlingit Regalia" and "Panoramic Photographs," noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Call 586-3572.
New work by Lori Stenberg and Melissa Goese-Goble, runs through January at the Juneau Arts and Humanties Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin Street, 586-ARTS.
John Hyde, new photography, Mendenhall Brance of True North Federal Credit Union, 2777 Postal Way. Call 523-9231.
Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring artist Robyn Marriott. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m.-9 p.m., daily.
Jessica Rehfield, new work, runs through December at the Friendly Planet Loft, 200 Seward Street, 586-2471.
Mandolins by Michael Dulac, work by Frances Davis, and Devita Writer, shows through January, at Little City Gallery, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-4048.
Hiphop with DJ Astronomar, Mondays; Open mike Thursdays; at the Alaskan.
Open mike Wednesdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Splinter Pickers, every Thursday; Salsa Borealis, 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, at the Imperial.
NBA Season Pass, every day; NFL Sunday Ticket, 9 a.m. Sundays; Monday Night Football, 5 p.m. Mondays; Karaoke with Malia, Mondays, 9 p.m.-closing; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Thursdays-Saturdays; Karaoke with Kendra & K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays; Free Pool Sundays and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sundays, at Marlintini's.
NBA Season Pass, daily; NFL Sunday Ticket, 9 a.m. Sundays; Monday Night Football, 5 p.m. Mondays; classical guitar with John Unzicker in the Velvet Room, 6-9 p.m., every Tuesday-Sunday, at Doc Water's.
Tom Locher, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, at the Goldbelt Hotel, Chinook's. Details: 586-6900.
Troy Hull; 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays, at the Sandbar.
Local music on "Wet Wednesdays;" The Rock n' Roll Machine's Jam Night, 9:30 p.m., at Squires Rest in Auke Bay. Details: 789-7829.
Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Wednesdays, at the Rendezvous.