Posted: Thursday, January 06, 2005

Wearable Art applications due Feb. 4

JUNEAU - Applications are now available for the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council's 5th Annual Wearable Art Extravaganza, on Saturday, Feb. 19, at Centennial Hall.

Submissions for the show, titled "Carnival of the North," can be picked up at JAHC, 206 N. Franklin St., or can be downloaded at All submissions are due by Feb. 4.

For more information, call 586-2787.

JUMP festival now accepting film shorts

JUNEAU -The Juneau Underground Motion Picture society is now accepting submissions for its Winter 2005 Festival of Short Works.

The deadline is Monday, Jan. 17. All pieces must be less than 12 minutes (the shorter, the better) and created by folks living in or from the Juneau area.

JUMP screenings will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, and 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Back Room at the Silverbow Inn.

Call 586-3440 for more information.

Trostel, Smith plan evening of Americans

JUNEAU - Trumpeter Rick Trostel and pianist Doug Smith will present a concert of American composers at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

The program includes Herbert Clarke, Eric Ewazen, George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein.

Tickets are $10 at Hearthside Books or at the door. Students are allowed in free with a paying ticket holder.

There will be a free preview at noon Jan. 7, at the State Office Building, and several school shows - Thursday morning at Floyd Dryden Middle School, and Friday morning at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School.

Jazz & Classics to hold string workshop

JUNEAU - Registration will be accepted until Jan. 28 for Juneau Jazz & Classics' Annual String Workshop, Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 5-6, at the University of Alaska Southeast's Hendrickson Building.

The workshop will include private lessons, master classes and ensemble coaching by Dr. Kathleen Butler Hopkins, professor of Violin, Viola and Chamber Music at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Price range from $10-$65.

The event concludes with a free recital by the participants at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6.

Butler Hopkins has performed in major forums across the United States and Europe. She received the UAF College of Liberal Arts Excellence in Teaching Award for 1999, was named 1999 String Teacher of the Year by the Alaska String Teachers Association and is the 2003 recipient of the Usibelli Dist-inguished Service Award.

For more information, call 463-3378 or visit

JAHC accepting entries for Eros & Art show

JUNEAU -The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council is now accepting submissions for the 3rd Annual Eros & Art Juried Erotic Art Exhibit, to open Friday, Feb. 4, at the JAHC gallery.

Slides or original entries are due by Monday, Jan. 17. Exhibitors will be announced on Wednesday, Jan. 19. Accepted entries must arrive at the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, 206 N. Franklin St., Juneau, AK 99801, no later than Monday, Jan. 31. All entries must be equipped for hanging unless a display pedestal is required, and must include $10 for publicity.

Entries must include artist name, title and medium, along with phone number, mailing address and e-mail address. For slides to be returned, include a self-addresses, stamped envelope. Originals need to be picked up at the Arts Council or have proper postage for return.

For more information, call the JAHC at 586-2787 or Heidi Reifenstein at 789-9759.

KTOO seeks art for Dog & Cat Show

JUNEAU - KTOO wants art entries for its first-ever Dog & Cat Show, to be held Friday, March 4, at the station office.

"We know many who have been inspired by their pets, and we'd like to showcase their art featuring those inspirations," said Jeff Brown, organizer of the show.

Entries will be accepted during normal business hours between Feb. 28 and March 2, unless other arrangements have been made.

The exhibition is open to all kinds of artists, but is limited to work ready to hang, with a maximum size of 20-by-30-inches or free-standing, if a pedestal is provided.

"We are open to most things, including art by dogs and cats themselves," said Brown. "As long as it's presented well."

The jury will include a panel of artists and pet lovers. Local businesses will donate prizes. Many of the works will hang at KTOO during March, and any proceeds from the sale of the works will benefit the station.

As part of the exhibit, KTOO-FM will feature songs about dogs and cats and host a radio call-in program, inviting listeners to call in with their pet stories.

For more information, please call Jeff Brown at 463-6425.

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