What's Happening

Posted: Thursday, January 09, 2003

Concerts

Concert with Rory Merritt Stitt, singer-songwriter, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at The Back Room at the Silverbow, $10.

Johnny Football Star, Down for the Count, What Remains play garage-rock for canned food, starts at 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 11, upstairs at the Elks Lodge, $3 or three cans of food.

Mid-Winter Vocal Festival concert, with festival chorus and chamber ensemble groups, 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 11, St. Paul's Church, $10. Tickets at bookstores and at the door.

Lorrie Heagy and Rick Trostel perform works for trumpet and piano, 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, Aldersgate Methodist Church, free.

Dance

Barn Dance with the Juneau Dance Band, Michael Sakarias and Friends and dance caller Valerie DeLaune, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, Centennial Hall, $7. Beginners are welcome and all dances are taught. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes. More information: 463-3214.

Juneau Dance Unlimited winter term classes, including ballet, hip-hop, Latin and belly dancing, run through May 31. Fees vary depending on age and length of the class. Call 463-leap (5327) or check www.juneaudance.com for details or to register.

Events

"A Ski Trip Across the Juneau Icefield," with Greg Bledsoe and Tim Arness. 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, U.S. Forest Service Winter Fireside Series, free.

"A Winter Scholarship Soiree" fund-raiser for University of Alaska Southeast scholarships and grand opening of new classroom building with music and dancing with Thunder Mountain Big Band, The Swingers, Auke Bay Jazz Trio, comedy show with Kevin Meyers, silent auction, no-host bar, Monte Carlo style entertainment, 7 p.m.-1 a.m, Saturday, Jan. 11. $35 advance, $35 door, in the Egan Library new addition at UAS. Must be 21 and over, semi-formal event.

Mother/Daughter (or similar relationships) Book Club organizational meeting, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, downtown library, call MJ at 586-5303.

Performance Workshop with Rory Merritt Stitt and Betsy Sims. 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at the Back Room at the Silverbow, $20 (sliding scale). Performers will work on stage presence and achieving optimum sound quality. Participants who want to get up on stage should come with instruments and a song they want to perform. Call 789-0449 for details or to register in advance.

Exhibits

"Bird Appétit," featuring Alaska and Northwest artists' interpretations of bird feeders, at Annie Kaill's. Participating artists include Teresa Ascone, Teri Jo Hedman, Ranie Keithan, Debi Knight Kennedy, John Svenson, Alice Tersteeg and John VanZyle. Show runs through Jan. 25. Annie Kail's is open from 10 a.m. -6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Alaska painter Sydney Laurence, 15 paintings on exhibit including seven recently donated at the Alaska State Museum. State museum winter hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3 admission.

"Alaska Positive 2002," at the Alaska State Museum, 37 photographs by Alaska photographers.

"Rescued and Resuscitated," assemblages and collages by Carol Hilgemann at the Alaska State Museum.

"... is this not an urgent matter?" found-object installation by Don Mohr at the Alaska State Museum.

Nightlife

The Snack Crackers, featuring Gary Gouker on harp, Dale McFarlin and Andy Engstrom on drums, Tully Devine on bass and Jason Caputo on guitar, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11 and 12, at The Alaskan Bar. Open mike Thursdays, at The Alaskan Bar, no cover.

DJ Music Friday and Saturday nights, karaoke on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, no cover, at Marlintini's Lounge.

Open mike 9 p.m. every Thursday at the Imperial Saloon.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday at the Rendezvous.

Troy Hull, solo singer and guitarist plays variety of styles, Wednesday-Sunday nights, 9 p.m. to closing, at the Sandbar, no cover.



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