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Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2005


"A Midsummer Night's Dream," written by William Shakespeare, presented by Perseverance Theatre, plays at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13; 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14; 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15; 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 preview at 11 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Hangar Ballroom. Opens 11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, and plays at 11 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15. Runs through Sunday, Feb. 13. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Alcohol will be served.


New England Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m. Sat. Jan. 15, at St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth & Gold streets, music by Impromptu (Mike Sakarias on hammer dulcimer and friends) with caller Valerie DeLaune. All dances are taught and called. No need for partners or previous experience. Teaching session from 7:30-8 p.m. for new dancers. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214.

Midwinter Shimmy Drum and Dance Workshop, African and Afro-Middle Eastern Dance and African Drumming, Friday, Jan. 21 through Sunday, Jan. 23, Dance workshop, $80; percussuion workshop, $40; both for $100. Call Call 586-3557 for more information or to register.


"Winter Holiday Leftovers," a JDHS Music Department presentation, choir and orchestra concert, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in the JDHS auditorium. Free. Donations accepted.

Leif Saya & Jamison Morey, Irish, Old Time and Klezmer music, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at The Friendly Planet. $5.

Kimball Theatre organ concert, noon on Friday, Jan. 14, at the State Office Building.


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;" "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 St., 586-ARTS.

John Hyde, new photography, Mendenhall Branch 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.


Kevin Locke, Lakota hoop dancer, flute player and storyteller, 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, at Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books and at the door.

"Mendenhall Glacier - Admiralty Island," A Personal Reflection of People, Politics and the gift of Recreation, presented by K.J. Metcalfe, 42 years of stories abouut Juneau and Angoon, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free

Stefan Sagmeister lecture, graphic designer from New York City, presented by the Alaska Design Forum, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at the Silverbow. $10 general, $7 design forum and museum members, $5 for students and artists.

"Bad Beginnings Blast," ghastly games, atrocious activities and nasty nibbles inspired by "Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events," 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Juneau Public Library, downtown. Free. Call Amelia at 586-5303.

Night Life

Hiphop with DJ Astronomar, Mondays; Open mike Thursdays; at the Alaskan.

Open mike Wednesdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Splinter Pickers, every Thursday; 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, with vocalist Julie Cozzi on Jan. 14 and 28, 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.

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