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Posted: Thursday, January 15, 2004


"Dinner With Friends," an independent production of Donald Margulies' 2000 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Jan. 31 at McPhetres Hall. Tickets $14 at Hearthside Books, $16 at the door and $10 for students and seniors.

"Macbeth," Perseverance Theatre presents Shakespeare's words with Tlingit traditions and a cast of 14 Alaska Native actors, at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16 and 23, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 and 24, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, and a pay-as-you-can performance at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21. All shows at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books, at the door, online at www.perseverancetheatre.org, or by calling the theatre's box office at 364-2421, ext. 35.


"Collecting Alaska: Recent Acquisitions," runs through April 17 at the Alaska State Museum.

"The Glory of Glaciers," at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, 586-3572.

Barbara Craver, pastels, Lisa Rickey, sculptures, runs through Jan. 30, at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., 586-ARTS.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring Alaska Marine Highway engineer Gary Smith in January, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows daily.

Jim Fowler, new landscapes, Valentine's Coffee House, 111 Seward St., 463-5144.

"Commercial Fishing," new paintings by Charity Green, shows through January at Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main. Winter admission is free; museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Call 586-3572.

Leah Sturgis, new works, shows through January at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way No. 11, 586-3110.

Abe Wylie, new works, shows through January at the Empire Gallery. Call 723-1557 for appointments.


"Conducting Oral History Interviews & Researching & Writing Family History," 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main.

Hope For Peace: Israeli & Palestinian Peacemakers working together, with Photojournalist Skip Schiel, 7 p.m., Jan. 15, at Northern Light United Church. An evening of Schiel's photos, observations and dialogue based on his recent travels in the Middle East. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice and The Juneau Friends Meeting.

Altered Book Making Class, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Saturdays, Jan. 17, 24, and 31, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Using collage and mixed-media, learn how to take existing books and turn them into individual expressions of creativity with instructor Gretchen Barnes. Age restrictions apply, pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Details: 586-3572.

Snow Sculpting Contest, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 17 and 18, at Eaglecrest Ski Area near the base of Hooter. Judging at 3:30 p.m. Winners announced at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18. Last day to register is today, Jan. 15.

Fireside Chats: "Dog Sledding in the Arctic," at 6:30 and 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 16, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Call 789-0097.

7th Annual Gastineau Channel Little League Spaghetti Feed, Dessert, Auction, Early Registration and Baseball Forum, 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18, at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Early registration at 3:30 p.m. Spaghetti Feed at 4 p.m. Dessert Auction at 4:30 p.m. Baseball Forum at 6 p.m. Donation of $5 or $15 per family required. All are asked to bring a labeled dessert or other auction items. Call 789-5992.

Gastineau Human Services Corp. Art Exhibition and Sale, 5:30-7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23, Friendly Planet Trading Co., on the corner of Second and Seward. Works such as paintings, Native paddles, traditional wood boxes, and other items will be available for purchase. The artists will be present. Refreshments will be served. Details: Contact the GHS education coordinator at 780-3013.


Salsa classes with Antonio Diaz and Heather Haugland, intermediate classes on Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m., beginning classes Thursdays 7-8:30 p.m. Juneau Dance Unlimited, corner of Fourth and Seward streets. Call 586-5825.

Night life

NBA Season Pass, all NBA games on satellite, daily; Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays; NFL Playoffs, Sundays; The Bastards, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Thursday, Jan. 15; Roughhouse Boxing, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, followed by DJ Dan-O-Mite, Heavy E; DJ dance music with DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Saturday, Jan. 17; Chrome Forest, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Wednesday, Jan. 21 and Thursday, Jan. 22, at Marlintini's.

Troy Hull, 8 p.m., Wednesday-Friday; 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 10 and 11, at the Sandbar.

Bull riding, 9 p.m., Thursdays and Saturdays; Chrome Forest, 9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 16; Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Monday, Jan. 19, at Henry's Food and Spirits in the Mendenhall Mall.

Local Music on "Wet Wednesdays"; The Rockn Roll Machine's Jam Night, 9:30 p.m., Saturdays, at Squires Rest in Auke Bay.

Open mike Thursdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-close, at the Alaskan.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Wednesdays and Thursdays, at the Rendezvous.

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