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Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2006


"The Crucible," presented by Perseverance Theatre, runs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Jan. 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27 and 28, and Feb. 1, 2, 3 and 4, and Sundays, Jan. 29 and Feb. 5; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4 and 5; pay-as-you-can on Jan. 19; tickets, $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and matinees; $25 adults, $20 seniors and $15 students, Fridays and Saturdays; available at Hearthside Books, http://www.perseverancetheatre.org and (907) 463-TIXS.

"TAPE," presented on Perseverance Theatre's second stage, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, Jan. 19-21 and Jan. 26-28. Pay-as-you-can.

"Seussical," 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20-21, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Advance tickets, $12 for adults, $8 for students and seniors and available at Hearthside Books. Door, $14 for adults, $10 for students and seniors.


Series of swing and Charleston dancing lessons, taught by John Leo and Alysia McLain, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., Wednesdays, Jan. 11 through March 22, at The Rock Dump. No experience and no partners necessary. Classes are $10 each on a drop-in basis or $90 for all 11 courses. Details: 957-2776.

Tuesday salsa classes with Heather Haugland and Antonio Diaz, beginning courses 6-7:30 p.m., intermediate 7:30-9 p.m. $10 adults, $8 students. Call 586-5825 for more information.

New England Barn Dance, with music by Leif and Lis Saya and dance caller Tom Paul, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Centennial Hall. Instruction at 7:30. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. $8 public, $7 members of the Alaska Folk Festival and Juneau International Folk Dancers, $5 seniors and students. Call 321-3109.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, with The Reubens and dance caller Kari Lundgren, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium, the Old Capital School gym. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 321-3109.


Kimball Theatre Organ Concert, with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon Friday, Jan. 20, at the State Office Building.

"Volitar: Alien World" CD release and listening party, 7 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Backroom at the Silverbow Inn. Free, all ages.

Don Drew and the Wild Pioneers, Michael Truax, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Holy Trinity Church, Fourth and Gold streets. $5.


Halibut hook-making class, with Tlingit artist Donald Gregory, 12-4 p.m. Jan. 14, 15, 21 and 28, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Pre-register at 586-3572.

Second Annual Midwinter Shimmy Workshop, with Jim and Lynea Gillen, Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 19-22, at Juneau Dance Unlimited. Costs vary. Call 586-3557 for information.


"The Best of Alaska Positive: 35 Years of Award-Winning Photographs"; Sydney Laurence paintings from the permanent collection; "Joseph Crumrine: Dog Portraits"; "Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Alaska Art Donated by the Rasmuson Foundation"; at Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. $5 for adults, youth under 18 free. Details: 465-2901.

"Pleasures and Perils: Juneau's Steamships and Shipwrecks"; ongoing Montana Creek Fish Trap replica construction; "Hands on History Room" and "Juneau Collector's Series Volume 3: Jeff Brown's Alaska Board Games"; noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Free in December. Call 586-3572.

"Travel Art Show," through January at KTOO, 360 Egan Drive.

"Time," a themed exhibit, through January at the Ruby Room, 171 Shattuck Way, downstairs Emporium Mall.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring new work by Stephanie Hall in January, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

New paintings by Rob Roys, through January at Two Crow Studio and Gallery, 245 Marine Way, above Paradise Bakery.

Recent work from John Stohl, Mike Janes, Monica O'Keefe, Rob Korpela, Rebecca Canaday, Frances Brooks Davis and Devita Writer, through January at Little City Gallery, 171 Shattuck Way, Emporium Mall.

"Tongass Green," by Micheal Francis and Barbara Kelly, through January at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 206 N. Franklin St.

KTOO hosts slide shows at noon on Wednesdays in January: Cam Byrnes, England pictures, Jan. 18; Paul Voelckers, Turkey pictures, Jan. 25; at 360 Egan Drive.

night life

Bluegrass 101 with Carl Hoffman and Joe Page, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, and 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Island Pub. No cover. Call 364-1595 for information.

Open mike, Thursdays; Monday night Raw with DJ Astronomar, every Monday; Cut a Rug! swing night with DJ Hepcat, 9:30-close every Wednesday; Milo Matthews, funk bass on bass, 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20; Bluegrass 101 with Carl Hoffman and Joe Page, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21; at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details: 586-1000.

Brave Monkey with Jason Caputo, jazz-funk, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 19-21; John Unzicker on classical guitar, Friday-Saturday, 7-9 p.m., in the Velvet Room; acoustic duo Nate and Ron, Wednesday and Saturday, 8:30 p.m.; Teri Tibbett, singer-songwriter, 8 p.m. Sunday, at Doc Water's Pub & Restaurant. Details: 586-3627.

Salsa Nights, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. every Thursday; Sunday morning football, 9 a.m.; at the Imperial Billiard & Bar.

Tom Locher with vocalist Julie Cozzi, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, at the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-6900.

Kenny Knapp, country swing-rock, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fridays and Saturday, at the Sandbar.

Local music on "Wet Wednesdays" at Squires Rest in Auke Bay. Details: 789-7829.

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

NTN Trivia, nightly; trivia contest, Sundays, at the Triangle Club.

Sunday morning football, 9 a.m., at GW Teal.

NBA Season Pass, daily; Free Pool and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sundays; Karaoke at 9 p.m. Sundays, Mondays; Texas Hold 'em Cash Game, Jan. 10 through Feb. 15; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Fridays-Saturdays; at Marlintini's Lounge.

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