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Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2006

theater

"What I Heard About Iraq (A Cry for 5 Voices)," 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 27-28 and Feb. 3-4, and 3 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 29 and Feb. 5, at McPhetres Hall. Tickets, $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, at Hearthside and Rainy Day Books.

"The Crucible," presented by Perseverance Theatre, runs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Jan. 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 by Perseverance Theatre's second stage, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 26-28. Pay-as-you-can.

Dance

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.

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.

English Country dance, with Amanitas and dance caller Odette Foster, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym). Use Sixth Street entrance. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing.

Concerts

Kimball Theatre Organ Concert, with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon Friday, Jan. 27, at the State Office Building.

Belarussian pianist Alexander Tutunov, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at the Egan Lecture Hall. Free.

Juneau String Ensembles showcase, with Ursa Major, Ursa Minor and Aurora Strings, 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Northern Lights United Church. $5 donation.

events

Yaakoosge Daakahidi auction open house, 3-6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at 1208 Glacier Avenue.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center fireside chat, "Along the Mount Roberts Trail," with Bob Armstrong and Marge Hermans, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27. Free.

Juneau Underground Motion Picture (J.U.M.P.) society film festival, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Jan. 27-28, at the Backroom at the Silverbow Inn. Free. Tickets at Lucid Reverie, bottom floor of Emporium Mall.

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

Film workshop with Warren Etheredge, noon-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28-29. Call 586-3440 to register.

Arts for Kids Community Art Celebration, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons, free.

Montana Creek Fish Trap replica lecture, with Steve Henrikson, 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

Habitat for Humanity Cajun dinner and benefit, with jazz combo Fleet Street, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at St. Ann's Hall, Fifth and Harris streets. Advance tickets, $20 adults, $15 for seniors and students, $10 for children, $60 for families. Door, $2 for adults, $20 for seniors and students, $15 for children, $70 for families.

Burns' Night, with Stroller White Pipes & Drums, Fire on McGinnis, the Scottish Highland Dancers, Blessing in Disguise, a haggis dinner and whisky tasting, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Centennial Hall.

"Burlesque for the Bedroom: An Exciting Dance Class for Women," session 1, 4-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28-29; session 2, 4 -7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4-5, at Juneau Dance Unlimited. $110. Call Blue at 364-2198.

New Shanghai Circus, featuring the Incredible! Acrobats of China, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium; Advance tickets, $22 adults, $18 students and seniors, $75 for families, at Hearthside Books, Rainy Day Books and the Obervatory; Door, $24 adults, $20 students and seniors; $83 for families.

exhibits

"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 Saturdays, 9 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, with an early show 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 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; Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, 9:30 p.m.-close, Friday-Saturday, Jan. 27-28; at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details: 586-1000.

Brave Monkey with Jason Caputo, 9-11 p.m., Thursdays; The Vaporizers with Sam Burrous, 9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday Jan. 27-28, Feb. 3-4; John Unzicker on classical guitar, Friday-Saturday, 7-9 p.m., in the Velvet Room; acoustic duo Nate and Ron, Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.; Teri Tibbett, singer-songwriter, 8 p.m. Sunday, at Doc Water's Pub & Restaurant. Details: 586-3627.

'Skiers Friday on Monday' begins this week, ski and snowboard movies, giveaways, food and beverage specials, after sking at the Hangar on the Wharf. Details 586-5018.

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.

DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Friday; 11-year anniversary party with live music, 9p.m. Saturday; at Marlintini's Lounge.



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