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Posted: Thursday, February 02, 2006

theater

"What I Heard About Iraq (A Cry for 5 Voices)," 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3-4, and 3 p.m. Sunday, 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. Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 2, 3, 4 and 5; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4 and 5; tickets available at Hearthside Books, http://www.perseverancetheatre.org and (907) 463-TIXS.

Dance

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.

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.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Use Sixth Street entrance. Dance with Gerry Fiscus & Friends and dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 321-3109.

Concerts

Kimball Theatre Organ Concert, with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon Friday, Feb. 3, at the State Office Building.

Juneau Symphony concert, featuring Copland's "Appalachian Spring" and Mahler's "Symphony No. 4," 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium.

events

Get a New Perspective series on "Ravens," 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the downtown library. Free.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center fireside chat, "Our Undersea World," with Annette Smith, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3. Free.

Poetry on the Bus reception and readings, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the downtown library. Free.

Family Grind, all-ages open-mic variety show with Pisel-Davis family as emcees, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, $5 or free if you bring a dessert; Bump-N-Grind, 21-and-over show with emcee Collette Costa, 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, $5, both shows at the VFW Hall, First and Gold streets. Details, John, 957-2776.

Juneau Writers meeting, 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, in the Mendenhall Public Library meeting room. Bring materials to share for a critique. Free. Details, Barbara, 790-3038.

Capital City Quilters annual show, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4-5, at Centennial Hall.

"Hot Spaghetti - Cool Jazz," 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Juneau-Douglas High School commons. $10 for adults, $5 for students, $30 for families. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

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

exhibits

"Ice: A Personal Meditation;" "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.

Mark Daughhetee, "Reconstructions" photography series; Montana Creek Fish Trap replica; "Hands on History Room;" noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Free through April. Call 586-3572.

New work by Milo Irish and Rebecca Canaday, through February at the Ruby Room, 171 Shattuck Way, downstairs Emporium Mall.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring glass work by Robyn Marriott in February, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

New paintings by Corle LaForce, through February at Two Crow Studio and Gallery, 245 Marine Way, above Paradise Bakery.

"Primula," by Sharron Lobaugh, through February at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 206 N. Franklin St.

night life

Bluegrass 101, Saturdays, 9 p.m. 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.

Special Groundhog Day open mike, with emcee Collette Costa, 9 p.m.-close Thursday, Feb. 2; Monday night Raw with DJ Astronomar, every Monday; Cut a Rug! swing night with DJ Hepcat, 9:30-close every Wednesday; at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details: 586-1000.

Brave Monkey with Jason Caputo, funk-jazz, 9-11 p.m., Thursdays; The Vaperizers with Sam Burrous and C. Scott Fry, 9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 3-4; John Unzicker on classical guitar, Friday-Saturday, 7-9 p.m., in the Velvet Room; acoustic singer/guitar player C. Scott Fry, Wednesday 9 p.m.; Teri Tibbett, singer-songwriter, 8-10 p.m. Sunday, at Doc Water's Pub & Restaurant. Details: 586-3627.

'Skiers Friday on Monday,' ski and snowboarding movies, giveaways, food and beverage specials, 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; 9 p.m.-close Fridays at the Eagles Lodge; 9 p.m.-close Saturdays at G.W. Teal.

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

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; The Bastards farewell show, with Dan Fink, 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3; Super Bowl Sunday party with Super Bowl karaoke after the game; at Marlintini's Lounge.



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