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Posted: Thursday, February 03, 2005


"Hedwig and the Angry Inch," written by John Cameron Mitchell, with lyrics and music by Stephen Trask, presented by Perseverance Theatre, 9 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 3 and 10; 9 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 4 and 11; 9 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 5 and 12. Midnight shows on Fridays-Saturdays, Feb. 4-5 and 11-12. All-ages performance at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13. Minors must be accompanied to all other performances. Call 463-TIXS for more information, or visit http://www.perseverancetheatre.org.


Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. Feb. 3, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Juneau's Happy to Be Here dance band with caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214.


Juneau Pride Chorus' "Rhythm of Life" concerts: pay-as-you-can performance, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, at Aldersgate Methodist Church on Cinema Drive; silent auction fund-raiser at 6:30 p.m., followed by 7:30 p.m. performance, Saturday, Feb. 12, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 10th Street and Glacier Avenue. Cost is $10; tickets available at the door and from chorus members.


Science for Alaska Lecture series, 7:30 p.m. Mondays in February, at Centennial Hall. Lectures include: "The Sounds of the Aurora and Other Persistent Mysteries," Feb. 7; "Alaska's Caves: Unlocking the Secrets of Our Past," Feb. 14; "The Search for Water and Life on Mars," Feb. 21; and "Arctic Sea Ice: Diminishing Habitat for Seals and Walruses," Feb.28.

UAF Geophysical Institute professor Roman Motyka, Mendenhall Glacier Fireside Chat series, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 4, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free.


Solo shows by Anchorage photographer Matt Johnson and Anchorage quilter Susan Schapira, runs through Feb. 19; "Baby It's Cold Outside," a collection of winter-related objects; and the Alaska Photographic Center's "Rarefied Light 2004," opens 4-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, and runs through April 16, at 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.

Eight pieces from the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council's 2004 Wearable Arts Extraganza, opens from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, runs through February; Collector's Series: Joel Orelove's Elvis Lives in Juneau and Mickey Mouse collections, through Feb. 26; hands-on history room; and rare early mining images, noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Call 586-3572.

Third annual Eros and Art show, opens at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, runs through February at the Juneau Arts and Humanities 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.

4-H retrospective arts and crafts show from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at KTOO; Gerald Fiscus and Company will provide music at the reception. For more information, call Connie Munro at 586-3694.

The Ruby Room, new gallery opening featuring the work of Jim Fowler, Pat Race, Asha Falcon and David Woodie, from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at Lucid Reverie, behind Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall. Details: 586-3440.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring jewlery maker Rowan Law. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m.-9 p.m., daily.

Heart Art show, a collection of works with hearts or other romantic subplots, Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St., 586-2880.

New work by Dani Byers, runs through February at the Friendly Planet Loft, 200 Seward St., 586-2471.

Pottery by Mike Janes, new work by Rob Roys and antique paintings, runs through February at Little City Gallery, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-4048.

Night Life

Hip-hop with DJ Astronomar, Mondays; Trivia night, 8-10:30 p.m. Tuesdays; open mike Thursdays; at the Alaskan.

Splinter Pickers, every Thursday, at the Imperial Billiard & Bar.

NBA Season Pass, every day; 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 Lounge.

NBA Season Pass, daily; 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. Details: 586-6900.

The Knight Riders; 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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