What's happening

Posted: Thursday, February 05, 2004

Books

Reception for Ann Chandonnet's, "A History of Alaskan Totem Poles," 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at Rainy Day Books, 113 N. Seward Street. Call 463-2665.

Exhibits

"3rd Wearable Art Exhibition," opens with a public reception and model walk from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, and shows through February. Fourth and Main. Winter admission is free; Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Call 586-3572.

"This 'n' That," multi-media masks, digitally manipulated photos by Heather K Ridgway, opens at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way No. 11, 586-3110.

"Eros and Art," erotic paintings, drawings and more by at least 11 local artists, opens 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the Empire Gallery, Second Street. 723-1557 for appointments.

"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.

"Alaska Positive 2004," opens Friday, Feb. 6, and runs through April 3 at the Alaska State Museum. Opening reception at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 6. Free admission during First Friday. Winter admission is otherwise $3, youth 18 and younger are free.10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Call 465-2901.

Mark Horn, drawings, carvings and regalia, Michelle Morrell, paintings, prints and ceramics, opening reception 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, show runs through Feb. 28, at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., 586-ARTS. 12-4 p.m. weekdays and by appointment.

Tisket Sesler and students, watercolors, acrylics, scratchboards and more, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front Street. Call 586-2880.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring UAS fisheries student and textile designer Cara Rodgveller in February, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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

Events

Fourth Juneau Underground Motion Picture (JUMP) society film festivals, featuring over 20 short movies, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 6-7, at the Backroom at the Silverbow. Free, with donations accepted.

Fireside Chats: "Three Alaskan in the French Countryside," 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Second show at 8 p.m. Details: 789-0097.

University of Alaska Southeast Winter Soiree, 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Feb. 7, UAS campus, Egan Library Classroom Wing. Featuring Monte Carlo style entertainment, big band, rock and jazz music, comedy, candlelight piano dessert bar, food and silent auction. Tickets are $35 and are available at Hearthside Books and the UAS bookstore. No host bar, must be 21 to attend.

Club de Español, meets at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Backroom at the Silverbow. All levels of Spanish welcome. Call 586-5825 or email antonhino@yahoo.com.

"The Lives of Alaska's Bears: New Research Techniques," 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, at Centennial Hall, Science for Alaska Series. Free. www.scienceforalaska.com.

"Drag Race," an evening of drag modeling and frivolity, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Hangar Ballroom.

"Evening of Magic," featuring Bob Winter, Rick Cook, Jeff Brown, John Stevens, Daniel Piorkowski and Evan Woods, dinner and close-up magic at 6 p.m. downstairs, evening performance at 7 p.m. upstairs, Sunday, Feb. 15, at the Fiddlehead. No-host dinner downstairs. $5 per person for magic. Seating limited and reservations suggested. Call 586-3150.

Dances

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.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Live music with Juneau's "Impromptu" band and dance caller Valerie DeLaune. All dances taught, beginners welcome, no partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Details: 463-3214.

English Country Dance, three-piece band Labrador Tea will play at the Capital School Gym, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8. Odette Foster will teach and call the dances; no previous experience or partners are needed. Wear flat, soft-soled shoes; use the Sixth Street entrance. $4. Call 586-1787.

Concerts

Masha Herbst, Riley Woodford, Buddy Tabor, Patrice Helmar and C. Scott Fry, solo sets, duets and more, Thursday, Feb. 12, at Friendly Planet on Seward Street. $5.

Alaska Airlines Winter Classics concert series, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at Northern Light Church, presented by Juneau Oratorio Choir. Features the music of Bach, Beethoven and Haydn. Tickets are $15 for adults, discounts for students and youth, available at Hearthside Books.

Night life

NBA Season Pass, all NBA games on satellite, daily; Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays; Salsa night, Friday, Jan. 30, 9-11:30 p.m., no cover; dance music on Fridays and Saturdays, at Marlintini's; Cracker, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, tickets are $22.50 in advance and $27.50 on day at Marlintini's and Capitol Records.

Troy Hull, 8 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday; 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, at the Sandbar.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Mondays and Thursdays; Chrome Forest, 9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 30, 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.

Latin dance night, Tuesdays, 8:30-11 p.m., Imperial.

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



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