What's happening

Posted: Thursday, February 06, 2003

Theater

"Working," a musical, at Perseverance Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 16. Final Sunday show at 2 p.m. Tickets, $17-$22, at the door, Hearthside Books and www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Concerts

Gin Blossoms in concert at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Marlintini's Lounge. Tickets are $35 in advance at Marlintini's and Capitol Records, $40 the day of the event and at the door.

Buddy Tabor with John Hartle and Albert McDonnell, also Tony Tengs, Mike Truax, Sean Tracy, Jim Stey and Martha Scott Stey, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at McPhetres Hall, $10.

Dance

Middle Eastern feast and belly dancing, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at The Back Room at the Silverbow, $24.

Hungarian dance workshop, with teachers Istvan Szabo and Deanne Hendricks, begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, with workshops at 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, and workshops at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb 9. at the Elks Lodge, 102 S. Franklin St. Details: 364-2334.

Events

Thursday night figure drawing at the Empire Gallery (across from The Observatory bookstore on Second Street downtown), 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, $10. Details: Miah, 586-4467.

First Friday Art Walk with gallery opening and extended store hours, begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, downtown. Red balloons mark participating stores, galleries.

"Create Larger Than Life," plaster and paper mache mask-making class with Roblin Gray-Davis, noon-3 p.m Saturday, Feb. 8. Register in advance. Details: 586-3572.

Family Beading Circle, 4-5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

Sons of Norway Nordic Fest, with Dale Wygant on the accordian, imported pastries and open-face sandwiches, and cultural displays 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Juneau Yacht Club, free. Nordic card weaving workshop with Doug Cuammen from Seattle, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Nordic Fest. Details: 723-8095

"Exploring the Secrets of Aurora Borealis," a lecture with Syun-Ichi Akasofu, director of the International Artic Research Center at University of Alaska, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at Centennial Hall.

"Kids Day at the Glacier: Light of Night," a kids program about northern lights for children ages 7-12, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

"Walrus Island: Through a Caretaker's Eyes," biologist Polly Hessing tells stores and shows slides about spending five summers on remote, treeless Round Island in Bristol Bay at 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, part of the Forest Service Fireside Chat series, free.

Exhibits

"Art and Eros," exhibition of sensual art by Kathleen Weist, Jim Fowler, Michael Hunter, Brad Ponack, Jim Hopkins, Mark Daughhetee, Ken DeRoux, Heidi Reifenstein, Sybil Davis, John Symons, Paul Gardinier and Jay Crondahl. Opening from 4:30-6:30, Friday, Feb. 7, at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Gallery, 206 N. Franklin St. Runs through Feb. 28.

Watercolors and prints by Alice Tersteeg, opening reception 4-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at Annie Kaill's, through Feb. 21.

"Self Portrait with Stumps and Body Parts," recent works including oil paintings by David Woodie 4-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Empire Gallery.

"Second Wearable Art Exhibition," featuring costumes by Bridget Milligan, Lia Ann Krohn, Miah Lager, John Leo, Emily Windover, Percy Martin, and others with an opening reception 4:30-7:30 at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Show runs through Feb. 22. Open noon- 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Black History Exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8., Nugget Mall.

Alaska painter Sydney Laurence, 15 paintings on exhibit at the Alaska State Museum. State museum winter hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3 admission.

"Rescued and Resuscitated," assemblages and collages by Carol Hilgemann at the Alaska State Museum, through Feb. 8.

"... is this not an urgent matter?" found-object installation by Don Mohr at the Alaska State Museum, through Feb. 8.

Nightlife

The Bobb Family Band at 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7 and Feb. 8, at The Alaskan Bar, no cover. Open mike Thursdays.

Dag Nabit at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb 7-8, at the Hangar on the Wharf, no cover.

Open mike Thursdays at the Imperial, no cover.

Karaoke with Ben Jackson, 9 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, and Lucky the one-man band plays at Henry's Food and Spirits in the Mendenhall Mall.

DJ Dan and Heavy E spin dance music Thursday-Saturday nights beginning at 9 p.m., karaoke at 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, no cover, at Marlintini's Lounge.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Thursday-Saturday, at the Rendezvous.

Troy Hull, solo singer and guitarist plays variety of styles, Wednesday-Sunday nights, 9 p.m. to closing, at the Sandbar, no cover.



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