What's happening

Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2002

Theatre

"Quilt: A Soldiers' Story," performance with writer and storyteller Brett Dillingham, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Alaska State Museum, free.

Concerts

Concert with Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, 79 p.m. today, Back Room at the Silverbow, $5.

Events

"Diving For Dinner: How Seals Survive Underwater," with biologist Jennifer Burns, 7:30 p.m. Monday at Centennial Hall, free.

"The Poetry of Love," Juneau Arts and Humanities Council poetry reading with guests Richard and Nora Dauenhauer, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Goldtown Nickelodeon Theater, open mike for poets in second half, $5.

"Preserving Underwater History - A Look at Juneau Shipwrecks," with John and Su Lachelt, 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, part of Forest Service Fireside Presentations, free.

"Arctic Refuge: A Circle of Testimony," a reading, booksigning and discussion with writer and editor Hank Lentfer of Gustavus, 5-7 p.m. Monday at Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall.

Family Bead Circle with Salty Hanes, free ongoing gathering 45:30 p.m. every Saturday at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Families invited to bring beadwork or other handicrafts projects and spend creative time together. Call Salty at 463-3220 or the museum at 586-3572 for more information.

Dances

Barn Dance, contradance with Tom Paul calling dances and live dance music from the Grateful Celtics, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Hall,

Valentine's Day Dance, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building gym, Jim Grammel calling contradances; music from Full Circle.

Exhibits

"Neighbors: An Exhibit of Beadwork by Salty Hanes and Pottery by Tom Meyer," at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, opening reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday.

"Sneak Preview Exhibit of Second Annual Wearable Art Show, Going to Extremes," at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, opening reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday. Exhibit features last year's winning piece by Mary Ellen Frank, other entries, a variety of photographs and a video.

"A Juneau Portrait," paintings, prints and photographs of interesting Juneau faces from the past 100 years, drawn from the Juneau-Douglas City Museum's collection, opening reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday at the city museum.

New and collected works by Nicole Lantz and McLean Steadman, also works by Heidi Reifenstein and Miah Lager, 4:308 p.m. Friday at 235 Second Street, (formerly Observatory Bookstore's space), paintings, drawings, multi-media work by four Juneau artists.

"Dan Fruits: New Works," oil paintings by Juneau artist at Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

"Portraits: Northern Native Americans," art exhibit featuring the works of dollmaker Mary Ellen Frank at the Alaska State Museum. On display through March 2.

"Artemis BonaDea: Eclectic Structures," exhibit of work by bookmaker, at the Alaska State Museum. On display through March 2.

"Eight Stars of Gold: The Story of Alaska's Flag," at the Alaska State Museum. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3 adults, 18 and under free.

"Landmarks of Light: Preserving Alaska's Lighthouses," at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, free admission, open Tuesday-Saturday afternoons.

Nightlife

Sofa Kings, new Juneau group with Eric Holle, Patrick Murphy, Bob Banghart and Albert McDonnell, jazz and swing, 9 p.m.1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Open mike, 8 p.m.midnight tonight at the Alaskan Bar..

Open mike, 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Imperial Saloon, no cover, preceded by wine-tasting 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday.

Northern Pacific, classic rock, 9:30 p.m.-1a.m. Friday and Saturday at The Hangar on Wharf, no cover.

New (yet-to-be-named) Juneau band debuts, playing rock, top 40, dance music, 9:30 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday at Marlintini's Lounge, no cover, karaoke Sunday-Wednesday nights.

Coffeehouse performances, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Northern Light United Church, free, call Greg Boettner, 586-3131.

Troy Hull, singer and guitarist, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, 9 p.m. -2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, at the Sandbar. No cover.



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