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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2003

Theater

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

"The Vagina Monologues," at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Centennial Hall. Benefit for V-Day Alaska. Tickets, $20, available at the door, Hearthside Books, AWARE, Perseverance Theatre and www.perseverancetheatre.org.

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," presented by Theatre in the Rough. Free preview at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13; opens at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14; shows at 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday through March 8 at McPhetres Hall. Tickets $14 in advance at Hearthside Books, or $16 at the door.

Concerts

Jeanne Cotter in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 9055 Atlin Drive. Free.

"Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Children's Concert," dinner and ice-cream social, benefits the Juneau Co-op Preschool, at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Northern Light United Church. Concert tickets are $5 per person, $20 per family. Dinner and ice cream social tickets are $5.

Dance

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. All dances taught, beginners welcome, and no partners necessary. Details: 463-3214.

Valentine's Day Dance, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Juneau Senior Center Ballroom, 895 W. 12th St. Free to folks over 60. Details: 463-6175.

Events

Juneau Audubon Society will present a slide program on Pitcairn Island group, with Theresa Svancara and Jeff Sauer, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School.

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.

"Denali: West Buttress," Jim Jurrens tells of his three-week adventure on Denali and his climb of West Buttress, at 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, part of the Forest Service Fireside Chat series, free.

"Wild Mind: The Third Annual Wearable Art Extravaganza," 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 586-ARTS.

"Kids Day at the Glacier: Exploring Maps," a program about how to use maps for children ages 7-12, 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

Balsa Bridge Workshop for ages 10 and older, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Preregistration and materials fee required. Details: 586-3572.

Banff Mountain Film Festival, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Centennial Hall, presented by University of Alaska Southeast.

Ursa Major Youth String Ensemble fund-raiser, short concert and showing of the documentary "Mao to Mozart,' at 4 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Goldtown Nickelodeon Theatre. Proceeds go to ensemble's China tour 2003. $10 suggested donation for adults, $5 suggested donation for children. Details: 586-8282.

"Spying on Volcanoes from Space," a lecture with Ken Dean, research associate professor at University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at Centennial Hall.

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, at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St. Runs through Feb. 28.

Watercolors and prints by Alice Tersteeg, at Annie Kaill's, through Feb. 21.

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

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.

Nightlife

Open mike Thursdays at The Alaskan Bar.

Automatic Daddy, rock 'n' roll blues, at 9:30 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15, at The Hangar on the Wharf, no cover.

Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band at the Alaskan. Friday and Saturday 9:00 pm.

Open mike Thursdays with The Mighty Underdogs 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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