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Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2002

Dance

Alvin Ailey II Dance Company performance, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets $22, $18 students, $75 family pass, at bookstores; $2 more at the door, sponsored by Juneau Arts and Humanities Council.

Master Class with Alvin Ailey company members, 7 tonight, Juneau Dance Unlimited Studio, $15, call 586-2787 to sign up.

Events

"The Birth of the Valley of 10,000 Smokes," with John Eichelberger, Alaska Volcano Observatory, 7:30 p.m., Monday, Centennial Hall, sponsored by Alaska Science and Technology Foundation, free.

"Chameleons of Madagascar's Eastern Forests," with Allison Banks, 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, part of Forest Service Fireside Presentations, free.

"Banff Festival of Mountain Films," (not rated) 7 p.m. Saturday, Centennial Hall, $12, $6 UAS students. Nine films, ranging from rock climbing to mountain expeditions to mountain culture, 2 1/2 hours total.

Family Bead Circle with Salty Hanes, free ongoing gathering 45:30 p.m. every Saturday at the JuneauDouglas 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.

Dancing

Valentine's Day Dance, 7:30 tonight at the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building gym, Jim Grammel calling contradances and music from Full Circle.

Concert

The Line, 8:30 p.mmidnight, Friday, Centennial Hall, alternative rock band from Los Angeles, with local opening acts The Bastards and Motivational Review. Sponsored by University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities, $7 for UAS students, $10 general, an all-ages, alcohol-free event.

Exhibits

"Neighbors: An Exhibit of Beadwork by Salty Hanes and Pottery by Tom Meyer," at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, through February.

"Sneak Preview Exhibit of Second Annual Wearable Art Show, Going to Extremes," at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, last year's winner, other entries.

"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.

"Dan Fruits: New Works," oil paintings by Juneau artist, exhibit 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," exhibit at the Alaska State Museum commemorates the 75th anniversary of Alaska's flag.

State museum hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3 adults, 18 and under free.

"Landmarks of Light: Preserving Alaska's Lighthouses," exhibit at JuneauDouglas City Museum, Southeast maritime history, free admission, open TuesdaySaturday afternoons.

Nightlife

Northern River, Fairbanks- and Anchorage-based bluegrass band, 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.

Mike Roy, solo singer and guitarist, 9:30 p.m.1 a.m. Friday and Saturday at The Hangar on Wharf, no cover.

Montra, Juneau band playing rock, top 40 and dance music, 9:30 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday at Marlintini's Lounge, no cover, karaoke Sunday-Wednesday nights.

Coffeehouse performances, postponed until March 1,,orthern Light United Church, free, call Greg Boettner, 586-3131.

Sixties Weekend with Old Kids on the Block, 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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