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Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2005

Theater

"Hedwig and the Angry Inch," written by John Cameron Mitchell, with lyrics and music by Stephen Trask, presented by Perseverance Theatre with an extended run, 9 p.m. and midnight, Friday, Feb. 18; 9 p.m. and midnight, Saturday, Feb. 19. All-ages performances at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20. Minors must be accompanied to all other performances. Call 463-TIXS for more information, or visit http://www.perseverancetheatre.org.

"When My Spirit Raised Its Hand," a one-woman play about Elizabeth Peratrovich and the story of Alaska civil rights, by Diane Benson, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at the UAS Egan Library. Free.

"Once On This Island," presented by the Juneau-Douglas High School drama department, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 18-19 and 25-26, with 2 p.m. matinees on Saturdays, at the JDHS auditorium. Charity performance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. Advance tickets, $5 for children (eighth grade and younger), $8 for students and seniors, $10 for general admission and $30 for families, at Hearthside Books. Door tickets are $2 more.

Dancing

Old-Time Square Dance, 8-11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at VFW Hall, First Street and Gastineau Avenue. Live music with Juneau dance band Reubens and dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214.

Salsa classes with Heather and Antonio, beginners 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; intermediates 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays, at Juneau Dance Unlimited studios, Fourth and Seward streets. $10 adults, $8 students. Call 586-5825.

Concerts

Mozart Poetry Slam, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at the Friendly Planet, 200 Seward St. Mozart arias interspersed with poems.

String-A-Thon, 24-straight hours of string selections, 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Open to the public from 4-11 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Donations and pledges accepted.

Zak Freiwald, Americana and roots music, 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at the University of Alaska Southeast Center. $5 public, free to students.

Exhibits

Solo shows by Anchorage photographer Matt Johnson and Anchorage quilter Susan Schapira, runs through Feb. 19; "Baby It's Cold Outside," a collection of winter-related objects; and the Alaska Photographic Center's "Rarefied Light 2004," runs through April 16, at Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. $5 for adults, youth under 18 free. For more information, call 465-2901.

Eight pieces from the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council's 2004 Wearable Arts Extraganza, runs through February; "Collector's Series: Joel Orelove's Elvis Lives in Juneau" and "Mickey Mouse collections," through Feb. 26; hands-on history room; and rare early mining images, noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Call 586-3572.

Third annual Eros and Art show, runs through February at the Juneau Arts and Humanties Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., 586-ARTS.

John Hyde, new photography, Mendenhall Branch of True North Federal Credit Union, 2777 Postal Way. Call 523-9231.

4-H retrospective arts and crafts show, runs through February at KTOO. For more information, call Connie Munro at 586-3694.

The Ruby Room, featuring the work of Jim Fowler, Pat Race, Asha Falcon and David Woodie, runs through February, behind Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall. For more information, call Sarah Asper-Smith at 586-3440.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring jewlery maker Rowan Law. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m.-9 p.m., daily.

Heart Art show, a collection of works with hearts or other romantic subplots, Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St., 586-2880.

New work by Dani Byers, runs through February at the Friendly Planet Loft, 200 Seward St., 586-2471.

Pottery by Mike Janes, new work by Rob Roys and antique paintings, runs through February at Little City Gallery, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-4048.

Events

"Southeast Alaska's Natural World," a fireside chat presentation by Bob Armstrong and Marge Hermans, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free.

Juneau Writers meeting, 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at 8452 Kimberly St.

"Carnaval of the North," the Fifth Annual Wearable Art Extravaganza, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at Centennial Hall. The show is sold out.

Science for Alaska Lecture series, 7:30 p.m. Mondays in February, at Centennial Hall. Lectures include: "The Search for Water and Life on Mars," Feb. 21; and "Arctic Sea Ice: Diminishing Habitat for Seals and Walruses," Feb. 28.

Black Awareness Association dinner, 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, at the Tlingit & Haida Community Council building, $15 per adult, $10 per student with school ID. Children 4 and under free.

Choctaw storyteller Tim Tingle, 5:30 pm. Sunday, Feb. 20, at the Juneau Public Library downtown. Free.

Mobile design architect Jennifer Siegal, presented by the Alaska Design Forum, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at the Silverbow's Back Room. $10 for general, $7 for ADF and museum members, $5 for students, starving artists.

Night life

Hiphop with DJ Astronomar, Mondays; Trivia night, 8-10:30 p.m. Tuesdays; open mike Thursdays; at the Alaskan.

Splinter Pickers, every Thursday, at the Imperial Billiard & Bar.

NBA Season Pass, every day; Karaoke with Malia, Mondays, 9 p.m.-closing; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Thursdays-Saturdays; Karaoke with Kendra & K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays; Free Pool Sundays and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sundays, at Marlintini's Lounge.

NBA Season Pass, daily; classical guitar with John Unzicker in the Velvet Room, 6-9 p.m., every Tuesday-Sunday; Teri Tibbett, 9 a.m.-close, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, at Doc Water's.

Tom Locher, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, at the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-6900.

The Knight Riders; 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays, at the Sandbar.

Local music on "Wet Wednesdays"; The Rock 'n' Roll Machine's Jam Night, 9:30 p.m., at Squires Rest in Auke Bay. Details: 789-7829.

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



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