What's happening

Posted: Thursday, February 19, 2004

Theater

"The Wizard of Oz" plays at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20 and 21, and at 2 p.m. Feb. 21, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets are $8 for students, $10 for adults and seniors, and $2 more at the door. You can buy advance tickets at Hearthside Books.

"The Vagina Monologues" plays at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 26-28 at the UAS Student Activities Center, $5 for students, $10 for adults and everyone else. Tickets available at Hearthside Books and the UAS Student Center.

Exhibits

"3rd Wearable Art Exhibition," shows through February at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Fourth and Main. Winter admission is free; museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Call 586-3572.

"Eros and Art," erotic paintings, drawings and more by at least 11 local artists, at the Empire Gallery, Second Street. Runs through the end of February. Call 723-1557 for appointments.

"Collecting Alaska: Recent Acquisitions," runs through April 17 at the Alaska State Museum.

"The Glory of Glaciers," at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, 586-3572.

"Alaska Positive 2004," runs through April 3 at the Alaska State Museum. Winter admission is $3, youth 18 and younger are free. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Call 465-2901.

Mark Horn, drawings, carvings and regalia; Michelle Morrell, paintings, prints and ceramics, show runs through Feb. 28, at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., 586-ARTS. Gallery is open 12-4 p.m. weekdays and by appointment.

Tisket Sesler and students, watercolors, acrylics, scratchboards and more, at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St. Runs through the end of February. Call 586-2880.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring UAS fisheries student and textile designer Cara Rodgveller in February, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Jim Fowler, new landscapes, Valentine's Coffee House, 111 Seward St., 463-5144.

Dances

Salsa classes with Antonio Diaz and Heather Haugland, intermediate classes on Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m., beginning classes Thursdays 7-8:30 p.m. Juneau Dance Unlimited, corner of Fourth and Seward streets. Call 586-5825.

West Coast Swing Dancers, noon-1 p.m. every Sunday, at the University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities Center. Details: Shane, 790-4997.

Northern Nights Ballroom Club, 1-3 p.m. every Sunday, at the University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities Center. Details: Shane, 790-4997.

Juneau International Folkdancers swing-dancing workshops with Richard Powers and Angela Amarillas, 7:30-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27; 10-11:30 a.m., 1:30-3:00 pm and 3:15-4:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28; 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 29, at the Elks Lodge. Each session costs $12 or you can purchase a weekend package that includes all five sessions, $45 for members of Juneau International Folkdancers, $55 for non-members. Free session, 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 29, at JRC. For more information, email jifworkshop@hotmail.com.

Events

Fireside Chats: "Pilgrimage to Mount Kailash in Tibet and to Northern India," 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Second show at 8 p.m. Free. Details: 789-0097.

"Rampaging Imagination," 4th Annual Wearable Arts Extravaganza, 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at the ANB Hall. (First show is sold out.) Tickets are $20, available at The Observatory, Rainy Day Books and Hearthside Books. Details: 586-2787.

24th annual Bowl For Kids' Sake presented by Big Brothers Big Sisters, Saturday, Feb. 21. Details: 586-3350, or www.southeastbigs.org.

"Turning on the Light Will Never be the Same" art class, 1-2 p.m. first session, 2-3 p.m. second session, Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Will design and create functional art for bedrooms or to give as gifts. Pre-registration required. Details and registration: 586-3572.

Willow basket workshop with Whitehorse weaver Shiela Alexandrovich, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Melon or potato basket, with exploration of shape and handle options. Materials supplied. $65 with a maximum of five participants, at 717 Dixon. Details and registration: Shiela, 586-5818.

Rasmuson Foundation meeting, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at Centennial Hall, Ballroom 2. Will provide an overview of the recently announced Arts and Culture Initiative. RSVP needed no later than 3 p.m. Feb. 20. Details and RSVP: (907) 297-2700.

Science for Alaska Lecture Series: "Alaska's Largest Earthquakes" by Geophysical Institute Associate Director Doug Christensen, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at Centennial Hall. Free.

Concerts

Kimball Theatre Organ Concert with Alice Branton, noon, Friday, Feb. 20, at the State Office Building.

Cracker, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, tickets are $22.50 in advance and $27.50 day of the show at Marlintini's and Capitol Records.

Salsa Borealis, 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at The Silverbow. $5 cover includes half-hour lesson at 9 p.m.

Buddy Tabor CD release party, with John Hartle, Albert McDonnell, Stewart Ely, Patrice Helmar and emcee Collette Costa, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 at McPhetres Hall. $10. Call 364-2280 for more information.

Fat Tuesday Concert with Collette Costa, Buddy Tabor, Albert McDonnell, Riley Woodford, Terry Schwartz, and more, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Friendly Planet, 200 Seward St. $7.

Night life

NBA Season Pass, all NBA games on satellite, daily; Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays; Salsa night, Friday, Feb. 27, 9-11:30 p.m., no cover; dance music on Fridays and Saturdays, at Marlintini's.

Troy Hull, 8 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday; 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, at the Sandbar.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Thursdays; Chrome Forest, 9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13, at Henry's Food and Spirits in the Mendenhall Mall.

Chrome Forest, 9:30 p.m. on "Wet Wednesday," Feb. 25; The Rockn Roll Machine's Jam Night, 9:30 p.m., Saturdays, at Squires Rest in Auke Bay. Details: 789-7829.

Open mike Thursdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing, at the Alaskan.

Latin dance night, Tuesdays, 8:30-11 p.m., Imperial.

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



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