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Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2003

Theater

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," presented by Theatre in the Rough, 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.

Opera

"The Turn of the Screw," presented by Opera To Go! Free preview at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20; opens at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21; shows at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22; 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27; final show at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 1. All shows at the Juneau Elks Lodge. Tickets $15 in advance at Hearthside Books, or $18 at the door. Student, children and senior tickets $10 in advance, or $13 at the door. Thursday, Feb. 27, all tickets $10. Details: Joyce, 465-2156 or 586-4991.

Concert

String Workshop Recital, children ages 3 to 16 play classical music by Vivaldi, Beethoven, Mozart and others, 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 23, University of Alaska Southeast Hendrickson Building, Room 113. Free. Reception will follow.

The Juneau-Douglas Festival Band, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Will play some of the numbers they will perform at the Heritage Music Festival on March 29 in Orlando, Fla. Details: 523-1531.

Dance

New England Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at St. Ann's Parish Center, 430 Fifth St. Features live music by the Grateful Celtics and calling by Odette Foster. All dances taught, beginners welcome and no partners necessary. Tickets $7 for the public, $6 for Alaska Folk Festival and Juneau International Folkdancers members. Details: 586-1787.

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. Winter hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3 admission.

Events

Megan Whalen Turner book discussion, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Mendenhall Valley library. Visiting author Megan Whalen Turner will be discussing two novels, "The Thief" and "The Queen of Attolia." Details: 586-0434.

Juneau Soccer Club Luau and fund-raiser, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Tlingit Haida Community Center at Salmon Creek. Luau food, entertainment, door prizes and an auction are scheduled to raise money to send three soccer teams in June to the U.S. Youth Soccer Western Regional Tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii. $20 for adults 12 and older, $10 for children 5 to 12, free for children under 5. Details and tickets: 586-6584 or 465-6620.

"World War II Wrecks of Truk Lagoon," John Lachelt tells of the great warships of the Japanese Royal Navy that were sunk by a surprise attack from U.S. armed forces more than 50 years ago, at 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, part of the Forest Service Fireside Chat series, free.

"It's Snow Time," Kids Day at the Glacier program, 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children ages 7-12 are invited to attend, younger children are welcome with adult supervision. Details: 789-0097.

Nightlife

Scott Fry with Bob Cole at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21. Open mike Thursdays at The Alaskan Bar. Karaoke at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, with Scott Pierson.

Open mike with The Mighty Underdogs Thursdays at the Imperial, no cover.

Karaoke, 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 at Marlintini's Lounge. No cover.

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, 9 p.m. to closing Wednesday-Sunday nights at the Sandbar, no cover.



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