What's happening

Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2002

Theater

"Kiss Me Kate," Juneau-Douglas High School musical, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, also Feb. 28, March 1 and 2. Tickets $10, $8 for students, $2 more at the door.

Events

"Going to Extremes: Wearable Art Extravaganza," 7:30 p.m. Friday, ANB Hall, runway fashion show, silent auction, snacks, dance, no host bar, $15, $10 students and seniors, $45 family, tickets at bookstores, benefit for Juneau Arts and Humanities Council.

Artist Ray Troll, slide show and booksigning of "Sharkabet, A Sea of Sharks from A to Z," the Ketchikan artist's latest book, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, at Hearthside Books in Nugget Mall, free.

Comedians Jeff Capri and Dan Grueter, 8:30 p.m. Friday at Marlintini's Lounge, tickets $12.

Home show events: "Tales, Tunes and Tricks," children's show, 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Clarabella the clown tells stories, Martha Scott plays songs, Jeff Brown does magic, $1 admission. Children should be accompanied by adult. Also antique appraisal fair. Home show hours are 3-8 p.m. Friday, 95 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Mendenhall Center, free admission.

"Tracking Caribou by Satellite," with biologist Brad Griffith, 7:30 p.m., Monday, Centennial Hall, sponsored by the Alaska Science and Technology Foundation, free.

"Williamsburg Through the Seasons," with Pamela Finney, 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, free.

Family Bead Circle with Salty Hanes, free ongoing gathering 4-5:30 p.m. every Saturday at the JuneauDouglas City Museum. Call 463-3220 or 586-3572 for more information.

Concert

Anne Weiss concert, Portland, Ore.,-based singer, guitarist, songwriter, 8 p.m. Thursday at Schooner's Espresso and Coffeehouse in the Mendenhall Center. Juneau songwriters Buddy Tabor and James Denali will open the concert, tickets on a sliding scale of $7 to $10.

Dancing

Contra Dance, 7:30 tonight at the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building gym, with callers Jan and Valerie, music by Mike Sakarias and Cecily Morris.

Tango lessons and ballroom dancing, lesson 6:307:30 p.m., ballroom dancing with tango music, meringue and foxtrots, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at the Elk's Lodge Ballroom, led by University of Alaska Southeast dance teacher Shane Wirtz, $5.

Exhibits

"Neighbors: An Exhibit of Beadwork by Salty Hanes and Pottery by Tom Meyer," at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, through Feb. 26.

"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 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 the JuneauDouglas City Museum.

"Portraits: Northern Native Americans," 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 the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, free admission, open Tuesday-Saturday afternoons.

Nightlife

Ford James Quartet, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday only. Open mike, 8 p.m.-midnight today at the Alaskan Bar.

Open mike, 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Imperial Saloon, no cover, preceded by wine-tasting 6-9 p.m.

Q.E.D., Edmonton, Alberta, rock band plays originals and top 40, 9:30 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday at Marlintini's Lounge, no cover, karaoke Sunday-Wednesday nights.

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

Karaoke, beginning at 10 p.m. today at Henry's in the Mendenhall Center.

The Swingers, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday at The Rendezvous, karaoke 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.

Music To Be Announced, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, at the Sandbar. No cover.



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