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Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2006

Theatre

"Pippin," 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 24-25 and March 3-4; 2 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 25 and March 4, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Advance tickets $8 for adults, $6 for students, available at Hearthside Books. $2 more at the door.

Dance

Tuesday salsa classes with Heather Haugland and Antonio Diaz, beginning courses 6-7:30 p.m., intermediate 7:30-9 p.m. $10 adults, $8 students. Call 586-5825 for more information.

Series of swing and Charleston dancing lessons, taught by John Leo and Alysia McLain, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., Wednesdays, Jan. 11 through March 22, at The Rock Dump. No experience and no partners necessary. Classes are $10 each on a drop-in basis or $90 for all 11 courses. Details: 957-2776.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Use Sixth Street entrance. Dance with the Starr Hill Gang and dance caller Jim Grammel. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call: 321-3109.

New England Barn Dance, with Full Circle and dance caller Tom Paul, 8 p.m. Saturday, February 25. Instruction starts at 7:30 p.m. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Admission, $8 public, $7 members of the Alaska Folk Festival and Juneau International Folk Dancers, $5 seniors and students. Call 321-3109.

Girl Scouts Mother/Daughter Sock Hop, with food, dancing, Twister, a cake walk and "best socks" contest, 7-9 p.m. Friday, March 3, at the ANB Hall. $8 per person. Call 586-1710.

Concerts

Kimball Theatre Organ Concert, with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon Friday, Feb. 24, at the State Office Building.

"Winterreise," presented by baritone Philippe Damerval and pianist Sue Kazama, lecture and open rehearsal, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the University of Alaska Southeast's Egan Lecture Hall; performances at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Egan Lecture Hall, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at Northern Light United Church.

Buddy Tabor, with Albert McDonnell, John Hartle, Leif Saya, Kathy Hocker and Cheryl Cook, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Holy Trinity Church sanctuary, Fourth and Gold streets. $10.

Tommy Sands, Irish singer/storyteller, 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at Centennial Hall. $15 admission.

"Surprises," the winter concert by the Juneau Student Symphonies, 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Free.

Events

Storybox, part two of three, with Ishmael Hope, Lily Hudson and Eve Dillingham, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 West 10th St. $8.

"Amateur Night at the Legendary Apollo Theater," presented by the Black Awareness Association of Juneau, 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Dinner at 6, talent at 7:15, dancing later. $15 for adults, $10 for ages 5 to 18, and free for children 4 and under. Advance tickets at Hearthside Books or 723-0741.

"Bald Eagles," a presentation by Mike Jacobson for the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center fireside chat, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. Free. Call, 789-6640.

"Third Night at the Casbah," an evening of Middle Eastern dance and dinner, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Baranof Hotel's Gold Room. $35.95. Call Steve at 463-6236.

"SupaStar! a Far-Out '70s Disco Benefit," party for Beth Weigel, 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Hangar Ballroom. With DJ Dy-no-mite. Donation of $10 to $50. 21 and over.

Exhibits

"Ice: A Personal Meditation"; "The Best of Alaska Positive: 35 Years of Award-Winning Photographs"; Sydney Laurence paintings from the permanent collection; "Joseph Crumrine: Dog Portraits"; "Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Alaska Art Donated by the Rasmuson Foundation"; at Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. $5 for adults, youth under 18 free. Details: 465-2901.

Mark Daughhetee, "Reconstructions" photography series; Montana Creek Fish Trap replica; "Hands on History Room;" noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Free through April. Call 586-3572.

New work by Milo Irish and Rebecca Canaday, through February at the Ruby Room, 171 Shattuck Way, downstairs Emporium Mall.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring glass work by Robyn Marriott in February, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

New paintings by Corle LaForce, through February at Two Crow Studio and Gallery, 245 Marine Way, above Paradise Bakery.

"Primula," by Sharron Lobaugh, through February at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 206 N. Franklin St.

Night Life

Fleet Street, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Island Pub, Second Street, Douglas. No cover. Call 364-1595 for information.

Monday night Raw with DJ Astronomar, every Monday; Cut a Rug! swing night with DJ Hepcat, 9:30 p.m.-close every Wednesday; Open Mike, 9:30 p.m.-close Thursday, Feb. 16; Uncle Sammy and The Vaporizers, 9:30 p.m-close Friday-Saturday, Feb. 23-24; at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details: 586-1000.

Brave Monkey, jazz-funk, 9:30 p.m., Thursday-Friday, Feb. 16-17; Nate and Ron, acoustic duo, 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18; John Unzicker on classical guitar, Friday-Saturday, 7-9 p.m., in the Velvet Room; Jesse Stringer, 8-10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20; C. Scott Fry, solo acoustic, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22; at Doc Water's Pub & Restaurant. Details: 586-3627.

Missed by a Long Shot, 9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at The Hangar.

'Skiers Friday on Monday,' ski and snowboarding movies, giveaways, food and beverage specials, at the Hangar on the Wharf. Details 586-5018.

Salsa Nights, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. every Thursday; at the Imperial Billiard & Bar.

Kenny Knapp, country swing-rock, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fridays and Saturday, at the Sandbar.

Local music on "Wet Wednesdays" at Squires Rest in Auke Bay. Details: 789-7829.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Wednesdays, at the Rendezvous; 9 p.m.-close Fridays at the Eagles Lodge; 9 p.m.-close Saturdays at G.W. Teal.

NTN Trivia, nightly; trivia contest, Sundays, at the Triangle Club.

NBA Season Pass, daily; Free Pool and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sundays; Karaoke at 9 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Fridays-Saturdays; Texas Hold'em Poker, 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; Comedy night with Glenner and opener Jerry Evans, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24-25, $12 in advance or at the door, Saturday show is smoke-free, at Marlintini's Lounge.



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