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Posted: Thursday, February 24, 2005

Theater

"Once On This Island," presented by the Juneau-Douglas High School drama department, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 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.

Dance

Southeast Alaska Gay and Lesbian Association's first formal-attire Winter Prom, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at the Silverbow.

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

Concerts

Tres Feles (Three Cats), Latin-inspired jazz by Patrick Murphy, John Unzicker and Ben Higdon, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at The Friendly Planet, 200 Seward St. $5.

D.B. Fair, a.k.a. The Metro-Gnomes, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Nugget Mall. Free.

Thunder Mountain Big Band, 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at the Elk's Lodge, 109 South Franklin St.

Buddy Tabor, with Albert McDonnell, John Hartle, John Unzicker, Michael Truax and emcee Collette Costa, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at McPhetres Hall, Fourth and Gold streets. $10.

Zahasky Family String Band, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at The Friendly Planet, 200 Seward St. $5.

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

"Rainforest Wolves: Predator-Prey Dynamics in Southeast Alaska," a fireside chat presentation by Dave Person, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free.

"The Future of Aging in Alaska," a community forum on senior issues, 1-4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at the Juneau Senior Center.

Science for Alaska Lecture series, 7:30 p.m. Mondays in February, at Centennial Hall. Lectures include: "Arctic Sea Ice: Diminishing Habitat for Seals and Walruses," Feb. 28.

Charlie The Juggling Clown, a guest of the Juneau Joeys, 7 p.m. Friday, March 5, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. $5 per person or $15 per family. Clown workshops, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at Nugget Mall.

Night life

Hiphop with DJ Astronomar, Mondays; Trivia night, 8-10:30 p.m. Tuesdays; open mike Thursdays; Clark County presents Juneau Grass, 9 p.m.-close on Friday-Saturday, Feb. 25-26, 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, at DocWater'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.

The Rock 'n' Roll Machine's Jam Night, 9:30 p.m. on "Wet Wednesdays", 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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