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Posted: Thursday, March 02, 2006

theater

"Pippin," 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 3-4; 2 p.m. Saturday, 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.

"Always Patsy Cline," 8 p.m. Fridays, March 3 and 10, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturdays, March 4 and 11, at Marlintini's Lounge.

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. Classes are $10 each on a drop-in basis or $90 for all 11 courses.

English Country Dance Workshop on Thursday, March 2, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym). Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Primrose and dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, March 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m., at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym). Use 6th St. entrance. Dance with the Grateful Celtics and dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. 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 Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. $8 per person. Call 586-1710.

Argentine tango classes, 6-7:30 p.m. and 8-9:30 p.m. Fridays, six-week series starts March 3, $30; Rhumba dance classes, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, six-week series starts March 6, $30; taught by Pat Belec and Frank Bergstrom at The Dance Loft. Call 523-1995.

Concerts

Kimball Theatre Organ Concert, with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon Friday, March 3, at the State Office Building.

Gold Street Music, with Rainee Godwin, Mark Bush, Stewart Ely, Tony Tengs and Martha and Jim Stey, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at Holy Trinity Church, 325 Gold St. $5.

Juneau Symphony Spring Showcase, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. $10.

events

"Get a New Perspective" program, with this month's theme, "Spring Equinox," 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at the Juneau Public Library.

"Aquatic Architects: An Overview of Beaver Biology and Effects in the Mendenhall Valley," a presentation by Ryan Scott for the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center fireside chat, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, March 3. Free. Call, 789-6640.

"The Amazing Minds of Children," early childhood conference, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at University of Alaska Southeast Library. Special session for parents, 3-4:30 p.m. Call 789-1235 or www.aeyc-sea.org.

Juneau Writers meeting, discussion on copyright issues by Jennifer Brown, 2 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Mendenhall Public Library meeting room. Free. Call, 790-3038.

Presentation with Alaska author Seth Kantner, 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free.

International Day of Women, with featured speaker Liz Conor, presenter of "This Striking Ornament of Nature: The Native Belle in the Colonial Scene," 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at the University of Alaska Southeast. Free.

Menopause seminar and book signing, with Emily Kane and Sharon Maldaver, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall.

Family Grind, all-ages, 7 p.m. Friday, March 3, $5 or free with a dessert; Bump-n-Grind, 21 and over, 10 p.m. Friday, March 3, $5; at the VFW Hall, First Street and Gastineau Avenue.

Storytime with Hawaiian storyteller Alton Chung, 11 a.m. Thursday, March 9, at the Douglas Library; and 7 p.m. Friday, March 10, at the Juneau Public Library. Free.

exhibits

"Ice: A Personal Meditation"; "Joseph Crumrine: Dog Portraits"; "Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Alaska Art Donated by the Rasmuson Foundation"; "Alaska Positive 2006," 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.

"12x12"; 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 photographer Ron Klein, through March at KTOO, 360 Egan Drive.

"Shadows," through March at the Ruby Room, 171 Shattuck Way, Emporium Mall.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring photography by Steve Christianson in March, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

"Rust, Dirt and Deer Legs," new work by Rachael Juzeler, through March at Two Crow Studio and Gallery, 245 Marine Way.

Plein Rein painters, through March at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 206 N. Franklin St.

night life

Fleet Street, 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, at the Back Room at the Silverbow Inn. 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, March 2; Jazz Mower, 9:30 p.m.-close Friday-Saturday, March 3-4; at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details: 586-1000.

Brave Monkey, jazz-funk, 9:30 p.m., Thursday, March 2; 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.

"Skiers Friday on Monday," ski and snowboarding movies,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; at Marlintini's Lounge.



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