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Posted: Thursday, March 03, 2005

Theater

"Always ... Patsy Cline," sponsored by the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, March 4-5, and 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 10-12, at Marlintini's. $17 at the door, $15 in advance at Hearthside Books, Marlintini's, JAHC and the Paradise Cafe.

"Mozart Reimagined," presented by Opera to GO!, free preview at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, runs at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 10, 17; 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, March 4-5, 11-12 and 18-19. Advance tickets, $15 general, $10 students and seniors at Hearthside Books. Door tickets, $2 more.

Dance

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building gymnasium, Sixth and Main street. With Full Circle and caller Odette Foster. Use Sixth Street entrance. All dances taught and called. Call 463-3214 for info.

Girl Scouts' Mother-Daughter Luau, 7-9 p.m. Friday, March 4, at ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby. Each Girl Scout should bring their mom, or a favorite adult woman. Polynesian dancers, singing, activities and finger foods. $8 per person. Call 463-3214.

Friday Night Contra Dance with music by Rex and calling by Tom Paul and Jim Grammell, 8-11 p.m. Friday, March 4, at St. Ann's Parish Hall on Fifth Street between Gold and Harris; instruction from 7:30-8 p.m. All dances taught and called. $8 public, $7 members of AFF and JIF. $5 seniors and students. Children under 12, VISTAs, Americorps and JVs free.

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

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

Juneau Symphony Showcase, featuring Brahms, Piazzolla, Reinecke and Manziarly by Lisa Ibias, Sue Kazama, Jared Carlson, Mary Watson, John Schumann, Sharon Hatch and Sally Schlichting, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 5, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. $10 at the door. juneausymphony.org or 586-HORN.

Events

Heritage Coffee Gala, poetry reading, kids' book reading and mural drawing, a fund-raiser to bring Mary Lyn Ray to town, 3-6 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at South Franklin Street shop.

"A Tectonic Masterpiece - The Geologic History of Southeast Alaska," a fireside chat presentation by Chris Dewiit, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, March 4, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free.

Author Tamora Pierce, writing workshop for young adults, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 5, at the Douglas Library, and public presentation, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the downtown library. 586-0434.

Charlie The Juggling Clown, 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.

Author Linda Hogan, visiting University of Alaska Southeast on Thursday, March 10, 1:30-3 p.m. at the Auke Lake campus, and 7 p.m. at the Egan Library. Free.

Exhibits

Regional science fair, 4:30-9 p.m. Friday, March 4, and 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the Marie Drake gymnasium. Free.

"Ocean Homes," photos and essays of the sea, opens Friday, March 4; presentation by photographer Alan Parks at 6 p.m., marine lecture and film series, 1-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, March 12-April 9; "Baby It's Cold Outside," a collection of winter-related objects; and the Alaska Photographic Center's "Rarefied Light 2004," through April 16, at Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. $5 for adults, youth under 18 free. For details, call 465-2901.

"12X12," more than 40 Juneau artists creating art in foot-by-foot squares for an in-process installation, opening reception, Friday, March 4, ends March 26; Collector's Series, Part II: Michael Reid Hunter's collection of "Keen Stuff," opening reception, Friday, March 4, runs through April 15; Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Call 586-3572.

New work by Juneau iconographer Charles Rohrbacher, runs through March at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., 586-ARTS.

"Dog & Cat Show," opening reception at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, runs through March at KTOO. For details, call Connie Munro at 586-3694.

The Ruby Room, featuring artistic pieces related to the theme "Addiction," runs through March, 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 watercolor painter and printmaker Michelle Morrell in March. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m.-9 p.m., daily.

New baskets by Norma Fleek, runs through month, with an in-store Easter egg hunt on March 4, Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St., 586-2880.

New work by C. Ashton Allen, runs through March at the Friendly Planet Loft, 200 Seward St., 586-2471.

Antique paintings, runs through March at Little City Gallery, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-4048.

Night Life

Hip-hop with DJ Astronomar, Mondays; Trivia night, 8-10:30 p.m. Tuesdays; open mike Thursdays; at the Alaskan.

Splinter Pickers, every Thursday; No Drama, Friday-Saturday, March 4-5, 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 Doc Water's.

Tom Locher, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, at the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-6900.

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