What's happening

Posted: Thursday, March 04, 2004

Theater

"As You Like It," opens at 8 p.m. Friday, March 5, at McPhetres Hall. Plays Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Call 364-3858.

Exhibits

"Collecting Alaska: Recent Acquisitions," runs through April 17 at the Alaska State Museum.

"The Glory of Glaciers," at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, 586-3572.

"Alaska Positive 2004," runs through April 3 at the Alaska State Museum. 2004 All-State High School Art Exhibition, opens 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 5. Winter admission is $3, youth 18 and younger are free. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Call 465-2901.

Jim Fowler, new landscapes, Valentine's Coffee House, 111 Seward St., 463-5144.

"Three by the Sea," new work by Norma Fleek, Marcheta Mouton and Colleen Goldrich, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 5, at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front Street. Runs through March. Call 586-2880.

Vintage clothing sale, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 5, at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way.

"Bundles," organic works by Juneau artist Dianne Baxter, opens 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, March 5, at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 206 N. Franklin Street, 586-ARTS. Gallery is open 12-4 p.m. weekdays and by appointment.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring oil painter Paula Wright in March. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Juneau Cooperative Preschool's Second Annual Children's Art Exhibit and Silent Auction, 4:30-8 p.m. Friday, March 5, at the Empire Gallery, on the corner of Second and Franklin. Details: Susan, 790-6963.

"The UAS Art Faculty Exhibit," 4:30-7 p.m. public reception, Friday, March 5, noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through March 27, at the Juneau Douglas City Museum. Free. Details: 586-3572.

Dances

Salsa classes with Antonio Diaz and Heather Haugland, intermediate classes on Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m., beginning classes Thursdays 7-8:30 p.m. Juneau Dance Unlimited, corner of Fourth and Seward streets. Call 586-5825.

West Coast Swing Dancers, noon-1 p.m. every Sunday, at the University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities Center. Details: Shane, 790-4997.

Northern Nights Ballroom Club, 1-3 p.m. every Sunday, at the University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities Center. Details: Shane, 790-4997.

English Country Dance, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, March 7, at the Capital School Gym. The Dominoes, a recorder band, will play music and Odette Foster will teach and call the dances. No previous experience or partners are needed. Wear flat, soft-soled shoes; use Sixth Stree entrance. $4. Details: 586-1787.

Events

Japanese Storytelling with Magical Mask, Mim and Music by Kuniko Yamamoto, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, March 5, at the Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. $2 students with teachers, $5 members of the community. Details and registration: 586-ARTS.

"Mendenhall Glacier: Flowing Through Time," by author Katherine Hocker and photographer David Job, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, March 5, at Hearthside Books' downtown location.

Lectures by author Gretel Ehrlich, noon at the UAS Lake Room and 7 p.m. at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall on Friday, March 5. Both talks are free and are part of Women's History Month.

"Snow Leopards of Mongolia" slideshow by award-winning photographer Joel Bennett for the Southeast Alaska Land Trust, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 5, at Centennial Hall. Details: 586-4275.

Community Discussion: Why is the Red Cross Visiting Saddam Hussain?" Presented by Nancy Barros, local International Red Cross volunteer, 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, March 8, at Friendly Planet, 200 Seward.

"Building Democracy into a New Capitol for Alaska" by Charles Goodsell, professor emeritus of public policy, 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, in the Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-0203.

Alaska Design Forum presents landscape architect Julie Bargmann, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, back room at the Silverbow Inn. $10 for the general public, $7 ADF members, and $5 for "starving artists." Details: 790-2901.

Best of four JUMP film festivals, 7 p.m. Friday, March 12, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Free, with donations accepted.

"Adventures and Nightingales," stories about Juneau women by Anne C. Fuller, 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 13, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

"Mardi Gras in March," Coast Guard Women's Association's 17th Annual Charity Dinner and Auction, 6 p.m. Saturday, March 13, at the Baranof Hotel. Proceeds benefit local nonprofit organizations. Details: Deana, 463-2050, or Dannette, 789-8470.

Concerts

Sofa Kings, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at the Friendly Planet Trading Co., 200 Seward St. $7 cover charge, refreshments served. Details: 586-2471.

"Swingin' in the Rain," presented by Juneau Jazz & Classics, 7 p.m. Friday, March 5, at the ANB Hall. $15. Tickets available at Hearthside Books and on the Web at www.jazzandclassics.org. Details: 463-3378.

Symphony Showcase, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 6, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 7, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. $10 at the door. Details: 586-4788.

Night life

NBA Season Pass, all NBA games on satellite, daily; Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays; The Bastards, 9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4; Roughhouse Boxing, 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 5, tickets on sale at Marlintini's and ANB Hall; dance music on Saturday; Comedy Night with John Dicrosta, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 11, at Marlintini's.

Troy Hull, 8 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday; 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, at the Sandbar.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Thursdays; Wednesday night Dart's, at Henry's Food and Spirits in the Mendenhall Mall. Details: 796-3663.

Local music on "Wet Wednesdays;" The Rockn Roll Machine's Jam Night, 9:30 p.m., Saturdays, at Squires Rest in Auke Bay. Details: 789-7829.

Open mike Thursdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Sofa Kings, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, March 6, at the Alaskan.

Latin dance night, Tuesdays, 8:30-11 p.m., Imperial.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Wednesdays, at the Rendezvous.



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