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Posted: Thursday, March 06, 2008

Thursday, March 6

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David Sheakley / Juneau Empire
David Sheakley / Juneau Empire

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day and every night, Triangle Club. Details:586-3140.

Juneau School District All-Elementary-School Art Show, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details:523-1745.

Story time, 11 a.m., Douglas library.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal,6-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: 723-3564 or juneausymphony.org/.

Texas Hold 'Em Tournament, 7 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

"Much Ado About Nothing" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. $27 general, $22 seniors, $17 students. Details: 364-2421.

Contra dance,7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Impromptu and dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Details: 321-3109.

BRAVEmonkey, Doc Water's Pub & Restaurant, downtown. Details: 586-3627.

Big Hair Karaoke with Big Hair Mike, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Open mike, 9 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1000.

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Friday, March 7

Juneau School District All-Elementary-School Art Show, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details:523-1745.

Story time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Lifelong Learning Series Lecture: "The Technological Evolution of Aviation" by Doug Wahto, 1-3 p.m., UAS Egan Building, Glacier View Room 221. $10. Details:796-6147.

Book signing of "500 Handmade Dolls" by Mary Ellen Frank, 4:30-7 p.m., Hearthside Books, downtown. Details: 586-1726.

Shralp! snowboard and ski celebration, 4:30-8:30 p.m., Eaglecrest. $20. Tickets: Hangar on the Wharf, Sequence Snow & Skate Shop, Traffic and Hearthside Books.

"Signs of Spring" annual auction and dinner fundraiser for Discovery Southeast, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Tickets: all book stores and at the door.

"Coastal Surveying in the 21st Century" presentation by Matthew Glazewski, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Family karaoke,6:30-9:30 p.m., Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road.

Reading by broadcast host, writer and producer Katie Bausler, 7 p.m., downtown library.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m.,3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Live jazz, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. With Sammi Baker, vocals; Tom Locher, piano; David Sheakley, drums; and Wayne Norlund, sax. Details:780-2221.

Juneau Student Symphony "Fantasia" concert, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Free. Donations welcome. Details: 723-3564.

"Much Ado About Nothing" performance,7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. $27 general, $22 seniors, $17 students.

Juneau-Douglas Little Theatre presents "An Evening of One Acts," 8 p.m. Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Tickets: $15 general admission, $12 students and seniors; available at Rainy Day Books, valley Hearthside Books.

BRAVEmonkey, Doc Water's Pub & Restaurant, downtown.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, on Jordan Avenue behind the Nugget Mall.

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown.

'The Bastards' in concert, 9:30 p.m.-close Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. No cover. Details: 789-0799.

"Beware the Ides of March Toga & Murder Party," Roman-themed night of games, prizes, dancing at the Alaska Hotel & Bar.

Saturday, March 8

"Yes You Can!" 9th annual ski workshop for women, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Details: 790-2000 ext. 211 or www.skijuneau.com.

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m., Nugget Mall entrance closest to JoAnn's. Details: 364-4457.

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day and every night, Triangle Club.

"Take Better Pictures" classes, 9-11 a.m.: "Learn your SLR." 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: "Learn Your Digital Point and Shoot." The Creating Place. Bring SLR or DSLR camera, manual and tripod. $35. Advance registration required. Details: 780-5437.

Auke Bay Co-op Preschool spring bazaar,10 a.m.-4 p.m., Chapel by the Lake, Smith Hall. Details:523-9733 or catncalypso@yahoo.com.

Juneau School District All-Elementary-School Art Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 523-1745.

"The History of Coffee" presentation with Grady Saunders, 10 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Capital City Quilters annual Quilt Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free.

Chocolate party, 3 p.m., Douglas library. Games and tasting for all ages. Details: 586-0434.

Women of Distinction Gala and silent auction,5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Honoring Alberta Aspen, Betsy Brenneman, Helen Abbott-Watkins and Susan Baxter. $50 individual, $600 for table of 10 reservation. Details: 586-6623.

Dan Hopson, classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel.

"Fantasia Concert" performance by the Juneau Student Symphony,7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Free. Donations welcome. Details: 723-3564.

"Much Ado About Nothing" performance,7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. $27 general, $22 seniors, $17 students.

Juneau-Douglas Little Theatre presents "An Evening of One Acts," 8 p.m. Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Tickets: $15 general admission, $12 for students and senior; available at Rainy Day Books, valley Hearthside Books.

Live jazz, 8-11 p.m., Island Pub, Douglas. With Sammi Baker, Tom Locher, David Sheakley, and Wayne Norlund. Details: 364-1595.

Open Mike, 9 p.m., Squires Rest.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m.-close, G.W. Teal. Details: 789-0501.

Salsa night with Alejandro, 9 p.m.-close, Jaded. Details: 586-1551.

Pastor Lunchmeat & the Clambone Kings, Dixieland-swing-polka-billy-jazz-bop music, 9:30 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar.

'The Bastards' in concert, 9:30 p.m.-close Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. No cover. Details: 789-0799.

Sunday, March 9

Buzztime Trivia,9 a.m., all day and every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Juneau School District All-Elementary-School Art Show, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 523-1745.

Capital City Quilters annual Quilt Show,11 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free.

Snow Jam celebration, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Featuring races, kids obstacle course, human sled dog, bonfire and live music with Fire on McGinnis. Free. Registration starts at 10 a.m. Details: www.uas.alaska.edu.

Juneau-Douglas Little Theatre presents "An Evening of One Acts,"2 p.m. Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Tickets: $15 general admission, $12 for students and senior; available at Rainy Day Books, valley Hearthside Books.

Stories and songs in Spanish and English with Maria Offer, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

"Fantasia Concert" performance by the Juneau Student Symphony, 4 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Free. Donations welcome. Details:723-3564 or juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

"Tai Chi for Health" workshop, 4-5 p.m., Pavitt's Health and Fitness. Free. Details: 321-8520.

Texas Hold 'em Poker,4:30 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

Folk dancing, 6 p.m., downtown JRC/The Alaska Club. Partners not required. Beginners welcome. No charge for instruction. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: 364-2334.

Dan Hopson, classical guitar, 6-8 p.m., Baranof Hotel.

"Much Ado About Nothing" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. $27 general, $22 seniors, $17 students. Details: 364-2421.

Karaoke with Gorgeous George, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Movie night, Rendezvous. Details:586-1270.

Monday, March 10

Glacier Valley Elementary School Presents "Tides and the Tempest," 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Available at Glacier Valley and Hearthside Books. Silent auction begins at 6 p.m. in the JDHS commons.

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day and every night, Triangle Club. Details:586-3140.

Lecture and book signing by journalist Dahr Jamail, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Author of "Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq." Sponsored by the Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Free. Open to all. Details: 586-4409.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal,6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

Beginning oil painting class, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. First of five-week introduction to oil painting. $105 for all five, plus $25 materials fee. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"The Darjeeling Limited" movie showing,8 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. Free. Rated R. Details: 586-4146.

Pajama Karaoke with Malia, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Monday Night Raw, Alaskan Hotel & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1000.

Tuesday, March 11

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day and every night, Triangle Club. Details:586-3140.

Planetarium show with Jason Ginter and volunteers, 6-7 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. All welcome to see the stars and make them shine. Details: Jason, 586-6862, jason_ginter@jsd.k12.ak.us or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

Juneau-Douglas High School music concert, 6:30 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Free. Featuring orchestra, choir and band students. Details: 523-1531.

Texas Hold 'Em Tournament, 7 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Belly dance class,7-8 p.m., Pavitt's Health and Fitness. Class combines stretching, strength and toning exercise with belly dance. Free for Pavitt's members. $12 day pass for nonmembers or $100 for 10-day punch card. Details:789-5556.

Tuesday live drawing session, 7-9 p.m., Ruby Room, in the Emporium Mall behind Heritage Coffee. Details: 586-3440.

Flattlands, acoustic slide, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Island Pub, Douglas. Details: 364-1595.

"The Darjeeling Limited" movie showing,8 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. Free. Rated R. Details: 586-4146.

Karaoke with Harmony, 9 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

Karaoke with Malia,9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Wednesday, March 12

Wednesday adult group hike. Sponsored by Juneau Parks and Recreation. Details:586-0428.

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day and every night, Triangle Club. Details:586-3140.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: 789-2068.

Spring Job Fair,2-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-3740.

"Take Better Pictures: Learn Your Digital Point and Shoot" class, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Creating Place. Bring SLR or DSLR camera, manual and tripod. $25. Advance registration required. Details:780-5437.

Texas Hold 'Em Tournament, 7 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

"Much Ado About Nothing" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. $27 general, $22 seniors, $17 students. Details: 364-2421.

"The Darjeeling Limited" movie showing,8 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. Free. Rated R. Details: 586-4146.

Karaoke with K-Rob,9 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

REGIONAL

Sitka Spring Festival and Arti Gras Festival, March 14-16, in Sitka. Details: Kathy Baker,747-6331, sitkaspringfestival@yahoo.com or sitkaspringfestival.com.

EXHIBITS

Alaska State Museum: "Scenes of Sitka" and "Historical Firearms From Alaska" exhibits open, Friday, March 7; Garry Kaulitz exhibition of 70 new prints, runs through March 29; at 395 Whittier St. Details: 465-2901.

Annie Kaill's: Exhibit by Polaroid transfer artist Noelle Dersé and annual Easter egg hunt, 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, 244 Front St. Details:586-2880.

Back Room at the Silverbow Inn: "The HEART of Bristol Bay: Photographs from our RED Gold," featuring photos by Lauren E. Oakes and Ben Knight, 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, 120 Second St.

Doc Water's: Acrylic paintings and charcoal sketches by Brenda Stern, 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Merchants Wharf.

Hearthside Books, downtown: Mary Ellen Frank signs copies of "500 Handmade Dolls" and shows off examples of her work, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, March 7, at 254 Front St. Details: 586-1726.

Juneau Arts & Culture Center: "Ceci et Cela" exhibit by Beatrice Franklin, Magil Pratt and Alexis Rippe, from a University of Alaska Southeast painting class, 4:3-7 p.m. Friday, 350 Whittier St. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: "12X12" community art installation opening reception, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Fourth and Main streets. Details: 586-3572.

Raven's Journey Gallery: Carving circle featuring Tlingit artist Reginald Peterson Sr., of Sitka, Duane Bosch, of Hoonah, and Ray Watkins, of Juneau, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, at 435 S. Franklin St.

Ruby Room: Hand-painted kimonos by Bridget Milligan, 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, in the Emporium Mall, behind Heritage Coffee. Details: 586-3440.



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