What's happening

Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2002

Theater

"The Wooden Breeks," pay-as-you-can 7:30 tonight at Perseverance Theatre. Opens 8 p.m. Friday and runs through March 24. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Sundays, (final Sunday 2 p.m.), with pay-as-you-can Wednesday, March 20.

Events

Capital City Quilters' "Quilt 2002," 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at Centennial Hall, display of 125 quilts, demonstrations, silent auction for quilts, free admission.

"Bicycle Touring in Siberia and the Russian Far East," with Mike Blackwell, 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, part of the Forest Service Fireside Presentations, free.

"Zip A Dee Doo Dah," 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Northern Light United Church, with magician Jeff Brown as emcee, storyteller Auntie Grace, The Funny Bones, The Heart Strings, The Phenomenal Preschool Teachers and Don't Go Stey (Martha Scott and Jim Stey), benefit show for Juneau Co-op Preschool, $15 for a family, $5 adults, $3 kids.

Workshops

String workshop, with music professor Kathleen ButlerHopkins, Saturday and Sunday at University of Alaska Southeast Hendrickson Building, sponsored by Juneau Jazz and Classics. Call 4633378 to register. Recital performance by workshop musicians at 4 p.m. Sunday at Hendrickson Building, free.

Face Jugs: Clay workshop for Youth, students hand-build coil pots and create face jugs out of them, spring break workshop March 25-29 for students 8-12, at Juneau Douglas City Museum, class size limited, call 586-3572 for details.

Dancing

Save the Land Jam, dance with Kudzu, the Fiery Gypsies and the Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, 7 p.m. Friday at ANB Hall, over 21 only, $10, $7 for students, benefit for the Gustavus Land Legacy.

Juneau-Douglas High School Jazz Band Community Dance, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Juneau Senior Center on 12th Street, $5 couple, $3 single, benefits Meals on Wheels and the JDHS Jazz Band.

Exhibits

"Fabulous Fibers...and Beads," exhibit of art by Ellen Anderson, needlework; Nancy Karacand, beadwork; and Sue Sloss, hand-dyed fabrics, opening Friday with a reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery.

"Third Annual Juneau-Douglas High School Art Show," exhibit of works by Juneau-Douglas High School art students, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, through March 30.

"A Juneau Portrait," paintings, prints and photos of Juneau faces from the past 100 years at Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

"Landmarks of Light: Preserving Alaska's Lighthouses," exhibit at Juneau-Douglas City Museum, free admission, open Tuesday-Saturday afternoons.

"Found Objects," display by scuba divers, coordinated by Channel Dive Center, exhibit at Douglas library.

"Eight Stars of Gold: The Story of Alaska's Flag," exhibit at the Alaska State Museum commemorates the 75th anniversary of Alaska's flag, through March 30.

State museum hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3 adults, 18 and under free.

Nightlife

Open mike, 8 p.m.-midnight every Thursday at the Alaskan Bar.

Q.E.D., Edmonton, Alberta, rock band plays originals and top 40, 9:30 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday at Marlintini's Lounge, no cover, through March 30; karaoke Sunday-Wednesday nights.

Coffeehouse performances, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Northern Light United Church, free, call Greg Boettner, 586-3131.

Northern Pacific, rock 'n' roll, classic rock, 10 p.m. Saturday, Karaoke, 10 p.m. Thursdays at Henry's in the Mendenhall Center, no cover.

The Swingers, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday at The Rendezvous, karaoke 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.

The Mudflaps, Juneau electric blues band, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Wednesday at Squire's Rest, no cover.

Troy Hull, solo singer and guitarist, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, at the Sandbar. No cover.



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