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Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2006

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"Hair," presented by Perseverance Theatre, opens Friday, March 10, and runs Wednesdays, March 15, 22, 29, April 5 and 12; Thursdays, March 16, 23, 30, April 6 and 13; Fridays, March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7 and 14; Saturdays, March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8 and 15; Sundays, March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9 and 16; all performances are at 7:30 p.m., except for 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday, April 15-16. Pay-as-you-can on March 11, 12, 15 and 16. Tickets at Hearthside Books, 463-TIXS or http://www.perseverancetheatre.org.

"Always Patsy Cline," 8 p.m. Friday, March 10, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at Marlintini's Lounge.

"Visual Vibrations," presented by the Juneau deaf community, 3 p.m. Sunday, March 12, at Perseverance Theatre.

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, through March 22, at The Rock Dump. Classes are $10 each on a drop-in basis or $90 for all 11 courses.

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 caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Call: 321-3109.

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 started 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 10, at the State Office Building.

Stewart Ely, "Something Old, Something New," with Sean Tracey and Maridon Boario, 8 p.m. Friday, March 10, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 West 10th St. $8 at the door.

A preview of the Juneau-Douglas High School festival band Carnegie Hall concert, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, at the JDHS auditorium. Pay-as-you-can.

Juneau-Douglas High School orchestra, choir and band concert, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the JDHS auditorium. Pay-as-you-can.

events

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.

"Taku and Hubbard Glaciers: Two Advancing Alaska Glaciers that are Bucking the Regional Trend," a presentation by Ryan Scott for the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center fireside chat, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, March 10. Free. Call, 789-6640.

Alaska Ocean Film Festival 2006, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 10-11, at the Back Room at the Silverbow Inn. Free.

Spring for the Arts Gala, a benefit for the Juneau Community Charter School, 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Juneau-Douglas High School commons. $12 general admission, $5 for kids 12 and under, free for kids 3 and under. Tickets at Hearthside Books or from charter school families.

Women's History Storytelling Workshop, with Anne C. Fuller, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Pre-register at 586-3572.

Juneau School District Elementary Art Show, mall hours on Saturday and Sunday, March 11-12, at the Nugget Mall.

Book release reception for Cindy Dyson's "And She Was: A Novel," 12 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, at downtown Hearthside Books.

Presentation and book signing with Mike D'Orso, author of "Eagle Blue: A Team, A Tribe and a High School Basketball Season in Arctic Alaska," 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall.

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.

"Best of the Year '05," work by Juneau Empire photographers Brian Wallace and Michael Penn, at the downtown library.

"Flashback: Photographs from the Sixties," work by Mark Daughhetee and Ken DeRoux, runs in the Perseverance Theatre Phoenix Room during performances of "Hair."

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

Julie and Jazz, 6 p.m. Friday, March 10, at the Island Pub. No cover. Call 364-1595 for information.

Monday night Raw with DJ Astronomar, every Monday; Spank the Dog, 9:30 p.m.-close, Wednesday, March 15; open mike, 9:30 p.m.-close Thursday, March 9; at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details: 586-1000.

Brave Monkey, jazz-funk, 9:30 p.m., Thursday, March 9; Robert Cohen Trio, 9:30 p.m., swing, blues and bop, Friday-Saturday, March 10-11, John Unzicker on classical guitar, Friday, March 10, 7-9 p.m., in the Velvet Room; Jesse Stringer, singer/songwriter, 8 p.m. Sunday March 11, Teri Tibbett, singer/songwriter, 9 p.m. Wednesday March 15; 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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