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Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2006


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"Hair," presented by Perseverance Theatre, runs Wednesdays, March 22, 29, April 5 and 12; Thursdays, March 16, 23, 30, April 6 and 13; Fridays, March 17, 24, 31, April 7 and 14; Saturdays, March 18, 25, April 1, 8 and 15; Sundays, March 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. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and matineees, $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students; Fridays and Saturdays, $25/ $20/$15. Tickets at Hearthside Books, 463-TIXS or http://www.perseverancetheatre.org.

"Fool for Love," presented by Perseverance Theatre, 11 p.m.-midnight, Fridays and Saturdays, March 17-18 and 24-25; 2-3 p.m. Sundays, March 19 and 26, in the Phoenix Room. Pay-as-you-can.

"Us & Them," presented by Northern Lights Junior Theatre, 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 17, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19, in the Nugget Mall. Advance, $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and available at Hearthside Books. Door, $10 and $6.


"Don Giovanni," presented by Opera to GO!, preview at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16; runs at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, March 17-18 and 24-25, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. $22 for adults, $17 for students and seniors. Tickets at Hearthside Books and at the door.


New England Barn Dance, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at St. Ann's Parish Center, Fifth and Harris streets. Instruction begins at 7:30 p.m. Live music with Impromptu and dance caller Jim Grammel. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Cost: $8 public, $7 members of the Alaska Folk Festival and Juneau International Folk Dancers, $5 seniors and students. Call: 321-3109.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium, the Old Capital School gym. Use Sixth Street entrance. Dance with Tom Paul and friends and dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call: 321-3109.


"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.

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.

Discovery Southeast annual auction dinner and fundraiser, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, March 17, at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

A presentation on the works of Jennie Werner, Genevieve Harmon, Charlotte Nicholson and Josephine Crumrine, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Alaska State Museum. Free.

"HeART and Sole," ballroom dancing, art exhibition, silent dessert auction and concert, 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at Glacier Valley Elementary School. Ballroom dancing workshop from 6-7. Thunder Mountain Big Band from 7-8:30. $5 per person and $15 per family.


"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. $3 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

Fire on McGinnis, 9 p.m.-midnight, Friday, March 17; Bluegrass 101, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, March 18; at the Island Pub. No cover. Details: 364-1595.

Monday night Raw with DJ Astronomar, every Monday; swing dancing with DJ Hepcat, 9 p.m.-close; open mike, 9:30 p.m.-close Thursday, March 16; BRAVE Monkey, 9:30 p.m.-close Friday-Saturday, March 17-18, at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details: 586-1000.

BRAVE Monkey, jazz-funk, 9:30 p.m., Thursday, March 16; Spank the Dog, Friday; John Unzicker and Wayne Norlund, Saturday; Jessie Stringer, Sunday; Uncle Sam Burrous, Monday and Tuesday; C. Scott Fry, Wednesday; at Doc Water's Pub & Restaurant. Details: 586-3627.

"Skiers Friday on Monday," ski and snowboarding movies; McLaughlin Family Band, 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 17, 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; St. Patrick's Day special with free corned beef and cabbage and The Swingers, festivities at 5 p.m., music at 9 p.m. at Marlintini's Lounge.

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