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Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2005

Theater

"Mozart Reimagined," written and directed by Joyce Parry Moore, presented by Opera to GO!, runs at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 10, 17; 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, March 11-12 and 18-19. Advance tickets, $15 general, $10 students and seniors at Hearthside Books. Door tickets, $2 more.

"The Long Season," presented by Perseverance Theatre, pay-as-you-can previews at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 20, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 23. Show opens at 8 p.m. Friday, March 25, at Perseverance Theatre.

Dancing

Thursday Night Contra Dance, with dance band Starr Hill Gang and caller Odette Foster, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building gymnasium, Sixth and Main streets, use Sixth Street entrance. All dances taught and called. Bring clean, soft soled shoes. Call 463-3214 for info.

Salsa classes with Heather and Antonio, beginning classes 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; intermediate classes 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays, at Juneau Dance Unlimited studios, Fourth and Seward streets. $10 adults, $8 students. Call 586-5825.

Scandinavian Folk Dance workshop, presented by The Sons of Norway, with Juneau instructor John Laskey and Seattle instructor Don Greenberg, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Juneau Yacht Club. $10 and open to the public. Slideshow at 7:15 p.m. More dancing from 8-9 p.m. with Laskey and accordion player Dale Wygant. Evening workshop is free.

Concerts

Organ Concert, featuring the stylings of J. Allan MacKinnon on the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, March 18, at the State Office Building.

Thunder Mountain Big Band, 8-11 p.m. Friday, March 18, at the Elks Lodge, 109 S. Franklin Street. Dance instruction from 8-8:30 p.m. $10 at the door. Alcohol will be served.

Seven-person recital, with Jack Unzicker, double bass; Sue Kazama, piano; Steve Tada, violin; Kayla Boettcher, violin; Jenny Quinn, viola; Jared Carlson, cello; Tasha Walen, double bass; 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

Exhibits

"Ocean Homes," photos and essays of the sea, sponsored by the Alaska Marine Conservation Council, runs through mid-April, marine lecture and film series, 1-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, March 12-April 9; "Baby It's Cold Outside," a collection of winter-related objects; and the Alaska Photographic Center's "Rarefied Light 2004," runs through April 16, 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," more than 40 Juneau artists creating art in foot-by-foot squares for an in-process installation, ends March 26; Collector's Series, Part II: Michael Reid Hunter's collection of "Keen Stuff," runs through April 15; Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Call 586-3572.

New work by Juneau iconographer Charles Rohrbacher, runs through March at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., 586-ARTS.

"Dog & Cat Show," runs through March at KTOO. For more information, call Connie Munro at 586-3694.

The Ruby Room, featuring artistic pieces related to the theme "Addiction," runs through March, behind Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall. Details: 586-3440.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring work of Michelle Morrell in March. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m.-9 p.m., daily.

New baskets by Norma Fleek, runs through month, Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St., 586-2880.

New work by C. Ashton Allen, runs through March at the Friendly Planet Loft, 200 Seward St., 586-2471.

Antique paintings, runs through March at Little City Gallery, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-4048.

Events

"The Grizzly Maze - Timothy Treadwell's Fatal Obsession with Alaskan Bears," a fireside chat presentation by local author and photographer Nick Jans, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, March 18, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free.

Women's History Month storytelling workshop, with Anne C. Fuller, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Call 586-3572.

"Empty Oceans, Empty Nets," 57-minute film as part of the ongoing "Oceans Home" exhibit at the Alaska State Museum, 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19.

Five-string bluegrass banjo demonstration, with Howard Dixon, of Kentucky, and Matt Coppick, of the Berklee College of Music, 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Little City Gallery, 171 Shattuck Way, above the Nickelodeon. Call 586-4048.

Night life

DJ Astronomar, Mondays; open mike, Thursdays; at the Alaskan.

Splinter Pickers, every Thursday; at the Imperial Billiard & Bar.

NBA Season Pass, every day; Mega March Madness, 3 p.m. March 17-27; Karaoke with Ryan, Sundays and Tuesdays, 9 p.m.-closing; Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Mondays and Wednesdays; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Thursdays-Saturdays; Free Pool and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sundays; St. Patrick's Day Party, 5 p.m. Thursday, March 17, live music with The Swingers, 9 p.m.; Roughhouse Boxing, 9 p.m. Friday, March 18, at Marlintini's Lounge. Boxing tickets at ANB Hall and Marlintini's.

NBA Season Pass, daily; classical guitar with John Unzicker in the Velvet Room, 6-9 p.m., every Tuesday-Sunday, at Doc Water's.

Tom Locher, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, at the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-6900.

To be announced, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays, at the Sandbar.

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

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



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