What's happening

Posted: Thursday, March 18, 2004

Theater

"As You Like It," presented by Theatre in the Rough, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, through March 27, at McPhetres Hall, Fourth and Gold streets. Tickets available at Hearthside Books or at the door. Call 364-3858 for more information.

"UP! The Man in the Flying Lawn Chair," presented by Perseverance Theatre, 7 p.m. Sunday, March 28, at Juneau-Douglas High School. Tickets at Hearthside Books and Perseverance Theatre.

Exhibits

"Collecting Alaska: Recent Acquisitions," runs through April 17 at the Alaska State Museum.

"The Glory of Glaciers," at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, 586-3572.

"Alaska Positive 2004," runs through April 3 at the Alaska State Museum. 2004 All-State High School Art Exhibition, opens 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 5. Winter admission is $3, youth 18 and younger are free. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Call 465-2901.

Jim Fowler, new landscapes, Valentine's Coffee House, 111 Seward St., 463-5144.

"Three by the Sea," new work by Norma Fleek, Marcheta Mouton and Colleen Goldrich, at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front Street. Runs through March. Call 586-2880.

"Bundles," organic works by Juneau artist Dianne Baxter, at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 206 N. Franklin Street, 586-ARTS. Gallery is open 12-4 p.m. weekdays and by appointment.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring oil painter Paula Wright in March. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Juneau Cooperative Preschool's Second Annual Children's Art Exhibit at the Empire Gallery, on the corner of Second and Franklin. Call Susan, 790-6963.

"The UAS Art Faculty Exhibit," noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through March 27, at the Juneau Douglas City Museum. Free. Call 586-3572.

"Native Art Exhibit," new works by Wayne Price, Heber Reece and Levi Tetpon, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays in March, at The Raven's Journey, 435 South Franklin Street, 463-4686.

Dances

Salsa classes with Antonio Diaz and Heather Haugland, $5 brush-up class for all former students to get ready for Cambalache concert, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18, Juneau Dance Unlimited, corner of Fourth and Seward streets. Call 586-5825. New classes start in mid-April after Folk Festival.

West Coast Swing Dancers, noon-1 p.m. every Sunday, at the University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities Center. Call Shane, 790-4997.

Northern Nights Ballroom Club, 1-3 p.m. every Sunday, at the University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities Center. Call Shane, 790-4997.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Thursday, March 18, at the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building Gym. All dances taught, beginners welcome. Wear cool clothing and clean, soft-soled shoes. Details: 463-3214.

Events

Fireside Chats: "Smaller can be better - Travels to the less familiar parks of Southern Africa," 6:30 and 8 p.m., Friday, March 19, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

Smash'n Fash'n Show fundraiser for Helping Hands, 7 p.m., Friday, March 19, at the Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. Bring $5 or five cans of food. Details: Barb, 523-1507.

Kids Day at the Glacier "Rock Art" by Forest Service Naturalist Michelle Warrenchuk, 11 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March 20, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-7. Details: Michelle, 789-6635.

Global Day of Action on the First Anniversary of the Iraq War, 4 p.m., Saturday, March 20 at the Dimond Court plaza, Fourth and Main St.; reading of the names of the dead and procession to Northern Light United Church for a 6 p.m. potluck and performance by local musicians. All-night candlelight vigil follows at the court plaza. Co-sponsored by Veterans for Peace and Juneau People for Peace & Justice. Details: 586-4409.

Tlingit Beading Class, noon-4 p.m., Saturday March 20 and 27, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Expert Tlingit bead artist Florence Sheakley will teach students 16 and older bead floral designs on felt. Pre-registration and payment required. Details: Jane, 586-3572.

Spring Break Youth Art Class: Folk Art Painting, 1-3:30 p.m., March 22-26, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Instructor Judy Rice will teach ages eight and up about the different types of folk art painting from Russia, Japan, Norway and America. Pre-registration and payment required. Details and registration: 586-3572.

Reception, presentation and book signing by Virginia Euwer Wolff, 7 p.m., Sunday, March 28, at the downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Writers' Workshop by Virginia Euwer Wolff, 2 p.m., Monday, March 29, at the Mendenhall Valley library. For adults and young adults. Called to register. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Concerts

JDHS Music Department Choral & Orchestra Concert, featuring the JDHS string orchestra, chamber orchestra, mixed choir and concert choir, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in the JDHS auditorium. Details, 523-1583.

Cambalache Salsa Band Concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 19, at the ANB Hall. General admission is $20, students/seniors $15 and family $65. Details, 523-2787. Tickets include salsa lesson with Heather Haugland and Antonio Diaz from 7-7:30 p.m.

Chilly Ridge Rounders, bluegrass from Haines, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at Friendly Planet, Second and Seward streets. $5.

Night life

NBA Season Pass, all NBA games on satellite, daily; Mega March Madness, all games on satellite starting 3:30 p.m. March 18; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-close, Fridays and Saturdays; Karaoke with K-Rob and Hot Skot, 9 p.m.-close, Sundays-Wednesdays, at Marlintini's.

Tom Locher, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, Goldbelt Hotel, Chinook's. Details: 586-6900.

Troy Hull, 8 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday; 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, at the Sandbar.

9-Ball Tournament and Live Jazz, 7 and 8 p.m., Tuesdays; 8-Ball Tournament, 7 p.m. Wednesdays; Karaoke and dance music, 9 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, at the Viking.

Live music, Friday night, bull riding, Saturday night, at Henry's Food and Spirits in the Mendenhall Mall. Details: 796-3663.

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

Open mike Thursdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing, at the Alaskan.

Latin dance night, 9-11:30 p.m., Tuesdays, at the Imperial.

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



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