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Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2005

Theater

"The Long Season," written by Chay Yew, directed by Peter DuBois, show opens at 8 p.m. Friday, March 25, and plays through April 10, at Perseverance Theatre. 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 6 p.m. Sundays, except at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 10. Call 463-TIXS, visit http://www.perseverancetheatre.org or Hearthside Books for more information.

"The Carnal Canal: Your Inside Passage to Pleasure," presented by the KitschyYumYum Delectable Burlesque Co., doors open at 9 p.m., show starts at 10 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at The Hangar Ballroom. Tickets, $10-$15, sliding scale. Over 21 only. After-party with DJ Rob Roys until close.

Dancing

Salsa classes with Heather and Antonio, beginning classes 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays (except for March 24); intermediate classes 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays, at Juneau Dance Unlimited studios, Fourth and Seward streets. $10 adults, $8 students. Call 586-5825.

Salsa dance fund-raiser for the Guillen family, 6-8 p.m. Mexican dinner, 8 p.m.-midnight dance with Salsa Borealis, Friday, March 25, at the VFW Hall. All ages. Donation, $20 for dinner and dance, $10 for either dinner or dance. Discounts for students and families.

Concerts

Mei Han, Chinese zheng player, presented by CrossSound 2005, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, at Northern Light United Church. Tickets, $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors. Also plays 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi house in Sitka.

Organ concert, featuring the musical stylings of J. Allan MacKinnon on the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, April 1, at the State Office Building.

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. Closing reception from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, March 25; 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

Alaska Artificial Reef Society membership meeting, 6 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at the Mendenhall library. Divers and nondivers welcome.

"Arctic National Widllife Refuge," a fireside chat presentation by author Debbie Miller, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, March 25, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Call 789-0097.

"Net Loss: The Storm Over Salmon Farming," a film as part of the ongoing "Oceans Home" exhibit at the Alaska State Museum, 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26. Free.

Minerals course, led by Chris DeWitt, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Free. Pre-registration required. Call 586-3572.

Eaglecrest Juneau Writers meeting, with a presentation by Riley Woodford, 2 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at 8452 Kimberly St. in the Valley. Call 790-3038.

Ski Area Easter celebration, 12:30-3 p.m. Sunday, March 27, at the ski area. Visit http://www.skijuneau.com or call 790-2001.

Woven Harmony, guitar-and-loom-team from New Mexico, art reception and short concert, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, March 28, at JAHC gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., free; marketing and management workshop, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at JAHC, free; lecture, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at UAS SAC center; Robert Bluestone master class, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the JDHS library, free; community concert, 7 p.m. Friday, April 1, at JDHS auditorium. $15.

Diversity Week celebration, Monday, March 28-Sunday, April 3. An assortment of events including an International Food Fair, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the National Guard Armory; Diversity Celebration, with Father Michael Oleksa, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Refer to http://www.juneaudiversity.org for more.

night life

Hip-hop with DJ Astronomar, Mondays; open mike, Thursdays; Moses Kane, 9 p.m.-close, Friday-Saturday, March 25-26, 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; at Marlintini's Lounge.

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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