What's Happening

Posted: Thursday, April 01, 2004

Opera

"L'Enfant et les Sortiléges," presented by Opera To Go, and the Juneau Symphony, performing the works of Saint-Saens, Debussy and Fauré, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 3, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 4, at the Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. Concert conversations begin one hour before each performance. Tickets at Hearthside Books, at the door and www.juneau.com/symphony. Advance: $18 general admission, $13 students and seniors, $10 for 12 and under. Door: $20 general, $15 students and seniors, $10 for 12 and under.

Exhibits

"Collecting Alaska: Recent Acquisitions," runs through April 17 at the Alaska State Museum. Curator Steve Henrikson will discuss the items in "Newly Acquired Artifacts and the Stories Behind Them," 7 p.m. Friday, April 12. Free on First Fridays. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, admission is $3 and youth 18 and younger are admitted free. Call 465-2901.

"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.

New work by Amy Fletcher and Jenna O'Fontanella, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, and runs through month at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Alaska Photographic Arts Association spring show, opens 4-7 p.m. Friday, April 2, at KTOO conference room, 360 Egan Drive. Shows through month. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays.

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

New work by Alli Rosen, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, and shows through the month at The Friendly Planet Loft, Second and Seward streets.

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

David Riccio, paintings, prints, fabric art and mixed media; Jeanette Lackey, mono prints and mixed media prints; John Stoll, paintings, giclee prints; opens 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, and runs through the month at the Empire Gallery, Second and Franklin Streets.

"Narrative Painting," by David Woodie, opens 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, April 2, and shows noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through May 1, at the Juneau Douglas City Museum. Free. Call 586-3572.

Native Art Exhibit, featuring walrus ivory carvings by St. Lawrence Island carver Ron Apangalook and whalebone sculptures from the village of Shishmaref, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays in March, at The Raven's Journey, 435 South Franklin Street, 463-4686.

Second Annual UAS Student Juried Exhibition reception, 4:30-6 p.m., Friday, April 2, at the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Gallery. Details: Jane, 465-6438.

Dances

Salsa classes with Antonio Diaz and Heather Haugland. Call 586-5825. New classes start in mid-April.

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

New England Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., Friday, March 27, at Centennial Hall. Odette Foster will teach and call the dances; no previous experience or partners are needed. $7. Details: 586-1787.

Books

Reading and booksigning with Wendy Pearlman, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at Hearthside Books located in the Nugget Mall.

Booksigning with Juneau author James Brooks, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, at the downtown Hearthside Books, and 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 3, at Hearthside Books located in the Nugget Mall.

Teri Sloat, author of "Eye of the Needle" and "Hungry Giant of the Tundra," evening appearance at the downtown library, Sunday, April 4.

Events

"The Company," a Robert Altman film for ballet, presented as a fund-raiser for Juneau Dance Unlimited, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at the Goldtown Nickelodeon. $10.

15th Annual Discovery Southeast Dinner and Auction, salmon and chicken barbecue, auction, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, at the ANB Hall, W. Willoughby Ave. $5 youth, $20 adults, $45 for families. Tickets at Hearthside, Rainy Day and the Observatory. Details: Larry, 463-1500.

Lee Maracle, Canadian author, poetry and prose reading, 8-10 p.m. Friday, April 2, at UAS Egan Library lecture hall, room 112. Free. Details, 465-6423.

"Voices of Diversity," UAS students' reader's theater, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 3, UAS Egan Library lecture hall, room 112. Free. 465-6423.

"Night at the Casbah," Middle Eastern dance and a four-course dinner, seating begins at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 3, at The Gold Room. Reservations, 586-2660.

"MADDhatter's Tea Party," 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 4, at the Mountain View Senior Center, sponsored by MADD Juneau Chapter. Desserts, centerpieces, auction, music, dollar auction and high tea delicacies. Creative hat-wearing is encouraged. Details, 463-2562.

"94 Northface Exhibition," a 30-minute slideshow by Gordy Vernon about an expedition to the top of Mount Everest, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at Friendly Planet, Second and Seward streets. Free.

Concerts

Dr. Chan E. Park, Korean music and p'ansori song, with Jocelyn Clark, zither, presented by CrossSound, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at Northern Light United Church. $10 general admission, $5 for students and seniors.

Evgney Chernonog, Steinway jazz pianist, noon Friday, April 2, State Office Building atrium. Free.

Pat Henry, acoustic blues and original songs from Starr Hill, 8 p.m. Friday, April 2, at McPhetres Hall, Fourth and Gold streets. $10.

Billapalooza, an auction and concert to benefit the widow of local musician Bill Kozlowski, with appearances by Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, Peabody's Monster and Contra Public, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 3, at the Hangar Ballroom, $20, 21 and over. Tickets available at the Alaskan, the door or from friends and family of Sierra Kaden. Details, 321-4825.

Lee Zimmerman, baritone cellist from Montana, gypsy music, jazz and the world, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at Friendly Planet, Second and Seward streets, $5.

Comedy

Morally Improv-erished, 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 8-9, in the Hangar Ballroom. Juneau's sketch comedy quintet will introduce several new games. Tickets, $5, reserve an eight-person table for $35 or pre-select seats. Details, juneauimprov@gci.net.

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.

Kenny Knapp, 9 p.m.-close, Wednesdays-Sundays, 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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