What's Happening

Posted: Thursday, April 03, 2003

Theater

"Winesburg: Small Town Life," at Perseverance Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Perseverance Theatre. Tickets $17 for adults, $13 for students/seniors on Thursdays and Sundays, $22 for adults, $18 for students/seniors on Fridays and Saturdays, available at Hearthside Books, at the theater box office at 364-2421 ext. 35, or online at www.perseverancetheatre.org. Runs until April 6.

Concerts

"Musical Celebrations," the Juneau Symphony celebrates its 40th anniversary with the Juneau Student Symphony, Youth Concerto Competition winner Franz Felkl and concert pianist Alexander Tutunov, at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Centennial Hall. $16 general, $13 student/senior, $8 children in advance, all tickets are $2 more at the door if not sold out, available at Hearthside Books. Pay-as-you-can family concert at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Centennial Hall. Details: 586-HORN.

"Music in the Museum," a pre-folk festival public jam session with musicians from River of Life, Happy to Be Here, and the Bluegrass Reunion Students, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main Streets. Details: 586-3572.

The 29th Annual Alaska Folk Festival, with weekday evening concerts from 7 to 11 p.m. Monday, April 7, to Sunday, April 13, from 7-11:30 p.m. Details: www.alaskafolkfest.org.

Dance

The 29th Annual Alaska Folk Festival Dance, 7 p.m. to midnight, Thursday, April 10, at the National Guard Armory. Details: www.alaskafolkfest.org.

Events

Peruvian dinner and dance, at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, at The Back Room at the Silverbow. $28.50 for dinner and dance, alcohol not included. Reservations: Jill, 586-4146. Details: Antonio, 586-1292.

University of Alaska Southeast Humanities Conference, panels of speakers will share perperspectives on work, featuring state Sen. Georgianna Lincoln, Perseverance Theatre artistic director Peter DuBois, eco-tourism entrepreneurs Becky Cook and Sean James, and an abbreviated staging of the play "Working," 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at the Egan Library. Details: Kevin, 465-6530.

A Youth Action Fair and Community Conversation about young people in our community, 2:30-9 p.m. Friday, April 4, at Marie Drake building. Agencies involving youth will sponsor booths for kids and adults who would like to get involved. Details: Laury, 523-1567.

Discovery Southeast's Annual Dinner and Auction, at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the ANB Hall. Tickets are $5 for kids, $20 for adults or $40 per family, available at Hearthside Books, Rainy Day Books and at the door.

The Juneau-Douglas High School Dance Team Community Show, with this season's dance routines, Oregon Hip-Hop dance group Urban Shock, Janice Holst Dancers, JDHS Dance Team soloist Rachel Scandling, and the Drill Team Dads, 7-9:15 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Juneau-Douglas High School main gym. $8 in advance, $10 at the door, tickets available at Hearthside Books and JDHS Activities Office.

Exhibits

"Earth, Fire and Fibre," a biennial juried exhibition of objects made by Alaska artists, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, at the Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Runs through April 19. Details: 465-2901.

"Looking Both Ways," a preview of a traveling summer exhibition on the Alutiiq cultural renaissance in Southcentral Alaska, reception 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Alaska State Museum. Details: 465-2901.

"Third Annual Alaska Photographic Arts Association Spring Exhibit." Reception 5 p.m. Friday, April 4 at the KTOO building. Runs through May 1.

"Untitled New Work," paintings by Asha Falcon, opening reception 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, at Rock Paper Scissors Gallery.

"Art Against War: Juneau Artists for Peace," featuring painting, printmaking, sculpture, poetry, and music by local artists. Opening reception 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 4, at the Empire Gallery. Gallery will also be open from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 5.

"2003 UAS Student Juried Exhibition," work by students sponsored by the University of Alaska Southeast and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, opening reception 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Gallery.

"A Duality," paintings by Alan Munro and Paul Disdier, will be on exhibit at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum through April 19.

"100 years of Maps," at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Runs through Nov. 29. Details: 586-3572.

Nightlife

Open mike Thursdays, at The Alaskan Bar.

Open mike with The Mighty Underdogs on Thursdays at the Imperial, no cover.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, and Lucky the one-man band plays at Henry's Food and Spirits in the Mendenhall Mall.

DJ Dan and Heavy E spin dance music Thursday-Saturday nights beginning at 9. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Marlintini's Lounge. No cover.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Thursday-Saturday at the Rendezvous.



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