what's happening

Posted: Thursday, April 07, 2005

Theater

"The Long Season," written by Chay Yew, directed by Peter DuBois, 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.

"Alive in the Eddy," a Beyond Heritage production, with storytelling before the show by Gary Waid, 7 p.m. Friday, April 8, at ANB Hall. $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. $5 discount with a "Long Season" ticket stub.

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.

Concerts

31st Alaska Folk Festival, Monday, April 11-Sunday, April 17, at Centennial Hall and the National Guard Armory. Centennial Hall sets each evening from 7-11 p.m., and from 12-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Armory dance sets from 8 p.m. on, Thursday-Saturday. All Centennial Hall sets to be simulcast on KTOO-FM. For a complete schedule, visit http://www.juneau.com/aff. All shows are free.

Juneau Symphony Orchestra, performing Mozart's "Requiem" with the Juneau Symphony Chorus and Brahms' "Variations on a Theme by Haydn," 8 p.m. Saturday, April 9, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Concert conversation starts one hour earlier. Advance tickets at Hearthside Books or http://www.juneausymphony.org.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at Terry Miller Legislative Offices Building, Sixth and Main streets. Grateful Celtics with dance caller Jim Grammel. All dances taught and called. Bring clean, soft soled shoes. Call 463-3214 for info.

Organ concert, J. Allan MacKinnon on the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, April 8, at the State Office Building.

Thunder Mountain Big Band, 8 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the Elks' Lodge, 109 S. Franklin St. $10. All-ages.

Exhibits

"Ocean Homes," photos and essays of the sea, 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.

"Cenotaph," new work by Rob Roys, runs through April; 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 Page Bridges, shows at Rainbow Foods indefinitely, 224 Fourth St.

Third Annual University of Alaska Southeast Student Juried Exhibition, runs through April at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., 586-ARTS.

Alaska Photographic Arts Association Spring Show, runs through April at KTOO, 360 Egan Drive.

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

Juneau Artists Gallery, work by 25 local artists, featuring Lana West in April. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m.-9 p.m., daily.

New and old work by Pelican wood carver Eric Bealer, runs through April, Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St., 586-2880.

New and old work by Idaho photographer Dennis Sellers, runs through April at Little City Gallery, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-4048.

events

Joanne Ryder, booksigning and presentation, 7 p.m. Friday at the downtown Juneau Public Library; children's program at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Valley library. Free.

Sons of Norway breakfast, with music by Dale Wygant, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Juneau Yacht Club. $12 adults, $10 seniors and students, $6 for children 12 and under.

Charles Rohrbacher, egg tempera workshop, starts Saturday, April 9, at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 206 N. Franklin St. Registration limited. Call 586-ARTS.

"Putting Action into Words," presented by Hearing Women's Voices, with Kimberly Metcalfe, Lyda Green, Andrea Doll and Barbara Belknap, noon-3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Juneau Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin St.

Associated Press reporter Kimberly Hefling, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, at the UAS Lake Room in the Mourant Building. Free.

night life

Hip-hop with 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; 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 DocWater's.

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

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.theater.



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