What's Happening

Posted: Thursday, April 08, 2004


30th Alaska Folk Festival, Monday-Sunday, April 12-18, at Centennial Hall and the National Guard Armory. Times and acts vary. Free. Check out www.juneau.com/aff.

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.

Alaska Youth Choir, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 9, at Friendly Planet, Second and Seward streets, $6.


"Tides and the Tempest," an amalgamation of Tlingit and Shakespeare stories, presented by Glacier Valley Elementary School, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. $10 at door.


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

New work by Amy Fletcher and Jenna O'Fontanella, 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, at KTOO conference room, 360 Egan Drive. Shows through May. 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, shows through the month at The Friendly Planet Loft, Second and Seward streets.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring etcher 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; runs through the month at the Empire Gallery, Second and Franklin Streets.

"Narrative Painting," by David Woodie, 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, shows through April at the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Gallery. Details: Jane, 465-6438.


Bobb Family Band, Juneau's lone salsa boogie band, with Ishmael Hope, jazz singer Julie Rehfeld and Latine dance group Salsa Con Lluvia, 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 9, at ANB Hall, $10 for adults, $7 for kids 4-12. Tickets at Hearthside, Rainy Day or door.

Salsa Workshop, with Antonio Diaz and Heather Haugland, 2-3:30 p.m. salsa, cha cha, and merengue; 5-6:30 p.m., salsa. Dance with Salsa Borealis 9 p.m.-1a.m.. All events at UAS Student Activities Center. $5 per person covers lessons and dance; free for SAC members. Call 465-1219 to sign up.

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.

Full Circle, with guest dance caller Tom Paul, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at he Capital School gym. Use Sixth Street entrance. All dances taught, beginners welcome. Clean soft-soled shoes for dancing. 463-3214.


Reading and book signing 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.


Eaglecrest Spring Carnival, Saturday-Sunday, April 10-11; events include candy toss and bunny hop at the Tubing Hill, 12:30 p.m. Saturday; bunnny chase on Hooter Trails, ages 6 and under, 1:30 p.m.; bunny chase at top of Hooter for ages 7 & up, 2 p.m.; Easter egg hunt on Platter Trails, 2:30 p.m.; Easter bonnet contest, 12:30 p.m., Day Lodge; Slush Cup at Lower Hilary's, 1:30 p.m.

"Power Trip," a film about the Soviet Republic of Georgia rebuilding process, 9 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at UAS Student Activity Center, free and open to the public. Call 465-6455.

"Rana's Wedding," a film about arranged marriages in Palestine, 9 p.m. Thursday, April 15, at UAS Student Activity Center, free and open to the public. Call 465-6455.


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; 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.

Salsa Borealis, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Saturday, April 10, UAS Student Activities Center, $5 per person, free for SAC members.

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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