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Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2006

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"Hair," presented by Perseverance Theatre, runs Thursday, April 13; Friday, April 14; Saturday, April 15; Sundays, April 16; all performances are at 7:30 p.m., except for 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday, April 15-16. Tickets at Hearthside Books, 463-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

"Xxch Shaawt: Frog Woman! A Legend of the Kiks.adi people," presented by Auke Bay Elementary School's fourth and fifth-grade, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, April 19-20, at the Auke Bay School Gym. $5 donation per person.

Dance

Argentine tango classes, 6-7:30 p.m. and 8-9:30 p.m. Fridays, six-week series starts March 3, $30; rhumba dance classes, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, six-week series started March 6, $30; taught by Pat Belec and Frank Bergstrom at The Dance Loft. Call 523-1995.

Tuesday salsa lessons, starting April 11, beginners, 6-7:30 p.m.; advanced, 7:30-9 p.m. Call 586-5825 or e-mail salsa@juneaumusic.com for more information.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, April 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m., at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym). Use Sixth Street entrance. Dance with Leif and Lis Saya and dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 321-3109.

"Ballet to Broadway," a Juneau Dance Unlimited performance, 7 p.m. Friday, April 21; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the JDU studios, second floor of the Scottish Rite Temple, Fourth and Seward streets. $12 adults, $8 seniors and students, $6 for children 12 and under.

Concerts

Juneau Student Symphonies and the Anchorage Youth Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at the Floyd Dryden Middle School gymnasium. Free, but donations accepted.

Rory Stitt, solo piano concert, 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 17, at Northern Light United Church.

Events

Eaglecrest Ski Area Easter celebration, 1 p.m. Sunday, April 16, at the Day Lodge.

Juneau Grind - Family Grind, all-ages, 7 p.m. Friday, April 14, $5, free if you bring a dessert or if you're less than 3 years old; Bump-n-Grind, 21 and over, 10 p.m. Friday, April 14; $5. Info, 957-2776.

Exhibits

"Ice: A Personal Meditation"; "Joseph Crumrine: Dog Portraits"; "Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Alaska Art Donated by the Rasmuson Foundation"; "Alaska Positive 2006," "MyAlaska," new work by James Orvik; and "Richochet," new work by Wanda Seamster; at Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. $3 for adults, youth under 18 free. Details: 465-2901.

Montana Creek Fish Trap replica; "Hands on History Room," "Color and Texture: the Spice of Life," new work by Devita Writer; noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Free through April. Call 586-3572.

New work by Rob Korpela and Donna Griffin, shows through April at Artists Amongus, upstairs in the Emporium Mall.

Handmade beaded brooches by Shawn Hatt Cohen, shows through April at The Inner Garden, 214 North Franklin St.

Alaska Photographic Arts Association Spring Exhibit, second opening 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, April 7, at KTOO, 360 Egan Drive. Shows through April 28.

"Best of the Year '05," work by Juneau Empire photographers Brian Wallace and Michael Penn, at the downtown library.

"Flashback: Photographs from the Sixties," work by Mark Daughhetee and Ken DeRoux, runs in the Perseverance Theatre Phoenix Room during performances of "Hair."

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring photography by Cindy Burchfield in April, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

"Real Good Heart," photography by Patrice Helmar, shows through April at Two Crow Studio and Gallery, 245 Marine Way.

Fourth Annual University of Alaska Southeast Juried Art Show, runs through April at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 206 N. Franklin St.

Night Life

Julie and Jazz, 8 p.m. Friday, April 14; at the Island Pub. No cover. Details: 364-1595.

Monday night Raw with DJ Astronomar, every Monday; open mike, with Sean Tracey 9:30 p.m.-close Thursdays, April 13 and 20; Melted Wax with DJ Astronomar, 9:30 p.m.-close Friday and Saturday, April 14-15, at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details: 586-1000.

BRAVE Monkey, jazz-funk, 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday & Saturday 9:30 p.m.; Teri Tibbett, singer-songwriter, Sunday, 8-10 p.m.; C. Scott Fry, bluesy-folk, Monday-Tuesday 9 p.m.; Lucaso Maroni, eclectic acoustic imagery, 9 p.m. Wednesday, at Doc Water's Pub & Restaurant. Details: 586-3627.

Salsa Nights, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Thursdays; at the Imperial Bar.

Kenny Knapp, country swing-rock, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fridays and Saturday, at the Sandbar.

Local music on "Wet Wednesdays" at Squires Rest in Auke Bay. Details: 789-7829.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Wednesdays, at the Rendezvous; 9 p.m.-close Fridays at the Eagles Lodge; 9 p.m.-close Saturdays at G.W. Teal.

NTN Trivia, nightly; trivia contest, Sundays, at the Triangle Club.

NBA Season Pass, daily; Free Pool and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sundays; Karaoke at 9 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Fridays-Saturdays; Texas Hold 'em Poker, 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; at Marlintini's Lounge.



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