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Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2005

theater

"Richard III," a Theatre in the Rough production, free preview at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 14; opens at 8 p.m. Friday, April 15, and plays at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays through May 7, at McPhetres Hall. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door.

Dancing

Showtime 2005, presented by the JDHS dance team, 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15, in the JDHS gymnasium. Tickets, $10 at Hearthside Books or the door.

Argentinian tango weekend, with Pablo Repun, April 22, 23, 24 and 27, at JRC/The Alaska Club downtown; Apri 29, 30 and May 1, at The Ballroom at Merchant's Wharf. $50 per person per weekend, or $90 for both weekends. Call 364-2334 or email jifdance@hotmail.com

Concerts

31st Alaska Folk Festival, continues through Sunday, April 17, at Centennial Hall, the National Guard Armory and at cafes and open spaces all over town. Centennial Hall sets each evening from 7-11 p.m., and from noon-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Armory dance sets from 8 p.m. to late, Thursday-Saturday. All Centennial Hall sets to be simulcast on KTOO-FM. For a complete schedule of events, visit http://www.juneau.com/aff. All shows are free.

13th Annual Coffee & Jam, dancing and music, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, April 15, at St. Ann's Parish, Fifth and Gold streets.

Organ concert, featuring the musical stylings of J. Allan MacKinnon on the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, April 15, at the State Office Building.

Irish fiddler Caoimhin O Raghallaigh, 3 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the Silverbow. Free.

Folk festival familly concert, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, at Centennial Hall, with Robin Hopper, Ed Schoenfeld, Go Dad Go, Zahasky Family Band, Rik Palieri, Burrous Family Band, Teri Tibbett, Haley Nelson, Slightly Askew, Jeff Brown, 70% Loco and more.

Folk festival family dance, noon-1:30 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Hall Sheffield No. 1 Ballroom, with Lynn Basham and Slightly Askew.

Folk festival Songwriter's Showcase, 3-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Silverbow. Free.

exhibits

Last day to see "Ocean Homes," photos and essays of the sea, sponsored by the Alaska Marine Conservation Council, Saturday, April 16; Last day to see "Baby It's Cold Outside," a collection of winter-related objects, Thursday, 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 Juneau painter 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 artistic pieces related to the theme "Color," runs through April, behind Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall. Details: 586-3440.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring work of 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

Pelican wood block artist Eric Bealer, the man behind the Alaska Folk Festival poster, with his wife Pam, 3-7 p.m. Friday, April 15, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St.

Diversity Quilt construction, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, April 15 at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Call 586-3572.

P.E.O. Attic Art show, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the DIPAC Gastineau Hatchery, on Channel Drive. Free.

"Green Eggs and Slam," a free poetry slam presented by the CHOICE program at JDHS, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the JDHS auditorium.

Booksigning with Hugo Kuglya, author of "58 Degrees North: The Mysterious Sinking of the Arctic Rose," 7-8:30 p.m Wednesday, April 20, at Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall.

night life

Hip-hop with DJ Astronomar, Mondays; Alaska Folk Festival madness, every night this week; at the Alaskan.

Splinter Pickers, every Thursday; Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, 10 p.m.-close Friday, April 15; Clark County Presents, 10 p.m.-close Saturday, April 16, at the Imperial Billiard & Bar.

NBA Season Pass, every day; 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.

Fleet Street jazz, Thursday night at the Hangar on the Wharf.

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 with vocalist Julie Cozzi, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, at the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-6900.

To be announced, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays, at the Sandbar.

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.



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