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Posted: Thursday, April 15, 2004

Concerts

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.

12th Annual All-Day Coffee & Jam, in conjunction with the folk festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, April 16, at St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. Dancing and music, contra and square dancing, open mic. Local folks please bring a dish.

Organist Alice Branton, on the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, April 16, at the State Office Building.

Homegrown, from Girdwood, 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 16, at the Silverbow.

Family Concert, in conjunction with the folk festival, featuring Foghorn String Band, Robin Hopper, Katie Henry, Jeff Brown, Terri Tibbett with Haley Nelson & Emily Waste and Zahasky String Band, 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 17, main stage, Centennial Hall.

Songwriters' showcase, in conjunction with the folk festival, hosted by Betsy Sims, 3-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 16-17, at Back Room at Silverbow.

Rory Stitt, 8 p.m. Friday, April 23, at the Hangar Ballroom. $13 advance, $15 at door. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

Theater

"The Legend of Mariang Alimongo," a Philippine legend presented by the fifth-grade students at Auke Bay School, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at Auke Bay School.

"Juneau in the World," presented by Perseverance Theater and By The People, 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 26-28, at KTOO-TV studio. Free. Admission limited to 50 seats. Details: Patricia, 364-2421, x21.

Exhibits

"Collecting Alaska: Recent Acquisitions," runs through April 17 at the Alaska State Museum. Curator Steve Henrikson will discuss the items in "Newly Acquired Artifacts and the Stories Behind Them," 7 p.m. Friday, April 12. Free on First Fridays. 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.

Dances

ANB Dance & Karaoke Cash Contest, 9 p.m. Friday, April 16, at ANB Hall, 320 West Willoughby Avenue. $5 admission, no host bar. Meet the delegates of the Central Council. 21 and over.

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.

Books

Slideshow and discussion with Juneau resident Nina Rajala, granddaughter of the author of "The American on the Endurance: Ice, Seas and Terra Firma Adventures of William Bakewell," 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall.

Events

"Rana's Wedding," a film about arranged marriages in Palestine, presented by By The People, 9 p.m. Thursday, April 15, at UAS Student Activity Center, free and open to the public. Call 465-6455. Discussion at 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 16, Mourant Building, UAS, free.

Tour guide training with Linda Daniel, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 17, and 6:30-9 p.m. Monday, April 19, at Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

Storyteller Jim Weiss, 7 p.m. Monday, April 19, at the Douglas Public Library.

UAS Drama II Scene Study class final presentations, directed by Anita Maynard-Losh, 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 19, at the Student Activities Center. Free.

"The Best of the Tongass," a slide slow and lecture by photographer Skip Gray, presented by SEACC, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at Centennial Hall. Free.

Night life

Open mike Thursdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Gangly Moose, 9 p.m.-close, Friday-Saturday, April 16-17, at the Alaskan.

Latin dance night, 9-11:30 p.m., Tuesdays; Five Buck Fiddle and Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, 9:30 p.m.-close, Thursday, April 15; Foghorn String Band, 9:30 p.m.-close, Friday-Saturday, April 16-17, at the Imperial.

Gypsy Jazz Band, 9 p.m.-close, Thursday, April 15; Five Buck Fiddle, 9 p.m.-close, Friday, April 16; two acoustic guitarists from the Yukon, 9 p.m.-close, Saturday, April 17, at the Hangar.

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.

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.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Wednesdays, at the Rendezvous.



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