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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2002

Theater-Opera

"Madama Butterfly," Puccini's opera, all shows at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, April 19-20, 26-27 at Northern Light United Church, production by Juneau Lyric Opera and Opera to Go!, sung in English. Tickets $14, $12 students and seniors in advance at Hearthside Books, $2 more at the door.

"The Trojan Women," opens Friday, April 19, and runs through May 11. Free preview Thursday, April 18, and pay-as-you-can May 1. Theatre in the Rough production of Greek classic at McPhetres Hall, all shows 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturdays. Tickets $14 in advance at Hearthside Books, $16 at the door, $8 students and seniors, $6 for children.

"Lost in Kubla Kahn," pay-as-you-can previews 6 p.m. Sunday, April 21, and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23; Thursday, April 25; opens Friday, April 26, at Perseverance Theatre.

Concerts

Battle of the Bands, 7 p.m., Saturday, April 20, JuneauDouglas High School auditorium, $5. Series of short performances by about 15 rock bands, all musicians are JDHS students.

Events

The Panhandle Picture Show, Juneau screening 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Goldtown Nickelodeon theater, $7, selection of short films from Haines-based biennial filmmaking contest.

Volitar CD release party, 9 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the Hangar Ballroom. Futuristic costume contest, see Volitar.com.

Workshops

Juneau-Douglas City Museum workshops, series of five begins Monday, April 22, 6-9 p.m. $26.25 for each. Call 586-3572 for information.

Quilting workshops, with visiting teacher Bob Coon, all three classes 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., April 19 - bear paw, April 20 - starkle, starkle, and April 21 - wind-blown lilies, $45 per class, call 586-2970 or 789-4707 to sign up.

Exhibits

Photography exhibit by members of Alaska Photographic Arts Association, about 80 pieces by eight photographers, at the Big Picture gallery at Lyle's Home Furnishings, through April 30.

"Arctic," a collection of work by nature photographer Robert Glenn Ketchum, exhibit of 50 color prints at Alaska State Museum, through Sept. 2.

"All Alaska Juried Exhibition XXIX," biennial exhibit of paintings and other art by artists statewide, at Alaska State Museum, through April.

State museum hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3 adults, 18 and younger free.

"Plein Rein Painters," exhibit by nine artists in various media, at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, show through April 30, regular gallery hours noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.

"Pioneers and Neighbors: Portraits from the Permanent Collection," Juneau faces from the past 100 years, and "Landmarks of Light: Preserving Alaska's Lighthouses," exhibit at Juneau-Douglas City Museum, through September. City museum hours noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-

Saturday, free admission.

Nightlife

Open mike, 8 p.m.-midnight every Thursday at the Alaskan Bar, no cover.

DJ dance music, 9:30 p.m.-closing Fridays and Saturdays at Marlintini's Lounge, no cover; karaoke Sunday-Wednesday nights.

Northern Pacific, Juneau classic rock band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Henry's in the Mendenhall Center, no cover.

Automatic Daddy, reunion of Juneau rock band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, April 19, Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman, funk-folk-rock percussionist, singer and guitarist from New York, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Hangar on the Wharf, no cover.

Mantra, Juneau rock and top 40 band, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday at Marlintini's Lounge, no cover.

The Swingers, Juneau band plays classic rock, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays at The Rendezvous, karaoke 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.

Live music with Squire's Rest House Band, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Squire's Rest.

Kenny Knapp, solo singer and guitarist plays variety of styles, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, at the Sandbar. No cover.



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