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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2006

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"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. Thursday, April 20, at the Auke Bay School Gym. $5 donation per person.

Dance

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

"Ballet to Broadway," a Juneau Dance Unlimited performance, 7 p.m. Friday, April 21; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. $12 adults, $8 seniors and students, $6 for children 12 and under.

ODS San Francisco Modern Dance Co., 7 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Pre-concert lecture and discussion starts at 6. $22 general, $18 students and seniors, $75 for families (two adults and two students), at Hearthside Books, Rainy Day Books, The Observatory and the JAHC office, 206 N. Franklin St.

Concerts

Kimball Theatre Organ Concert, with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon Friday, April 21, at the State Office Building.

events

The Alaska Lighthouse Association wine tasting and auction, 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 21, at The Prospector Hotel. $25, all money goes to the renovation of the Point Retreat Lighthouse. Tickets from association members, Hearthside Books or the door. The Prospector Hotel, Friday, April 21 from 5-8 p.m. Cost is $25.00 and tickets can be purchased from Association Members, Hearthside Books or at the door.

Earth Day celebration, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Mendenhall Giacier Visitor Center.

Theatre in the Rough fundraiser, featuring The Fiery Gypsies, DJ Science, "The Complete Works of Theatre in the Rough, abridged" and a silent auction, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth Street downtown.

Empty Bowls dinner, a fundraiser for The Glory Hole, 5-7 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at Centennial Hall. $25, at Hearthside Books or from board members of The Glory Hole.

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 "Ricochet," 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.

"Sticks and Stones," an art show of work by children, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, April 22, donations to benefit leukemia patient Alex Caesar, at the Hangar Ballroom on the Wharf. Details: 586-3568.

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

Salsa Borealis, 8 p.m. Friday, April 21, at the Island Pub. Under 21 allowed from 8-10 p.m. Free salsa lesson. No cover; Bluegrass 101, 9 p.m. Saturdays, April 22-29. Details: 364-1595.

Monday night Raw with DJ Astronomar, every Monday; open mike, with Sean Tracey 9:30 p.m.-close Thursday, April 20; Melted Wax with DJ Astronomar, 9:30 p.m.-close Friday and Saturday, April 21-22, at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details: 586-1000.

"Uncle Sam and the Vaporizers" blues with Sam Burrous and C. Scott Fry, 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday & Saturday; C. Scott Fry, acoustic folk-blues-originals, Monday-Tuesday 9 p.m.; Lucaso Maroni, eclectic acoustic imagery, 9 p.m., Sunday and Wednesday, at Doc Water's Pub & Restaurant. Details: 586-3627.

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