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Posted: Thursday, April 22, 2004

Concerts

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

"A Celebration of the Children of Abraham" Festival of Christian, Islamic and Jewish Music, 8 p.m. Sunday, April 25, at St. Paul's Church, 9055 Atlin Drive. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

Gospel Music Sing-A-Long, 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 26, at the Juneau Senior Center. Details: Nancy, 586-2902.

Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, at the Silverbow Backroom. $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

"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 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 St., 463-4686.

Second Annual UAS Student Juried Exhibition, through April at the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Gallery, 465-6438.

Dances

Thursday Night Contra Dance with Full Circle and dance caller Tom Paul, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. All dances taught, beginners welcome. Details: 463-3214.

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.

Events

"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.

Slideshow and discussion with Juneau resident Nina Rajala, granddaughter of adventurer William Bakewell," 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall.

By the People: "Scenes from an Endless War" film and discussion, 9 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at the University of Alaska Southeast Student Activity Center. Details: 465-6455.

Panhandle Picture Show, Friday-Saturday, April 23-24 at the Chilkat Center for the Arts in Haines. More information, www.pandlepictureshow.com.

By the People: speaker/discussion of "Scenes from an Endless War", 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 23, at the University of Alaska Southeast, Mourant Student Lounge. Details: 465-6455.

Berners Bay: History, Culture, Ecology and Recreation by John Hudson, presented by Juneau Audubon Society, 7 p.m. Friday, April 23, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: Matt, 586-5816.

Author and poet Olena Kalytiak Davis, a program intended for adults and young adults, 8 p.m. Friday, April 23, at the Downtown Library.

Earth Day Celebration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. Guest speakers, booths, kids activities, guided nature hikes; Details: 586-6853.

Writer, poet, typographer and Haida literature translator Robert Bringhurst, book signing at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Rainy Day Books, Seward Street, and poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. at Friendly Planet, Second and Seward.

The Birds of Berners Bay by Brian Marston, presented by Juneau Audubon Society, 7 p.m. Friday, April 30, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: Matt, 586-5816.

Night life

Open mike Thursdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing, at the Alaskan.

Boom, playing rock and funk with special guests, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Thursdays; Salsa Borealis, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Free dance lessons 9-9:30. Friday-Saturday, April 23-24, at the Imperial.

NBA Season Pass, all NBA playoff games; Comedy Night with Alonzo Bodden, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22, $12; 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; Roughhouse Friday Boxing: Southeast Showdown, 8:30 p.m., Friday, March 30 and Saturday, April 1, 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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