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Posted: Friday, May 02, 2003

Theater

"Up (The Man in the Flying Lawn Chair)," directed by Peter DuBois, opens at 8 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Perseverance Theatre. Shows are at 7 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and at 6 p.m. Sundays. Runs through June 1. $17 for Thursday and Sunday shows, $22 for Friday and Saturday shows. Tickets available at Hearthside Books or Perseverance Theatre box office, or online at www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Events

Juneau Jumpers end-of-the-season performance, 7 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Glacier Valley School gym. Highlights individual and group routines, and jumpers who qualified for National Jump Rope Competition in Orlando, Fla., in June. $5 for adults, $3 for children, and $10 for families. Details: 790-2311.

"Grandma's Treasures" silent auction and spring brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Fund-raiser benefits Meals on Wheels/Senior Meal Program. Details: 463-6175.

Fifth Annual Spring Studio Craft Market, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 3, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Arcticorp Building, Suite 218, Fourth and Harris. Showcase of works by Juneau artisans, including hand-crafted pottery, glass, jewelry, paintings and more. Details: Nell, 463-6992.

Alutiiq dance and songs workshop for youth, 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, May 3, at the Alaska State Museum. Students in grades 4 through 8 will learn from guest dance instructor Kenneth Mitchner, an Alutiiq dancer from Kodiak. Details: Amy, 789-3365.

Concerts

"Libby Roderick in Concert: A Voice of Hope," presented by Juneau People for Peace & Justice, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Northern Light United Church. $12 in advance, $15 at the door, tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 723-9014 or 789-9229.

Juneau Symphony Showcase, performances by symphony musicians, at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church and at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Northern Light United Church. Tickets at Hearthside Books and at the door. Details: 586-HORN.

Music recital by students of Mary DeSmet and Greg Burger, 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Chapel by the Lake. Will perform piano, fiddle, guitar, mandolin and banjo. Free. Details: 789-3933.

Exhibits

"Creation Theories," new work and retrospective by Rick Clair, reception, 4:30-9 p.m. Friday, May 2, Empire Gallery, 235 2nd St. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 3, and Sunday, May 4. Details: 364-3703.

"Introvert Extrovert: Representational Paintings, Classical Still Lifes to Bright, Exuberant Florals" by Dorinda Skains, reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St. Open Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Details: 586-2787.

"You Gotta Have Art 2: An Eclectic Selection of Juneau Art," 1-5 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at the Travelodge Hotel.

Recent works by Dylan Quigley, reception from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Rock Paper Scissors.

"Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People," a collaborative exhibit between the Smithsonian Institution's Arctic Studies Center and the Alutiiq Heritage Museum and Archaeological Repository, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, at the Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Runs through Sept. 14. Details: 465-2901.

Nine new originals and other works by Juneau artist Constance Baltuck-Hartle, reception from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St.

"100 Years of Maps," at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Runs through Nov. 29. Details: 586-3572.

Nightlife

Open mike Thursdays, Rain God 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Alaskan Bar.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, at Henry's Food and Spirits in the Mendenhall Mall.

Cinco de Mayo party with the Mudflaps, at 9 p.m. Saturday, May 3, with hot pepper eating contest and limbo contest. DJ Dan and Heavy E spin Thursday-Saturday at 9 p.m. through May 24. Karaoke at 9 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Marlintini's Lounge.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Thursday-Saturday at the Rendezvous.



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