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Posted: Thursday, May 05, 2005

Theater

"Richard III," a Theatre in the Rough production, plays at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, through May 7, at McPhetres Hall. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door.

"columbinus," a Perseverance Theatre production, pay-as-you-can preview at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, show opens at 8 p.m. Friday, May 6, and plays at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 7, 6 p.m. Sunday, May 8, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 11. Runs through May 29. Tickets at Hearthside Books, 463-TIXS and http://www.perseverancetheatre.org.

"Don Pasquale," final Juneau show and tour kickoff, presented by Opera to GO!, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the University of Alaska Southeast Hendrickson Building, Room 113. Tickets, $10 at the door. More information, 321-0885.

Concerts

Organ concert, featuring the musical stylings of J. Allan MacKinnon on the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, May 6, at the State Office Building.

Dancing

Thursday Night Contra Dance, with Tom and the Teachers (Tom Paul, Jack Fontanella and John Church) and dance caller Odette Foster, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym). Use Sixth Street entrance. ll dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214.

Limon Dance Company, with Juneau native Kathryn Alter, 7 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. Call 586-ARTS.

Exhibits

Sydney Laurence paintings from the permanent collection; "A Northern Adventure: The Art of Fred Machetanz," grand opening Friday, May 6, at Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. $5 for adults, youth under 18 free. Details: 465-2901.

Rare early mining images, Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Call 586-3572.

New work by Page Bridges, shows at Rainbow Foods indefinitely, 224 Fourth St.

New work by Constance Baltuck Hartle, runs through May at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., 586-ARTS.

The Ruby Room, featuring artistic pieces related to the theme "Dreams" runs through May, behind Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall. Details: 586-3440.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring work of Tasha Walen and Lincoln Farabee in May. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m.-9 p.m., daily.

New and old work by Sitka's Sandra Greba, runs through May, with an appearance by Greba from 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 6, Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St., 586-2880.

New work by Bridget Milligan and photographer Molly Emerson, runs through May at Little City Gallery, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-4048.

Events

David Stone lecture, one-time only discussion and slide-show presentation on the hey-day of Juneau's three great hard rock mines, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Centennial Hall. Tickets, $10 for adults, $7 for children and seniors, at the City Museum and Hearthside Books. Call 586-3572.

Pelican Boardwalk Shuffle, Thursday-Sunday, May 5-8, in Pelican.

Juneau Cooperative Preschool's 3rd Annual Children's Art Exhibit & Silent Auction, 4:30-8 p.m. Friday, May 6, at McPhetres Hall, 325 Gold Street. Snacks, music and auction. Call 364-2967.

Booksigning with Mark Kelley and Nick Jans, authors of "Alaska's Tracy Arm & Sawyer Glaciers," 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, at downtown Hearthside Books. Free.

"Movies on the Mountain," a 100-minute short-film collection selected by One Reel Film Festival curator Warren Etheredege, sponsored by JUMP, 7:15 p.m. Friday, May 6, at the Goldbelt Chilkat Theatre on top of Mount Roberts. Free tram passage and tickets available at Lucid Reverie, in the Emporium Mall.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum tour guide training workshops, Juneau history workshop, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 7. For more information, call 586-3572.

Night Life

Salsa Borealis at the Hangar on the Wharf, 8 p.m. Friday, May 6

Hip-hop with DJ Astronomar, Mondays; open mike, Thursdays; at the Alaskan.

Splinter Pickers, every Thursday; Cinco de Mayo party, 8 p.m. Thrusday, May 5, with Salsa Borealis, Latin DJ, salsa lessons, drink and food specials, at the Imperial Billiard & Bar.

Major League Baseball and NBA playoffs daily, 4 p.m.; Karaoke with Ryan, Sundays and Tuesdays, 9 p.m.-closing; Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Mondays and Wednesdays; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Fridays-Saturdays; Free Pool and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sundays; Cinco de Mayo Party, with free taco bar 5-7 p.m., hot pepper eating contest, 6th Annual Wet T-shirt contest and live music, 9 p.m.-close Thursday, May 5; Comedy Night with The Rebels of Comedy, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, $12 advance tickets or at the door, free with meal at DocWater's, at Marlintini's Lounge.

NTN Trivia, nightly; trivia contest, Sundays, at the Triangle.

Major Leaague Baseball, 10:30 a.m. daily, 8 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays; Classical guitar with John Unzicker in the Velvet Room, 6-9 p.m., every Tuesday-Sunday, at DocWater's.

Tom Locher with vocalist Julie Cozzi, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, at the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-6900.

Local music on "Wet Wednesdays"; The Rock 'n' Roll Machine's Jam Night, 9:30 p.m., 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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