What's happening

Posted: Thursday, May 06, 2004

Theater

"WAIT!" the West Coast premiere, as written by Julie Jensen, opens 8 p.m. Friday, May 7 and closes at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 30. Plays at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, 20 and 27; 8 p.m. Friday, May 14, 21 and 28; 8 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 15, 22 and 29; and 6 p.m. Sunday, May 9, 16 and 23. Pay-as-you-can performances at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12 and 19, at Perseverance Theatre. Tickets available at www.perseverancetheatre.org, Hearthside Books, at the door or by calling the theater at 364-2421 x35.

"Little Red Riding Hood" a three-actor, five-role, one-act, 40-minute performance of Seymour Barab's adaptation of the classic tale, performed by Juneau Lyric Opera, 7 p.m. Friday, May 7, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 8, and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 9, at McPhetres Hall, Fourth and Gold streets. $7 for all ages. Tickets available at Hearthside Books and at the door.

Concerts

Organ concert, by J. Allan MacKinnon on Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, May 7, at the State Office Building.

Presidents of the United States, 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, at Marlintini's. Tickets, $25 advance and $30 day of show, are available at Marlintini's and Capital Records.

Ursa Major String Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at Northern Light United Church. Suggested donation, $5.

Book signings

Juneau writer and photographer Mark Kelley, signing his new book, "Alaska's Watchable Whales," 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, at downtown Hearthside Books and 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 8. at Nugget Mall Hearthside Books.

Exhibits

"Eskimo Drawings," a collection of drawings done by Inupiat and Yup'ik artists in Alaska between 1900-1970, runs through Oct. 3 at the Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier Street. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. $3 for adults, youth under 18 free. Call 465-2901 for more information.

"The Glory of Glaciers," at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, 586-3572.

"Tlingit Regalia" and "Panoramic Photographs," official opening reception, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, May 7, shows noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, at the Juneau Douglas City Museum. Free. Call 586-3572.

New work by Asha Falcon, opens 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, May 7, and runs through month at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

"Beyond words," Nancy Karacand, beadwork and baskets; Paul Kinslow, paintings; Gene Harrison, paintings; opens 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, and shows through the month at the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council. Details: 586-ARTS.

"Paper, Metal, Glass, Clay," new work by Lisa Blacher, Nell McConahey, Sherri McDonald and Sara Chatfield, shows twice, 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 7, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at the Empire Gallery, Second and Franklin Streets.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring watercolor painter Cindy Burchfield in May. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

New work by Rick Clair, shows through May at The Friendly Planet Loft, Second and Seward streets.

New acrylics by Juneau painter Constance Baltuck Hartle, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, and runs through month at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front Street.

Dances

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building gym, Sixth and Main streets. Live music with Juneau's own "Happy to Be Here" dance band and caller Jack Fontanella. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. Use Sixth Street entrance. Call 463-3214 for more information.

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.

Salsa lessons with Antonio Diaz and Heather Haugland at Juneau Dance Unlimited. Intermediate classes Tuesdays 6-7:30pm. $10 per person per class, $8 for students. Call 586-5825 with questions.

Events

Sixth Annual Pelican Boardwalk Boogie, Thursday-Sunday, May 6-9, in Pelican. Call 586-BOGY or visit www.boardwalkboogie.com for more information.

Cinco de Mayo y Ocho de Mayo Fiesta Cruise, catamaran departs Don Statter Auke Bay, boat boards at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, May 8. $45 for wines, food and hot Latin music by KTOO DJ Leo Novoa. Presented by the American Red Cross. Details: Kristine Harder, 463-5713.

Night life

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

Open mike Wednesdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Boom, playing rock and funk with special guests, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Imperial.

NBA Season Pass, all NBA playoff games; Major League Baseball on satellite; 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; free pool Sundays, 4 p.m.-close, 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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