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Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2006

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"Laramie Project," presented by Perseverance Theatre, opens May 12; and runs 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, May 17, 24; Thursdays, May 18, 25; Fridays, May 12, 19, 26; Saturdays, May 13, 20, 27; Sundays, May 14, 21, 28; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28. Pay-as-you-can on May 13, 14, 17 and 18. Tickets at (907) 463-TIXS, Hearthside Books or http://www.perseverancetheatre.org.

"Number's Up," encore clown show presentation by Lil' Buoy Physical Theatre, 10:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, May 12-13 and May 19-20, in the Perseverance Theatre Phoenix Room. $5 to $15 on a sliding scale.

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.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym). Use Sixth Street entrance. Dance with Full Circle and dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214.

English Country Fancy Dance, featuring Amanitas and dance caller Odette Foster, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at St. Ann's Parish Center, Fifth and Harris streets. All dances taught. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 586-1787.

Concerts

Kimball Theatre Organ Concert, with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon Friday, May 12, at the State Office Building.

"A Tribute to Mothers," Alaska Youth Choir Spring Concert, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at Northern Light Church.

"The Healing Power of Music," a benefit for Joyce Parry Moore, includes a silent auction, dessert auction and performances by more than 19 of Juneau's finest artists, 6 p.m. Sunday, May 14, at Northern Light United Church. $10 to $20 on a sliding scale.

Chapel Choir of College of the Ozarks, 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at Marine Park. Free

Juneau-Dougas High School end-of-the-year concerts: jazz band, intermediate band, concert band, wind ensemble and concert choir, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 16; chamber orchestra, strings orchestra, men's choir, women's choir and show choir, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 17; jazz choir, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at the JDHS auditorium.

Events

"The Great Mines of Juneau," a slide-presentation by David Stone, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at Centennial Hall. $10 for adults, $7 for children and seniors, available at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum or at the door. Call 586-3572.

"Ancient Games & Pastimes of the Scandinavians," presented by the Sons of Norway; potluck starts at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 13, games begin at 7 p.m., at the Juneau Yacht Club, Aurora Harbor. Call 789-2857.

Exhibits

"Rie Muñoz: A Retrospective"; "Alaska's Watchable Whales: Humpback and Killer Whales"; "Joseph Crumrine: Dog Portraits"; 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.

"Politics, Personalities and Power"; "Her Passion for Painting: Frances Caroline Brooks Davis"; Montana Creek Fish Trap replica; "Hands on History Room," noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Free through April. Call 586-3572.

"Best of the Year '05," work by Juneau Empire photographers Brian Wallace and Michael Penn, at the downtown library.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring ceramics by Joyce Payne in May, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

"From On High," oils by Elise Tomlinson, shows through May at Two Crow Studio and Gallery, 245 Marine Way.

New work by Rob Roys, runs through May at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 206 N. Franklin St.

night life

The Ends, Missed By a Longshot, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the VFW Hall.

Julie & Jazz, jazz combo, 8-11 p.m. Friday, May 12; Bluegrass 101, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, and 5 p.m. Sunday, May 14, at The Island Pub, Douglas, 364-1595.

Monday night Raw with DJ Astronomar, every Monday; open mike, 9:30 p.m.-close every Thursdays; Bluegrass 101, 9 p.m.-close Friday, May 12; The Bluesband, 9 p.m.-close Saturday, May 13, at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Details: 586-1000.

John, Wayne & Antonio, Jazz Trio, 9 p.m., Thursday-Saturday; Teri Tibbett, acoustic singer-songwriter, 8 p.m. Sunday; C. Scott Fry, acoustic folk-blues-originals, 9 p.m., Monday-Tuesday; Frank Delaplain, acoustic folk-rock, 9 p.m., 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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