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Posted: Friday, May 16, 2003

Theater

"Up (The Man in the Flying Lawn Chair)," directed by Peter DuBois, at Perseverance Theatre. Shows at 7:30 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 box office, or online at www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Concerts

17th Annual Juneau Jazz & Classics festival, May 16-14, admission and locations vary. For a complete schedule, turn to Page 4 or visit www.jazzandclassics.org.

"Spring to Music," Juneau-Douglas High School final choir and orchestra concert of the year, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, in the JDHS auditorium. Free, donations welcome.

Events

American Primrose Society's 53rd National Show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 17, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Mendenhall Mall. Admission free. Workshops on Saturday, garden tours on Sunday. Details: 463-3155 or www.americanprimrosesoc.org.

Exhibits

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

"The W.R. Norton Collection: William H. Case and H.H. Draper Photographs (1898-1920)," an exhibition on the rapid growth of Skagway and Dyea after the discovery of gold in the Yukon, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, at the Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Runs through Nov. 8.

"Lace and Needlework Exhibition," examples of old lace, needlework, crochet, bobbin lace, embroidery, and tatting from 1840s-1940, from Belgium, Italy, British Isles, France and United States. Runs through June 14 at Spirit Beads. Details: 463-3220.

"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.

"Solidarity, Secret Rites and Social Ties," an exhibit about Juneau's fraternal organizations, sisterhoods and clubs, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Also, "100 Years of Maps." Runs through the summer. Details: 586-3572.

Dance

"Ballet and Friends," Juneau Dance Unlimited Spring Show, 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 17, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at the JDU studio, on the second floor of the Scottish Rite Temple, 206 Fourth St.

Nightlife

Kenny Knapp, 9 p.m.-closing, Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17, at the Sandbar.

Open mike Thursdays; Contra Public, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17 at The Alaskan Bar.

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

Dag Nabbit, 10 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17, at the Imperial Billiard & Bar. Open mike, Thursday, May 22.

DJ Dan and Heavy E spin Thursday-Saturday at 9 p.m. through May 24. Karaoke at 9 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Marlintini's Lounge.

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



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