what's happening

Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2005

Theater

"columbinus," a Perseverance Theatre production, plays at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21; 6 p.m. Sunday, May 22. Pay-as-you-can performance at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21. Runs through May 29. Tickets at Hearthside Books, 463-TIXS and http://perseverancetheatre.org.

"Reel to Real," a Juneau-Douglas High School drama department production, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday, May 20; and 2, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, May 21. Advance tickets, $8 for adults, and $5 for K-12 students at Hearthside Books. At the door, admission is $2 more.

Concerts

Organ concert, featuring the musical stylings of J. Allan MacKinnon on the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, May 20, at the State Office Building.

What Remains, with special guests and a screening of the 85-minute comedy "Nice Steven," 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Silverbow. Music begins at 9 p.m. $5.

Green Plastic, performs the songs of Radiohead's "OK Computer," 9 p.m. Friday, May 20, and 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 26 and 27. Urbana Desert will open the first two shows; at the Hangar Ballroom.

Juneau-Douglas High School choirs and orchestras, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Free. Donations accepted.

Juneau Jazz & Classics, begins Friday, May 20, runs through Saturday, May 28, at venues all over town. Check page 6 and 7 for schedule. http://www.jazzandclassics.org.

Dance

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Jerry Fiscus and Friends dance band and dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214.

Exhibits

Sydney Laurence paintings from the permanent collection; "A Northern Adventure: The Art of Fred Machetanz;" "Sharkabet," grand opening on Sunday, May 15, 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.

"Pleasures and Perils: Juneau's Steamships and Shipwrecks," opens Sunday, May 15; newly restored Montana Creek Fish Trap; "Remembering Amy Lou Barney;" and "Juneau Collector's Series Volume 3: Jeff Brown's Alaska Board Games;" 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, 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

The My Lai Peace Park Project, slide presentation by Mike Boehm of Madison Quakers, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Smith Hall, Chapel by the Lake. Presented by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Free.

Juneau Aurora Knights synchronized swimming show, 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22, at the Augustus Brown pool.

NIGHT LIFE

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

Salsa Nights, 8-11 p.m. every Thursday, with free dance lessons; 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; Misfits, 8 p.m. Thursday, June 2, with opening act The Bastards. All-ages. Tickets, $25 at Marlintini's or Capital Records. $30 day of show; 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; John and Doug, jazz duo 6:30-10 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the pub; at Doc Water's.

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

Music, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays, at the Sandbar.

Local music on "Wet Wednesdays"; The Rock 'n' Roll Machine's Jam Night, 9:30 p.m., at Squires Rest. Details: 789-7829.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Wednesdays, at the Rendezvous.



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