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Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2002

Concerts

Brenda Willis Bruce Friday Concerts in the Park, with Jason Messing, original acoustic rock and folk; Jane Roodenberg; Greg Maloney, humorous and sensitive acoustic songs; emcees John DeCherney and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Board, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, July 19, Marine Park, summer series, concerts every Friday through August, sponsored by JAHC.

Frank Solivan II, new acoustic music ranging from original bluegrass and country to jazz and swing, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20, Northern Light United Church. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door, and are available at Rock Paper Scissors and Rainy Day Books.

Events

"A Life In the Theater," lecture and question-and-answer session by Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 20th Century Twin Theatre. Doors open at 6 p.m., with a reception following at the Goldbelt Hotel. Tickets $17 in advance, $20 at the door; available at Hearthside Books, JAHC and Perseverance Theatre offices and online at www.perseverancetheatre.org.

"Photography and Fiction: Consideration of Some Photographs by Ansel Adams," lecture by John Warnock, member of the Bread Loaf faculty and a professor of English at the University of Arizona, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, Egan Library at University of Alaska Southeast campus. Free. Part of the Bread Loaf School of English summer program.

Kake Dog Salmon Festival, with races, contests and a dance, Saturday, July 20. Catamaran leaves Juneau at 5:30 a.m. and arrives in Kake at 10:30 a.m. Space for 120 people. Tickets are $90; on sale now from Donald Gregory, 723-KAKE.

Exhibits

Photography by Joe Sonneman, ceramic work by James Voelckers & Paul Voelckers, at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, through July.

Eleventh Annual Beaded Bag show, at Spirit Beads, through September, hours noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Sealaska Juried Art Show, 18 pieces of art by Alaska Native artists, glass sculpture, fiber arts, regalia, beadwork, basketry and carving at the Alaska State Museum, through September.

"Tenacity: Sam Kimura Retrospective," about 65 large-format black-and-white photographs (and variety of other photographic styles) by Alaska photographer, Alaska State Museum.

"Arctic," a collection of work by nature photographer Robert Glenn Ketchum, exhibit of 50 color prints at Alaska State Museum, through Sept. 2. State museum hours: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily, $5 admission.

"Dancing the Ice Worm Wiggle: Recreation, Entertainment and Amusements of Early Juneau," and "Cruising the Inside Passage," summer exhibit of tourism memorabilia from 1930s and '50s, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum through September. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends.

Nightlife

Guitarist and singer Curt Terrall, light classical, songs and Latin-flavored guitar, 7-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, at Di Sopra, no cover.

Tool Box, rock 'n' roll and Top 40 cover music, 9:30 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20, at the Hangar on the Wharf, no cover.

DJ dance music, 10 p.m.-closing Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at Marlintini's Lounge, no cover, also karaoke on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

Open mike, every Saturday, sign up 7:30 p.m. Performances 8 p.m.-midnight, music, poetry, art, Schooner's Espresso and Coffeehouse, Mendenhall Center.

Karaoke 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights at the Rendezvous.

Sit-in open mike, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. every Thursday at the Imperial Saloon, open mike with back-up rock band. DJ Eric Caldwell, funk dance music Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13.

Troy Hull, solo singer and guitarist plays variety of styles, starting 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday nights, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, at the Sandbar, no cover.



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