Brenda Willis Bruce Friday Concerts in Marine Park, with James Griswold, acoustic blues; Chef Marko, food comedy show; Connie Leaverton, acrobatic and juggling show; emcee Daniel Fagnant, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, July 26, Marine Park, summer series, concerts every Friday through August, sponsored by Juneau Arts and Humanities Council.
"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, University of Alaska Southeast Student Activity Center. Free. Part of the Bread Loaf School of English summer program.
"The Merchant of Venice," and "Entropic Discombobulation," performances by students in Perseverance Theatre's STAR program, Perseverance Theatre main stage. "Entropic" will be performed at 7 p.m. Aug. 1, 7, 9 and 10, with matinees at 2 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4. "Merchant" will be performed at 7 p.m. Aug. 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8, with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Aug. 10. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for youth 18 and under. Available at the door, at Hearthside Books and online at www.perseverancetheatre.org.
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.
Mudflaps, Juneau blues band, 7-9 p.m. Friday, open mike Thursday, singer guitarist Bob Cole Sunday and Monday, acoustic duo, Scott Fry and Mark Bush Tuesday and Wedneday, at The Alaskan Bar, no cover.
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 and roll and Top 40 cover music, 9:30 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, 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.
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.