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Posted: Thursday, August 05, 2004


Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous (STAR), a production of Perseverance Theatre, presents "The Taming of the Shrew," 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6; "The Woman Who Married the Bear," 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7; "Island Adrift," 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, $5 adults, free for kids under 18, at the University of Alaska Southeast Noyes Pavilion.


Ketchikan Blueberry Arts Festival, arts, crafts, food, contests, games and entertainment, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the state building. For more information, call 907-225-2211.

Southeast Alaska State Fair, Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 11-15, in Haines, featuring Buckwheat Zydeco, Johnny Thompson, Luckey Walker, Vaughn Avery, Barbara V. and the Subordinates, Daddy-O, The C Notes, Buddy Tabor, Antonio Diaz and Heather Haugland, The Down Home Band, Pimentos, Salsa Borealis, Danny Godinez and more. Call 907-766-2476 or visit www.seakfair.org.


Concert in the Park, with FleetStreet, jazz, blues and original compositions, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6. Call JAHC at 586-ARTS.

Bearfoot Bluegrass, five-piece bluegrass band originally from Anchorage and Cordova, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, at ANB Hall.

Old Goat, Norwegian death metal from Juneau, 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, at McPhetres Hall. Free, all-ages.

Juneau Latin Jazz Project with Turiya Mareya, 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Backroom at the Silverbow. All-ages. Admission, $5 minimum purchase of beverages or dessert.


"Fusing Traditions: Transformations in Glass by Native American Artists," works by 18 Native artists, runs through Sept. 25; "Eskimo Drawings," a collection of drawings done by Inupiat and Yup'ik artists in Alaska between 1900-1970, runs through Oct. 3 at the Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Open 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily, May 16 through mid-September. $5 for adults, youth under 18 free. Call 465-2901 for more information.

"Eight Stars of Gold: The Story of Alaska's Flag," "Tlingit Regalia" and "Panoramic Photographs," shows 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at the Juneau Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main Streets. Call 586-3572.

John Rishel Mineral Information Center, operated by the Bureau of Land Management on Mayflower Island in Douglas, minerals, artifacts, maps and photographs from Southeast mines, open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Call Barbara, 364-1551, between 8 a.m. and noon, Monday-Thursday.

Exotic fly-fishing ties by Juneau artist and fisherman Trevor Gong, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, and runs through August at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way.

A collection of works by Little Brothers and Little Sisters, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, at Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Southeast Alaska, 110 Seward Street, Suite 2.

Alaska Blue Clay Studio and fiber artist Ellen Anderson, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, and runs through August at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St. Call 586-ARTS.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring painter Phyllice Bradner in August. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m-9 p.m. daily.

New and old work by Pat Costello, Juneau photographer, opens Friday, Aug. 6, and shows through August at Annie Kaill's.

New and old work by Aaron Elmore, Asha and Doniece Falcon, Patrice Helmar, Alli Rosen, Rob Roys and Cedar Stark, opens 4-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, and shows through month by appointment, at the Empire Gallery, 235 Second Street. Call Rob at 586-2581 or Asha at 586-282 for more information.


Salsa classes with Antonio Diaz and Heather Haugland, intermediate level, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, at Juneau Dance Unlimited Studio, second floor of the Scottish Rite Temple at Fourth and Seward streets. Call 586-5825 for more information.

Night life

Open mike Thursdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing, at the Alaskan.

Open mike Wednesdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing, at the Imperial.

Major League baseball on satellite; Karaoke with Malia Mondays, 9 p.m.-close; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-close, Thursdays-Saturdays; Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m.-close, Sundays, Tuesday, Wednesday; Smirnoff Ladies Night with America's Loverboys from Chicago, 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, at Marlintini's.

Tom Locher, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, at the Goldbelt Hotel, Chinook's. Details: 586-6900.

Kenny Knapp, 9 p.m.-close, Wednesdays-Sundays, at the Sandbar.

9-Ball Tournament and Live Jazz, 7 and 8 p.m., Tuesdays; 8-Ball Tournament, 7 p.m. Wednesdays; Karaoke and dance music, 9 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, at the Viking.

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

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

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