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Posted: Friday, August 15, 2003


Bearfoot Bluegrass, 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 18, at ANB Hall. Tickets, $15 general admission, $10 for students and seniors and $45 for families, at Hearthside Books and Rainy Day Books.

"Elijah," Mendelssohn's 1846 oratorio, performed by the Juneau Lyric Opera, 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Tickets, $14 for adults, $10 for students and seniors at Hearthside Books or the door.

Old Goat, The Shoe Whores, Groping For Elmo and Induced Vomit, at McPhetres Hall, 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.


Kenneth Cohen, author of "Honoring the Medicine: Essential Guide to Native American Healing," book-signing, lecture and slide show, 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. Details: 789-2750.


"Works on Paper and Plywood," silk-screened works by Brad Ponack, at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery. Runs through Aug. 29. 586-ARTS.

Sandra Greba, watercolors at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St. Shows daily. Details: 586-2880.

"Scaffolds," work by Rob Roys, at Empire Gallery, near corner of North Franklin and Second streets. Hours vary.

"With Grace," photography by Liz Gifford, at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Details: 586-3110.

Beaded Bag Show, at Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St., through Sept. 21. Details: 463-3220.

"Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People," 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily at the Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Through Sept. 14. Details: 465-2901.

"The W.R. Norton Collection: William H. Case and H.H. Draper Photographs (1898-1920)," 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily at the Alaska State Museum. Through Nov. 8.

"Solidarity, Secret Rites and Social Ties," an exhibit about Juneau's fraternal organizations, sisterhoods and clubs, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Also, "100 Years of Maps." Runs through the summer. Details: 586-3572.


Southeast Alaska State Fair in Haines, featuring Contra Public, Peabody's Monster, Heather Haugland, Flying Other Brothers, The Danny Godinez Band, Julie and Jazz, Chris Linn and Bearfoot Bluegrass, Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 13-17. $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens, free for children 5 and under. Four-day passes are $20. Details at www.seakfair.org.

Ultimate LAN Party 2003, sponsored by the University of Alaska Southeast Gaming Club, Friday-Sunday, Aug. 15-17, at the UAS Student Activity Center. $25 advance, $30 at the door. $5 if you don't have a computer but wish to use a friend's machine. Call 465-1219 to register, or e-mail info@ultimatelan.org or visit www.ultimatelan.org.

Friends of Eaglecrest First Annual Blueberry Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17, at Eaglecrest. Southeast Road Runners Eaglecrest Run, 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, with registration at 8:15 a.m. and an afternoon of blueberry picking to follow. Farmer's Market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, Aug., 17, live music, games and a Blueberry Culinary Contest. Details at 463-4400.

Second Annual Bluegrass Camp for Kids, Monday-Wednesday, Aug. 18-20, at Northern Light Church. Open to kids 8-17 of all ability levels. (Children 5-7 also accepted with parental supervision.) Details at 586-2787.

Night life

The Swingers, 9 p.m.-closing, Wednesdays-Sundays, at the Sandbar.

Teri Tibbett, Mondays; Bob Cole, Tuesdays; III, Wednesdays; open mike, Thursdays; to be announced, Friday-Saturday, Aug. 15-16, Chemistry, 9 p.m.-closing, starts Monday, Aug. 18 and runs through September, at The Alaskan Hotel and Bar.

Bull riding, 9 p.m., Thursdays; Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m. Fridays; Bull riding, 9 p.m., Saturdays, at Henry's Food and Spirits in the Mendenhall Mall.

Circle City Cy and Dirty Frank, songs and stories capturing the frontier spirit, 11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, at the Imperial Billiard & Bar.

The Danny Godinez Band, 9 p.m.-closing, Friday, Aug. 15, Hangar on the Wharf.

Karaoke, 7-11 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays; all-night Karaoke, Wednesdays and Thursdays; DJ Trent, 11 p.m.-closing, Mondays and Tuesdays, 9 p.m.-closing, Friday and Saturday, at the Rendezvous.

Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sunday; Dan-O-Mite, Indigo, Migs with DJ Dance Music, 9 p.m.-closing, Friday and Saturday, at Marlintini's Lounge.

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