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Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2004

Concerts

Juneau Student Symphonies, Friday, Aug. 20, noon at the State Office Building, and 7 p.m. at the University of Alaska Southeast Noyes Pavilion. Free.

Alaska Glitter Girls fund-raising dinner, with Sadao and Teresa Uehara, Earth and Vessel and Island Time, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Tlingit and Haida Community Building.

J. Althea & The Graceland Girls, gorgeous middle-aged girls playing 1950s rock, with special guest Diana Brownson, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Silverbow Back Room. Free. All-ages.

Exhibits

"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, runs through August at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way.

Alaska Blue Clay Studio and fiber artist Ellen Anderson, 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, 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, shows through month by appointment, at the Empire Gallery, 235 Second St. Call Rob at 586-2581 or Asha at 586-282 for more information.

Dances

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.

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

The Swingers, 9 p.m.-close, weekends, 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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