What's Happening

Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2002

Concerts

Bearfoot Bluegrass, original and traditional bluegrass songs and instrumentals, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at ANB Hall, $12, $8 for students and seniors, $35 for a family pass at bookstores and the door.

Juneau Student Symphony, free concerts, Friday, Aug. 23, noon at State Office Building and 6:30 p.m. at Marine Park.

Authors

"L is for Last Frontier: An Alaska Alphabet," Book-signing with children's author Carol Crane, 12-1:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23, Hearthside Books, downtown.

Auditions

Auditions for the Alaska Youth Choir, fall 2002-spring 2003 season, 4-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Aug. 27-29, at Northern Light United Church, for students 10 to 16. Call Shelly Smith (AYC administrator) at 780-5262 to schedule an audition; to schedule an alternative time call Missouri Smyth (AYC artistic director) at 780-5225.

"The Sound of Music," auditions for Northern Light Junior Theatre begin Wednesday, Sept. 4, for mid-November production. Students in grades five-12 are eligible. Information about fees, schedules, etc., call Director J. Althea, jalthea@gci.net 586-4933

Exhibits

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 Monday, 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.

Workshops

Summer singing classes: Beginning and intermediate voice and performance for intermediate and advanced level singers, Aug. 22-23, at McPhetres Hall, 5:30-7:30 group voice, 8-10 vocal performance, $50 and $60, respectively, covers refreshments, materials and accompanist, taught by Joyce Parry Moore.

Tango weekend workshop, Aug. 23-25, Juneau Dance Unlimited Studio in Scottish Rite Temple; 7-10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, with a tango tea at 3 p.m. Taught by dance master Richard Powers of Stanford University, with Angela Amarillas, presented by the Juneau International Folkdancers. $50 per person or $15 for each session. Call 364-2334 to register.

Dances

Dances of Universal Peace, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at The Unity Room at 119 Seward St., call Leah for details, 789-3993, also second and fourth Saturday in September.

Nightlife

Northern Pacific, Juneau classic rock band, 9 p.m.- midnight Friday and Saturday night, Aug. 23 and 24, open mike Thursdays, at The Alaskan Bar, no cover.

Bradley Riggins, guitarist, singer, piano and fiddle player doing country, western and popular music, 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesday-Saturday nights at Henry's Food and Spirits, no cover, through August.

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.

Toolbox, Juneau rock band, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays through August at Hangar on the Wharf, no cover.

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

The Bastards, three-piece Juneau rock band, every Thursday 10 p.m. to closing through August, DJ dance music on weekends, Karaoke on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, no cover, at Marlintini's Lounge.

Dag Nabbit, Juneau rock band, 10 p.m. -closing Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24, 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.



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