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Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2005


Salsa workshop with Salsa I: Partner Dancing, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26; Latin Rhythms: merengue, cha cha, samba and more, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27; Salsa II: more partner dancing, 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27; Beginning Rueda: partner dancing in group, 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. $10 per class ($8 students), $25 for three classes ($20), $32 for four classes ($25). Partner not required. Call 586-5825 for more information.

Salsa dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at the VFW Hall, on Gastineau Avenue behind the Baranof Hotel. $5 per person, all-ages, with free lessons.


Organ Concert Friday, noon Friday, Aug. 26, at the State Office Building, with J. Allan MacKinnon playing the Kimball Theatre Organ. Free.

"Echography" recital concert, with Wu Wei (sheng), Il-Ryun Chung (changgu) and Janet Underhill (bassoon); 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at the First Presbyterian Church in Skagway; 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at Northern Light United Church. Juneau ticktes: $15 general, $10 at students at Hearthside Books or the door. General ticket holders of Perseverance Theatre's "The People's Temple" receive student price ($10) and student ticket holders receive half price ($5). Family members of soldiers serving in Iraq receive free admission.


Sydney Laurence paintings from the permanent collection; "A Northern Adventure: The Art of Fred Machetanz;" "Sharkabet," at Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. $5 for adults, youth under 18 free. Details: 465-2901.

"Pleasures and Perils: Juneau's Steamships and Shipwrecks"; newly restored Montana Creek Fish Trap; "Remembering Amy Lou Barney"; and "Juneau Collector's Series Volume 3: Jeff Brown's Alaska Board Games"; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., weekdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., weekends, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Call 586-3572.

"Stream Dreams 2005," new work by David Riccio, runs through August at KTOO, 395 Whittier St.

"Alaskan Blue Grasses," new work by Elise Tomlinson, runs through August at Heritage Coffee, 216 Second St.

"Illegal Art," runs through August at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., 586-ARTS.

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


Fjord Fest, a funraiser for KHNS-FM/Haines-Skagway-Klukwan, 1 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Seven Pastures Field, Skagway. $25 or $20 for station members. Features the Flying Other Brothers, Deering and Down, The Spirit Story Dancers, Eternal Flame, The Flying Hominies, The Insanity of Vaughn Avery, Tony Scott Pearce and the Valley of the North Wind Boys. Call 766-2020 for more information.

night life

Monday night Raw with DJ Astronomar on Mondays; Satan's Taint on Tuesdays; Melded Wax on Wednesdays; Open Mic on Thursdays; Moses Kane, 9:30 p.m.-close Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26-27, at the Alaskan Bar.

Salsa Nights, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. every Thursday, at the Imperial Billiard & Bar.

"Tres Feles" jazz trio, 9 p.m.-midnight, Friday and Saturday, August 26-27, at Doc Water's on the wharf. Details: 586-3627.

Major League Baseball daily, 4 p.m.; Karaoke with Ryan, Sundays and Tuesdays, 9 p.m.-closing; Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Mondays and Wednesdays; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Fridays-Saturdays; Free Pool and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sundays; Texas Hold 'Em Poker, every Wednesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. for 10 weeks; at Marlintini's Lounge.

NTN Trivia, nightly; trivia contest, Sundays, at the Triangle Club.

Major League Baseball, 10:30 a.m. daily, 8 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays; John and Doug, jazz duo, 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Tom Locher with vocalist Julie Cozzi, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, at the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-6900.

Music, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays, at the Sandbar. 9:30 p.m., 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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