"Metamorphoses," a retelling of six Ovid myths, directed by David Hunsaker, plays at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24; 8 p.m. Saturday, 4, 11, 18 and 25; 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 16 and 23; 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at Perseverance Theatre. Pay-as-you-can performances on Sept. 8 and 15. Call 364-2421 or visit www.perseverancetheatre.org for ticket information.
Talk and booksigning with local author and doctor Emily Kane, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at Nugget Mall Hearthside Books; 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at downtown Hearthside Books.
Hal Ketchum, 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at Marlintini's. Tickets, $35 in advance, $40 at door. Available at Marlintini's or DocWaters. 21 and over.
The Gilles Apap Trio, classical, gypsy jazz and folk gems, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at Northern Light Church; 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, at Chapel by the Lake; tickets, $18 in advance, $20 at door, available at Hearthside and Rainy Day Books. Other dates: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at Community Tribal House, Sitka; 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 6, at Chilkat Center in Haines; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, at Presbyterian Church, Skagway.
Lunchtime organ concert, featuring J. Allan MacKinnon on the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24, at the State Office Building. Free.
Salsa classes with Heather and Antonio. Beginning classes, 7:30-9 p.m. Thursdays, starting Sept. 9. Intermediate classes, 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays, starting Sept. 13. $10 per person per class, $8 for students. Juneau Dance Unlimited studio, Fourth and Seward streets. Call 586-5825 with questions.
Terry Fator, world-class ventriloquist, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, at Juneau-Douglas High School, adults and kids welcome for $2; 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, at University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities Center. Admission, TBA.
"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.
"Tongass Roots," the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council's celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act, featuring 20 local artists, shows from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at the Empire Gallery, 235 Second Street, with a "Toast to Wild Alaska" at 5:30 p.m.
New photographs by Daniel Buck, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, and runs through September at the Friendly Planet loft, 200 Seward Street.
New jewelry by Leah Sturgis, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, runs through September at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way.
Three-dimensional picture-box artist Noelle Dersé and quilter Susan Christensen, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, runs through September 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 Mark Vinsel in September. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m-9 p.m. daily.
New jewelry by Colleen and Hannah Goldrich, opens 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, shows through September at Annie Kaill's.
Open mike Thursdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Salsa Borealis, 9 p.m.-close Saturday, Sept. 4, at the Alaskan.
Salsa Night at the Tram, 8-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3. Lesson with Heather and Antonio at 8 p.m., followed by Salsa Borealis. $17.95 includes tram ride and Mexican buffet. $13.95 for season pass holders.
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; Badd Dogg Blues Society, 9 p.m. Sept. 9-11, at Marlintini's.
Opus Jazz Trio, 9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 2-4; Badd Dogg Blues Society, 9 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Sept. 6-8; Classical guitar with John Unzicker in the Velvet Room, 6-9 p.m., every Tuesday-Sunday, at DocWater's.
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.