Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2005

Boardwalk Boogie tickets still on sale

JUNEAU - Last-minute tickets are still available to the Seventh Annual Boardwalk Boogie, Friday-Sunday, Sept. 16-18 in Pelican.

Round-trip fare, including ferry transportation, is $130. One-way tickets are $106.

A catamaran will leave Haines at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16; depart Don Statter Boat Harbor at Auke Bay at 3 p.m.; and arrive in Pelican at 7:30 p.m. Those leaving Juneau can show up at 2 p.m. and buy tickets at the harbor.

Coming back, the state ferry LeConte will leave Pelican at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, and arrive in Juneau at 9:30 p.m.

This year's Boogie starts Friday with the Great Pelican Ex-Beeriment, a 21-and-over party hosted by Homer Brewing Co.

Ray-Jen Cajun, The Bobb Family Band, Five Buck Fiddle and a version of Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band will play during the weekend. The Filthy Song Contest will also be held.

New this year is the First All-Star Pelican Boardwalk Kickball Tournament, on the beach at the end of the boardwalk. All participants are encouraged to bring their own headlamps.

JAHC grant applications available

JUNEAU - Applications are now available for the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council's grant program for artists.

Local arts organizations and individuals must submit their applications by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, to the JAHC office, 206 North Franklin St.

For more information, visit, call 586-ARTS or pick up an application at the arts council.

Second round of artist grants available

JUNEAU -The Alaska State Council on the Arts' Artists in Schools Program has announced a second round of applications for residencies in the 2005-2006 school year.

Applications are available at Guidelines are available there, or at

Online applications must be submitted to the ASCA office by 5 p.m. Nov. 1, 2005.

For more information, call program director Susan Olson at (907) 269-6682, toll-free at 888-278-7424 or e-mail

Symphony looking for players for premiere

JUNEAU - The Juneau Symphony is looking for woodwind, brass, string and percussion players to join the ensemble for its season opener, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, in the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium.

The symphony will perform Beethoven's 7th Symphony; Britten's "Four Sea Interludes" from Peter Grimes; Bruch's "Violin Concerto No. 1" with violinist Franz Felkl; and Bruch's "Kol Nidre" with cellist Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.

Felkl and Kreiss-Tomkins won the 2005 Youth Concerto Competition.

To pick up music and a practice CD, call Liz at 586-4676.

The rehearsal schedule is: 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the JDHS band room; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, in the band room; 7-10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the band room; sectional rehearsals on Tuesday, Oct. 11, time and location to be announced; 7-10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons; 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the band room; 7-10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the band room; 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, on the JDHS stage; 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, on the stage; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, on the stage.

For more information, visit or call the Symphony office at 907-586-HORN (4676).

Team Alaska seeks performers for games

Team Alaska is seeking a group of cultural performers for Alaska's delegation to the 2006 Arctic Winter Games, scheduled for March 5-11 in the Kenai Peninsula Borough.

Each of the participating delegations brings one cultural group to perform in various locations throughout the week of the games.

Alaska's group must comprise up to eight young people born between 1985 and 1991 and one adult leader-manager. The group should have experience performing in small and large environments and must be flexible and eager to fulfill the performance schedule established by the Arctic Winter Games Host Society. Performances should represent Alaska culture and tradition.

Individuals interested in being Alaska's cultural representatives should contact Arctic Winter Games Team Alaska Chef de Mission John Estle via e-mail at, or by phone at (907) 474-4278. Submit video, audio tapes, compact discs or DVDs to the Arctic Winter Games Team Alaska office at P.O. Box 83325, Fairbanks, 99708 or by delivery service at 1540 Hayes Ave., Fairbanks, 99709. The deadline for submitting proposals is Oct. 10. The group will be selected by Nov. 1.

For more information on Team Alaska, visit

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