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Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2004

theater

"Metamorphoses," a retelling of six Ovid myths, directed by David Hunsaker, plays at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17 and 24; 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 and 25; 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 and 23; 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at Perseverance Theatre. Call 364-2421 or visit www.perseverancetheatre.org for ticket information.

Books

Talk and slideshow by award-winning children's author and illustrator Janell Cannon, author of "Stellaluna" and "Verdi," 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the downtown public library. Free, all ages. Call Carol at 586-0434 for more information.

Concerts

Lunchtime organ concert, featuring J. Allan MacKinnon on the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, Sept. 17 and 24, at the State Office Building. Free.

Belorussian piano virtuoso Alexander Tutunov, benefit concert for the UAS Piano Campaign, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, at the University of Alaska Southeast's Egan Library. $25 adults, $15 for UAS students, $15 for 18 and under. Tickets at Hearthside Books, UAS book store and at the door.

Dancing

Saturday Barn Dance, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at Centennial Hall. Live music with the Grateful Celtics and dance caller Jim Grammel. Short instructional course at 7:30 p.m. $8 for the public, $5 for students and seniors. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 586-5621 or visit www.ptialaska.net/~ddonals.

Salsa classes with Heather and Antonio. Beginning classes, 7:30-9 p.m. Thursdays, Intermediate classes, 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays. $10 per person per class, $8 for students. Juneau Dance Unlimited studio, Fourth and Seward streets. Call 586-5825 with questions.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Thursday Sept. 23, at the Harborview Elementary School gym. Live music with Juneau musicians Leif Saya and Friends and dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214.

events

Dessert and art auction for the Reifenstein Kidney Dialysis Center, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at Glacier Gardens. Free. All proceeds to Beta Sigma Phi's service project to provide blankets and art for the center.

A benefit to restore the paintings of Frances Davis, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at McPhetres Hall, Fourth and Gold streets. Cake and tea with a silent auction, slide show of Davis paintings, and songs from the turn-of-the-century as performed by Joyce Parry Moore. $6 donation requested.

Do Jump, aerial dance and more from Portland, Ore., presented by the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. $22 general, $18 students, $75 for families.10 percent off for groups of 10 or more. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Call 586-ARTS for more information.

Marine Park Autumn festival; 2-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25; street fair from 2-8 p.m. Contact rjuzeler@hotmail.com or 364-4684.

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.

New photographs by Daniel Buck, runs through September at the Friendly Planet loft, 200 Seward St.

New jewelry by Leah Sturgis, runs through September at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way.

Three-dimensional picture-box artist Noelle Dersé and quilter Susan Christensen, 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, shows through September at Annie Kaill's, 244 Marine Way.

Night life

Open mike Thursdays, at the Alaskan.

Open mike Wednesdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Splinter Pickers, every Thursday; Salsa Borealis, 9:30 p.m.-close Friday-Saturday, Sept. 17-18, at the Imperial.

Major League Baseball on satellite; NFL Sunday Ticket, 9 a.m. Sundays; Monday Night Football, 5 p.m. Mondays; 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; Smirnoff Ladies Night with American's Loverboys, 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, at Marlintini's

NFL Sunday Ticket, 9 a.m. Sundays; Monday Night Football, 5 p.m. Mondays; classical guitar with John Unzicker in the Velvet Room, 6-9 p.m., every Tuesday-Sunday, at DocWaters.

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; Salsa nights at the Back Alley with DJ Latin, 8-11 p.m. Tuesdays, 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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