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Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2005

Comedy

Rich Guzzi, master of hypnosis, 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 23-24, at Marlintini's Lounge. Tickets, $12 in advance or at the door. Free if you buy a meal at DocWater's Pub and ask for a ticket.

Dancing

Tuesday salsa classes at the VFW Hall, beginning, 6-7:30 p.m., intermediate, 7:30-9 p.m. Call 586-5825 for more information.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at Terry Miller Legislative Building, Sixth & Main streets downtown. Dance band Jerry Fiscus and Friends; dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught. No parters necessary. Beginners welcome. Bring clean soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214 for info. $3 donation.

Concerts

Organ Concert Friday, noon Friday, Sept. 23, at the State Office Building, with J. Allan MacKinnon playing the Kimball Theatre Organ. Free.

Linda Tillery & The Cultural Heritage Choir, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Advance tickets, $22 for adults, $18 for students and seniors, $75 for families. At the door, $23/$19/$80. Available at Hearthside Books, Raindy Day Books, The Observatory and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council office, 206 North Franklin St.

exhibits

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.

New work by Barbara Kalen, shows through Sept. 22 at KTOO, 360 Egan Drive. Open during business hours.

Quilt show, with new work by The Monday Night Sewing Circle and the Gold Street Quilters, shows during business hours at KTOO, 360 Egan Drive.

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

New work by Blue Clay Studios, runs through September 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 Jack Hermle in September. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m.-9 p.m., daily.

New work by Colleen Goldrich, shows through September at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St.

events

"Bradford Washburn: A Life of Exploration," by Michael Sfraga, professor of geography, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building.

12th annual National Public Lands Day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Martha Stey, extending-literacy workshop, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 24, at the downtown Juneau Public Library.

Gastineau Genealogy Society fair, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Free.

University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service 75th anniversary celebration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the House of Wickersham.

Hearthside Books 30th anniversary party, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at both stores.

Second Annual Autumn Festival Street Fair, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Marine Park. Free. Arts, crafts, food and music by C. Scott Fry, Mark Bush, Patrice Helmar, Daddy-0 and possibly Bluegrass 101.

Juneau Writers meeting, with Elton and Alan Engstrom, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Mendenhall Library meeting room.

Festival of Seafood, beer tasting at 4 p.m., dinner at 5 and 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Juneau Yacht Club. Tickets, $20 for adults, $10 for kids and available at KTOO, Hearthside Books or the door.

night life

Bluegrass 101, 8:30 p.m.-close Friday, Sept. 23, at Squire's Rest in Auke Bay; 9 p.m.-close Saturday, Sept. 24, at The Douglas Island Pub.

Monday night Raw with DJ Astronomar; Satan's Taint on Tuesdays; Melted Wax on Wednesdays; open mike, Thursdays; Salsa Borealis, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Alaskan Bar.

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

Major League Baseball daily, 4 p.m.; NFL Sunday Ticket, 9 a.m. Sundays; Free Pool and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sundays; Monday Night Football Party, 9 p.m. Mondays; Karaoke at 9 p.m. Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays; Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 7 p.m. every Wednesday and Thursday; Texas Hold'em Cash Game, 7 p.m. Fridays; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Fridays-Saturdays; at Marlintini's Lounge.

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

Light jazz with Robert Cohen and Patrick Murphy, 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday in the Pub; Classical Guitar with John Unzicker in the Velvet Room, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Friday-Saturday; Major League Baseball, 10:30 a.m. daily, 8 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, at Doc Water's Pub.

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.

Local music on "Wet Wednesdays"; Bluegrass 101, 8:30 p.m.-close Friday, Sept. 9, 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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