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Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2004


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

"Demons and Dreamers," a reader's theater piece in honor of the 100th birthday of Isaac Bashevis Singer, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 1-2, at The Backroom at the Silverbow Inn. Free.


Banned Books Week celebration, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Hearthside Books. Activities include live readings, refreshments, displays and screenings of the documentary, "Reading Your Rights," a film about reader privacy.


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

Rock the Vote concert, 2-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Marine Park shelter, featuring Bob Cole, Brown Haven, Jason Caputo, Daddy-O, Patrice Helmar, Teri Tibbett and John Unzicker, from 2-7 p.m.; and Angry Angry Death Slug, Faithless, Groping for Elmo, Lifted and What Remains, 7-10 p.m. Free.

"An Evening of Opera," with Bill Garry, Sue Kazama and Dan and Kathleen Wayne, 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door.


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.

Beginning and continuing tribal fusion bellydance class, 6:45-8 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 7- Nov. 11, at the Seventh Heaven Yoga Studio. Six-week class, $40. Limited to 10 students. For more information and to sign up, call 586-3557.


Marine Park Autumn Harvest Festival and street fair, 2-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, food, artists, merchants and local organizations. Contact rjuzeler@hotmail.com or 364-4684.


"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. 16 at the Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. $5 for adults, youth under 18 free. For more information, call 465-2901.

"Eight Stars of Gold: The Story of Alaska's Flag," "Tlingit Regalia" and "Panoramic Photographs," shows 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23; free winter hours begin Friday, Sept. 24, museum is then open noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 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, features 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, Mondays-Thursdays.

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, 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.

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 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; 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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