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Posted: Thursday, October 07, 2004

theater

"The Madwoman of Chaillot" a Theatre in the Rough production, preview at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7; opens 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, and shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 30, at McPhetres Hall.

"Macbeth," a production of Perseverance Theatre, plays one-night only before statewide tour, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Call 364-2421 or visit www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Concerts

Lunchtime organ concert, featuring Alice Branton on the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, Oct. 8 and 15, at the State Office Building. Free.

Joyce Parry Moore, Jason Alexander and pianist Barney McClure, sing Cole Porter tunes and jazz works for the UAS Piano Campaign, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at the Egan Library. Tickets, $25 for adults, $15 for UAS students, at Hearthside Books, the UAS bookstore and at the door.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum Fall Music Jam Session, featuring Greg McLaughlin, Liz Saya and friends, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at the museum, Fourth and Main streets. All players and public welcome. Free. Call 586-3572.

Stephan Smith, with opening act Jane Roodenburg, sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at Northern Light United Church. Tickets, $10 in advance at Hearthside Books or $12 at the door.

Dancing

Salsa classes with Heather and Antonio. Latin Dance practice session, 8-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, all-ages, $2. 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, Oct. 7, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Juneau's Full Circle dance band and dance caller Valerie DeLaune. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Call 463-3214.

Beginning and continuing tribal fusion belly dance 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. Call 586-3557.

events

Live music at Costa's Diner, in the Hangar Building, same spot as Chilkat Cone Kitchen, doors open at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8. 463-CONE.

"American Values, Amerian Wilderness," a screening to honor the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Closing ceremonies for the sand mandala created by Juneau-Douglas High School students and the community, 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Alaska State Museum.

"A Voice for Choice," abortion-rights movie sponsored by the Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, at the Hangar Ballroom. Donation, $10. www.juneauchoice.com.

Exhibits

"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. Free on First Friday, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 1. Call 465-2901.

"Eight Stars of Gold: The Story of Alaska's Flag," "Tlingit Regalia" and "Panoramic Photographs," 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 photography by Miranda Salmon, shows through October at the Friendly Planet loft, 200 Seward St.

Sketchings by Devita Writer, runs through October at Little City Gallery, 5-7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Suite 211, upper floor of the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St.

"Rogues Gallery" paintings by Jacob Higgins, killer meat-grinder robots by assorted artists, shows Friday and Saturday, Oct. 8 and 9, at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way.

"Bright Storms, Quiet Shadows," paintings by Todd Mosher, shows through October 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, photographer, printmaker and digital artist David Riccio in October. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m-9 p.m., daily.

New and old work by Jon Van Zyle, the official artist of the Iditarod, and his wife, Jona. Shows through October at Annie Kaill's, 244 Marine Way. www.annieandcojuneau.com.

Night life

Open mike Thursdays, at the Alaskan.

Salsa Borealis, 9 p.m.-close Friday and Saturday, Oct. 8-9; Open mike Wednesdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Splinter Pickers, every Thursday; at the Imperial.

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; 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 DocWater's.

Tom Locher, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, at the Goldbelt Hotel, Chinook's. Details: 586-6900.

Kenny Knapp, 8 p.m-midnight, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays; 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 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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