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Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2002

Theater

"Dirty Blonde," final week, show times 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 and 12; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at Perseverance Theatre. Tickets for Friday and Saturday shows $22, $18 for students and seniors; $17 and $13 for Thursday and Sunday. Recommended for mature audiences.

Performances

Classical music concert with The American Chamber Players, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at Chapel by the Lake. Sponsored by Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. Tickets at Hearthside and Rainy Day books: $18 general audience, $15 students and seniors, $60 family pass; all tickets $2 more at the door.

Dance

Oktoberfest party, 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Mike's Place. Music, dancing and German food. Benefit for Five Finger Lighthouse restoration. Tickets at Hearthside Books: $45, kids free.

Weekend tango workshop with Anchorage dance instructor Percell St. Thomas, Oct. 11-13, at Terry Miller Legislative Building gym. Workshops 7-10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon and 2 -5 p.m. Saturday and noon-2 p.m. Sunday, with a dance 3-5 p.m. Sunday. The Sunday session will offer an introduction to salsa. Sessions $15 each or $50 for all. For info call 723-0327, sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers.

Folk and ballroom dancing, 7:30 -10 p.m. Friday nights at Juneau Dance Unlimited Studio at Fourth and Seward streets. All dances taught. Last hour is request dancing.

Thursday night contra dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Oct. 10, Terry Miller Legislative Building gym, (use Sixth Street entrance). Live music with Lis Saya and Martha D. and Friends. Charli Meacham will call dances. All dances taught; beginners welcome. No partners necessary. For more info call 463-3214.

Dances of Universal Peace, 7-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Unity Room at 119 Seward St. Call Leah for details, 789-3993.

Exhibits

"Portraits, Landscapes and Saints: Another Look at Frances Davis," paintings from the Juneau-Douglas City Museum's permanent collection with biographical information about Davis. Opening reception 1-3 p.m.. Saturday, Oct. 12.

"Large Heads and Other Curiosities," paintings by Patrick Ripp and Nikki Morris, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, through Oct. 25. Regular hours noon-4:30 Monday-Friday.

"Apologies and Accusations," recent paintings by Rob Roys, at KTOO, 360 Egan Drive.

"Alaska Positive 2002," at Alaska State Museum. Winter hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3 admission.

"William Healey Dall, the Collection of an Explorer" at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum through December. Free admission Tuesday through Saturday, noon-4:00 p.m.

"Dancing the Ice Worm Wiggle: Recreation, Entertainment and Amusements of Early Juneau," and "Cruising the Inside Passage," tourism memorabilia from 1930s and '50s, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum at Fourth and Main streets. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, contact 586-3572.

Book Signings

Barbara Lavallee book signing, "All You Need for a Snowman." Also release of three new prints, noon-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St.

Wallace Olson book signing, "Through Spanish Eyes: Spanish Voyages in Alaska 1773-1792," 4-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Alaska Litho, 101 Mill St., about a mile south of downtown on Thane Road.

"Blue Bear: A True Story of Friendship, Tragedy, and Survival in the Alaskan Wilderness," slideshow, reading and book signing with Juneau author Lynn Schooler, 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, at Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall.

Nancy Ferrell book signing, "Alaska's Heroes: A Call to Courage - Stories of the State of Alaska Award for Bravery-Heroism," 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Hearthside Books in Nugget Mall.

Presentations

"The Twisted Path to the Holocaust: Social Outsiders and Jews in Nazi Germany," with Robin Walz, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, Egan Library, University of Alaska Southeast.

Fire prevention story hour for kids, noon, Saturday, Oct. 12, Douglas library. Stories and songs about fire safety; firefighters will show kids their gear and fire trucks. For more information call Carol at 586-0434.

"Portraits, Landscapes and Saints: Another Look at Frances Davis," 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, Juneau-Douglas City Museum, slide lecture by granddaughter Connie Davis and presentation on Frances Davis' work by art scholar Tony Pope; Chapin Heumann will talk about Holy Trinity Episcopal Church's restoration project of Davis paintings; participants will be invited to walk to the church to view the works.

Juneau Underground Motion Picture Society encore presentation of film festival, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Back Room Cinema, free.

Nightlife

The Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, Juneau old-time, country and bluegrass band, 9 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday night, Oct. 11 and 12; open mike Thursdays, at The Alaskan Bar, no cover.

Northern Pacific, pop and country, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Henry's Food and Spirits, no cover.

DJ dance music, Thursday-Saturday evenings, through Oct. 19, karaoke on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, no cover, at Marlintini's Lounge.

Open mike with back-up rock band, members of Dag Nabbit, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. every Thursday at the Imperial Saloon.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Mondays-Thursdays at the Rendezvous.

Kenny Knapp, solo singer and guitarist plays variety of styles, Wednesday-Sunday nights, 9 p.m. to closing, at the Sandbar, through October, no cover.



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