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Posted: Thursday, October 17, 2002

Concerts

Musical memorial for Jane Stewart, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Centennial Hall, includes performances by members of Juneau Symphony and Juneau Lyric Opera, Fran Ulmer, Stroller White Pipes and Drums, tenor Stan Watson, pianist Mary Watson and others. Free.

Bellamy Brothers in concert, 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, Centennial Hall, pop country act, with Wayne Carson as the opening act. Tickets are $28 at Capital Records and at the door. Sponsored by Fraternal Order of State Troopers.

Palm Court Tea: Musical performance in the 19th century Edwardian British style: 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 and 20, at the Baranof Hotel, music, teas, sherry and sweets, tickets $60 at Hearthside Books, sponsored by Juneau Lyric Opera.

Two concerts with Seattle Jazz musician Jay Thomas, with Juneau's Thunder Mountain Big Band, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Mike's Place in Douglas, $15, and with Juneau's Rainlight Jazz Quartet, 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at Di Sopra also $15. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

Dance

The Australian Dance Theatre, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Centennial Hall, sponsored by Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. Tickets at Hearthside and Rainy Day Books, $20 general, $15 students and seniors, $65 family pass, all tickets $2 more at the door. Performance for students only Tuesday at Marie Drake.

Folk and ballroom dancing, 7:30 -10 p.m. Friday nights at Juneau Dance Unlimited Studio at corner of Fourth and Seward streets, mix of ballroom dances and line and circle dances from around the world, all dances taught, last hour is request dancing.

Saturday Night Barn Dance, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 19, Terry Miller Legislative Building gymnasium, (use Sixth Street entrance). Live music with Andy, Ellen and Friends; Tom Paul is caller. All dances taught; beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Admission is $7. For more information call 463-3214.

Weekend belly dancing workshop, dance instructor Amaya from New Mexico will teach Oct. 17 through Oct. 20 at the American Legion Hall in Auke Bay. Three sessions, a potluck and a performance are part of activities. See brief, page 10, for schedule and details. For more information and to register contact Kathleen Gamble at 780-4387 or Diana Ground at 364-2308.

Exhibits

Flowers Before the Frost: Exhibit of floral artwork by watercolorists Alice Tersteeg and Carol Baker, pastels and watercolors by Marion Simpson and photographs by Tony Pope, at Gallery Art and Framing, 3340 Fritz Cove Road, opening reception 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, also noon-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and through the end of October.

"Alaska Positive 2002," at the Alaska State Museum, 37 photographs by Alaska photographers. State museum winter hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3 admission.

"Portraits, Landscapes and Saints: Another Look at Frances Davis," paintings from the Juneau-Douglas City Museum's permanent collection with biographical information about Frances Davis and her life in Juneau.

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

"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.

Presentations

The Evenings at Egan series, "Cultural and Intellectual Property Rights," with Rhonda Hickock, 7 p.m., Oct. 18, Egan Library on UAS campus.

Book signing with Juneau author Nancy Ferrell, "Alaska's Heroes: A Call to Courage," 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Hearthside Books in Nugget Mall.

Nightlife

Northern River, Anchorage-Fairbanks bluegrass band, 9 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday night, Oct. 18 and 19, open mike Thursdays, at The Alaskan Bar, no cover.

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

Sit-in open mike, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. every Thursday at the Imperial Saloon, open mike with back-up rock band.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday 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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