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Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2004

Theater

"The Madwoman of Chaillot" a Theatre in the Rough production, shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 30, at McPhetres Hall. $14 in advance at Hearthside Books, $16 at the door, children 12 and under $6, students and seniors $8.

"Homebody," a second-stage production of Perseverance Theatre, shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, Oct. 21-23, in the theater's Phoenix Room. All performances are pay-as-you-can. Limited seating, and no late arrivals. Call 364-2421 for more.

Comedy

Rebels of Comedy, featuring TK Matteson and Morgan Preston, both from Los Angeles, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Marlintini's. $12 for one show, or $18 for both.

Dancing

Salsa classes with Heather and Antonio. Beginning classes, 7:30-9 p.m. Thursdays. $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. 28, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (old Capital School gym). Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Leif & Lisa Saya and Friends and dance caller Jim Grammel. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214.

Concerts

Juneau Symphony season opener, Tchaikovsky and Sibelius, with special guest violinist Paul Rosenthal, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, at Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Advance tickets: $18 general admission, $14 youth, students and seniors, available at Hearthside Books or www.juneau.com/symphony; at the door: $20 general admission, $16 youth, students and seniors.

Exhibits

Sydney Laurence paintings, selections from the museum's fine art colleciton, May-December 2004, 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," 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.

Paintings by Jacob Higgins, hotdog polaroid and killer meat-grinder robots by assorted artists, shows Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-23, 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.

Events

"Walking the Wild Side," lecture and discussion with conservationist Hank Lentfer, a Wilderness Fireside presentation, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free.

University of Alaska Southeast open house/studio warming, 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at the UAS Auke Lake Campus, 11120 Glacier Highway, in the Soboleff Building, with Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band.

Night life

Open mike Thursdays; Juneau-Grass, 9:30 p.m.-close Friday, Oct. 22, at the Alaskan.

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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