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Posted: Thursday, October 24, 2002

Concerts

Juneau Symphony fall concert, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Centennial Hall, a preconcert talk about the music with conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets $16, $13 for students and seniors, $8 for children at Hearthside Books.

Theater

"Antigone," Greek classic by Sophocles presented by Perseverance Theatre's Young Shakespeare Training Company, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday Oct. 26, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, Marie Drake Planetarium, limited seating, call 364-2421, ext. 26 for a reservation, free.

"The Tragedy of King Lear," Shakespeare's play presented by Theatre in the Rough. All shows at 7:30 p.m. Preview Thursday, Oct. 24, no show Friday, then opens Saturday, Oct. 26. One Sunday show Oct. 27. All other shows Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights through Nov. 16. Tickets in advance at Hearthside Books are $14, $16 at the door, $8 for students and seniors, $6 for kids under 12.

Dance

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.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 24, Terry Miller Legislative Building gymnasium, (use Sixth Street entrance). Live music with Mike Sakarias and Friends, Valerie DaLaune and Jan Caufield will be callers. All dances taught; beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. For more information call 463-3214.

Juneau Dance Unlimited general membership meeting and dance recital, recital from 2 to 2:45 p.m., meeting 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the JDU studio at Fourth and Seward streets in the Scottish Rite Temple.

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 Rd., 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.

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

Presentations

The Evenings at Egan series, "Marine Invertebrates in Medicine and Physiology," with Sherry Tamone, assistant professor of biology, 7 p.m., Oct. 24, Egan Library on University of Alaska Southeast campus.

Nightlife

Open mike Thursdays, at The Alaskan Bar, no cover.

Vedanta, Alberta-based rock band, Thursday-Saturday evenings, through Nov. 30, karaoke on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, no cover, at Marlintini's Lounge.

Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, 10:30 p.m. to closing Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26, no cover, sit-in open mike with back-up rock band 9 p.m.-1 a.m. every Thursday at the Imperial Saloon. Halloween-themed open mike, 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31.

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.

Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, Juneau bluegrass and old-time band, 8 p.m. Wednesday night, Oct. 30, Halloween party with costume contest, at Squire's Rest.



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