What's Happening

Posted: Thursday, October 28, 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.

Dance

Salsa classes with Heather Haugland and Antonio Diaz. No classes week of Oct. 25. New session of beginning classes starts 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Juneau Dance Unlimited studio, Scottish Rite Temple, Fourth and Seward streets. Call 586-5825 with questions.

Cajun Dance Class, one-time course in preparation for Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Juneau Dance Unlimited studio, Scottish Rite Temple, 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.

Halloween Ballroom Dance, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities Center, $5 for non-SAC members. Swing, waltz, foxtrot, merengue will be taught.

Concerts

Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Cajun music from South Louisiana, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at Centennial Hall. 21 and over only. Tickets, $20 at Hearthside Books, Rainy Day Books and the Observatory. Free Cajun dance lesson at 7:30 p.m.

Old Goat, What Remains, The Shoe Whores and Gomorrah, punk show, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at the VFW Hall. All-ages.

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.

"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.

Masks by Jacob Higgins, killer meat-grinder robots by assorted artists, shows Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14-16, 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

Student poetry and fiction reading, inspired by the saxophone playing of Johan Minton, 8-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at the Silverbow.

Kids' Halloween Fun Night, activites, games and treats, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

"The Rocky Horror Picture Show," a screening of the cult film, sponsored by NCAAD, 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. $18 in advance at Hearthside Books. $20 at the door, $10 for students.

Halloween Dance, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Silverbow. $10 at the door, $5 for high school and college students.

Treadwell Family Skate, 1:30-3:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at Treadwell Arena. Costume, skating, clowns. Free.

"The Future of Food," an indepth documentary about genetically modified foods, sponsored by the Sierra Club, 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, at the Nickelodeon. Free.

"IMPACT" the 55th Warren Miller snowriding film, sponsored by the Eaglecrest Snowsports School, 5:45 and 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Centennial Hall. $8 at the door.

Night life

Open mike Thursdays; Derelict and Contra Public, Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Alaskan.

Open mike Wednesdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Splinter Pickers, every Thursday; Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, 9-30 p.m.-close, Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Imperial.

NBA Season Pass, starts Nov. 2; 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; Free Pool Sundays and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sunday; Undercover Wear Party, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28; Strange Dreams Halloween Bash, 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. Live music with No Drama. $600 in cash for best costume (best overall, best couple, best group) at Marlintini's.

NBA Season Pass, starts Nov. 2; 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.

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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