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Posted: Thursday, October 30, 2003


Juneau-Douglas High School fall band concert, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at JDHS auditorium. Free.

Halloween Dance Party with The Sofa Kings, the Bobb Family Band, 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Centennial Hall. Must be 21 and over. Beer and wine will be available. $10 general. Costumes welcome.

Grammy winners Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel in concert, 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, Chapel by the Lake. Details: Tish, 465-6528.

Imani Winds, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, Northern Light United Church, $18 general, $14 students and seniors, $60 family. Tickets available at Hearthside Books and Rainy Day Books. 586-ARTS.


Christian Racich, photographs at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way, Thursdays through Saturdays. Details: 586-3110.

"Live Drawing Sessions," figure and portrait drawings and paintings by various artists at the Empire Gallery, 235 Second St., shows by appointment.

"Little Red Snapperhood," art, hats, hat boxes and book signing, shows daily at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St. Details: 586-2880.

"The W.R. Norton Collection: William H. Case and H.H. Draper Photographs (1898-1920)," 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily at the Alaska State Museum. Through Nov. 8.

"Solidarity, Secret Rites and Social Ties," an exhibit about Juneau's fraternal groups and clubs, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Also, "100 Years of Maps." Details: 586-3572.

Quilt Show sponsored by the Monday Night Quilters, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, at the KTOO building, 360 Egan Drive. Free. Through Nov. 28.


Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building. With Juneau dance band Grateful Celtics and dance caller Charli Meacham. All dances taught, beginners welcome, and no partners are necessary. Costumes are encouraged. Details: 463-3214.

Halloween Ballroom, Swing, and Salsa Dance, presented by the Elks Lodge, the University of Alaska and the Northern Lights Ballroom Dance Club, 8-11 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, Elks Lodge No. 420, 109 Franklin St. A non-alcoholic event with a best-costume contest and a DJ. $2 Elks/students, $6 general. Details: Connie, 723-3331.

Salsa classes with Antonio Diaz and Heather Haugland, Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m., and Thursdays 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited, corner of Fourth and Seward. Details: 586-5825.


Halloween Party sponsored by the Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 6-11 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, at 1106 Third St. in Douglas. Costume contest, face painting, movies, refreshments, cake walk, bobbing for apples, board games, bring painted or carved pumpkin for contest. $6 adults, $4 under 18, free for over 65 and under two. Details: Christy, 789-3236.

"Bad Girls and Bad News: The Female Messengers of Environmental Justice," by Susan Lucas, University of Alaska Southeast assistant professor of American literature, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall.

Willow Basket Workshops with Shiela Alexandrovich, melon-style willow basket, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1; random weave willow, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2. Class limited to six students. Call Nancy at 586-5818 for information.

"Oral History in Action: Kasaan Haida Elders Speak," by Jeane Breinig, University of Alaska Southeast visiting associate professor of English, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall.

"Second Annual KTOO Wine Tasting," at the Twisted Fish. 6-9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7. Distributors will be providing over 70 wines to sample. Cabco will be offering discounted cab fares to and from the event. Hors d'oeuvres provided by the Twisted Fish, plus live jazz. $30.00 per person. Call 586-1670 for more info.

Night life

Live music with Kenny Knapp, 9 p.m.-closing, Wednesdays-Sundays, at the Sandbar.

Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays; DJ dance music with Dan-O-Mite and DJ mix, Fridays-Saturdays; Salsa Friday, with salsa music and dancing lessons, 9-11 p.m. Fridays, NFL Sunday Ticket, 9 a.m., Sundays; Monday Night Football party, Mondays, at Marlintini's; Local music thirsty Thursdays, with Dag Nabbit, 9-11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30; Halloween party, with Dag Nabbit and $600 costume contest, 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31.

Bull riding, 9 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, at Henry's Food and Spirits in the Mendenhall Mall.

Local music on "Wet Wednesdays," The Rockn Roll Machine's Jam Night, 9:30 p.m., Saturdays, at Squires Rest in Auke Bay.

III, 9 p.m.-close, Tuesdays and Thursdays; Silver Creek, 9 p.m.-close, Friday-Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, at the Imperial Billiard & Bar.

Naughty Jo, 9 p.m.-close, Friday-Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, at the Hangar.

Open mike with Pasty, 9 p.m.-close, Thursday, Oct. 30; Contra Public, Peabody's Monster, Daralict and costume contest, 9 p.m.-close, Friday, Oct. 31, at The Alaskan.

Karaoke, 7-11 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays; all-night karaoke, Wednesdays and Thursdays; DJ Trent, 11 p.m.-close, Mondays and Tuesdays, 9 p.m.-close, Friday and Saturday, at the Rendezvous.

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