what's happening

Posted: Thursday, November 04, 2004

Opera

"Don Pasquale," an Opera to GO! production, free preview 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, plays at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 5-6, 12-13 and 19-20; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 11 and 18, at McPhetres Hall. Advance tickets, $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, at Hearthside Books. Door price $17 and $12.

Concerts

Organ Concert at the State Office Building, featuring J. Allan MacKinnon playing the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, Nov. 5.

Robert Cohen Jazz Trio, after "Don Pasquale," Friday, Nov. 5, at the Back Room at the Silverbow. Suggested $10 donation.

Dancing

Salsa classes with Heather Haugland and Antonio Diaz. New session of beginning classes starts 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4; intermediate classes start 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 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, Nov. 4, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (old Capital School gym). Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Juneau's Michael Sakarias and Friends, and dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214.

Events

First Friday book signing with Teri Tibbett, 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at downtown Hearthside Books.

"Lady Rankin Meets the Pagan," a film by Greg Chaney, starring Ishmael Hope and Anna Gagne-Hawes, based on Dave Hunsaker's play, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the Back Room at the Silverbow. Donations accepted.

"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.

Discussion and presentation by Dawn Miller, Fairbanks naturalist, photographer and author of books on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the Downtown Library; 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Valley Library. Free.

Free storytelling workshop for middle-school students, with Ryan Conarro and George Holly, Tuesday, Nov. 9, and Friday, Nov. 12, at the Alaska State Museum. Call 465-2901 to pre-register.

Exhibits

Selections from the 30th All Alaksa Juried Exhibition, opens Friday, Nov. 5, and runs through Jan. 8; 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.

New and recent work from Roxanne Turner, opens Friday, Nov. 5; "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 paintings by Rick Clair, new jewelry by Michael Reid Hunter, shows through November at the Friendly Planet loft, 200 Seward St.

One-string diddley bow and kalimbas by Beth Melville, collection of old acoustic guitars and amplifiers belonging to Ross Writer, live electric blues and folk music by Warmed Over Potatoes and possible mystery classical guitarist, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Little City Gallery & Music Folk, 171 Shattuck Way, above the Gold Town Nickelodeon. Exhibit runs through Nov.

Chris Joy, lamps and mirrors made from paper, shows though November, at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way.

"Momentum," new photographs from Buddy Ferguson and Marilyn Holmes, shows through November 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, etcher, papermaker and collagist Dianne Anderson in November. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m-9 p.m., daily.

Paintings by Frances Brooks Davis and "Turning Around," a film by Dr. Maureen Longworth, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Alaska Holistic Family Medicine, 119 Seward Street, Suite 17, in the Valentine Building.

New and recent work by Barbara Lavallee and Alice Tersteeg, shows through November; guest appearance by Lavallee from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Annie Kaill's, 244 Marine Way. www.annieandcojuneau.com.

Night life

Open mike Thursdays; Sofa Kings, 9:30 p.m.-close Friday, Nov. 5, at the Alaskan.

Open mike Wednesdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Splinter Pickers, every Thursday; 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, at Marlintini's; Roughhouse Boxing, Friday, Nov. 5, tickets at Marlintini's and ANB Hall.

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.



CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING