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Posted: Thursday, November 07, 2002

Theater

"The Tragedy of King Lear," Shakespeare's play presented by Theatre in the Rough. All shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights through Nov. 16. Tickets in advance at Hearthside Books are $14 and $16 at the door, $8 for students and seniors, $6 for kids under 12.

"The Sound of Music," Northern Light Junior Theatre production. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Fridays Nov. 15 and 22, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays Nov. 16 and 23, audience sing-along show 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. Northern Light United Church. Tickets $5 at the door.

Presentations

KTOO Wine Tasting, 6-9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8, The Twisted Fish. More than 50 wines and hors d'oeuvres. $30. Proceeds benefit KTOO-FM. For details call 586-1670.

Storyteller Jim Weiss performance, 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8, downtown public library. Award-winning storyteller will perform classic stories. Storytelling workshops also offered Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Valley library. To sign up, call Carol Race at 586-0434.

The Evenings at Egan series, "Martyrdom and Utopia in Early America" with Nina Chordas, assistant professor of English, 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8, Egan Library, University of Alaska Southeast campus. For more information, contact 465-6530.

Reading, book signing and side show with Jill Fredston, author of "Rowing to Latitude: Journey Along the Arctic's Edge," 6:30-8:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 11, Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall.

Concerts

Juneau Youth Symphony concert, Saturday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Featuring Nina Schwinghammer playing the Telemann Viola Concerto.

Dance

Folk and ballroom dancing, 6-8 p.m. Sunday nights at downtown Juneau Racquet Club/The Alaska Club. 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, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Live music with Juneau dance band Henry Hopkins and Friends and caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. For details call 463-3214.

Exhibits

"Looking Out Looking In," works by Lisa Blacher and Katherine Hocker, Gallery at the Arts Council, 206 N. Franklin St. The show will run Monday-Friday from noon-4:30 p.m., or by appointment, until Nov. 29. For more information, contact 586-ARTS.

"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.

"Rescued and Resuscitated," assemblages and collages by Carol Hilgemann at the Alaska State Museum.

"... is this not an urgent matter?" found-object installation by Don Mohr at the Alaska State Museum.

"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.

"Portraits, Landscapes and Saints: Another Look at Frances Davis," paintings from the Juneau-Douglas City Museum's permanent collection with biographical information about 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.

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.

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, until Dec. 1, no cover.



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