What's happening

Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2002

Theater

"The Glass Menagerie," Tennessee Williams' play presented by Perseverance Theatre, shows at 7:30 Thursdays, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and at 6 p.m. Sundays, with the exception of the final show, which starts at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. Tickets for Thursday and Friday are $17 for adults, $13 for students and seniors. Saturday and Sunday tickets are $22 for adults and $18 for students and seniors. Pay-as-you-can show is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27.

"The Sound of Music," Northern Light Junior Theatre production. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Northern Light United Church. Tickets $5 at the door.

Presentations

Poet Luci Tapahonso reading original work, 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22, Egan Library, University of Alaska Southeast campus. Part of the Evenings at Egan series. For more information, call 465-6530.

"The Last Evening of the Princess Sophia," 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, free. A documentary on the 1918 shipwreck in Juneau waters, presented by local divers who have visted the wreck and historians from area museums.

"Beyond Heritage: Native Playreading and Performance Festival," poetry, drama, rap, speakers, regalia fashion show, storytelling, food, art and crafts, 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22, ANB Hall, $7, presented by Perseverance Theatre and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council.

"The Business of Fancydancing," Sherman Alexie's film with Juneau actor Gene Tagaban, two showings in honor of Native American Heritage Month, 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Vocational Training and Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Dr., $5, discussion led by Tagaban follows movie.

Eaglecrest Ice Cream Social, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Eaglecrest Ski Area, games, contests, ski-related and outdoor-related activities and previews, snow- and ski-safety seminars.

Dance

Folk and ballroom dancing, 6-8 p.m. Sunday nights at downtown Juneau Racquet Club/The Alaska Club. All dances taught. Last hour is request dancing.

Dances of Universal Peace, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 23. Location TBA. Call Leah for details, 789-3993.

Exhibits

"Looking Out Looking In," works by Lisa Blacher and Katherine Hocker, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., 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.

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

"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. Open noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday.

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

Nightlife

The Sofa Kings, an eclectic Juneau band, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday; Open mike Thursdays at the Alaskan Bar, no cover.

Northern Pacific, 9 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday nights at Henry's Food and Spirits in the Mendenhall Center, 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. CD release party for Vedanta's new album, "Searching..." at 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23.

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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