"The SantaLand Diaries," adapted by Joe Mantello from the David Sedaris story, presented by Perseverance Theatre, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Nov. 26-27 and Dec. 3-4; 6 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 28 and Dec. 5, in the theater's Phoenix Room. Pay-as-you-can, seating is limited. Call 463-TIXS.
"Little Red Riding Hood," presented by Juneau Lyric Opera, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 27 and 28, in the room across the concourse from Hearthside Books at the Nugget Mall. $5.
"The Nutcracker," presented by the Oregon Ballet Theatre, as choreographed by George Balanchine, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets available at Hearthside Books, Rainy Day Books, the Observatory and from the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. The council also can take credit card orders over the phone. Call 586-ARTS.
Salsa classes with Heather Haugland and Antonio Diaz. Beginning classes, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; at the Juneau Dance Unlimited studio, Scottish Rite Temple, Fourth and Seward streets. Call 586-5825 with questions.
Contra Dance, 7:30-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, at the St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. Live music with the Grateful Celtics and dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214. http://www.ptialaska.net/~ddonalds/
"Horn-oh!-Plenty: Puritanical Burlesque at its Best!" 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at the Hangar Ballroom. $7-$15 on a sliding scale. Doors open at 9 p.m. 21 and over. After party with DJ Astronomar and the Go-Gos.
Organ Concert Friday, featuring J. Allan MacKinnon playing the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, Nov. 26, at the State Office Building.
Selections from the 30th All Alaska Juried Exhibition, runs through Jan. 8; Sydney Laurence paintings, selections from the museum's fine art collection, 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, "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 U.S. 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, Monday-Thursday.
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, at Little City Gallery & Music Folk, 171 Shattuck Way, above the Gold Town Nickelodeon. Exhibit runs through November.
Chris Joy, lamps and mirrors made from paper, shows through 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.
New and recent work by Barbara Lavallee and Alice Tersteeg, shows through November; at Annie Kaill's, 244 Marine Way. www.annieandcojuneau.com.
Open mike Thursdays; at the Alaskan.
Open mike Wednesdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Splinter Pickers, every Thursday; at the Imperial.
NBA Season Pass, every day; NFL Sunday Ticket, 9 a.m. Sundays; Monday Night Football, 5 p.m. Mondays; Karaoke with Malia Mondays, 9 p.m.-closing; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Thursdays-Saturdays; Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays; Free Pool Sundays and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sundays, at Marlintini's.
NBA Season Pass, daily; 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; John & Doug's Jazz Duo, 9 p.m. Nov. 24, 26 and 27, at Doc Water'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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