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Posted: Friday, November 29, 2002

Theater

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

"In Cahoots," an original three-person late-night clown show of ridicule and humor. Two weeks only at Perseverance Theater in Douglas, with Emily Windover, Roblin Davis and John Leo. 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights, Nov. 29 and 30, Dec. 6 and 7. $5 to $10 sliding scale.

Concerts

Novemberfest concert and dance, Saturday, Nov. 30, all events upstairs at Juneau Elk's Lodge, 109 South Franklin. Children's concert with storytelling and comedy, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., with refreshments, $5 for entire family; free afternoon music workshops 1:30-5:30 p.m.; cornbread and chili feed noon to 4 p.m.; evening concert 7-9 p.m. with a variety of acts; dance with the band Sofa Kings 9:15 p.m.- midnight, $10 for concert and dance, $5 for just dance or just concert, sponsored by Alaska Folk Festival.

Presentations

Alaska-Juneau Public Market, at Centennial Hall Thanksgiving Weekend. Hours noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 29-Dec. 1; admission adults $3.50, children 12 and under $1.50. Variety of arts, crafts and gift items from local and regional vendors and artists.

Unity tree lighting, 4:45 p.m. Friday at Centennial Hall. Christmas songs and lights.

Discussion and book signing with author Velma Wallis, author of "Raising Ourselves: A Gwich'in Coming of Age Story from the Yukon River," 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall.

"Writing Your Own Story" with Velma Wallis, author of "Two Old Women," "Bird Girl and the Man Who Followed the Sun" and her newest book "Raising Ourselves," will speak of her life and her writing, 7 p.m. Dec. 5, at the downtown library.

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.

After Thanksgiving Barn Dance, Friday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m., at the St. Ann's Parish Hall on Fifth and Gold streets. Live music with Juneau dance band Happy to Be Here and dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught, beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214 for more information.

Exhibits

Show of work by Juneau photographer Pat Costello, opening KTOO 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 360 Egan Drive.

Stone carver Bob Koenitzer and painter Constance Baltuck Hartle, show at Annie Kaill's, opening noon Friday. Koenitzer will be at the gallery noon to 6:00 Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29 and 30. Hartle will be in the gallery at noon Saturday for the afternoon.

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

Nightlife

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.

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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