What's Happening

Posted: Thursday, December 05, 2002

Theater

"The Glass Menagerie," Tennessee Williams' play presented by Perseverance Theatre, shows Thursday at 7:30, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Final show is 2 p.m. Sunday. 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.

"Amahl and The Night Visitors," Christmas-themed opera in English, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday night, Dec. 6 and 7, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at McPhetres Hall. $10. Also Dec. 13 and 14.

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

Concerts

A New Orleans Dance Party with Marcia Ball, 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, Centennial Hall, dance and concert, tickets $20, $16 for students and seniors, at Hearthside Books. Southern boogie and roadhouse blues from singer-pianist Ball and her five-piece band.

Concert with Top Cover, the U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, Centennial Hall, free. Top Cover is a subgroup in the Air Force band, and this is its annual Home For The Holidays concert in Juneau. For more information call (907) 552-7591.

Presentations

Final presentation in Evenings at Egan series canceled, for more information contact 465-6530.

Discussion on writing with author Velma Wallis, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the downtown library. Wallis is the author of "Two Old Women" and "Bird Girl and the Man Who Followed the Sun" and will speak of her life, her writing and her newest book, "Raising Ourselves, A Gwich'in Coming of Age Story from the Yukon River."

Making holiday cards with ornaments, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, Juneau-Douglas City Museum, with Noelle Derse, preregistration and payment ($22) required, call 586-3572.

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.

Holiday Contra Dance, old-timey dance, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, Centennial Hall. Live music with two bands, featuring Rex Blazer and Sitka dance caller Kari Lundgren. All dances taught. Beginners and kids welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. $7, call 586-3986 for information.

Exhibits

Gallery Walk, 4-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at a variety of downtown and Valley art galleries and shops, many also open throughout the weekend.

"Food and Water" and "Flesh Tones," paintings by Charity Green and Elise Tomlinson, opening reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 6, at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery.

Alaska Photographic Arts Association exhibit featuring 13 photographers, opening reception 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, also photographer Mark Daughhetee retrospective show, 5 p.m. Saturday at the New Alaskan Fudge Co., 387 South Franklin St.

Alaska painter Sydney Laurence, seven recently donated paintings by renowned artist, reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Alaska State Museum.

Paintings by Sue Kraft, opening reception 4-8 p.m. at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, also Native Arts and Crafts Fair, 4-8 p.m. Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and 7. Alaska Native artists will demonstrate and sell silver, soapstone, ivory and wood carving, basket weaving, beadwork, regalia, halibut hooks and more.

Eclectic Works of Art, exhibit featuring jewelry, paintings, ceramics and photography by a variety of artists, 235 Second St.,, corner of Second and Franklin streets, 4-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6.

Photography by Pat Costello at KTOO, ongoing show, open business hours.

"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.

Nightlife

The Bobb Family Band, 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Alaskan Bar. Open mike Thursdays, at The Alaskan Bar, no cover.

Music TBA, Friday-Saturday evenings, 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.

Try Hull, solo singer and guitarist plays variety of styles, Wednesday-Sunday nights, 9 p.m. to closing, at the Sandbar, until Dec. 31, no cover.



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