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Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2003

Theater

"A Christmas Carol," presented by Theatre in the Rough at McPhetres Hall, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, Dec. 11-27; no show on Christmas Day. Tickets available at Hearthside Books.

"The Man Who Came To Dinner," 7 p.m. Dec. 12, and 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 13, at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium.

"Pure Gold: Stories of the Early Years of Juneau-Douglas Based on Interviews with Pioneers," Perseverance Theatre's 25th Anniversary Revival, 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at Centennial Hall. $15 adults, $10 seniors and students.

"The Grumpsicle," 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Juneau-Douglas High School. Tickets, $8, available at Hearthside Books and at the door.

Concerts

Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, 21 and over show, after "Pure Gold," Friday, Dec. 12, at Centennial Hall. Beer garden with 1978 prices, courtesy of the Alaskan Brewing Co.

Seasonal and holiday music performed on the Kimball Theatre Organ by J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, Friday, Dec. 12, at the State Office Building.

Alaska Youth Choir Winter Concerts, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at the Northern Light United Church; and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Chapel by the Lake. Featuring the Juneau Tuba Ensemble. Tickets are available at Hearthside Books and at the door.

The 31st Annual Singing Christmas Tree Performance: "Bethlehem Morning," 7 p.m. Dec. 12-15, at the Juneau Christian Center, 8001 Glacier Hwy. Complimentary seating; tickets available at Hearthside Bookstore, Northern Echoes Bible Shoppe, or the Juneau Christian Center. Details: 789-2176.

Juneau Lyric Opera Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 13, at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Featuring the Amalga Chamber Orchestra, vocal and instrumental music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Mozart and Handl.

Juneau-Douglas High School Choral and Orchestra Winter Holiday Concert, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at Northern Light United Church. The concert will feature the JDHS String Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Choir, Treble Choir, Men's Choir, and Concert Choir. Details: 523-1583.

Dance

Salsa classes with Antonio Diaz and Heather Haugland, Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited, corner of Fourth and Seward streets. Details: 586-5825.

Thursday night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Use Sixth Street entrance. Live old-time music with Juneauband "Reubens" and dance caller Tom Paul. Bring soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214.

Juneau Dance Unlimited's, "The Nutcracker," 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Scottish Rite Temple. $5 adults, $3 children under 12. Details: 465-5327.

Exhibits

"breakup III" by Kat Tomka and sculptures by Sarah Beaty, Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Museum hours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission $3. Youth 18 and younger are free. Through Jan. 10. Details: 465-2901.

"Collecting Alaska: Recent Acquisitions," runs through April 17 at the Alaska State Museum.

"The Glory of Glaciers," at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. 586-3572.

Rob Roys, new works, at Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine Way No. 11, 586-3110.

Constance Baltuck Hartle, at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St., 586-ARTS.

"2D-3D," photography, prints, Braille work, jewelry, stereograms and more, at Empire Gallery, 235 Second St.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., suite 111. Shows daily.

Sandra Greba, Brenda Schwartz, Karen Beason, Carlie Ferland and Pat Costello, at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St., 586-2880.

Jim Fowler, new landscapes, Valentine's Coffee House, 111 Seward St., 463-5144.

Night life

Liz Dilley and Josh Lockhart, 9 p.m.-closing, Thursdays, Dec. 11 and 18, at The Hangar on the Wharf.

The Swingers, 9 p.m.-closing, Wednesdays-Sundays, through December, at the Sandbar.

Karaoke with K-Rob, 9 p.m.-closing, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays; Live music with The Bastards, 9 p.m.-closing, Thursday, Dec. 11; Roughhouse Friday Boxing, 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, followed at 11 p.m. by DJ Dan-O-Mite; DJ dance music with DJ Dan-O-Mite and DJ Mix, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Saturday, Dec. 13; NFL Sunday Ticket, 9 a.m., Sundays; Monday Night Football party, Mondays; NBA Season Pass, all NBA games on satellite.

Bull riding, 9 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, at Henry's Food and Spirits in the Mendenhall Mall.

Local music on "Wet Wednesdays;" The Rockn Roll Machine's Jam Night, 9:30 p.m., Saturdays, at Squires Rest in Auke Bay.

Open mike Thursdays with Patrice, 9 p.m.-closing; Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, 9 p.m.-close, Saturday, Dec. 13, at The Alaskan Bar.

Karaoke, 7-11 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays; all-night karaoke, Wednesdays and Thursdays; DJ Trent, 11 p.m.-closing, Mondays and Tuesdays, 9 p.m.-closing, Fridays and Saturdays, at the Rendezvous.

Events

Holiday Model Train Rally, noon-4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Static and moving vintage train sets. Details: 586-3572.



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