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Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2002


"Amahl and The Night Visitors," Christmas-themed opera in English, 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, and 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at McPhetres Hall, Fourth and Gold streets. $10.


Choral Extravaganza featuring four choirs from Juneau-Douglas High School, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St., no charge but donations accepted. The jazz choir, treble choir, men's chorus and concert choir will perform. A reception will follow the concert.

"When Love Came Down," the 30th annual singing Christmas tree, 7 p.m. Friday through Monday evenings, Dec. 13-16, Juneau Christian Center, 8001 Glacier Highway, free, but tickets issued to monitor audience size, available at Northern Echoes Bible Shop and the Juneau Christian Center.

Concerts with Alaska Youth Choir, with Ursa Major string ensemble, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, Northern Light United Church; 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, Chapel by the Lake near UAS campus, with an audience participation holiday sing-along. Tickets $8, $5 students and seniors, $20 family, at Hearthside Books and at the door.


Holiday Community Caroling, 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, meet at 4 p.m. at Juneau-Douglas City Museum and carol the neighborhood, refreshments, etc., to follow, music provided, for more information call 586-3572.


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. Free.

Barn Dance, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, Centennial Hall. Christmas contra dance, dress festive. Live music featuring Full Circle, Charli Meacham is caller. All dances taught. Beginners and kids welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. $7.


"Food and Water" and "Flesh Tones," paintings by Charity Green and Elise Tomlinson, at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, open weekday afternoons.

Paintings by Sue Kraft, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, open weekday afternoons, free admission, at 4th and Main streets, for more information call 586-3572.

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

Alaska painter Sydney Laurence, 15 paintings on exhibit including seven recently donated at the Alaska State Museum. State museum winter hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3 admission.

"Alaska Positive 2002," at the Alaska State Museum, 37 photographs by Alaska photographers.

"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.


The Sofa Kings, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights , Dec. 13 and 14, 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.

Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, Friday night only, about 9 p.m. Open mike with house rock band, 9 p.m. every Thursday at the Imperial Saloon.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday at the Rendezvous.

Troy 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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