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Posted: Thursday, December 16, 2004

Theater

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," written by William Shakespeare, presented by Perseverance Theatre, plays at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 22, 29 and Jan. 12; 7 p.m. Thursdays, Dec. 16, 23, 30, Jan. 6 and 13; 8 p.m. Fridays, Dec. 17, and Jan. 14; 8 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 18, Jan. 1, 8 and 15; 6 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 19, and Jan. 9; and closes at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16. Pay-as-you-can on Dec. 22, 23, 29 and 30. Call 463-TIXS or visit www.perseverancetheatre.org.

"4.48 Psychosis," an efstar seakae production of the Sarah Kane play, 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 16-18, at Perseverance Theatre's Phoenix Room.

Comedy

Comedy night with Jamie Lissow and host Jerry Evans, 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, at Marlintini's. $12.

Concerts

Sofa Kings, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, at Friendly Planet, 200 Seward Street. $5.

Organ Concert Friday, featuring J. Allan MacKinnon playing a variety of music including some holiday tunes on the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon Friday, Dec. 17, at the State Office Building.

Orion Trombone Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, at Northern Light United Church. $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. Tickets at Hearthside Books or the door.

Dancing

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.

Holiday Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, at St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. Live music with Juneau's Reubens old-time dance band and dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Call 463-3214 for details.

Events

Grumpsicle 2004, 2 and 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 18, at Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. $8 for everyone.

City Museum December Music Jam, 1-3 pm. Saturday, Dec. 18. All-ages, all-instruments. Free.

Exhibits

Selections from the 30th All Alaska Juried Exhibition, runs through Jan. 8; solo shows by Anchorage photographer Matt Johnson and Anchorage quilter Susan Schapira, runs through Feb. 19; "Baby It's Cold Outside," the museum's collection of winter-related objects, opens Friday, Dec. 3; 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.

"Rare and Early Mining Photos," opens with a reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17; Alaska Photographic Arts Association 2004 juried art show, runs through Dec. 24, "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.

Plein Rein painters, runs through December at the Juneau Arts and Humanties Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin Street, 586-ARTS. Weekdays, Fridays until 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11-18, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

John Hyde, new photography, Mendenhall Branch of True North Federal Credit Union, 2777 Postal Way. Call 523-9231.

Fiber Works Show, at Skeins Fine Yarns, 9100 block of Glacier Highway across the lot from Alaskan Dames and Gents, runs Dec. 10-24. Call 780-6856.

Juneau Artists Gallery, assorted work by 25 local artists, featuring artist Seely Hall. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Shows 9 a.m.-9 p.m., daily.

Clara Weishahn, new work, runs through December at the Friendly Planet Loft, 200 Seward St., 586-2471.

Elise Tomlinson, "Alluvial," runs through month at KTOO, 360 Egan Drive, 586-1670.

New work by Frances Davis, Devita Writer, John Stoll, Liz Gifford, Elizabeth Franklin and Gerard Garland, at Little City Gallery, 171 Shattuck Way, 586-4048.

Nght life

Hiphop with DJ Astronomar, Mondays; Open mike Thursdays; Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m.-close, Dec. 17-18, 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 Kendra & 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; 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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