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Posted: Thursday, December 18, 2008

THURSDAY, DEC. 18

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

World Tavern Poker, two sittings, 6-9 p.m. and 9 p.m.-midnight, Henry's Food & Spirits. Details: 796-3765.

"A Christmas Carol" production, 7 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. By Perseverance Theatre's Young Company, 16 actors ages 10-15. Details: 463-8497.

Bellydance performance featuring Maren and Samia, 7 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Reservations suggested. Details: 780-2221.

Music Thursday, 7-9 p.m., The Canvas. With Riley Woodford on guitar and Liz and Leif Saya playing Irish music. Pay-as-you-can. All proceeds benefit musicians. Details: 586-1750.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Little Prince" production, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin St. Tickets $16 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children age 5 and under, available at Hearthside Books. Details: 586-9768.

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Sandbar. Details: 789-3411.

Karaoke with Mike, 9 p.m. Thursdays, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Open mike, 9 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1000.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m. to close. Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

"The SantaLand Diaries" production, 9:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Solo show by Ben Brown. For mature audiences. Details: 463-8497.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

Music with DJ Fez, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Imperial Saloon. Details: 586-1960.

FRIDAY, DEC. 19

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

REACH holiday party, noon-2 p.m., Tlingit & Haida Community Center.

Helicopter tours of Mendenhall Valley lights, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Gate 1 of the North Wing of Juneau International Aiport terminal building. Sponsored by Coastal Helicopters and Mendenhall Flying Lions Club. $30 per person. Funds go toward Children's Tumor Foundation and Lions sight projects. Details: 789-5600.

Live Nativity, 6:30-8 p.m., Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10300 Glacier Highway, across from DMV in the Mendenhall Valley. Details: Jim, 780-6648.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

"A Christmas Carol" production, 7 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. By Perseverance Theatre's Young Company, 16 actors ages 10-15. Details: 463-8497.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., every Friday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Ballroom dance class, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited. Eight-week class featuring the cha-cha and the quick step. Advance registration: $10 per person, $80 for eight weeks; $15 per couple, $120 for eight weeks. $15 drop-in. Details: 463-5327.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Little Prince" production, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin St. Tickets $16 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children age 5 and under, available at Hearthside Books. Details: 586-9768.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, on Jordan Avenue behind the Nugget Mall.

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Sumo Wrestling Fridays, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

What Remains, 9 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

Karaoke with Juneau idol "LZ," 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m. to close. Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

"The SantaLand Diaries" production, 9:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Solo show by Ben Brown. For mature audiences. Details: 463-8497.

DJ Dan, 10 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

SATURDAY, DEC. 20

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Parent-kid wheel class with Hillary Buck, 10 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m., The Canvas. $30 for one class. For kids who want to try the potter's wheel. Kids under 11 years old please bring parent. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Kids Movie Day: "A Christmas Story," noon-3 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Rated PG. $5. Concessions for purchase. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by adult or child 15 years or older. Details: 586-2526.

Winter Solstice tea and mini bazaar, 2-4 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, near Fifth and Gold streets. Includes gifts, baked goods, last-minute Christmas gifts, hand-made glass ornaments, mini-quilts, fleece throws, Christmas ornaments, goodie trays, a craft table for kids, and more. Details: 586-3532 or trinityjuneau.org.

Live Nativity, 6:30-8 p.m., Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10300 Glacier Highway, across from DMV in the Mendenhall Valley. Details: Jim, 780-6648.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

"A Christmas Carol" production, 7 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. By Perseverance Theatre's Young Company, 16 actors ages 10-15. Details: 463-8497.

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances. With Bruce Botelho teaching cross-step waltz at 7:30 p.m. $5, includes lesson. Dress sparkly to brighten the solstice night. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Little Prince" production, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin St. Tickets $16 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children age 5 and under, available at Hearthside Books. Details: 586-9768.

Holiday Contra Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., Centennial Hall. With Ellie Sharman, of Gustavus, playing fiddle and Tom Paul teaching and calling dances. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome. Bring water bottle and comfortable shoes. Sponsored by the Juneau Contra Dancers. Details: Anne, 586-4422.

Tramwreck, live folk and bluegrass, 8:30-midnight, Island Pub, Douglas. Details: Jessie, 364-1595.

What Remains, 9 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close. Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m.-close, G.W. Teal. Details: 789-0501.

Latin Night with DJ Alejandro, 9 p.m.-close, Jaded. Details: 586-1551.

"The SantaLand Diaries" production, 9:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Solo show by Ben Brown. For mature audiences. Details: 463-8497.

Karaoke, 10 p.m. Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

DJ XTC, 10 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

SUNDAY, DEC. 21

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

NFL Sundays, 9 a.m., Marlintini's Lounge. All NFL games available on satellite. Details: 789-0799.

Free Pool Sundays, 9 a.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

"Our Stories from the Wilderness" family storytelling workshop, 1-4 p.m., The Canvas. With children's book author Brett Dillingham. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"A Christmas Carol" production, 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. By Perseverance Theatre's Young Company, 16 actors ages 10-15. Details: 463-8497.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Little Prince" matinee, 2 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin St. $10 adults, $5 children under age 5. details: 586-9768.

"The SantaLand Diaries" production, 4:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Also showing at 6 p.m. at the Baranof. Solo show by Ben Brown. For mature audiences. Details: 463-8497.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 4:30 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Folk dancing, 6 p.m., downtown JRC The Alaska Club. Partners not required. Beginners welcome. No charge for instruction. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: 364-2334.

Karaoke with Malia, 9 p.m. Sundays, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Movie night, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

MONDAY, DEC. 22

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Kids art class, first of two-day session, 9:30 a.m.-noon and 1-3:30 p.m., The Canvas. Oil painting, drawing and pottery. $85 for both sessions. Suggested for kids 8 and up. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Monday Night Football Party, 4 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Free food and giveaways. Details: 789-0799.

"Three Nights Before Christmas" CD and music meet, 5-9 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. A reception for Juneau musicians. Bring CDs and other recordings for sale and to play. Swap or sell instruments and music-related artwork. Coffee and tea provided. All encouraged to bring cookies and other seasonal refreshments. Free, but donations encouraged. Details: 586-2787.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Karaoke with Malia, 9 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

TUESDAY, DEC. 23

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Kids art class, second of two-day session, 9:30 a.m.-noon and 1-3:30 p.m., The Canvas. Oil painting, drawing and pottery. $85 for both sessions. Suggested for kids 8 and up. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 6 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

"Holiday Star" first planetarium show of season, 6:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Come make the stars shine. Details: 586-1517 or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

Tuesday live drawing session, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Ruby Room, in the Emporium Mall behind Heritage Coffee. Details: 586-3440.

Karaoke with Malia, 9 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Tuesday Takeover with DJ Eva Darling, 9 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs, Back Alley Bar. Details: 586-2159.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 6 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Live Trivia, 8 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Wet Wednesdays Live Music, 9 p.m., Squires Rest. Details: 789-7829.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Sandbar. Details: 789-3411.

Karaoke/open mike, 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous with Juneau idol "LZ" welcoming singers, musicians, poets, jugglers, comedians, etc. Details: 586-1270.

EXHIBITS

Annie Kaill's: Works by watercolorist Sandra Greba, of Sitka; painter Rob Roys; paper artists Karen Beason and Sherri McDonald, at 244 Front St. Details: 586-2880.

Back Room at the Silverbow Inn: Photography exhibit by Jason Soza, at 120 Second St. Details: 586-4146.

Baranof Hotel: Exhibit by University of Alaska art students, 127 N. Franklin St., Douglas Room. Details: Jane, 796-6438.

Bentwood and Bead Gallery: Exhibit, at 315 Third St. Details: 586-1277.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Ceramic dishes and platters by Gordon Harrison and other artists, at 175 South Franklin. Details: 586-9891.

Juneau Arts & Culture Center: "Making Waves" exhibition of new work with an aquatic theme by Doris Alcorn and Colette Oliver, and "Technology & Fine Art" exhibit of works created with digital technology by University of Alaska Southeast students, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Works by Annie Hurlbutt, Percy Martin, Ed Kunz, Anna Elhers, Barry Smith, John Davis, Flora Huntington, Sonny Grant, Judy Helgesen, Elsie Gale and Florence Marks. Also "Rough Around the Edges - Experiments in Materials and Textures" exhibit by Rachael Juzeler, through Dec. 27, at 155 S. Seward St. Details: 586-3572.

KTOO: Exhibit featuring the work of artists from Zimbabwe, at 360 Egan Drive. Details: 586-1670.

The Canvas: "Art in the Wilderness" nature-inspired art exhibit by Reach artists, at 223 Seward St. Details: 586-1750.

Raven's Journey Gallery: Display of new work by Tlingit master carver Reginald B. Peterson Sr., of Sitka, and Ray Watkins, of Juneau, and Duane Bosch, of Hoonah; new silver jewelry by Nicholas Galanin, of Sitka; and new jewelry by gallery owner Johnny Ellis, at 435 S. Franklin St. Details: 463-4686.

Valentine's Coffee House & Pizzeria: Paintings by Jim Fowler, "Alaska Plein Air Landscapes," through December, at 111 Seward St. Details: 463-5144.



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