What's happening

Posted: Thursday, December 19, 2002

Concerts

Cracker in concert, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at Marlintini's Lounge. Alternative rock band, tickets $25 advance at Capital Records and Marlintini's, $30 at door day of show.

Juneau Bach Society Concert, 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 4 p.m. Sunday, at Northern Light United Church. Music of Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart and Corelli, 24-person chamber orchestra with soloists soprano Kathleen Wayne, violinists Steve Tada, Lisa Ibias and Andrew Schirmer and cellist David Seid. Free, but place-holder tickets at Hearthside Books.

Activities

Christmas Eve Celebration at Eaglecrest Ski Area, 3:30 to about 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, at Eaglecrest, 3:30 p.m. crafts, 4 p.m. snacks, 4:30 music by Thrush Hill music class and singalong led by Bethany Bereman, 5:30 torchlight parade, 6 p.m. youngsters torchlight parade, 6:15 Santa arrives. Call 789-2001 to register child with Santa's elves for gift, or to participate in parade. Event will be held regardless of snow conditions.

Capitol City Fire/Rescue's Auke Bay Fire Station Third Annual Holiday Children's party from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, Auke Bay Fire Station. Firefighters will read Christmas stories and help kids climb on the fire truck. Cookies and juice will be served and Santa will arrive at 3 p.m. All children are invited.

Exhibits

"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 Fourth 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.

Dance

"The Grumpsicle Meets Julius Caesar," 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Centennial Hall. $7 for all in advance at Hearthside Books and at the door, presented by the Janice Holst School of 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. Free.

Nightlife

Deering and Down, Skagway blues rock duo with Juneau musicians backing, (Lahna Deering and Rev. Neil Down) 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights , Dec. 20 and 21, at the Alaskan Bar. Open mike Thursdays, at The Alaskan Bar, no cover.

Cracker, Friday night. Karaoke on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, no cover, at Marlintini's Lounge.

Mantra, Juneau rock band, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20 and 21, at The Hangar on the Wharf.

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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