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Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2005

theater

"Hedwig and the Angry Inch," presented by Perseverance Theatre, 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 29 and 30, and Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Jan. 4, 5 and 6; 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, and Sunday, Jan. 1; 9 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Marlintini's Lounge, Airport Shopping Center, 9121 Glacier Highway. Tickets, $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students, on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays; $25 adults, $20 seniors, $15 students, on Fridays and Saturdays; available at the door, http://www.perseverancetheatre.org or (907) 463-TIXS.

"Seussical" previews, 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at Nugget Mall, space across from Hearthside Books. Free.

Dance

New Year's Eve contra dance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, St. Ann's Hall. Live music with Beth & Cecily and dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring a water bottle and clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. $8 public, $7 members of the Alaska Folk Festival and Juneau International Folk Dancers, $5 seniors and students. Details, 321-3109.

Concerts

Kimball Theatre Organ Concert, with Alice J. Branton, noon Fridays, Dec. 30 and Jan. 6, at the State Office Building.

Punk-rock show with Tim and the Three Rugs, What Remains, Oh!, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, all ages, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall.

exhibits

"The Best of Alaska Positive: 35 Years of Award-Winning Photographs;" "Earth, Fire and Fibre XXV;" Sydney Laurence paintings from the permanent collection; "Joseph Crumrine: Dog Portraits"; "Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Alaska Art Donated by the Rasmuson Foundation"; at Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. $5 for adults, youth under 18 free. Details: 465-2901.

"Pleasures and Perils: Juneau's Steamships and Shipwrecks"; newly restored Montana Creek Fish Trap; "Hands on History Room" and "Juneau Collector's Series Volume 3: Jeff Brown's Alaska Board Games"; noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Free in December. Call 586-3572.

Jay Crondahl retrospective, shows through December at Ruby Room, 171 Shattuck Way, downstairs Emporium Mall.

Recent work by Jacob Higgins, through December at Two Crow Studio and Gallery, 245 Marine Way, above Paradise Bakery.

New work by Rob Roys, Karen Beason, Nathalie Parenteau, Brenda Schwartz and Sandra Greba, through December at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St.

Amanda DeTienne, drawings and models, through December at Juneau Artists Gallery, 175 S. Franklin St., suite 111.

"Simple Mindfulness," by Heidi Reifenstein, through December at Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 206 N. Franklin St.

Recent work by Russ Haight, Lauren Yocum, Dorinda Skains, Rebecca Canaday, Devita Writer, Monica O'Keefe, Liz Stahl and Rob Korpela, through December at Little City Gallery, 171 Shattuck Way, Emporium Mall.

events

Holiday Julfest, 5-10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at the Juneau Yacht Club, sponsored by the Sons of Norway, Svalbard Lodge of Juneau; social hour, 5 p.m.; dinner, 6 p.m.; activities, 7:30 p.m.; adults $10, seniors/students $8, children 12 and under $5, and families $30. Call Barbara Wilmot at 790-3038 for reservations.

New Year's Eve Party featuring Salsa Borealis, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, VFW Hall downtown. Adults $10, students $7, boys and girls under 10 free.

Third annual Red Cross Ball, 8:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at Centennial Hall, with Thunder Mountain Big Band, Bank Notes and The Swingers; admission is $50 donation with a 10 percent discount for public safety or military personnel in uniform.

Eaglecrest's Fireworks Mountain Explosion, Sunday, Jan. 1, with live music by Zuya Chante with Teri Tibbett, starting at 3 p.m.; torch-light parade at 5 p.m. followed by fireworks. Call 790-2000, ext. 227 for more information.

night life

Open mike, Thursdays; The Vaporizers, formerly known as Daddy-O, featuring Sam Burrows and Scott Fry, at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31; Monday night Raw with DJ Astronomar, every Monday; at the Alaskan Hotel and Bar. Details: 586-1000.

New Year's Eve show featuring Missed by a Long Shot and Black Ant Army, starts 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at the Hangar on the Wharf.

Brave Monkey with Jason Caputo, rock and R&B, Thursdays, 8:30 p.m.; John Unzicker on classical guitar, Fridays, 7-9 p.m. in the Velvet Room; singer-songwriter duo Nate and Ron, 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31; Nate and Ron, Wednesdays, 8:30 p.m. at Doc Water's Pub. Details: 586-3627.

Salsa Nights, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. every Thursday; alternative-reggae by Zuya Chante, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31; Sunday morning football, 9 a.m.; at the Imperial Billiard & Bar.

Tom Locher with vocalist Julie Cozzi, smooth piano music, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, at the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-6900.

New Year's Eve open mike night, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, The Island Pub, 1102 Second St., Douglas.

Kenny Knapp, country swing-rock, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; prime rib buffet and disco party featuring DJ Giovanni, 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31; at the Sandbar.

Local music on "Wet Wednesdays" at Squires Rest in Auke Bay. Details: 789-7829.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 8:30 p.m.-closing, Wednesdays, at the Rendezvous.

NTN Trivia, nightly; trivia contest, Sundays, at the Triangle Club.

Sunday morning football, 9 a.m., at GW Teal.

Marlintini's New Year's Eve Party with No Drama and DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31; NFL Sunday Ticket, 9 a.m. Sundays; NBA Season Pass, daily; Free Pool and 8-Ball Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Sundays; Karaoke at 9 p.m. Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays; Texas Hold 'em Cash Game, 7 p.m. Fridays; DJ Dan-O-Mite, 9:30 p.m.-closing, Fridays-Saturdays; at Marlintini's Lounge.



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