What’s Happening the week of May 16-22

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Brown Bag Concert, Wednesday, May 15, 12-1 p.m., State Office Building atrium. Music for your lunch time enjoyment performed by clarinetist Richard Stoltzman & William Ransom. Free. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

 

Marimba and Clarinet Youth Workshop, Wednesday, May 16, 4:30-6 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Workshops for all level of youth for the Marimba & Clarinet conducted by Mika & Richard Stoltzman. Tickets available at the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books, jazzandclassics.org or at the JJ&C office at 463-3378. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Vocal and Strings Youth Workshop, Wednesday, May 16, 5-6:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan classrooms. Tickets available at the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books, jazzandclassics.org or at the JJ&C office at 463-3378. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Jazz, Vocal and Strings Adults Workshops, Wednesday, May 16, 7-8:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan classrooms. Tickets available at the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books, jazzandclassics.org or at the JJ&C office at 463-3378. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Marimba and Clarinet Adult Workshop, Wednesday, May 16, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Marimba & Clarinet Workshops for all levels of adults conducted by Mika & Richard Stoltzman. Tickets available at the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books, jazzandclassics.org or at the JJ&C office at 463-3378. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Community Bonfire, Thursday, May 17, 6-8 p.m., Auke Recreation Area. Hosted by SEACC.

Stoltzman and Strings, Thursday, May 17, 7-9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet, plus music by Brahms & Douglas performed by Mika & Richard Stoltzman and the Vega Quartet. Tickets available at the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books, jazzandclassics.org or at the JJ&C office at 463-3378. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

The Arsonists, until May 20. For show times and dates, visit ptalaska.org.

Rhonda Ross Adult Clinic, Friday, May 18, 12-1 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Fabulous Fifty: FoSLAM’s B-Day Party, Friday, May 18, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Cake, ice cream, live music by the Flustered Cluckers, and free admission to the Alaska State Museum, all to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Friends of the Alaska State Library, Archive and Museum. This is a free celebration. For more info, visit http://foslam.org/ or contact Anjuli Grantham at anjuligrantham@gmail.com.

NORSE MYTHOLOGY, May 18, 19, 20, 6 p.m., May 20, 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre’s black box. Performed by PT’s Young Company Phoenix Theatre. A student ensemble brings to life the epic adventures of Thor, Odin and Loki, retold by Neil Gaiman in his 2017 book, adapted for the stage and directed by Julie York Coppens. Tickets at www.ptalaska.org or call 907-463-8497. For more information, visit https://www.ptalaska.org/young-company/ or contact info@ptalaska.org.

Jazz at the JACC, Friday, May 18, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Gary Motley Trio playing jazz and original composition by Gary Motley. Tickets available at the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books, jazzandclassics.org or at the JJ&C office at 463-3378. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Drawing Group at the Canvas, Saturday, May 19, 4:45-8 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. A three-hour drawing group every other Saturday. Cost $20. Set up at 4:45 p.m. Doors close at 5 p.m. No late arrivals. For more info: canvasarts.org.

“Flappers and Fashion” Rotaract Fashion Show Fundraiser, Saturday, May 19, 7-11 p.m., Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. This show is an annual event hosted by the Juneau Rotaract Club in collaboration with REACH. This year’s theme is Flappers and Fashion- bust out your flashiest Gatsby-era suits and dresses. Proceeds benefit REACH and Juneau Rotaract Club. Tickets are required, and will be available soon. For more info visit https://www.facebook.com/juneaurotaractclub/ or contact Marciano Duran Jr. at 907-321-6162 or marsduran19@gmail.com.

Festival Finale, Saturday, May 19, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center. Tickets available at the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books, jazzandclassics.org or at the JJ&C office at 463-3378. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Gigi Monroe presents Greatest Hits, Saturday, May 19, 9 p.m., 11 p.m., Rendezous. Relive those magical Drag moments. $11 at the door. 21 and over.

Pioneer Home Party, Sunday, May 20, 2-4 p.m., Pioneer Home Juneau. Juneau Commission on Aging will host an easy-going gathering at the Pioneer Home. The event will specifically honor Juneau’s five centenarians, including Harriet Botelho and her service to the Gastineau Humane Society. The theme: “Engage at Every Age.” May is “Older Americans” Month. Come all, and add to our offerings of healthy snacks, flowers and some sourdough stories. Local dignitaries have been invited.

Afternoon of Ave Marias, Sunday, May 20, 3 p.m., 5 p.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Women singing in honor of women. Features Franz Biebl’s famous Ave Maria, Lauriden’s O Magnum Mysterium, plus selections featuring JSO harpist, Candace LiVolsi, and flutist, Sally Schlichting. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside Books, www.jahc.org, and www.juneaopera.org.

Collaborative Zentangle class, Tuesday, May 22, 6-8 p.m., Color Wheel. An evening of collaboration, conversation and doodling while sipping beer or wine. Create images from repetitive patterns through the relaxing art of Zentangle. Sherri McDonald will teach how to start your own Zentangle, then you’ll pass it to your neighbor to add a bit of tangle. $40.

“Steven Hawking’s Science,” Tuesday, May 22, 7 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Free, for all ages. The Marie Drake Planetarium presents ‘Stephen Hawking’s Science.” The talk will cover the physicist’s greatest contributions to science and why he did not win the Nobel prize. Followed by ‘The Sky Tonight’ on the Spitz projector. For more information, visit Mariedrakeplanetarium.com or call 907-500-2941.

AROUND SOUTHEAST

Ketchikan- Fellowships of the Pen Drop-in Writing Sessions, Wednesday, May 16, and Saturday, May 19, 3-5:30 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. There will also be a Feedback Workshop on Wednesday, May 16, 5:30-7:45 p.m.

Petersburg- 60th Anniversary Little Norway Festival, May 16-20. For more information and a schedule of events, visit https://www.petersburg.org/festivals-and-events/the-little-norway-festival/.

Sitka- Art Exhibit, May 18, 19, 5-8 p.m., Allen Hall, Del Shirley room. Tlingit legends jewelry and photographs by artists Mary Goddard and Christal Houghtelling are featured in an art show and sale. 25 percent of sale proceeds will be donated to Sitka Fine Arts Camp. Call 747-3085 for more information.

Sitka- “The Mousetrap,” May 18, 19, 7 p.m., May 20, 2 p.m., Sitka High School. Sitka High School presents the murder mystery melodrama “The Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie.

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