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Femme Fatale drag performance will take place this weekend to benefit Four A's Southeast services.  Shown is a Femme Fatale performer in 2014.

Femme Fatale drag performance will take place this weekend to benefit Four A's Southeast services. Shown is a Femme Fatale performer in 2014.


Open mic with Teri Tibbett, 9 p.m., Thursdays, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. 21+, free. Details: www.thealaskanhotel.com

Live music: Matt Barnes, 10 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25, McGivney’s.

Live music: HillBillie Jean, 10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, McGivney’s.

Weekly Ukulele Jam, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Sundays, TK McGuires Lounge, Prospector Hotel. All ages & abilities welcome. Details: juneaujambusters.com

Barn Dance, 7:30– 11 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 5th and Gold downtown. The 26th Annual Juneau Barn Dance season kicks off with Susie Kendig calling contra dances to live music by the Groundhogs string band. No experience or partner are needed. $8 adults, $7 AFF and JIF, $5 students and seniors, Free for JVs and Americorp. Affiliated with Juneau International Folkdancers . Details: juneaucontras.org

Martha Redbone in Concert, 7–9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, JDHS. Redbone is an American blues and soul singer of part Cherokee, Choctaw, European and African-American descent. Tickets on sale at the JACC and at jahc.org


CrossCurrents: “Shaped by the North,” 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, Juneau Downtown Library. The event will feature writers Melinda Moustakis, Ernestine Hayes, Brendan Jones, and  photographer Ben Huff discussing how the landscape has shaped them as artists and shaped their work. For more information visit http://www.49writingcenter.org/. Read a previous story about Moustakis here: http://www.capitalcityweekly.com/stories/090915/ae_1258144848.shtml

Book Signing with Seth Kantner, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. Alaskan author Seth Kantner will sign copies of his new nonfiction collection, “Swallowed by the Great Land: And Other Dispatches from Alaska’s Frontier.” Details: https://www.hearthsidebooks.com/event/book-signing-seth-kantner

Book Signing with Kim Heacox, 6-7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 28, Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. Gustavus author Kim Heacox will sign copies of his new novel, “Jimmy Bluefeather.” Details: https://www.hearthsidebooks.com/event/book-signing-kim-heacox


Film Presentation: “Rising Voices: Revitalizing the Lakota Language,” 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, UAS Egan Lecture Hall. The second of three films on Endangered Language Continuity, organized by UAS Faculty Alice Taff. Free. Details: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/chancellor/events.html.


“The Tragedy of Othello” by William Shakespeare, directed by Tom Robenolt, 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Perseverance Theatre. Starring Jamil Mangan as Othello, Kat Wodtke as Desdemona and Brandon Demery as Iago. Tickets sold at Hearthside Books, the JACC, and ptalaska.org. Details: http://www.ptalaska.org/ Read a review on page 10.


Workshop: Turkish Ciftitellisi Dance, 7–9 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, Filipino Community Dance Studio. Open to all levels. Learn from teacher and performer of Turkish Oriental and Romani dances. Workshops continue from 12:30-2:30 p.m. and 3-5:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, and from 12:30-5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 27. Registration and information at http://daughtersofthenewmoon.com/Workshops/Rabia15.html Drop-ins welcome.

Draw Open Studio, 10 a.m. –12 p.m., Saturdays, The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Led by visiting artists Tim Ortiz and/or Andreana Donahue. Basic materials (graphite, charcoal, erasers and paper) will be provided, but feel free to bring your personal materials. $20 (plus tax). Details: https://www.facebook.com/drawatthecanvas

Critique session, 12-1 p.m., Saturdays, Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Open to local artists working in any medium. Critiques will be moderated by visiting artists Tim Ortiz and Andreana Donahue, and will provide an opportunity to show work and get feedback from fellow Juneau artists. Free.

Tlingit Language Learners Group, 6–7 p.m., Mondays, Downtown Juneau Public Library. Free and open to everyone. Details: https://www.facebook.com/groups/234626046736815/


Femme Fatale drag show: Locals Night, 8:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25, Rendezvous. Hosted by Abby O’Brien. Fundraiser for the Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association (Four A’s). Admission (21+) is by donation at the door.

Capital Brewfest, 1– 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, Juneau Arts & Culture Center. 4th Annual Charity Fundraiser for Rotary of Juneau and United Way of Southeast Alaska. Live music and local food. Tickets: $35 for a drinking ticket, $60 for a VIP drinking ticket, $10 for a non-drinking “designated driver” ticket. Limited tickets available online at www.CapBrewFest.com.

Femme Fatale drag show: Divas Night, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, Rockwell Ballroom. Co-hosted by Hank VanDickerson and Colette Costa. Featured performers include Callie Delgado, Ivanna Kischacok, Lola Horrhaus, Katrina, and Hank VanDickerson from the Friday Night Diva Variety Show in Anchorage. Fundraiser for the Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association (Four A’s) Tickets for Divas Night (18+) are $20-30 and may be purchased at www.alaskanaids.org or by calling 263-2050.

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