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Music: The Rites of Spring, Thursday, May 18, 7-9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Spring by Vivaldi, Beethoven , Spring Sonata and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring for piano four hands.
What's Happening the week of May 17-23 051717 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Music: The Rites of Spring, Thursday, May 18, 7-9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Spring by Vivaldi, Beethoven , Spring Sonata and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring for piano four hands.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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What's Happening the week of May 17-23

Historic downtown walking tour, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 1:30-3 p.m. until Sept. 21, 2017. Discover downtown Juneau’s past through a unique walking tour led by a local guide, whose perspective and experiences lend color and flavor to Juneau’s story.All tours begin at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, located on the corner of 4th and Main Streets. $25/$20 $200 for a group of 10.

Music: The Rites of Spring, Thursday, May 18, 7-9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Spring by Vivaldi, Beethoven , Spring Sonata and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring for piano four hands.

Capital City Quilters Quilt Show, Friday, May 19, 12-7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free admission.

This Is My Story, May 19-20, 6 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. The Canvas Art Studio and Gallery has partnered with Perseverance Theatre to bring the stories of individuals experiencing disabilities to the stage. Melanie Olsen, Luis Hernandes, Niall Johnson, Jeff Larabee and Tammi Birch have each written their own stories and worked with Perseverance staff Tom Robenolt, Enrique Bravo, and James Sullivan to craft those stories for the stage. Each story is auto-biographical and representative of what each performer want to share with the community about their personal experience in the world. Two pay-as-you-can performances.

Jazz at the JACC, Friday, May 19, 7:30-9:30 p.m., JACC. The Gary Motley Trio will perform.

Juneau Audubon Bird Walk, Saturday, May 20, 8-10 a.m., Eagle Beach State Recreation Area. Dress warmly and bring your binoculars. This is a free event.

Community Day of Campus, Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake Campus. An annual celebration of the arts with live music, local artists, crafters, food, a district-wide elementary school exhibit and more. In collaboration with the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council and the University of Alaska Southeast.

Alaska Youth Choir, Saturday, May 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Featuring Disney classics and other favorite songs. Admission: $10 per person, $5 for children 12 & under. Tickets available at the door or by calling 789-1941. This is a family event.

Juneau Jazz and Classics Festival Finale: Richard Thompson, Saturday, May 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Richard Thompson-solo acoustic. Tickets at the JACC, Juneau Jazz & Classics, Hearthside Books, and at the door.

EVERY WEEK

Sm’algyax Language Learner’s Group, 12 p.m. Saturdays, Edward K. Thomas Building conference room (9097 Glacier Highway). All who wish to speak Sm’algyax, the language of the Tsimshian people, are welcome.

Tlingit Language Learner’s Group, 6-7 p.m. Mondays, downtown Juneau public library, large conference room. Interested in learning the Tlingit language? This group, run by Tlingit language learners, is free and open to everyone in the community, regardless of language experience. Details at facebook.com/groups/234626046736815/.

Haida Language Learner’s Group,4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Edward K. Thomas Building (9097 Glacier Highway). Open to all interested in learning Haida.

Storytime, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the downtown public library, Thursday at the Douglas library and Friday at the Valley library. Sunday at 5:30 p.m. in the Valley is Cuentacuentos Infantil, storytime in Spanish.

International Folk Dance, every Sunday at 6 p.m., The Alaska Club (downtown). Recreational dance – first hour is instruction. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome.

MakerSpace, Mondays from 6-8 p.m., 1759 Anka Street. $5. Details: juneaumakerspace.org.

Weekly Old Time Music Jam, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Hotel Bar balcony. All abilities welcome. Fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass, mando, uke, harmonica, etc. Free.

Open mic w/ Teri Tibbett or Matt Barnes, 9 p.m. Thursdays, Alaskan Hotel & Bar, 167 South Franklin St. 21+, free. Details: thealaskanhotel.com.

AbbyOke Karaoke, Thursday, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill.

Organ concert, every Friday at noon T.J. Duffy or J. Allan MacKinnon will play a variety of music at the State Office Building.

Weekly Ukulele Jam, Sundays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., T.K. Maguires Lounge inside the Prospector Hotel. All ages and abilities welcome. Learn more at juneaujambusters.com.

Music on the Fly, Sunday, 7-8 p.m., Juneau International Airport.

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