PUBLISHED: 4:07 PM on Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Juneau Monthly Grind

The showcase of local talent is Friday, May 26. It's the last chance until September to perform a five-minute solo or group skit, song, poem or variety act. The Grind is held at the VFW Hall, behind the Baranof Hotel, with the all ages Family Grind at 7 p.m. and the anything goes, over 21, Bump-n-Grind at 10 p.m. Admission is $5 or free when bringing a dessert to share. Children under 3 are free. To perform or for more information, contact John Leo at 957-2776 or send e-mail to before May 26.

Haida Descendant Dancers

perform at Totem Bight on every second Friday of the month through September. The next performance will be Friday, June 9th at 6:30. Come see the Haida Descendant Dancers dance in traditional regalia while singing songs, telling stories, and drumming. Performances begin at 6:30 in the Totem Bight Clan House. Performances are free and open to the public. Call 247-8574 for more information. Co-sponsored by Alaska State Parks and the Alaska Natural History Association.

Sara Hickman performs

The singer/songwriter/producer performs in Ketchikan, June 30th at the Kayhi auditorium. Sara Hickman is an award winning singer/songwriter with a wide range of guitar and vocal music. Her show will be a family friendly show that is sure to please audiences of all ages. Please call the Library at 225-3331 for more information. Sponsored by the Ketchikan Public Library.

'Much Ado About Nothing'

Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing on June 23rd, 24th, 30th and July 1st at Point Higgins Elementary School in Ketchikan will take you back to a Shakespeare Summer with a festival feel. Rain or shine, this production will go on.