PUBLISHED: 5:51 PM on Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Island Grind Show

The next Prince of Wales' monthly Island Grind is at 7 p.m. Nov. 3. Enjoy an evening of entertainment by local performers at the Craig High School Auditorium, with dessert tasting and coffee at intermission. Buy tickets at Voyageur Bookstore in Craig or reserve tickets by calling 755-8899. Admission cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and $1 for children ages 6 & under and $3 for seniors over 60. Bring a homemade dessert for the Dessert Contest and your ticket will be refunded. The Island Grind, a committee of theSunnahae Arts Council, is held on the first Saturday of the month, at 7 p.m. at the Craig High School Auditorium. Volunteers to support the show are welcome. Entertainers interested in performing should call John Bruns or Sally Burch at 755-8899 for more information.

Strathdee Concerts

Jim and Jean Strathdee, internationally honored concert artists will hold three concerts. They will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Northern Light United Church in Juneau. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors, students and military. Proceeds go to various non-profit organizations, including Nothing But Nets, Hurricane Katrina relief and Sitka school breakfast program. For more information, go online to

Huun Huur Tu

The First Torch Nights Performance of the Season on Oct. 25, Huun Huur Tu is the foremost international representative of Tuva's musical culture, and transforms the sounds of the natural world into music. Huun Huur Tu expresses in throat-singing, whistling, or other types of vocal production paired with traditional instruments. Performing Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Kayhi Auditorium. Tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for students and seniors, and $45 for a family pack. Call the Arts Council at 225-2211 for more information.

First City Players

Tickets for the 2007-2008 season now are available. Buy tickets for performances, including Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," Thorton Wilder's "The Skin of Our Teeth," James Henry's "Angels of Lemmos," and Christopher Durang's "Miss Witherspoon," to list only a few. Save money by purchasing season seats, and don't forget to sign up for Membership. Get the "Play Time" brochure at First City Players, 2417 Tongass Ave, Suite 218, or pick one up at the Arts Council, 713 Totem Way. For more information, call 225-4792, or visit

Library program

Family program with Don Sineti, sea Chantey man from the Mystic Seaport on the Eastern Seaport. He will share his love for whales and songs from the days of tall mast ships at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Mendenhall Valley Library.

Speakeasy: A Monthly Event at Parnassus Books

This is an opportunity to read aloud your own work, or a passage, poem or story written by your favorite author at Parnassus the last Friday night of each month at 7 p.m. for music by the Rainy Day Recorders in Ketchikan. Sponsored by University of Alaska Southeast and Parnassus Books. Contact Rod Landis at 228-4547 or Maggie Freitag at 225-7690 for more information.