PUBLISHED: 4:15 PM on Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Seattle's Canote Brothers

Alaska Folk Fest and Juneau contradancers are sponsoring some musical events with Seattle's Canote Brothers. These identical twins offer fine musicianship, zany songs to delight audiences of all ages, and smooth old timey tunes to lively swing to get toes tapping and fingers snapping.

They will be in concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 10th Street at Glacier Highway. Cost is $15 at the door. Workshops will be held from 10:30 a.m.-noon with a stringband workshop to follow from 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Resurrection Lutheran.

Second Stage Season

The 2007-2008 Second Stage season begins with "Shake and Bake," an evening of cookies, comedy, and Shakespeare, directed by Jesse Alleva. Shows run at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1-11, at Perseverance Theatre. All tickets pay-as-you-can at the door. For information, go online to

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. Entertainersinterested in performing should call John Bruns or Sally Burch at 755-8899 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

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.