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RESURRECTION OF MAHLER!
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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Story last updated at 10/19/2010 - 5:22 pm

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RESURRECTION OF MAHLER!

The Juneau Symphony will be performing Mahler's masterpiece Symphony No. 2 (The Resurrection) in Juneau at the JDHS Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m., with a concert conversation starting before at 7 p.m. There will be a follow-up performance on Sunday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m., also preceded by a talk at 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, go online at www.juneausymphony.org.

NUGGET MALL IS HAUNTED!

The Nugget Mall in Juneau is hosting its 30th annual Halloween Fun at the Mall! Its Haunted House and Halloween Carnival starts on Friday, Oct. 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and will be continued on Saturday, Oct. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. There will also be pumpkin carving on Oct. 23 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. For more information, go online at www.nuggetmalljuneau.com.

THEY CAME, THEY SAW...THEY PARTIED!

They're here!

Head on down to Centennial Hall in Juneau this weekend to party with the E.T.s, and other local Martians. The sci-fi masquerade bash will feature a live entertainment from Captain Angry, Sealife and DJ Judo, and the Off the Hook Honey's Dancers. There will also be a no host bar, vodka bar and some alien chow. Blow the dust off your best antennae and vie for the $500 cash prize for the best costume. Early tickets are available at the JACC and Hearthside Books. The party starts at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, and continues on till they leave the planet!

The extraterrestrial visitors are being hosted by Out Of This World Events and The Plant People.

TALL TALES IN ALASKA!

The Alaska State Museum in Juneau will be putting on a performance this weekend of "Dick Willoughby's Book of Claims" as told by Mark Whitman. "Uncle Dick," one of the most cheerful perverters of truth in Alaska, led a life that exceeds his tall tales of giant bears, enormous deposits of gold, and the Phantom City of the glaciers! The performance contains ribald historical content intended for mature audiences, so hold on and enjoy a wild ride!

The event will be held at the Alaska State Museum on Friday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m., and will be followed by a Saturday matinee on Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. People are encouraged to come early, as seating is limited.

FLY ME TO THE...WAIT, WHERE'S THE MOON?

What would things be like without Earth's moon? Blast off to the Marie Drake Planetarium in Juneau on Tuesday, Oct. 26 to find out! The special presentation, "Life without the Moon," will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The planetarium is located between the Marie Drake Middle School and the High School on Glacier Avenue. For more information, call 500-2941, or go online at mariedrake planetarium.com.


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