Mediation Legal Clinic
Sponsored by the Alaska Pro Bono Short for pro bono publico [Latin, For the public good]. The designation given to the free legal work done by an attorney for indigent clients and religious, charitable, and other nonprofit entities. Program and volunteer attorney Glenn Cravez, this clinic helps those who want to learn what mediation is and how it can best be used to resolve disputes. Consists of a lecture, materials and a Q&A session. Held at the Mountain View Community Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. It is not necessary for attendees to identify themselves. Call 565-4300 for information.
Year-End Reporting of Information Returns
Workshop will cover proper preparation of year-end forms, such as W-2, W-3, 1099 and 1096. Balancing year-end reports, common errors and how to correct them also will be discussed. No charge. Held at the Internal Revenue Service office at 949 E. 36th Ave., Room 210. Call the Anchorage Small Business Development Center at 274-7232.
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At the age of 17, Galbraith won the Silver Medal at the Segovia International Guitar Competition. , hear classics ranging from Bach to Villa Lobos. Two shows, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., are scheduled. Held at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts is a performance venue in downtown Anchorage in the U.S. state of Alaska. Opened in 1989, it entertains over 200,000 patrons annually, and consists of three theaters:
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A celebration of the great beers, wines and barleys available in Anchorage. Held at the Egan Civic and Convention Center. Call 562-9911
Diavolo Dance Theater The German Tanztheater ("dance theatre") grew out of German expressionist dance. Its most influential performers are Pina Bausch and Susanne Linke.
Sly and witty Diavolo returns to Anchorage after sellout performances in 1999. Audiences raved at the ability of the company to create an environment on and around outrageous, surreal sets and structures. Artistic director Jacques Heim produces. Show set for 7:30 p.m. at the Anchorage Center for Performing Arts. Call 272-1471.
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Master storytellers Virginia Aleck and Doris Lind share the oral traditions of their Alutiiq culture. Alaska Native Heritage Center The Alaska Native Heritage Center is an educational and cultural institution for all Alaskans, located in Anchorage, Alaska. The center opened in 1999, and has become Alaska's premier interactive cultural destination. . Call 330-8000 or visit www.alaskanative.net.
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The English Bay Band offers a modern sound influenced by their Alutiiq culture, as well as their home on Kackemak Bay. Set to begin at 7 p.m. Alaska Native Heritage Center. Call 330-8000 or visit www.alaskanative.net.
Martin Luther King Day Reception
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. King and the American Civil Rights Movement The American Civil Rights Movement is divided into two distinct, but related periods:
Inupiaq Mask Carving
Sylvester Ayek teaches participants to carve red or yellow cedar masks with ivory embellishments. Class size is limited to 10 participants. Register by Jan. 7. Cost is $150 and includes all supplies and instruction. 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Call 330-8000 or visit www.alaskanative.net.
Payroll Taxes Workshop
Failure to comply with government regulations for payroll withholdings and deposits can be a costly mistake for a small business. Learn about payroll record payroll record,
n a printed form on which detailed records are kept of the amounts of money paid to auxiliaries. The record has columns for all the necessary tax deductions so that a detailed record is available for tax reporting and cost accounting. keeping, withholdings and deposits in this introductory session. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fee is $25. Call the Anchorage Small Business Development Center at 456-7232.
Beginning QuickBooks Pro
This half-day workshop, held in partnership with the University of Alaska Anchorage UAA comprises eight colleges and schools: The College of Education, College of Health and Social Welfare, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Public Policy, the Community and Technical College, School of Engineering, School of Nursing and School of Social Work. Workforce Development and Community Education center, is designed for small-business owners new to business software QuickBooks. Learn how QuickBooks can handle billing, invoicing, banking and other accounting applications. Cost is $50. Held from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 4500 Diplomacy Dr., room 415. Call the Small Business Development Center at 274-7232.
Symphony of Seafood
Get a taste of Alaska during this showcase of new products made, from wild Alaska salmon and other seafood. Vote for the People's Choice Award at the public tasting. Also creative seafood dishes are featured throughout January at many local Anchorage restaurants. Call 276-7315; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.symphonyofseafood.com.
Through July 7
Good Time Swing Dance Club
Swing and ballroom dancing held at the Silver Spur Nightclub every Saturday night. For details, call 456-5774.
Competitors ages 2-18 mushing in classes ranging from one-dog to eight-dog teams. Held at Mushers' Hall on Farmers Loop Rd; Call 456-2962; e-mail musher mush 1
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Junior Mushing Preliminary Race #5
One-dog, two-dog, three-dog, four-dog, six-dog and eight-dog classes, for competitors ages 2-18. Free admission. Held at Mushers' Hall on Farmers Loop Road. Food concession. Call 456-2962; e-mail email@example.com; or visit www.fjdma.org.
Mushing Challenge Race #5
Skijoring, four-dog, six-dog and eight-dog classes. Free admission. Set for 10:30 a.m. at Mushers' Hall on Farmers Loop Road, Food and souvenir concession. Call 488-1357; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.sleddog.org.
Visitor Industry Job Fair
University of Alaska Fairbanks UAF is home to seven major research units: the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station; the Geophysical Institute, which operates the Poker Flat Research Range; the International Arctic Research Center; the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center; the Institute of Arctic Biology; the Career Services and the Alaska Travel Industry Association Fairbanks chapter present the sixth annual Visitor Industry Job Fair. UAF UAF University of Alaska Fairbanks
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UAF Union de l'Action Feminine (French) students, alumni and Fairbanks community members are invited to apply for summer and full-time jobs with more than 30 of Alaska's visitor industry employers. For information, visit Career Services or call 474-7596.
WinterFest at Alyeska Resort Alyeska Resort is a ski resort that is located in Girdwood, Alaska, approximately 50 miles (80 km) from the city of Anchorage. Mount Alyeska is part of the Chugach mountain range.
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bundle, roll up for this annual outdoor celebration of winter with activities for all ages. Events include Polar Bear Plunge, snowboard competitions, mountain bike slalom, kids' games and activities, wine tasting and evening parties. Call 754-1111;. e-mail email@example.com; or visit www.alyeskaresort.com.
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The University of Alaska Board of Regents' annual meeting and retreat. For more information, visit the Regents' Web site at, www.alaska.edu/bor/index.html.
Alcan 200 Road Rally
Snowmachine race from the U.S./Canada border to Dezadeash Lake on the Haines Highway and back. Call 766-2503.
Eagles, Eagles, Eagles
See hundreds of eagles as Homer's famous Jean Keene, "the Eagle Lady," feeds the eagles. Next to the Land's End property.
An exciting ski team competition. For more information, call Dave at 235-6018.
Besh Cup-Nordic Ski Races
Statewide competition. Annual Junior Olympic trials. Call Nordic Ski Club at 235-4283.
Besh Cup-McNeil Canyon Ski Trails
Ski race for all age levels. Call Dave at 235-6018.
Through Jan 12
Alaska State Museum Exhibits
See Sonya Kelliher-Combs' unique interpretation to the modern identity of Alaska Native peoples through a variety of media. Also see George Provost's exhibition, a photographer of fine art landscape. Held at the Alaska State Museum 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $3. Call 465-2901.
11th- Feb. 3
Perseverance Theatre: On the Razzle
Follow the lives of two grocery clerks in provincial Austria who sneak out to the big town of Vienna for a rapscallion night of adventures, hijinx, romances, feverishly switched identities and close-calls. Written by Tom Stoppard, who co-wrote the Oscar-winner film "Shakespeare in Love." Directed by Terry Cramer and Roblin G. Davis. Call 364-2421 or visit www.perseverancetheatre.org/.
Olympic Torch Relay
Juneau is hosting the Olympic Torch Relay before the Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games. The relay begins at 9 a.m., ending around 11 a.m. with a celebration at Centennial Hall. Torchbearers from across Alaska. Call 586-2201.
Annual Homebuilders Home Show
Sponsored by Juneau Home Builders Association and held at Centennial Hall. Local dealers provide the latest in home improvement, supplies, decor and more. View demonstrations and exhibits or ask for advice. Call 789-5099.
Perseverance Theatre: Moby Dick
One night only. Directed by Peter DuBois and Leon Ingulsrud. The play will travel to Barrow, Anchorage and Fairbanks. Call 364-2421 or visit www.perseverancetheatre.org.
Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race
A 200-mile sled dog race from Kasilof to Kenal. Call 262-3270.
Perf. Arts Series--Alexander String Quartet
Set for 7 p.m. at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Feast of classical music of the highest quality. Call the Kodiak Arts Council at 486-5291.
Polar Bear Jump-Off Festival
Weekend events to raise money for the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society,
n.pr established in 1913, this national volunteer-based health organization is committed to the elimination of cancer through prevention and treatment and to diminishing cancer suffering through advocacy, scholarship, research, and Kenai Peninsula Children with Cancer. Good-natured, costumed (insane?) jumpers take the plunge into icy Resurrection Bay. Offering lots of weekend events! Call 224-5688; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.sewardak.org.
Willow Winter Carnival
Dog sled sled, vehicle that moves by sliding. A sledge is typically a heavier, load-carrying sled drawn by a horse or dog, while a sleigh is a partially enclosed horse-drawn vehicle with runners that has seats for passengers. racing, snowmachine racing, cross country ski event and talent show. Call 495-6633.