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November events calendar.

Anchorage

1 to 7 Alaska Miners Association Convention and Tradeshow

Talk with experts and discover more about Alaska's mineral industry during the tradeshow and the rock and mineral show. Sheraton Anchorage Hotel. For more information, phone 907-563-9229 or visit www.alaskaminers.org.

5 to Jan. 30 Andy Warhol Manufactured

The Anchorage Museum exhibition focuses on Warhol's artistic premise that the ordinary can be considered art, and the ordinary is usually a manufactured object. From soup cans to portraits of movie stars, all are constructs of a commercial world. This 5,000-square-foot exhibition employs Warhol's photographs, silk-screens and films to comment on manufactured objects and lives. For more information, phone 907-929-9231 or visit www.anchoragemuseum.org.

6 to 7 23rd Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival

A fun and family oriented event at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, featuring a wide variety of unique gifts, handmade arts and crafts, clothing, jewelry, bath products, home decor, gourmet food and more. Admission is free. For more information, phone 907-2725634 or visit www.anchoragemarkets.com.

13 to 14 Anchorage Symphony Orchestra

Enter an ethereal world where literary heroes are celebrated and tales are chronicled through music. From Debussy's impressionistic Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun to the Bard's romantic Midsummer Night's Dream this concert immerses listeners into a spellbinding, fantastical state of mind. For more information, phone 907-274-8668 or visit www.anchoragesymphony.org.

20 to 21 Arts & Craft Emporium

Anchorage's premier showcase for Alaska artists and crafters to display and sell their products. This festive event strives to provide the Anchorage community and its visitors with a free winter holiday show at the Dena'ina Center. Features a large variety of Alaska made arts and crafts, sold by their creators. For more information, phone 907-272-5634 or visit www.anchoragemarkets.com.

Cordova

13 to 14 17th Annual Native Village of Eyak's Sobriety Celebration

Enjoy Native dance groups from around the state and participate in sobriety workshops and seminars. Feast on a sumptuous potlatch dinner, featuring local foods and recipes. For more information, phone 907-424-7738 or email belen@nveyak.org.

Douglas

5 to 7 Tuesdays with Morrie

Written by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie is the autobiographical story of Milch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Starring Dick Reichman and Patrick Killorian, Tuesdays with Morrie is produced by Cyrano's Off Center Playhouse in Anchorage, and will be presented on the Perseverance mainstage, 914 Third St. For more information, phone 907-3642421 or visit www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Fairbanks

5 Brundibar

Folk opera originally performed by imprisoned Jewish children during the Holocaust. West Valley Performing Arts Center. For more information, phone 907-457-2780 or visit www.operafairbanks.org.

7 Red Green's Live, One-Man Show

Red brings his wacky perspective and home-spun, duct-tape wisdom to Hering Auditorium. You too can take the Man's Pledge. For more information, phone 907-474-2673 or visit www.kuac.org.

12 to 14 Holiday Marketplace

One-stop Christmas shopping extravaganza for Fairbanks and outlying areas. Hand-made soaps, beaded earrings, imported wool sweaters and more. At the Carlson Center, free parking. For more information, phone Kris Knutzen, KO Productions, 907-474-9082 or visit www.fairbankschamber.com.

27 Thanksgiving for the Birds

Family and community fun event making bird feeders out of recycled materials and learning about winter birds. Creamer's Field, 1300 College Road. For more information, phone 907-452-5162 or visit www.creamersfield.org.

Haines

10 to 14 Alaska Bald Eagle Festival

Celebrating the peak of the winter gathering of eagles, with educational seminars, tours and family special events. For more information, phone The American Bald Eagle Foundation at 907-766-3094 or e-mail info@baldeagles.org.

Juneau

5 First Friday Gallery Walk

Downtown Juneau hosts an art walk on the First Friday of each month. From 4:30 p.m. to closing, visit the shops and galleries of downtown Juneau. Meeting artists in person highlight these evenings. For more information, phone 907-586-9891 or visit www. juneauartistsgallery.net.

6 Veteran's Day 8K

Participate in an 8K with the Southeast Roadrunners, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Brotherhood Bridge parking lot. For more information, phone 907-789-9116 or visit www.southeastroadrunners.org.

26 to 28 Juneau Public Market

Start your Christmas season with a visit to the "Public Market" at Centennial Hall, one of the largest indoor events in Southeast Alaska. Holiday market includes arts and crafts, imports, food products, photography, wearable art and much more. For more information, phone 907-586-1166 or visit www.metcomalaska.com.

Sitka

1 to 30 Native American Heritage Festival

Plenty of activities throughout the month of November, including the annual fashion show and parade. For information on the wide variety of activities, please call the Sitka Tribe of Alaska at 907-747-3207, or visit www.sitkatribe.org.

Valdez

5 Ruthie Foster

Enjoy the sounds of soul and blues by Ruthie Foster. This extraordinary songwriter/performer tackled life's big issues throughout her sizzling Grammy-nominated album, The Truth According to Ruthie. Presented by the Valdez Arts Council at the Civic Center. For more information, phone 907-835-2786 or visit www.valdezartscouncil.org.
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Title Annotation:Alaska Miners Association Convention and Tradeshow; Anchorage Symphony Orchestra; 23rd Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival
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Date:Nov 1, 2010
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