Events calendar.



6-10 Anchors Aweigh Boat Show

Events include daily boat safety classes and education seminars. Information and booths cover river rafting, river boats and ocean going vessels. Participants include members of the Alaskan Marine Dealers Association, the Coast Guard, NOAA and others. Shuttle services available. Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, various times.

7-17 The Last of His Kind

This is the world premiere of playwright and storyteller Jack Dalton's fifth play. It is the story of the last indigenous person on Earth, locked in a laboratory dedicated to "saving his people". Directed by Ed Bourgeois. Out North Contemporary Art House, 8 p.m.; Sunday matinee, 3 p.m.

15-17 Sitka Summer Music Festival: Winter Classics

Classical music concert featuring violinist Philippe Quint, cellist Zuill Bailey, pianist Navah Perlman, and pianist Eduard Zilberkant. Sponsored by Alaska Airlines. Grant Hall, APU, Feb. 15 &16, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 17, 4:30 p.m.

15, 23 Honk!, Jr.

Winner of the 2000 Olivier Award for best new musical, Honk!, Jr. is a contemporary retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling with a charming and whimsical musical score. Presented by the Alaska Theatre of Youth. Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Feb. 15, 7 p.m.; Feb. 23, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

16 The Alaska Marine Gala

This year's event is an opportunity for the scientific, corporate and education communities to come together and celebrate Alaska's seas and features guest speaker William Hurley, senior vice president and chief zoological officer of the Georgia Aquarium. Events include VIP reception, cocktails, and silent and live auctions. Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, 5:30 p.m.

2/22-3-3 Anchorage Fur Rondy

More than 15 events and 100 other activities are found at Alaska's largest and oldest winter festival, known locally as Fur Rondy, including the Outhouse races, Running of the Reindeer, Rondy World Championship Sled Dog races and the Yukigassen, a team snowball fight tournament. Various locations and times,


21-23 Festival of Native Arts

The theme of this year's festival, which promotes cultural education, is "Unity Through Cultures." Events include dance and music performances, workshops, film screenings, and art and food vendors. UAF campus, various locations and times.

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