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April

Northland Children’s Choir 388-0543

Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, http://www.ballroomfairbanks.org. Club voice mail - (907) 456-3111.

Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow
The Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow offers an opportunity for all Alaskans and Alaskan visitors to join in the festivities and learn about the land’s first people. For information, write PO Box 80034, Fairbanks, AK 99708, call 456-2245. e-mail midnightsunpowwow@yahoo.com or visit http://www.midnightsunpowwow.org.

Athabascan Old-Time Fiddlers Association
The Athabascan Old-Time Fiddlers Festival is produced each November. It features Athabascan and Eskimo musicians from Interior Alaska communities and the Yukon Territory, Canada. For more information call 474-5503.

Fairbanks Native Association
Since 1990, the Fairbanks Native Association’s Johnson O’Malley Potlatch Dancers, a youth group performing authentic Native songs and dances, has served as ambassadors of the Native culture with their songs and dances providing a window into Native history and values. For information call 452-1648.

Opera Fairbanks
The only semi-professional group in Interior Alaska solely devoted to opera; Opera Fairbanks brings high-quality, live operatic performances. In addition the group provided educational, promotional, and performance opportunities. For more information call 457- 2780 or visit
http://www.operafairbanks.org

Fairbanks Concert Association
The Fairbanks Concert Association, presently in its 60th season, presents eclectic professional performing arts series of the finest quality. Deeply committed to diversity, it addresses a wide variety of interests and rich cultural backgrounds in Fairbanks. FCA is keeping interior Alaska connected with “the world of performance.” Education is also a major part of their mission and FCA is the main provider of professional performing arts programs to the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District’s schools. For information write: PO Box 80547, Fairbanks, AK 99708, call 474-8081, e-mail info@fairbanksconcert.org or visit http://www.fairbanksconcert.org.

Fairbanks Choral Society
The Fairbanks Choral Society promotes and encourages choral music in the Greater Fairbanks community through its performing bodies, the Adult Choral Society, the Children’s Choir and CHORUS! They also sponsor the annual “Sing-It-Yourself-Messiah,” and the annual “Let There be Peace on Earth,” a borough-wide event. For information call 456-1144 or e-mail sing@mosquitonet.com.

Dance Omnium
Dance Omnium promotes the growth and improvement of the art of performance dance in Alaska. It sponsors master classes and workshops. For more information call 455-4550.

Dance Theatre Fairbanks
Established in December of 2001, DTF continues the legacy and foundation of Pat Sims’ dance instruction and positive influence through the art of dance in the lives of our children, peers and community. They actively encourage awareness and appreciation for cultural similarities and differences through their instructors, ethnic workshops and exchanges. The corporation works in concert with multiple local, national and international artistic groups to broaden DTF’s student, faculty and audience exposure. For information call 452-1113.

Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
This is a nationally recognized arts festival that brings more than 700 students and instructors into Fairbanks for two weeks of workshops, rehearsals and performances with studies in music, dance, theatre, ice-skating and the visual arts. There are also four, one-week “Winter Edition” workshops for voice, story telling, comedy and cabaret studies. For information call, 474-8869 or visit http://www.fsaf.org.

Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre
Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre produces shows like “Broadway Encore” and “The Gondoliers.” The organization also contributes to the education of the community through F.L.O.T. Jr., a musical summer camp for youth; Showcase, a promotional outreach vocal ensemble, and Jumpstart!, its high school-age vocal and dance troupe. For information write: P.O. Box 72787 Fairbanks, AK 99707, call 456-3568 or visit http://www.flot.org.

North Star Dance Foundation
The foundation administers the North Star Ballet Company and North Star Ballet School. Performances include a spring Gala and holiday “Nutcracker.” The Foundation has a Residency Program and Summer Program, and instructs the UAF Summer Fine Arts Camp Dance Program. The North Star Ballet is located at 1800 College Road, Tanana Valley Fairgrounds. For information, call 451-8800 or visit http://www.landmarksoft.com/sitebuilder/northstarballet

Fairbanks Symphony
The Fairbanks Symphony Association produces 12 major events during the fall and winter featuring internationally renowned artists performing with the Fairbanks Symphony and Arctic Chamber Orchestra as well as performing solo recitals. For information write: P.O. Box 82104 Fairbanks, AK 99708 or call 474-5733.

Fairbanks Youth Orchestras
Fairbanks Youth Orchestra offers a quality musical experience for young musicians as a group. They invite children and their parents to come listen to a concert and encourage children of appropriate ages to audition to become a member of the orchestras. For information write, P.O. Box 82104 Fairbanks, AK 99708 or call 474-5733.

Young native Fiddlers
Young Native Fiddlers, a group of Alaska native students predominately Athabaskan, perform at many cultural and school events throughout the year. For more information please contact 479-7945 or Fiddlers@mallan.hypermart.net

Acoustic Adventures maintains an active schedule of musical events. Rather than trying to keep up with their weekly announcements, here is a link to their website.

10th Planet, a recording facility, has its own site: http://www.10thplanet.com/

Fairbanks Sweet Adelines Rehearsals (11/1/2009 - 12/1/2010) Fairbanks Sweet Adelines Rehearsals every Thursday night, 6:30 - 9:30 PM at the United Community Presbyterian Church, 3510 College Rd., Fairbanks, across from Gulliver's Books.  Enjoy four-part cappella harmony in the unique Barbershop Style.  We are always recruiting new members, and we welcome all women who enjoy singing to come and try out.   Phone: (907) 479-3624, Myrna McGhie, mlee2001@gci.net

Fairbanks Community Band All rehearsals are 7-9 pm in the Old Train Depot (adjacent to the News-Miner building), across Phillips Field Rd from the (closed but prominent) Ace Hardware/OK Lumber building. The jazz band meets Wednesdays. The jazz band leader is Brian Cade. The concert band meets Thursdays. The director is Wendy Ward. Assistant director is Jim Fisher. They have our own listing of events on their website. For more information visit their web site at http://www.communityband.org .

The Greatland Sounds Chapter of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A.,   a men's barbershop chorus, meets every Tuesday evening at 7 at the Church of Christ Northern Lights, 645 11th Ave. All men who enjoy singing are welcome to participate. (This announcement last updated by them in 2004.)

Northern Lights Council of Dancers represents square, round and folk dancers in the interior. Our link leads to their very active dance calendar. Many of their member clubs dance at the Farthest North Square and Round Dance Center, located in Pioneer Park. They have their own calendar. The following clubs dance there:

bullet Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks
bulletContra Borealis Dancers
bulletFairbanks English Country Dancers
bullet Golden Heart Round Dancers
bullet Prospector Squares
bullet Santa's Square & Round Dance Club
bulletTundra Caravan
bulletDance Revolution – Hip Hop
bulletZumba

Santa Square Dancers dance the 2nd and 4th Saturday from 7:30-9:30 PM year rouind. Come join us at the Farthest North Square Dance Hall in Pioneer Park. Mainstream with caller Dave Smith. Dances are $8.00 Adults. (907) 455-7046  Roger & Kandie Christian.

Prospector Squares (e-mail) Dance every Tuesday Night from 7:30-9:30 PM. Come join us at the Farthest North Square Dance Hall in Pioneer Park.  Plus Dance with Rounds by Caller/Cuer Bill Mudd.  Dances are $7.00 Adults / $5.00 Students & Young Adults. (907) 479-4522

Contra Borealis Dancers  Check their website (above) for complete dance schedule. Dances are $6 non-members /$5 members - $3 student non-members and $2 student members. Dance instruction is provided, and beginners are welcome. Times are usually 8 p.m. to midnight. Special events TBA, kids under 13 are free, if they behave themselves. (907) 457-8957.

University of Alaska Good Time Swing Dance Club. Every Saturday night, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, swing and ballroom dancing at the Silver Spur nightclub. No cover charge until 8:30 pm. Must be 21 or older. More info, fnkmb1@uaf.edu

Theresa Bauer, the "Chatanika Nightingale," sings and plays guitar and keyboard for listening and dancing year-round every Sunday afternoon at the Chatanika Lodge, 4 pm to 8 pm. No cover charge.

Beatles Classical Mystery Tour  (4/4/09) Imagine The Beatles playing in concert with a symphony orchestra.  What would that have sounded like?  Find out for yourself when Classical Mystery Tour performs live in concert with the Fairbanks Symphony. Features original members of the Broadway sensation "Beatlemania." At the Carlson Center at 8 p. m. http://www.fairbankssymphony.org (907) 474-5733.

16th Annual Beat Beethoven 5k Fundraising Run (4/10/10) 11:00 AM l, starts at UAF Patty Center. Early Bird Registration up until April 5, 2010 is $20.00 Late Registration fee will be $30 April 6th-9th. Race Day Registration Fee is $35.00. Registration Closing Date
Saturday, April 10, 2010 @ 8:00 AM. The race will begin with the downbeat of Beethoven's 5th Symphony. Participants who finish the course around the UAF campus before the last note of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony will receive a voucher good for admission to any Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra concert. This fundraiser is fun for the whole family—runners, joggers, and walkers are all welcome. Not an athlete? They also welcome volunteers to staff the course with their radios.  symphony@fairbankssymphony.org

John Gorka & Eliza Gilkyson (4/22/11) 8pm, Friday, April 22 at the Pioneer Park Theatre. This will be John Gorka’s second visit to Fairbanks and Eliza’s first. Both artists record on Red House Records which is celebrating their 20th anniversary. Spend an evening with two incredible singer-songwriters who also have silky vocals and great stories and important messages. Sponsored by Fairbanks Folk Fest, FNSB Parks and Recreation, Sophie Station Hotel and Dollar Rent-A-Car.  http://www.acousticadventures.com

Santa's Square Dancers Annual Spring Fling. (4/23-25/10) Friday - Sunday. An old fashioned Barn Dance! Farthest North Square Dance Hall in Pioneer Park, (Main dances on Friday and Saturday are 8 to 10 p.m., but there are lots of workshops over the course of the three days). For more information http://www.alaska.net/~charley/sf10.htm or call Jerrie at 907-687-0514.

 2010 Spring Gala – Coppelia (4/24& 25/10) North Star Ballet, One weekend only! Come celebrate North Star Ballet’s 30th Anniversary. 4/24, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m., 4/25, 2 p.m. only. Coppelia, is a comedy ballet telling of the love of a young girl, Swanilda, and her fiancé, Franz, and how their love is nearly broken up by a life-size doll named Coppelia. The story is set in a picturesque village in Central Europe at harvest time. Coppelia was created at the Paris Opera by French choreographer, Arthur Saint-Leon, to music by French composer, Leo Delibes, and was first performed in 1870.

Performances held at the Hering Auditorium. Tickets are $18-$24 with discounts for college students, senior citizens, and active military. For more information, please call 451-8800.

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May

Northland Children’s Choir 388-0543

Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, http://www.ballroomfairbanks.org. Club voice mail - (907) 456-3111.

Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow
The Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow offers an opportunity for all Alaskans and Alaskan visitors to join in the festivities and learn about the land’s first people. For information, write PO Box 80034, Fairbanks, AK 99708, call 456-2245. e-mail midnightsunpowwow@yahoo.com or visit http://www.midnightsunpowwow.org.

Athabascan Old-Time Fiddlers Association
The Athabascan Old-Time Fiddlers Festival is produced each November. It features Athabascan and Eskimo musicians from Interior Alaska communities and the Yukon Territory, Canada. For more information call 474-5503.

Fairbanks Native Association
Since 1990, the Fairbanks Native Association’s Johnson O’Malley Potlatch Dancers, a youth group performing authentic Native songs and dances, has served as ambassadors of the Native culture with their songs and dances providing a window into Native history and values. For information call 452-1648.

Opera Fairbanks
The only semi-professional group in Interior Alaska solely devoted to opera; Opera Fairbanks brings high-quality, live operatic performances. In addition the group provided educational, promotional, and performance opportunities. For more information call 457- 2780 or visit
http://www.operafairbanks.org

Fairbanks Concert Association
The Fairbanks Concert Association, presently in its 60th season, presents eclectic professional performing arts series of the finest quality. Deeply committed to diversity, it addresses a wide variety of interests and rich cultural backgrounds in Fairbanks. FCA is keeping interior Alaska connected with “the world of performance.” Education is also a major part of their mission and FCA is the main provider of professional performing arts programs to the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District’s schools. For information write: PO Box 80547, Fairbanks, AK 99708, call 474-8081, e-mail info@fairbanksconcert.org or visit http://www.fairbanksconcert.org.

Fairbanks Choral Society
The Fairbanks Choral Society promotes and encourages choral music in the Greater Fairbanks community through its performing bodies, the Adult Choral Society, the Children’s Choir and CHORUS! They also sponsor the annual “Sing-It-Yourself-Messiah,” and the annual “Let There be Peace on Earth,” a borough-wide event. For information call 456-1144 or e-mail sing@mosquitonet.com.

Dance Omnium
Dance Omnium promotes the growth and improvement of the art of performance dance in Alaska. It sponsors master classes and workshops. For more information call 455-4550.

Dance Theatre Fairbanks
Established in December of 2001, DTF continues the legacy and foundation of Pat Sims’ dance instruction and positive influence through the art of dance in the lives of our children, peers and community. They actively encourage awareness and appreciation for cultural similarities and differences through their instructors, ethnic workshops and exchanges. The corporation works in concert with multiple local, national and international artistic groups to broaden DTF’s student, faculty and audience exposure. For information call 452-1113.

Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
This is a nationally recognized arts festival that brings more than 700 students and instructors into Fairbanks for two weeks of workshops, rehearsals and performances with studies in music, dance, theatre, ice-skating and the visual arts. There are also four, one-week “Winter Edition” workshops for voice, story telling, comedy and cabaret studies. For information call, 474-8869 or visit http://www.fsaf.org.

Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre
Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre produces shows like “Broadway Encore” and “The Gondoliers.” The organization also contributes to the education of the community through F.L.O.T. Jr., a musical summer camp for youth; Showcase, a promotional outreach vocal ensemble, and Jumpstart!, its high school-age vocal and dance troupe. For information write: P.O. Box 72787 Fairbanks, AK 99707, call 456-3568 or visit http://www.flot.org.

North Star Dance Foundation
The foundation administers the North Star Ballet Company and North Star Ballet School. Performances include a spring Gala and holiday “Nutcracker.” The Foundation has a Residency Program and Summer Program, and instructs the UAF Summer Fine Arts Camp Dance Program. The North Star Ballet is located at 1800 College Road, Tanana Valley Fairgrounds. For information, call 451-8800 or visit http://www.landmarksoft.com/sitebuilder/northstarballet

Fairbanks Symphony
The Fairbanks Symphony Association produces 12 major events during the fall and winter featuring internationally renowned artists performing with the Fairbanks Symphony and Arctic Chamber Orchestra as well as performing solo recitals. For information write: P.O. Box 82104 Fairbanks, AK 99708 or call 474-5733.

Fairbanks Youth Orchestras
Fairbanks Youth Orchestra offers a quality musical experience for young musicians as a group. They invite children and their parents to come listen to a concert and encourage children of appropriate ages to audition to become a member of the orchestras. For information write, P.O. Box 82104 Fairbanks, AK 99708 or call 474-5733.

Young native Fiddlers
Young Native Fiddlers, a group of Alaska native students predominately Athabaskan, perform at many cultural and school events throughout the year. For more information please contact 479-7945 or Fiddlers@mallan.hypermart.net

Acoustic Adventures maintains an active schedule of musical events. Rather than trying to keep up with their weekly announcements, here is a link to their website.

10th Planet, a recording facility, has its own site: http://www.10thplanet.com/

Fairbanks Sweet Adelines Rehearsals (11/1/2009 - 12/1/2010) Fairbanks Sweet Adelines Rehearsals every Thursday night, 6:30 - 9:30 PM at the United Community Presbyterian Church, 3510 College Rd., Fairbanks, across from Gulliver's Books.  Enjoy four-part cappella harmony in the unique Barbershop Style.  We are always recruiting new members, and we welcome all women who enjoy singing to come and try out.   Phone: (907) 479-3624, Myrna McGhie, mlee2001@gci.net

Fairbanks Community Band All rehearsals are 7-9 pm in the Old Train Depot (adjacent to the News-Miner building), across Phillips Field Rd from the (closed but prominent) Ace Hardware/OK Lumber building. The jazz band meets Wednesdays. The jazz band leader is Brian Cade. The concert band meets Thursdays. The director is Wendy Ward. Assistant director is Jim Fisher. They have our own listing of events on their website. For more information visit their web site at http://www.communityband.org .

The Greatland Sounds Chapter of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A.,   a men's barbershop chorus, meets every Tuesday evening at 7 at the Church of Christ Northern Lights, 645 11th Ave. All men who enjoy singing are welcome to participate. (This announcement last updated by them in 2004.)

Northern Lights Council of Dancers represents square, round and folk dancers in the interior. Our link leads to their very active dance calendar. Many of their member clubs dance at the Farthest North Square and Round Dance Center, located in Pioneer Park. They have their own calendar. The following clubs dance there:

bullet Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks
bulletContra Borealis Dancers
bulletFairbanks English Country Dancers
bullet Golden Heart Round Dancers
bullet Prospector Squares
bullet Santa's Square & Round Dance Club
bulletTundra Caravan
bulletDance Revolution – Hip Hop
bulletZumba

Santa Square Dancers dance the 2nd and 4th Saturday from 7:30-9:30 PM year rouind. Come join us at the Farthest North Square Dance Hall in Pioneer Park. Mainstream with caller Dave Smith. Dances are $8.00 Adults. (907) 455-7046  Roger & Kandie Christian.

Prospector Squares (e-mail) Dance every Tuesday Night from 7:30-9:30 PM. Come join us at the Farthest North Square Dance Hall in Pioneer Park.  Plus Dance with Rounds by Caller/Cuer Bill Mudd.  Dances are $7.00 Adults / $5.00 Students & Young Adults. (907) 479-4522

Contra Borealis Dancers  Check their website (above) for complete dance schedule. Dances are $6 non-members / $5 members - $3 student non-members and $2 student members. Dance instruction is provided, and beginners are welcome. Times are usually 8 p.m. to midnight. Special events TBA, kids under 13 are free, if they behave themselves. (907) 457-8957.

University of Alaska Good Time Swing Dance Club. Every Saturday night, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, swing and ballroom dancing at the Silver Spur nightclub. No cover charge until 8:30 pm. Must be 21 or older. More info, fnkmb1@uaf.edu

Theresa Bauer, the "Chatanika Nightingale," sings and plays guitar and keyboard for listening and dancing year-round every Sunday afternoon at the Chatanika Lodge, 4 pm to 8 pm. No cover charge.

 Fairbanks Flutists Annual Concert (5/22/11) Sunday  at Davis Concert Hall on the University of Alaska-Fairbanks campus. This free concert begins at 4pm and will feature folktunes from around the world.

Alaska State Square & Round Dance Festival & Buffalo Wallow. (5/26-28/08) in Delta Junction. Annual square and round dance featuring hundreds of square dancers from Alaska, Canada, and the Lower 49 states. All dances at the Delta High School. Information, (907) 895-4260.

After the Wallow Dance (5/29/08) Santa Square Dancers Annual After the Wallow Dance. 7:00-9:00 PM at the Farthest North Square Dance Hall in Pioneer Park. Caller Dave Smith. Cuer Mike Preskitt. $7.00 Adults/$5.00 Students & Young Adults. (907) 488-6681 Jerrie Lynn.

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June

Northland Children’s Choir 388-0543

Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, http://www.ballroomfairbanks.org. Club voice mail - (907) 456-3111.

Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow
The Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow offers an opportunity for all Alaskans and Alaskan visitors to join in the festivities and learn about the land’s first people. For information, write PO Box 80034, Fairbanks, AK 99708, call 456-2245. e-mail midnightsunpowwow@yahoo.com or visit http://www.midnightsunpowwow.org.

Athabascan Old-Time Fiddlers Association
The Athabascan Old-Time Fiddlers Festival is produced each November. It features Athabascan and Eskimo musicians from Interior Alaska communities and the Yukon Territory, Canada. For more information call 474-5503.

Fairbanks Native Association
Since 1990, the Fairbanks Native Association’s Johnson O’Malley Potlatch Dancers, a youth group performing authentic Native songs and dances, has served as ambassadors of the Native culture with their songs and dances providing a window into Native history and values. For information call 452-1648.

Opera Fairbanks
The only semi-professional group in Interior Alaska solely devoted to opera; Opera Fairbanks brings high-quality, live operatic performances. In addition the group provided educational, promotional, and performance opportunities. For more information call 457- 2780 or visit
http://www.operafairbanks.org

Fairbanks Concert Association
The Fairbanks Concert Association, presently in its 60th season, presents eclectic professional performing arts series of the finest quality. Deeply committed to diversity, it addresses a wide variety of interests and rich cultural backgrounds in Fairbanks. FCA is keeping interior Alaska connected with “the world of performance.” Education is also a major part of their mission and FCA is the main provider of professional performing arts programs to the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District’s schools. For information write: PO Box 80547, Fairbanks, AK 99708, call 474-8081, e-mail info@fairbanksconcert.org or visit http://www.fairbanksconcert.org.

Fairbanks Choral Society
The Fairbanks Choral Society promotes and encourages choral music in the Greater Fairbanks community through its performing bodies, the Adult Choral Society, the Children’s Choir and CHORUS! They also sponsor the annual “Sing-It-Yourself-Messiah,” and the annual “Let There be Peace on Earth,” a borough-wide event. For information call 456-1144 or e-mail sing@mosquitonet.com.

Dance Omnium
Dance Omnium promotes the growth and improvement of the art of performance dance in Alaska. It sponsors master classes and workshops. For more information call 455-4550.

Dance Theatre Fairbanks
Established in December of 2001, DTF continues the legacy and foundation of Pat Sims’ dance instruction and positive influence through the art of dance in the lives of our children, peers and community. They actively encourage awareness and appreciation for cultural similarities and differences through their instructors, ethnic workshops and exchanges. The corporation works in concert with multiple local, national and international artistic groups to broaden DTF’s student, faculty and audience exposure. For information call 452-1113.

Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
This is a nationally recognized arts festival that brings more than 700 students and instructors into Fairbanks for two weeks of workshops, rehearsals and performances with studies in music, dance, theatre, ice-skating and the visual arts. There are also four, one-week “Winter Edition” workshops for voice, story telling, comedy and cabaret studies. For information call, 474-8869 or visit http://www.fsaf.org.

Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre
Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre produces shows like “Broadway Encore” and “The Gondoliers.” The organization also contributes to the education of the community through F.L.O.T. Jr., a musical summer camp for youth; Showcase, a promotional outreach vocal ensemble, and Jumpstart!, its high school-age vocal and dance troupe. For information write: P.O. Box 72787 Fairbanks, AK 99707, call 456-3568 or visit http://www.flot.org.

North Star Dance Foundation
The foundation administers the North Star Ballet Company and North Star Ballet School. Performances include a spring Gala and holiday “Nutcracker.” The Foundation has a Residency Program and Summer Program, and instructs the UAF Summer Fine Arts Camp Dance Program. The North Star Ballet is located at 1800 College Road, Tanana Valley Fairgrounds. For information, call 451-8800 or visit http://www.landmarksoft.com/sitebuilder/northstarballet

Fairbanks Symphony
The Fairbanks Symphony Association produces 12 major events during the fall and winter featuring internationally renowned artists performing with the Fairbanks Symphony and Arctic Chamber Orchestra as well as performing solo recitals. For information write: P.O. Box 82104 Fairbanks, AK 99708 or call 474-5733.

Fairbanks Youth Orchestras
Fairbanks Youth Orchestra offers a quality musical experience for young musicians as a group. They invite children and their parents to come listen to a concert and encourage children of appropriate ages to audition to become a member of the orchestras. For information write, P.O. Box 82104 Fairbanks, AK 99708 or call 474-5733.

Young native Fiddlers
Young Native Fiddlers, a group of Alaska native students predominately Athabaskan, perform at many cultural and school events throughout the year. For more information please contact 479-7945 or Fiddlers@mallan.hypermart.net

Acoustic Adventures maintains an active schedule of musical events. Rather than trying to keep up with their weekly announcements, here is a link to their website.

10th Planet, a recording facility, has its own site: http://www.10thplanet.com/

Fairbanks Sweet Adelines Rehearsals (11/1/2009 - 12/1/2010) Fairbanks Sweet Adelines Rehearsals every Thursday night, 6:30 - 9:30 PM at the United Community Presbyterian Church, 3510 College Rd., Fairbanks, across from Gulliver's Books.  Enjoy four-part cappella harmony in the unique Barbershop Style.  We are always recruiting new members, and we welcome all women who enjoy singing to come and try out.   Phone: (907) 479-3624, Myrna McGhie, mlee2001@gci.net

FFairbanks Community Band All rehearsals are 7-9 pm in the Old Train Depot (adjacent to the News-Miner building), across Phillips Field Rd from the (closed but prominent) Ace Hardware/OK Lumber building. The jazz band meets Wednesdays. The jazz band leader is Brian Cade. The concert band meets Thursdays. The director is Wendy Ward. Assistant director is Jim Fisher. They have our own listing of events on their website. For more information visit their web site at http://www.communityband.org .

The Greatland Sounds Chapter of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A.,   a men's barbershop chorus, meets every Tuesday evening at 7 at the Church of Christ Northern Lights, 645 11th Ave. All men who enjoy singing are welcome to participate. (This announcement last updated by them in 2004.)

Concerts in the Plaza Live music on Golden Heart Plaza on First Avenue, weather permitting. Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m., Fridays noon to 1 p.m. Free. 456-1984

Golden Heart Revue at Palace Theatre & Saloon, Alaskaland. Shows daily at 8:15 p.m. through 9/14. Reservations: (907) 456-5960.

Northern Lights Council of Dancers represents square, round and folk dancers in the interior. Our link leads to their very active dance calendar. Many of their member clubs dance at the Farthest North Square and Round Dance Center, located in Pioneer Park. They have their own calendar. The following clubs dance there:

bullet Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks
bulletContra Borealis Dancers
bulletFairbanks English Country Dancers
bullet Golden Heart Round Dancers
bullet Prospector Squares
bullet Santa's Square & Round Dance Club
bullet Tundra Caravan
bullet Dance Revolution – Hip Hop
bullet Zumba

Santa Square Dancers dance the 2nd and 4th Saturday from 7:30-9:30 PM year rouind. Come join us at the Farthest North Square Dance Hall in Pioneer Park. Mainstream with caller Dave Smith. Dances are $8.00 Adults. (907) 455-7046  Roger & Kandie Christian.

Prospector Squares (e-mail) Dance every Tuesday Night from 7:30-9:30 PM. Come join us at the Farthest North Square Dance Hall in Pioneer Park.  Plus Dance with Rounds by Caller/Cuer Bill Mudd.  Dances are $7.00 Adults / $5.00 Students & Young Adults. (907) 479-4522

Contra Borealis Dancers  Check their website (above) for complete dance schedule. Dances are $6 non-members / $5 members - $3 student non-members and $2 student members. Dance instruction is provided, and beginners are welcome. Times are usually 8 p.m. to midnight. Special events TBA, kids under 13 are free, if they behave themselves. (907) 457-8957.

University of Alaska Good Time Swing Dance Club. Every Saturday night, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, swing and ballroom dancing at the Silver Spur nightclub. No cover charge until 8:30 pm. Must be 21 or older. More info, fnkmb1@uaf.edu

Earl Hughes performs music for listening and dancing, featuring guitar, fiddle, and pedal steel guitar, seven nights a week on the new Pike's Waterfront Lodge enclosed deck, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. $10 admission.

Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks has recently moved to their own domain. Check out their website for the latest on ballroom dancing in Fairbanks.

Theresa Bauer, the "Chatanika Nightingale," sings and plays guitar and keyboard for listening and dancing year-round every Sunday afternoon at the Chatanika Lodge, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. No cover charge.

Nenana River Daze, 6/6,7/09) held in Nenana, (about 60 miles from Fairbanks, take the Parks Highway). Features riverbank events (contests, food, arts & crafts, and a parade.). Kick off party is usually 6pm -12 Midnight. Carnival and parade at noon Saturday. Lots of activities for the whole family. 

Photosymphony (6/12/09) 8 p.m. This is a slide show of aurora photos set to music, $10 adults, $5 children 3-12. Presented by local photographer LeRoy Zimmerman of Ester, in the Lacey Street Theatre on 2nd Avenue. http://www.photosymphony.com This is an ongoing show, but his website is being redone, and does not give dates. You may try reaching him at 479-8097 for more information.

Annual Fairbanks Summer Folk Fest (6/13/09) . Noon to 11 p.m. Music from a variety of Alaska musicians., more than 30 bands, vendors, and a square dance at 10 p.m. Pioneer Park. Enjoy an entire day of entertainment in a comfortable, family setting. Free. http://www.fairbanksfolkfest.org.

Chatanika Music Festival.  (TBA- sorry, we have been unable to get the 2012 date!). This largest of any interior music event features 20 to 30 bands at Chatanika Gold Camp, Mile 27.5 Steese Highway.  Included are food & beverage vendors, cabins & campsites available. (907) 389-2414.

Chickenstock Bluegrass Festival (6/12, 13/09) 7 p.m. Friday, noon Saturday in Chicken, Alaska. Features homegrown music and unexpected twists in the remote, historic gold mining camp of chicken, about 5 hours from Fairbanks on the Taylor Highway. Tickets in advance ($20) at Gulliver's Books, Grass Roots Guitar, and http://www.chickenstockmusicfestival.com. $23 for a weekend pass, $6 Friday and $20 Saturday tickets are available at the gate.

Photosymphony (6/18/09) 8 p.m. This is a slide show of aurora photos set to music, $10 adults, $5 children 3-12. Presented by local photographer LeRoy Zimmerman of Ester, in the Lacey Street Theatre on 2nd Avenue. http://www.photosymphony.com This is an ongoing show, but his website is being redone, and does not give dates. You may try reaching him at 479-8097 for more information.

Midnight Sun Festival-(6/21/09). Celebrating the longest day of the year with music, shopping, crafts, special entertainment, and a downtown street fair. Many stores stay open until midnight. Organizers claim an estimated 20,000 participated in 1997. We find that hard to swallow, but it is still a big event and worth joining in. Sponsored by the Downtown Association/Main Street. http://downtownfairbanks.com for more details. (907) 452-8671

Russian Garden Tea Party (6/24/12) Annual fundraiser for the Georgeson Botanical Garden. This year's theme is Russian. Lots of events rolled into one, including a well stocked Silent Auction! Costumes are encouraged but not required. Tea in the garden, games, refreshments, demonstrations, arts & crafts, music. Tickets are available at the GBG, Sipping Streams, and Gullivers. Adults are $35 and a commemorative teacup can be purchased separately. Children's tickets are $10. Funds raised go to help support the Georgeson Botanical Garden. With or without costumes, this is your chance to enjoy the Garden at its height, while helping make the garden even better!

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