A&E at a glance
The Friends of the Gordon Cooper Library in Carbondale hosts the annual fall book sale during library hours. The sale continues through the weekend and the following week. For more information and hours, call the library at 963-2889.
The Redstone Community Association begins its 2006-2007 Winter Series program at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Redstone Church. The movie, “Once Upon a Horse,” will be shown. This recently completed film, produced by local western artist and author Anita Witt, contains interviews with some of the last of the old-time cowboys in the Roaring Fork Valley. It debuted in the valley this fall to sold-out audiences. For more information, call 963-1372.
Thunder River Theatre Company is presenting the first of many free Literary Nights to be performed over the year as part of its 2006-2007 season. For the first of the series, TRTC actors will read from several Franz Kafka stories and sharing biographical and historical facts about Kafka, a European literary giant, who wrote “Metamorphosis,” “Josephine the Folksinger,” “The Trial,” and more. Kafka’s writings exist today despite his instructions that his writings be destroyed upon his death from tuberculosis in 1924. The first Literary Night takes place at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at the TRTC Theater, 67 Promenade, Carbondale. Visit http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com or call 963-8200 for more information.
St. Vincent’s is hosting its fifth annual Christmas Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in Basalt, and is looking for vendors who wish to showcase their holiday wares. Vendors must make reservations before Nov. 8. For further information, call Rosie McSwain at 927-2208.
The Glenwood Springs Library and Through The Looking Glass bookstore present Vaughn Hadenfeldt’s program “Seeking the Anasazi” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the library at 413 Ninth Street. Locals may remember Hadenfeldt from his years in Glenwood Springs as the founder and owner of Summit Canyon Mountaineering. Hadenfeldt has spent more than 20 years guiding amidst the archaeological treasures of southeastern Utah, beginning with the start of the Glenwood Chapter of the Colorado Mountain Club and continuing with his establishment of Far Out Expeditions in Bluff, Utah. He shares his passion for rock art and the cultural history of the region with people from around the world, and has been featured in magazine articles, television, and books. During the program, Hadenfeldt will share his experiences as the guide of the Comb Ridge expedition, which is detailed in the book “Sandstone Spine.” The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 945-5958 or 945-5931.
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