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A&E at a Glance

More than 300 volunteers are needed to present three days of arts and crafts, live music and family fun at the 36th annual Carbondale Mountain Fair July 27-29 in Sopris Park. Help keep the fair sustainable through the Green Team, or sell raffle tickets and T-shirts, set up, break down and all points in between. Receive a Mountain Fair T-shirt and raffle ticket for a New Belgium Cruiser Bike for every four hours volunteered. Call Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities at 963-1680 to volunteer. For more information, visit http://www.carbondalearts.com.

The Earthbeat Summer Music Camp is coming to New Castle from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 16-20 at Kathryn Senor Elementary School. Earthbeat has been in existence for 25 years in the Roaring Fork Valley. Participants are invited to sing at New Castle’s Burning Mountain Festival July 21. The camp’s regular price is reduced, and a registration form is available on the Earthbeat Choir Web site at http://www.earthbeatchoir.org, or by calling Darlene Harrison at 984-3338, and Brian at the New Castle Recreation Department at 984-3352.

The Roaring Fork Kennel Club hosts its annual AKC-approved all-breed dog show starting at 9 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday in the new Eagle County Fairgrounds pavilion. Approximately 1,000 dogs are entered each day. For more information, visit http://www.onofrio.com/jp/ROAR1JP.pdf.

Aug. 6-18, master teacher David Taylor leads a two-week ballet intensive class for intermediate and advance level dancers, a pas de deux class and a daily dance history class. In addition, GDA dance instructors offer classes in pointe, modern, jazz/hip hop, salsa, ballroom and makeup-hair-costume. Taylor has been involved in the Denver dance community for 37 years. As both a teacher and choreographer, he has created more than 100 original works and is the founder of the David Taylor Dance Theatre. He is an adjunct faculty member with the Colorado State University’s Dance Department, where he teaches dance history. Cost for the two-week intensive is $500 (GDA students receive a 20 percent discount). Accredited dance instructors who wish to attend will also be provided a special rate. Class sizes are limited, and tuition must be paid by July 23. For more information, call 945-2717 or visit http://www.glenwooddanceacademy.com.

Valley View Hospital Holistic Harmony’s second anniversary fundraiser takes place from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 26, offering a night of music in the VVH lobby. Valley musicians play to benefit the hospital’s Holistic Harmony Music Program, developed to meet the emotional, mental, spiritual and aesthetic needs of patients, families and staff. Tickets include a VVH-catered hors d’oeuvres reception, featuring carved beef, shrimp and a made-to-order pasta station. Tickets can be purchased at Glenwood Music, VVH Gift Shop or at the door. For more information, call Lesa at 309-1701 or Dee at 384-6651.

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