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A&E at a Glance

The fifth annual Festival Las Américas returns to the Roaring Fork Valley from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Sopris Park in Carbondale. The event celebrates the richness of culture and traditions of the American continent. The Festival is organized by Club Rotario Roaring Fork and serves as a fundraiser for educational projects throughout the area. Club Rotario Roaring Fork is looking for nonprofit organizations, community groups and businesses interested in showcasing their services and products during the festivities. The day will include cultural, artistic and recreational activities for the whole family, plus a great variety of food styles representing flavors from the Chilean coast to the Rockies. Live entertainment will feature Mexican northern music, salsa music, and a full Mariachi band. Volunteers are also needed for a variety of tasks during the day. For more information, call Haidith or Patty at 945 2400.

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is hosting its 2007 Summer Theater Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, through Friday, Aug. 24, for kids ages 6 through 18. Aspiring young actors will create costumes, organize props and perform their hearts out. The five-day camp culminates in a one-act play performed for family and friends at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24. Call 945-2414 to register.

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