A&E At a Glance
The Hudson Reed Ensemble performs scenes from Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, in Carbondale’s Sopris Park. The presentation is part of a series of Shakespeare readings by the Aspen-based theater group that opened in Aspen last week. The one-hour free performance will also play Wednesday, Aug. 22 and Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Galena Performance Plaza behind the Pitkin County Library in Aspen. The Hudson Reed Ensemble normally performs in Aspen, but decided to bring the show down to Carbondale for an evening. For more information about the performances, call 300-4788.Pooh’s worldThunder River Theatre Company presents another in its series of free Literary Nights. This one is fun for the whole family and celebrates A.A. Milne and “The World of Pooh” at 7 p.m. Sunday at TRTC’s Thunder River Theatre in Carbondale. Call 963-8200 or visit http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com for more information.Festival anticipationArtists interested in entering the Glenwood Springs 2007 Fall Art Festival who were not sent a registration form may pick one up at the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association; the Artist Mercantile; the Main Street Gallery; other chambers, art stores and galleries throughout the valley; by mail at P.O. Box 64, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602; by calling Portia Griefenberg, 945-0393; or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The form and payment are due no later than Thursday, Aug. 23. No late registration will be accepted.Bow wow wowVying for more than $20,000, 120 top international dog/handler teams confront the world’s feistiest sheep at the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials Sept. 5-9 in Meeker. A craft fair, spinning/weaving demos, Lepard’s Team Ghost Riders, barbecues and more will entertain the family. Free horse shuttle from downtown. Tickets at the gate. No pets, please. For details, visit http://www.meekersheepdog.com or call (970) 878-0800.
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