At a Glance
Laurie Loebs Rhythms of the Heart presents a beginning and intermediate frame drumming workshop from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday at the Pyramid Peaks Center, 65 N. 4th St., Suite 3, in Carbondale. No experience needed. Workshop fee is $35, including use of a frame drum if needed. Preregistration is greatly appreciated, and for drum reservation is absolutely required. For more info and to register, call Laurie at 963-2798.
Sopris Elementary School fourth-graders are hosting a spaghetti fundraiser dinner and musical from 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5. After dinner, enjoy the musical Go West, a play about the great exploration of the West.The spaghetti dinner will be served in the Sopris Elementary cafeteria and the musical will take place in the gymnasium. For additional information, contact Rachael Carcaterra at 384-5434.
If you love to sing and have always wanted to be in a choir, the Sounds of Praise! may be the choir for you. Everyones welcome, from teenagers to adults. The choir meets from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday nights beginning Feb. 7 at Mountain View Church in Glenwood Springs.The choir needs singers, instrumentalists, monetary donations and places to sing.For more information, call Laura Porterfield at 945-0818.
Learn about volunteer opportunities with the Roaring Fork Sierra Club Group from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Comfort Inn & Suites meeting room in Carbondale. Snacks and drinks will be served.For additional information, call Bob Millette at 947-9613.
Fourteen feature and short films showcasing diverse landscapes, adventures, viewpoints, and cultures representing filmmakers from seven countries will be screened at MountainFilm on Tour at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, and Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School Barn in Carbondale. The two programs each feature entirely different slates of films. MountainFilm on Tour is one of CRMSs biggest annual fundraisers, benefiting its distinctive curricular programs. Tickets can be obtained at Sounds Easy, Glenwood Music, and at CRMS. Programs are available at these locations and http://www.crms.org.Tickets also available at door, but frequently sell out in advance.CRMS is located at 1493 County Road 106, one mile west of the Highway 133 traffic light. For more information, contact Jeremy Simon at CRMS at 963-2562.
Nourish yourself with Louisiana favorites and help Colorado Rocky Mountain School seniors rebuild the Gulf Coast at Fat Friday, a Feb. 8 dinner at CRMS. The benefit Cajun dinner will raise money for a Class of 2008 post-Katrina relief effort. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children under 12, (advance purchase strongly encouraged) at Sounds Easy, Glenwood Music, or CRMS. Please arrive for dinner between 5:30 and 6 p.m.
Starting Sunday, Feb. 10, rehearsals will start for the spring Aspen/Glenwood Springs Choral Society Concert. Music director Ray Adams has selected a set of choral pieces, which he is calling From Bach to Barber. Rehearsals will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sundays at the Aspen Community Church, 200 E. Bleeker St., and from 6-8 p.m. Mondays at the United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs.There is no audition required. All interested singers are welcome to attend and join the fun that is live performing.Please call Ray Adams at 925-3685 for additional information.
Applications are now available for artists and food vendors wanting to participate in the 37th Annual Mountain Fair, to be held July 25-27. The Mountain Fair is a juried art show and seeks to find original and unique art. All mediums are accepted as long as the works are created by the artist. The deadline to apply for a booth is Feb. 28. Applications are available at http://www.carbondalearts.com or by calling 963-1680.Proceeds from the fair benefit the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities, which provides year-round arts programming.
Bob Lawton is a man of many talents and travels. On Sunday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Church at Redstone, Lawton will present photos of his two-month journey in China and Central Asia during the summer of 2005. Lawtons philosophy is that solo traveling as opposed to an organized tour allows him to experience the true flavor and culture of a country.All presentations are free and open to the public. More information: Sue McEvoy, at 704-1843.
The Rocky Mountain Student Filmfest is announcing its ninth annual call for entries. Submit films by Wednesday, April 2.For entry forms and more information, visit http://www.studentfilmfest.org or call 384-384-5963.
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