GSHS takes a stab
at merry Sherwood Forest
Tickets are on sale for the Glenwood Springs High School Drama Group’s upcoming production of “Legend of Robin Hood … Sort of,” a comedy spoof about England’s most famous bandit.
It’s a little-known fact that the Hood was a bit of a klutz. As a child he practiced with a bow and violin, rather than a bow and arrow, and he fought the injustices laid upon the kingdom by greedy King John with a band of merry women, also known as the Minute Maids. Even Deputy Fife plays a part in this uproarious adaptation.
There’s much more, but it can only be experienced at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, at the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for seniors, students and children, and available at the Mountain Peddler, 821 Grand Ave., at the school, and at the door prior to each performance. Early arrival is recommended. Refreshments will be served at intermission.
For details, call 384-5555.
Also at GSHS …
The 13th annual All Glenwood Kids Fine Art Celebration runs May 3-9, at Glenwood Springs High School.
The art show, featuring works by GSHS students as well as students from art classes in other Glenwood Springs art programs, is held in the main gym. The exhibit is open from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4; and from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, May 6-9.
Friday and Saturday’s hours coincide with the GSHS Drama Department’s spring performance (see above).
At 7 p.m. Monday, May 6, the High School Band, under the direction of Rob Merritt, performs in the auditorium.
At 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, the GSHS Choir, under the direction of Jeannie Miller, performs in the auditorium.
At 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, the Senior Showcase, featuring an array of talents by GSHS seniors, will be held in the auditorium.
For more information, call 384-5555.
Ian coming to Basalt
Grammy award winning musician Janis Ian will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, May 10, in the Basalt Middle School auditorium. Advanced tickets are $22 and available at Glenwood Music and Watersweeper and the Dwarf in Glenwood Springs, Sounds Easy in Carbondale, Harrelson Music in Rifle, the Basalt Bistro in Basalt, and the Great Divide music store in Aspen; or by calling 963-1303 ($1 surcharge plus a credit card fee); or $26 at the door.
Mother’s Day concerts set
Symphony in the Valley will present its Mother’s Day Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Aspen District Theater and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Glenwood Springs High School. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youths aged 3 to 18, and available at the door. For more information, call Marice Doll at 947-1389.
Glazier to salute
Pianist and narrator Richard Glazier will present “Salute to the Hollywood Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. Admission is by Community Concert Association ticket. Members may renew for next year’s concert season, and new members may attend as a bonus. Call 945-7149 or 945-8722 for details.
Go fly a kite
at Battlement Mesa
The “Touch a Truck and Fly a Kite” day of family fun will be presented from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. A hot dog lunch is available for $2.50. Call Fran at 970-285-9480 for details.
Cajun Clay Night May 19
Tickets are on sale now for the fourth annual Cajun Clay Night, to benefit the Carbondale Clay Center. The event happens from 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the center, 135 Main St.
Tickets sell out fast and are available only at the Clay Center.
A $38 ticket includes choice of a hand-crafted bowl filled with hearty gumbo, vegetarian red beans and rice, plus green salad, crusty bread, a silent and live auction of pottery from local artists and friends, dancing, and the famous Crocodillyicious cake. Cash bar for beer and wine, and specialty coffee.
Volunteers are needed and can qualify for discount and free admission.
For more information, to volunteer, or reserve tickets, call 963-CLAY (2529).
Drum circle May 10
A Carbondale Community Drum Circle will be held Friday, May 10, at the Carbondale Community School. The circle runs from 7:30-9:30 p.m., with a beginner’s lesson on the fundamentals of hand drumming technique, simple rhythmic patterns, and community drumming principles, at 6:30 p.m.
Instruments can be rented for $5, the cost of the beginner’s lesson is $5, and/or a $5 donation to participate in the circle. Those with their own instruments are encouraged to bring them. Call Laurie Loeb at 963-2798 for details.
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