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MUSICGreg Mass plays rockin’ rhythms and homegrown harmonies at Buffalo Valley, at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24. No cover.Ralph Dinosaur and the Fabulous Volcanos will play the patio party starting at 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25, at the New Castle Superbowl.The Bookcliffs Council on the Arts and Humanities will host the “thinking man’s bluegrass band,” the Waybacks at 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25, at Sunrise Arts Garden, 955 County Road 293, Rifle. Admission is $12 for adults; $8 for kids age 4 to 12; children 3 years old and younger get in free. For details call Bill Morrow at 625-1889 or Jack Green at 618-0911.Cabaret and Karaoke Night is from 7 to 11 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center featuring Karaoke Crush. Admission is $10 per person. For details call 285-9480. Reckless Abandon plays O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle from 9:30 to 1:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24. Classy Karaoke is every Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.County Line plays country western at the Winchester Night Club in Rifle from 9 p.m. to closing Friday, Aug. 23, and Saturday, Aug. 24. Karaoke starts at 7 p.m. every Thursday. Call 625-0380 for details.Louie and the Lizards will play at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6 & 24, west Glenwood Springs. Karaoke Crush begins at 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 945-6613 for details.

EVENTSHelp Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers finish the new Bobcat Trail connecting Rifle Falls State Park and the Rifle Fish Hatchery from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. Bring waders and work gloves. To volunteer or for details call 927-8241.A meditation seminar on inner light and sound as taught by Sant Thakar Singh will be offered in Glenwood Springs at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, in the Glenwood Springs library, 413 Ninth Street.The seminar will cover an overview of Thakar Singh’s life and a practical sitting on the meditation. Also included will be Indian classical music and a video of Thakar Singh in India. The seminar is free and open to the public. For details call 888-297-1715.LIFT-UP will hold a benefit Moonride on the Glenwood Canyon bike path, an evening event for the entire family on Saturday, Aug. 24. The Moonride will include music by the Fryingpan Bluegrass Band and a barbecue by Smokin’ Willies. Registration is $25 per person or $65 per family. For details call LIFT-UP at 945-2005.The 13th annual Silt Ambulance pig roast dinner and auction will be held beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in Silt’s Veterans Memorial Park. Silver Nickel Auction will present donated items for bid at the park beginning at 1 p.m. The famous pit-roasted pork dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Music will be provided by KISS Country. The evening will once again be highlighted by the infamous pig-calling contest. Cost for the meal is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, and $3 for kids under twelve. All proceeds from the nonprofit fundraiser will go towards the purchase of badly needed emergency equipment and training for Silt Ambulance For information can contact Silt Ambulance at 876-0510 or Korine at 625-0885.

MOVIESSprings Theatre: Aug. 23-29: “XXX” (PG-13), at 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Aug. 23-29: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Aug. 23-29: “Signs” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:10, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Blue Crush” (PG-13) 12:35, 2:50, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.; “Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG-13) 1, 3:15, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:35 p.m.; “The Adventures of Pluto Nash” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:30, 4:30 and 6:45; “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (PG-13) 9:35; “Simone” (R) 12:40, 3:20, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Blood Work” (R), 9 p.m.; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “XXX” (PG-13), 12:45, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Aug. 23-29: “Austin Powers, Goldmember” (PG-13) 2:40 and 4:50 p.m. daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; “Signs” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 2:45 and 5 p.m. daily matinees, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times. Rifle Creek Theater: Aug. 23-29: “Signs” (PG-13), 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.


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