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Weekend Picks

Springs Theatre: June 11-17: “The Chronicles of Riddick” (PG-13) 7 and 9:15 p.m. daily, and 1 and 3:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 945-4000 to verify showtimes.

Crystal Theatre: June 11-17, “Troy,” 7:30 p.m. Call 963-0633. to verify showtimes.

Movieland: June 11-17: “The Stepford Wives” (PG-13) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m. daily; “The Chronicles of Riddick” (PG-13) 12:45, 3:30, 6:30 and 9:20 p.m. daily; “Garfield” (PG) 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7 and 9 p.m. daily “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” (PG) 12:15, 12:45, 3:15, 3:45, 6:20, 6:40, 9:15 and 9:30 p.m. daily; “The Day After Tomorrow” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:15, 6:30 and 9:15 p.m. daily; “Shrek 2” (PG) 12:35, 2:45, 6:30, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m. daily. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify showtimes.

Rifle Creek Theatre: June 11-17: “Van Helsing” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. today; 3, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday; 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday; and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Call 625-2323 to verify showtimes.

Johnny O Band, 9 p.m. Friday, Miner’s Claim Restaurant, Silt. Information: 876-5372.

Jumping John, DJ, 9 p.m. every Friday, Brickyard Square, Rifle. Information: 625-3139.

Last Call, 6-10 p.m. Friday, New Castle Superbowl.

Pete Wernick, “Mr. Banjo,” and “The Live Five,” 7 p.m. Friday, Battlement Mesa Activity Center, $10 adults and $5 students. Information: 285-9480.

Biscuit Burners, “fiery mountain music,” Saturday, Steve’s Guitars, Carbondale.

Crossroads, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, O’Leary’s, Rifle. Classy Karaoke, 9 p.m. every Sunday and Wednesday.

Jeannie Walla with Tom Fox and Jonathan Balou, 9 p.m. Friday, phat thai restaurant, 343 Main St., Carbondale.

The Strays, 9 p.m. Friday, Rivers Restaurant, Glenwood Springs.

The Bottom Feeders, 9 p.m. to close Friday, the Canyon Club, New Castle.

The Frontier Historical Society and Museum will host a front porch talk from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, revolving around the history of Strawberry Days. The Society’s front porch talks are designed to allow community members to share stories in an informal, relaxed setting. Longtime Glenwood residents and former residents are invited to share their memories of Strawberry Days past. Please bring any memorabilia or photos you may have to show. Everyone is invited to attend and the event is free and open to the public. KaleidoScoops will provide ice cream to be served. For more information, please call 945-4448.

This summer, phat thai restaurant will feature PHAT Jazz every Friday. The restaurant is located in Carbondale’s historic Old Town at 343 Main St. The lineup for 9 p.m. Friday, June 11, is Jeannie Walla with Tim Fox and Jonathan Balou. Mark Fisher, chef/owner, will offer the full menu in the bar, and the kitchen will stay open late on Fridays for PHAT Jazz. The foundation of phat thai’s menu is traditional Thai cooking, and the menu is keenly divided into snacks, small plates and bowls, large plates and bowls, and noodles. Menu prices for dishes range from $4-$18.

The Taste of Carbondale is from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday. Twelve restaurants will serve the best they have to offer in a buffet-style tasting at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School barn. Rodeo Cool will play a western barn dance from 8:30 to 10:30. Tickets for the taste are $40 for Carbondale Chamber Resort Association members and $50 for nonmembers. Dance-only tickets are $15 for members, $20 nonmembers. Tickets may be purchased at Sounds Easy Video of the chamber office. Information: 963-1890.

Roaring Fork Valley residents have only a few more days to purchase their discounted pass for the Aspen Music Festival and School this summer. The Local’s Pass offers access to six concerts and four rehearsals or master classes. That’s 10 events for only $11 per event ($110). Roaring Fork Valley residents can buy a pass by appearing in person and presenting a valid local driver’s license at the Gondola Building Box Office. The last day for purchase is Monday, June 14.

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