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Springs Theatre: March 28-April 3: “Dreamcatcher” (R), 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. nightly, 1:00 and 3:30 p.m. weekend matinees, 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: March 28-April 3: “Rabbit-Proof Fence” (PG), 8 p.m. nightly; Showing three days only, March 28-30: “The Hours” (PG-13), 5:30 p.m.; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: March 28-April 3: “Head Of State” (PG-13) 12:30, 2:40, 4:45, 7:00 and 9:15 p.m.; “The Core” (PG-13) 1:00, 3:45, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m.; “Basic” (R) 12:45, 3:00, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “A View From the Top” (PG-13) 12:30, 2:45, 4:45, 7:10 and 9:10 p.m.; “Dreamcatcher” (R) 12:15, 3:15, 6:30, 9:25 p.m.; “Piglet’s Big Movie” (G) 12:35, 2:30, 4:30, 7:00 p.m.; “Agent Cody Banks” (PG) 8:45 p.m.; “Bringing Down the House” (PG-13) 12:20, 2:45, 5:00, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: March 28-April 3: “The Core” (PG-13) 1:00 and 4:00 weekend matinees; 7:00 and 9:50 p.m. nightly; “Basic” (R) 1:30 and 4:15 matinees, 7:15 and 9:40 p.m. nightly; “Bringing Down the House” (PG-13) 2 and 4:30 matinees, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: March 28-April 3: “Bringing Down the House” (PG-13) 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3:00 p.m. Sunday matinee; 7:00 p.m. only Sunday through Thursday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.

Friday, open mike night from 8 p.m. to close; Carribbean night with salsa lessons and D.J., 8 p.m. Saturdays at the Short Stop in El Jebel, with free drinks for ladies from 8:30-10:30 p.m., D.J. dancing from 9 p.m. to close. Workin’ Man’s Blues with Big Daddy Lee and the Kingbees every Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at the Black Nugget Saloon, 4th and Main, Carbondale. For information call 963-4498.Shawn O’Neil, Kory Krahl and Ben Gardner play at Carbondale Folk Music Center, 19 S. 4th, Carbondale, at 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 28. Howard Berkman plays Saturday, March 29. Doors open at 8. $10 donation. Call 963-3304 for details.Stir Fried plays at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, at the Feral Book Cafe, 723 Cooper, Glenwood Springs. $10 at the door, or in advance at Sounds Easy in Carbondale. Call 928-8744 for information.Enjoy live jazz with Walt Smith & Friends 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Sopris Restaurant, south of Glenwood Springs at 7215 Hwy. 82. Call 945-7771 for details.The Rock Dogs will play at 9 p.m. Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29, at O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle. Classy karaoke is Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.DJ and Karaoke at 9 p.m. Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29, at the Winchester Night Club in Rifle. Karaoke starts at 7 p.m. every Thursday. Call 625-0380 for details. Johnny O is back at the Sports Corner in Rifle on Fri., March 28 and Sat., March 29. No cover.

Oil painter David Cook will demonstrate landscape painting using the “easy fours,” four shapes in four shades, using four colors, one brush and a few paper towels.The clinic is set for 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, at OZ, 331 W. Main, New Castle.The Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association will sell memberships to attend the five concerts in the 2003-04 season at its final concert of the season, “Orange Kellin’s New Orleans Blue Serenaders,” set for 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1 at Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium. Admission free with subscription purchase for next season.Thunder River Theatre Co.’s “WIT,” a play about dying that is filled with humor and hope, opens this weekend and runs March 28-30 and April 2-5 in the Open Space of the Carbondale Community School on Dolores Way in Carbondale. Showtime is 7:30 on Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for students; for CCAH members, $13 for adults, $6 for students.Sunlight Mountain Resort will celebrate its annual Bighorn Toyota Spring Thing Saturday, March 29, featuring the Cardboard Box Derby, mountain bike race, snowboard competitions, fun races, live music and prizes. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Call 945-7491 for information.David Barsamian, host of Alternative Radio and media analyst will talk on Keeping Hope Alive in Time of War at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Aspen Community Church, 200 E. Bleeker., and at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 31, at the Feral Cafe, 723 Cooper St., in Glenwood Springs. $10 donation is suggested. For information, call Steve Campbell at 945-1030.MountainEstates.com will host a Glenwood Springs Chamber Business after Hours mixer from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, March 28. The mixer will be held at the new MountainEstates.com office at 716 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. The Redstone Community Association’s Winter Series, 7 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at the Redstone Inn. Oscar McCollum Jr., author and historian, will present slides on the early history of Marble and the upper Crystal River valley. Due to warm weather conditions the Glenwood Springs ice rink schedule is on a hot line number, 384-6340. The hot line updated at 9 a.m. daily.Tool making class from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and 30, at the Carbondale Clay Center. $100. Create custom tools to give your clay-work a personal touch. All materials will be provided. Call 963-CLAY.

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