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Weekly Picks

Chuck Pyle, doors at 8 p.m., show at 8:30 Friday, Steves Guitars, Carbondale; $10. Information: 963-3304Haden Gregg with Thelma & Louise, 6 p.m. Friday, Two Rivers Cafe, BasaltSmooth sounds of Marty Martinez and friends, 9 p.m. Friday, Rivers Restaurant, Glenwood Springs. No cover. Information: 928-8813The Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association presents the Budapest Clarinet Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Friday, St. Stephens Catholic Church. Information: 945-5384 or 945-8722An Evening with Sam Bush, bluegrass and country, 8 p.m. Friday, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen. Tickets: $30,www.wheeleroperahouse.com or 920-5770Billy and the Rattlers, rock n roll, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, OLearys, Rifle. Classy Karaoke, 9 p.m. every Wednesday, Thursday and SundayFrame of Mind, upbeat, fresh, hip rock band from Idaho, aprs-ski, 4-7 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close, Blue Door, Snowmass VillageMelody Hartman, folk, blues and standards, live at the Dish, 1817 Medicine Bow Court, Silt, and on 95.5 the River, 7 p.m. Saturday, 876-0583, and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays at Creekbend Bistro & Cafe, Rifle, 625-3131Wendy Woo and Woo Crew, rock and blues, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Buffalo Valley, advance tickets $15, or $17 day of show. Information: 945-5297 Obyjuam, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-10 p.m. Wednesday, Glenwood Musics Wednesday Night Live, 928-8628Saxophonist-flutist Bryan Savage, smooth jazz, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Ricks Steakhouse, BasaltPiano with Walt Smith and friends, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Sopris Restaurant, Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-7771Doc Eason, Wednesday nights, Ricks Steakhouse, Midland Avenue, BasaltAll That Karaoke with DJ Lisa, 9 p.m. Wednesdays, the Hideout, ParachuteGrover Duffield and friends, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Grill at the Redstone Inn. Information: 963-2526Big Daddy Lee & the Kingbees, eclectic and electric blues, 10:30 p.m. Fridays, Jimmys an American Restaurant and Bar, Aspen. Information: 925-6020

Snowmass Village: Wild at Heart reception and booksigning, 6 p.m. Friday, Schermer Meeting Hall at Anderson Ranch, Snowmass. Information: Allison Johnson at 704-9988. Potter Donna Gillis, from Japan, slide lecture, 7 p.m. (potluck at 6:30 p.m.) Friday, Carbondale Clay Center. Information: 963-2529.Thunder River Theatre Company presents The Imaginary Invalid, 7:30 p.m. (except 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, show), Friday through Sunday and Thursday through Saturday, March 3-5, Colorado Rocky Mountain School Barn, Carbondale. Cost: $20 for adults, $15 for students Friday through Saturday; and $18 for adults and $13 for students Thursday and Sunday. Tickets: http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com or Sounds Easy Video. Information: 309-5398.Symphony in the Valley presents The Symphony Swing, a benefit dinner-dance fund-raising event, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Hotel Colorado, and a swing-era concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Roaring Fork High School. Information or tickets: 947-1389.The Aspen Writers Foundation and the Aspen Art Museum co-present a womens writing workshop with Sheri Gaynor, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, education studio in the Red Brick Center for the Arts. Tuition: $60 for members and $70 for nonmembers, plus a $25 materials fee. Information: 925-8050.Auditions for The Laramie Project, a play with mature dialogue based on Mathew Shepards murder and the effect on the people of Laramie, Wyo., 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, the New Space Theatre, Colorado Mountain College-Spring Valley. Four men and four women of various ages are needed to portray more than 65 characters. Information: Thomas Cochran at 947-8252. The Gym of Basalt breakdancing class for teens, 6-8 p.m. Saturdays, 0082 Duroux Lane. $5 per person. Information: 927-3287.Lesly Adams teaches dance classes Friday nights in February at the Glenwood Springs Community Center: beginning rumba 7-8 p.m.; intermediate salsa 8-9 p.m.; and intermediate West Coast swing, 9-10 p.m. Classes are open to adults 18 and older. Each four-week dance session is $24 per Glenwood Springs resident, $30 per nonresident, $43 per resident couple, $48 per nonresident couple. Drop-in rates: $7 per resident, $8 per nonresident. Registration: 384-6301.The Glenwood Springs Community contra dance will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the Masonic Lodge (corner of Ninth and Colorado Avenue in Glenwood Springs). Dances include circles, contras, squares, waltzes and other couples dances. No experience or partners are necessary. A caller teaches dances, the Last Minute String Band and friends provide the music. $7. Information: Don at 945-0350.The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is open for registration for its winter-spring session. Register for jazz, ballet, tap or even belly dancing. Play in the mud with a wheel-throwing class, or join the Pottery Party each week. The art classes offer drawing, oil painting, watercolor and mixed media options. Try a tribal design class or learn to sculpt marble in the stone studio. Information: 945-2414.Weekly East Coast swing dance classes with Tom and Susan, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Gypsum at the Pastime Bar & Grill, 0439 Railroad Ave. (from I-70, take Exit 140 into Gypsum, turn right just beyond the old railroad underpass). Cost: $8 per dancer, $15 per couple. Information: Susan, 949-6577 or Tom, 479-1057.

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