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Glenwood Springs High School presents Les Miserables Friday in the auditorium. Tickets: $10 for adults; $8 for 12- 18-year-olds; $6 for seniors, children 11 and younger, and students with school identification. Information: 384-6000.Lesly Adams teaches dance classes at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Registration: 384-6301. Friday: beginning country western, 7-8 p.m.; beginning nightclub two-step, 8-9 p.m.; and intermediate West Coast swing, 9-10 p.m.Aspen and Glenwood Springs Choral Society presents its spring concert featuring Mozarts Requiem at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Harris Concert Hall, Aspen. Tickets are $20 and available at the Wheeler Box Office, 920-5770.Author McKay Jenkins will read from his book on the 10th Mountain Division as part of the Aspen Writers Foundations Winter Words series. The event takes place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Paepcke Auditorium, Aspen. Tickets are $20 at the Wheeler Box Office, 920-5770.Easter egg hunts for kids from 2-5 years and 6-10 years old, 11 a.m. Sunday with 1,000 eggs waiting to be found at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Five special golden eggs contain an annual pass. Annual pass members ride the Iron Mountain Tramway for free.The Easter Bunny will be at the Glenwood Springs Mall from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.Saving the Roan campaign will present a short film and action session on how a coalition of organizations, citizens, and towns are fighting to protect the Roan Plateau and how to get involved. The event takes place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the meeting room of the Burning Mountain Fire Protection District Firehouse, 611 Main St., Silt. Call Gregg Cassarini, Colorado Environmental Coalition West Slope field organizer, at 243-0002.The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is registering students for a variety of art and dance instruction including jazz, ballet, tap or even belly dancing. Play in the mud with a wheel throwing class, or join the Pottery Party each week. Art classes include drawing, oil painting, watercolor and mixed media. Try a tribal design class or learn to sculpt marble in the stone studio. Information: 945-2414.Registration is open for Aspen Art Museum workshops. Create stained-glass suncatchers, paint furniture, or mosaic a mirror in the open-studio workshop 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays; Art for Seniors 12:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays at the Pitkin County Senior Center; or encaustic painting 17 p.m. April 6; Spring into Art Camp for grades 1-4, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 28April 1. Information: http://www.aspenartmuseum.org or 920-2623.The Gym of Basalt offers a free breakdancing class for teens, 6-8 p.m. Saturdays, 0082 Duroux Lane. Participants can stay afterward for an hour or two to dance and socialize. Information: 927-3287.

Sector 7G, jazz, funk, groove, rock, Snowmass Big Air Friday, 3 p.m., Snowmass Ticket Pavilion, and 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 15, and Saturday, April 16, the Black Nugget, CarbondaleHaden Gregg and Kelly Michel, 6 p.m. Friday, Two Rivers Cafe, Basalt. Information: 927-3348Frank Gayer Martin, songwriter and slide guitarist, Friday; Doors open at 8 p.m., and show starts at 8:30 p.m. Steves Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale. Information: 963-3304Country Fried, old-time country and roots music, 9 p.m. Friday, Ship of Fools, Carbondale, $5 cover. Information: 963-3606Krossroadz, rock n roll, 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, OLearys, Rifle. Classy Karaoke, 9 p.m. every Wednesday, Thursday and SundayScooze, 9:30 p.m., Friday, Stubbies, Basalt. Information: 927-0501Rock with the Strays, 9 p.m. Friday, Rivers Restaurant. No cover. Information: 928-8813The Hideout, Rick Jones, and Melody Hartman, 7 p.m. Saturday, live at the Dish, 1817 Medicine Bow Court, Silt, and on 95.5 the River, 7 p.m. Saturday. Information: 876-0583Rated R: For Romantics Only CD release party for Tony Messina, jazz pop, 8 p.m Sunday, Colony in Aspen, 307 S. Mill St.Taj Mahal, contemporary blues trio, with opening act Arthur Pardue, 8 p.m. Monday, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen. Reserved seating: $40 at the Wheeler Box Office, 920-5770 or at http://www.wheeleroperahouse.comSoulFeel, funky roots rock with a twist of Delta blues, aprs ski show Tuesday, Iguanas, AspenYou Betray Me, four-piece heavy metal band, 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: 925-6020Melody Hartman, folk, blues and standards, 7 p.m. Saturday, live at the Dish, Silt, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays at Creekbend Bistro & Cafe, Rifle. Information: 625-3131

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