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Springs Theatre: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “XXX” (PG-13) 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Aug. 3-Sept. 5: “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.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG-13) 1, 3:15, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:35 p.m.; “Feardotcom” (R) 12:50, 3:45, 7:10 and 9:20 p.m.; “Simone” (PG-13) 12:40, 3:20, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Lilo & Stitch” (PG) 2:45 and 7:05 p.m.; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30 and 4:45 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. 30-Sept. 5: “Signs” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Fear Dot Com” (R) 2:40 and 4:50 daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:25 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. 30-Sept. 5: “XXX” (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.
The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts introduces the Choreography & Repertoire Project within its dance program to introduce serious and advanced dance students to a professional experience of the rehearsal and performance process. The course begins Saturday, Sept. 14, with auditions from noon till 2 p.m. The 32-week program meets Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $25 a month. Call the 945-2414 for more information.Become a purchase patron at the annual Glenwood Springs Fall Art Festival, Sept. 25 to 29. Each year the purchase patrons are the first to view the show and make their selections for purchase. The Art Guild will host an exclusive purchase patron evening Sept. 24 to meet the artists and feast on hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds from the festival support deserving high school graduates and help provide art materials to local schools. Patrons must purchase one piece of art for $50 or more. For more information call Kate Nielsen at 945-5204.
Pete Wernick and Live Five play bluegrass and jazz from 7-11 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and $5 for children. For details call 285-9480.Marty Martinez plays a free concert from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, in Centennial Park at 9th and Grand, Glenwood Springs, as part of the “September Nights on the Town” series.Lightning Strikes, a rock, blues and funk band, will play at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6&24, West Glenwood Springs. Saturday, Sept. 7, is D.J. night from 9 p.m. Karaoke begins at 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 945-6613 for details.The country band Last Call will play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6 and 7, at the Hideout in Parachute. No cover.Zarked plays rock and roll at O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 6, and Saturday, Sept. 7. Classy Karaoke is every Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.Strange will play at 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at Rivers Restaurant, 2525 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs.Charlie Simmons and Dale Will will perform Friday, Sept. 6, at Steve’s Guitars, 9 S. 4th, Carbondale. Doors open at 8 p.m., and the show starts at 8:30. Donations are requested. Call 963-3304 for details.
Parent and child play group at the Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork, 16543 Old Highway 82, Carbondale, for children ages 1 to 3 is from 9:30-11 a.m. It begins Sept. 13 and runs through Oct. 25. Cost is $115. For details call 963-1960.Thunder River Gymnastics will begin its fall classes Sept. 10. They are held at Basalt Elementary School on Tuesdays and Crystal River Elementary School in Carbondale on Wednesdays. Classes are for students from 3 to 15, beginner to advanced. Thunder River Gymnastics is operated by Cathy McNice, former C.U. gymnast, club coach and owner of the Tumble Bus. For more information, call 963-2462.
Ride the Roaring Fork Railroad on a rail “speeder” Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8. The two-hour trips from Glenwood Springs to Carbondale run at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. and start at O’Leary Park, west of Glenwood Springs High School football field. Suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for children. The rides are a fund-raiser for the Western Colorado Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. For more information, call 928-8721.The Gold Wing Road Riders of the District of Colorado will host its 13th annual motorcycle rally, Rocky Mountain Rendezvous, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, through Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. There will be poker rides, bike skill events, a bike show, light show, vendors and seminars. A free one-day pass will be given to Garfield, Pitkin and Eagle County residents. Colorado Wings Drill Team will perform at Kmart parking lot at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, free of charge. For more information please contact B. Harris at 945-0622.
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