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Springs Theatre: Sept. 27-Oct. 3: “The Banger Sisters” (R) Mon.-Thurs. at 7 and 9 p.m.; Friday at 8 and 9:30 p.m.; Saturday at 1, 3, 8 and 9:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 1, 8 and 9:30 p.m. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Sept. 30-Oct. 3: “The Fast Runner” 7 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times. Movieland: Sept. 27-Oct. 3: “The Banger Sisters” (R) 12:20, 2:45, 5:10, 7:25 and 9:30 p.m.; “Sweet Home Alabama” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:25, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “The Tuxedo” PG-13) 12:25, 2:50, 5, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.; “Four Feathers” (PG-13) 12:40, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:25 p.m.; “Ballistic: Ecks Vs. Sever” (R) 12:45, 3, 5, 7:10 and 9:20 p.m.; “Trapped” (R) 12:25, 3:20, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 1, 3:15, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:35 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Sept. 27-Oct. 3: “Tuxedo” (PG-13) 2:30 and 4:50 p.m. weekend matinees, 7:05 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; “Sweet Home Alabama” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 2 and 4:30 p.m. daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times. Rifle Creek Theater: Sept. 27-Oct. 3: “Sweet Home Alabama” (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.

Colorado Dramatists is accepting entries for the New Plays Forum to be held in February, 2003. All entries must be one-act plays, no longer than an hour in length; 10-minute plays are also accepted. Submission fee for each play is $5. Contestants must be members of Colorado Dramatists. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 31. Send scripts to: Colorado Dramatists New Plays Forum, P.O. Box 40516, Denver, CO 80204-0516 or call 303-675-6500 for more information.The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. 6th St., will continue its Borderlands exhibition through Nov. 4. The popular exhibit features works by Latino, Russian and Anglo artists, including a 43-piece collection on loan from the University of Colorado at Boulder professor George Rivera. Borderlands explores our geographical, cultural, spiritual and emotional borders. The show comes to Glenwood Springs via Khbarovsk, East Russia. Admission is is free. For information call 945-2414.

Enjoy live jazz with Walt Smith & Friends 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Sopris Restaurant, south of Glenwood Springs at 7215 Highway 82. Call 945-7771 for details.Internationally known African song and dance professor Nii Armah Sowah, from Ghana, will present African “Songs of Life” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Carbondale Community School. For the past 20 years Sowah has taught all over the world and is currently teaching at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He will also offer an African drumming workshop for intermediate and advanced drummers at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. For more information call the KIVA Group at 963-4826 or the Stepstone Center at 963-3483.



The Waldorf School in the Roaring Fork will hold its first school tour and observation morning at 8:25 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. The tour will begin in the first grade and spend time in each grade. For details and reservations, call 963-1960.The Pitkin County Library is sponsoring an essay contest for Roaring Fork Valley seventh-graders and high school sophomores. Prizes range from $100 to $500. The theme is “Life’s Values.” Entry forms are available at the Pitkin County Library and schools in the Roaring Fork Valley. Essays are due by Nov. 8. For more information, call the Pitkin County Library at 925-3935.

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association will host an Issues and Answers Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the new city hall, 101 W. Eighth St. The evening will also be broadcast live on Channel 12 television.Those who wish to vote in the Nov. 5 election have until Monday, Oct. 7, to register. Registered voters can vote in person or by mail-in ballot. Garfield County will start mailing ballots out Oct. 7. Early voting begins at the courthouse on Oct. 21 and Nov. 1 is the last day for early voting. On Nov. 5, polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m Mail-in ballots will also be accepted at the courthouse Nov. 5 until 7 p.m. For more information, call the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder, 945-2377, ext. 1820.The Colorado Geological Survey has released a new map of oil and gas fields in the state, which updates the 1991 map. It includes new oil and gas fields, revised field outlines and new pipelines and facilities since 1991. Copies are available for $10 plus shipping from the Colorado Geologic Survey, 1313 Sherman St., Room 715, Denver, CO 80203, 303-866-2611. Visit geosurvey.state.co.us. for a list of other CGS publications.Environmentalist, rancher, former Pitkin County Commissioner and author Bob Child will speak about his autobiography, “My Life as a Child,” on KAJX at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, hosted by John C. Noonan and Brian O’Neil.Carl Ciani will host a Glenwood Springs Chamber Business after Hours mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at 2402 South Grand Avenue. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be catered by Sodexho. The event is free to all chamber members and their guests. Everyone is invited to bring their business card and a dollar for the business card drawing. Contact Cindy at 945-6589 for more information.


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