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Springs Theatre: Sept. 27-Oct. 3: “The Banger Sisters” (R) Monday-Thursday 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.
The Colorado Mountain College Central Services Gallery is currently presenting a series of portraits of women who live with and battle breast cancer by Aspen photographer Nora Feller. “Portraits of Hope: Conquering Breast Cancer,” will run through Sept. 30. The gallery is at Grand Avenue and 9th Street in Glenwood Springs and is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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 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 free. For information call 945-2414.
Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, Oct. 2, will feature local singer/songwriter Frank Martin and special guest susan Krehbiel. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
The Colorado Mountain College Center for Excellence in the Arts presents “Muse,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, and Thursday, Oct. 17 Oct. 16 at CMC Spring Valley’s New Space Theatre. This is the first of four events in this season’s Jim Calaway Honors Series. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students; they can be purchased by calling 947-8367 or reserved by e-mailing email@example.com. Top-ranking students of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Mexicano Folklorico program will offer a pre-show to the classical guitarists. The pre-show begins the evening at 7 p.m.
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 Friends of the Rifle Animal Shelter offers its semi-annual Wellness/Vaccination Clinic For Dogs and Cats from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Rifle Animal Shelter on Prefontaine Avenue, across from the Rifle High School. In addition to reduced cost vaccinations, we will provide information on pet care, training and nutrition. Please bring your pet’s health records. For more information, call 984-2579.
The New Castle Art Guild meets at 303 Main St., at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3. The public is welcome to attend. For details, call Jim Hoppal at 625-0246. The guild meets the first Thursday of each month.
The Windstar Foundation will celebrate the life of its founder John Denver with the unveiling and dedication of a bronze statue during an open house at the Windstar Land Conservancy in Snowmass from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. The Windstar Land Conservancy is located at 2317 Snowmass Creek Rd.
Local author Jerry Mohrlang will present “Adventure in Borneo” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Mohrlang is the author of “Sarawak,” a newly published work of historical fiction set in Borneo. The presentation is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Through The Looking Glass bookstore and the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. For more information, call 945-5958.
Universal Dances of Peace will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Carbondale Community School. The circle dances use simple folk dance movements and sacred spiritual phrases from traditions around the world and include themes of peace, healing and celebration of life’s great mystery. For more information, call Laurie Loeb at 963-2798.
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