What’s Going On
Springs Theatre: Aug. 23-29: “XXX” (PG-13), at 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. 23-29: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.
Movieland: Aug. 23-29: “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.; “The Adventures of Pluto Nash” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:30, 4:30 and 6:45; “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (PG-13) 9:35; “Simone” (R) 12:40, 3:20, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Blood Work” (R), 9 p.m.; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:15 and 9:25 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. 23-29: “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (PG-13) 2:40 and 4:50 p.m. daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; “Signs” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. 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: “Signs” (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.
Thunder River Theater Company and Colorado Mountain College Theater will hold auditions for the upcoming production of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” Auditions are at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 27 and 28, at the New Space Theater at CMC’s Spring Valley campus. All roles are open except Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Prepare a one minute piece from any Shakespeare play or sonnet. The production runs Oct. 25 to 27 and Oct. 31 to Nov. 2. For details call 947-8252.
Lon Winston, artistic director of Thunder River Theatre Company and long-time CMC adjunct faculty, is once again offering his acting workshop class Thursday evenings at the CMC’s Glenwood Center, 6 to 8:50 p.m., from Aug. 29 through Dec. 12. In-district tuition for the class is $123.
Roy Carrier and the Night Rockers bring their Louisiana zydeco to the Buffalo Valley in Glenwood Springs Saturday, Aug 31. Doors open at 8 p.m. The show begins at 9. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door and are available at the Watersweeper and the Dwarf, Glenwood Music and Design Audio/Video in Glenwood Springs; Harrelson Music in Rifle and Sounds Easy in Carbondale.
The Bookcliffs Council on the Arts and Humanities present the Waybacks, at 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25, at Sunrise Arts Garden, 955 County Road 293, Rifle. Admission is $12 for adults; $8 for kids age 4 to 12. For details call Bill Morrow at 625-1889 or Jack Green at 618-0911.
The circus is coming to town. Circus Chimera bills itself as the “world’s biggest bigtop” and presents performers from nine different countries. Performances in Glenwood Springs will be at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, and 1:30 and 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, in the field next to the Glenwood Springs Community Center.
The Glenwood Springs Art Council and the city parks and recreation department presents “Putting on a Play,” for kids ages five to 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Aug. 26 to 30, at the Glenwood Springs Arts Center. Students will stage a production of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” and be introduced to costumes, set making, make-up, memorizing lines and characterization. All participants will have a speaking part. Call 945-2414 to register.
Pastor Jeff Carlson, from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, will conduct a free workshop on spirituality and the aging process, “Spirituality and Wellness,” from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Aug. 26, at Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Avenue.The workshop is sponsored by Colorado Mountain College Senior Programs and the Colorado Consortium for Older Adult Wellness, as health education and outreach to the community.
The Marble Historical Society will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Marble fire station. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Guests can tour historic Marble on a horse-drawn carriage and hear informative talks by members of the historical society. All proceeds from the breakfast and all donations will be used in the reconstruction of the Marble fire bell tower, an important Marble landmark between 1912 and 1977. For information or directions, call 963-7088.
The Colorado Environmental Coalition will hold a Wilderness Restoration Weekend Sept. 6-8 and Oct. 11-13, with trailhead work at the Big Dominguez area south of Grand Junction. Explore this spectacular canyon while helping to move a trailhead and clean up an old mine site. This area is one of the largest unprotected BLM road-less areas in the state and houses numerous petroglyphs, beautiful black schist pools and desert bighorn sheep. For more information, or to sign up, call Corrie Knapp at 303-534-7066 X205, or sign up online at http://www.ourcolorado.org.
The Eagles Lodge in Glenwood Springs will serve a Navajo taco dinner from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30. The public, members and guests are invited. For more information, call 945-5506.
American Legion Post 86 in Collbran will hold a memorial event, “We Will Remember,” to commemorate the victims of the 9/11 attacks one year ago and U. S. military killed in the war on terrorism. The memorial begins at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Women’s Service Memorial on Main Street in Collbran. In case of inclement weather, the memorial will be held in the Collbran auditorium. For details, call 285-9050.
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