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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.
The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts introduces the Choreography & Repertoire Project as part of 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.The seventh annual Redstone Art Show and Sale under the big tents on the lawn in front of the historic Redstone Inn begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, with a reception to meet the artists and continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and Monday. The art will include works on canvas, board and paper, sculpture, photography, jewelry, ceramics, fine furniture, quilts, mosaics and the works of local artists such as Joy Galicinao, Roberta Stokes, Ron Sorter, Bruce Lemire, Michael Ohnmacht, Don Cyr, David Nelson and many others. For more information call Lindy Palmer at 963-9508 or 963-3282.
Singer-songwriter/author Susan Lewis Wright will perform humor, poetry, stories and songs in a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs. Also on the program for the evening is a dance featuring multi-cultural and multi-generational music with Boulder DJ Greg Johnson at 8 p.m. Sponsored by the LSA of the Baha’is of Grand Junction.Mildred’s Box will rock the Sports Corner Saloon in Rifle, Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31. No cover. Frank Martin and Matt Johnson will perform Friday, Aug. 30, at Steve’s Guitars, 9 South Fourth, Carbondale. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30. Donations are requested. Call 963-3304 for details. Spooky and the Boogiemen play O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle from 9:30 to 1:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31. Classy Karaoke is every Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.The Dags will play their high energy rock and roll at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6 & 24, west Glenwood Springs. Karaoke begins at 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 945-6613 for details.
Circus Chimera bills itself as the “world’s biggest bigtop.” 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.New students at Glenwood Springs Middle School can enroll from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 19 through Aug. 30. Returning students do not need to register. Class lists will be posted at the school Aug. 26. For more information call 384-5500.
Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, the Colorado Department of Wildlife and the Colorado Department of Agriculture will hold an informational meeting on Chronic Wasting Disease, from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the Garfield County Fairgrounds, North Hall, 1001 Railroad Ave. Rifle. Dr. Jim Grady, State Field Veterinarian for CSU Cooperative Extension, will discuss the disease, its symptoms, how it spreads, its effect on humans and the geographic areas in which it has been found. Representatives from the DOW will advise how to handle the animals and the locations of collection sites. Dr. Darrel Schweitzer from the CSU Animal Diagnostic Laboratory will discuss latest testing capabilities and where hunters can access them and Larry Wade of the CDA will address licensing procedures for non-federal processors and kill plants. For more information, call the Garfield County extension office at 625-3969.A slide show entitled “A Speeder ride on the Roaring Fork Railroad” will be presented at the monthly meeting of the Western Colorado Chapter, National Railway Historical Society. The train-loving public is cordially invited to the meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 at the Re-1 School District office, 14th and Grand in Glenwood Springs.
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