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Springs Theatre: Jan. 9-16: “Two Weeks Notice” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. nightly; Saturday and Sunday matinee at 1 and 3 p.m. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Jan. 10-16: “Standing in the Shadows of Motown” (PG) 8 p.m. Friday to Sunday, Jan. 10-12 only, “Far From Heaven” (PG-13) 5:45 p.m., 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Jan. 10-16: “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” (PG-13) 12, 3:45 and 7:30 p.m.; “Two Weeks Notice” (PG-13) 12:15, 2:45, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “Star Trek: Nemesis” (PG-13) 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Gangs of New York” (R) 1, 4:30 and 8 p.m.; “Maid in Manhattan” (PG-13) 12:20, 2:45, 5, 7:20 and 9:35; “Just Married” (PG-13) 12:25, 3:10, 5:10, 7:25 and 9:30 p.m.; “Catch Me If You Can” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:25. 6:30 and 9:20 p.m.; “The Wild Thornberries” (PG) 12:45, 3 and 5 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Jan. 10-16: “Lord of the Rings 2” (PG-13) 12, 3:30 weekend matinee; 7 p.m. nightly, 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday only; “Maid in Manhattan” (PG-13)12:15, 2:30 and 4:45 p.m. weekend matinee, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; “Just Married” (PG-13) 12:20, 2:35 and 4:50 p.m. weekend matinees, 7:05 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times. Box office opens at noon for early ticket sales Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.Rifle Creek Theater: Jan. 10-16: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG-13) 7 p.m. nightly, Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m. matinee. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
The Kahhak Fine Arts & School, 411 Main St., Carbondale, offers art classes emphasizing individual creativity without neglecting the mechanics of painting, for ages 12 and older. Classes are on a drop-in basis. For more information, call 704-0622.”True Colors: Recent Works by Mary Noone” is now on exhibit at the Colorado Mountain College Gallery at Ninth and Grand in Glenwood Springs. The show runs through Jan. 10.
Jonathan and Melanie will play Friday, Jan. 10, and Trio de Groove will play Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Feral Book Cafe, 723 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. For details, call 928-8744. Both shows start at 8 p.m. Drum circle Wednesday, spoken word, open mike Wednesday. Stories for children 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.Don and April and the Last Minute String Band will play a mix of old time hoe down, Celtic and original music from 8-10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at the Summit Canyon coffee shop in Glenwood Springs.Friday is open mike night from 8 p.m. to close. Saturday, “world famous” karaoke from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday is ladies’ night at the Short Stop in El Jebel with free drinks for ladies from 8:30-10:30 p.m. D.J. dancing from 9 p.m. to close. Blues man and guitar virtuoso Howard Berkman will play at the Carbondale Folk Music Center at Steve’s Guitars, 19 S. 4th, Carbondale, Friday, Jan. 10. Doors open at 8 p.m., the show starts at 8:30 p.m. $10 donation. Call 963-3304 for details. Twirp Anderson and John Sommers will play from 3-6 p.m. every Friday and Saturday through April at the Silvertree Hotel, 100 Elbert Lane, Snowmass Village.Hamilton Loomis brings his hot blues to the Sports Corner in Rifle Friday, Jan. 10 and Saturday, Jan. 11.TRUNK plays the Black Nugget in Carbondale, at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10. Cover charge.Spooky and the Boogiemen play at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 and Saturday, Jan. 11, at O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle. Classy karaoke is Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.
Ski for almost free for United Way Friday, Jan. 10 at Sunlight Mountain Resort. Ski lift tickets are only $5 and all proceeds go to the United Way 2003 fundraising campaign. This special event is sponsored by Sunlight, LaFarge Company, City Market, the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, KSPN and KKCH. For more information call Sunlight at 945-7491 or United Way at 625-8189.YouthZone, the Glenwood Springs Police Department and the parks and recreation department will sponsor family skate night from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center ice rink. Free hot dogs, hot chocolate, skating and fun. Games, prizes and contests. For information call the community center, 384-6301.Parenting Through Divorce class is Saturday, Jan. 11, in Glenwood Springs. Designed to help parents raise well adjusted children despite the challenges of divorce.The class is required to finalize divorce in many jurisdictions. You must pre-register to attend. For more information call Bob Nuffer, 625-9552, 928-9354 or Tammy Perry at 963-1010.A reception will be held for out-going Garfield County Commissioner Walt Stowe, and out-going sheriff Tom Dalessandri at Garfield County Courthouse Plaza at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13. Garfield County Commissioner-elect Tresi Houpt and sheriff-elect Lou Vallario will be sworn in at Garfield County Courthouse Plaza at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14. Sheriff Tom Dalessandri will be “roasted” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Glenwood Chapter of the Elks Club, 51939 Highway 6. Cash Bar.Early Head Start is an enrichment home visitation program open to eligible pregnant women and families with children age three and under. For information call 328-8840.
Garfield County commissioners defend Uinta Basin Railway against local opposition
Garfield County commissioners are bucking the Western Slope trend against the proposed Uinta Basin Railway (UBR), 88 miles of new track that would connect the eastern Utah oil fields to Gulf Coast refineries via the national railroad network running through Colorado.
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