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“Ski Bums,” the Aspen Filmfest’s spring benefit kick-off event for the Aspen Skiing Company’s 180 Spring Jam 2002, screens at 6 and 9 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the Wheeler Opera House, Aspen. There’ll be athlete signings, giveaways and lots of fun in the Wheeler lobby prior to each screening. The film explores the seductive power of a life devoted to skiing the mountains. Tickets are $12 and available at the Wheeler Opera House or by calling 920-5770.Crystal Theatre: April 5-11: “The Man Who Wasn’t There” (R- adult subject, violence), 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: April 5-11: “National Lampoon’s Van Wilder” (R) 12:30, 2:45, 4:45, 7 and 9:20 p.m.; “High Crimes” (PG-13) 1, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m.; “The Panic Room” (R) 12:50, 3:25, 7:10, 9:30 p.m.; “Death to Smoochy” (R) 12:20 and 7 p.m.; “Blade 2” (R) 2:45 and 9:20 p.m.; “Ice Age” (PG) 12:40, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.; “The Rookie” (G) 12:45, 3:45, 6:30, 9:10 p.m.; “Clockstoppers” (PG) 12:25, 3, 5, 7:05 and 9:15 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: April 5-11: “Panic Room” (R) 2 and 4:30 Saturday-Sunday matinee, 7 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; “Ice Age” (PG) 1, 3 and 5 p.m. weekend matinee, 7 and 9 p.m. nightly; “Rookie” (G) 1 and 4 p.m. weekend matinee, 7:10 and 9:45 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times. Springs Theater: April 5-11: “High Crimes” (PG-13), 7 and 9:15 p.m. nightly; Saturday and Sunday matinee at 1 and 3:15 p.m.; “Screenplay!”, a collection of youth-oriented films from the Aspen Shortsfest film festival, 1 p.m. Sunday, April 7 only ; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: March 29-April 4: “E.T.” (PG), 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 132 E. 4th Street, Rifle; call 625-2323 to verify show times.

Big Daddy Lee and the Kingbees will play their smoking roadhouse blues beginning at 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, at Stubbies in Basalt. Hot off the Lizard Press, Louie & the Lizards rock the Black Nugget in Carbondale, starting at 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 5.Live local music lives on in the Roaring Fork Valley. TRUNK performs at 8:30 p.m. this Friday, April 5, at Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth, Carbondale. Doors open at 8 p.m. Admission by donation. Call 963-3304 for details.Adam Taylor, a one-man band from Nederland, performs rock `n’ roll tunes to dance to at the Oasis Sports Bar in Glenwood Springs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6. No cover.Spooky & the Boogymen play at O’Leary’s in Rifle from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. this Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6. Classy Karaoke is every Wednesday at 9 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m.The Aspen Choral Society, featuring the combined choirs and Glenwood Springs accompanied by the Choral Society Orchestra, will perform Franz Joseph Haydn’s “Lord Nelson Mass,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6, at Harris Concert Hall. Call 920-5770 for ticket information.Singer/songwriter Jill Cohn will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at the Black Diamond Studios, 823 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Admission $6 at the door; all ages are welcome. For details, call 947-0947.The Rock Dogs will perform favorite contemporary and old time rock `n’ roll beginning at 9 p.m. the evening of Saturday, April 6, at the Superbowl in New Castle.Serenading Strings, a violin/guitar duo with Suzanne Nadeau and Jerry Gasau, will perform from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, at the Rendez-Vous French and American bistro, 817 1/2 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-6644 for details.

Children’s Rocky Mountain School, Inc. in Carbondale and the Magidson Fine Art Gallery in Aspen will host an evening of artwork and auctions, from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the Magidson Art Gallery, 525 E. Cooper, Aspen. Children’s art work will be on display and art work by Paul Pascarella, Richard Merriweather, Iva Cellini, Elsworth Kelly, Salvador Dali, Peter Max and more will be auctioned off. A silent auction will also be held. Proceeds benefit the school. For details, call 920-1001.Mark Silvers will offer the Watercolor Workshop, with an emphasis in transparent color, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, April 25-27, at Mountain View Baptist Church, Glenwood Springs. Please bring a brown bag lunch. The cost for the workshop is $135 for the three days. Registration deadline is April 1. No refunds will be given after April 5. For details, or to register, call Nancy Martin at 945-7056.”Twisted Lemons: Contemporary Images by Area Artists,” will be on exhibit through May 5, at the Aspen Chapel Gallery. Participating artists include Barry Sheehan of Carbondale; Regin Igloria and Lou Kaplan of Snowmass Village; and Shelly Campbell Bogaert, Charlotte DeLay, Royle Freund, Sandra Johnson, Marcia Weese, Marcia Roghblum and Betty Weiss of Aspen. Call 925-7184 for details.The Western Colorado Watercolor Society will sponsor a watercolor demonstration by Aspen artist, Ann Gaechter, at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at St. John’s Episcopal Church guild hall, New Castle. The program lasts about an hour and a half, is free, and is open to the public. Gaechter is a member of the National Watercolor Society and has juried for several national shows. her work has been included in the book, “Splash 6” and shows locally at the Basalt Gallery.Discover a distinctive stable of artists featuring marble sculpture, fine painting, elegant jewelry, and hand -crafted pottery. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For the month of April the center will feature wood sculptor Donna Goss of Oregon. Her works are a combination of native woods and stones of alabaster and serpentine. Reflecting her natural surroundings, Goss creates organic sculptures, enhancing the character of the wood with satin-like finishes. For details, call 963-3790.



The Children’s House Preschool will host a spring carnival fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. Friday, April 5, at Wamsley Elementary School, Rifle. Old-fashioned fun including games, food, cake walk, bump and jump, fish pond, silent auction and more. The first 100 youths through the door receive a free prize.Storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds is held at the Glenwood Springs Library, 413 Ninth Street, at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Stories, followed by a simple craft. Call 945-5958 for more information.

LIFT-UP and CMC Senior Nutrition will sponsor the second Empty Bowl Benefit, from 1-7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Rifle Senior Center, 50 Ute Ave. Advance tickets $15 and include choice of handcrafted bowl, food and drink; or $20 at the door; or $8 for a styrofoam bowl, food and drink. Call 945-9117 or 945-2005 for details.Crystal River Yoga Center will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6. Enjoy sampling of classes, including Anusara, Kundalini, Kripalu, as well as classes in Spanish; Chi Gong, Pilates, and yoga for kids, and music and snacks. Located at 695 Buggy Circle, Suite 5, Carbondale. Call 963-2373 for details.Joe Macy, of Eagle, will present a slide show on fishing in Russia, at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at the Redstone Church. Free and open to the public. Call 963-1389 for details.St. Stephen’s School builders club will host a car wash Sunday, April 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the school parking lot, 414 Hyland Park Dr., Glenwood Springs. Cost per car for a wash, rinse and dry is $5. All proceeds will go towards lockers for the middle school. Please come by and support this event.Registration for fall 2002 at Children’s Mini College Preschool will be held at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the school, located in the Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. Parents are welcome to stop by in advance for a visit. Call 945-2446 for details.The Glenwood Springs Group of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, April 8, at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church. All interested stitchers are welcome. Call Becca at 945-7434 for details. Watsu (water-shiatsu) and Craniosacral Therapy, with speaker Karen Salamida, will be the topic of the Monday, April 8, Monday Night Health Series lecture. The lecture is free and begins at 7 p.m., at Valley Wellness Center, 1517 Blake Ave., suite 203, Glenwood Springs. Call 947-1701 for details.Dr. Paul Parsons, of Parsons Chiropractic, will present a lecture and demonstration of effective stretching to enhance health and prevent discomfort of the neck and back, at 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, at New Castle Family Fitness. Free and open to the public. Call 984-3200 for details.The Grand Valley Historical Society will hold a general meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the Mesa Vista Assisted Living Residence in Parachute. The meeting is open to the public.New Castle Superbowl will host live comedy with Robert York, “the funniest cowboy in the West,” along with comedian Joe Braza , a veteran of the Improv, Comedy Store and Laugh Factory, beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, April 5. Tickets $20 or $35 for couples, available at Rifle Liquor and Harrelson Music in Rifle, Design Audio/Video in Glenwood Springs, and Creekside Hair and the Superbowl in New Castle, or call 984-2739. Shuttle service is availableChildren’s Rocky Mountain School, Inc., in Carbondale and the Magidson Fine Art Gallery in Aspen will host an evening of artwork and auctions, from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the Magidson Gallery, 525 E. Cooper, Aspen. Call 920-1001 for details.Joe Macy of Eagle will present a slide show on fishing in Russia, at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at the Redstone Church. Free and open to the public. Call 963-1389 for details. KAJX-FM radio interviews David Krest, Carbondale author who wrote the book, “Innocence to Innocence.” Krest will speak on the topic: “Death, Dying and Loss: The Lighter Side,” on the Annie Brown Show, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7.


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