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Crystal Theatre: April 12-14: Shortsfest 2002 screenings, at 6:30 p.m. Sunday; tickets available at Sounds Easy in Carbondale and the Wheeler Box Office in Aspen. For information, call 925-6882, or visit http://www.aspenshortsfest. org. April 15-18: “Mulholland Drive” (R) 8 p.m.; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Springs Theater: April 12-18: “High Crimes” (PG-13), 7 and 9:15 p.m. nightly; Saturday and Sunday matinee at 1 and 3:15 p.m.; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: April 12-18: “Showtime” (PG-13) 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.Movieland: April 12-18: “The Sweetest Thing” (R) 12:30, 2:45, 4:45, 7 and 9 p.m.; “Changing Lanes” (R) 12:20, 3, 5:10, 7:20, 9:25 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.; “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.; “National Lampoon’s Van Wilder” (R) 2:30, 4:40, 6:45, 8:50 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: April 12-18: “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.
The Village Artists of Battlement Mesa will show new artwork through Friday, April 19, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. Viewers may vote for their favorite painting, and a bargain bin just bursting with bargains will be open.The Colorado Mountain College Graduate Portfolio Exhibit, featuring photography by CMC students, is showing at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Call 945-2414 for details.
Enjoy live jazz with Walt Smith & Friends 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Sopris Restaurant, south of Glenwood Springs at 7215 Hwy. 82. Call 945-7771 for details.Grammy award winning musician Janis Ian will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, May 10, in the Basalt Middle School auditorium. Advanced tickets are $22 and available at Glenwood Music and Watersweeper and the Dwarf in Glenwood Springs, Sounds Easy in Carbondale, Harrelson Music in Rifle, the Basalt Bistro in Basalt, and the Great Divide music store in Aspen; or by calling 963-1303 ($1 surcharge plus a credit card fee); or $26 at the door.
Storytime for 3-5 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.The Rifle Library hosts Storytime for preschoolers at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. The theme for April 17 and 18 is “Something to Crow About.” Stories, followed by a simple craft. call 625-3471 for details. Storytime at the Gordon Cooper Library, Carbondale, meets at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. Call 963-2889 for details.Storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds is held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the New Castle Branch Library. Toddler Storytime is at 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Call Diane at 984-2346 for details. Storytime at the Silt Branch Library starts at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Call 876-5500 for details.
District 14 VFW will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Center in Parachute. The meeting will include nomination, election and installation of officers. Lunch will be served after the meeting. All area VFW posts that missed the last meeting should plan to attend and pick up their awards.O.D. Hand, assistant staff archaeologist with Colorado Department of Transportation, will discuss the prehistoric site located at the top of Vail Pass, at the meeting of the Roaring Fork Archaeology Society, 7 p.m. Monday, April 15, at the First Presbyterian Church, Glenwood Springs. Free and open to the pubic. Call 949-0288 for details.Linda Vidal will give a presentation on Madagasgar at the April meeting of the Roaring Fork Audubon, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Glenwood Springs. A potluck begins at 6 p.m. Call Dave Clark, 963-3479, for details.Chiropractic and Golf will be the topic of the Monday, April 15, Monday Night Health Series lecture, presented by Dr. Daniel Miller. Free, begins at 7 p.m., at Valley Wellness Center, 1517 Blake Ave., suite 203 in Glenwood Springs. Call 947-1701 for details.Donations of used books are now being accepted for the spring book sale at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 413 Ninth Street. The sale is scheduled for May 4-18. Please drop books off during library hours and avoid leaving them outside or in the backdrops. Call 945-5958 for details.Meredith Ogilby, author of “A Life Well Rooted: Women of Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley,” will give a presentation on her book at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Glenwood Springs Library. This is the fourth and final program of the Winter Lecture Series, sponsored by the library and the Frontier Historical Society. Call 945-4448 for details.The Roaring Fork Valley Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will host the spring PAAC class on April 20 and 21 in Glenwood Springs. Kevin Black, Assistant State Archaeologist will teach Introduction to Laboratory Techniques. Call 328-7323 for more information.
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