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Crystal Theatre: May 3-9: “Iris” (R) a drama about the philosopher and novelist Iris Murdoch, 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: May 3-9: “Spider-Man” (PG-13) 12:30, 1, 3:05, 4, 6:30, 7, 9:05 and 9:30 p.m.; “Hollywood Ending” (PG-13) 12:35, 3:15, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m.; “Life or Something Like It” (PG-13) 12:40, 2:50, 5, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “The Scorpion King” (PG-13) 12:45, 3:10, 5:10, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m.; “Changing Lanes” (R) 12:20, 3, 5:10, 7:20 and 9:25 p.m.; “The Rookie” (G) 12:45, 3:45 and 6:30 p.m.; “Jason X” (R) 9:10 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: May 3-9: “Spiderman” (PG-13) 1:15 and 4 p.m. weekend matinees and 7 and 9:30 p.m. nightly, also 1:45 and 4:30 p.m. weekend matinees and 7:15 and 9:45 p.m.; “The Rookie” (G) 1 and 4 p.m. weekend matinees, 7:10 and 9:45 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times. Springs Theatre: May 3-9: “The Scorpion King” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. nightly; 1 and 3 p.m. weekend matinees. The Springs Theatre is located at 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: May 3-9: “The Rookie” (G) 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
The 13th annual All Glenwood Kids Fine Art Celebration, with hundreds of original works of art by local students, is open daily from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, May 6-9, at the Glenwood Springs High School gymnasium. Thursday evening’s Senior Showcase has been canceled.The annual Glenwood Springs Art Guild All Member Exhibit is taking place at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Call 945-2414 for details. Mountain Valley Artists presents “From the Inside,” from May 8-June 2, at the Aspen Chapel Gallery, 0077 Meadowood Drive (at the intersection of Maroon and Castle Creek roads off of the roundabout). An artist’s reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 8.
The Hell Roaring String Band performs bluegrass music starting at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Black Nugget Saloon, Carbondale. $3 cover; and for folks enjoying breakfast at the Village Smithy beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 12 (that’s Mother’s Day).Symphony in the Valley will present its Mother’s Day Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Aspen District Theater and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Glenwood Springs High School. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youths aged 3 to 18, and available at the door. For more information, call Marice Doll at 947-1389.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.T. Ray Becker performs almost all original acoustic music, beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the Black Nugget Saloon in Carbondale; and at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at The Market at Summit Canyon, corner Eighth and Grand, downtown Glenwood Springs. No cover.Ralph Dinosaur and the Fabulous Volcanos rock from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11, at the Oasis Bar & Grill, on Highway 6 & 24, West Glenwood Springs. Call 945-6613 for details.The Dags perform from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.Friday, May 10, at the Canyon Club in New Castle. No cover.The acoustic duo of Randi Kelly and Dave Gardner perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Steve’s Guitars, Carbondale. Doors open at 8 p.m., admission by donation. call 963-3304 for details.Ivory Tower plays rock `n’ roll from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11, at O’Leary’s in Rifle. Classy Karaoke is every Wednesday at 9 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m.Violinist Lionel Young performs at 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Tickets $18 for center members, $24 for non-members, by calling 945-2414. Rock an droll with Scooze Rock, from 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11, at the Winchester Club, Rifle. The Winchester now offers Karaoke every Thursday starting at 7 p.m.Blue Tulip Music recording artist John Adams makes a return engagement, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Center Court in the Glenwood Springs Mall. Copies of Adams’ latest CD will be available.
The Glenwood Springs Library spring book sale continues through May 18, and is open Thursday from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thousands of books to choose from, with new books added daily. Call 945-5958 for details.In honor of Older Americans Month, Dr. Bruce Richards and the Rocky Mountain Health Foundation will present “Five Wishes – A Plan for the Future,” from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Carbondale Town Hall. The workshop is geared toward family members, spouses and caregivers of senior citizens and professionals working with senior citizens, and covers the process of creating a living will and the decisions involved. Call 945-9117 for details. Free; refreshments provided.Watering restrictions are now in effect in the town of New Castle. Watering is permitted only from 6-10 a.m. and 6-10 p.m., daily. For details, call 984-2311.The Masonic Lodge of Glenwood Springs is holding a yard sale from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the lodge, 901 Colorado. Donations, priced and in good condition, may be brought to the lodge the evening of Friday, May 10. For details, call 945-1256.The Basalt Community United Methodist Church will hold its annual Mother’s Day Flower Sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the church, 200 East Homestead Ave. Hanging baskets, annual bedding plants and one-gallon perennials will be sold.The Fraternal Order of Eagles, 312 7th Street, Glenwood Springs, will serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. on Friday, May 10. Hamburger, cheeseburger or fish sandwich with fries, or fish and chips, for $5. The public is welcome. Proceeds go to the Aerie Building Fund.Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers will plant trees and shrubs along the new trail on the Rio Grande railroad corridor running through the heart of Carbondale, on Saturday, May 11. Tools, materials, leadership and dinner will be provided. call 927-8241 to volunteer.
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