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Food column: From Louisiana to Glenwood Springs – home cooking at the Bluebird Cafe

February 15, 2019 — The weather outside is frigid, and it still feels like the middle of winter. This is the time of year when warm food with kind friends is necessary. The good cheer of the holiday season is over, but it is still very much needed. I

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Roaring Fork Youth Poetry Slam returns to Carbondale Friday

February 14, 2019 — For the last two weeks, area high school and middle school students from Glenwood Springs to Aspen have been working with award-winning poets. Aspen Words' poetry-in-schools program, a grassroots movement that began six years ago, reaches over 3,000 students in 16 schools on the Western

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Roaring Fork area weekend planner

February 14, 2019 — Vaudeville Dinner Theatre Spring Show 6 p.m., Friday — The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue hosts its annual spring-themed family fun dinner theater show. The two-hour show boasts professional talent performing a variety of comedy skits, jokes, dance numbers, unique novelty songs and original comedic presentations. Glenwood

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Comedic chaos features ‘The Nerd’ at CMC’s New Space Theatre

February 14, 2019 — With the house lights dimmed, and the stage aglow, the cast of Sopris Theatre Company's latest production took the stage for a dress rehearsal earlier this week. "It's really just pure over-the-top farce, total goofiness on stage," director Brendan T. Cochran said of "The Nerd."

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Family Hoedown raises money for Aspen, Carbondale charter schools

February 13, 2019 — Looking for somewhere to take the whole family next weekend? Consider the sixth-annual Family Hoedown at Cozy Point Ranch, where you’ll find live music, dinner, drinks and saloon games for adults, alongside a bounce house, Zorbs, a mechanical bull and a Eurobungy for older kids.

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Monster Jam upgrades to Broncos Stadium this Spring

February 12, 2019 — After regular visits to the Pepsi Center and other indoor venues along the Front Range, the Monster Jam tour is rumbling onto the 50-yard line at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. The motorsports-and-merchandising juggernaut will take over the home of the Denver Broncos at 7 p.m. on

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Going out with a bang: World-record firework attempt fails (video)

February 11, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Making history does not come easy. After six years of planning and countless hours of meticulous work, Tim Borden's attempt to launch the world's largest aerial fireworks shell during the Winter Carnival's Night Extravaganza on Saturday ended in disappointment. An adjudicator from Guinness

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Glenwood PI Cutest Couple photo contest winner: Victor and Lois Gabossi

February 11, 2019 —   The people have voted in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent's Cutest Couple online photo contest via Second Street. The winner, with 73 votes, was the photo submission by the children of Victor and Lois Gabossi. The Gabossis, from Glenwood Springs, have been married for 63

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Weezer to headline Jazz Aspen Labor Day, joining John Mayer and Sting

February 8, 2019 — Weezer will headline the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience on Friday, Aug. 30, joining previously announced acts John Mayer and Sting as the festival’s top-billed artists. The rock band behind “Buddy Holly” and “Beverly Hills,” Weezer recently released the all-covers “Teal Album,” which reached

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Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association hosts singer Leon Williams for third show of season

February 7, 2019 — Baritone soloist Leon Williams is slated to bring his performance to the Mountain View Church in Glenwood Springs, for a 7 p.m. concert on Feb. 12. Classically trained at the Juilliard School, the Brooklyn native currently lives in Honolulu, where he assists in leading worship

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Carbondale Arts invites folks to pick a favorite jam for Saturday lip sync party

February 7, 2019 — Carbondale Arts and Roaring Fork Beer Co. will present Carbondale's inaugural lip sync battle at Batch, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. "I think it's a great way for people to get together and be goofy and have fun," Amy Kimberly, Carbondale Arts executive director, said.

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Founder’s Day brings New Castle community together

February 6, 2019 — In February 1888, New Castle was officially incorporated. And this Saturday, the small town will incorporate mom and pop recipes, local history and even a top hat or two as part of its annual Founder's Day celebration. "There is a lot of interesting and surprising

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Sun Valley and Snowbasin Resorts join the Epic Pass

February 6, 2019 — Sun Valley Resort and Snowbasin Resort jointly announced today that both resorts will join the industry-leading Epic Pass in a multi-year alliance beginning with 2019-20 winter season, adding two new destinations to the world-class access found on the  Epic Pass. Epic Pass holders will receive

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area opens highest restaurant in U.S.

February 6, 2019 — Telluride’s Alpino Vino can step down because Arapahoe Basin Ski Area has the highest restaurant in North America now. With A-Basin opening a European-style bistro last month, the new restaurant exists as a safe haven at 12,456 feet elevation, making it the highest restaurant in

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Aspen Music Festival announces American-themed 2019 season

February 5, 2019 — The Aspen Music Festival and School’s eight-week, 400-event summer 2019 season will explore questions of American identity under the theme “Being American.” Themed orchestral performances and recitals will include Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” (Aug. 15), George Gershwin’s “Catfish Row” suite from “Porgy and Bess” (June

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“The Wizard of Oz” breaks records for the Colorado Ballet

February 4, 2019 — DENVER (AP) — A ballet adaption of “The Wizard of Oz” is something choreographer Septime Webre has dreamed about for a long time. “In some ways this ballet has been incubating since I was 12-years-old,” Webre said. Webre, who is the artistic director of the

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#PostSnaps: Reader photos from across the Roaring Fork Valley region

February 3, 2019 — Submit your photos on Instagram using #PostSnaps

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Roaring Fork Valley area weekend planner

January 31, 2019 — 'You're Still One of Ours', CSU alumni exhibition 6 p.m., Friday — Carbondale Clay Center opens its latest gallery exhibition, "You're Still One of Ours," featuring ceramic works from Colorado State University graduates. This is the first in a series of exhibitions to take place

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Inaugural Roaring Fork Restaurant Week serves up special cuisine, special price

January 31, 2019 — From Historic Downtown Basalt to Glenwood Springs' Restaurant Row, more than 40 local eateries, breweries and distilleries will cast out specials in hopes of reeling in customers as part of the inaugural Roaring Fork Restaurant Week, presented by Glenwood Insurance and Secura Insurance Companies. "The

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Sopris Theatre Co. takes show on the road to Aspen’s Wheeler Opera House

January 31, 2019 — For Brad Moore, director, theater operations manager and adjunct faculty member at Colorado Mountain College, Sopris Theatre Company's production of "The Other Place" has been years in the making. Moore calls the play a bit of a mystery, telling the story that centers on Juliana

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