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    MANAUS creates sustainable social justice solutions

    People have an innate desire to help. Oftentimes, when a community is faced with a challenge, that desire becomes immediate, almost urgent; like a river gaining velocity during a storm, these people gather knowledge — books are read, money is donated and time is volunteered.

    But how do you keep… read more →

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    Women’s Voices project returns with ‘Wetlands’

    Local nonprofit VOICES will premier their upcoming project, “Wetlands,” at the Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) building on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The show is repeated on April 30 at the same time and on May 1 at 6 p.m. A final performance will be held at the Wheeler… read more →

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    Moving beyond abuse: ‘Expressive Journeys’

    Trigger warning: the following content touches on topics of sexual assault and abuse.

    Aspen Dance Connection is partnering with nonprofit the Empowered Voice to present “Expressive Journeys” at the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue on April 24 at 7 p.m. This artistic event is intended to amplify the voices of survivors of… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar, April 21, 2022

    Demeter’s Garden

    The community garden behind the Third Street Center, known as Demeter’s Garden, has available plots for the 2022 growing season. Plots come in various sizes and, for those new to gardening, help will be available. People interested in reserving garden space can contact the Carbondale Rec Center at… read more →

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    'The Show Must Go On'

    The dress rehearsal for Cirque du Sopris was held last Thursday, April 7, without the show’s director.

    Jennifer Johnson couldn’t be there due to a concussion she suffered the day before, when one of the stage clamps knocked her on the head as she was putting the stage together. Ouch!… read more →

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    ‘Make beer, not war’

    You may have seen the quote in one of the bathrooms at Carbondale Beer Works — “Make beer, not war.” It’s  an unofficial slogan that is gaining relevance for the microbrewery in a new collaboration with Casey Brewing of Glenwood Springs.

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    Aspen Dance Connection hosts "Mr. Tap"

    Dance Aspen Connection hosted John “Mr. Tap” Williams (bottom left) for a weekend of events. The fun began with a performance at Sopris Lodge on April 8, together with Karen Kent (top left) of Aspen Dance Connection and Bailey Barnum and Jameson Osborne of Legacy Dance Company.

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    RMKC rolls through life’s speed bumps

    It’s easy to notice the vibrant, multi-colored Rocky Mountain Kid C.L.U.B.S. (RMKC) RV rolling through town; it’s even easier to spot the dazzling smile of RMKC co-founder, Maureen Thompson, behind the steering wheel.

    “I can’t even believe it,” Thompson, M.Ed., enthused. “Look at this thing! I did it! Another dream… read more →

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    ‘Real’ powwow gathering comes to Aspen

    This weekend, April 15 and 16, the Aspen Indigenous Foundation will host its largest native gathering yet. The nonprofit, responsible for organizing dance expositions, the Shining Mountains Film Festival and a single day powwow in 2019, is expecting upwards of 300 Native Americans representing as many as 75 tribes, plus… read more →

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    A theater review: “Picasso at the Lapin Agile”

    On April 8, Sopris Theatre Company (STC), at Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley campus, premiered “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” a one-act comedy written by Steve Martin. 

    The fictional satire involves world-famous scientist Albert Einstein, played by Joshua Adamson, and infamous painter Pablo Picasso, played by Wyatt Tulk, meeting… read more →