Thursday, February 21, 2002
4-Points seeks recipes for new feature
The Steamboat Pilot & Today is looking for locals with ordinary or extraordinary recipes for a new feature The Local Dish beginning in 4-Points. Please e-mail Kelly Silva at email@example.com or call 871-4204 for suggestions and recipes.
Brazilian film part of Friday Film Series
The Steamboat Springs Arts Council presents a winter Friday Film Series at 7 p.m. today, March 8 and March 15 in Centennial Hall doors open at 6:30 p.m. The first feature film is "Dona Flor and her Two Husbands," a Brazilian comedy about a 1940s Brazilian woman who marries an abusive yet irresistible philanderer. When he dies at a young age, she marries his exact opposite but has to get in touch with her dead husband's ghost to see that his seductive powers have not died with him. The first 75 seats are free and open to the public. Complimentary wine is available after the film to promote discussion. Sponsored by the city of Steamboat Springs, City CafVino, Pic-A-Flic, The Film Committee, The Film Guild and the Yampa Valley Film Board. Call 879-9008 for more information.
Riders in the Sky to perform at fund-raiser
Strings in the Mountains presents Riders in the Sky at 5 p.m. March 17 at the Storm Mountain Ranch as a St. Patrick's Day fund-raiser. Hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer will follow the concert. Cost is $100 a person and is limited to 100 people. Riders in the Sky won the 2000 Western Music Awards for group of the year and are a 2001 Grammy nominee for best country performance by a duo or group. Call 879-5056, ext. 102 or 103, to purchase tickets.
Meteorology class offered for women
Colorado Mountain College's Alpine Enrichment Program presents "Alpine Meteorology Protecting Ourselves and Our Environment: An Overnight for Women at Storm Peak Lab" March 2 and 3. The field class offers lessons on meteorology in high-altitude environments. Ski or snowboard to Storm Peak Laboratory on Mount Werner to learn about the ongoing research. Dr. Melanie Wetzel presents the class. The fee is $115. Call Janie Swartz at 870-4432 for more information.
Snow Express for MS set
for March 3
Jimmie Heuga's 17th annual Snow Express for MS is March 3 in Steamboat Springs. Teams of participants compete against each other in a dual giant slalom race. Participants, skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities, must raise $1,000 by the date of the race. The more money raised, the better the prizes. Money raised will benefit The Heuga Center, a nonprofit scientific research center dedicated to improving the lives of people with multiple sclerosis. Call 888-DO-IT-4-MS, 879-7860 or visit www.heuga.org to register for the race and for more information.
Winter Works coming to a close Sunday
The Steamboat Springs Arts Council and Wells Fargo Bank present Winter Works 2002 with the theme "Wordplay" until Sunday at the Depot Art Center. The multimedia fine art exhibit provides word activities for those who visit the gallery. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Mesa State hosts musical sci-fi comedy
Mesa State College presents "Return to the Forbidden Planet" at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday at the William S. Robinson Theatre in Grand Junction.Call (970) 248-1604 or visit www.mesasta-
te.edu for more information.