Thursday, February 28, 2002
4-points seeks recipes
The Steamboat Pilot & Today is looking for locals with ordinary or extraordinary recipes for a new feature The Local Dish in 4-Points. Please e-mail Kelly Silva at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 871-4204 for suggestions and recipes.
P-M receives $10,000 grant
Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp in Steamboat Springs will receive a $10,000 grant from the Boettcher Foundation for the next three years. Perry-Mansfield is one of 15 nonprofit organizations in the state to receive such a grant. The three-year commitment will provide general operating support for existing programs in Colorado.
Perry's work at 2 Rivers
Plein-air painter Jean Perry's recent works are featured in an exhibition opening today at 2 Rivers Gallery, 56 Ninth St. The artist will be present at the cocktail reception from 5 to 8 p.m. today. Call 879-0044 for more information.
Snowball is this Saturday
The Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp.'s Snowball 2002 is Saturday at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel with live and silent auction items as well as entertainment by The Nacho Men. Steamboat Springs Arts Council and Yampatika are the beneficiaries for Snowball 2002. Tickets are $90 a person or $1,500 for a corporate table. Call 871-5403 for more information or to make reservations.
Snow Express this weekend
Jimmie Heuga's 17th annual Snow Express for MS registration is Saturday and the race is Sunday in Steamboat Springs. Registration is from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Roundup Room in Gondola Square. Three-person teams still have time to fund-raise and volunteers are still needed. Event organizers hope to have at least 20 teams raise $100,000 to help people with multiple sclerosis. A portion of the proceeds will also benefit Routt County United Way and will provide scholarships for Routt County residents to attend The Heuga Center's renowned program. 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. Call 879-7860 or 879-9020 to race or 879-5605 to volunteer.
Author West at book signing
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore presents author Stanley Gordon West for a reception and book signing at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the store on Seventh Street. West is the author of "Until They Bring the Streets Cars Back," "Finding Laura Buggs" and "Blind Your Ponies." Off the Beaten Path has sold more than 400 copies of his books in the last year. Refreshment will be available and the reception is free and open to the public. Call 879-6830 for more information.
Theater ready for anniversary
Steamboat Dance Theatre presents their 30th anniversary showcase at 7 p.m. March 8-9 at the Steamboat Springs High School auditorium with a matinee at 2 p.m. March 9. Tickets are available at All That Jazz for $13 for reserved seating, $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.
Film festival begins today
The Durango Film Festival begins today and runs through March 10. The film festival features 79 films with 19 world and American premiers presenting features, documentaries and short films. Tickets are on sale at (970) 259-2291 or www.durangofilmfestival.com.
Sculpture Walk needs entries
The fourth annual Heart of Evergreen Sculpture Walk is accepting entries until March 15. Eight or more sculptures will be selected for display for one year in downtown Evergreen. Each selected sculptor receives $500 and all sculptures are for sale. For prospectus, send name and address to: Art for the Mountain Community, P.O. Box 3657 Evergreen, 80437-3657.