News for Thursday, January 12, 2006



Arts Calendar for Jan. 12

¤"Interpretation: New works by Patricia Branstead" is on display at the Comb Goddess, in the Old West Building on 11th Street. Call 871-0606.

Autumn Phillips: Different kind of Zen

The last time I took an exercise class, leotards were in style.

Town Board adopts revised codes

The Oak Creek Town Board adopted five amended municipal codes during its meeting Thursday night. At issue were several municipal codes that Oak Creek Mayor Kathy "Cargo" Rodeman said needed to be eliminated or modified.

CD Reviews for Jan. 13

Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke "Sixty Six Steps" Available at All That Jazz for $16.98

Boards to look at Bible course

A proposal for an elective high school class that would teach the Bible as a historical document is scheduled to come before the Steamboat Springs School Board this month.

Riverwalk plan progresses

The proposed Riverwalk project is two steps closer to approval. The Steamboat Springs Planning Commission voted 4-1 on Thursday to approve two phases of the proposed development, a 10-building project along Yampa Street between Third and Fifth streets that would include 72 residential units, seven deed-restricted affordable units, 35 hotel rooms, 35,234 square feet of commercial space and 108 underground parking garage spaces

Music calendar for Jan. 13

Tonight ¤ Steve Boynton When: 4 to 7 p.m. Where: Chaps in the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel Cost: Free Call: 871-5500

Autumn's picks for Jan. 13

Tonight ¤ Medeski, Martin and Wood When: Doors open at 6 p.m. (No opening act) Where: Music Tent in the lower lot of Steamboat Ski Area Cost: $22 in advance at All That Jazz, Christie Sports in Central Park Plaza or Gondola Square SportStalker Call: 879-7179 Why you should go: Medeski inside a spaceship cockpit of keyboards steering the musical world.

Making the end of the world a more positive experience

Medeski, Martin and Wood's latest album "End of the World Party (Just in Case)" proves that, if anything, is going on in music, the band is one step ahead of it.

Church hosts concert for teens

An online review of one of Spoken's concerts described an unassuming guy walking through the crowd with a Bible.

North and South meet in Colorado

For all those who know Chris Wood, bass player for Medeski, Martin and Wood, it's time to meet his brother.

It goes away if you don't write it down

Rick Bragg's story about his family, "All Over But the Shoutin,'" begins by simply saying, "This is not an important book."

Making a scene in the corner

Cully Kistler gives a whole new meaning to the term "plein-air." She paints on location and completes the piece in a matter of hours. When she finally lifts the brush, she does not go back to make corrections or additions.

On Scene for Jan. 13

Look around your town When people visit and you search around town desperately for something to entertain them, you realize there are things that locals take for granted.

High school pingpong tournament tonight

Local teens can paddle it out for the right to be called pingpong champions -- and winners of $25 gift certificates -- during a city Teen Programs event tonight.

Inside the world of men

More than three decades ago, Bob Baker read Galway Kinnell's poem "The Bear." The poem is difficult to read because of its graphic description of man versus nature.

Man suspected of exposing himself

A 24-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of showing his genitals to people standing on a hotel balcony.

Commissioners discuss barn project

Steamboat Springs Planning Commissioners agreed with residents that a proposed project is high in density, but they said that density is needed.

The Record for Jan. 13

12:08 a.m. Someone in the 3100 block of Columbine Drive reported hearing loud music. The residents were warned.

Briefs for Jan. 13

A fire destroyed a small shed on Routt County Road 14D on Thursday afternoon.

Chix split series vs. 'Wolves

The Chix with Stix picked up its third win of the season Satur�--day against the Silverwolves of Colorado Springs.

Back to the gym

Club volleyball runs through spring

Steamboat Springs High School sophomore Lauren Marias has played club volleyball for three winters. She believes in its benefits.

Driver pleads not guilty

A Craig man accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and hitting a family's minivan pleaded not guilty in Routt County District Court on Thursday.

Bands pass music on to the next generation

Brady Rymer looked out on his audience of pint-sized rock fans and heard a 4-year-old yell "Last Night in Utero." It wasn't much different from the screamed requests he used to get in nightclubs when he played with the band From Good Homes.