“Dorcas” is one of the images included in “A Thousand Smiles in Kenya,” an exhibit at CMC-Aspen by Roaring Fork Valley photojournalist Kate Lapides of her recent trip to Kenya with For the Good Period. Photo Kate Lapides For Kate Lapides, not all that occurs in Africa is about poverty and despair. On a trip...

Cassidy Willey, Kelly Ketzenbarger and Ciara Morrison, shown left to right, are actresses cast in Anton Chekhov’s “The Three Sisters,” in the play-within-a-play called “Anton in Show Business.” Sopris Theatre Company is producing this comedy that pokes fun at theatrical life, from Feb. 19 through 28 at...

In a classic scene from “The Miracle Worker,” from left, Emily Henley as Helen Keller and Kelly Ketzenbarger as Annie Sullivan have a breakthrough. Two encore performances of the award-winning play are being performed by Sopris Theatre Company, formerly known as CMC Theatre, at the Wheeler Opera House Feb. 5-6,...

Last year these students of the Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute prepared a multi-course meal for the 2015 “A Celebration of Haute Cuisine,” a fundraising dinner held at the Keystone Ranch Restaurant. This year’s four-course dinner will be held Feb. 11, and is sponsored by Vail Resort’s Epic...

Two sessions and presentations on the Grand Avenue Bridge construction take place today, Thursday, January 14, 2016. Both events will be held at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. The first session will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, with a presentation at noon, and the second from 5:00-7:00 PM, with a...

Functional pottery by Lisa Ellena, part of an exhibit of the artist’s work at the CMC ArtShare Gallery beginning Jan. 8. To begin the new year, ceramist Lisa Ellena will fill the CMC ArtShare Gallery in downtown Glenwood Springs with her functional and sometimes surreal ceramic and encaustic work. An opening reception...

Colorado Mountain College in Aspen is inviting area residents to make a difference in their neighbor’s lives by donating gently used warm coats and dollars to a campus-sponsored coat drive between November 23rd and December 18th. CMC in Aspen is partnering with One Warm Coat, a national non-profit organization, to...

Sopris Theatre Company, formerly known as CMC Theatre, is presenting Tom Stoppard’s “The Real Inspector Hound” this fall. “The Real Inspector Hound” follows theater critics Moon and Birdboot, who are swept into the whodunit they are watching. In the hilarious spoof of Agatha Christie-like melodramas that...

The CMC Latino Student Club organized and hosted a Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) Fiesta Monday, November 2nd at the Steamboat Springs Campus.

Nico Passerini reviews a portrait of his family that was taken by CMC professional photography program student Andrea Holland during a 2014 Help-Portrait session at CMC in Carbondale. Photo: Kate Lapides The faculty, staff and students of the professional photography program at Colorado Mountain College will be at the...