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News in brief

Aspen Times staff report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN – A holiday appetizer cooking class, with proceeds benefiting a local ballerina, will be held from 4-7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Conundrum Catering kitchen in Eagles Building, 700 E. Bleeker St.

Attendants of the class, taught by Gourmet Girl on the Go founder Megan Rainnie, will learn tips and techniques on how to cook a variety of holiday treats.

The beneficiary of the event is Aspen resident 15-year-old Remy Lamping, who is raising money to attend and train in Bolshoi Ballet academy in Moscow. Cost is $75 per person.

For more information, visit or call Rainnie at (970) 205-9328.

ASPEN – Former Hollywood executive story editor Claude Brickell is in Aspen and will teach a professional-level screenwriting workshop in November to aspiring Aspen writers.

The class, titled “How to Write a Professional Screenplay and Sell it to Hollywood,” will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Pitkin County Library.

For more information email, or meet Brickell in person at the library event. Brickell is currently a screenwriting instructor at New York University.

CARBONDALE – A two-hour workshop, “From Home School to Public School,” will be presented by Colorado Mountain College from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Aspen Glen. The workshop will discuss the types of education available in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Public, private, charter and home school along with the Waldorf and Montessori philosophies are part of this program. The cost for the class is $27. Call Mary Clement, at (970) 963-2172, to reserve a spot.