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Cooper Corner Gallery: March Second Friday

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Cooper Corner Gallery is featuring new green works for Painting the Green. Enjoy new work and enter a drawing for a $50 Cooper Corner Gallery gift certificate. Wine, beer and snacks will be served.

5-7 p.m. Friday, March 11

Admission: Free

315 Eighth St.

Info: http://www.coopercornergallery.com

Artist Mercantile and Gallery: John P. Newbury Art Opening

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy Second Friday fine art and happy hour while perusing landscape oil paintings from emerging artist John P. Newbury. The show will run through the month of March.

5 p.m. Friday, March 11

Admission: Free

720 Midland Ave.

Info: http://www.artistsmg.net

Ann Korologos Gallery: “Colorado Color” Artists’ Reception

BASALT — “Colorado Color” is a group exhibition opening with an artists’ reception that features paintings, prints, sculpture and ceramics by seven accomplished artists, including Peter Campbell, Veryl Goodnight, Peggy Judy, Amy Laugesen, Nathan Solano, Simon Winegar and Michael Wisner. Additionally, this presentation will include work by three new artists: painter Rick Stevens and printmakers Paula Schuette Kraemer and Sherrie York. Runs through April 12.

5-7 p.m. Friday, March 11

211 Midland Ave.

Admission: Free

Info: 927-9668 and http://www.korologosgallery.com

Carbondale Branch Library: “Just Dance” and Sing-along Party

CARBONDALE — Tweens and teens are invited to play Wii “Just Dance” after hours at the library. Sing and dance along to your favorite YouTube videos. Snacks provided.

6 p.m. Friday, March 11

Admission: Free

320 Sopris Ave.

Info: http://www.gcpld.org

Silt Fire Station: Music Jam

SILT — An open mic night on the second Friday of every month. All are welcome to come and play music at the Silt Fire Station.

7 p.m. Friday, March 11

Admission: Free

711 Main St.

Info: (720) 269-4046

Glenwood Springs Kiwanis: Stars of Tomorrow 2016

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs Kiwanis presents the 2016 Stars of Tomorrow showcasing talent ages 10-18 years from Basalt to Rifle. First Place: $1000 Kiwanis scholarship. The public is welcome.

7 p.m. Friday, March 11

Admission: $8/adults, $5/students and seniors, and $25/families of 4, at the door

GSHS Jeannie Miller Auditorium, 1521 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/GlenwoodSpringsKiwanisClub

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Eighth Annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza: “Transformation”

CARBONDALE — Carbondale’s annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza returns with local models from all walks of life, performance and dance art, multimedia and graphic arts, and inspiring sustainable fashion. Titled, “Transformation,” the two-night fashion show raises environmental awareness and funds to provide arts education to Roaring Fork Valley youth.

Doors open at 7 and show at 8 p.m. Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12

Admission: Pre-sale tickets $35/CCAH members and $40/nonmembers

Carbondale Recreation Center, 567 Colorado Ave.

Info: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com

CCAH: Green Is The New Black Fashion Extravaganza Trunk Sale

CARBONDALE — Shopping locally and check out the original designs, jewelry and accessories from designers at the Green Is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza. The designers will be on hand and you can arrange for custom-made items or buy designs seen on the runway. Even if you don’t get to see the show, walk away with an original and sustainably made design.

After the show Friday, March 11, and 3-6 p.m. and after the show Saturday, March 12

Carbondale Recreation Center, 567 Colorado Ave.

Info: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com

Ute Event Center: Tinsley Ellis

RIFLE — Tinsley Ellis is an American blues and rock musician, who grew up in southern Florida. His love for electric blues grew by listening to British Invasion bands such as the Yardbirds, the Animals, Cream, and the Rolling Stones. Inspired by a live appearance by B.B. King, he was determined to become a blues guitarist.

7:30-10 p.m. Friday, March 11

Admission: $15

132 East Fourth St.

Info: 665-6569 and http://www.utetheater.com

Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC): “Freud’s Last Session”

CARBONDALE — The TRTC presents “Freud’s Last Session” by Mark St. Germain. The play, directed by Wendy Moore, imagines a meeting between legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud and the young, rising Oxford Don, C.S. Lewis. On the day England enters WWII, Freud and Lewis clash about love, sex, the existence of God, and the meaning of life.

7:30 p.m. Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12.

67 Promenade

Tickets and info: 963-8200 and http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Live Music with Chris Bank and Mark Johnson

BASALT — Enjoy soulful groove, R&B, funk, jazz and dance music at Heather’s Friday night.

8 p.m. Friday, March 11

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151 and http://www.heatherssavorypies.com

Crystal River Dance Club: DJ Lervick Beats

CARBONDALE — Dance to a house DJ and spend the evening dancing and supporting young adults And the community.

8 p.m. Friday, March 11

Admission: $5

572 LaFontana, Highway 133

Info: http://www.crystalriverdanceclub.com

Marble Distilling Company: After Hours with DJ Benny

CARBONDALE — Marble Distilling Company continues the Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza celebration with a dance party with DJ Benny.

9 p.m. Friday, March 11

Admission: Free

150 Main St.

Info: http://www.marbledistilling.com

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music with Louie and the Lizards

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Original music with rock elements, zany lyrics and a funky beat with Carbondale’s Louie and the Lizards after dinner Friday night in the Rivers’ bar.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, March 11

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813 and http://www.theriversrestaurant.com

Stubbies Sports Bar: EverGreen Grass Band

BASALT — Bringing an energetic and original act to any place they play, the EverGreen Grass Band has been winning ears and hearts alike with straight-forward, face-melting ungrass songs, toe-tapping country tunes and original grass arrangements of covers in any genre.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, March 11

Admission: Free

123 Emma Road

Info: http://www.evergreengrassband.com

Carbondale Branch Library: The Flying Mallets

CARBONDALE — The Flying Mallets is an African-style youth marimba band made up of local Carbondale Middle School students. The music is a dynamic and joyful mix of compositions from Zimbabwe, South Africa, and beyond. Directed by Eric Baumheier, this group will make you want to get up and move your dancing feet. Refreshments will be served.

3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12

Admission: Free

320 Sopris Ave.

Info: http://www.gcpld.org

Marble Distilling Company: Comedy Night with Brent Gill and Cody Spyker

CARBONDALE — Described as “a boisterous paragon of Denver comedy” by the Denver Westword, Brent Gill regularly performs at Denver’s Comedy Works and produces/hosts Boulder’s top weekly comedy show, the Boulder Comedy Show. His comedy-news show “Infauxmation!” appears regularly at Comedy Works and travels to Toronto and New York City. He has been featured on Xfiniti On-Demand and Denver’s comedy radio. Opening for Brent is Cody Spyker, originally from Glenwood Springs, now residing in Denver, a regular on the comedy scene.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, March 12

Admission: $5

150 Main St.

Info: http://www.marbledistilling.com/event/comedy-night-headliner-brent-gill

Ute Event Center: Spring Fling Fashion Show

RIFLE — The Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Networking group is an opportunity to network with other women in business in the Rifle area and develop new relationships. The theme for March’s Meeting is the annual Spring Fling Fashion Show. Enjoy appetizers, beer, wine and 2016 fashions.

7-10 p.m. Saturday, March 12

Admission: $35/premier seating around the runway, early admission, two drink tickets ($4 each), a drawing ticket and hor d’oeuvres, and $25/general admission for general seating, drink and drawing ticket and hor d’oeuvres, sold at the Rifle Chamber and participating retail stores in Carbondale, Glenwood and Rifle

132 East Fourth St.

Info: 665-6569, http://www.utetheater.com and http://www.riflechamber.com

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: The Logan Brothers

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Hear Glenwood’s Local’s Choice favorite band as they play their mix of classic rock, folk and modern rock with sushi and sake at Kanpai Saturday night.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12

3950 Midland Ave.

Admission: Free

Info: http://www.kanpaisushilounge.com

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Axis LP

BASALT — Enjoy live classic rock, pop, country, R&B and dance music by Larry and Patty Herd of Aspen’s Axis LP with appetizers, dinner and drinks at Heather’s Saturday evening.

8 p.m. Saturday, March 12

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151 and http://www.heatherssavorypies.com

Ute Event Center: Full Throttle Dance Company Fundraiser

RIFLE — Support the Full Throttle Dance Company competition team and dance crew to help cover competition fees and other items needed for the new dance studio. Enjoy a dance recital, silent auction and food.

5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 13

Admission: No entry fee; donations will be accepted

132 East Fourth St.

Info: 665-6569 and http://www.utetheater.com

Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association: International String Trio

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The International String Trio will perform on stage at the Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium. This trio of violin, guitar and bass is a group of exceptionally talented musicians, all alumni of Berklee College of Music in Boston. They pride themselves on their stylistic diversity, playing gypsy jazz, Appalachian folk and bluegrass, as well as virtuosic classical arrangements and popular songs from movie sound tracks.

7 p.m. Sunday, March 13

Admission: By membership ticket

1521 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.gsconcertassn.org and http://www.internationalstringtrio.com


Carbondale Branch Library and Mt. Sopris Historical Society: Episode Five of “The West”

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Branch Library and Mt. Sopris Historical Society presents the final episodes of the PBS documentary “The West” by Ken Burns. The documentary details history of the American west.

5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19

Admission: Free

320 Sopris Ave.

Info: 963-2889 and http://www.mtsoprishistoricalsociety.org

Anderson Ranch and CCAH: Artists in Residence Presentation

CARBONDALE — Join Anderson Ranch for a fun and engaging presentation of artwork on artists in residence. Each resident will share 20 slides of artwork in five-minute segments. Refreshments and snacks will be served. The public is invited to meet the residents, mingle and ask questions after the presentation.

7 p.m. Wednesday, March 23

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com

CCAH: Opening Reception of “Private Lives: Solo Exhibition by Shelly Safir Marolt”

CARBONDALE — Join CCAH for the opening reception of “Private Lives,” a solo exhibition by Shelly Safir Marolt, Her paintings are rooted in a deep sense of history and nostalgia. Her original influences and source material were home movies of her father’s childhood dating from the 1930’s; current works are often based on photographs taken by her 13-year-old daughter and offer more recent snapshots of her private life.

6-8 p.m. Friday, April 1

Admission: Free

The Launchpad, R2 Gallery, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com


CCAH: “Walls: Architectural Photography 1985-2015” and “Colorado Artists in Wilderness Residencies”

CARBONDALE — The CCAH presents two exhibitions that run through March 25. “Walls” explores Greg Watts’ response to the varying wall structures in his local and global travels. In additions to Walls, Wilderness Workshop’s Artist in Wilderness residents will display work inspired by the lands the Workshop helps to protect. This exhibition brings together a selection of six artists of the Western Slope who have been awarded this honor: Joan Engler, Michael Kinsley, Nancy Lovendahl, Jill Scher, Sylvia Emery Wilhelm and Ellen Woods.

Admission: Free

The Launchpad, R2 Gallery, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com

Carbondale Clay Center: Work by Liz Heller

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Clay Center artist in residence Liz Heller features her multi-media work in sculpture, print and functional slip-cast ceramic during March.

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: http://www.carbondaleclay.org

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Live Music and Dancing

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A new night of fun courtesy of the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue featuring dancing, dance instruction and live music by the Blu Plate Special band with Rich Ganson, Michael Jude, John Michel and Chris Bank. Full menu and bar available. All ages and abilities welcome. No reservations required.

Doors open at 6 p.m., dance instruction at 6:30 p.m., live music and dancing 7:30 p.m., every Monday

Admission: $15/dance instruction and $10/live music and dancing; food and bar extra

The Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699 and http://www.gvrshow.com

Crystal Glass Studio: Glassroom Open House

CARBONDALE — The Crystal Glass Studio is now offering glass art classes, with 10 percent off for early registration.

Tuition: Varies

50 Weant Blvd.

Info and class schedule: 963-3227 and email mary@crystalglassstudio.com

The Art Base (formerly the Wyly Art Center): “Out of Sight Insight” and “Colorscapes”

BASALT — The Art Base two. exhibitions, “Out of Sight Insight,” featuring two longtime Old Snowmass photographers Judy Hill Lovins and Amory B. Lovins at the Art Base Annex, and “Colorscapes,” featuring Basalt resident and artist Ada Christensen, run through Saturday, March 5.

Admission: Free

The Art Base, 174 Midland Ave., and Charles J. Wyly Gallery, 99 Midland Spur

Info and full schedule: 927-4123 or email info@thearatbase.org and http://www.theartbase.org

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Traditional Vaudeville Show Spring 2016 Season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Celebrate the new year with the community as Vaudeville offers a two-hour, family-friendly dinner theater show with professional talent performing comedy skits, seasonal jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and original comedic presentations.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays (No Sunday shows) through May 29, food; drinks and entertainment with show immediately following

Admission: $24/adults, $22/seniors and $16/kids (2-12 years old) show only; food and beverages optional and a la carte, 10% off groups of 10 or more

The Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

Info and reservations: 945-9699 and http://www.gvrshow.com

Midland Arts Company: Local Artisan and Craft Items

RIFLE — Midland Arts Company has moved to a bigger and better, new location. This co-operative gift shop features the work of Western Slope artists: handmade soaps and candles, fabric arts, iron work, original paintings, and turned-wood lamps, artisan jewelry and pottery.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

101 E. Third St., Rifle

Info: 625-3068 and http://www.midlandartscompany.com

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) ArtShare Gallery: Ceramist Lisa Ellena

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy the innovative art of CMC adjunct instructor Lisa Ellena with her next exhibit “Dream About Thinking.” Her functional pottery and encaustic work is displayed in downtown Glenwood.

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 and http://www.cmcartshare.com

Rifle Branch Library: “Art in the Stacks”: Michael Chaffee

RIFLE — Western Slope photographer Michael Chaffee’s “Art in the Stacks” exhibit features his scenic landscapes.

Admission: Free

207 East Ave.

Info: 625-3471 and http://www.gcpld.org

New Castle Recreation Dept. and Artilluma Dance Company: Dance Combo Classes

NEW CASTLE — Children ages 4-9 learn the basics of ballet, jazz and tap in the popular dance combo classes. Students will perform in the annual Spring Showcase in Rifle. Additional costume and showcase fees may be required.

4:15-5 p.m. for ages 4-6 and 5-6 p.m. ages 7-9 Thursdays

Cost: $45 initial registration fee and $45 monthly fee, required for the program that continues through mid-May

Pre-registration: http://www.newcastlerec.com

Info: 984-3352 and and http://www.newcastlerec.com

Mousai Gallery: Pat Winger Exhibit

CARBONDALE — Enjoy one-of-a-kind sculptures from locally sourced wood by Pat Winger at Mousai Gallery.

Admission: Free

50 Weant Blvd.

Info: 948-5687 and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mousai-Gallery/1493066817609009

Coredination and Bonedale Ballet: New Total Barre class with Vicki Tobia

CARBONDALE — A new Total Barre, a 60-minute dance-inspired body-conditioning workout, class with Vicki Tobia. She has an extensive and professional background in dance, pilates and fitness.

5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays

First class special: $5 off your first class

455 S. Third St.

Info and to RSVP: Alexandra Jerkunica at 379-2187 and http://www.bonedaleballet.com

CCAH: Classes at The Launchpad

CARBONDALE — Movement, music, and dance classes are in full swing at The Launchpad. Crystal River Ballet, The Yard Hip Hop, Carbondale Rhythm Collective, DanceLAB, Core Healing Arts, Aspen Dance Connection, and more offer classes for all ages seven days a week. Pick up a full schedule at the Launchpad or visit and click on Launchpad.

76 S. Fourth St.

Info: e-mail contact@launchpadcarbondale.com and http://www.carbondalearts.com

The Powers Art Center: Art Gallery

CARBONDALE — The Powers Art Center strives to teach the public about contemporary and pop art through exhibitions.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday

Admission: Free

13110 Colorado 82

Info: 963-4445, e-mail menglish@powersartcenter.org and http://www.powersartcenter.org

Harvest Pottery: Jail House Studio/Gallery

CARBONDALE — Harvest Pottery has opened its doors to the Jail House Studio/Gallery with new work on display. The historic jailhouse and cabin is free to visit and open to the public.

Admission: Free

500 Weant Blvd.

Info: 963-2550, email harvestpottery@q.com and http://www.harvestpottery.com

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: Open Mic Nights

NEW CASTLE — Open Mic every Sunday for music therapy at the Black Dog Saloon.

5 p.m. Sundays

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999, http://www.thedognewcastle.com and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Groves-Black-Dog-Saloon

CCAH: Figure Drawing Sessions

CARBONDALE — Drop-in, non-taught model figure drawing session facilitated by Philip Hone Williams with a live figure model.

6-9 p.m. Mondays

CCAH classroom, Third Street Center

Info: 456-2865 or e-mail honewilliams@gmail.com to reserve space

Hotel Colorado: Monday Night Jazz

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Hotel Colorado features valley musicians for Monday night jazz jam sessions, including Justin Pfeifer on piano, Ashton Taufer on bass, and Zach Ritchie on drums. Middle through high school, as well as local, musicians of all levels have an opportunity to hone their skills and enjoy camaraderie and networking with fellow jazz musicians.

7-9:30 p.m. Mondays

Admission: Free

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: e-mail zgritchie@gmail.com and http://www.hotelcolorado.com

Carbondale Beer Works: Phat Pagan Open Mic Night

CARBONDALE — Patrick Fagan invites performers of all types for free expression, liberal libations and musical invention. No cover.

7:30 p.m. Mondays

Admission: Free

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and http://www.carbondalebeerworks.com

Rivers: Open Mic Nite

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Open mic for artists of all types hosted by Dan Rosenthal. All talents welcome. $1 taco special. No cover.

8-10 p.m., Wednesdays

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: Geeks Who Drink

NEW CASTLE — Geeks Who Drink (not your average) Pub Trivia Thursdays at the Black Dog Saloon.

7:30 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999, http://www.geekswhodrink.com and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Groves-Black-Dog-Saloon

Main Street Gallery: Regional artists

GLENWOOD SPRINGS AND CARBONDALE — Works by Dean Bowlby, Stephen Datz, Berard Hofmann, Jane Lee, Linda Loeschen and Mary Noone. The gallery also specializes in preservation-quality framing.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday

399 Main St., Carbondale

Admission: Free

Info: http://www.mainstreetgall.com, 945-4817 and 963-3775

Cooper Wine and Spirits: Free Tastings

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy free tastings every weekend in downtown Glenwood Springs, as Cooper Wine and Spirits showcases different varieties of hand-selected wines, craft beers and Colorado spirits.

5-7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cooper-Wine-Spirit/206692372844660

CCAH: Drop-in figure drawing class

CARBONDALE — Open to all ages and abilities, CCAH is offering an uninstructed session for figure drawing. Bring your own easel and supplies.

7-9 p.m. Mondays

Fee: Model’s fee

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com, ccah@sopris.net and 963-1680

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