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A&E Briefs for April 15 through 21


Colorado Mountain College (CMC): CMC Art Students/Bookcliffs Art Center Fine Arts Show

RIFLE —The CMC Rifle campus hosts an art show featuring the works of students, faculty and Bookcliffs Arts Center members. This reception is free to the community and works of art will be for sale to benefit the artists, a Peoples Choice Award will be voted on and awarded to three of the art pieces. To participate in this show, download this application: Rifle Art Show App 2016.

Artists’ reception 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, April 15

Admission: Free

3695 Airport Road

Info: http://www.coloradomtn.edu/campuses/rifle

Gathering Center at The Orchard: Date Through the Year Fundraiser

CARBONDALE — Join Blue Lake Preschool for the annual Date Through the Year fundraiser. Your ticket includes a silent auction, door prizes, dancing and music by DJ Dylan, photo booth, games with prizes, local food and drinks. All money raised supports the preschool.

6-10 p.m. (date drawing at 9:30) Friday, April 15

Admission: $25/presale and $30/door

110 Snowmass Dr.

Info: Michelle or Savanna at 963-4380

Sopris Theatre Company: “Uncle Vanya” Opening Weekend

SPRING VALLEY — “Uncle Vanya” is a play by the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov first published in 1897. The play portrays the visit of an elderly professor and his glamorous, much younger second wife, Yeléna, to the rural estate that supports their urban lifestyle.

7 p.m. Friday, April 15, Saturday April 16 and 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, April 17; and April 21-24

Admission: $13/students and $18/adults

3000 County Road 114

Info: 947-8252 and http://www.coloradomtn.edu/programs/theatre

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Live Music with Smokin’ Joe and Zoe

BASALT — Singer-songwriters Smokin’ Joe and Zoe play country pop, classic rock, and Latin pop at Heather’s Friday night.

8 p.m. Friday, April 15

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Steve’s Guitars: Natural Transfusion

CARBONDALE — This group of local musicians has been playing the room for years in a number of different groups. Remember Vision Quest of a few years ago with Harris on hot guitar and Paul on sweet sax? Now they’re joined by Mateo of Let Them Roar and some of their friends to make some very cool funky, jazzy instrumentals.

8:30 p.m. Friday, April 15

Admission: $10

Info: http://www.stevesguitars.net

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music with the Guilty Pleasure

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Guilty Pleasure plays good time rock ‘n roll with a twist after dinner Friday night in the Rivers’ bar.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, April 15

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

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

Integra Sports and Vicco’s Charcoalburger Drive-In: Bike Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The riding season is here and Integra Sports and Vicco’s Charcoalburger Drive-In host a new bike night event. Eat, hang out, look at bikes, and have the chance to win raffle prizes and give-aways.

3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16

Admission: Fee

2802 S. Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.integramotorsports.com and http://www.charcoalburger.com

River Bridge Regional Center: Imagine 4 Fundraiser

CARBONDALE — Imagine 4 is River Bridge Regional Center’s annual fundraiser. Event-goers will be treated to live music by the Leonard Curry Trio, wine and beer, an extensive silent auction, as well as a delicious culinary experience from valley chefs.

6 p.m. Saturday, April 16

Admission: $50

Old Thompson Barn at River Valley Ranch

Info: http://www.riverbridgerc.org

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Josefina Mendez, Mark Johnson and Tim Fox

BASALT — Enjoy live jazz by Josefina Mendez and friends for appetizers, dinner and drinks at Heather’s Saturday evening. Singing in English, Spanish and Portuguese, she blends the north and south american styles of jazz, from swing to bossa nova. Tangos and boleros are always welcome.

7 p.m. Saturday, April 16

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Loyal Brothers Lounge: Comedy Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Loyal Brothers’ regular monthly comedy show returns the third Saturday in April with one of the first comics to perform at Loyal Brothers, Roger Norquist, and one of Denver’s favorite funnymen, Joshua Skillman. This month’s guests are newcomer to the Boulder scene, Shelby Ruth, along with mountain transplant from Tulsa, Michael Jordan Dunn.

10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, April 16

Admission: Free

813/815 Grand Ave.

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

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: Stand-up Comedy with Kevin Craft

NEW CASTLE — Traveling stand-up comedian Kevin Craft, who can be seen touring nationwide, is in Colorado and stopping at the Black Dog for one night of laughs. Ticket proceeds benefit the memorial fund for New Castle native and American hero Will “Pyro” DuBois, who died fighting ISIS.

8-10 p.m. Sunday, April 17

Admission: $10

219 W. Main St.

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


Downtown Glenwood Springs: Day Out Downtown

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Shop local and save during Glenwood Springs’ first Day Out Downtown of the spring season. Visit downtown for a construction party celebrating “All Shops Open.” Pop into downtown shops and restaurants for special deals and a bite to eat.

10 a.m. Thursday, April 21

Admission: Free

Grand Avenue and beyond

Info: http://www.facebook.com/Day-Out-Downtown-Glenwood-Springs-793374357383456

Ute Theater and Event Center: The Young Dubliners

RIFLE — The Young Dubliners is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1988. The band’s style of music has come to be called Celtic rock, for the fusion of Irish traditional instruments and music with modern rock. They have released 10 albums, starting with Rocky Road in 1993, and most recently nine in 2013.

7:30-10 p.m. Friday, April 22

Admission: $25

132 E. Fourth St.

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

Marble Distilling Company: The Milemarkers

CARBONDALE — Hang out at Marble Distilling Co. after a night of 5Point films and enjoy the sounds of live music, courtesy of Nelson Oldham and Hap Harriman of The Milemarkers, for an acoustic night in the Tasting Room. Enjoy Americana rock with skillfully crafted, original songs. 8-11 p.m. Friday, April 22

Admission: Free

150 Main St.

Info: http://www.marbledistilling.com and http://www.marbledistilling.com/events

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Dancers Dancing: “A Night in New York”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The annual Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Dancers Dancing program presents “A Night (of Dance) In New York.”

7 p.m. Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 24

Admission: $14/adults, $8/child; $16/adults and $10/child after April 15

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: http://www.glenwoodarts.org

Marble Distilling Company: Electric Lemon

CARBONDALE — Electric Lemon is a local blues band that’s been playing in the Roaring Fork Valley for the past several years and will be a fun addition to the 5Point Film Festival weekend of events in Carbondale. Enjoy the sounds of Marc Bruell on guitar/vocals, Patrick Fagan on bass/vocals, and Mark Gray on guitar/vocals. Electric Lemon plays avariety of blues from the ‘20s up to the present, with some rock, country, and originals sprinkled in.

8:30-11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23

Admission: Free

150 Main St.

Info: http://www.marbledistilling.com and http://www.marbledistilling.com/events

Colorado Animal Rescue (C.A.R.E.): Dogs ‘n Doughnuts

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy a sweet treat and meet the dog of your dreams with C.A.R.E. Dogs for adoption, $25 free dog-themed doughnuts and free personalized pet ID tags will be featured. Parking is available at Sweet Coloradough, with additional parking at Big John’s Ace Hardware. Also parking on 27th or 23rd streets.

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, April 24

Admission: Free

2430 S. Glen Ave.

Info: http://www.coloradoanimalrescue.org

Carbondale Council on the Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Mountain Fair Poster Design Contest

CARBONDALE — The theme of this year’s Mountain Fair is CommUNITY. The winning design will be on t-shirts, the official poster, and the artist will receive $500. Designs can be in any medium. Please include The 45th Carbondale Mountain Fair within the design along with the dates, July 29, 30 and 31. Entries can be dropped off or mailed to CCAH with name, phone number, and email attached to the back of your work.

Deadline Friday, April 29

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

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

CCAH: Open Reception of “Renascence: Works by Daniel Sprick, Dean Bowlby, Andrea Kemp and Gregory Tonozzi

CARBONDALE — CCAH is proudly presents “Renascence,” an art exhibition featuring original works by Daniel Sprick, Dean Bowlby, Andrea Kemp and Gregory Tonozzi, opening to the public on Friday, Apr. 29, and running through May 27. The term “renascence” is an older term for “renaissance” and refers to a renewal, or revival, in the world of the classical arts and the spirit of learning and culture. Each of these now established and highly respected artists had their beginnings here in the Roaring Fork Valley and it is a great honor for CCAH to host their masterfully crafted paintings and sensual, tactile sculptures.

6-8 p.m. Friday, April 29

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays

Admission: Free

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

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

Black Nugget: The Habits

CARBONDALE — The Black Nugget introduces new local rock with a debate performance by The Habits. Nikki and Rob Miller, Frank Botti, and Billy Jensen comprise the band which will play live rock Saturday night in downtown Carbondale.

9:30 p.m. Friday, April 29

Admission: Free

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498 and http://www.facebook.com/TheBlackNugget

CCAH: A Special Figure Drawing Workshop with Andrea Kemp

CARBONDALE —Join CCAH and artist Andrea Kemp for a special figure drawing workshop with a drawing demonstration, direct instruction, and brief critique and questions. A live model will be provided. Kemp, an early student of master painter Daniel Sprick, is an accomplished artist best known for her figurative work with a long list of awards, honors, and solo exhibitions. Join CCAH for an inspiring day of studying the human figure.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30

Admission: $45/participant, class size limited to 25

Gym at Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Registration and info: http://www.carbondalearts.com and Staci Dickerson at 379-9419, 963-1680 and email staci@carbondalearts.com

Colorado Office of Economic Development and CCAH: Fifth Annual Creative Industries Summit

CARBONDALE — The annual Creative Industries Summit is a two-day conference that targets creative entrepreneurs, emerging creatives, municipal and non-profit cultural workers, and creative district leaders. Events feature workshops, speakers, panelists, brewery tours, local food, art and music.

Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6

Admission: A variety of events are free and open to the whole community

The Orchard, Dolores Way and other Carbondale locations

Info and to register for the conference: 963-1680, email: deborah@carbondalearts.com and http://www.carbondalearts.com and http://www.coloradocreativeindustries.org


Cooper Corner Gallery: One Good Turn

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Cooper Corner Gallery features wood artist Bruce Knuth, who shares photos and describe how he makes his treasures.

Admission: Free

315 Eighth St.

Info: http://www.coopercornergallery.com

Carbondale Clay Center: “Sex, Coffee and Art”

CARBONDALE — The Carbondale Clay Center’s April gallery exhibition features “Sex, Coffee and Art” with work by Jennifer Degges and John Emerson.

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and http://www.carbondaleclay.org

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

CARBONDALE — A solo exhibition by Shelly Safir Marolt, with paintings 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.

Admission: Free

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

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

Chapman’s Pub: Tutus and Karaoke

NEW CASTLE — Every Friday, its karaoke at Chapman’s Pub. Come on down to croon your old favorites. Grab and friend and make it a night out with signature drinks and a great fun vibe. Karaoke starts at 8:30 p.m. Fridays

Admission: Free

366 W. Main St.

Info: 984-7249 and http://www.chapmanspubhouse.com

Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse: Crab Dinner and Live Music

RIFLE — Enjoy a crab dinner with 1 and 1/2 pounds of Opilio crab, two sides, and soup or salad bar, followed by live music by the Goodman Band from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

5 p.m. Fridays

Admission: Free; $22.99/dinner

1733 Railroad Ave.

Info: http://www.clubfresh.me

Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse: Live Music and Dance

RIFLE — Take free country dance lessons from 5:30-7 p.m., then practice your new moves to live music by Spaghetti Western from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., with a prime rib dinner in between.

5:30 p.m. Saturdays

Admission: Free; $19.99/dinner

1733 Railroad Ave.

Info: http://www.clubfresh.me

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. Mondays

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

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

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

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

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

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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