A&E Briefs for April 8 – 14


Cooper Corner Gallery: April Second Friday: One Good Turn

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Cooper Corner Gallery features wood artist Bruce Knuth, who will share photos and describe how he makes his treasures. Enjoy meeting Knuth and other artists, as well as hors d’oeuvres and wine.

5 p.m. Friday, April 8

Admission: Free

315 Eighth St.


Ute Theater and Event Center: “Tarzan the Musical”

RIFLE — Enjoy Disney’s version of “Tarzan” with apes, Tarzan and Jane swinging about, making the audience feel a part of the action. Kids will be amazed by the sights and excitement of the beloved story brought to life in front of their eyes.

6 p.m. Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9

Admission: $8-$12

132 E. Fourth St.

Info: 665-6569 and

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, April 8

Admission: Free

711 Main St.

Info: (720) 269-4046

Liberty Classical Academy: “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A treat for all ages, the Liberty Classical Academy (formerly the Garden School)’s annual all-school theater production “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!” features twists, turns and a few flying loops. Three performance times available.

7 p.m. Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 10

Admission: $8-$12

Glenwood Springs High School, 1521 Grand Ave.

Tickets and info: and!tickets/ntat8

Marble Distilling Company: The Milemarkers

CARBONDALE — The Milemarkers’ Nelson Oldham and Hap Harriman present another acoustic night of Americana rock. Sit back, sip and enjoy the sounds of Carbondale’s own The Milemarkers.

8 p.m. Friday, April 8

Admission: $5

150 Main St.

Info: and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Live Music with Aspen 440/Harding, Hawes and Lisa Sarver

BASALT — Classic rock from Aspen 440/Harding, Hawes and Lisa Sarver at Heather’s Friday night.

8 p.m. Friday, April 8

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151 and

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music with the Rescue Band

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Rescue Band plays a mix of Steve Miller, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Talking Heads, James Gand and more after dinner Friday night in the Rivers’ bar.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, April 8

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813 and

Marble Distilling Company: Comedy Night with Sam Tallent and Music by Rootstomp

CARBONDALE — Second Saturday at the Marble Distilling Company means one thing at the MDC, comedy night. April welcomes headliner Denver comic Sam Tallent, known for whip-quick wit and rollicking improvisations, When not touring coast to coast, he appears regularly at Denver’s Comedy Works, his hometown club, and hosts Film on the Rocks at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater, and has worked alongside Louis CK, Dave Chappelle, Doug Stanhope, Dana Carvey, Hannibal Buress and TJ Miller. Live music with Rootstomp will follow.

6-8 for comedy and music 8:30-11 p.m. Saturday, April 9

Admission: $5 for comedy

150 Main St.


Bangkok Happy Bowl: Folk Duo Pam and Dan

EL JEBEL — Enjoy Thai food while listening to the classic cover folk tunes of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Dobie Gray and more.

6 p.m. Saturday, April 9

400 E. Valley Road, Suite G

Admission: Free


Kanpai Sushi Bar and Lounge: Live Music with Dwight F. Ferren

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Solo acoustic guitar instrumentals for with sushi and sake at Kanpai.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 230-9498 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Live Music with Axis LP

BASALT — Enjoy the contemporary sounds of Larry and Patty Herd of Aspen’s Axis LP, as the musical duo plays classic rock, soulful groove, jazz, country pop and dance music.

8 p.m. Saturday, April 9

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151 and


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


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.


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

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

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: and Staci Dickerson at 379-9419, 963-1680 and email


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

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

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

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.


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.


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

Ann Korologos Gallery: “Colorado Color”

BASALT — “Colorado Color” is a group exhibition featurung 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.

211 Midland Ave.

Admission: Free

Info: 927-9668 and

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

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

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 and

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

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

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


Info: 984-3352 and and

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

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 and

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 and

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 and

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, and

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 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 and

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

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, and

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:, 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.


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:, and 963-1680

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