A&E Briefs for June 3 through 9 | PostIndependent.com

A&E Briefs for June 3 through 9

THIS WEEKEND

64th Annual Rallye Glenwood

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The MG Car Club – Rocky Mountain Centre invites the public to celebrate the 64th Annual Rallye Glenwood Springs, the oldest continually-held time-speed-distance rallye in the U.S.

Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5

Admission: Free

Two Rivers Park, 740 Devereux Road

Info: http://www.mgcc.org/60thglenwood

The True Media Foundation and Teen GEMS Coaching: Ignite Coffeehouse Youth Open Mic

CARBONDALE — Ignite Coffee House is a place where teens can create and share conscious media. True Media Foundation and Teen GEMS Coaching partner to create a platform for teens to share their unique voice. Music, poetry, and short film are shared in a public, open mic format. All young people are encouraged to share. Slots are 3-5 minutes and sign-up required.

5-8 p.m. Friday, June 3 (First Fridays June through September)

Admission: Free, donations accepted

Bonfire Coffee, 433 Main St.

Info: http://www.truemediafoundation.org/youth-open-mic

Ute Theater and Event Center: Rifle First Fridays Presents Valle Musico with Jake Statler

RIFLE — Valle Musico’s musical collaboration is an exploration of guitars and percussion, the improvisational and notated aspects of classical, jazz, world beat musical genres and how they blend, combine and fuse.

5:30-9 p.m. Friday, June 3

Admission: Free

132 E. Fourth St.

Info: 665-6569, http://www.utetheater.com and http://www.utetheater.com/event/rifle-first-fridays-presents-valle-musico-wspecial-guest-jake-statler

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Betty Jane Schuss Memorial Garden Dedication Reception

CARBONDALE — Join CCAH and Dance Initiative for the dedication of the Betty Jane Schuss Memorial Garden. The Launchpad’s edible gardens, flagstone patio and pathways, rock amphitheater, and more were made possible by the Betty Jane Schuss Foundation and is open to the public. The community is welcome to take a lunch break on the back patio at the community table and benches, made by Mike Rand. Bring the kids by to pick kale, chard, herbs, and strawberries and then play in the willow nest created by Rob and Ginger Janssen High Mountain Gardens. More sculptures will pop up as the Sculpture Garden takes shape.

5:30 p.m. Friday, June 3

Admission: Free

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

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

Marble Distilling Company: First Friday with Ryan Chrys and The Rough Cuts

CARBONDALE — Join in the fun of Carbondale’s First Friday arts events around town for a block party, MDC-style. The street will be closed off for a summer launch party complete with food trucks and and evening of live modern outlaw country music from Ryan Chrys and The Rough Cuts out of Denver.

5:30-11:55 p.m. Friday, June 3

Admission: Free

150 Main St.

Info: http://www.marbledistilling.com

Carbondale Clay Center: First Friday Art Opening

CARBONDALE — The bustling Carbondale Clay Center hosts a First Friday opening for June featuring new work from resident artist Collette Spears. “Calculated” is a personal and self-reflective display of carved ceramic pieces and tattings that delve into the anxieties of being human.

6-8 p.m. Friday, June 3

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: http://www.carbondaleclay.org

CCAH: “Mandalas Considered: New Paintings by Richard Carter” Opening Reception

CARBONDALE — Join CCAH for the opening of “Mandalas Considered,” a solo exhibition featuring new paintings by Richard Carter. His valley roots reach back to the conversion of Aspen’s old Holy Cross Power House into the Aspen Center for Visual Arts (now the Aspen Art Museum). His exhibition at The Launchpad uses the mandala’s form as a meditation in painting, and to also invoke science and geometry while going on a bender with color.

Artist’s reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 3

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, until June 24

Admission: Free

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

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

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley Bluegrass Concert

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley perform at the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue venue for a show great for fans of bluegrass. Ickes is a multiple IBMA award-winning dobro player formerly of Blue Highway. He played the Vaudeville previously with Jim Hurst. Hensley has a voice with the soul of Merle Haggard and a versatile tonality that has an old school country sound but is freshly cut.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, showtime 7:30 p.m.

Admission: $20/person; food and beverage extra

The Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

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

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 p.m. Friday, June 3

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 230-9498 and http://www.kanpaisushilounge.com

Yampah Mountain High School: Immersive Theater Production of “Bernays Academy”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Looking for a different experience while visiting Glenwood? “Bernays Academy” is Colorado’s first immersive theater where the audience becomes participants and features a dystopian narrative set in a prep school, 3D dance, a puzzle room, art projects and multi-media experiences. The show takes place all over the school, in 20 different locations.

7 p.m. June 3-5 and 10-12

Admission: $15, includes refreshment

695 Red Mountain Dr.

Info and reservations: 456-3357

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Live Music with Uptown Strutters, Bluefield, Cole, Harmon and Roberta Lewis

BASALT — Enjoy the live music of the Uptown Strutters, Bluefield, Cole, Harmon and Roberta Lewis as they play funk, jazz, blues, classic rock and jazz Friday night at Heather’s in historic downtown Basalt.

8 p.m. Friday, June 3

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Dance Initiative and CoMotion: Artist in Residence Performance

CARBONDALE — Dance Initiative concludes its first Artist in Residence of 2016 with a studio performance of original work created by spring artists Laura Ann Samuelson and Meg Madorin. Over the course of two months, Samuelson and Madorin have worked together to create a solo, “We Care,” They have also collaborated with dancers Alya Howe, Chloe Burton, Dana Ellis, Deborah Colley, Emily Fifer and Meagan Shapiro, of Carbondale-based dance company, CoMotion: a conscious movement project, to create an improvisation-based work.

8:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4

Admission: $10/online, $15/door; seating limited

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info and online tickets: 963-8681, email danceinitiative@gmail.com and http://www.danceinitiative.org

Steve’s Guitars: The Old Salt Union

CARBONDALE — Old Salt Union is known for playing music by their own set of rules. While the men who make up the group are not complete rebels, they are certainly focused on exposing people to a purer, more exciting, and more original form of music, drawing influence from Bill Monroe, Sam Bush and Del McCoury, to jazz great Bill Evans and composer Danny Elfman.

8:30 p.m. Friday, June 3

Admission: $15

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, http://www.stevesguitars.net and http://www.oldsaltunion.com

Dance Initiative and CoMotion: Artist in Residence Performance

CARBONDALE — Dance Initiative concludes its first Artist in Residence of 2016 with a studio performance of original work created by spring artists Laura Ann Samuelson and Meg Madorin. Over the course of two months, Samuelson and Madorin have worked together to create a solo, “We Care,” They have also collaborated with dancers Alya Howe, Chloe Burton, Dana Ellis, Deborah Colley, Emily Fifer and Meagan Shapiro, of Carbondale-based dance company, CoMotion: a conscious movement project, to create an improvisation-based work.

8:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4

Admission: $10/online, $15/door; seating limited

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info and online tickets: 963-8681, email danceinitiative@gmail.com and http://www.danceinitiative.org

The Designer’s Vault and Wine Room: Painter’s Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood gypsy band Painter’s Stage will play live music for a fun night downtown. Enjoy Colorado wines by the glass and an intimate atmosphere in this quaint basement boutique.

8:30-11:30 p.m. Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4

Admission: Free

214 Eight St., Suite 17

Info: 230-0479, http://www.coloradodesignandwine.com and http://www.facebook.com/TheDesignersVaultDesignandWineRoom

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music with the Steve Skinner Band

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Playing resort rock and funk, the Steve Skinner Band performs after dinner Friday night in the Rivers’ bar.

9 p.m. Friday, June 3

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

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

Roaring Fork Conservancy: 12th Annual River Float

CARBONDALE — Spend a morning with Roaring Fork Conservancy staff and river ambassadors as they float the lower Roaring Fork River. After the float, meet at Coryell Ranch for a cookout, music, and the chance to try stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, fly rods and the latest gear from local outfitter shops. River Float is appropriate for ages 12 and older. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Barbecue lunch and gear demo open to all ages.

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Admission: Float and lunch $45 non-members/$35 RFC members; barbecue lunch only, adults $25 non-members/$20 RFC members, youth 5 to12-year-olds $10, 5 years and younger free

Roaring Fork River and Coryell Ranch, County Road 109

Info and registration (by June 1): http://www.roaringfork.org/events/river-float-june-4

Crown Mountain Parks and Recreation: Crown Summerfest

BASALT — The inaugural Crown Summerfest at Crown Mountain Park features family-friendly fun. Bring the kids for free entertainment including a bounce kingdom, hot air balloon tether rides overlooking Mount Sopris, concerts by Spore Favore and Echo Monday, and an outdoor movie showing “Sandlot” at 8:15 p.m. Families can meet the rabbits, goats and more from Smiling Goat Ranch, cast a vote in the taco competition, demo bubble ball soccer or watch Roaring Fork Skydiving’s grand entrance from the sky, enjoy a cornhole tournament, with winners take home a new sets of boards.

12:30-10 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Admission: Free

501 Eagle County Dr.

Info: http://www.crownmtn.org

Coredination and Bonedale Ballet: “Dancers and Dinosaurs” Story Ballet

CARBONDALE — The “Dancers and Dinosaurs” story ballet and mixed repertoire performance transports the audience into a dinosaur jungle landscape setting, with wild sounds from the jungle, dancing dinosaurs, ninjas and flamingos. Then, complete the experience with a mixed repertoire ballet program featuring classical ballet and tap dance.

2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, June 4 and 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, June 5

Admission: General admission: $20/ages 16 to adult, $15/ages 10-15, $10/ages 9 and younger. Cash or check only.

Sopris Ave. and Fourth St., next door to the Carbondale Branch Library

Info and tickets: Alexandra at 379-2187 and http://www.bonedaleballet.com

Marble Distilling Company: Bloodys and Bluegrass

CARBONDALE — As Marble Distilling Company starts to wind down from a week-long birthday celebration, cap off the week with Bloody Marys and live bluegrass. Join the MDC staff in the Tasting Room all day for specials on the signature Bonedale Bloody. Welcome the sounds of a valley favorite, Hell Roaring String Band, featuring a mix of guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, and stand-up base. The band plays everything from traditional, contemporary, rock and blues to pop-infused bluegrass.

3-6 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Admission: Free

150 Main St.

Info: http://www.marbledistilling.com

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music On The Mountain with The Missing Link Band

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park for the annual summer mountain-top concert series offering live music, dining options and drink specials. The Missing Link Band has transformed into one of the most danceable party bands in western Colorado. The band prides itself on offering a variety of music appealing to all types of people, from ages eight to 88, playing from all genres: country, rock, R&B and having a female vocalists gives them the ability to be diverse.

6-10 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Admission: Bring a canned item for LIFT-UP food pantry and ride the tram for free after 4 p.m.

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com

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

BASALT — Heather’s in historic downtown Basalt takes on a soulful groove, funk and jazz vibe Saturday night to accompany tapas and a full bar and menu.

7 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Brunch with Chris Bank

BASALT — Enjoy brunch in the mountains with soulful groove, funk and jazz from local singer-songwriter Chris Bank.

10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 5

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

TRUU: Book Review/Performance of “The Invention of Wings”

CARBONDALE — Award-winning novel “The Invention of Wings,” by Sue Monk Kidd, draws from the lives of Sarah and Angelina Grimké, sisters from Charleston, South Carolina in the early part of the 19th Century. Although the sisters grew up in a wealthy family that owned many slaves, as adults they became leading members of the anti-slavery movement. Ultimately, Angelina became one of the most powerful public speakers in the abolitionist movement. Florence and Dr. Sheron Dailey, Professor Emerita, Indiana State University, present a performance and discussion based on the book.

7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5

Admission: Free

Third Street Center, Calaway Room, 520 S. Third St.

Info: http://www.tworiversuu.org/events/2016-06-05

UPCOMING

CCAH: Youth Summer Camp Registration

CARBONDALE — Youth summer camps include YogArts, for ages 5-9, June 6-9 with four full days of creative yoga with arts experiences integrated throughout. The Maker Table Art Camp, for ages 8-14, is a project-based camp July 5-8 geared for youth looking to hone their skills and work toward personal goals as young artists. Joining the Roaring Fork Valley Lemonade Day tradition, CCAH offers a Lemonade Day Camp, for ages 8+, on July 11-14 to help young creative entrepreneurs learn the ropes of starting a business. The summer concludes on Aug. 1-4 with its Ultimate Arts Camp: four days of outdoor art adventures with music, movement, and daily projects through out for ages 5-9. All camps taught by Rochelle Norwood.

Tuition: $150 per camp/non-members and $125/CCAH members. Pre-registration required.

Starting Monday, June 6

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

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

New Castle Recreation Dept.: Youth Art Classes

NEW CASTLE — The New Castle Recreation Dept., in partnership with Inky Hands Studio and local art educator Lynne Cassidy, offers themed youth art classes this summer at the. Participants ages 5+ will dive in and make a variety of imaginative 2D and 3D mixed media art projects. Painting, printmaking, fiber arts, paper mache, cardboard sculpture design, collage, eco crafts and much more will be offered.

Weekly sessions are offered from 2-3:30 p.m. beginning June 6 through the end of the month

New Castle Community Center, 423 W. Main St.

Admission: $65, including materials

Pre-registration required one week prior to class: http://www.newcastlerec.com

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

Garfield County Libraries: Marc Berger in Concert

GARFIELD COUNTY — In this special concert at the libraries, Marc Berger performs his critically acclaimed, cinematic American Western song cycle, RIDE, accompanied by Rob Meador on mandolin and guitar. This free program also includes tales of Berger’s experiences in the West, and how those experiences influenced the creation of the songs.

6:30 p.m. Monday, June 6, Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way, 285-9870; Tuesday, June 7, Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave., 876-5500; and Wednesday, June 8, Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 815 Cooper Ave., 945-5958

Admission: Free

Info: http://www.gcpld.org

SoL Theatre Company: Summer Musical Theatre Camp

CARBONDALE — Sign up now for SoL’s summer musical theatre camp for ages 6-12. See your child’s hard work come to life on stage. There will be two performances of the summer camp production the final week.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 6-24

Tuition: $495/student

520 S. Third St.

Info: Executive Director Jennifer Michaud at 274-0894 or email soltheatrecompany@gmail.com

New Castle Recreation Dept.: Clogging Dance Program

NEW CASTLE — The New Castle Recreation Dept., in partnership with local resident Destinee Fowler, offers a new clogging dance program at the New Castle Community Center. Clogging is a type of folk dance in which the dancer’s footwear is used percussively by striking the heel, the toe, or both against a floor or each other to create audible rhythms, usually to the downbeat with the heel keeping the rhythm.

5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday evenings for children in grades 1-5; 6:30-7:30 p.m. for those in grades 6+ beginning on June 9 through August 4

Admission: $60 by June 1, $70 after that date

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

True Nature Healing Arts and Wilderness Workshop: “Love Thy Nature” Free Film Showing

CARBONDALE — True Nature Healing Arts and Wilderness Workshop unite to present a film about shifting our consciousness through nature. The event begins with a “communi-tea” social at 6 p.m. and the film screens at 7 p.m.

6 p.m. Thursday, June 9

Admission: Free, donations appreciated

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info and registration: http://www.wildernessworkshop/lovethynature

The Art Base: “Drawings” Opening Reception

BASALT — Curated by Richard Carter and composed of four artists who draw extensively, “Drawings” celebrates the contrast in styles within the same medium — how a seemingly insignificant instrument can release a small amount of material onto a surface, and leave a visible and profound mark in time and humanity. The exhibit showcases four distinguished artists from the valley: Richard Carter, James Surls, Jody Guralnick, and Chris Hassig at the Art Base Annex. Exhibit dates are June 10-July 2.

Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 10

Gallery hours 12-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

174 Midland Ave., next to Café Bernard in historic downtown Basalt

Info: 927-4123, email info@theartbase.org and http://www.theartbase.org

Nomad Gallery: “Members and Denizens” Opening Reception

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Nomad, a new pop-up contemporary art gallery, hosts its inaugural opening reception for the exhibit “Members and Denizens.” The exhibit features work by Carbondale ceramic artist Matthew Eames and Glenwood Springs multimedia artist Jay Phillips.

6-9 p.m. Friday, June 10

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week through June 26

809 Grand Ave.

Admission: Free

Info: http://www.nomadgallery.space

Carbondale Rotary: Carbondale Rotary Happening: “Casino Royale”

CARBONDALE — Help support scholarships for Roaring Fork Valley students at the annual Carbondale Rotary Happening. The theme is “Casino Royale,” and features dinner and drinks, a silent auction and music from Valle Musico, plus fundraising craps, roulette, poker and blackjack tables. Dress like James Bond or a Bond girl and get ready to mix it up with the Carbondale community.

6-10 p.m. Friday, June 10

Admission: $75, with proceeds benefitting local scholarships

Carbondale Recreation and Community Center, 567 Colorado Ave.

Info and reserve tickets: email steve@kdnk.org and http://www.rotarycarbondale.org

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Magic and Juggling with Doc Eason and Jammin’ Jim

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Local magic professional favorites Doc Eason and Jammin’ Jim magically amaze all ages. This fun addition to the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue event calendar will entertain as the award-winning cast takes a breaks between seasons to present new summer shows starting June 17.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and drinks, showtime 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 10

Admission: $15/person; food and beverage extra

The Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

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

Steve’s Guitars: The Mike + Ruthy Band

CARBONDALE — Americana stand-outs Mike + Ruthy have assembled a new band and, as was the case with their last one, The Mammals, fans and critics alike are showing a lot of love. Their debut album, “Bright as You Can,” was released in June 2015 and top critics had this to say: “One of the year’s standout Americana albums” (Boston Globe), “In the vanguard of today’s vibrant folk revival” (PopMatters), “honoring the great musical traditions of the past while at the same time welcoming, with open arms, the future of what music can be” (Folk Alley), and more.

8:30 p.m. Friday, June 10

Admission: $15

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, http://www.stevesguitars.net, http://www.facebook.com/mikeandruthy, and http://www.mikeandruthy.com

Steve’s Guitars: Ride the Rockies Party with Live Music Fire Show

CARBONDALE — See how Carbondale really throws a party for the Ride the Rockies event that goes through town in June. Live music will be provided for free in the Town Plaza with a fire show to end the special party.

2-8 p.m. Saturday, June 11

Admission: Free

Fourth Street Plaza

Info: 963-3304 and http://www.stevesguitars.net

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music On The Mountain with Already Gone

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Caverns’ annual summer mountain-top concert series continues, offering live music, dining options and drink specials. The breadth of the Already Gone band’s set list is as diverse as the band itself, with selections that weave through originals, classic rock, R&B, funk, blues, country crossover, and good ol’ rock and roll.

6-10 p.m. Saturday, June 11

Admission: Bring a canned item for LIFT-UP food pantry and ride the tram for free after 4 p.m.

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Stand-Up Comedy with Noah Gardenswartz

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Comic Noah Gardenswartz was a semi-finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” and in 2016 he appeared on VICE TV’s “Flophouse,” TruTV’s “Comedy Knockout,” and Comedy Central’s “Adam Devine’s House Party.” He also recently recorded his debut comedy album on Comedy Central Records, to be released in the fall of 2016.

Doors open at 7 p.m. for dinner and drinks, showtime 8 p.m. Saturday, June 11

Admission: $25/person; food and beverage extra

The Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

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

New Castle Diner: Sixth Annual Car Show

NEW CASTLE — Step back in time at the New Castle Diner with its annual car show and barbecue. As a way for the diner to say thanks for six years of support, the car show features barbecue specials, classic cars from Valley Cruisers and others, and live music with Johnny Kongo All Stars.

4-6 p.m. Sunday, June 12

Admission: Free

820 Castle Valley Blvd.

Info: 984-3700 and http://www.newcastlediner.com

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music On The Mountain with Latin Music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy Latin Music Night Sunday as part of Music on the Mountain, Glenwood Caverns’ annual summer mountain-top concert series continues, offering live music, dining options and drink specials.

4-8 p.m. Sunday, June 12

Admission: Bring a canned item for LIFT-UP food pantry and ride the tram for free after 4 p.m.

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com

Steve’s Guitars: Second Sunday in Sopris Park

CARBONDALE — Grab a blanket and some picnic food and enjoy a relaxing afternoon in Sopris Park in Carbondale with free live music with Glenwood’s elegant and world beat guitar ensemble Valle Musico and California old-timely string and bluegrass band One Grass Two Grass.

4 p.m. Sunday, June 12

Admission: Free

Seventh and Euclid

Info: 963-3304 and http://www.stevesguitars.net

Thunder River Theatre Company: “Rashomon”

CARBONDALE — Thunder River Theatre Company concludes its 21st season with a production of “Rashomon,” by Fay and Michael Kanin. The play depicts the story of a samurai and his wife, traveling through a forest of Japan, who are apprehended by the roving bandit, Tajomaru. Through a mesmerizing series of flashbacks, four different characters recount their conflicting versions of what actually happened, revealing the complexities of perception, human nature, truth, deception, love and honor.

Opening Friday, June 17 and running June 18, 24-26, 30 and July 1-2; evening performances 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees 2 p.m.

67 Promenade

Tickets and info: http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com

Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association: 119th Annual Strawberry Days Festival

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — This weekend-long event features live music and main stage entertainment, a FamilyFest area with interactive, entertaining and creative experiences for the kids; an arts and crafts fair, food court, old-fashioned carnival, parade down Grand Avenue, and of course free strawberries and ice cream on Saturday after the parade, a tradition for the past century.

Starting at 12 p.m. Friday, June 17 running through Sunday, June 19

Admission: Free

Sayre Park (Strawberry Park), 1702 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.glenwoodchamber.com/strawberry-days-festival.html

Book Train: “The FBI Wife” Book Signing and Author Reading

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Former Roaring Fork Valley resident and author Sandra Windsor appears at the Book Train for a book signing and reading of her inspiring and courageous memoir “The FBI Wife.”

4 p.m. Friday, June 17

Admission: Free

723 Grand Ave.

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

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Friday Afternoon Club with 101st Army Dixieland Band

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Caverns’ Friday Afternoon Club is back for the Strawberry Days weekend with a free concert atop Iron Mountain. The instruments of the band (trumpet, clarinet, trombone, tuba, banjo, piano and drums) have been synonymous with revelry for over a century.

5 p.m. Friday, June 17

Admission: Free

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228, http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com and http://www.101starmyband.com

First United Methodist Church: “Godspell”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The music group Elation, from St. Stephen Methodist Church, from Mesquite, Texas, travels to Glenwood to appear in concert performing “Godspell.” Elation is composed of 30 youth ranging in age from 12 to 18. The community is welcome to join this spiritual event.

7 p.m. Friday, June 17

Admission: Free

824 Cooper St.

Info: 945-6232 and http://www.glenwoodumc.com

Black Nugget: R2’s Farewell Bash with Live Music by The Habits and Josh and Ananda

CARBONDALE — Local Mountain Fair favorite and concert promoter Rhonda Roberts is headed to the west coast and is saying goodbye with music and fun at the Nugget. Josh Phillips and Ananda Banc will both be back in town to play some tunes, and The Habits will perform to send her off.

9 p.m. to close Friday, June 17

Admission: Free

403 Main St.

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

Loyal Brothers Lounge: 4AM

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — After the festivities at Sayre Park, meet up at the Loyal Brothers Lounge with live rock from last year’s Strawberry Days Battle of the Bands winner, 4AM.

10 p.m. to close Friday, June 17

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.

Info: https://www.facebook.com/LoyalBrothersLounge and http://www.facebook.com/4amtheband

Ute Theater and Event Center: The 101st Army Band

RIFLE — Join the 101st Army Band for a rousing, inspirational matinee concert. The concert will feature wonderful patriotic music, with an emphasis on service, sacrifice, and the mission of the Colorado National Guard. The band provides a “salute to service,” recognizing all veterans in attendance with the playing of their respective service song.

2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 19

Admission: Free, and tickets not required

132 E. Fourth St.

Info: 665-6569, http://www.utetheater.com and utetheater.com/event/e-ute-theater-presents-101st-army-band-live

Ute Theater and Event Center: James McMurtry

RIFLE — The son of acclaimed author Larry McMurtry (“Lonesome Dove,” “Terms of Endearment”), James McMurtry grew up on a steady diet of Johnny Cash and Roy Acuff records. His first album, “Too Long in the Wasteland” (1989), was produced by John Mellencamp and marked the beginning of a series of acclaimed projects for Columbia and Sugar Hill. In 1996, McMurtry received a Grammy nomination for his long-form music video of “Where’d You Hide The Body.”

7:30-10 p.m. Thursday, June 23

Admission: $5; children 3 and younger are free. Children younger than 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

132 E. Fourth St.

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

ONGOING

Glenwood Springs Center of the Arts: “Summer of Jazz: A Retrospective Exhibit”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Visit the art center gallery and relive the history of 30 years of community summer concerts at Two Rivers Park. The Glenwood Springs Center of the Arts has worked with creators and supporters of the Summer of Jazz to bring you an exhibit that exemplifies the tradition of music in the park — all the work, love, bands, and people that have made it a staple to Glenwood Springs’ summers since 1985. Through July 1.

Admission: Free

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: http://www.glenwoodarts.org

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

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

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

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 bike night events. Eat, hang out, look at bikes, and have the chance to win raffle prizes and give-aways.

3:30 p.m. Saturdays

Admission: Fee

2802 S. Grand Ave.

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

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

Loyal Brothers Lounge: Karaoke with the Sandman

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Have fun with karaoke in downtown Glenwood Springs and sing whatever you like.

9 p.m. Tuesdays

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.karaokewithsandman.smugmug.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

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


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