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A&E Briefs for May 6 through May 12


Colorado Office of Economic Development and Carbondale Council on the Arts and Humanities (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.

Various times, Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7

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

Village Smithy: Family Block Party

CARBONDALE — “Spring into Fun” is a family block party during Carbondale’s First Friday festivities. Enjoy KidZone activities including a bounce house and face painting by the Carbondale Clay Center. Also features a silent auction and live music by Steve Skinner and Louie Girardot, Captain X and special guests. Meet adoptable pets from Colida Animal Rescue.

4-8 p.m. Friday, May 6

Admission: Free

26 S. Third St.

Info: http://www.villagesmithy.com

Carbondale Clay Center: First Friday Art Opening: “Room” by Matthew Eames

CARBONDALE — The Carbondale Clay Center’s May gallery exhibition features new work by Matthew Eames, running though May 27. His work explores the relationship of structure and it’s psychological impacts on daily life.

Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 6

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

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

Doc Holliday Harley-Davidson and the Early Childhood Network: Casino Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Doc Holliday Harley-Davidson hosts a fun casino night to help support children and child care providers in the Roaring Fork Valley. Includes a silent auction and wine toss.

2302 Devereux Road

7 p.m. Friday, May 6

Admission: $20 ticket includes dinner from Lost Cajun and $10 in gaming chips, and $40 VIP tickets, which includes dinner, drinks and $20 in gaming chips

Info and tickets: http://www.earlychildhoodnet.org

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, May 6

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.

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

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Calie Angel and Wade Waters

BASALT — Enjoy live country, pop and classic rock with valley musicians Calie Angel and Wade Waters.

8 p.m. Friday, May 6

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music with Jeff and Kendall Show

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Jeff and Kendall Show features rock, blues and reggae with a twist after dinner Friday night in the Rivers’ bar

9 p.m. Friday, May 6

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

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

Rifle United Methodist Presbyterian Church: Sixth Annual Mother-Daughter Brunch

RIFLE — Bring a mother, daughter, sister, neighbor or friend to join the Rifle United Methodist Presbyterian Church for a Mother’s Day-themed free brunch.

8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7

Admission: Free

Lovell Building, 200 E. Fourth St.

Info: 625-1603

Osage Gardens: Farm Tour

NEW CASTLE — Walk through Osage Gardens’ 5,000 square feet of basil plants and see everything planted for spring, feed the chickens, and check out one of Colorado’s most exciting organic farms. Meet for tours at the farm store. Kids and families welcome.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, May 7, 14 and 21

Admission: Free

36730 River Frontage Road

Info: 876-5446

Town of Carbondale Environmental Board: 18th Annual Dandelion Day

CARBONDALE — A creative community celebration of spring and sustainability with the Parade of Species starting at 10 a.m. on Main Street and a festival at Sopris Park to follow. Members of the Town of Carbondale Environmental Board and citizen volunteers combine efforts to produce this annual dandelion-loving fest.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 7

Admission: Free

Main Street and Sopris Park, downtown Carbondale

Info: http://www.dandelionday.org

K Seas Wing House: Kentucky Derby Party

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Watch the Kentucky Derby at downton Glenwood’s K Seas Wing House on 13 TVs and two large-screen projectors. Enjoy drink and food specials all day.

11 a.m. Saturday, May 7

Admission: Free

910 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/kseaswinghouse/info/?tab=overview

Glenwood Springs Contra Dance: May Community Contra Dance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join your friends and neighbors for the monthly community contra barn dance, with old-time music by Wooden Nickel. Come with or without a partner; all dances taught. For those new to contra dancing, come early for casual instruction at 7 p.m. to make for more fun on the dance floor.

7 p.m. beginner walk-through; live music and dancing starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7

Admission: $8/door

Carbondale Community School, 1505 Satank Road

Info: glenwoodspringscontradance@gmail.com

Marble Distilling Company: Live Music with Lewis and Cole

CARBONDALE — Marble Distilling Company welcomes back one of the valley’s most soulful, jazz-based duos, Roberta Lewis and Steve Cole. Lewis has entertained in the Roaring Fork Valley for nearly 20 years and has performed with John Denver, Tuck and Patti, and Dr. John. Her mastery of styles and broad vocal range make her voice unforgettable as she switches from elegant jazz to soulful R&B in a heartbeat. Cole is a veritable fountain of ideas on the sax, clarinet and keys. His rich voice allows him to emulate such greats as Louis Armstrong and Tom Waits.

7-10 p.m. Saturday, May 7

Admission: Free

150 Main St.

Info: http://www.marbledistilling.com

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

BASALT — Enjoy live country pop and Latin pop with valley singer-songwriters Smokin’ Joe and Zoe at Heather’s Saturday night.

8 p.m. Saturday, May 7

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Hotel Colorado: Mother’s Day Brunch

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The historic hotel’s annual Mother’s Day brunch featuring a fabulous springtime menu, perfect for Mom and the ladies in your life.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 8

Admission: $39/adults and $19/children younger than 10 years old

526 Pine St.

Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

Info: http://www.hotelcolorado.com

Glenwood Springs Community Center and Advocate Safehouse Project: Mother’s Day Mile

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — This annual event benefits the domestic and sexual violence programs of Advocate Safehouse Project, attracting elite men and women competitors, recreational runners, and a host of community walk and run competitors who complete the one-mile course just for fun. The Mother’s Day Mile and 5K is as much a celebration as it is a race — a celebration of moms, fitness and community. Men, women and families welcome.

12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 8

Registration: Individually or as a team, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mothers-day-mile-5k-registration-23331754907

100 Wulfsohn Road

Info: http://www.advocatesafehouse.org


Ute Theater and Event Center: Family Movie Night with “City Slickers”

RIFLE — Third Thursday Family Movie Night at the Ute is on the second Thursday in May for the Rifle Rendezvous. Enjoy dinner and a movie: Bring a Rifle restaurant receipt from the day of the show for two free movie tickets.

7-9 p.m. (doors at 6:30 p.m.) Thursday, May 12

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

Marble Distilling Company: Comedy Night with Stephen Agyei and Matt Monroe

CARBONDALE — May 14 is the second Saturday of the month, so that can only mean one thing — comedy night at MDC. This month, headliner Stephen Agyei, one of Denver’s most sought after comedians, who shines behind a mischievous style that industry veteran Lamont Ferguson once memorably described as “calculated fearlessness,” performs. His commanding presence and charming smile translate to instant likability. Opening for Agyei is Matt Monroe, a Philadelphia-born comedian residing in Denver. He regularly performs all over the country at clubs, independent venues, and festivals such as the Limestone Comedy Festival, the 10,000 Laughs Festival, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, High Plains Comedy Festival, and Crom Fest.

7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14

Admission: $5

150 Main St.

Info: http://www.marbledistilling.com/event/comedy-night-mdc

Yampa Valley Artisans: Call for artists at Whittle the Wood

CRAIG — The Yampa Valley Artisans are hosting an art show called Galleria at the Park during the 2016 Whittle the Wood Rendezvous June 16-18 at Loudy-Simpson Park in Craig. The group is looking for art submissions to from artists across Colorado and from the Utah and Wyoming regions. The show will be juried by an independent group looking for quality artwork in Colorado and the surrounding area. All mediums will be considered.

Deadline: Monday, May 16

Info and applications: email yampavalleyartisans@gmail.com

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


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: “Renascence: Works by Daniel Sprick, Dean Bowlby, Andrea Kemp and Gregory Tonozzi

CARBONDALE — CCAH presents “Renascence,” an art exhibition featuring original works by Daniel Sprick, Dean Bowlby, Andrea Kemp and Gregory Tonozzi, 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.

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

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

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.

Admission: Free

3695 Airport Road

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

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

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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