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A&E Briefs for Nov. 11 to Nov. 18


30th Annual Ten Thousand Villages International Gift Market

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church hosts its annual holiday market, featuring handcrafted and fairly traded home decor, personal accessories, finely crafted basketry, ceramics, jewelry, textiles, gift and holiday items, and more. The fair features artisans from 38 countries.

12-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12

Admission: Free

1630 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-6848


GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Celebrate Glenwood Springs, as downtown is open for business and fun. Events throughout downtown every second Friday at the Glen-a-Palooza. Visit Downtown Glenwood, Grand Avenue and side streets for events, bargains, activities, food and fun for all ages.

4-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11

Admission: Free

Grand Avenue downtown

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

40th Annual Emma Schoolhouse Christmas Bazaar

EMMA — The Emma Schoolhouse Christmas Bazaar celebrates its 40th year of providing local, handmade gifts. Enjoy free refreshments while browsing a wide variety of handmade gifts such as handblown glass, jewelry, pottery, unusual bead items, holiday decorations and much more.

Starting 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, going through Saturday, Nov. 12

Admission: Free

Emma Schoolhouse, two miles west of Basalt on Highway 82

Info: 923-3347

Friday Afternoon Club on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Friday Afternoon Club on the Mountain is back at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park through the end of the year. Guests ride the tram free after 4 p.m. by showing or mentioning the ad running in the PI each week. At the top, enjoy live music and food and drink specials until 7:30 p.m. This week, Cellar Door, featuring Jake and Melissa Statler and Allie Dovey, plays acoustic covers ranging in genre from folk and pop rock to reggae, hip-hop and instrumental finger-style/percussive guitar.

Ride tram free after 4 p.m. with PI ad, music and specials 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11

Admission: Free with PI ad

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com

The Magical Gift of Art Reception

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A second Friday holiday open house and viewing of art work at Cooper Corner Gallery, perfect for buying local and holiday gifting. Parking in the Colorado Mountain College lot is available under the library.

5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11

Admission: Free

315 Eighth St.

Info: 945-5199

Glen-a-palooza Fashion Show Fundraiser

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join Silver Bead, Glenwood Vaudeville and Glen-a-Palooza for an elegant evening showcasing fashions and flair from downtown boutiques. Food, drinks and desserts available.

6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11

Admission: $20

Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

Info and tickets: 945-9699

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” is musical theater based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz, perfect for the whole family. Open to the community at a new location, south Glenwood’s Mountain View Church.

7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 and 18 and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 and 19

Admission: $20/adults, $15/seniors and students younger than 18 (exact cash or checks accepted only at Glenwood Springs Chamber, 802 Grand Ave., or Sopris Lighting, 100 Midland Ave. #220. Also be available at the door one hour before performance.

Admission: Free

2195 County Road 154

Info: 945-6589 and http://www.defiancecommunityplayers.org/youre-a-good-man-charlie-brown.com

Dance Initiative Studio Presentation

CARBONDALE — Dance Initiative hosts a studio presentation of “HEaRD,” an original work by Alya Howe. “HEaRD” is a full evening performance inspired by movements of a “herd” and “herd mentality,” performed by Bailey Barnum, Dana Ganssle Ellis, Emily Fifer, Gabriela Alvarez Espinoza, Jeni Ptacek, Meagan Londy Shapiro, Natalie Rae Fuller, and Robyn Hubbard. The work is a bold reflection of herd mentality in society and explores the tipping points or the influences of mass movements in our own human herd. This performance may include nudity and references to sexual violence may not be appropriate for youth younger than 13 years old.

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

Admission: $10; seating is limited

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: http://www.danceinitiative.org

Live Music with Chris Bank and Mark Johnson

BASALT — Chris Bank has performed in concert with pop artist Kenny Loggins, The Temptations, John Denver, Bo Diddley, Jimmy Buffet, and Francine Reed, as well as jazz greats Ernie Watts and Nelson Rangell. He pairs up with local musician Mark Johnson for a night of dance, soul, funk and groove at Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar,

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

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Live Music with Guilty Pleasure

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Guilty Pleasure plays old time rock ‘n roll at Rivers Restaurant live after dinner Friday night in the bar.

9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

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

40th Annual Carbondale Holiday Boutique

CARBONDALE — The longest-running holiday boutique in Carbondale is celebrating its 40th year with handmade gifts to keep the nostalgia of Christmas alive. Free admission with treats to enjoy while you mingle, shop and visit with valley locals and other special guests.

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12

Admission: Free

Carbondale Firehouse, 300 Meadowood Dr.

Info: 963-3045

Holiday Arts and Craft Fair and Benefit Bake Sale

RIFLE — The New Ute Events Center hosts Rifle Animal Shelter’s annual holiday craft fair, featuring around 15 booths with crafts and baked goods. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All money raised benefits the shelter.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12

Admission: Free

132 E. Fourth St.

Info: http://www.rifleanimalshelter.com

Annual Winter Movie Series

CARBONDALE — The Carbondale Branch Library, in partnership with the Mt. Sopris Historical Society, will show the six-part PBS documentary, “Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years 1954-1965.” Popcorn served.

4-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12: Episodes 1 and 2 “Awakenings” and “Fighting Back”

Admission: Free

320 Sopris Ave.

Info: http://www.gcpld.org and http://www.mtsoprishistoricalsociety.org

Live Music with Painter’s Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy live gypsy dance music with dinner Saturday night at K Seas Winghouse.

7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12

Admission: Free

910 Grand Ave.

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

Comedy Night

CARBONDALE — The Marble Distillery welcomes Nathan Lund, a Denver road comic and favorite at Comedy Works who’s been featured on the TV show “Flophouse” on the Viceland network and the BBC2 show “Horizon.” He was a part of Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy Fest, Crom Comedy Festival, Savage Henry Fest, and the High Plains Comedy Festival. His weekly showcase Too Much Fun! has been lauded by the Denver Post. Opening is Steve Vanderploeg, recently featured on the High Planes Comedy Festival bill.

7-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12

Admission: $5 at the door

10 Main St.

Info: 963-7008 and http://www.marbledistilling.com/event/comedy-night-3

Live Music with Aspen 440

BASALT — Vocal-driven Aspen 440 plays Saturday night at Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar. The band covers a mixed bag of music, including Little Big Town, Sting/Police and Trucks and Tedeschi, as well as blues and classic rock ‘n roll.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Live Music with the Rhythm Future Quartet

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood’s Community Concert Association hosts this virtuosic foursome, named for a Django Reinhardt tune, that offers up a newly-minted sound, yet wholly contemporary. Rhythm Future Quartet performs dynamic and lyrical arrangements of the gypsy jazz standards and original compositions.

7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13

Admission: By membership season tickets, sold at the door. Prices for five concerts from October to April: $40/adult, $15/student, $90/family

Mountain View Church, 2195 County Road 154

Info: Sue at 945-8722, Judy at 945-5384, http://www.gsconcertassn.org and http://www.rhythmfuturequartet.com

Live Music with T Sisters

CARBONDALE — T Sisters return to Carbondale with a new album. Join the three musical sisters born and raised in California and now based in the creative hub of Oakland for a cozy rager at Steve’s Guitars.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13

Admission: $20 at door and online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2606382

19 N. Fourth St.

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


West Coast Swing Dance Classes

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Tuesdays through November, the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts offers beginner dance classes at 7:15 p.m. and intermediate classes at 8:15. Presented by Mountain Westies.

7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: 379-4956

Stand with Standing Rock

CARBONDALE — Third Street Center hosts a timely concert and fundraiser for Standing Rock Camp in North Dakota. The event hosts Indian dancers, drummers/singers and the band Indigenous.

5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18

Admission: $35 suggested donation

520 S. Third St.

Info: Scott at 456-9123 and email scotttreaty@yahoo.com

Marble Throwdown

CARBONDALE — An off-season, off-menu cocktail competition in the heart of Carbondale’s Creative District. Stop by the Marble Bar starting at noon to register and obtain a punch pass and ballot. Then walk down Main Street to Town, Phat Thai, Allegria, Mi Casita and Carbondale Beer Works where local bartenders create a signature cocktail featuring Marble Distilling Co. spirits. The winning drink appears on the Marble Bar’s winter menu and. winning bartender receives a complimentary stay at The Distillery Inn. Participants receive dining specials and discounts. Must be 21 or older to participate.

4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19

Registration: $20

10 Main St.

Info: 963-7008 and http://www.marbledistilling.com/event/marble-throwdown

Stand-Up Comedy with Nate Craig

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Nate Craig is a nationally touring headliner and regular at the Hollywood Improv, Comedy Store and Nerdmelt Showroom. He was recently featured on MTV’s new show “Acting Out” and writes for “Ridiculousness.” He’s been featured on “You Made it Weird” with Pete Holmes, has written for “A Prairie Home Companion” with Garrison Keillor, and has been featured on the “Best of the Bob and Tom Radio Show.” Features adult content.

Doors open for food and drink at 7 p.m, show starts at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19

Admission: $25; food and full bar available

Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

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

Hattie Thompson Award Celebration

CARBONDALE — The Mt. Sopris Historical Society and Thompson House Museum host a reception on behalf of Dorothea Farris, 2016 Hattie Thompson Award. She is being recognized for her considerable contributions to the communities of the Crystal River and Roaring Fork valleys.

3-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20

Old Thompson Barn at River Valley Ranch, 333 River Valley Ranch Dr.

Info and RSVP: 963-7041, email beth@mtsoprishistoricalsociety.org and http://www.mtsoprishistoricalsociety.org

Christmas in the Rockies

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A craft and gift show in its 26th year featuring a menagerie of gift items. This year’s theme is the metaphysical life, with healers, mediums and vendors offering metaphysical gifts. Cynthia Rose McCaw, a second-generation medium, will be coming in from Denver.

1-9 p.m. Nov. 24-26 (Friday’s show takes place during annual Hotel Colorado fireworks show)

Admission: Free

Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine St.

Info: 303-484-1000 (Rich Freeman, promoter) or e-mail at newera17@comcast.net

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue Holiday Show

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Vaudeville Revue’s award-winning show offers two hours of family-friendly dinner theater show professional talent performing comedy skits, holiday jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and original comedic presentations. This season features added shows between Christmas and the New Year, including a matinee on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 and two shows on New Year’s Eve.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 5 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 25 to Jan. 7; 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

Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

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


White Lodge Tattoo and Gallery First Art Show and Grand Opening

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Check out White Lodge’s new space and enjoy art in the ongoing show, “Old Ghosts.” Local artists participate from around the valley, honoring the land and those who came before us through paintings and photography.

Admission: Free

824A Grand Ave.

Info: 230-9366, http://www.whitelodgetattoo.com and http://www.facebook.com/whitelodgetattoo

Annual Holiday Invitational Exhibition and Sale

CARBONDALE — Shop local for the holidays early at Carbondale Clay Center’s annual holiday celebration. Featuring one-of-a-kind, handmade art from more than 30 local and national artists. Featuring ceramic sculptures and functional pottery, including handmade cups, bowls, plates, pitchers, cream and sugar sets, ceramic jewelry and more.

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: http://www.carbondaleclay.org

Art in Silt

SILT — Crack in the Wall Gallery hosts art by more than 30 artists from the community showing their new work in photography, jewelry, oil paintings, pottery, notecards, and more. Perfect for shopping local early for the holidays.

Admission: Free

1887 County Road 237 (Harvey Gap Road)

Info: http://www.crackinthewallgallery.com

Live Piano with Brad Vierheller

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar offers new live entertainment featuring Brad Vierheller, locally renowned music director and pianist in the Roaring Fork Valley, on the piano. He plays your favorite music for the dinner hour.

Music starts at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Admission: Free

702 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-7692 and http://www.rivieraglenwood.com

Art by Noemi Kosmoski

RIFLE — The Midland Arts Company features paintings by Glenwood Springs artist Noemi Kosmoski, on display and available for purchase.

Normal 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.

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

“Alloy: From Art to Artifact” Fall Exhibit

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities hosts a new fall exhibit, “Alloy: From Art to Artifact,” an exploration of metals as material. The show is a conversation about art, craft and artifact, and an examination of what makes a thing an example of one or the other and where they cross. Curated by artists Natasha Seedorf and Olivia Pevec.

Admission: Free

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com

Trivia Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs Brew Garden hosts Trivia Night with comics Max Graf and Greg Bensen, aka DJ Phathead, open to the public. Come out for brews, food truck eats, and trivia fun with prize giveaways.

8:30 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: Free

115 Sixth St.

Info: http://www.glenwoodspringsbrewgarden.com

Live Music with Jonathan Gorst and Kyle Jones

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar’s new-and-improved persona features live piano music for dinner and drinks in downtown Glenwood. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays feature Jonathan Gorst on the piano. The former music director for “The Phantom of the Opera,” Gorst plays for the dinner hour and takes requests all evening. Every Thursday pianist Kyle Jones offers up his extraordinary musical stylings and interpretations, playing for the dinner hour and also taking requests all evening.

Music starts at 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays

Admission: Free

702 Grand Ave.

Info: (970)945-7692 and http://www.rivieraglenwood.com

Kill the Keg and Geeks Who Drink

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Thursdays are fun at Big Daddy’s Sports Bar as they play national themed bar trivia pastime Geeks Who Drink. Also play Big Daddy’s Kill the Keg game by purchasing any appetizer or entree at regular price and receiving a bottomless cup of beer until the keg is dead.

Kill the Keg starts at 7 p.m., Geeks Who Drink at 8 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: Free

55 Mel Rey Road

Info: 987-5056 and http://www.bigdaddysglenwood.com

Free Wine and Spirits 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


Crab Dinner and Live Music

RIFLE — Enjoy Friday night crab dinner at Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse 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

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

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 at Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse.

5:30 p.m. Saturdays

Admission: Free; $19.99/dinner

1733 Railroad Ave.

Info: http://www.clubfresh.me

Karaoke with the Sandman

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

9 p.m. Tuesdays

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.

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

Local Artisan and Craft Fair

RIFLE — The Midland Arts Company is a 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

Total Barre class with Vicki Tobia

CARBONDALE — Coredination and Bonedale Ballet offers 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

Art 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

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

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

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

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

Phat Pagan Open Mic Night

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

7:30 p.m. Mondays

Admission: Free

647 Main St.

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

Open Mic Nite

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Rivers Restaurant’s 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

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