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SoL Theatre Company: “The Fantastic Mr. Fox”

CARBONDALE — Directed by Jennifer Michaud an stage managed by Dani Grace Kopf, “The Fantastic Mr. Fox” is the story of Mr. Fox and his wild-ways of hen heckling, turkey taking and cider sipping, nocturnal, instinctive adventures. He has to put his wild days behind him and do what fathers do best: be responsible.

1 and 7 p.m. Friday, March 4; 7 p.m. Saturday, March 5; and 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, March 6

Tickets: $15/adults and $10/students 12 and younger

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: http://www.soltheatrecompany.com

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): “Walls: Architectural Photography 1985-2015” and “Colorado Artists in Wilderness Residencies” Opening Reception

CARBONDALE — The CCAH presents two exhibitions that run through March 25. “Walls” explores Greg Watts’ response to the varying wall structures in his local and global travels. In additions to Walls, Wilderness Workshop’s Artist in Wilderness residents will display work inspired by the lands the Workshop helps to protect. This exhibition brings together a selection of six artists of the Western Slope who have been awarded this honor: Joan Engler, Michael Kinsley, Nancy Lovendahl, Jill Scher, Sylvia Emery Wilhelm and Ellen Woods.

6-8 p.m. Friday, March 4

Admission: Free

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

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

Carbondale Clay Center: First Friday Gallery Opening

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Clay Center artist in residence Liz Heller features her multi-media work in sculpture, print and functional slip-cast ceramic in this First Friday event.

6 p.m. Friday, March 4

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: http://www.carbondaleclay.org

Glenwood Springs High School: “Anything Goes”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Young Glenwood Springs High School student performers present Cole Porter’s musical classic, “Anything Goes” for their spring theater production.

7 p.m. Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5 and 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, March 6

Tickets: $12/adults and $8/students

GSHS Jeannie Miller Auditorium, 1521 Grand Ave.

Info and tickets: http://www.eventbee.com/view/event/170745831

Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC): “Freud’s Last Session”

CARBONDALE — The TRTC presents “Freud’s Last Session” by Mark St. Germain. The play, directed by Wendy Moore, imagines a meeting between legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud and the young, rising Oxford Don, C.S. Lewis. On the day England enters WWII, Freud and Lewis clash about love, sex, the existence of God, and the meaning of life.

7:30 p.m. March 4-6 and 10-12. Post-show talkbacks with the cast and director March 11.

67 Promenade

Tickets and info: 963-8200 and http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com

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

BASALT — Enjoy live country and Latin pop music by singer-songwriters Smokin’ Joe and Zoe at Heather’s Friday night.

8 p.m. Friday, March 4

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music with the Leonard Curry Trio

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Dance to a fun mix of Americana music after dinner Friday night in the Rivers’ bar.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, March 4

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

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

Silt Historical Park: Jack Roberts: “Painting the West”

SILT — Join historian and author F. Darrell Munsell as he traces Colorado artist Jack Robert’s career through his many changes in lifestyles and subjects. The book features more than 70 full-color paintings and a score of political cartoons. This event also features two of Jack Roberts paintings on display.

1 p.m. Saturday, March 5

Admission: Free, donations appreciated

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: http://www.silthistoricalpark.com

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Sundance Trio Classical Music Concert

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts as it collaborates with the Glenwood Springs Branch Library to host a classical music performance by the Sundance Trio.

7-9 p.m. Saturday, March 5

Admission: Free

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: http://www.glenwoodarts.org

Marble Distilling Company: The Milemarkers Acoustic Night

CARBONDALE — Marble Distilling Company welcomes Nelson Oldham and fellow bandmates from The Milemarkers for an acoustic night in the Tasting Room. Enjoy Americana rock featuring skillfully crafted original songs that have received praise from music promoters and musicians around the valley and beyond.

7-10 p.m. Saturday, March 5

Admission: Free

150 Main St.

Info: http://www.marbledistilling.com/event/the-milemarkers

Glenwood Springs Contra Dance: March Community Contra Dance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join your friends and neighbors for the monthly community contra barn dance called by Patricia Danscen, 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, March 5

Admission: $8/door

Carbondale Community School, 1505 Satank Road

Info: glenwoodspringscontradance@gmail.com

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

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

7 p.m. Saturday, March 5

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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


Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Summer of Music Benefit Concert with Frank Martin

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Help the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts kick off the 2016 Summer of Music series by attending the first of several benefit concerts at the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue on Wednesdays through March.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and concert runs 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 9

Admission: $10 (not including food or drink)

The Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.glenwoodarts.org

Glenwood Springs Kiwanis: Stars of Tomorrow 2016

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs Kiwanis presents the 2016 Stars of Tomorrow showcasing talent ages 10-18 years from Basalt to Rifle. First Place: $1000 Kiwanis scholarship. The public is welcome.

7 p.m. Friday, March 11

Admission: $8/adults, $5/students and seniors, and $25/families of 4, at the door

GSHS Jeannie Miller Auditorium, 1521 Grand Ave.

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

CCAH: Eighth Annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza: “Transformation”

CARBONDALE — Carbondale’s annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza returns with local models from all walks of life, performance and dance art, multimedia and graphic arts, and inspiring sustainable fashion. Titled, “Transformation,” the two-night fashion show raises environmental awareness and funds to provide arts education to Roaring Fork Valley youth.

Doors open at 7 and show at 8 p.m. Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12

Admission: Pre-sale tickets $35/CCAH members and $40/nonmembers

Carbondale Recreation Center, 567 Colorado Ave.

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

CCAH: Green Is The New Black Fashion Extravaganza Trunk Sale

CARBONDALE — Shopping locally and check out the original designs, jewelry and accessories from designers at the Green Is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza. The designers will be on hand and you can arrange for custom-made items or buy designs seen on the runway. Even if you don’t get to see the show, walk away with an original and sustainably made design.

After the show Friday, March 11, and 3-6 p.m. and after the show Saturday, March 12

Carbondale Recreation Center, 567 Colorado Ave.

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

Carbondale Branch Library and Mt. Sopris Historical Society: Episode Five of “The West”

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Branch Library and Mt. Sopris Historical Society presents the final episodes of the PBS documentary “The West” by Ken Burns. The documentary details history of the American west.

5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19

Admission: Free

320 Sopris Ave.

Info: 963-2889 and http://www.mtsoprishistoricalsociety.org


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., every Monday

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

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

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 info@thearatbase.org and http://www.theartbase.org

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

Cooper Corner Gallery: New Work and Lindsey Johnson and Carol Myrick

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join Cooper Corner Gallery for new work from two jewelers, Lindsey Johnson and Carol Myrick.

Admission: Free

315 Eighth St.

Info: http://www.coopercornergallery.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

Ann Korologos Gallery: “Works on Paper” Exhibit

BASALT — View the works and meet master print makers Leon Loughridge and Joel Ostlind. Their “Works on Paper” exhibit features Ostlind’s copper plate etchings and Loughridge’s wood block prints.

Admission: Free

211 Midland Ave.

Info: http://www.korologosgallery.com

Rifle Branch Library: “Art in the Stacks”: Michael Chaffee

RIFLE — Western Slope photographer Michael Chaffee’s “Art in the Stacks” exhibit features his scenic landscapes.

Admission: Free

207 East Ave.

Info: 625-3471 and http://www.gcpld.org

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

Mousai Gallery: Pat Winger Exhibit

CARBONDALE — Enjoy one-of-a-kind sculptures from locally sourced wood by Pat Winger at Mousai Gallery.

Admission: Free

50 Weant Blvd.

Info: 948-5687 and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mousai-Gallery/1493066817609009

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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