Arts and entertainment briefs 3/10/17 |

Arts and entertainment briefs 3/10/17



Celebrate Glenwood Springs, open for business for a community evening of pre-Valentine’s shopping and festivities. Featuring events throughout downtown Glenwood every second Friday at participating Glen-A-Palooza businesses along Grand Avenue and side streets. Enjoy bargains, activities, food and fun for all.

4-10 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

Downtown Glenwood, Grand Avenue and cross streets


March Second Friday Reception

Cooper Corner Gallery celebrates the work of Arlene Law, with a focus on her miniature paintings. Enjoy art by Law and other Cooper Corner Gallery featured artists, with refreshments and wine.

5-8 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

315 Eighth St., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-5199 and

“Appalachian Spring” Classical Music Concert

Basalt Regional Library hosts violinist Rachael Lee Priday and pianist Susan Ellinger.

5:30-7 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

14 Midland Ave., Basalt


“Battle of the Walls” Student Exhibit

This year, the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts invited students to participate in its fourth-annual exhibit “Battle of the Walls,” featuring creative works from valley high school-aged artists. Join the Center of the Arts for an artist reception and award ceremony.

5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

601 East Sixth St., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-2414 and

Community Zumba Dance Party

“Friday Night Lights” is a glow dance Zumba party open to all ages. Come dance the night away and burn some calories as a fundraiser for the Glenwood Springs High School Physical Education Department

6:30 p.m. Friday

Admission: $15

Glenwood Springs High School, 1521 Grand Ave.

Info: Lynn at

Ninth Annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza

Carbondale Arts presents the Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza, this year titled “SHE.” Full of local models and designers, performance art, multimedia, inspiring sustainable fashion and a powerful storyline, this show isn’t just entertaining — it’s about raising money to provide arts education to Roaring Fork Valley youth.

Doors at 7, show at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Admission: $100 Saturday VIP tickets

Carbondale Recreation Center, 67 Colorado Ave.


Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow

Join the Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club for the annual Stars of Tomorrow talent show. Support the community’s talented youth, grades 4-12.

7 p.m. Friday

Admission: $8 adults, $5 seniors and students, and $25 families of four or more; tickets purchased at the door

Jeannie Miller Theater, Glenwood Springs High School, 1521 Grand Ave.


Aspen 440

Vocal-driven Aspen 440 plays Friday 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. Friday

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave., Basalt

Info: 927-0151 and

“The Tempest”

Thunder River Theatre Company presents an exciting, new adaptation of William Shakespeare’s magical play “The Tempest.” Directed and designed by Lon Winston, the performance stars 12 local actors. Doors and bar open 30 minutes before shows.

7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Admission: $15-$30

67 Promenade, Carbondale

Info and tickets: 963-8200 and

Leonard Curry Trio

Leonard Curry Trio plays a fun mix of Americana music in the Rivers Restaurant bar after dinner.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday

Admission: Free

2525 South Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 928-8813 and

Green is the New Black After-Party

Attend the official Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza after-party and dance to DJ music by GeoDecibel.

10 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

403 Main St., Carbondale

Info: 963-4498

Comedy Night

Help the Marble Distillery welcome back comic Brent Gill to the Marble Bar. Gill has devoted his life to comedy. Denver Westword best described him as “a paragon of Denver comedy.” He is a regular Comedy Works headliner, and last year opened for Dave Chappelle and Ron White. Gill can be seen as he tours from Denver to New York to Los Angeles to Toronto, and venues in between.

7-9:30 p.m. Saturday

Admission: $5

150 Main St., Carbondale

Info: 963-7008 and

LP Herd

LP Herd is a guitar duo consisting of Larry and Patty Herd who hail from the Austin music scene, where they both performed and recorded with several local popular bands. Their sound is defined by her bluesy sultry voice and his jazz/blues-inspired guitar style, with a song list including jazz standards to rock, blues and country.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave., Basalt

Info: 927-0151, and

Murder Mystery Dinner Party

Great Gatsby! There’s been a murder! Saturday night at the Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar, dress in Roaring 20s style for the latest murder mystery dinner party. Enjoy a prix fixe menu with the entertainment; call or email for reservations (required).

8:30 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Prix fixe dinner cost

702 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-7692, email and

Salon Session: Chastity Couture Collection

See the exclusive designs of Green is the New Black artist Ira Sherman’s Chastity Couture Collection and meet the artist. Sherman has explored the boundaries of metal fabrication and design since the early 1970s, both as a highly successful custom goldsmith and jeweler, and as an internationally recognized sculptor.

3-6 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

150 Main St., Carbondale

Info: 963-7008 and


Yappy Hour

CARBONDALE — Join Colorado Animal Rescue (C.A.R.E.) for the monthly Yappy Hour at the Marble Distilling Company’s Marble Bar. Sip on handcrafted cocktails and meet an adoptable C.A.R.E. dog, with $1 from every drink sold donated. Bring your own dog along as well.

5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 15

Admission: Free

150 Main St.

Info: 947-9173, 963-7008 and

The Scones on St. Patrick’s Day

REDSTONE — The Scones play “rockin’ and rollin” Americana to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Redstone Inn.

6 p.m. Friday, March 17

Admission: Free

82 Redstone Blvd.

Info: 963-2526

Glenwood Talent Show

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Singers, dancers, jugglers, musicians, comedians and more, come out to the Glenwood Vaudeville to show off your talents. Join local entertainer Jammin’ Jim for the judged Glenwood Talent Show. All ages and abilities are welcome. First place receives a prize, to be announced. Material needs to be PG-13 or better. Come hungry and thirsty to enjoy food and drink while watching the show.

6:30 p.m. doors open, talent show at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23 (and every fourth Thursday of the month this spring)

Admission: Free

Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

Info and to register (performers must contact John for more info prior to event): 945-9699 and


“Incandescence” Exhibit

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Arts hosts a new exhibit showcasing a collection of encaustic paintings by artist and designer Erin Rigney as well as nine Roaring Fork Valley glass artists, curated by Robert Burch. Burch will also display his new glass and metal series titled, “Material Studies.” Rigney’s encaustic abstractions are an exploration of the atmospheric designs in shells and the unsung art that washes up upon shores.

Admission: Free

The Launchpad at the R2 Gallery, 76 South Fourth St.

Info: 963-1680, e-mail: and

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue Spring Season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Vaudeville Revue’s award-winning show returns with two hours of family-friendly dinner theater show professional talent performing comedy skits, local jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs, and original comedic presentations.

Doors open 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays (no Sunday shows) through May 27; 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

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.

Admission: Free

1887 County Road 237 (Harvey Gap Road)


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.


Live Piano Music with Dinner

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: 945-7692 and

Dance Party with DJ Tenza

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Dance to the tunes that DJ Tenza of Aspen DJs spins on Wednesdays in downtown Glenwood Springs at Loyal Brothers Lounge.

9 p.m. to close Wednesdays

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.


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.


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.


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

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.


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. Tuesdays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays

Admission: Free

101 E. Third St., Rifle

Info: 625-3068 and

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

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 and

Art Gallery

CARBONDALE — The Powers Art Center strives to teach the public about contemporary and pop art through exhibitions.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday

Admission: Free

13110 Colorado 82

Info: 963-4445, e-mail and

Jail House Studio/Gallery

CARBONDALE — Harvest Pottery has opened its doors to the Jail House Studio/Gallery with new work on display. The historic jailhouse and cabin is free to visit and open to the public.

Admission: Free

500 Weant Blvd.

Info: 963-2550, email and

Open Mic Nights

NEW CASTLE — Open Mic every Sunday for music therapy at the Black Dog Saloon.

5 p.m. Sundays

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999, and

Figure Drawing Sessions

CARBONDALE — Drop-in, non-taught model figure drawing session facilitated by Philip Hone Williams with a live figure model.

6-9 p.m. Mondays

CCAH classroom, Third Street Center

Info: 456-2865 or e-mail to reserve space

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

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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