Arts and entertainment briefs 3/17/17 |

Arts and entertainment briefs 3/17/17


Peace Inn

The Peace Inn is an art installation and opportunity to offer your voice for peace. The weekend features a 72-hour, nonstop reading from a sacred yoga text. The vibration blesses all those who contribute as well as the space where the reading is done. It’s a different kind of yoga. Enjoy local organic food and a Temple of Supreme Beauty.

Admission: Free

3:30 p.m. Friday-Monday evening

Carbondale Community United Methodist Church, 385 Second St., Carbondale

Info: 970-274-8522,

The Scones

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

6 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

82 Redstone Blvd., Redstone

Info: 963-2526

Luck of the Irish for Water Protectors

Celebrating for a great cause, White Lodge Tattoo and Gallery Loyal Brothers Lounge team up with local DJ John John for a celebration of the start to the spring season. Kick off spring with a beautiful cause by dancing, inspiring and maybe even getting a tattoo.

7 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

813/815 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: and

Dwight F. Ferren

Enjoy live solo acoustic guitar instrumentals by Dwight F. Ferren with your sushi and sake at Kanpai Sushi Bar and Lounge.

7 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 230-9498 and

St. Patrick’s Day Party

Dance to the gypsy music sounds of Painter’s Stage and enjoy Colorado wines at the Designer’s Vault and Wine Room. Wear green for $1 off your first glass of wine. Must be 21 and older to attend.

8-11 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

Designer’s Vault (below Vectra Bank), 214 Eighth St. #17, Glenwood Springs

Info: 230-0479

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Rivers Restaurant with a corned beef and cabbage special with Irish soda bread. Drink specials include $1 off Guinness and Irish Carbombs. Live and local rock with Guilty Pleasure.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday

Admission: Free

2525 South Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 928-8813 and

St. Patricks’s Day Party

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Big Daddy’s Sports Bar, featuring live classic rock, R&B, new country, Top 40, funk, blues, and rock ‘n’ roll with Already Gone.

9 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

55 Mel Rey Road, Glenwood Springs

Info: 987-5056, and

The Davenports

Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day St. fun at Carbondale Beer Works, including corned beef and cabbage and Irish nachos. The evening also features drink specials, a photo booth, live Music with The Davenports and lots of Blarney.

9 p.m. to close Friday

Admission: Free

647 Main St., Carbondale


Voices of Spring

The Aspen Choral Society presents “Voices of Spring” at the Glenwood Springs First United Methodist Church to celebrate the new season. The choral concert features the music of Mack Bailey and Ellen Stapenhorst.

7 p.m. Saturday

Admission: $15 advanced ticket sales and $20 tickets at the door only. Admission free for children younger than 12.

824 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-6232

Tom Ressel

The Marble Distillery welcomes back musician Tom Ressel for an evening of acoustic in the Marble Bar. Ressel plays a variety of classic covers, both old and new, with a few originals thrown in for fun.

8-11 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

150 Main St., Carbondale

Info: 963-7008 and


Glenwood Talent Show

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.

7 p.m. March 23 (and every fourth Thursday of the month this spring)

Admission: Free

Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

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


Literacy Outreach and MC Learning Lab host Glenwood’s annual spelling bee for adults at the Hotel Colorado. The fundraiser features a team costume contest for this year’s theme, “The Greatest Spelling Show on Earth.”

6 p.m. April 7

Admission: Free for spectators

526 Pine St., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-5282


Grunge Pop-up Gallery

This pop-up exhibition features fine art photography by Pete Toborek and Kim Toborek.

Through April 15

Admission: Free

126 East Third St., Rifle


“Battle of the Walls” Student Exhibit

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.

Admission: Free

601 East Sixth St., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-2414 and

Art Exhibit

Cooper Corner Gallery celebrates the work of Arlene Law, with a focus on her miniature paintings.

Admission: Free

315 Eighth St., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-5199 and


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 S. Fourth St., Carbondale

Info: 963-1680,

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue Spring Season

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.

6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays 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

Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-9699 and

Art in 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), Silt


Trivia Night

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

8:30 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: Free

115 Sixth St., Glenwood Springs


Live Piano Music with Dinner

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., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-7692 and

Dance Party with DJ Tenza

Dance to the tunes that DJ Tenza of Aspen DJs spins on Wednesdays at Loyal Brothers Lounge.

9 p.m. to close Wednesdays

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs


Free Wine and Spirits Tastings

Enjoy free tastings every weekend 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., Glenwood Springs


Crab Dinner and Live Music

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., Rifle


Tutus and Karaoke

Every Friday, it’s 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., New Castle

Info: 984-7249 and

Live Music and Dance

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., Rifle


Local Artisan and Craft Fair

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, 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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