Arts and entertainment briefs 3/31/17 |

Arts and entertainment briefs 3/31/17


The Logan Brothers

The Logan Brothers, winner of the Locals’ Choice Award for Best Band/Musician, is a classic folk and modern rock cover band. The brothers bring their signature vocals, two-part harmony, guitar, melodic bass lines, drums and harmonica to Kanpai Sushi Bar and Lounge Friday evening.

6 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 230-9498,

You Knew Me When

The music of You Knew Me When parades between a fusion of progressive indie-rock and folk compositions infused with a myriad of pulsing and stirring beats.

8-11 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

Marble Distilling, 150 Main St., Carbondale

Info: 963-7008 and

Valle Musico

Enjoy elegant guitar-based music with jazz, classical, Latin and world beat music elements.

8:30-11:30 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

Rivers Restaurant, 2525 S. Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 928-8813

Sunday Night Bluegrass Jam

The first three “jams” Steve’s has hosted this year have featured local players sharing their original music and covers of several different genres other than bluegrass. The room is perfect for acoustic instruments and even the pedal steel and keyboards.

6-8 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free to play and attend

Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale

Info: 963-3304,



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

Doors open at 5 p.m., spelling bee starts at 6 p.m. April 7

Admission: Free for spectators; teams pay donation to play

Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine St., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-5282

A Band Called Honalee

The Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association presents A Band Called Honalee. The modern-day folk trio is inspired by the music of Peter, Paul and Mary.

7-9 p.m. April 9

Admission: By membership only

Glenwood Springs High School, 1521 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-5384

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

Sopris Theatre Company presents the classic theater production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” directed by Wendy Tennis.

7 p.m. April 14-23 with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees

Admission: $18, $13 students, seniors and CMC staff/faculty

New Space Theater on the Spring Valley campus, 3000 County Road 114

Info and tickets: 947-8177 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. April 27

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,


The Alaprima Painters: Watercolorists of the Roaring Fork Valley

Carbondale Arts hosts art by Alaprima, founded in 2015 by Judy Milne and Joan Engler as a watercolor painting group of like-minded individuals who enjoy the camaraderie, support and critical input of artists in a non-competitive atmosphere. This show exhibits a variety of subjects and distinctive styles of each Alaprima member.

Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through April 14

Admission: Free

The Launchpad’s R2 Gallery, 76 S. Fourth St., Carbondale

Info: 963-1680 and

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

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. See their work on display through Friday.

Admission: Free

601 East Sixth St., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-2414 and

Arlene Law

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

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.

Doors open 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays (no Sunday shows) through May 27; food, drinks and entertainment with show immediately following

Admission: $24, $22 seniors and $16 kids (2-12 years old) show only; food and beverages optional and a la carte, 10 percent off groups of 10 or more

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 showingtheir new work in photography, jewelry, oil paintings, pottery, notecards, and more.

Admission: Free

1887 County Road 237, Silt


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 andWednesdays 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

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.


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 Night

NEW CASTLE — A community open mic every Tuesdaym hosted by Jeff Rice, at the Black Dog Saloon.

7-10 p.m. Tuesdays

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

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