Arts and entertainment briefs 4/14/17 |

Arts and entertainment briefs 4/14/17

From left, Nurse Ratched (Lisa Langer) struggles to keep control of the psychiatric ward she runs when a new rebellious patient arrives. With Joshua Adamson, Christian D’Arcy Forma, Travis Wilson, Michael Banks, Ben Bookout, Brendan Cochran, Scott Elmore, Alexander Frost and G. Thomas Cochran. Photo Scot Gerdes


Community Zumba Dance Party

Dance the night away while burning calories at the “Friday Night Lights” Zumba glow dance party, open to all ages. The event is a fundraiser for the GSHS Physical Education Department.

6:30 p.m. Friday

Admission: $15

Glenwood Springs High School, 1521 Grand Ave.

Info: Email Lynn at

“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, 3000 County Road 114, Glenwood Springs

Info and tickets: 947-8177 and

Dwight F. Ferren

Enjoy solo acoustic guitar by instrumentalist Dwight F. Ferren with your sushi and sake.

7 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

Kanpai Sushi Bar and Lounge, 3950 Midland Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 230-9498 and

Louie and the Lizards

Enjoy mountain rock and more with the valley’s own Louie and the Lizards.

9 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

Rivers, 2525 S. Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs


Comedy Night

Comic Spencer James’ distinctive blend of fresh stand-up and everyday observations has entertained audiences since he was 17.

7-9:30 p.m. Saturday

Admission: $5

Marble Distillery, 150 Main St., Carbondale

Info: 963-7008 and

Dance to the Caleb Dean Band

Dance to live country music by the Western Slope’s Caleb Dean Band.

7-10:30 p.m. Saturday

Admission: $15

Glenwood Springs Elementary School, 915 School St.

Info: Sherry at 948-5505 and


Local rockers 4am bring the live music back to downtown, covering your favorite ’80s, classic rock and blues hits.

8:30 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

Loyal Brothers Lounge, 813 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs


Miles Over Mountains

Miles Over Mountains is a progressive bluegrass/newgrass band from Illinois. The band plays high-energy shows with original and cover material.

9 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

Carbondale Beer Works, 647 Main St.



Roaring Fork Youth Orchestra

Enjoy the spring show.

5:30 p.m. April 18

Admission: Free

Orchard Gathering Center, 110 Snowmass Drive, Carbondale

Info: 306-1235 and

Earth Day Celebration

Glenwood Springs hosts a free family friendly event to celebrate the valley’s sustainable efforts. The event features a community bike ride, live music, kids zone, a recycling project, exhibits and hands-on activities.

noon to 5 p.m. April 22

Admission: Free

Downtown Glenwood Springs; community bike ride starts at Two Rivers Park


Shakespeare’s Birthday Party

Celebrate William Shakespeare’s 453rd birthday with Defiance Community Players’ Reader’s Theatre. Enjoy performances from “As You Like It” and “Twelfth Night” accompanied by Renaissance music. Includes Shakespeare-alongs for audience participation and birthday cake. All proceeds benefit Defiance Community Players Ivy Adler scholarship.

6 p.m. April 23

Admission: Free; $20 donation at the door

St. Barnabas Church, 5546 Highland Park Drive, Glenwood Springs

Info: 319-5875

Glenwood Talent Show

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 and


George Cutting

Enjoy breakfast or lunch surrounded by George Cutting’s photos, which will be for sale.

Starting at 6 a .m. daily.

Admission: Free

The Whistle Pig, 121 E. Third St., Rifle


“Too Hot to Handle”

Carbondale Clay Center and Spiro Lyon Glass collaborate on this clay and glass show.

Through April

Admission: Free

Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and

“The Alaprima Painters: Watercolorists of the Roaring Fork Valley”

Judy Milne and Joan Engler founded Alaprima in 2015 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. Through April 14.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays

Admission: Free

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

Info: 963-1680 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.

6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays 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

Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-9699 and

Live Piano Music with Dinner

Nominated for the most Locals’ Choice Awards for any restaurant this year, Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar melds a fine dining experience with timeless and delightful piano stylings and interpretations. Live music played for all ages during the relaxed dinner hour, offering requests all evening.

Music starts at 7 p.m. daily

Admission: Free; happy hour runs seven days a week with $5 wines and appetizers

Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar, 702 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-7692 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

Crack in the Wall Gallery, 1887 County Road 237 (Harvey Gap Road), Silt


Free Wine and Spirits Tastings

Enjoy free tastings every weekend with different varieties of hand-selected wines, craft beers and Colorado spirits.

5-7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Admission: Free

Cooper Wine and Spirits, 732 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs


Crab Dinner and Live Music

Enjoy Friday night crab dinner 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 midnight.

5 p.m. Fridays

Admission: Free; $22.99 dinner

Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse, 1733 Railroad Ave., Rifle


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 midnight, with a prime rib dinner in between.

5:30 p.m. Saturdays

Admission: Free; $19.99 dinner

Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse, 1733 Railroad Ave., Rifle


Local Artisan and Craft Fair

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.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays

Admission: Free

Midland Arts Company, 101 E. Third St., Rifle

Info: 625-3068 and

Total Barre class with Vicki Tobia

Total Barre is 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

Coredination and Bonedale Ballet, 455 S. Third St., Carbondale

Info and to RSVP: Alexandra Jerkunica at 379-2187 and

Art Classes at The Launchpad

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.

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St., Carbondale

Info: e-mail and

Art Gallery

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, Carbondale

Info: 963-4445 and

Jail House Studio/Gallery

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., Carbondale

Info: 963-2550 and

Open Mic Night

A community open mic every Tuesday, hosted by Jeff Rice, at the Black Dog Saloon.

7-10 p.m. Tuesdays

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St., New Castle

Info: 984-0999 and

Figure Drawing Sessions

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, Carbondale

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

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