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Oakland’s T Sisters come to Steve’s Guitars tonight at 8:30 p.m.
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Wyly Community Art Center: Free Art Talk

BASALT — “Demystifying Galleries: Open Q & A for artists, gallerists, collectors and art lovers” with David Floria is an opportunity to get answers about the inner workings of a gallery, what constitutes collectible art and art history of the valley and beyond.

5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

Free and open to the public

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail, and

Glenwood Springs High School Theatre: “Young Frankenstein”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — This musical, adapted for family audiences, is based on the 1974 comedy film of the same name written by Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder and directed by Brooks.

Box office opens at 6 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28; and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1

Jeannie Miller Theater, 1521 Grand Ave.

Tickets: $15/reserved seating, $12/general seating, $8/students and children, and matinee $10/$6, available at Gran Farnum Printing, GSHS Library or at the door

Info: 384-5555

Carbondale Community School: Retro Après Ski Party

CARBONDALE — Inaugural retro-themed ski fundraiser with DJ Mayfly, a bonfire, vintage ski films, and a chili dinner at PAC3. The retro lounge will feature several screens playing some of the finest and funniest ski movies made. Proceeds benefit the Carbondale Community School, a public K-8 charter school.

6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

520 S. Third St.

Tickets: $25 includes dinner

Info: 963-9647 and e-mail

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Spring Season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue is a two-hour, family-friendly show with professional talent performing a variety of skits, jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and original ideas. Food, drinks and entertainment with show following.

6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, and Saturday, March 1

Admission: $16-$24

Info: 945-9699, and

Rifle High School Drama Club: “Fiddler on the Roof”

RIFLE — This Rifle High student production tells the classic tale of a Jewish community that has always lived by tradition, though one family is constantly pushing the limits. Set during the Tsar reign in Russia.

7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28; and 1 and 6 p.m. Saturday, March 1

Tickets: $10/adults, $5/students, Garfield School District Re-2 staff and seniors

Info: 625-7725 and

Trattoria Dionisia: Painters Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Local artists Painters Stage perform original gypsy reggae for music and fun for all ages and dinner and drinks at Trattoria Dionisia. No cover.

7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-5462

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Bank

BASALT — Vocalist, bassist, guitarist and saxophone player. No cover.

7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

166 Midland Ave.

Info and tickets: 927-0151 and

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: The Logan Brothers

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Classic rock cover band. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, and

Carbondale Beer Works: Marbin

CARBONDALE — Back by popular demand, Chicago improvisational, instrumental rock band Marbin returns to the Beer Works. No cover.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and

Steve’s Guitars: The T Sisters

CARBONDALE — Rachel, Chloe and Erika Tietjen are talented songwriting sisters described as a soulful ’60s girl group spanning genres such as folk, country, gospel, Americana and early ’90s R&B.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

19 N Fourth St.

Tickets: $15

Info: 963-3304, and

Black Nugget: The Natural Disasters

Carbondale — The valley’s own Natty Ds, featuring danger rock from the high hills. No cover.

9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498, and

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: The Confluents

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The valley’s funky four-piece reggae band, the Confluents. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, and

Glenwood Springs Contra Dance: Wooden Nickel

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Community contra dance with live music by Wooden Nickel and guest caller Richard Meyers. Includes a beginner walk through and casual instruction. All dances taught, no experience necessary, and no partner needed.

7-10 p.m. Saturday, March 1

Glenwood Springs Elementary School, 915 School St.

Cost: $8/door

Info: e-mail Marjorie at or Ron at or call Ron at 366-6213

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Josephina Mendez, Tim Fox and Mike Facey

BASALT — Brazilian jazz with valley musicians Josephina Mendez, Tim Fox and Mike Facey. No cover.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1

166 Midland Ave.

Info and tickets: 927-0151 and

Carbondale Beer Works: Accumulation

CARBONDALE — Members of local bands Jes Grew, Spore Favore, and Slight of Hand bring an accumulation of musical talent to the Carbondale Beer Works. Band members include Rob Dasaro, John Carlin, Paul Boneau and Pete Casson. Donations welcome.

9 p.m. Saturday, March 1

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Phillips

BASALT — Brunch in Basalt and enjoy some Bach, Bernstein, Tarrega and other great composers with live music by Chris Phillips. No cover.

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2

166 Midland Ave.



Camp Chair Productions: Storytelling Tuesdays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Well-known master raconteur Jack Green shares his storytelling techniques.

Arrive at 6:30 p.m. with the bell ringing at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 4

Cover: $7.17 (more or less) or a pair of eye glasses with the lens to be donated to the Lions Club

4018 Sky Ranch Drive

Info: 618-0911

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Axis LP

BASALT — Fat Tuesday gumbo and live music with Axis LP. No cover.

7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4

166 Midland Ave.

Info and tickets: 927-0151 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Bobby Mason, JD Martin and Hap Harriman

BASALT — Valley musicians Bobby Mason, JD Martin and Hap Harriman. No cover.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6

166 Midland Ave.

Info and tickets: 927-0151 and

Carbondale Clay Center: “Pairings”

CARBONDALE — Pairing the handmade cup with the handcrafted beverage, this exhibit features cups made by more than 30 local and national artists and beverages from a selection of distinguished Colorado distilleries, wineries, brewers, as well as other non-alcoholic beverage makers.

6-9 p.m. Friday, March 7

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and e-mail

Carbondale Beer Works: The Appleseed Collective

CARBONDALE — Celebrate First Friday with the Appleseed Collective, Americana music rooted in traditions from all over the world and from every decade with dashes of gypsy and Dixie. No cover.

8:30 p.m. Friday, March 7

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216, and

Carbondale Branch Library: Vocal and Piano Concert

CARBONDALE — Free community concert with Betsy Schenck, Sharon Young, and Jack Lanning as they perform works from Rachmaninoff, Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and others. Refreshments will be served.

3 p.m. Saturday, March 8

320 Sopris Ave.

Info: 963-2889

PAC3: The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

CARBONDALE — After a popular showing at Carbondale Mountain Fair, the Big Damn Band, a trio out of Indiana made up of a real reverend on guitar, his wife on washboard and best friend on bucket drums, unleash a roots explosion to the masses alongside some of their personal favorite artists in the roots/blues/punk music community.

Doors open 7:30 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 8

520 S. Third St.

Tickets: $15 general admission


Wyly Community Art Center: “My Favorites”

BASALT — An exhibition of watercolors by valley artist Laurie McBride March 11 through April 24. McBride’s paintings have been displayed and sold at Cafe Bernard and the Aspen Chapel. She was selected for the Annual Colorado Watercolor Show in 2011. Her paintings are in private collections throughout the states.

Artist’s reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 14

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free and open to the public.

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail, and

Gallery 809: March Special Exhibits

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Paintings of African wildlife are on exhibit during the month of March, along with detailed small paintings of Glenwood’s historical homes and businesses by Mary Pilon. Jewelry, pottery, wood, fabric and wall art by valley artists are also featured.

Artists’ reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 14

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945­0809

Cardiff Schoolhouse: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — This energetic, fast-firing comedy does just that as it parodies all of the Shakespeare plays, plus the sonnets, with only three performers in two acts.

7 p.m. March 14-16 , 21-23 and 27-30

4018 Sky Ranch Drive

Tickets: $15/general admission, $10/students and seniors, and free for children 12 years and younger, cash or check at the door

Info: 618-8033 to reserve a seat

PAC3: The Motet

CARBONDALE — The Motet is a world-class ensemble that whips audiences into a whirlwind using sheer impromptu force. The rhythms are spontaneous and textured and the beats are hard-driving.

Doors open 7:30 p.m. and show starts at 9 p.m. Friday, March 14

520 S. Third St.

Tickets: $25 general admission


Carbondale Council on the Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza

CARBONDALE — Join designers and performers in their fantastical journey down the rabbit hole with an Alice in Wonderland-themed fashion fundraiser. Each night will include a pre-show dessert reception, beer and wine bar, and martini bar. A trunk sale follows Friday night’s show and will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

8 p.m. Friday, March 14, and Saturday, March 15

Carbondale Recreation Center, 567 Colorado Ave.

Tickets and info: $30/CCAH members, $35/nonmembers and $100/VIP Runway Seating at, CCAH in the Third Street Center, the Carbondale Recreation Center, and by phone at 963-1680


Glenwood Springs Branch Library: “14er Project” exhibit

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Branch Library and Colorado Mountain College ArtShare showcase work by Derek Johnston, program director and professor of professional photography at CMC’s Isaacson School for New Media. Free reception with refreshments.

Through April 13

815 Cooper Ave.

Info: 945-5958 and

Carbondale Clay Center: Matthew Eames

CARBONDALE — Matthew Eames’ sculpture, large scale ceramic installations are influenced by the history of construction. His work explores the reality of structure through the psychological façade of comfort instilled through an unconscious effort to build in excess.

Free and open to the public

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and e-mail

Wyly Community Art Center: “What is Here? What is There?”

BASALT — Exhibition of pieces that reflect on notions of place and time by internationally exhibited artist Nancy Lovendahl. Through March 6.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free and open to the public.

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail, and

New Castle Recreation Dept.: Youth Dance Classes

NEW CASTLE — On Mondays, in partnership with ArtillumA Dance Company, New Castle Rec is offering dance classes for ages 3-9. Participants learn the basics of ballet, jazz and tap. Shoes provided.

423 W. Main St.

Fee: $120/14 weeks

Registration and info: 984-3352 and

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): After-school Art Club

CARBONDALE — After-school art club for ages 7 to 12 years. Each class students focuses on a different art technique to get a feel for a wide range of styles: Eric Carle sculptural collage, Modigliani-style portraits, Zentangle Animals and more.

Mondays 3:45-5:30 p.m. through March 17

Cost: $5

CCAH’s R2 Gallery, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680 and

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

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: e-mail and

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

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and

Rhythm & Grace Carbondale: Music and dance

CARBONDALE — Weekly class hosted by Aspen Santa Fe Ballet appropriate for anyone with Parkinson’s disease, no matter how advanced. Dance experience not required.

1-2 p.m. Wednesdays

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Register: (866) 718-2996 and

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

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813

Gallery 809: Mt. Sopris Exhibit

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A special exhibit of work by Gallery 809 artists showcasing Mount Sopris with paintings and photos ranging in size and medium. Enjoy an evening of art, wine, and refreshments with an artists’ reception open to the community. Exhibition runs through February.

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809 and

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): 34th annual Valley Visual Art Show

CARBONDALE — The Valley Visual Art Show features more than 60 Roaring Fork artists and includes two- and three-dimensional work created with wide variety of mediums. Stop by and vote for the Valley Visual People’s Choice Award. Through March 7.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays.

CCAH’s R2 Gallery, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680 and

Wyly Community Art Center: “The Art of Winifred: a retrospective”

BASALT — Exhibition of paintings by self-taught artist Winifred Carol Wyman, the heroine of “Against Her Will,” a book written by her son, John Howard Wyman.

Gallery hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Free and open to the public

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail, and

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

817 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

399 Main St., Carbondale

Info:, 945-4817 and 963-3775

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

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Fee: Model’s fee

Info:, and 963-1680

Midland Arts Company: Local artists’ offerings

RIFLE — This cooperative gift shop features the work of the six artist-owners and about 30 additional local artists: handmade soaps and candles, fabric arts, iron work, original paintings, and turned-wood lamps, along with the already existing artisan jewelry and pottery.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

110 E. Third St., Rifle, next to the Blush Salon

Info: and 625-3068

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