Arts & Entertainment Briefs 3/3/17
Arts & entertainment briefs 3/3/17
Chris Bank and Mark Johnson
BASALT — Enjoy local musicians Chris Bank and Mark Johnson at Heather’s. Bank has performed in concert with Kenny Loggins, The Temptations, John Denver, Bo Diddley, Jimmy Buffet and Francine Reed, as well as jazz greats Ernie Watts and Nelson Rangell.
7-10:30 p.m. Friday
166 Midland Ave.
Info: 927-0151, heatherssavorypies.com
“The Addams Family”
Glenwood Springs High School presents the story of Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, who has fallen in love with a man from a respectable family. Everything will change when the families meet.
7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday
Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium, 1521 Grand Ave.
Admission: $15 adults and $10 students, children and matinees $10; available online at tinyurl.com/gshsaddams and at the door
Thunder River Theatre Company presents an exciting, new adaptation of William Shakespeare’s magical play “The Tempest.”
7:30 p.m. March 3-5 and 9-11, including 2 p.m. Sunday matinees
67 Promenade, Carbondale
Info: 963-8200 and thunderrivertheatre.com
Head to Phat Thai after First Friday for dance music.
10 p.m. Friday to 1:30 a.m. Saturday
343 Main St., Carbondale
Info: facebook.com/DJBennyColorado Free
Live Latin Music
Dance the night away at K Seas Winghouse’s Latin music party with DJ Axel.
10 p.m. Friday
910 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs
Hide Tanning Demonstration
SILT — Meet at the Silt Historical Park as Buffalo Barb hosts a hide tanning demonstration. She has been a full-time tanner since 1992, and joins the community to discuss her artistic methods, as well as present an outdoor demo of her process.
1-3 p.m. Saturday
Admission: Free; Silt Historical Park donations appreciated
707 Orchard Ave.
Glenwood Springs Contra Dance
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Contra Dance at the Glenwood Masonic Lodge is a lively all-ages dance with live music and a caller teaching all of the dances. Dance starts at 7 with a beginner walk through and goes until 10. No partner necessary and beginners welcome.
7-10 p.m. Saturday
Admission: $10 at the door and $8 students
901 Colorado Ave.
Roberta Lewis and Steve Cole
BASALT — Roberta Lewis and Steve Cole pair up to sing and play live music at Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar Saturday night.
7 p.m. Saturday
166 Midland Ave.
Info: 927-0151, heatherssavorypies.com
First Friday on the 100 Block
CARBONDALE — Join Marble Distilling Company in the heart of downtown Carbondale’s Creative District for a First Friday celebration welcoming March. Order from a special First Friday cocktail menu with new cocktail creations for 2017.
5:30-11 p.m. Friday
150 Main St.
Info: 963-7008, marbledistilling.com
“Pairings” Art Fundraiser
CARBONDALE — The Carbondale Clay Center presents its exciting annual fundraiser, which pairs handmade cups with local craft brews and spirits. The opening reception features live music by Jeffrey Hastings and Petr Wiese.
6-9 p.m. Friday
135 Main St.
Info: 963-2529, firstname.lastname@example.org and carbondaleclay.org
“Medicine of the Wolf” Film Screening
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join the local Roaring Fork group Colorado Sierra Club for a free screening and Colorado premiere of “Medicine of Wolf,” a film by Julia Huffman and winner of the best documentary award at the Minnesota International Film Festival. This thought-provoking and heart-rending documentary takes viewers on a journey into wolf country to investigate the intrinsic value of the wolf through the eyes of the renowned National Geographic contributor Jim Brandenburg.
6 p.m. Friday
New Space Theater at Colorado Mountain College – Spring Valley, 3000 County Road 114
Info: email Delia Malone at email@example.com
“Anne of Green Gables”
CARBONDALE — SoL Theatre Company brings the beloved tale of “Anne of Green Gables,” adapted from the 1908 novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery (published as L. M. Montgomery), to the youth theater stage.
7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $10 children 12 and younger, $15 adults
Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.
Info: 274-0894 and soltheatrecompany.org
Symphony Swing 2017
RIFLE AND GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Symphony in the Valley presents “Come Fly With Me” as the theme for its annual fundraising music and dance affair. Food and drink available.
7-10 p.m. Friday in Rifle and Saturday in Glenwood
Admission: Prices vary depending on individual tickets and table sponsorships
Ute Theater, 132 E. Fourth St., Rifle, and Glenwood Springs Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road
Info: 984-8833 and sitv.org
Casa of the Ninth presents “Father Unknown”
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Casa of the Ninth presents a film and silent auction to benefit abused and neglected children in the community. Join the Glenwood Vaudeville Theater for a special screening of “Father Unknown,” the touching and personal story of Urban and David Quint. Also featuring guest speaker Lauren Leeman, state coordinator of Colorado CASA
Doors open 6 p.m. March 9
915 Grand Ave.
Info: 945-9699 and casaoftheninth.org
Admission: $25, online at http://tinyurl.com/z9adtzm
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — 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 pm. March 10
Downtown Glenwood, Grand Avenue and cross streets
Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza
CARBONDALE — 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. March 10 and 11; dress rehearsal 8 p.m. March 9
Admission: $20 dress rehearsal tickets; $100 VIP tickets Saturday; all other tickets sold out
Carbondale Recreation Center, 67 Colorado Ave.
CARBONDALE — Join Colorado Animal Rescue for the monthly Yappy Hour at Marble Distilling Company. 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. March 15
150 Main St.
Info: 947-9173, 963-7008 and marbledistilling.com
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. March 17
82 Redstone Blvd.
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. March 23 (and every fourth Thursday of the month this spring)
Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.
Info and to register (performers must contact John for more info prior to event): 945-9699 and gvrshow.com
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.
The Launchpad at the R2 Gallery, 76 South Fourth St.
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 http://www.gvrshow.com
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.
1887 County Road 237 (Harvey Gap Road)
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
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
702 Grand Ave.
Info: 945-7692 and http://www.rivieraglenwood.com
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
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
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
366 W. Main St.
Info: 984-7249 and http://www.chapmanspubhouse.com
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
101 E. Third St., Rifle
Info: 625-3068 and http://www.midlandartscompany.com
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 http://www.bonedaleballet.com
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.
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
13110 Colorado 82
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.
500 Weant Blvd.
Open Mic Nights
NEW CASTLE — Open Mic every Sunday for music therapy at the Black Dog Saloon.
5 p.m. Sundays
219 W. Main St.
Info: 984-0999, http://www.thedognewcastle.com and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Groves-Black-Dog-Saloon
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
647 Main St.
Info: 704-1216 and http://www.carbondalebeerworks.com
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
2525 S. Grand Ave.
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