Arts & Entertainment Briefs 3/3/17 |

Arts & Entertainment Briefs 3/3/17

Artist and designer Erin Rigney's encaustic paintings are part of "Incandescence," a show opening at Carbondale Arts Friday.

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

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151,

“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 and at the door

Info: 384-5555

“The Tempest”

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

Admission: $15-$30

67 Promenade, Carbondale

Info: 963-8200 and

DJ Benny

Head to Phat Thai after First Friday for dance music.

10 p.m. Friday to 1:30 a.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

343 Main St., Carbondale

Info: Free

Live Latin Music

Dance the night away at K Seas Winghouse’s Latin music party with DJ Axel.

10 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

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.

Info: 319-3711

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.

Info: 379-2822

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

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151,

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

Admission: Free

150 Main St.

Info: 963-7008,

“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

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529, and

“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

“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

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


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

Admission: $25, online at


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

Admission: Free

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.


Yappy Hour

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

Admission: Free

150 Main St.

Info: 947-9173, 963-7008 and

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

Admission: Free

82 Redstone Blvd.

Info: 963-2526

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)

Admission: Free

Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

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


“Incandescence” Exhibit

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.

Admission: Free

The Launchpad at the R2 Gallery, 76 South Fourth St.

Info: 963-1680, e-mail: and

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

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.

Admission: Free

1887 County Road 237 (Harvey Gap Road)


Trivia Night

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

Admission: Free

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

Admission: Free

702 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-7692 and

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

Admission: Free

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

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.


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

Admission: Free

366 W. Main St.

Info: 984-7249 and

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 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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