Arts & Entertainment Briefs 2/24/17 |

Arts & Entertainment Briefs 2/24/17

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


The Steve Skinner Band

CARBONDALE — Enjoy live, original resort rock at the Marble Distillery’s Marble Bar with local lyrical favorite The Steve Skinner Band.

8-11 p.m. Friday

Admission: Free

150 Main St.

Info: 963-7008 and

The Grizzly Goat

CARBONDALE — The Grizzly Goat features original songs, strong vocals and skilled instrumentalists. This five-piece from Provo, Utah, has all that and more to Steve’s Guitars.

8:30 p.m. Friday

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304,

Valle Musico

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy elegant guitar-based music with classical, jazz, Latin and worldbeat elements with Valle Musico at Rivers Restaurant bar.

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

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813 and

Comedy Night

CARBONDALE — Marble Distillery welcomes Denver comedy legend Troy Baxley, twice a national finalist at the HBO Comedy Festival and a regular at Denver’s Comedy Works. With impeccable timing and sing-song punchlines, there is never a dull moment.

7-9:30 p.m. Saturday

Admission: $5

150 Main St.

Info: 963-7008 and

Live Music with LP Herd

BASALT — Head to Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar Saturday night with LP Herd, a guitar duo consisting of Larry and Patty Herd who hail from the Austin music scene, where they both performed and recorded with several local popular bands. Their sound is defined by her bluesy sultry voice and his jazz/blues-inspired guitar style, with a song list including jazz standards to rock, blues and country.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151, and

Live Latin Music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Dance the night away as K Seas Winghouse hosts a Latin music party with fun music by DJ Axel.

10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25

Admission: Free

910 Grand Ave.


Sunday Bluegrass Jam

CARBONDALE — Steve’s Guitars hosts its second Sunday of the long-standing weekly bluegrass jams in Carbondale, after moving from the old home at Dos Gringos where they got together to play for years. The music jam features local regulars and long-time professional musicians joined by all levels of players who share a common interest; playing live music with others.

6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26

Admission: Free

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, email, and

Live Music with The Rainbow Girls

CARBONDALE — These multi-talented songwriters joined forces back in 2010 at an open mic in Santa Barbara. Since then, they formed a full-blown rock ‘n roll band that toured Europe and the U.S. Three of the members created a more folksy trio to tour the country in more intimate venues, including Steve’s Guitars Sunday night.

8:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26

Admission: $15

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, email, and


“Pairings” Exhibit

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. The exhibit runs through March 31.

6-9 p.m. Friday, March 3

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529, email 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, March 3 in Rifle, and Saturday, March 4 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 is proud to present 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 at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9

915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699 and

Admission: $25, online at

Ninth Annual 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. Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11

Carbondale Recreation Center, 67 Colorado Ave.

Admission: $35-$100



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

“6×6” Art Exhibit

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts hosts one of its biggest exhibits of the year. The annual “6×6” exhibit runs through March 3. The community’s artistic personal best will be sold for $20 with all proceeds benefitting the center’s Children’s Scholarship Fund.

Admission: Free

601 East Sixth St.

Info: 945-2414, email and

“Mutual Makers” Exhibit

CARBONDALE — The Carbondale Clay Center presents an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Colorado Mountain College in Aspen’s ceramics program. The exhibit features work by artists Lisa Ellena, Liz Heller, Diego Madero, Anne Goldberg, K Rhynus Cesark, Jill Oberman, Alix Knipe, Jen Degges, Steven Colby, HP Bloomer and Nancy Barbour. The exhibit celebrates the partnership between CMC Aspen and the Clay Center, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

135 Main St.

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529, email 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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