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Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Summer Season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A two-hour, family-friendly dinner theater show with professional talent performing comedy skits, seasonal jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and original comedic presentations.

Doors at 6:30 p.m. (with show following food, drinks and entertainment) Fridays and Saturdays and 5:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 4

Admission (show only): $24/adults, $22/seniors, and $16/kids 12 and younger; food and beverages optional, a la carte; 10% off groups of 10 or more

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Reservations and group info: 945-9699, e-mail reservations@gvrshow.com and http://www.gvrshow.com

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Live Music with Aspen 440

BASALT — Aspen’s newest premier vocal trio, Aspen 440, features David Blair Harding, on guitar and lead vocals, Amy Hawes on bass and vocals, and lead vocalist Lisa Mae Sarver. This is a vocal driven band with an emphasis on great harmonies, professional musicianship and entertaining music.

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151, http://www.heatherssavorypies.com, and http://www.reverbnation.com/aspen440

Dance Liberation Project: Community Ecstatic Dance

CARBONDALE — Journey into the heart of the movement dance. This fusion of live drums and sound with conscious cosmic high vibration beats will lay the foundation for this expression. This event is open to all — no dance experience necessary.

Opening circle at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21

Suggested donation: $9

The Launchpad, 776 S. Fourth St.

Info: Alejandra Rico at alejandraricobustillos@gmail.com

Black Dog Saloon: Dry Hollow Band

NEW CASTLE — Back with their unique brand of bluesy jazzgrass, Dry Hollow Band will play at the Black Dog Saloon at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21

Admission: Free

291 W. Main St.

Info: http://on.fb.me/1gZ958I

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Logan Brothers

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Voted Locals’ Choice Best Band, the Logan Brothers — Jonathon, Steve, and Lynn — return to Kanpai to rock out for the dinner crowd.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 230-9498 and http://www.kanpaisushilounge.com

Steve’s Guitars: Celebrating 700 Consecutive Friday Nights

CARBONDALE — The Steve’s Friday night streak is alive and well at 700 and to recognize this lucky number, musical friends of the shop will gather to play live for the Carbondale crowd.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, email sguitars@sopris.net and http://www.stevesguitars.net

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy free live music Friday night at Rivers, featuring rock, blues and reggae with a twist by Joan’s Lemons and the Green-Handed Panda Man.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 21

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813

Carbondale Beer Works: Live Music

CARBONDALE — Head to the Beer Works Friday night for local craft brews and good-time music and original songs with a political twist by the Thompson Dividers.

9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21

Admission: Free

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and http://www.carbondalebeerworks.com

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Take a Saturday to have fun and dance to classic rock and Stevie Ray Vaughan hits by the Western Slope’s popular Goodman Band. Enjoy a free tram ride and listen to live, local music with the donation of a can of food for the LiftUp food pantry.

4-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, with free tram starting at 4 p.m.; live music from 6-10 p.m.

Admission: Guests ride the tram for free after 4 p.m. with a canned food donation

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com

Aspen Valley Land Trust: 12th Annual Save the Land Dance

CARBONDALE — Save the date for the 12th annual Save the Land Dance held once again on the fields of John Nieslanik’s ranch to honor and celebrate the families who have protected their properties as open lands for agriculture, wildlife habitat, scenic enjoyment and recreation. The event, featuring a silent and live auction, dinner and drinks, music and dancing, also bids farewell to executive director Martha Cochran after 13 years at the helm.

5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22

0979 County Road 101

Info: 963-8440

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

BASALT — Roaring Fork Valley musicians Josefina Mendez, Tim Fox and Mike Facey play Brazilian and classic jazz for appetizers, dinner and drinks at Heather’s Saturday evening.

7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151 and http://www.heatherssavorypies.com

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Leonard Curry Trio

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Wind down on Saturday night with sushi and live bluegrass and Americana music by Glenwood Springs’ Leonard Curry Trio.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 230-9498 and http://www.kanpaisushilounge.com

Loyal Brothers Lounge: Punk and Roll

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Rock out at the LB with an energetic show featuring Denver’s Reno Divorce, Guilt by Association out of Las Vegas and the valley’s Killer 82s.

9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/LoyalBrothersLounge

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Live Music with Mark Johnson

BASALT — Live funk, soulful groove and jazz as valley musician Mark Johnson accompanies brunch on Sunday at Heather’s in downtown Basalt.

10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 23

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151 and http://www.heatherssavorypies.com

Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Leonard Curry Trio

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Tap your toes to live and local Americana music with the Leonard Curry Trio for Sunday brunch at award-winning downtown restaurant Juicy Lucy’s.

noon Sunday, Aug. 23

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.

Info: 945-4619 and http://www.juicylucyssteakhouse.com

Carbondale Clay Center: Resident Artists Open Studio & Studio Sale

CARBONDALE — The Carbondale Clay Center’s resident artist studios will be open to the public, and work will be for sale, with live demonstrations at noon and 2 p.m. Come see what Elina Jurado, Susie Pentelow, Molly Berger and Matt Eames have been up to all year, and say goodbye to Susie and Molly as they prepare to head off on their next adventures. No need to RSVP; all are welcome.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23

Admission: Free

135 Main Street

Info: 970-963-2529, info@carbondaleclay.org

Club Rotario Roaring Fork: Festival Las Americas

CARBONDALE — Festival Las Americas celebrates the richness of culture and traditions of the American continent and is a fundraiser for educational projects throughout the area. The day features family-friendly cultural, artistic and recreational activities, plus a variety of food styles representing flavors from the Chilean coast to the Rockies. Live entertainment includes Mexican northern music, salsa music and a full Mariachi band.

11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23

Admission: Free

Sopris Park, 601-699 Euclid Ave. (Seventh and Main)

Info: Julian Hardaker at 309-5169

UPCOMING

MountainFilm: Pre-Festival Film Screening

CARBONDALE — Make the most of your mountain trip with a free outdoor film screening, pre-MountainFilm Festival taking place Aug. 27-30, of “Les Voyageurs Sans Trans.” MountainSummit: MountainFilm in Aspen is a documentary film festival showcasing nonfiction stories about environmental, cultural, climbing, political and social justice issues that matter.

9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24

Admission: Free

Third Street Center, 520 Third S.

Info: http://www.mtnsummit.org

Glenwood Downtown Market: Live Music and More

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy live music and artisan foods every Tuesday in downtown Glenwood at Eighth Street and Grand Avenue. The market features products from farmers, ranchers, local chefs, food vendors, arts, crafts, special events, and is an all-around good excuse to get out and have fun in the community.

4-8 Tuesday, Aug. 25

Admission: Free

Centennial Park, 828 Grand Ave.

Info: 618-3650 and http://www.glenwoodmarket.com

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Art and Wine Break

CARBONDALE — Take an Art and Wine Break and give yourself the opportunity to relax and create. CCAH provides everything — the space, the drinks, snacks and a little help from Lisa Singer who will be on hand to facilitate fun art projects. August’s focus will be mixed media with acrylic paint. All levels of experience will enjoy this evening of art making. Space is limited.

6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25

Third Street Center, Suite 15, 520 S. Third St.

Info and to reserve a spot: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com

Basalt Regional Library: Monthly Independent Film Night

BASALT — Celebrate culture with Monthly Independent Film Night at Basalt Library with the Ingo Haeb film “The Chambermaid.” Experience a relaxing night in downtown Basalt offers with drinks and appetizers before or dinner after the movie.

5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26

Admission: Free

14 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-4311 and http://www.basaltlibrary.org

Raising A Reader: Cowboy Up Carbondale

CARBONDALE — Cowboy Up Carbondale is a spirited celebration of Carbondale’s western heritage. The annual fundraiser will benefit Raising A Reader, supporting literacy development and school readiness from Aspen to Parachute. The event includes a barbecue by Smoke, dancing to music by Lever Action, silent auction and door prizes.

6-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28

Admission: $5; VIP tables (seats 10) $500, includes dinner

Fourth Street Plaza, Fourth and Main streets

Info: Cheryl Pitout at 618-2826

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Make the most of your Saturday atop Iron Mountain and dance to live provocative grooves, soul, rock and blues by Vidicus Maximus. Enjoy a free tram ride and listen to live, local music with the donation of a can of food for the LiftUp food pantry.

4-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, with free tram starting at 4 p.m.; live music from 6-10 p.m.

Admission: Guests ride the tram for free after 4 p.m. with a canned food donation

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com

Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: Hell Roaring String Band

REDSTONE — The five-piece Hell Roaring String Band performs traditional bluegrass, innovative originals and eclectic classics in Redstone’s scenic mountain park setting.

5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29

Admission: Free

Redstone Park, Highway 133

Info: 963-8240

Dance Initiative: Molissa Fenley and Company Residence and Performance

CARBONDALE — Dance Initiative hosts Mills College faculty Molissa Fenley and Company as an artist in residence. Over the course of Fenley’s 36-year career, she has produced more than 75 original works performed on every continent and in the U.S. at the Joyce Theater, Summerstage, The Kitchen, City Center, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors, Jacob’s Pillow and American Dance Festival. The residency includes an open company class and rehearsals, workshops and public presentation.

Sept. 6-12, with performance Saturday, Sept. 12

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: http://www.danceinitiative.org

5Point Film: 5 Point Outdoor Films

CARBONDALE — 5Point Film is on a mission to inspire adventure of all kinds, to connect generations through shared experience, to engage passion with a conscience, and to educate through film.

7-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11

Bonnie Fisher Park (behind Third Street Center)

Info: Sara Wood at 510-5523

True Nature Healing Arts: Sacred Fest

CARBONDALE — Sacred Fest is a conscious celebration of life and transformational gathering activities for adults and children featuring yoga, a drum circle, an African dance performance, mud puppet show, Betty Hoops, a wellness village, high prana food, labyrinth and reflexology walks, kids activities, tea tasting, workshops and four popular kirtan bands playing call and response chant music.

noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12

Admission: $25-$45 pre-purchased at http://www.truenatureheals.com or by calling 963-9900. Kids 12 and younger free.

100 N. Third St.

Info: http://www.truenaturehealingarts.com

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Listen to the local country-rock sounds of Derringer for live music atop Iron Mountain. Enjoy a free tram ride and listen to live, local music with the donation of a can of food for the LiftUp food pantry.

4-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, with free tram starting at 4 p.m.; live music from 6-10 p.m.

Admission: Guests ride the tram for free after 4 p.m. with a canned food donation

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Celebrate Sunday with Christian music on the mountain with artists from The Orchard, a variety of musical styles in worship, and passionate, uplifting rock by the Kings Loyal Band. Enjoy a free tram ride and live music with the donation of a can of food for the LiftUp food pantry.

2-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, with free tram starting at 2 p.m.; live music from 4-8 p.m.

Admission: Guests ride the tram for free after 2 p.m. with a canned food donation

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com

ONGOING

CCAH: “Square Footage: Art In Redux” Art Exhibit

CARBONDALE — Art is an event taking place in time and space, especially during the CCAH’s six-week exhibit, “Square Footage.” Participating artists Jay Phillips, Reina Katsenberger, Penelope Greenwell, Wallace Graham, John Emerson and dancers of CoMotion: A Conscious Movement Project will receive up to 16 square feet to install or choreograph their work. Over the course of six weeks, the square footage allotted to each artist will be reduced, requiring the artists to respond.

Through Friday, Sept. 25

Admission: Free

CCAH’s R2 Gallery in the Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com

Gallery 809: Artist Ida Burnaman

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Gallery 809 welcomes Ida Burnaman, August guest artist.

Through August

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809 and http://www.gallery809.com

Wyly Annex: “Field Notes”

BASALT — Wyly Annex hosts an art exhibit, free and open to the public, for nationally exhibited artist and collected artist Allison Stewart. Her exhibit, “Field Notes,” showcases mixed media paintings on canvas, panel and paper using layers of color, light, form and texture to address issues of beauty and loss, time and transformation, runs Aug. 14

Through Saturday, Sept. 12

Gallery hours: noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Admission: Free

174 Midland Ave.

Info: http://www.wylyarts.org

Wyly Art Center: “This Land is Our Land”

BASALT — Wyly Art Center hosts an art exhibit, free and open to the public, for nationally exhibited artist Campbell Hutchinson. The exhibit, “This Land is Our Land,” features oil paintings that reflect the desolate and tranquil beauty of the landscape and the wild and domestic creatures that reside there.

Through Saturday, Sept. 12

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday

Admission: Free

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123 and http://www.wylyarts.org

Carbondale Clay Center: “Circumstance of Utterance: New Work”

CARBONDALE — Celebrate Carbondale Clay Center’s new ceramic work and works on paper exhibit, “Circumstance of Utterance: New Work” by Susie Pentelow. The exhibit features sculpture, installation and works on paper from Pentelow, a British artist-in-residence whose work explores the abstraction of form and how it can dictate our personal interpretation of objects and images.

Through Friday, Aug. 28

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529, email jill@carbondaleclay.org and http://www.carbondaleclay.org and http://www.susiepentelow.co.uk

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Open Mic Karaoke Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Singers, musicians, comedians and poets are welcome to take the Springs Theatre stage for a night of all-ages fun. A keyboard and guitar are available to accompany any act.

Sign-up and doors open at 7:30 p.m., fun begins at 8 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: Free; menu and full bar served all evening

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699 and http://www.gvrshow.com

Wyly Art Center: Pencil Garden

BASALT —The Wyly Art Center and Town of Basalt are partnering to plant the Pencil Garden, a new community art installation in Lions Park in downtown Basalt.

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, email art@wylyarts.org,and http://www.wylyarts.org

Coredination and Bonedale Ballet: New Total Barre class with Vicki Tobia

CARBONDALE — A new 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

Carbondale Community School: African Dance Class

CARBONDALE — The community is invited to come out every Monday evening during the summer to dance to live drumming and African music.

6:30 p.m. Mondays

Admission: $12

1505 Satank Road

Info: 963-9647

Carbondale Gus Darien Arena: Wild West Rodeo

CARBONDALE — Bring the family down to a Thursday night summer tradition in Carbondale. Food and fun is had by all as competitive bull riders and horseback riders compete.

Gates open at 5:30 p.m., slack at 6 p.m. and performance starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: $10

151 County Road 100

Info: http://www.carbondalerodeo.com

Frontier Historical Society: Hidden History Tours

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join the Frontier Historical Society for “Robbers, Reprobates and the Red Light District” hidden history tours of historic downtown Glenwood Springs. Enjoy walking excursions regaling the tales of bank robberies, jail escapes, prohibition, illegal gambling, gangsters, soiled doves and even a murder or two. Parental discretion advised for the Hidden History Tour due to subject matter.

7 p.m. (meet at 6:45 p.m.) Fridays through Labor Day weekend

Admission: $15/adults (cash or credit cards accepted)

Visitor’s Center, 802 Grand Ave.

Info and reservations: 945-4448 and email history@rof.net

CCAH: 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 contact@launchpadcarbondale.com and http://www.carbondalearts.com

The Powers Art Center: 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 menglish@powersartcenter.org and http://www.powersartcenter.org

Harvest Pottery: 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 harvestpottery@q.com and http://www.harvestpottery.com

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: 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, http://www.thedognewcastle.com and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Groves-Black-Dog-Saloon

CCAH: 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 honewilliams@gmail.com to reserve space

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

Admission: Free

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: e-mail zgritchie@gmail.com and http://www.hotelcolorado.com

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

Admission: Free

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and http://www.carbondalebeerworks.com

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

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: Geeks Who Drink

NEW CASTLE — Geeks Who Drink (not your average) Pub Trivia Thursdays at the Black Dog Saloon.

7:30 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999, http://www.geekswhodrink.com and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Groves-Black-Dog-Saloon

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

Admission: Free

399 Main St., Carbondale

Info: http://www.mainstreetgall.com, 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

Fee: Model’s fee

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com, ccah@sopris.net 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

Admission: Free

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

Info: http://www.midlandartscompany.com and 625-3068


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