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THIS WEEKEND

Mousai Gallery: Artist’s Reception

CARBONDALE — Enjoy one-of-a-kind sculptures from locally sourced wood by Pat Winger at Mousai Gallery. Featuring complimentary food and drink.

5-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4

Admission: Free

50 Weant Blvd.

Info: 948-5687 and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mousai-Gallery/1493066817609009

Cooper Wine and Spirits: Free Tasting

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. Friday, Sept. 4 and Saturday, Sept. 5

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cooper-Wine-Spirit/206692372844660

Redstone Art Foundation: 20th Anniversary Redstone Labor Day Art Show

REDSTONE — This year, the art at the annual Redstone art show is varied and exciting with paintings using watercolor, oil, pastels and acrylics, jewelry, clay and metal sculptures, photography, pen and ink, felting, clothing, pottery, wood bowls and wood furniture, paper cutouts, masks, mixed media, photography on tile, alcohol ink paintings and gourd pyrography. Unique and affordable art to appeal to all tastes are being offered by 35 artists.

Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, runs through Monday, Sept. 7

Admission: Free

Redstone Inn grounds, 82 Redstone Blvd.

Info: http://www.redstoneartfoundation.org

Carbondale Clay Center: “History in the Making”

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Clay Center’s September First Friday exhibition, titled “History in the Making,” features work by former and current resident artists.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and http://www.carbondaleclay.org

Olive Ridley’s Coffee Tea and Travel: Jordan Copeland

RIFLE — Singer-songwriter Jordan Copeland, frontman for the band Exit90, plays a mix of rock and country covers, along with original tunes that capture Colorado’s rock and country sound.

6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4

Admission: Free

228 Railroad Ave., Unit C

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

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): “Square Footage: Reduction #1”

CARBONDALE — The CCAH’s R2 Gallery and Artique celebrates September’s First Friday Artwalk, marking the second installation of CCAH’s current exhibition, “Square Footage: Art In Redux.” Artists participating in the show will have reduced their original installation to fit in a square foot area reduced by 50 percent. A second performance art piece will take place at 7:30 p.m. (nudity involved).

6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4

Admission: Free

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com

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: 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 Friday evening.

7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151 and http://www.heatherssavorypies.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.) Friday, Sept. 4 (Labor Day is the last 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

Steve’s Guitars: The Ruth Moody Band

CARBONDALE — Ruth Moody is a founding and current member of The Wailin’ Jennys, an internationally renowned group that has toured the world. She was born in Australia but now resides in Winnipeg, Canada, where she has won numerous awards and fans for her music.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4

19 N. Fourth St.

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

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy free live music Friday night at Rivers, featuring original alternative Colorado rock by the valley’s own Sol Patrol.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Sept. 4

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813

Bluebird Cafe: Samantha Gates Photography Exhibition

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Visit the Bluebird Cafe in downtown Glenwood Springs, enjoy a cup of coffee, and see the work of Samantha Gates Freese of Samantha Gates Photography. She will have a wide range of pieces for sale from portraits to landscape and in-between.

All day Saturday, Sept. 5 and Sunday, Sept. 6

Admission: Free

730 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.samanthagatesphotography.com

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Live Music with Vid Weatherwax

BASALT — Vid Weatherwax plays soulful groove and rhythm and blues by for the dinner crowd at Heather’s Saturday evening.

7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Live Music with Chris Phillips

BASALT — Valley musician Chris Phillips plays classical guitar with brunch on Sunday at Heather’s in downtown Basalt.

10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 6

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

UPCOMING

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, Sept. 8

Admission: Free

Centennial Park, 828 Grand Ave.

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

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 her 36-year career, Fenley has produced more than 75 original works performed on every continent and in the U.S. The week-long residency includes open rehearsals for the public to view from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 9-11; a choreographer’s talk from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 at the Carbondale Library; free open company class from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11; a master class from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12; and performance of Fenley’s work at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12.

Monday, Sept. 7 to Saturday, Sept. 12

Admission: Varies

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: http://www.danceinitiative.org and http://www.molissafenley.com

Grand River Health: Grand Wine Affair

RIFLE — Enjoy a wine tasting, horsd’oevres, music, silent auction, and new this year, Art-Around-Town. This year benefits Grand River Health Clinic West funding the children’s mental health therapy room.

5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10

Admission: $25/each or $45/couple at Grand River Cafe, and $30/door

Grand River Health Conference Room, 501 Airport Rd.

Info: 625-6423

Cooper Corner Gallery: Grand Opening

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Celebrate the grand opening of Cooper Corner Gallery with a reception featuring complimentary hors d’oeuvres and wine served in take home pottery wine cups.

5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11

Admission: Free

315 Eighth St.

Info: http://www.coopercornergallery.com

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

Admission: Free

Bonnie Fisher Park , behind Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

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.

12-10 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

Carbondale Clay Center and CCAH: Cedar Ridge Ranch Artist Studio Open House

CARBONDALE — An open house in the new artist studios at Cedar Ridge Ranch in Missouri Heights, home to newly refurbished artist studios, a kiln, gardens, miniature zebus (very small cows), heritage pigs, and a spectacular view. Enjoy wine, beer and harvest appetizers.

4-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15

Admission: Free

3059 County Rd. 103

Info: CCAH at 963-1680

CCAH: The Artist Beat: “Square Footage: Reduction #2” and Dance Performance

CARBONDALE — CCAH concludes the “Square Footage” exhibition with a special Artist Beat event. Participating artists have installed sculptural work within a designated amount of square feet that has been reduced by 50 percent on two occasions over the course of show, requiring the artists to respond. During this event, the installations will be in their final stages. A dance performance by the dancers of CoMotion starts the event, followed by an artist walkthrough with explanations of each process.

5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17

Admission: Free

R2 Gallery in The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Dance to Americana rock by Carbondale’s Mile Markers high 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. 19, 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

ONGOING

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.

Through Saturday, Sept. 12

Gallery hours: 12-6 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

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

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

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

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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