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Gallery 809: Mount Sopris Exhibit

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A special exhibit of work by Gallery 809 artists showcasing Mount Sopris with paintings and photos ranging in size and medium. Enjoy an evening of art, wine and refreshments with an artists’ reception open to the community. Exhibition runs through February.

Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809 and

Speckled Feather Mercantile: Paint Party

NEW CASTLE — Join artists of all levels in the Craft Cafe and paint a little red dress. Price includes paint, supplies, step-by-step instruction, light snacks, drinks and a 11×14 take-home canvas. Feel free to bring along any special drinks or food. Ages 21 and older.

6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10

Cost: $25 (prepayment required)

303 W. Main St.

Info: 573-6378, e-mail and

Colorado Mountain College ArtShare Gallery: “Ink Paintings”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood painter Andrew Roberts-Gray’s new exhibit, titled “Ink Paintings,” embodies a new direction for the artist. The exhibit’s opening reception is free and open to the public. Show hangs through Feb. 27.

Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10

Gallery hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 and

Burning Mountain Fire Station: Music Jam

SILT — Monthly music jam featuring acoustic, old country, bluegrass, and gospel on the second Friday of every month. Refreshments provided. Donations appreciated.

7-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10

611 Main St.

Info: 876-2976 and 625-4521

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: AxisLP

BASALT — AxisLP is Larry and Patty Herd, hailing from the Austin music scene. He is a recording engineer and guitar instructor. She has a long portfolio of studio work with various performers. No cover.

7:30-10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10

166 Midland Ave.


Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Feeding Giants

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Acoustic duo band from New Castle Feeding Giants plays live music with your sushi and cocktails. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, and

PAC3: Cody Canada and the Departed with American Aquarium

CARBONDALE — Cody Canada and the Departed, with openers American Aquarium out of North Carolina, bring outlaw country, rock ‘n roll, and cross-Canadian ragweed to the PAC.

8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30) Friday, Jan. 10

Tickets: $17 general admission and $22 at the door

520 S. Third St.

Info and tickets:

Carbondale Beer Works: Charles Ellsworth and Band

CARBONDALE — Charles Ellsworth is among the new breed of artists who define their own genre with his story told through music. Often dark, his music is complex in the simplicity of each message he brings to life in song. No cover.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216, and

Steve’s Guitars: Halley Anna

CARBONDALE — Young Texan singer-songwriter Halley Anna is keeping the tradition of country and folk standards alive with her brand of Patsy Cline-meets-Emmylou Harris troubadour talent.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, e-mail, and

Stubbies Sports Bar: Larry Patrick Nix

BASALT — A regular performer downvalley, Southern songwriter Larry Patrick Nix comes to play Stubbies for the first time. No cover.

9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10

123 Emma Road

Info: 927-0501 and‎

Glenwood Springs Contra Dance: Wooden Nickel

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — With live music by Wooden Nickel, and John Unger calling, the Glenwood Springs Contra Dance celebrates old-time music and community dance.

7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11

Glenwood Springs Elementary School, 915 School St.

Cover: $8 at the door

Info: Ron at 366-6213 or e-mail Marjorie at or Ron at

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Bank

BASALT — Vocalist, bassist, saxophonist and blues guitarist Chris Bank performs. He has played in the valley for 21 years in house bands that include the St. Regis, Syzygy, and the Little Nell Hotel. No cover.

7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11

166 Midland Ave.


Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Caleb Dean and Friends

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Real country music with Caleb Dean and Friends at Kanpai Sushi & Bar. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, and

Carbondale Beer Works: Peanut Butter Lovesicle

CARBONDALE — Peanut Butter Lovesicle is a rock band of family from Pennsylvania that thrive on high-octane shows. They give audiences a twist of lead vocals from the drum kit and bass, while drawing influence from a mix of heavier ’70s blues rock and an early ’90s. No cover.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216, and

Black Nugget: Larry Patrick Nix

BASALT — Back by popular demand, Southern songwriter Larry Patrick Nix returns to the Nugget. No cover.

9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498 and

Silver Club Saloon: Green River Blues

NEW CASTLE — Welcome the Salt Lake City duo Green River Blues back to the Silver Club to celebrate owner Seth Graby’s birthday. All original music with a twist on blues and rock ’n’ roll. No cover.

9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11

366 W. Main St.

Info: 984-7123 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Phillips

BASALT — Brunch in Basalt and enjoy some Bach, Bernstein,Tarrega and other great composers with live music by Chris Phillips. No cover.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12

166 Midland Ave.


Black Nugget: Jayke Orvis and the Broken Band

CARBONDALE — Denver’s Jayke Orvis and the Broken Band bring alt-country and honky-tonk from Denver to Carbondale. No cover.

8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498,, and


Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Suzzanne Paris and John Michel

BASALT — Live jazz standards and rock by Suzzanne Paris and John Michel. No cover.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15

166 Midland Ave.


Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Bobby Mason, JD Martin and Harp Harriman

BASALT — Local rock ’n roll legends Bobby Mason, JD Martin and Harp Harriman play live music. No cover.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16

166 Midland Ave.


PAC3: The Samples

CARBONDALE — Twenty-five years after starting his full-fledged music career with The Samples, frontman Sean Kelly continues to delight fans with music that transcends genres, age and shatters the rules of the established music industry with his Colorado-born band.

8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30) Friday, Jan. 17

Tickets: $17 general admission and $23 at the door

520 S. Third St.

Info and tickets:

New Castle Recreation Dept.: Youth Dance Classes

NEW CASTLE — Starting Jan. 20, in partnership with ArtillumA Dance Company, New Castle Rec is offering dance classes for ages 3-9. Participants learn the basics of ballet, jazz and tap. Shoes provided.


423 W. Main St.

Fee: $120/14 weeks

Registration and info: 984-3352 and


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

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: e-mail and

Camp Chair Productions: Storytelling Tuesdays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Cardiff School House is the place to talk and tell stories. Get off the couch, turn off the devices and come out and socialize with hot tea, treats, and a moment to share stories. Next Tuesday is a night of conversation about anything, with discussion lead by Jack Green, Okie Socratic style.

Arrive at 6:30 p.m. with the bell ringing at 7 p.m.

Cover: $7.17 (more or less) or a pair of eye glasses with the lens to be donated to the Lions Club.

4018 Sky Ranch Drive

Info: 618-0911

Rhythm & Grace Carbondale: Music and dance

CARBONDALE — Weekly class hosted by Aspen Santa Fe Ballet appropriate for anyone with Parkinson’s disease, no matter how advanced. Dance experience not required.

1-2 p.m. Wednesdays

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Register: (866) 718-2996 and

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

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813

Colorado Mountain College: “Women at Home on the Range”

RIFLE — New work by artists Jane Lee and Sharon Martin of Silt, Linda Loeschen of Basalt, and Ruth Mollman of New Castle, and will boast 40 paintings in all, 10 from each artist. The paintings will remain on view through Jan. 19.

Campus hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays. CMC campuses closed Nov. 27-29 and Dec. 23 through Jan. 1

3695 Airport Road


Wyly Community Art Center: “The Art of Winifred: a retrospective”

BASALT — Exhibition of paintings by self-taught artist Winifred Carol Wyman, the heroine of “Against Her Will,” a book written by her son, John Howard Wyman.

Gallery hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Free and open to the public

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail, and

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

817 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

399 Main St., Carbondale

Info:, 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

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Fee: Model’s fee

Info:, 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

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

Info: and 625-3068

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