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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Speckled Feather Mercantile: Craft Night

NEW CASTLE — Come spend the evening working on your craft project(s). This is a free event with surprises for those in attendance. Bring a snack to share and project to work on. RSVP to guarantee a seat.

5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31

303 W. Main St.

Free and open to the public


Basalt Regional Library: Noche de Mariachi

BASALT — Grand Junction mariachi band Noche de Mariachi plays the Basalt Library.

5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31

14 Midland Ave.

Free and open to the public


St. Stephen’s School: Family Fun Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Bring your family and friends for fun in the church basement. This year’s theme is Chinese New Year, Year of the Horse. There will be a DJ, dancing, food, fun and games. Food and game tickets for $1 will be sold separately. All proceeds go toward the St. Stephen’s School Scholarship Fund.

6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31

1852 Blake Ave.

Admission: $5/person or $15/family


Children’s mini college: 11th annual Chocolate Extravaganza fundraiser ­

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Gorge yourself on chocolate while bidding on silent auction items to benefit Children’s mini college, the valley’s longest running preschool.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31

CMC Glenwood Campus, 1402 Blake Ave.

Free and open to the public

Info: 945-2446

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Dwight F. Ferren

BASALT — Solo acoustic instrumentals, then electric rock and blues, with guitarist Dwight Ferren. No cover.

7:30-10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31

166 Midland Ave.

Info: and

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Jim Hawkins

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Folk music with local singer-songwriter Jim Hawkins. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, and

PAC3: Agent Orange

CARBONDALE — So-Cal punk legends Agent Orange come to Carbondale, with openers Barrel Proof and Revive Reagan.

8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30) Friday, Jan. 31

Tickets: $15 general admission and $20 at the door

520 S. Third St.

Info and tickets:

Carbondale Beer Works: The Hell Roaring Trio

CARBONDALE — Local bluegrass favorites and original house band at the Carbondale Beer Works. No cover.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and

Steve’s Guitars: John Wesley Satterfield and his Damn Fine Band

CARBONDALE — John Wesley Satterfield began playing guitar when he was 12 with his father teaching him tunes by legendary songwriters such as Jim Croce, Bob Dylan and Harry Chapin, among others. Since then, he has taken his guitar out of the living room and on to stages large and small.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31

19 N Fourth St.

Admission: $15

Info: 963-3304 and

Advocate Safehouse Project: 13th annual Lunafest

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Lunafest connects women, their stories and their causes through film. This traveling film festival spotlights the work of diverse, talented women filmmakers, with intelligent, funny and thought-provoking themes. Proceeds benefit Advocate Safehouse Project and the Breast Cancer Fund.

5 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1

Tickets: $20/advance at Blend in Carbondale, Treadz in Glenwood Springs, Midland Art Company in Rifle, and select Alpine Banks, and $25/door

Hotel Colorado, 124 W. Sixth St.


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. All dances taught, no experience is necessary, and no partner needed.

7-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1

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: Josephina Mendez and Mike Facey with Tim Fox

BASALT — Brazilian Jazz at Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar. No cover.

7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1

166 Midland Ave.


Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: The Old Time Remedy

NEW CASTLE — Grand Junction bluegrass band The Old Time Remedy plays the Black Dog. No cover.

7:30 p.m. Saturday Feb. 1

219 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Leonard Curry Trio

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Bluegrass Americana music from the Leonard Curry Trio. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, 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, Feb. 2

166 Midland Ave.



Camp Chair Productions: Storytelling Tuesday

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Well-known master raconteur Jack Green shares his storytelling techniques.

Arrive at 6:30 p.m. with the bell ringing at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4

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

Phat Figures: Social Sketching

CARBONDALE — Join Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH) for the fourth Phat Figures, figure drawing in social setting. Featured figures of the month are Deva and Eaden Shantay with True Nature Yogis and musical artist Starbear.

7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4

Phat Thai, 343 Main St.

Suggested donation: $5

Info: 963-1680 and

Black Nugget: My Graveyard Jaw

Carbondale — Farmageddon Records artist My Graveyard Jaw makes a rare Tuesday night appearance at the Nugget. All original country folk, boot stomp’n southern music, also with slow ballads to rock you to sleep. Now featuring members of the Zydepunks. Joined by special guest Billy Cook. No cover.

9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498 and

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.

7:30-10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6

166 Midland Ave.


Carbondale Clay Center: Matthew Eames

CARBONDALE — Matthew Eames’ sculpture, large scale ceramic installations are influenced by the history of construction. His work explores the reality of structure through the psychological façade of comfort instilled through an unconscious effort to build in excess.

Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7

Free and open to the public

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and e-mail

Wyly Community Art Center: Craig O’Brian Art Talk

BASALT — “Printmaking with American Masters,” a free art talk with master printer Craig O’Brian, a recognized leader in his field. Learn firsthand what it was like to print with artists such as Rauschenberg, Johns, de Kooning and Warhol.

5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7

Free and open to the public

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail, and

Rifle Branch Library: First Friday Art in the Stacks

RIFLE — Animal totems in hand-painted glass mosaics were created in Rifle High School’s arts and crafts class. Students produced two foot-round, hand-painted glass mosaics.

6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7

Free event

207 East Ave.

Info: 625-3471 and

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Theatre: “Proof”

SPRING VALLEY— David Auburn’s play “Proof” features a cast of four: CMC theater students Cora Wettlin as Catherine and David Collier as Hal. CMC theater graduate Cassidy Willey plays the role of Claire, and veteran actor and director G. Thomas Cochran plays Robert. They are directed by Brad Moore.

7 p.m. Feb. 7-8, and 13-15 and 2 p.m. matinees Feb. 9 and 16

CMC’s New Space Theatre, 3000 County Road 114

Tickets: $15/adults and $10/students, seniors, staff and faculty at or 947-8177 or cash or check at the door


The Orchard: Sweetheart dance/benefit

CARBONDALE — Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a dance/benefit to assist longtime Carbondale resident Renee Maggert. Live music with the Missing Link Band, dinner and a silent auction are included.

6-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14

The Orchard, 110 Snowmass Drive

Cost: $35 per person

Advance tickets: Alpine Bank in Carbondale/Glenwood Springs and at the door

Silt Historical Park: Victorian Ball

SILT — The day starts with dance lessons from noon to 2 p.m. and issuance of men’s military attire. There will be a social hour and photos. Expect live music appropriate to the Victorian era. Light refreshments available. Formal attire required, dress to any point in the Victorian era circa 1840-1900.

noon to 2 and 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15

Cactus Valley Elementary, 222 Grand

Tickets: $40/single and $70/couple available at

Info: Bill Smith at 618-4182 and


New Castle Recreation Dept.: Youth Dance Classes

NEW CASTLE — On Mondays, 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

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

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and

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

CCAH’s R2 Gallery: 34th annual Valley Visual Art Show

CARBONDALE — The Valley Visual Art Show features more than 60 Roaring Fork artists and includes two- and three-dimensional work created with wide variety of mediums. Stop by and vote for the Valley Visual People’s Choice Award. Through March 7.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays.

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680 and

Colorado Mountain College ArtShare Gallery: “Ink Paintings”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood painter Andrew Roberts-Gray 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.

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

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 and

Gallery 809: Mt. Sopris Exhibit

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A special exhibit of work by Gallery 809 artists showcasing Mt. 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.

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809 and

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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