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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Glenwood Springs Branch Library: “14er Project” exhibit opening reception

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Branch Library and Colorado Mountain College ArtShare showcase work by Derek Johnston, program director and professor of professional photography at CMC’s Isaacson School for New Media. Free reception with refreshments. Photography exhibit runs through April 13.

6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21

815 Cooper Ave.

Info: 945-5958 and

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Spring Season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue is a two-hour, family-friendly show with professional talent performing a variety of skits, jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and original ideas. Food, drinks and entertainment with show following.

6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 22

Admission: $16-$24

Info: 945-9699, and

Glenwood Springs High School Theatre: “Young Frankenstein”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — This musical, adapted for family audiences, is based on the 1974 comedy film of the same name written by Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder and directed by Brooks.

Box office opens at 6 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, Saturday, Feb. 22 and Friday, Feb. 28; and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1

Jeannie Miller Theater, 1521 Grand Ave.

Tickets: $15/reserved seating, $12/general seating, $8/students and children, and matinee $10/$6, available at Gran Farnum Printing, GSHS Library or at the door

Info: 384-5555

Trattoria Dionisia: Painters Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Local artists Painters Stage perform original gypsy reggae for music and fun for all ages. No cover.

7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-5462

True Nature Healing Arts: Heart Rhythm: a Dance Liberation Project

CARBONDALE — Join Alejandra Rico and Dave Starbear Avalos as they journey into the heart of movement with a fusion of live dance, drums and sound.

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

Suggested donation: $15

100 N. Third St.

Info: 963-9900, and

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Feeding Giants

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Acoustic duo from New Castle. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: AxisLP

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

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

166 Midland Ave.

Info and tickets: 927-0151 and

Carbondale Beer Works: Electric Lemon

CARBONDALE — Hometown favorites Electric Lemon are back to end the work week with dancing and live rock. No cover.

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

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and

Steve’s Guitars: The Jon Stickley Trio

CARBONDALE — Newgrass flatpicker/guitarist Jon Stickley has performed with the Infamous Stringdusters, Leon Russell, Greensky Bluegrass, Leftover Salmon and other major league acts. Stickley walks the line between bluegrass and jazz with a new branch of progressive jazzgrass.

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

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

Black Nugget: Digg

Carbondale — A progressive fusion of rock, blues, funk and jazz. No cover.

9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498, and

Symphony in the Valley: Symphony Swing Dance Lessons

RIFLE AND GLENWOOD SPRINGS — In preparation for the Symphony in the Valley’s annual Symphony Swing fundraiser, swing-dance classes will be offered the weekend prior.

10 a.m. at Artilluma Dance Studio, 224 E. 21st St., Rifle, and 2 p.m. at Glenwood Springs High School, Saturday, Feb. 22

Cost: $20/person

Info: 618-8264 and

River Bridge Regional Center: Imagine Fundraiser

CARBONDALE — A fundraiser for River Bridge hosted by local celebrity chef and Food Network star Susie Jimenez, featuring live music by the Starletts, food stations, dancing and more.

6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22

The Gathering at the Orchard, 110 Snowmass Drive

Admission: $60/person, all-inclusive beer, wine, food, music and dancing


Info: 945-5195

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Bank

BASALT — Vocalist, bassist, saxophone player, and guitarist Chris Bank has performed in the Aspen area for 21 years in house bands that include the St. Regis, Syzygy, and the Little Nell Hotel. No cover.

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

166 Midland Ave.

Info and tickets: 927-0151 and

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Suzzanne Paris

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Acoustic guitar player Suzzanne Paris brings live rock and blues to Kanpai. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, and

Steve’s Guitars: Sanctum Sully

CARBONDALE — This five-piece acoustic string act from western North Carolina has been voted as one of the top three bluegrass bands in their area for the last four years.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

Black Nugget: Jack+Jill

Carbondale — Colorado indie/alternative duo plays original music, blending grunge and rich female vocals with chunky guitars and semi-sweet electric violin. No cover.

9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498, 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.

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23

166 Midland Ave.



KDNK: Glen Canyon Institute Radio Roadshow

CARBONDALE — Listeners are invited to be part of the live studio audience or tune in to the live broadcast as Glen Canyon Institute executive director Christi Wedig will discuss the current state of the Colorado River.

6-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24

76 S. Second St.


Camp Chair Productions: Storytelling Tuesdays

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. 25

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

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

BASALT — Acoustic musicians Suzzanne Paris and John Michel play music to accompany drinks and tapas. No cover.

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26

166 Midland Ave.

Info and tickets: 927-0151 and

Thunder River Theatre: “All My Sons”

CARBONDALE — “All My Sons” is being directed and designed by TRTC’s executive artistic director Lon Winston. The cast features Kent Reed and Valerie Haugen as Joe and Kate Keller, David Pulliam as Chris Keller, Sarah Dale Payne as Ann Deever, and Corey Simpson as George Deever.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, Friday, Feb. 28, and March 1, 7-8, and 13-15; and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9

67 Promenade

Tickets: $22/adults, $12/students

Info: 963-8200 and

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

BASALT — Valley musicians Bobby Mason, JD Martin and Hap Harriman. No cover.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27

166 Midland Ave.

Info and tickets: 927-0151 and

Wyly Community Art Center: Free Art Talk

BASALT — “Demystifying Galleries: Open Q & A for artists, gallerists, collectors and art lovers” with David Floria is an opportunity to get answers about the inner workings of a gallery, what constitutes collectable art and art history of the valley and beyond.

5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

Free and open to the public

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail, and

Carbondale Community School: Retro Après Ski Party

CARBONDALE — Inaugural Retro Après Ski Party with DJ Mayfly, bonfire, favorite ski films and a chili dinner at PAC3. The retro lounge will feature several screens playing some of the finest and funniest ski movies ever made. All proceeds benefit the Carbondale Community School, a public K-8 charter school.

6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

520 S. Third St.

Tickets: $25 includes dinner

Info: 963-9647 and e-mail

Symphony in the Valley: Symphony Swing

RIFLE AND GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Symphony Swing is the Symphony in the Valley’s annual gala to benefit the community orchestra. Two concerts feature the full orchestra and the symphony’s jazz band, playing top tunes from the Big Band era with dancing, food and auction items.

6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, Grand River Health, Rifle and 6 p.m. Saturday, March 1, Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs

Tickets: Rifle concert: $35/person and $250/premium table for six. Glenwood concert: $75/person and $1,000/premium table for 10

Reservations and info: 618-8264 and

Carbondale Beer Works: Marbin

CARBONDALE — Back by popular demand, Chicago improvisational, instrumental rock band Marbin returns to the Beer Works. No cover.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and


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.

Free and open to the public

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and e-mail

Wyly Community Art Center: “What is Here? What is There?”

BASALT — Exhibition of pieces that reflect on notions of place and time by internationally exhibited artist Nancy Lovendahl. Through March 6.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free and open to the public.

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail, 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

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities: After-school Art Club

CARBONDALE — After-school art club for ages 7 to 12 years. Each class students focuses on a different art technique to get a feel for a wide range of styles: Eric Carle sculptural collage, Modigliani-style portraits, Zentangle Animals and more. Each class is $5.

Mondays 3:45-5:30 p.m. Feb. 17 through March 17

CCAH’s R2 Gallery, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680 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

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

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities: 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.

CCAH’s R2 Gallery, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680 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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