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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Cooper Wine and Spirits: Beer, wine and spirits tastings

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy free tastings every weekend in downtown Glenwood Springs, as Cooper Wine & Spirits showcases different varieties of hand-selected wines, craft beers and Colorado spirits.

5-7 p.m. Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21

732 Cooper Ave.

Admission: Free


Speckled Feather Mercantile: Sunflower 2

NEW CASTLE — Join in the Craft Cafe and paint a colorful mountain sunflower canvas. Price includes all paint, supplies, step-by-step instruction, light snacks, and a 11”x14” canvas. Feel free to bring in any special drinks or food. Prepayment is required to guarantee your seat.

Wear something that can get dirty, and 21 and older, only.

6 p.m. Friday, June 20

303 W. Main St.

Admission: $30

Info: and 573-6378

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: New Summer Season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue is a two-hour, family-friendly theater show with professional talent performing a variety of comedy skits, jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and new and original material such as an all-new rap, Gary’s Dramatic Readings, and more of the popular Babies act. Food from Glenwood restaurants, drinks and entertainment with show following.

6:30 p.m. Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22

The Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Admission: $16-$24

Info: 945-9699, and

New Ute Events Center: 101st Army Band

RIFLE — Patriotic music will consist of literature, marches, and symphonic pieces with a “Salute to Veterans,” honoring those who have served with the playing of their respective service song.

7 p.m. Friday, June 20

Admission: Free, and tickets are not required to attend

132 East Fourth St.

Info: (720) 318­8967, email and

Thunder River Theatre Company’s: American Buffalo”

CARBONDALE — “American Buffalo” by David Mamet, known for his spectacular ability to create a street vernacular, runs through July 5 at TRTC. The story is set in a mysterious landscape in which there can never be any accuracy about what is true and what is illusion.

7:30 p.m. Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21

67 Promenade

Tickets/info: 963-8200 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Uptown Strutters

BASALT — R&B, jazz, funk and dance by the valley’s Uptown Strutters. No cover.

7 p.m. Friday, June 20

166 Midland Ave.

Admission: Free


Steve’s Guitars: Idlewhile

CARBONDALE — Idlewhile delivers a unique mix of original Americana, weaving elements of folk, country, pop and dark matter to create a vivid palette and emotional songs that are danceable and catchy, and offer complex and contemplative lyricism and arrangement.

8 p.m. Friday, June 20

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

The Black Nugget: Betty Ford Explorer

CARBONDALE — The triumphant return of the valley’s favorite funky-alt rockers, Betty Ford Explorer, for a free show on Friday night in Carbondale.

9 p.m. Friday, June 20

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498 and

Loyal Brothers: Live Comedy Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Every third Friday it’s comedy night with Front Range comics at Loyal Brothers. This month, celebrate Strawberry Days with headliner Rick Bryan, featuring Eric Henderson. Special guest Roger Norquist and emcee Tobias Livingston round out the roster.

Doors at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Friday, June 20

813 Grand Ave.

Admission: Free


Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Brock McLeod

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Roaring Fork Valley singer songwriter Brock McLeod plays live above the waterfall at Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse.

12 p.m. Saturday, June 21

308 Seventh St.

Admission: Free


Silt Historical Park: Geocache Picnic and the Porch Pickers

SILT — Geocache picnic for geocaching enthusiasts with music to start off a relaxed afternoon by the Porch Pickers. Bring lawn chairs. Donations are appreciated.

3 p.m. Saturday, June 21

707 Orchard Ave.

Admission: Free

Info: Bill Smith at 618-4182

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Mack Bailey

BASALT — The legend of folk and member of the John Denver Tribute Band. No cover.

7 p.m. Saturday, June 21

166 Midland Ave.

Admission: Free


Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Dwight Ferren

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Live music from Dwight Ferren, who plays soft dining music and some rock ’n roll.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 21

3950 Midland Ave.

Admission: Free

Info: 230-9498 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Phillips

BASALT — Musician Chris Phillips plays brunch in Basalt with live classical music by Bach, Bernstein, Tarrega, and other great composers. No cover.

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 22

166 Midland Ave.


Town of Carbondale: Music and Movies at Third

CARBONDALE — Bike In, drive and bring a lounge chair, blanket, and costumes for the Town of Carbondale’s Music and Movies at Third. The evening begins with the musical duo Hymn For Her, mixing juiced-up backwoods country blues and desert rock, followed by the original “Princess Bride” on the big screen. Film starts at dusk with a princess competition at 8:30 for the Most Original Princess costume. Young and old are encouraged to participate.

7 p.m. Sunday, June 22

Third Street Center backyard, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680, email and

Steve’s Guitars: Wendy Colonna

CARBONDALE — Singer-songwriter from Austin, Wendy Colonna was included in top 10 of Austin Music Awards in Four Categories in 2013. #2 in Best Female Vocalist #5 Musician of the Year #6 Album of the Year “Nectar” #4 Best Folk Act.

8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and


CCAH: “Landscapes and Landmarks” Artist Beat

CARBONDALE — Artwork featured in this show captures classic views and quintessential snapshots of the Roaring Fork and Crystal Valley’s through acrylic, oil, latex, watercolor, photography, pastel, and mixed media. Featured artists will demonstrate their various techniques.

5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, June 26

Bonfire Coffee, 433 Main St.

Info: 963-1680 and

Carbondale Clay Center: 16th Annual Cajun Clay Fundraiser

CARBONDALE — Music by the Roomy Boots and the One Night Stand (with Olivia Pevec and friends), gumbo by chef Mark Fischer, handmade bowls by local artists, a silent auction of art and gift certificates, libations, crazy costume contest, kids fair with games, and the famous gator cake.

6-9 p.m. Saturday, June 28

135 Main St.

Admission: $35/adult advance, and $40/day of the event. Youth tickets ages 6-16 are $20 in advance, and $25 the day of the event. Youth tickets do not include a ceramic bowl, but extra bowls can be purchased.

Info and reservations: 963-2529 and


Harvest Pottery: Jail House Studio/Gallery

CARBONDALE — Harvest Pottery has opened its doors to the Jail House Studio/Gallery with new work.

Historic jailhouse and cabin open to the public

500 Weant Blvd.

Info: 963.2550, email,

Wyly Art Center: “HOPE: Light is Within Us”

BASALT — An art exhibit by Michelle Lehman, as part of her year-long Wyly Young Women’s Studio Mentorship Program. Exhibit runs through June 26.

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

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123 email and

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Art Guild’s Summer Showcase

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — View the Art Guild’s Summer Showcase at a Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts gallery.

601 E Sixth St.

Info: 945-2412, email, and

CCAH: “Landscape and Landmarks”

CARBONDALE — “Landscapes and Landmarks” features landscape artists Mary Cervantes, Mary Noone, Charles O. Bailey, Greg Watts, Brian Colley, Mark Simpkins, Carrie Trippe, and Nicole Kinsler.

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

Info:, and 963-1680

Carbondale Clay Center: “Carbondale Clay National IX: Aisthesis”

CARBONDALE — This national juried and invitational exhibition of ceramic art held annually at the Carbondale Clay Center Gallery that examines what becomes art and what comes of it through contemporary ceramics. The exhibit shows through June 26.

135 Main St.

Admission: Free

Info: 963-2529, e-mail, and

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) ArtShare: Ron Bimrose

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Painting and collage on paper by artist Ron Bimrose will be featured in the exhibit “Reclamation/Reformation” at the CMC ArtShare Gallery in Glenwood Springs.

Gallery hours: weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(CMC) ArtShare gallery, 802 Grand Ave.

Admission: Free

Info: 947-8367 or

Gallery 809: CMC Student Art Show

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Art exhibit featuring art by Colorado Mountain College students.

809 Grand Ave.

Admission: Free


New Castle Recreation Dept.: Youth Dance Classes

NEW CASTLE — On Mondays in June, 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

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

219 W. Main St.

Admission: Free

Info: 984-0999 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.

Admission: Free

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.

Admission: Free

Info: 704-1216 and

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., Tuesdays

4018 Sky Ranch Dr.

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

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

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

219 W. Main St.

Admission: Free

Info: 984-0999, 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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