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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Steve’s Guitars: Mt. Sopris Music Festival

CARBONDALE — Friday and Saturday nights are made for music this weekend at Steve’s and in downtown Carbondale. Enjoy music of all genres in and around Fourth Street from a variety of musical genres.

5 p.m. Friday, June 27, to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 28

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304 and

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 27, and Saturday, June 28

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


Redstone Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: Gigi Love

REDSTONE — Gigi Love’s hook is her voice. Her bluesy-Americana songs are inspired by her road-worthy travels.

6 p.m. Friday, June 27

Admission: Free

Redstone Park, Redstone Blvd.

Info: 963-8240 and

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 27, and Saturday, June 28; and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 29

Admission: $16-$24

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699, 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 27, and Saturday, June 28; and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 29

Admission: $12-$22

67 Promenade

Tickets and info: 963-8200 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Patty and Larry Herd

BASALT — Classic rock, funk, R&B, and dance music with Patty and Larry Herd.

7 p.m. Friday, June 27

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Feeding Giants

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Live acoustic duo Feeding Giants plays at Kanpai.

7:30 p.m. Friday, June 27

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 230-9498 and

Rivers Restaurant: The Missing Link Band

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Live music in the bar featuring rock, R&B, country and blues.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, June 27

Admission: Free

2525 S Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813 and

Stubbies: Natural Disasters

BASALT — The full band is back together for a free Natural Disasters show at Stubbie’s.

9 p.m. Friday June 27

123 Emma Road, Suite 208


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. No cover.

noon Saturday, June 28

308 Seventh St.


Carbondale Clay Center: 16th annual Cajun Clay Fundraiser

CARBONDALE — Join the Carbondale Clay Center for lively 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

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.

135 Main St.

Info and reservations: 963-2529 and

Redstone Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: The Starletts

REDSTONE — Four powerhouse vocalists share their synergy of Motown, soul and rock with a hint of jam. Be ready to dance. No cover.

6 p.m. Saturday, June 28

Redstone Park, Redstone Blvd.

Info: 963-8240 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Josefina Mendez with Mike Facey and Tim Fox

BASALT — Brazilian jazz on a Saturday night in the mountains.

7 p.m. Saturday, June 28

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Silt Historical Park: Civil War Re-enactor

SILT — Come join us for a trip back into history as presented by Darrell Osburn, who will play music of the Civil War period on his banjo, tell of Colorado’s participation and the soldier’s life during this period. Bring a lawn chair and come early or stay late and tour the park and listen to the Porch Pickers’ music. Donations appreciated.

7 p.m. Saturday, June 28

Admission: Free

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: Bill Smith at 618-4182

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Umberto Fonte

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Classic rock covers master Umberto Fonte plays at Kanpai.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.

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 29

166 Midland Ave.


Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Leonard Curry Trio

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Elliot Leonard and Lorraine and Craig Curry play live folk and bluegrass outdoors above the waterfall at Juicy Lucy’s. No cover.

noon Sunday, June 29

308 Seventh St.


Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Suzzanne Paris

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Singer-songwriter Suzzanne Paris plays folk, rock and blues above the waterfall at Juicy Lucy’s. No cover.

6 p.m. Sunday, June 29

308 Seventh St.



The Powers Art Center: Public Preview

CARBONDALE — The Powers Art Center is opening to the public to preview the building and collection before officially opening on Monday, July 7.

10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 2

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday

Admission: Free

13110 Colorado 82

Info: 963-4445, e-mail and

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Summer of Music: Calixto

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Summer of Music series returns with Denver’s Cuban jazz band Calixto. Vidicus Maximus opens the show at 6:30 p.m. Rain or shine, enjoy free community music each Wednesday at Two Rivers Park. Food vendors compliment the series. Bring a donation and leave pets, smokes and glass bottles at home.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 2

Admission: Free

Two Rivers Park


Lions Park Live After Five music series: Doctor Robert

BASALT — Free music for all ages, this week featuring Doctor Robert, the Beatles tribute band out of Crested Butte.

5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 2

Admission: Free

Lions Park, Midland Spur Road


City of Rifle: Fireworks and Symphony in the Valley

RIFLE — Rifle celebrates Independence Day over two days this year with a concert from Symphony in the Valley and fireworks display on July 3 leading up to the Fourth.

Concert at 8:15 p.m., fireworks shortly after dusk, Thursday, July 3

Admission: Free

Centennial Park, 300 W. Fifth St.

Info: 665-6560

SoL Theatre Co.: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

CARBONDALE — Arguably William Shakespeare’s most well-known comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” brings magical charm and illusions of love to the Waldorf theatre stage in Carbondale.

7 p.m. Thursday, July 10, and Friday July 11; and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, July 12

Tickets: $10/students and $15/adults

Waldorf School auditorium

Info: (720) 936-9732 and

Gallery 809: Rande Price Brewer

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Stop by Gallery 809 in July to view all new paintings by guest artist Rande Price Brewer. Come in July 11 for an opening reception featuring classic rock and blues on the patio by El Kabong and food and beverages.

Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, July 11

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809 and

CMC’s ArtShare Gallery: David Wharton

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A series of art-paper watercolors and three-dimensional altar pieces by Montana artist David Wharton are on display at the CMC ArtShare Gallery through Aug. 27.

Artist’s reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 11

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

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 and


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 and

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

Admission: Free

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.

Admission: Free

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2412, email, and

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (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. On display throughout the month.

Admission: Free

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.

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

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.

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 or

Gallery 809: CMC Student Art Show

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

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.


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.

Fee: $120/14 weeks

423 W. Main St.

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

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St.

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

Admission: Free

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

Admission: Free

647 Main St.

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

Admission: $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

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, 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

Admission: Free

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

Fee: Model’s fee

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

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

Admission: Free

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

Info: and 625-3068

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