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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Wyly Annex: “Stewart Oksenhorn: photographer”

BASALT — A celebration of the late Aspen Times arts editor’s achievement as a concert photographer, on loan from The Aspen Times, the Wheeler Opera House, Candice Oksenhorn and Josh Behrman. The exhibit runs through July 31 and is open to the public.

Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 11

Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday

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Admission: Free

174 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-4123, e-mail and

Wyly Art Center: “Inside Out”

BASALT — A site-specific installation of ceramic sculpture and encaustic paintings by K Rhynus Cesark. The exhibit runs through Aug. 28 and is open to the public.

Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 11

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

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail 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, July 11, and Saturday, July 12

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


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

Ann Korologos Gallery: “Capturing Beauty”

BASALT — Two masterful still life artists, Sarah Lamb and Roseta Santiago, are showcased in the new exhibition, “Capturing Beauty.” The artists will be in attendance at the reception.

Artists’ reception 5 p.m. Friday, July 11

Admission: Free

211 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-9668 and

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Painters Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Take a free tram ride up to see valley duo Painters Stage play original gypsy reggae music for all ages, featuring artists Noemi and Kristof Kosmowski.

5 p.m. Friday, July 11

Tram admission: Free

5100 Two Rivers Place


Roaring Fork Beer Company: Hell Roaring String Band

CARBONDALE — Check out seasonals that the Roaring Fork Beer Company is tapping or a Colorado flagship brew. Live music by Carbondale’s Hell Roaring String Band and local food from Two Dudes Grill Shack BBQ food truck from Marble.

Music starts at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 11

1941 Dolores Way

Admission: Free


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

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, July 11 and Saturday, July 12; and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 13

Admission: $16-$24

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699, and

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

Tickets: $10/students and $15/adults

Waldorf School auditorium, 16543 Colorado 82

Info: (720) 936-9732 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Axis LP

BASALT — Jazz, funk, rock and dance music by Patty and Larry Herd who comprise Axis LP.

7 p.m. Friday, July 11

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: Kevin and Dustin Welch

CARBONDALE — This father-son act features guitarist and singer-songwriter Kevin Welch, who landed in Nashville in 1978 and has been a major player in the music scene since. His songs have been recorded by Waylon Jennings, Trisha Yearwood, Ricky Scaggs, Roger Miller and more.

8:30 p.m. Friday, July 11

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304 and

Rivers Restaurant: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Live music with Acoustic Mayhem at Rivers, featuring a fun-spirited combination of rock, folk, Cajun and bluegrass tunes.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, July 11

2525 S. Grand Ave.


Glenwood Springs Garden Club: 2014 Garden Tour

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Rain or shine, there will be 10 gardens on the tour, including Glenwood’s Community Gardens, and Four Mile Creek Bed and Breakfast and Best Kept Secret Bed and Breakfast’s gardens. Proceeds help Garden Club continue with their civic garden projects and funding for the projects.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday July 12

Tickets: $10/advance, $15/day of tour Advanced sales from Glenwood Springs Garden Club members, Eagle Crest Nursery and

Starts at Glenwood Springs Community Gardens, 100 Wulfsohn Road

Info: Sharill at 945-4004, Michele at 948-5820 and

Celebration of Life: Uriah Shaffer

CARBONDALE — Join Uriah Shaffer’s family and friends to dance, sing, play, co-create, and share memories in his memory with storytelling, live music by Poke Squid, Jack and Jill, The Williams Brothers Band, Knocean,Tierro, Sea Stars, and special guests Kan’Nal, fire dancing by Illumicirque and Sol Weavers, visual arts, and food.

This event is all-ages and free.

noon Saturday, July 12

312 29 Road (Parking across the street with entry under 29 Road bridge)

RSVP: On Facebook or by calling 618-3850 to be put on the will call list for food and drinks.

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.

noon Saturday, July 12

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.


Speckled Feather Mercantile

NEW CASTLE — Create a unique canvas using sprays, stamps and various techniques. Design options available as well as canvas size.

1 p.m. Saturday, July 12

Admission: Free

303 W. Main St.

RSVP: 573-6378


Redstone Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: Jay Roemer

REDSTONE — Singer-songwriter with a distinctive and original approach to bluegrass, folk and country music.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 12

Admission: Free

Redstone Park, Redstone Blvd.

Info: 963-8240 and

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

BASALT — Live Brazilian and American jazz on the Heather’s deck.

7 p.m. Saturday, July 12

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Black Dog Saloon: Comedian Kevin Craft

NEW CASTLE — Comedian Kevin Craft, who has appeared on CNN, TMZ and was a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing, headlines at the Black Dog Saloon.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12

219 W. Main St.

Ticket info: 984-0999


Steve’s Guitars: Wink and the Signal

CARBONDALE — This touring trio from Florida brings us a new genre; Afro Country, featuring two soul vocals, a pink violin, a tiger ukulele and accordion. The music has the authenticity of hip- hop mixed with the relevance of New Americana.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304 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, July 13

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.

noon Sunday, July 13

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.


Carbondale Council on the Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Free funk concert

CARBONDALE — An evening of free music in the park with Paa Kow, fusing rhythm and artistry from his home in Ghana with jazz and African pop. At 7 p.m. The Main Squeeze, from Chicago, takes the stage offering a variety of music genres including funk.

5 p.m. Sunday, July 13

Sopris Park

Info: 963-1680 and

Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Suzzanne Paris

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Singer-songwriter Suzzanne Paris plays folk, rock and blues above the waterfall at Juicy Lucy’s.

6 p.m. Sunday, July 6

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.



Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Summer of Music: Face

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Summer of Music series returns with vocal musings by Face. Caleb Whittington 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 16

Admission: Free

Two Rivers Park


New Ute Events Center: Riders In The Sky

RIFLE — Two-time Grammy Award-winning comedy cowboys Riders In The Sky, loved by young and old alike, bring their distinctive brand of western funny to Rifle.

7:30 p.m. Friday, July 18

General admission: $25

132 E. Fourth St.

Info: 665-6560,, and

Glenwood Springs Cruise-a-thong: Race of the Average Jo(e)

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — This triathlon, designed for the not-so-hardcore athlete, consists of three legs: a cruiser bike ride or other self-propelled method of transportation, loop from Veltus park along the Roaring Fork River, and a thong, or flip-flop, walk down Midland Avenue. Lastly, a tube, or other flotation device, float down the Roaring Fork River. An after-party follows with live music, refreshments, food, and a ceremony to award the most average race time.

11 a.m. Saturday, July 18

Veltus Park, 901 Midland Ave.

Race entry: $35/adult, children 12 and younger free


Music and Movies at Third: Strolling Scones and “Yellow Submarine”

CARBONDALE — Bike in, drive in, bring a lounge chair, blanket, and costumes and join the Town of Carbondale’s Music and Movies at Third. The second event of the series begins with Paonia’s Strolling Scones, followed by the movie “Yellow Submarine.”

7 p.m. Sunday, July 20

Admission: Free

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680 and

Roaring Fork Cultural Council: Ambassador Chris Hill

CARBONDALE — Chris Hill, dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, served as ambassador to Iraq and will shed some light on the current crisis there. Join Roaring Fork Cultural Council and Thunder River Theatre this timely community conversation.

7 p.m. Tuesday, July 22

Admission: $20

67 Promenade


PAC3 Carbondale: Robert Earl Keen

CARBONDALE — Now three-decades on from the release of his debut album — with well over a dozen other records to his name, thousands of shows under his belt and still no end in sight to the road ahead — country singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen remains as committed to and inspired by his muse as ever.

Doors 8:30 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Thursday, July 24

Admission: $32-$42

520 S. Third St.

Tickets and info:


Carbondale Branch Library: Artstream Ceramic Library

CARBONDALE — Renowned potters Allegheny Meadows, Steven Colby and Elizabeth Robinson from the Artstream Nomadic Gallery have launched the Artstream Ceramic Library partnership with the Carbondale Branch Library. The Ceramic Library will loan out unique handmade cups made by 13 nationally known potters for a period of seven days to Carbondale Branch Library patrons.

Through July 30

320 Sopris Ave.

Info: 963-2889 and

The Powers Art Center: Art Gallery

CARBONDALE — The Powers Art Center strives to teach the public about contemporary and pop art through exhibitions.

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

Admission: Free

13110 Colorado 82

Info: 963-4445, e-mail 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

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

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — View the Art Guild’s Summer Showcase at the 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.

Through July 17

Admission: Free

CCAH R2 Gallery, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680, email 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

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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