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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Finbarr’s Carbondale: Friday Afternoon Club (FAC)

CARBONDALE — Join Finbarr’s At Carbondale for FAC for extended happy hour, drink specials and live music on the patio.

4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29

Admission: Free

303 River Valley Ranch

Info: 963-0300 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, Aug. 29, and Saturday, Aug. 30

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


Redstone Art Foundation: 19th annual Redstone Labor Day Weekend Art Show

REDSTONE — Labor Day weekend art show on the grounds of the Redstone Inn.

Opening night 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29;10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30-31; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1

Admission: Free

82 Redstone Blvd.


Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: 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, Aug. 29, and Saturday, Aug. 30; and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31

Admission: $16-$24

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699, and

Trattoria Dionisia: Painters Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free music by Painters Stage, featuring valley musicians Noemi and Kristof playing an eclectic selection of styles in a fun, family atmosphere.

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-5462 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Uptown Strutters and Bluefield

BASALT — Classic oldies, dance, R&B and funk music with Cole, Harmon and Roberta Lewis on Heather’s outdoor deck.

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Kanpai Sushi and Bar: The Logan Brothers

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Relax and start the weekend with a little wind down and pick-me-up with live music at Kanpai Friday evening.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 230-9498 and

The Fraternal Order of Eagles: Valley Comedy All-Stars

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs’ comedian Rob O’Leary returns to the comedy stage and he brings the valley’s best comics with him. Veteran stand up Bob Richmond, local broadcasting legend Don Chaney, and newcomers Joshua Anderson and JR Gonzalez bring the funny. Come early, as seating is limited. Dinner and drink specials going all night.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29

Admission: Free

312 Seventh St.


Rivers Restaurant: Samwise Solomon

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Live at folk rock and newgrass with Samwise Solomon at Rivers free music Fridays.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 29

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813 and

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, Aug. 30

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.


Redstone Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: Bonnie and Her Clydes

REDSTONE — Bonnie and Her Clydes plays Colorado country with a blend of the ’30s and ’40s with a mix of western swing, country boogie and honky tonk of the ’60s and ’70s.

5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30

Admission: Free

Redstone Park, Redstone Blvd.


Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Bank and Ananda Banc

BASALT — Jazz, funk, R&B and dance music with the valley’s favorite father-daughter duo on Heather’s deck.

7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: Mustered Courage

CARBONDALE — Formed in 2010, Mustered Courage bridges the gap between traditional bluegrass and modern roots music. The Melbourne-based quartet of three Aussies and a Texas expat have risen to the top of Australia’s folk and roots scene with energetic live shows and an eponymous debut album that won them a string of glowing reviews, loads of national radio support, an endorsement from Seal, and a trophy at the 2012 MusicOz Awards.

8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30

19 N. Fourth St.


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, Aug. 31

166 Midland Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: Heather Maloney and Darlingside

CARBONDALE — The Northampton, Mass., singer and songwriter is marking life lessons with music on her new self-titled album, penning tuneful reminders to herself about the little triumphs of love on “Flutter,” the solace of redemption on “Turn Yourself Around,” and her firm belief that nothing’s colder than trying too hard to be cool, an idea that inspired “Fire for You.”

8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: and


Colorado Mountain College ArtShare Gallery: Andrea Kemp

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs native Andrea Kemp brings her figurative painting back to the Roaring Fork Valley from Denver when Colorado Mountain College’s ArtShare Gallery exhibits her work. Kemp’s paintings will be on view Sept. 4-Oct. 27.

Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367

Access Roaring Fork: Cowboy Up Carbondale

CARBONDALE — Cowboy Up Carbondale is a local celebration of Carbondale’s western heritage. The event hosts a barbecue, dance and live auction.

6-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5

Admission: $5, and VIP Tables (seats 10) $500 includes dinner

Fourth Street Plaza


Vicco’s Charcoalburger Drive-In: Hot Summer Nights Cruise Series

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Shine up those hot rods and come on out for a barbecue and cruise at Vicco’s Charcoalburger Drive-In. Barbecue starts at 6, with a cruise afterwards. Vehicles in all stages of restoration welcome.

6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5

51659 Highway 6 and 24

Info: 945-6652 and

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Classic rock and Stevie Ray Vaughan cover tunes with the Goodman Band is a three-piece group based primarily out of Grand Junction. The music ranges from early country and rock to blues, to today’s music. The free event is a LIFT-UP food pantry benefit. Bring a canned food item after 4 p.m. for a free tram ride and show.

6-10 p.m. (tram opens at 4) Saturday, Sept. 6

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Admission: Bring a canned food item after 4 p.m. for a free tram ride and show.


Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities: Artist Beat: “WTF?: Wall, Table, Floor”

CARBONDALE — Artist of the “WTF?” exhibition will discuss their featured work at CCAH’s R2 Gallery. Artists include ceramicists Jill Oberman of the Carbondale Clay Center, Doug Casebeer of Anderson Ranch, Frank McGuirk, and mixed media artist Andrew Roberts-Gray.

5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11

Admission: Free

R2 Gallery, Third Street Center

Info: 963-1680 and

CCAH: Public Meeting: Carbondale Creative District Planning Meeting

CARBONDALE — The Carbondale Council for Arts & Humanities will hold a public meeting about the Carbondale Creative District process. The public is welcome to weigh in as well as listen to one of two informational talks taking place at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., presenting a branding, images, and an update on the Creative District process.

5-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15

Dos Gringos, 588 Colorado 133

Info: 963-1680 and

CCAH: The Pop Up Pin Down

CARBONDALE — Movement and fine art combine to create a dynamic, unexpected, and wholly unconventional exhibition during the Pop Up Pin Down. The show is just as much a performance as it is an exhibition and features two- and three-dimensional and work by SAW artist Chris Erickson which will be moved, altered, and explored by collaborating dance artists Chloe Burton, Elizabeth Riecks, Rochelle Norwood, Aja McAdams, A.J. Hobbs, and Deborah Colley. Doors open at 7 p.m. with performances beginning at 7:30 p.m.

7-9 p.m. Sept. 19 and 26

SAW (Studio For Arts & Works), 525 Buggy Circle

Info: 963-1680 and and

Loyal Brothers Lounge: Comedy Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Comedy night at LBs returns with trend-setting Denver comics Jordan Doll headlining and Timmi Lasley featuring. Special guests include Jacob Rupp, Ben Bryant and Bob Gaudet, making this one hard to miss. As always, comedy is followed by dance music with a DJ.

Doors at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.

Info: (202) 674-3099 and


Glenwood Springs Branch Library: Fall Collection Opening Reception

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join the Glenwood Springs Branch Library for an opening reception of fine art collected over time from the Glenwood Springs Art Guild’s Fall Arts Festival.

The exhibit will be displayed until Oct. 20.

Admission: Free

413 Ninth St.

Info: 945-5958 and

CCAH: “WTF?: Wall, Table, Floor”

CARBONDALE — Work by Frank McGuirk, Doug Casebeer, Jill Oberman, and Andrew Roberts-Gray, each working within their primary medium (clay or painting), to make new work specifically designed for display on the wall, the table, and the floor. Through Sept. 12, with a special Artist Beat event from 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 11.

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

Admission: Free

R2 Gallery, Third Street Center

Info: 963-1680 and

Ann Korologos Gallery: “Material Magic: Six Sculptors Create”

BASALT — The art and soul of sculpture is explored in this exhibition, with compelling works ranging from traditional to contemporary. “Material Magic: Six Sculptors Create” runs through Sept. 8.

Admission: Free

211 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-9668 and

Wyly Annex: “Subject to Change: Unnatural Selection”

BASALT — This art exhibit by Jody Guralnick runs through Oct. 11 and is open to the public.

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

174 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail 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

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 Mondays

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., Mondays

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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