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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


St. Barnabas Episcopal Church: Bach to Blues

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Bring your own lunch and begin the weekend with music at the St. Barnabas Free Friday Lunch Concert Series. Featuring local talent and a variety of music from Bach to blues.

12 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24

Admission: Free

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

546 Hyland Park Dr.

Info: 945-6423 and

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, Oct. 24

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 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Oct. 25

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


Zombie Pub Crawl

CARBONDALE — Gear up for Halloween with the 2nd annual Zombie Pub Crawl begins with a pre-party at Roaring Fork Beer Company at 6 p.m. Zombies meet at Sopris Park at 8:30 p.m. for a Zombie bike ride. All ages are welcome for the bike ride. The pub crawl starts at around 9 p.m. Those who dress up get the specials. There will be live music at The Black Nugget and Beer Works.

6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24

Admission: Free

1941 Dolores Way


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, Oct. 24

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-5462 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Smokin’ Joe and Zoe

BASALT — Live, local eclectic music duo plays Heather’s on Friday night.

7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Sopris Theatre Company: “The Rimers of Eldritch”

SPRING VALLEY — Sopris Theatre Company, formerly known as CMC Theatre, presents Lanford Wilson’s “The Rimers of Eldritch,” a play about a murder trial in a small Missouri hamlet that brings to light prejudice, lies and inhumanity. Directed by Sue Lavin.

7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 2 p.m. Sunday matinee Oct. 26

Tickets: e-mail

New Space Theatre, 3000 County Road 114

Info: 947-8177

Steve’s Guitars: Candye Kane

CARBONDALE — Candye Kane is an American singer, songwriter and performer best known in the blues and jazz genre.

8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

Rivers Restaurant: Valle Music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Valle Music, featuring elegant guitar-based music with jazz, classical, Latin and world beat music elements, plays in the River’s bar for Friday night entertainment.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813 and

Crown Mountain Park: Third Annual Pumpkin Patch

EL JEBEL — Bring the kids out to Crown Mountain Park to find and decorate pumpkins, enjoy hot cider, take a hay ride or participate in one of the many kids’ games for a Blue Lake Preschool fundraiser. Also includes a Fall Fun Run on the one-mile loop at the park with prizes.

Pumpkin hunt 9 a.m., Kids’ Fun Run 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct 25

Admission: Free

501 Eagle County Dr.

Info: 963-6030 and

Centennial Park: Family Halloween Party in the Park

RIFLE — Celebrate Halloween early with family day at Centennial Park featuring games, prizes, music, food, bake sale, and a silent auction.

11 a.m. Saturday, Oct 25

Admission: Free

300 West Fifth St.

Info: 665-6480 and

Project Radius: Masquerade Ball 2014

CARBONDALE — Project Radius, a Colorado nonprofit that will provide year-round social and therapeutic recreation for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is launching with its first event. The Masquerade Ball features an evening of music and dancing. Volunteers are welcome and in-kind donations are being accepted.

5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25

Admission: Registration free, $20 suggested donation at door

The Orchard, 110 Snowmass Dr.

Info and registration:

K-Gen Asian Cuisine: Dwight F. Ferren

BASALT — Guitarist Dwight F. Ferren plays solo acoustic instrumentals for dinner followed by electric rock and blues karaoke.

6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25

Admission: Free

231 Harris St.

Info: 510-5956, and

Thunder River Theatre: Auditions for “Red Herring”

CARBONDALE — Thunder River Theatre hosts open auditions for “Red Herring” by Michael Hollinger, who has crafted a hilarious noire comedy about love and marriage. Directed by TRTC friend and guest Wendy Moore. Everyone will cold read twice, once for a main character and once for a secondary character. The show rehearses May-June 2015 and runs June 19 to July 4.

1-2:30 p.m. for those who read younger than 35 years old, 2:30 p.m. 35 years and older, 6:30-8 p.m. older than 35, and 8-8:30 p.m. younger than 35 Saturday, Oct. 25. Those who can’t audition Saturday audition 8:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27

67 Promenade

Info: 948-5121 and e-mail and

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: The Sweetback Sisters

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — An evening of high-energy honky-tonk country Americana.

Doors at 7 p.m. for dinner and drinks, show time 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25

Admission: $22

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699, e-mail and

Glenwood Springs Masonic Temple: Country and More Halloween Dance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Social dance to a mix of country, pop, swing, and Latin dance party songs that will get the crowd on the floor. No partner required and costumes welcome.

6:30-7 p.m. Learn the Wobble, 7-10 p.m. Dance Saturday, Oct. 25

Admission: $15/person, $27/couple, includes the line dance class

901 Colorado Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: Ha Ha Halloween

CARBONDALE — Join Steve’s for a night of pre-Halloween laughter featuring stand-up comedy with valley comics Todd Hartley and friends, including Steve Skinner, Glenn Smith, Greg Studley, and Sabrina Stratford. Steve’s is BYOB, so bring a beverage and get your laugh on in Carbondale.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24

Admission: $10

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304 and

Steve’s Guitars: New Country Rehab

CARBONDALE — New Country Rehab cuts through the clutter of watered-down musical imitations with a modern, high-voltage, alt-country sound.

8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304,, and


Glenwood Springs Branch Library: Murder Mystery at the Library

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Teens are invited to the library to put their forensic skills to the test. Upon arrival, participants will learn details of the crime and be taught techniques to solve it. Snacks will be provided.

4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30

Admission: Free

815 Cooper Ave.

Info: 945-5958 and

Silt Historical Park: Halloween Trick or Treating

SILT — A safe and fun event for the children and young at heart. Staff will be in costume passing out candy at each historic building. Bring the whole family and enjoy the park as children trick or treat.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Admission: Free, donations accepted

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: 876-5801, e-mail and

Boomtown Players: Rifle’s Intergalactic Halloween

RIFLE — Celebrate Halloween intergalactic style with a 21-and-older party featuring music, a dance-off, movies, photo booth, and more. Arrive early in costume for a contest with prizes in five categories: best group, best couple, most original, funniest, people’s choice. Beer and wine available along with appetizers.

8 p.m. Friday, Oct 31

Admission: $10

Ute Theater, 132 East Fourth St.


Carbondale Council on the Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Dia De Los Muertos

CARBONDALE — Join the community for a Day of the Dead celebration, featuring an invocation followed by a community procession down Main Street leading to Third Street Center. There will be traditional foods by Cocina del Valle, performances by Aspen Sante Fe Ballet Folklorico, and music by SoL Children Theatre Company and Davi Nikent. Costumes encouraged.

6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1

Admission: Free

Begins at The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St., ending at Third Street Center, 520 South Third St.

Info: 963-1680, e-mail, and

Ute Theater: Suzy Bogguss Trio

RIFLE — Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music Award winner Suzy Bogguss brings her trio to Rifle’s Ute Theater. With 25 years, 15 albums and chart-topping hits “Someday Soon,” “Drive South,” “Outbound Plane,” and “Just Like The Weather” Bogguss has earned her a legion of fans worldwide.

7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2

Admission: $$27.50 at City Markets,, or by calling 970-243-TIXS (8497)

Ute Theater, 132 East Fourth St.

Info:, and


Roaring Fork Beer Company: Art Exhibit

CARBONDALE — Roaring Fork Beer Company presents small-to-large scale pieces by valley artists Chris Erickson and Stanley Bell, also members of Studio for Works and Arts (SAW), in the brewery’s tasting room.

Admission: Free

1941 Dolores Way

Info: 963.5870 and

CCAH: SWAN (Support Women Artists Now)

CARBONDALE — Through October, the SWAN art exhibit features the work of 30-plus local women artists working in an array of mediums.

Admission: Free

76 Fourth St.

Info: 963-1680 and

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) ArtShare Gallery: Andrea Kemp

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs native Andrea Kemp brings her figurative painting back to the Roaring Fork Valley from Denver when CMC’s ArtShare Gallery exhibits her work.

Through Oct. 27

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367

Wyly Art Center: Trudi Peet

BASALT — Memorial exhibition for Trudi Peet organized by Nina Pedersen, Olivia Petersen and Sandy Smith, with 50 percent of all proceeds benefitting Wyly Art Center programs and Doctors Without Borders.

Through Oct. 30

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

Admission: Free

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail and www.

Carbondale Clay Center: “Alix Knipe: New Work”

CARBONDALE — An exhibition of new sculptural work by Carbondale artist Alix Knipe, running through Oct. 31. Knipe’s sculptural vessels draw from a complex language of form, referencing natural landscapes and abstracted anthropomorphic forms.

Admission: Free

Info: 963-2529 and

Ann Korologos Gallery: “Out of the West – Landscapes”

BASALT — The Ann Korologos Gallery’s September landscape exhibit, “Out of the West–Landscapes,” features the works of 24 diverse artists and includes a broad spectrum of works influenced by the western landscape, and highlights the work of one of Colorado’s premier landscape painters and local artist, Dan Young.

Through Oct. 31

Admission: Free

211 Midland Ave.


Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: “Keep Calm and Focus”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — For adventurers, travelers, dreamers and believers, this juried art exhibit features work by award-winning valley photogs Kelley Cox, Steve Vanderleest, Lesa Russo and more.

Through Nov. 7

Admission: Free

601 E Sixth St.

Info: 945-2412, email, and

Gallery 809: Fred Haberlein

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Fred Haberlein is Gallery 809’s featured artist in September, as part of Glenwood’s Second Friday events. His sepia tone paintings and fresh brush-drawing quality are part of his continuing studies from nature.

Through Nov. 7

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.


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

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

CCAH: Figure Drawing Sessions

CARBONDALE — Drop-in, non-taught model figure drawing session facilitated by Philip Hone Williams with a live figure model.

6-9 p.m. Mondays

CCAH classroom, Third Street Center

Info: 456-2865 or e-mail to reserve space.

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 Dr.

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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