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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. 31

Admission: Free

546 Hyland Park Dr.

Info: 945-6423 and

Healthy Halloween

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Trade in your Halloween candy for $1 per pound or in exchange for apples at this year’s Healthy Halloween at the Cardiff School House in Glenwood Springs. Bring old prescription glasses, canned food, clothes, hats, scarves, energy bars, beef jerky and care packages to donate to Operation Gratitude, a non-profit that sends around 100,000 care packages to military personnel annually. Enjoy fresh apples, hot cider, a caramel apple station, story telling, prizes and more.

3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Admission: Free

4018 Sky Ranch Drive


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. 31

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, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


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

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. 31

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-5462 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Axis LP

BASALT — Patty and Larry Herd of Axis LP play jazz, funk, rock and roll, dance on Friday night for Halloween festivities.

7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: Black Dog Halloween Party

NEW CASTLE — The Black Dog Saloon celebrates Halloween with a costume contest, free appetizers, drink specials, and live music.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999 and

Loyal Brothers Lounge: Halloween Bash 2014

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Loyal Brothers brings the spook with a Friday night Halloween party featuring contests for sexiest, best duo, and most creative costumes and dance music by DJ Running Man.

8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.

Info: (202) 674-3099 and

Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse: Halloween Costume Party

RIFLE — Join Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse for a fun-filled adult costume contest with door prizes, drink specials, dancing, DJ, and live band Spooky and the Boogymen playing classic rock and ’80s hits.

8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Admission: Free

1733 Railroad Ave.

Info: 625-2384

Ramada Inn: Halloween Costume Party

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join the Ramada Inn Halloween night for a contest with prizes for best costume and dancing with live DJ Hyper, beer pong, and drink specials every hour.

8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Admission: Free

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

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.


Rivers Restaurant: Annual Halloween Extravaganza

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Rivers’ annual Halloween costume contest fun returns with prizes and live music by Rush Street playing classic rock and blues.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 31

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813 and

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

Glenwood Springs Elementary School: Glenwood Springs Contra Dance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Contra Dance returns with a lively social dance where all dances are called and taught. No partner necessary and beginners welcome. Live music by the Wooden Nickel string band. Come for the music and stay for the dance.

Casual instruction at 7 p.m., dance starts at 8 p.m. Saturday Nov. 1

Admission: $8

915 School St.

Info: 379-2822

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Endless Possibilities

BASALT — Umberto Fonte and Leah Kenyon comprise live duo Endless Possibilities to play classic rock, country and funk Saturday at Heather’s.

7:30 p.m. Saturday Nov. 1

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: The Josefina Mendez Trio

CARBONDALE — Josefina Mendez has entertained valley audiences for years with Latin music stemming from her home country, Argentina, but ranges all over North and South America. She recently recorded an album in Argentina and will play original songs with Tim Fox, also featured on the album, and Mike Facey on bass and guitar. Rounding out the act for the evening is special guest Mark Johnson on tenor sax and percussion.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1

Admission: $10

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304 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


Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Stand-up Comedy Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Denver comics Nathan Lund and Bobby Crane, one half of celebrated comedy gang The Fine Gentleman’s Club, take The Springs stage. Comedian Kevin O’Brien hosts a fun show featuring adult content humor. Attendees must be 18 years or older.

Doors at 7 p.m. for dinner and drinks, show time 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7

Admission: $25

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699, e-mail and

Basalt Education Foundation: 19th Annual Taste of Basalt

BASALT — Considered the midvalley’s premier social event of the school year, the Taste of Basalt offers guests the chance to try foods from the area’s best restaurants; sample wine from area distributors and vodka from Woody Creek Distillers; dance to the tunes of DJ Dylan; bid on dozens of fabulous silent-auction items; and enter to win raffle prizes.

6-11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8

Admission: $85/person or $80/person when purchasing two or more tickets at once, available at Midland Shoe and

Roaring Fork Club, 100 Arbaney Ranch Road


Loyal Brothers Lounge: Comedy Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Each third Friday of the month, Denver comics head over Vail Pass for live stand-up comedy at Loyal Brothers. Fresh off his 57 day-long, multi-state meandering across America, comic Sam Tallent is back at the LB with Werewolf Radar podcast comic feature Roger Norquist and a guest spot from Pueblo comic Liz Benfield. A live DJ follows the comedy.

Doors open at 8, show at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.

Info: (202) 674-3099 and


CCAH: Classes at The Launchpad

CARBONDALE — Movement, music, and dance classes are in full swing at The Launchpad. Crystal River Ballet, The Yard Hip Hop, Carbondale Rhythm Collective, DanceLAB, Core Healing Arts, Aspen Dance Connection, and more offer classes for all ages seven days a week. Pick up a full schedule at the Launchpad or visit and click on Launchpad.

76 S. Fourth St.

Info: e-mail and

Roaring Fork Beer Company: Art Exhibit

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

Admission: Free

1941 Dolores Way

Info: 963.5870 and

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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