The Designer’s Vault: Colorado Wine Pairing

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Wine tasting with Colorado’s award-winning wines from Cottonwood Cellars and Olathe Winery at the Designer’s Vault Wine Room. Wine will be served by the glass in one of Glenwood’s most historical buildings to groups over four.

3 p.m. Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28

Admission: $12-$20 (pairings are based on amount of tastes of wines)

214 Eighth St. # 17

Info and pre-registration (seating is limited): 230-0479

Cooper Wine and Spirits: Free Wine Tasting

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy free tastings every weekend in downtown Glenwood Springs, as Cooper Wine and Spirits showcases different varieties of hand-selected wines, craft beers and Colorado spirits.

5-7 p.m. Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


Dance Initiative: CREATION(re-creation)

CARBONDALE — Dance Initiative begins its artist-in-residency program with two excerpt performances of CREATION(re-creation) by Control Group Productions (CGP), performing original choreography from CGP’s most recent work using digital installation and implementation of digital devices, all accompanied live by a CGP sound technician.

6 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 27

Tickets: $10

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: 379-0376, email and

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Spring Season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A two-hour, family-friendly dinner theater show with professional talent performing comedy skits, seasonal jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and original comedic presentations.

Doors at 6:30 p.m. (with show following food, drinks and entertainment) Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28

Admission (show only): $24/adults, $22/seniors, and $16/kids 12 and younger; food and beverages optional, a la carte; 10% off groups of 10 or more

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Reservations and group info: 945-9699, e-mail and

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Logan Brothers

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Live rock with the valley’s Logan Brothers duo. Friday night at Kanpai.

7 p.m. Friday, March 27

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: Bruce Hayes, Frank Martin and Dennis “DJ” Jung

CARBONDALE — Just a few decades ago, in the wet T-shirt era of Aspen, this young, talented singer-songwriter trio entertained the locals as The Headplants. All three musicians have kept playing since the early days of the un-PC west that was once was the valley.

8:30 p.m. Friday, March 27

Admission: $30/workshop, $15/show

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304,, http://www.bruce and

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Valle Musico plays elegant guitar-based music with jazz, classical, Latin and worldbeat music elements Friday night in the Rivers bar.

8:30-11:30 p.m. Friday, March 27

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave

Info: 928-8813

Dance Initiative: Modern Technique Workshop

CARBONDALE — Dance Initiative’s artist-in-residency program featuring a special modern technique workshop with its first artist-in-residence, Patrick Mueller and his company, Control Group Productions. Mueller has performed with Troika Ranch Dance Theater in NYC, the Ben J. Riepe and Mancopy Danse companies of Europe, and teaches at the Colorado Conservatory of Dance. Space is limited.

10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, March 28

Workshop registration: $10

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: 379-0376, email and

Whole Foods Market Roaring Fork: Photograph Book Signing

BASALT — Learn about Amy K. Wright’s volunteer trip to India and purchase her photography book with images from her journey. Books will be available for $14.99 each with proceeds benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation.

2 p.m. Saturday, March 28

Admission: Free

340 Reed St.


The Designer’s Vault: Live Music by Painter’s Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs original gypsy band Painter’s Stage plays at the Designer’s Vault Design and Wine Room. Come buy for Colorado wines and dance to the likely music. Wine will be served so must be 21 and older.

8 p.m. Saturday, March 28

Admission: Free

214 Eighth St. # 17

Info: 230-0479

Steve’s Guitars: Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore

CARBONDALE — Mollie and Rich have been married for more than 30 years and they continue to make beautiful music together. It’s an ideal combination putting her voice together with his guitar skills for glorious mix of contemporary folk, powerhouse gospel and funky dance music.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28

Admission: $30/workshop, $15/show

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

Big Kids Corner Bar: Gerry Goodman Band

RIFLE — Western Slope favorite the Gerry Goodman Band plays rocks and blues at the Corner.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28

Admission: Free

100 W. Third St.

Info: 625-1181 and


Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Art Break: Create a Personal Character

CARBONDALE — Take an art break and give yourself the opportunity to relax and create in CCAH’s classroom at the Third Street Center. CCAH provides everything – the space, drinks, snacks and a little help from Lisa Singer, who will be on hand to facilitate fun art projects. March’s Art Break project is Personal Characters, making fun, moveable self-portraits. Space is limited.

5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 31

Admission: Free

CCAH Classroom, Third Street Center

Info and to pre-register: 963-1680, email and

Thunder River Theatre Company: Lon Winston Theatre Arts Scholarship

CARBONDALE — Lon Winston and TRTC have established a personal scholarship for $1,000, awarded annually to a Roaring Fork Valley high school student (Aspen to Parachute) planning to study theatre arts in college. The first scholarship will be awarded May 2015. The student must be recommended by their drama teacher or director and prepare an audition or present a portfolio for set, costume or light design. Candidates submit three letters of recommendation from teachers focusing on the applicants academic and personal attributes, and should be accepted to a university, college, or conservatory.

Scholarship deadline: Tuesday, March 31

67 Promenade

Info: 963-8200 and e-mail


Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): “State of Abstraction”

CARBONDALE — Dave Durrance curates “State of Abstraction,” featuring works by Shelley Bogaert, Amy Butowicz, Judy Hancock, Nancy Kullgren, Suzannah Reid, Mark Brendon Smith, and Ellen Woods. These artists present an array of styles and forms through their own translations of space, color, and texture in this compelling celebration of abstract expression through compositional paintings and sculpture. Special Artist Beat event for the exhibit 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Apr. 10.

Exhibition hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until May 1

Admission: Free

CCAH’s R2 Gallery, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: 963-1680, email and

Gallery 809: Carmel Walden

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Working only in red, yellow and blue, portrait artist Carmel Walden’s paintings are detailed and soulful. Her new exhibit features her original paintings and more than 100 works as fine-art giclée prints, each on hand-deckled watercolor paper with custom Italian framing available.

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.


Ann Korologos Gallery: “Angus Wilson: A Singular Vision”

BASALT — The Ann Korologos Gallery hosts an artist’s reception for a solo exhibition featuring San Francisco artist Angus Wilson’s distinctively bold and colorful paintings. On display through April 10.

Admission: Free

211 Midland Ave.


Wyly Annex: “The Language of Making” Exhibit

BASALT — Nationally recognized ceramic artists and Aspen gallery owners Alleghany Meadows and Sam Harvey feature their work. Exhibition runs through April 25.

Gallery hours: 12-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Admission: Free and open to the public

174 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, email and

Wyly Art Center: “Close In and Far Away: Drawings, Prints, and Cyanotypes”

BASALT — New exhibit featuring the intricate pen and ink drawings, copperplate etchings with watercolor overlay, collage work, prints, and paper stencil and mylar ribbon cyanotypes of Carbondale artist Chris Hassig. At 5:30 p..m. Thursday, April 16, the gallery hosts journalist Brent Gardner-Smith in a conversation with Hassig, titled “Inside Saiopor” about his evolution, his process and the ideas behind his work. Exhibition runs through April 25.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday

Admission: Free and open to the public

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, email and

CMC ArtShare and Garfield County Libraries: Klaus Kocher Photography

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — CMC ArtShare and Garfield County Libraries present photography by CMCo Isaacson School for New Media photography instructor Klaus Kocher that reflect his international upbringing. Born in Santiago, Chile, to his Swiss father and Dominican mother, he has lived in the U.S., Costa Rica, Honduras, Germany and Mexico.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Admission: Free

Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 815 Cooper Ave.

Info: 945-5958, and

Redstone Art Gallery: Trains and Art

REDSTONE — Enjoy a holiday train display and complimentary refreshments while shopping at the Redstone Art Gallery to find that special gift. Fine art featured in all media such as handmade jewelry; oil, pastel, acrylic and watercolor paintings; photography; bronze, wood and stone sculptures; fine woodworking; pottery; cards and books by local authors; fiber art; glass blown vessels; and more.

Gallery hours: Jan. 1 to May 1 weekends only

Admission: Free

178 Redstone Blvd.

Info: 963-3790 and

Mousai Gallery: James Vilona Exhibit

CARBONDALE — Mousai Gallery, where Mother Nature and art come together, features James Vilona and Vilona Family Studios, showcasing the Illuminating Selenite Slab Lamp hand-forged by James Vilona. Child and pet friendly.

Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and by appointment any other time

Admission: Free

50 Weant Blvd.


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

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.

4 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. every second and fourth Tuesday

Admission: Free

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 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

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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