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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, Nov. 14

Admission: Free

546 Hyland Park Dr.

Info: 945-6423 and

Emma Schoolhouse: Christmas Bazaar

EMMA — The 38th Annual Emma Schoolhouse Christmas Bazaar hosted in the historic little white schoolhouse features pottery, hand-blown glass, jams, jewelry, beaded items, garlands, wreaths, ornaments, paper goods, soaps, lotions, free trade coffee and more. Free refreshments available, and a portion of all sales are donated to the MS, Parkinson’s and Pediatric Brain Tumor foundations. Cash or checks accepted.

4-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15

Admission: Free

Two miles west of Basalt on Highway 82

Info: 923-3347

Cooper Wine and Spirits: Beer, wine and spirits tastings

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, Nov. 14 and Saturday, Nov. 15

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


Wyly Art Center: “The Wyly Open” Exhibit Opening

BASALT — The Wyly Art Center opens a new exhibition, “The Wyly Open,” with more than 50 works from valley artists. Two and three-dimensional work in a variety of mediums will be shown. Throughout the exhibit, the viewing public can cast a single vote each for the WOW (Wyly Open Winner) Award.

Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays until Friday, Dec. 19

Admission: Free

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail and

Wyly Annex: “4 Architects” Exhibit Opening

BASALT — Wyly Annex opens a new exhibit, “4 Architects,” featuring the artwork of Glenn Rappaport, Harry Teague, Larry Yaw and Will Young.

Opening reception 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14

Gallery hours: 12-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays until Saturday, Dec. 6

Admission: Free

174 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-4123, e-mail and

Gallery 809: Jennifer Sellers

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Work from November guest artist Jennifer Sellers, who spent 14 years expanding her repertoire of the mountains and landscapes of the Pacific Northwest and the Rocky Mountains.

Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 12-4 p.m. Sundays

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809 and

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Winterfest 2014

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Find one-of-the-kind arts and crafts at the Center for the Arts’ Winterfest with an artist reception and business after-hours event. Meet the artists, discover holiday gifts, and enjoy the holiday spirit.

Opening reception 5:30-8 p.m., Friday Nov. 14

Admission: Free

601 E Sixth St.

Info: 945-2414 and

CMC Artshare Gallery: K Rhynus Cesark Opening Reception

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — K Rhynus Cesark presents porcelain sculpture, encaustic painting, and a mixed media site-specific installation is a fellowship recipient from the Colorado Council on the Arts, for her ceramic sculpture. She is a former Artist in Residence at Anderson Ranch Arts Center and exhibits her work nationally.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14

Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 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, Nov. 14

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-5462 and

Defiance Community Players: “Les Misérables”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A new production of Boublil and Schonberg’s “Les Misérables,” the musical set in early 19th-¬century France about French peasant Jean Valjean and his quest for redemption after serving 19 years of hard labor for stealing bread to feed his sister’s dying child.

7 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Nov. 14-16

Admission: $15/adults, $12/seniors, students and all matinees, cash or check at the Glenwood Springs Chamber or Sopris Lighting, and cash, check or credit card at the door one hour before the show

Jeannie Miller Theatre, Glenwood Springs High School, 1521 Grand Ave.


Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Vid Weatherwax and Roberta Lewis

BASALT — Vid Weatherwax and Roberta Lewis play jazz, R&B, and funk at Heather’s on Friday night.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse: Billy Milo

RIFLE — Classic country-western solo artist Billy Milo plays a free show at center stage in the steakhouse. Come for dinner, drinks and dancing, and enjoy drink and dinner specials.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14

Admission: Free

1733 Railroad Ave.

Info: 625-2384 and

The Black Nugget: The Roosters

CARBONDALE — Be ready to dance along to old favorites with blues and classic rock by Carbondale band The Roosters.

9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14

Admission: Free

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498, e-mail and

St. Vincent Church: Annual Christmas Bake Sale and Homemade Goods

BASALT — St. Vincent’s hosts its annual Christmas Bake Sale and Homemade Goods holiday event. Shop for home-baked pies, cookies, and fudge. The La Cocina Cafe will sell tamales, posole, etc. available for take-out.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15

Admission: Free

250 Midland Ave.

Info: Ann at 927-3063

Rifle Animal Shelter Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair and Benefit Bake Sale

RIFLE — The Ute Events Center and stage will be packed full of some of the valley’s finest artists and crafters. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be served in the lobby, along with the big bake sale. Buy a handmade ornament off the Christmas tree for a chance to win more than 75 great gifts, many handmade by the artists participating in the show.

Admission: Free

132 E. Fourth Street


Colorado Animal Rescue (C.A.R.E.): Furry Friends Photo Shoot and Bake Sale

CARBONDALE — Third Street Center and C.A.R.E. team up for photos with Santa, families, kids, singles and their pets, perfect for holiday cards and gifts. Also enjoy a selection of delectable holiday treats.

1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15

Disc of photos: $20

520 Third St.


St. Mary of the Crown Church: 37th Annual Elk/Turkey Dinner

CARBONDALE — Enjoy a meal made with pit-barbecued elk or turkey, side dishes and homemade desserts. Do some holiday shopping at the country store for handmade crafts and baked goods.

4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15

Admission: $8/children 5-12 and seniors, $12/ adults, and free/children younger than five

395 White Hill

Info: 963-0529

K-Gen Asian Cuisine: Dwight F. Ferren

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

6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15

Admission: Free

231 Harris St.

Info: 510-5956, and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Mike Facey, Tim Fox and special guest

BASALT — Valley musicians Mike Facey, Tim Fox and a special friend play jazz and soulful groove Saturday at Heather’s.

7:30 p.m. Saturday Nov. 15

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: Lucy Wainright Roche and Suzzy Roche

CARBONDALE — It’s rare to have a mother-daughter duo play Steve’s, especially two of the caliber of Suzzy Roche, who was married to Loudon Wainwright III and part of the influential band The Roches, and her daughter Lucy. Lucy Wainright Roche has been playing gigs with musicians including the Indigo Girls, Neko Case, and her musical dad and brother.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15

Admission: $10

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304,,, and

Club Fresh: Gerry Goodman Band

RIFLE — The Gerry Goodman Band plays classic rock and Stevie Ray Vaughn covers at the largest entertainment complex in Rifle.

9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15

Admission: Free

1733 Railroad Ave.



CCAH: Deck the Walls Holiday Show Opening

CARBONDALE — For the holiday season, CCAH transforms the R2 Gallery into a shop filled with artisanal goods created by local and regional artists. The show features fine jewelry, silks scarves, wool cowles, handmade dolls, lamps, candles, handcrafted bath and beauty supplies, kitchen wares, holiday ornaments and cards.

Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 21 through Dec. 24

Admission: Free

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St

Info: 963-1680 and

KDNK Community Radio: Hootenanny

CARBONDALE — The KDNK Community Radio Hootenanny fall fundraiser features free food and drink, live music from the Smuggler Mountain Boys, square dancing with caller Tom Paxton and the Labor of Love Auction.

6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21

Admission: Donations welcome

Carbondale Recreation Center, 567 Colorado Ave.

Tickets and info: 963-0139 and

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

Aspen Film: Aspen Shortsfest 2015 Entry Deadline

ROARING FORK VALEY — The 24th annual Aspen Shortsfest is accepting submissions of live action, documentary and animated short films for the festival’s International Competition taking place April 7-12, 2015, in Aspen.

Regular entry deadline Friday, Nov. 21, late entry deadline Friday, Dec. 12, and extended entry deadline Wednesday, Dec. 31

Info: e-mail and

Carbondale Firehouse: Annual Christmas Boutique

CARBONDALE — Carbondale’s annual Christmas holiday event featuring handmade gifts at the Carbondale Firehouse.

8 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22

Carbondale Firehouse, 300 Meadowood Dr.


Silt Historical Park: Holidays in the Park

SILT — Annual holiday event features a silent auction with unusual gift items in the gift shop, Santa Claus, hay rides, light refreshments, pre-decorated tree for sale, and more.

2-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6

Admission: Free

707 Orchard Ave.


SoL Theatre Company: “Annie Jr.”

CARBONDALE — Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, “Annie,” the world-wide phenomenon, was the winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical and is has been adapted for young performers in “Annie Jr.”

1 and 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12 (1 p.m. school-day matinee for Roaring Fork Valley elementary and middle school students and educators); 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec 14

Tickets: $8/student and $5/adult faculty and chaperone for 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12 matinee, $10/kids 12 and younger, $15/adults for regular shows

Carbondale Middle School, 110 Snowmass Dr.

Info: 274-0894, e-mail


Carbondale Clay Center: Holiday Invitational Exhibition and Sale

CARBONDALE — Finish holiday shopping early with work by more than 30 local and national artists’ pottery and small ceramic sculptures available for sale. Items for sale include handmade cups, bowls, plates, vases, pitchers, cream and sugar sets, ceramic jewelry, small sculptures and more.

Through Dec. 23

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and

Ann Korologos Gallery: New Works by Elizabeth Sandia

BASALT — The colorful works of Elizabeth Sandia take center stage this month at the gallery, in celebration of her work being featured in Southwest Art Magazine.

Through Nov. 18

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday or by appointment

Admission: Free

211 Midland Ave.


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 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

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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