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
546 Hyland Park Dr.
Info: 945-6423 and http://www.saint-barnabas.info
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
Two miles west of Basalt on Highway 82
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
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
99 Midland Spur
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
174 Midland Ave.
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
809 Grand Ave.
Info: 945-0809 and http://www.gallery809.com
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
601 E Sixth St.
Info: 945-2414 and http://www.glenwoodarts.org
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
802 Grand Ave.
Info: 947-8367 and http://www.cmcartshare.com
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
809 Grand Ave.
Info: 945-5462 and http://www.facebook.com/trattoriadionisiaglenwood
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
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
1733 Railroad Ave.
Info: 625-2384 and http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshCafeFromEagleSprings
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
403 Main St.
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
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.
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
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
231 Harris St.
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
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
19 N. Fourth St.
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
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
The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St
Info: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com
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 http://www.kdnk.ejoinme.org/?tabid=540169
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
813 Grand Ave.
Info: (202) 674-3099 and http://www.facebook.com/LoyalBrothersLounge
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
Carbondale Firehouse: Annual Christmas Boutique
CARBONDALE — Carbondale’s annual Christmas holiday event featuring handmade gifts at the Carbondale Firehouse.
8 a.m.to 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
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 email@example.com
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
135 Main St.
Info: 963-2529 and http://www.carbondaleclay.org
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
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.
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.
1941 Dolores Way
Info: 963.5870 and http://www.roaringforkbeerco.com
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
13110 Colorado 82
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.
500 Weant Blvd.
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
219 W. Main St.
Info: 984-0999 and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Groves-Black-Dog-Saloon
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
124 W. Sixth St.
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
647 Main St.
Info: 704-1216 and http://www.carbondalebeerworks.com
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.
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 http://www.parkinsonrockies.org
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
2525 S. Grand Ave.
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
219 W. Main St.
Info: 984-0999, http://www.geekswhodrink.com and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Groves-Black-Dog-Saloon
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
399 Main St., Carbondale
Info: http://www.mainstreetgall.com, 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.
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
110 E. Third St., Rifle, next to the Blush Salon
Info: http://www.midlandartscompany.com and 625-3068
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