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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


The White Dog Gallery: First Friday opening reception

Artist’s reception for world renowned stone sculptor, David Seth Brass.

His work is displayed in museums, private and public collections around the world and is one of our “featured” artists.

5:30-8 p.m. Friday, May 3

50 Weant Blvd.



Carbondale Clay Center: First Friday opening reception

CARBONDALE — A new exhibition featuring the work of artist-in-residence, HP Bloomer IV will be on display.

The show featuring HP’s new pottery will be on view at the CCC until May 31 during regular gallery hours, or by appointment.

6-8 p.m. Friday, May 3

135 Main St.


and 963-2529

PAC3 Carbondale: Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Revue

CARBONDALE — Featuring Rob Eaton from Darkstar Orchestra, Jake Wolf from Shakedown Street, Ted Tilton from Dead Phish Orchestra, Jim Allard from Coral Creek Band, and Dave Kochmann from American Beauty reunite.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 4

Tickets: $10/advance

and $15/day of show

520 S. Third St.

Tickets:, Deja Coffee & Brew, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos and 925-1663

Early Childhood Network Fundraiser: Casino Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Early Childhood Network’s second annual Casino Night. There will be black jack, roulette, craps, Texas hold ‘em, a live auction, cash bar and a chance to win a Harley.

7-11 p.m. Friday, May 3

2302 Devereux Road

Tickets: $40 at the door


Steve’s Guitars: Open Mic Night

CARBONDALE — At least once a year Steve’s opens its stage to anyone who wants to share their art, be it music, poetry, mime or comedy. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to have Steve’s run the sound for you and entertain your friends.

8:30 p.m. Friday, May 3

19 N. Fourth St.


Wyly Community Art Center: Workshop for adults

BASALT — Join instructor Lisa Singer for a two-day course in creative mixed media techniques focusing on acrylics.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5

Tuition: $175 + $35 studio fee, members receive 10% off.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

99 Midland Spur

Info:,, and 927-4123

Cornerstone Classical School: “Alice in Wonderland”

CARBONDALE — Cornerstone Classical School has partnered with SoL Theatre Company to produce this lively and entertaining musical cast with talented children from the valley.

7 p.m. Saturday, May 4 and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5

Carbondale Middle School

Tickets: $10/adults and $8/children, at the door or by leaving a message at 927-9106

Info and tickets:

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Leonard Curry Trio

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Three-piece bluegrass music performed by Leonard Curry Trio. Complimentary with dinner.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, May 3

3950 Midland Ave.


The Black Nugget: All the Pretty Horses

CARBONDALE — This talented and popular local band features front woman Olivia Pevec, Aaron Taylor on drums, Ashton Taufer on electric bass, and Mateo Sandate on electric guitar. No cover.

9 p.m. Friday, May 3

403 Main St.


Carbondale Contra Dance: Community Contra Dance

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Barn Dance and CCAH presents a community contra dance. This month we have Jeff Haemmer calling and Slidewhistle providing the music.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4

Third Street Center Round Room

Admission: 8$

Info: 306-9721

Sixth Street Bar & Grill: Painters Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free live acoustic music performed by Painters Stage. Eclectic music for everyone by Noemi and Kristof. No cover.

8-10 p.m. Saturday, May 4

Ramada Inn, 124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Umberto Fonte

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Classic rock from Umberto Fonte. Complimentary with dinner.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4

3950 Midland Ave.


Eagle’s Lodge: The Big B Show

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A musical variety show with four bands in one night: Jai ma, Rock a Tree, Powder hounds, and 4 ohms.

8 p.m. Saturday, May 4


The Black Nugget: Gipsy Moon

CARBONDALE — Gipsygrass from Nederland. No cover.

9 p.m. Saturday, May 4

403 Main St.

Info: and


Ramada Inn: Monday Night Jazz

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Ramada Inn features jazz musician Pablo Gorra for Monday Night Jazz Jam Sessions.

7-9:30 p.m. Mondays

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: and 945-2500

Cardiff School House:

Tuesday Night Community Dance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Camp Chair Productions presents a community dance night every Tuesday. Proceeds benefit the Cardiff School Project.

6-8 p.m. Tuesdays

Cost: $5 with family rates, free to all Park East residences

Old Cardiff School

Info: 688-0911

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

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813

Eagle’s Club: Open Acoustic Thursday Nights

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Open mic for acoustic musicians. No cover.

Starting at 7 p.m. Thursdays

312 Seventh St.

Info: 945-5506

Trattoria Dionisia: Saturday Greek Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join Trattoria Dionisia in downtown Glenwood for handmade Greek food, live belly-dancing, and festive atmosphere. No cover.

6-9 p.m. Saturdays

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 331-2367

The Bayou: Latino Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Dance features Ranchera and Banda, traditional sounds of the Mexican culture from La Razza DJ Axel with high tech sound, video and lights. No cover.

10 p.m. Saturdays

919 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1047

Carbondale Beer Works: Open Mic

CARBONDALE — Open mic for performers of all talents. No cover.

6-9 p.m. Sundays

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216

Carbondale Clay Center: Spring registration

CARBONDALE — Registration is open for CCC’s classes for all ages and levels, including “Wheel throwing and hand building with Staci DeBolt” and “The lidded form with Brandon Whitacre,” as well as pottery for kids.

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and info@carbondaleclay

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Spring classes

CARBONDALE — Registration is open for a wide variety of CCAH’s 2013 spring classes for adults. Register online.

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info:, and 963-1680

Silt Historical Park: Chautauqua

SILT — An assembly for education and entertainment of adults by

lectures, concerts, and demonstrations emphasizing life as it was in the early 1900s. Dutch oven cooking available on Friday. Free, but donations appreciated.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 9 and 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 10

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: 618-4182

CMC ArtShare Gallery: “Healing”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — “Healing,” is an exhibit of 20 mixed-media paintings on paper and paper sculptures by Carolyn H. Manosevitz, adjunct faculty member at Colorado Mountain College.

Starting Monday, May 6, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Thursday. May 9

CMC ArtShare Gallery, 802 Grand Ave.

Info: and 947-8367

The Black Nugget:

Eric Lambert & Friends

CARBONDALE — From Chicago, the emerging trio, led by acclaimed guitarist, songwriter, and music educator Eric Lambert, along with friends Dan Rogers on bass, and Pat Fiddle on mandolin and fiddle, are known for their interactive, improvisational music and high energy performances. No cover.

9 p.m. Thursday, May 9

403 Main St.


New Castle’s 125th Anniversary: Pioneer Days

NEW CASTLE — Be a part of New Castle’s 125th Anniversary celebration with a Westernaires performance, motorless parade, spirit walk, and pancake breakfast.

Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11

Downtown New Castle


Silver Club Saloon:

Jerry Goodman Band

NEW CASTLE — Rocking tunes by the Jerry Goodman Band.

9 p.m. Saturday, May 11

366 W. Main St.

Info: 984-7123


CCAH: 2013 Sculpture Show Opening Reception

CARBONDALE — Enjoy a glass of wine while viewing 26 different sculptures of all shapes, textures, mediums, and sizes, including a sculpted cake by artist Thomas Barlow. Featured artists also include Joe Burleigh, Doug Casebeer, John Doyle, Mark Harris, Connie Hendrix, Michael Lindsay, Nancy Lovendahl, Susan Olsen, Tai Pomara, Lisa Singer, Sherrill Stone, and James Surls. Exhibit runs through June 7.

CCAH’s R2 Gallery at the Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: and 963-1680

Gallery 809:

Marcia Howel Fusaro

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — April’s guest artist at Gallery 809 is Marcia Howel Fusaro.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809

Artist’s Mercantile & Gallery: Alice Gustafson

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Impressionist artist Alice Gustafson’s paintings are her expressions of the world using vivid, bright colors, which also tell a story, be it of human activities, wildlife, or her equally colorful renditions of still-life or landscapes. Throughout April.

720 Cooper Ave.

Info: 970-947-0947

CMC ArtShare Gallery: CMC Photography Exhibit

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Scot Gerdes, photo lab technician for the professional photography program at Colorado Mountain College’s campus in Spring Valley, will display his photographs through April 29.

802 Grand Ave.

Gallery hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Info: 947- 8367 or

Wyly Community Art Center: Spring exhibits

BASALT — “Sara Ransford: The Eloquent Edge” is an exhibition of contemporary ceramic wall pieces. “Colorful Landscapes” showcases paintings by participants of Wyly partner program with Mountain Valley Developmental Services and Ready For The World Roaring Fork School District Transition Program. Through April 25.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

99 Midland Spur

Info:,, and 927-4123

Main Street Gallery: Regional artists

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — 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:, 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

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Fee: Model’s fee

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

110 E. Third St., Rifle, next to the Blush Salon

Info: and 625-3068

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