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The White Dog Gallery: Live stone sculpting

CARBONDALE — Stone Carver Jeremy Russell, of the Mystic Eagle Alabaster Quarry in Mount Sopris, will carve his latest work live and answer questions.

5 p.m. Friday, July 5

50 Weant Blvd.

Info: and 510-5391

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Summer season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A family-fun show with professional talent performing a variety of skits, jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and original ideas. The show takes place weekends throughout the summer.

6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, and Saturday, July 6, and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7

Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.


Info: 945-9699 and

SoL Theatre: “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”

CARBONDALE — SoL Theatre children’s drama troupe presents its summer production, the musical comedy that originally opened on Broadway in 1961. The story stars young, ambitious J. Pierrepont Finch as he uses a book to succeed in going from a window washer to chairman of the board of the World Wide Wicket Company.

7 p.m. Friday, July 5, and Saturday, June 6, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7

Carbondale Middle School, 180 Snowmass Drive

Tickets: $15/adults, $12/students with ID at the door and


Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Brock from Alabama performs rhythm and blues. Complimentary with dinner.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, July 5

3950 Midland Ave.


Greater Tuna Series: “Xmas in July”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Get ready to laugh yourself silly, as Mike Banks, Dave Gardner, Jack Green, and Bob Willey as they bring back all your favorite Greater Tuna characters. Adult language.

7:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, and Saturday, July 6

Cardiff Schoolhouse, Park East neighborhood

Tickets: $15

Info: 945-2174

Thunder River Theatre Company: “Passionate Collaborators: Burns & Allen”

CARBONDALE — “Passionate Collaborators: George Burns and Gracie Allen” is an American love story. Vaudeville brought them together, and their brilliant spark became a wildfire.

7:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, and Saturday, July 6

67 Promenade

Tickets: $22/adults, $12/students

Tickets and info: and 963-8200

Rivers: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Leonard Curry Trio featuring a fun mix of Americana music. No cover.

9 p.m. to midnight, Friday, July 5

2525 S. Grand Ave.


Ramada Inn: Salsa Dance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Come and have fun with DJ Salson and all the tropical rhythms, enjoy the best salsa dance place in the valley.

9:30 p.m. Friday, July 5

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Hotel Colorado: Live music and BBQ

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy the outdoor courtyard at the historic Hotel Colorado, featuring local country and bluegrass music.

5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6

526 Pine St.

Info: 945-6511

Redstone’s Magical Moment Summer Concert Series: Kort McCumber

REDSTONE — Colorado singer-songwriter Kort McCumber plays Americana at its best, with equal parts folk, country, blues, and bluegrass. Free community event.

6 p.m. Saturday, July 6

Redstone Park

Info: 963-8240

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Vid Weatherwax performs rhythm and blues. Complimentary with dinner.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6

3950 Midland Ave.


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, July 6

Ramada Inn, 124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

The Eagles: Country Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Live country music at the Eagle’s Club in downtown Glenwood.

8 p.m. Saturday, July 6

312 Seventh St.

Info: 945-5506

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. Saturday, July 6

919 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1047

CCAH: Summer of Music Concert Series Kick-Off

CARBONDALE — Deeply rooted in funk and fully committed to the ongoing evolution of the genre, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band has a sound that has the power and soul to create lasting melodies and seismic rhythms. Taking the best elements of funk, YMBFBB harkens back to the collective sounds of Sly and the Family Stone with a fresh twist.

6 p.m. Sunday, July 7

Sopris Park, downtown

Info: and 963-1680


New Castle Recreation Dept.: ArtillumA Dance Company classes

NEW CASTLE — The New Castle Recreation Department, in partnership with ArtillumA Dance Company, is offering a variety of new dance and fitness programs this summer.

Mondays through July 22

New Castle Community Center, 423 W. Main St.

Cost: $72/eight classes, preregistration required, in-person at the Community Center, online at or 984-3352

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

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

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Summer of Music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The live music in the park continues with the Colorado Jazz Orchestra.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10

Free to the public

Two Rivers Park

Info: and 618-0907

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

Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities: Youth Summer Art Camps

CARBONDALE — CCAH still has a few spots left for engaging youth art camps this summer. Spaces are available in “Create A Masterpiece Painting with Dara Barth,” July 15-19, “Art(e) with the Aspen Art Museum,” July 8-12, “Wearable Art and Fantasy Masks with Rochelle Norwood,” Aug. 5-9, and “Mosaics with Rochelle Norwood,” Aug. 12-16.

Pre-register: or call 963-1680

Carbondale Clay Center: Cajun Clay Night

CARBONDALE — Get ready for beautiful handmade bowls, delicious gumbo, costumes, libations, the famous gator cake and live music with Electric Lemon.

5-8 p.m. Friday, July 12

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and http://www.carbo

Gallery 809: Tish McFee

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Introducing July’s artist of the month, Tish McFee with an opening reception.

5-8 p.m. Friday, July 12

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809

PAC3 Carbondale: “Where the Trail Ends”

CARBONDALE — Support the Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club with this film that follows the world’s top freeride mountain bikers as they search for unridden terrain around the globe.

7 p.m. Friday, July 12

Tickets: $10/advance, $15/door

520 S. Third St.

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

CCAH: “Plein Air: Fresh Paint” Festival

CARBONDALE — Join CCAH for a week of outdoor events celebrating early summer with “Plein Air: Fresh Paint!” The annual festival draws together a variety of watercolor, oil, and acrylic painters from the Roaring Fork Valley and Front Range.

Gallery opening reception: 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 19, R2 Gallery, Third Street Center

Info: 963-1680 and


CPAC: 11th “Art aRound Town” Sculptures

CARBONDALE — Featuring works by 14 artists from seven states, “Art aRound Town” is a rotating, year-long public art exhibition showcasing sculptures throughout own.

Various locations


CMC ArtShare Gallery: Photography by George Stranahan

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — An exhibit of black-and-white photographs by George Stranahan will be shown at the Colorado Mountain College ArtShare Gallery in downtown Glenwood Springs through Sept. 25.

Through the month.

CMC ArtShare Gallery, 802 Grand Ave.

Info: and 947-8367

Main Street Gallery: Regional artists

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Works by Dean Bowlby, Stephen Datz, Berard Hofmann, Jane Lee, Linda Loeschen and Mary Noone.

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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