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Arts & Entertainment Briefs

The TIn Man (Lucca Trapani), Lion (Noah Rowe-Gaddis), Dorothy Gale (Ellie Macpherson) and the Scarecrow (Shane Burr) are off to see the wizard during a dress rehearsal of “The Wizard of Oz.” The show premiers at 7 p.m. tonight at the Jeannie Miller Theatre in the Glenwood Springs High School, with shows at 7 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.
Christopher Mullen |


Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities: 42nd Carbondale Mountain Fair

CARBONDALE — Mountain Fair celebrates art in all forms of expression, and is known for a diverse range of arts and crafts, nonstop entertainment, fresh food and an amazing spirit. The Family Area includes interactive, creative experiences for children, and friendly competitions that run the gamut from cake baking to wood splitting for men and women.

4 p.m. Friday, July 26, through 9 p.m. Sunday, July 28

Sopris Park, downtown


Crack in the Wall: Painters Stage

SILT — Art show with live music by Painters Stage and art by local artists.

5-9 p.m. Friday, July 26

1887 County Road 237

Info: 987-5062 and

Heathers: Live blues, soul, and jazz

BASALT — Saxophonist/flutist Bryan Savage returns to Heather’s in Basalt performing music from his seven internationally released CDs and other favorites. No cover.

7-10 p.m. Friday, July 26

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 702-3417 and

StageDoor Theatre: “The Wizard of Oz”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — StageDoor Theatre presents the young performer’s edition of “The Wizard of Oz,” featuring 48 young local actors.

7 p.m. Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28. Doors open half-an-hour early.

Glenwood Springs High School, Jeannie Miller Theatre

Reserve tickets: e-mail

Info: 456-9406

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 26, and Saturday, July 27, and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28

Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.


Info: 945-9699 and

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Vid Weatherwax brings true rhythm and blues with his electronic keyboard. Complimentary with dinner.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, July 26

3950 Midland Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: All the Pretty Horses

CARBONDALE — All the Pretty Horses play an original mix of music that they call an “American musical melting pot with twangy voices, a jazz-trained rhythm section, a pair of electric Tele’s plus steel guitar and a mandolin.”

8:30 p.m. Friday, July 26

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

Rivers: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — See Josh Rogan, rock ’n’ roll singer/songwriter and guitarist, after his Friday Mountain Fair performance. No cover.

9 p.m. to midnight, Friday, July 26

2525 S. Grand Ave.


Stubbies Sports Bar: Drop Top Lincoln

BASALT — Country boys who rock from Grand Junction return to Stubbies to entertain on Friday night.

9 p.m. Friday, July 26

123 Emma Road

Info: 927-0501

The Black Nugget: Spore Favore

CARBONDALE — Local favorites for dancing to jam, funk, rock, bluegrass and more, Spore Favore takes the stage at the Nugget as Mountain Fair winds down Friday night. No cover.

9 p.m. Friday, July 26

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498

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 19

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Hattie Thompson Restaurant: Live Music with Dave Harding and Amy Hawes

CARBONDALE — Enjoy live music on the patio from talented local duo Dave and Amy. Soak in the view of Mount Sopris with food and drink. No cover.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 27

Info: 963-0300, and

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 27

Ramada Inn, 124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Steve’s Guitars: Lipbone Redding

CARBONDALE — Lipbone Redding weaves funky rhythms, catchy original songs, brash humor, soulful singing and inventive guitar playing with exotic and percussive vocal sounds such as throat singing, bass and beat box and lip-tromboning.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

Silver Club Saloon: Hollow

NEW CASTLE — Hollow returns to the Silver Club, so don’t miss this hard rock band that packs the house. Also featured, a raffle for a Las Vegas trip.

Cover: $5

9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27

366 W. Main St.

info: 984-71234

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 27

919 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1047

The Black Nugget: The Steve Skinner Band

CARBONDALE — To finish out your Mountain Fair festivities, the Steve Skinner Band will rock the Nugget until you just can’t take it anymore. No cover.

9 p.m. Sunday, July 28

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498


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, pre-registration 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 Summer of Music: The Congress

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The band with quite a following around Colorado performs for the first-ever show in Glenwood. This summer alone the guys have played the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Westword Music Showcase, as well as headlining shows at the Bluebird Theater in Denver.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31

Free to the public.

740 Devereux Road

Info: and 618-0907

Steve’s Guitars: Allan Harris

CARBONDALE — Allan Harris is a world-class singer, guitarist and songwriter. There’s a good reason why Tony Bennett called Harris “my favorite singer” and why the New York Nightlife Award for Outstanding Jazz Vocalist went to him three times.

8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30

Tickets: $20

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

Redstone’s Magical Moment Summer Concert Series: GiddyUp Kitty

REDSTONE — All-female, high-energy group performing country-grass music with a sweet southern flavor, classy, sweet and smooth, creating a show that leaves you joyful. Free community event.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3

Redstone Park

Info: 963-8240

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Wild Women First Friday Art Celebration

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts celebrates the annual Wild Women exhibit — this year titled “Facelift” — and a new-and-improved version of its most popular show. Wild Women 2013 will be on display Aug. 2 to Sept. 29 in the gallery.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2414 and

PAC3 Carbondale: Comic Paula Poundstone

CARBONDALE — It’s may be impossible to attend a Paula Poundstone performance without marveling at her ability to interact spontaneously with audience members in conversations bound to garner riotous laughter. Armed with nothing but a stool, a microphone and a can of Diet Pepsi, Paula’s ability to create humor on the spot has become the stuff of legend.

Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2

Tickets: $30/advance, $35/door

520 S. Third St.

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

Party at the Pavilion: Locash Cowboys

SILT — Bring your chair or blanket and relax to a rocking evening of country music at the Pavilion.

Food and gift vendors and beer/wine garden available.

6-10 p.m. (gates open at 5) Sunday, Aug. 4

Silt Stoney Ridge Pavilion, 648 N. Seventh St.

Info: 876-2353 and

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 “Wearable Art and Fantasy Masks with Rochelle Norwood,” Aug. 5-9, and “Mosaics with Rochelle Norwood,” Aug. 12-16.

Preregister: or call 963-1680


Gallery 809: Tish McFee

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Introducing July’s artist of the month, Tish McFee.

Throughout July

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809

Wyly Community Art Center: “Betsy Chaffin: daily fragments.”

BASALT — Exhibition of contemporary paintings and works on paper by Snowmass artist Betsy Chaffin. Free and open to the public. Exhibition runs through Aug. 29.

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

99 Midland Ave.

Info:, 927-4123 and

Ann Korologos Gallery: “Definitely Dinah – Dinah K. Worman New Works”

BASALT — “Definitely Dinah – Dinah K. Worman New Works” is the Taos artist’s landscape paintings instantly recognizable for their clarity, depth, and quality of light. Exhibit runs through July 22.

211 Midland Ave.

Info: and 927-9668

Toklat Gallery: “Cathy Schermer, New Works – West meets East” and Silver Queen Minerals ‘’Old Rocks’’

BASALT — Cathy Schermer exhibits a series of encaustic monotypes on Washi with mixed media element, using native birds and natural birds and natural found elements in a traditional Japanese scroll design. Silver Queen Minerals specializes in Colorado minerals and mining memorabilia.

231 Midland Ave.

Info: and 927-1437

CMC ArtShare Gallery: Photography by George Stranahan

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — An exhibit of black-and-white photographs by George Stranhan will be shown at the Colorado Mountain College ArtShare Gallery through Sept. 25. The exhibit features his 1930s-classical-style portraits, landscapes and geometric imagery.

802 Grand Ave.

Info: and 947-8367

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


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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