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Arts & Entertainment Briefs



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, Aug. 23, and Saturday, Aug. 24, and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25

Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.


Info: and 945-9699

Silt Historical Park: Visit with Jerusha Sipprelle

SILT — A historical step back in time with Jerusha Sipprelle, portrayed by her granddaughter Judith Hayward. The beloved homesteader helped her Grand Valley neighbors during the early pioneer period of 1887-1930. Book signings by authors Carol Crawford McManus and Kathleen Arthur also featured. Bring lawn chairs, donations appreciated.

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23

7070 Orchard Ave.


Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Confluents band covers reggae and rock music. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23

3950 Midland Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally

CARBONDALE — Playing Americana, bluegrass and folk, this power duo features Robinson on her Patsy Cline-like vocals and singer-songwriter Nunally on acoustic guitar .

8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304,, and

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Tjaar, features folk, rock, groove and jam music. No cover.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 23

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813, e-mail, and

The Black Nugget: Rowdy Shadehouse

CARBONDALE — This year’s favorite Mountain Fair performers are returning to Carbondale to finish what they started. Don’t miss this funkadelic dance explosion. No cover.

9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23

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, Aug. 23

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

St. Stephen’s: Festival of Diversity

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Celebrate diversity with Greek, Polish, Mexican and Italian cuisine, live music, a beer garden and plenty of family fun. Raffle and prizes, too.

12- 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

Sayre Park, 1702 Grand Ave.

Info: 319-0695

Silt Stoney Ridge Pavilion: Swerve

SILT — Swerve hits the stage to entertain during Silt’s annual pig roast benefit that includes a festive beer/wine garden. Pig roast proceeds fund scholarships. Bring a blanket or a chair. Free admission.

4-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

648 N. Seventh St.


Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Mountain Concert Series

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Rock Dogs deliver upbeat, danceable rock ‘n’ roll, performing material ranging from alternative and classic rock to originals and spontaneous jams.

Saturday, Aug. 24, cans-for-a-tram rides begin at 4 p.m.

Band plays 6-10 p.m.

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 800-530-1635, 945-4228, ext. 0 and

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, Aug. 24

303 River Valley Ranch Road

Info: 963-0300, e-mail and

Redstone’s Magical Moment Summer Concert Series: Sticky Mulligan

REDSTONE — Free concert with Sticky Mulligan. His band is percussive fun, world rhythms, funky tunes and soulful singing, expressive and unique.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

Redstone Park

Info: 963-8240 and

Steve’s Guitars: A “Tomversation” with Tom Shadyak

CARBONDALE — Tom Shadyak left a successful career in Hollywood where he produced such films as “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” for a mobile home and a bicycle. Hear about his new book, “Life’s Operating Manual.”

6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304,, 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, Aug. 24

Ramada Inn, 124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

PAC3 Carbondale: Jesse Dayton

CARBONDALE — Jesse Dayton has been building a cult following around the globe playing festivals in North America and Europe for years with his guitar-shredding, country-infused, Americana sound.

Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

Tickets: $15/advance, $22/door

520 S. Third St.

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

Steve’s Guitars: Wendy Colonna

CARBONDALE — Austin’s award-winning singer-songwriter Wendy Colonna brings her signature mix of original mix of rock, blues, funk and soul.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304,, and

The Black Nugget: The Tankerays

CARBONDALE — Grand Junction’s resident rockabilly, surf, and swing band, The Tankerays return to the valley for another night of great tunes. No cover.

9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498,

Silver Club Saloon: Black Ford Coupe and Eagle vs. Falcon

NEW CASTLE — Black Ford Coupe and Eagle vs. Falcon perform a live mix of original alternative rock music.

9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

366 W. Main St.

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, Aug. 24

919 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1047


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

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

New Castle Chamber: 125th Burning Mountain Festival

NEW CASTLE — Celebrate New castle’s 125th anniversary with dancing, pancake breakfast, a parade, kid’s corner, local craft and food, entertainment by Miss Emily Band and John Noel and Joe Brown.

5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, ending 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7

Main and Fourth streets

Info: and

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Mountain Concert Series

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Lizard Skinner brings an eclectic mix of classic and California surf rock. With music ranging from Jane’s Addiction to John Denver this show promises to offer little something for everyone in the family.

Saturday, Sept. 7, cans-for-a-tram rides begin at 4 p.m.

Band plays 6-10 p.m.

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 800-530-1635, 945-4228, ext. 0 and

Hotel Colorado: The Black Lillies

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — This award-winning Knoxville, Tenn.-based band is touring in support of its third studio album, “Runaway Freeway Blues,” which debuted in the top 40 of the Billboard Top 200 and has spent more than four months in the Americana Music Association charts.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7

Tickets: $18 pre-sale

526 Pine St.

Info: and

New Castle Recreation Dept.: Youth Dance Classes

NEW CASTLE — In partnership with ArtillumA Dance Company, New Castle Rec is offering new Dance Combo classes for ages 3-9. Participants learn the basics of ballet, jazz and tap. Shoes provided.

Beginning Monday, Sept. 9

423 W. Main St.

Fee: $120/12 weeks, or $40/month on a payment plan

Registration and info: 984-3352 and


Bluebird Café: “Through Nature’s Eye”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Valley photographer Gay E. Moore showcases her love for her great-niece to bring together a photography show and benefit in “Through Nature’s Eye,” capturing scenes of everyday life. Newspapers captured the story of Moore’s great niece, Jessica Ridgeway, from her abduction to her murder, and now to the trial. Proceeds enable Moore to attend the trial with her family.

730 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1025

Gallery 809: Georgeann Waggaman

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Gallery 809 proudly presents August guest artist Georgeann Waggaman.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Wild Women 2013

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. On display through Sept. 8 in the gallery.

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2414 and

CCAH: Cohabitation, Cooperation, Collaboration: A Most Unusual Project

CARBONDALE — Individual and collaborative work by accomplished artists couples K and Mark Cesark; Sue Drinker and Dick Durrance; Wewer and Steve Keohane; Nancy Lovendahl and Scott Keating; and Annette and Andrew Roberts-Gray.

Through Aug. 30

CCAH’s R2 Gallery, 520 S. Third St.


Carbondale Clay Center: “The Giving Chair”

CARBONDALE — Staci DeBolt’s porcelain pots are detailed with multiple surface decoration techniques, including slip trailing and mishima. “The Giving Chair” explores forms decorated with images of chairs, asking, “What is the relationship between a person, a place of rest, and their environment?”

Through Aug. 30

Free and open to the public

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 or e-mail

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

CMC ArtShare Gallery: Photography by George Stranahan

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — An exhibit of black-and-white photographs by George Stranahan is on display at the Colorado Mountain College ArtShare Gallery, featuring his 1930s-classical-style portraits, landscapes and geometric imagery.

Through Sept. 25

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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