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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Redstone Art Center: Linda Loeschen

REDSTONE — Artwork by Crystal Valley watercolor/mixed media artist. Free to the public.

Artist’s reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13

173 Redstone Blvd.

Info: 963-3790, e-mail and

Speckled Feather Mercantile: Wine & Paint Party

NEW CASTLE — Join Speckled Feather in the Craft Café to paint still life and drink vino. Price includes all paint, supplies, step-by-step instruction, light snacks, drinks and am 11×14 take-home canvas. 21 and over.

6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13

303 W. Main St.

Cost: $25 (prepayment required)

Info: 573-6378, e-mail,

Hattie Thompson Restaurant: Live music with Dwight B. Ferren

CARBONDALE — Solo acoustic guitar instrumentals for dinner with music by Dwight B. Ferren. No cover.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13

303 River Valley Ranch Road

Info: 963-0300, e-mail and

Gallery 809: Missy Prudden

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Gallery 809 proudly presents September guest artist Missy Prudden.

Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13

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

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Bluegrass Americana music with the Leonard Curry Trio at Kanpai Sushi & Bar.

No cover.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13

3950 Midland Ave.


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, Sept. 13, and Saturday, Sept. 14; and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15

Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.


Info: and 945-9699

The Eagles Lodge: Rock a Tree

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join the Eagles for Friday night live music with Rock a Tree and special guests.

9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13

312 Seventh St.

Info: 945-5506 and

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Poser plays musical favorites from rock ’n roll legends. No cover.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Sept. 13

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813, e-mail, and

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, Sept. 13

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Glenwood Springs Branch Library: Grand Opening

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The public is invited to attend the new Glenwood Springs Branch Library with a ribbon cutting, refreshments, giveaways, and live music. Free admission.

10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14

815 Cooper Ave.


Silt Chamber of Commerce: Old Time Ice Cream Social

SILT — Free ice cream party for the community at the Silt Historical Park. The public is encouraged to tour the park at the event.

1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14

7070 Orchard Ave.

Info: 456-6762

Defiance Community Players: Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” auditions

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Experienced or a newbie, kids 12 and older are welcome to audition. Bring a prepared song and sheet music for the pianist, along with clothes for moving and closed toe shoes for dancing. A small group of 9- to 11-year-olds will be chosen for a scene in the play. Also opportunities for stage crew, costumes and props, handing out programs and selling tickets. Show dates Nov. 15-17 and Nov. 22-24.

10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, and 12:30-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15

Glenwood Springs High School

Info: 456-9406 and

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Mountain Concert Series

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Acoustic Mayhem, a five-piece acoustic band from the Roaring Fork Valley, plays folk, rock, bluegrass, Cajun, Irish and swing.

Saturday, Sept. 14, 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

The Eagles Lodge: Battle of the Bands

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Round three of the Battle of the Bands, starting with 12 bands and ending with a $1,000 cash prize at the finals on Saturday, Oct. 12.

6-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14

Tickets: $5

312 Seventh St.

Info: 945-5506 and

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Master of rock Umberto Fonte plays the hits. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14

3950 Midland Ave.


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, Sept. 14

919 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1047

Sustainable Settings: Harvest Festival

CARBONDALE — Sustainable Settings’ 10th annual Harvest Festival features beyond organic food grown and raised at Sustainable Settings, harvesting the bounty from farm to table since 1997. Event features farm tours, local wine, beer and spirits tastings, Mud Puppet Theatre show, and live music and Virginia reel dancing with the Last Frontier String Band.

4-9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15

Tickets: $135/person, kids 12 and younger eat for free

Info:963-6107 and e-mail

Crystal Club Café: Jeff Strahan live

REDSTONE — Jeff Strahan’s music is southern rock, blues, folk and more all rolled into one. No cover.

6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15

467 Redstone Blvd.


Stone House Gallery: Art After-hours

RIFLE — Art after-hours, first and third Mondays. Let your creative side shine. All materials provided and waiting to be played with.

6:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15

Bookcliffs Council on Arts and Humanities, 1100 E. 16th St. and Birch

Info: 379-3842


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.


423 W. Main St.

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

Registration and info: 984-3352 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

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

ACCESS 5Point Film On The Road: Carbondale

CARBONDALE — Join 5Point Film for an evening of food from Town, tasty New Belgium Beer and inspiring adventure films.

6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 (films start at dark)

Fourth St. Plaza, downtown Carbondale

Admission: $5, 12 and younger Free


Dance Initiative: “Fractures & Divides”

CARBONDALE — Original choreography exploring the wild and civilized performed by CoMotion: A Conscious Movement Project.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, and Saturday, Sept. 21

The Warehouse, 698 Merrill Ave.

Tickets: $10

Info: (859) 494-3126 and

Silt Historical Park:

Anita Witt and Her Rodeo

SILT — Anita Witt is back for a return performance with more music, tricks and western tales with her rodeo pals trick horses Jose Cuervo and Trigger and trick dog Spanky. Bring a lawn chair.

6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: 876-5801 and

Thunder River Theatre Company: Something Intangible

CARBONDALE — Humming with humor and brimming with humanity, Something Intangible is a thinly veiled play about the genius of Walt Disney, and reveals the remarkable ways brothers support each other, and the underlying theme of commerce versus art.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 (preview), Fridays, Sept. 27, and Oct. 4 and 11, and Saturdays, Sept. 28 and Oct. 5 and 12; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6

Tickets: $22/adults, $12/students. Season tickets are $70/adults and $50/students

67 Promenade

Info: 963-8200 and

ACCESS 5Point Film On The Road: Glenwood Springs

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join 5Point Film for an evening of food from The Pullman, tasty New Belgium Beer and inspiring adventure films.

6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 (films start at dark)

Two Rivers Park

Admission: $5, kids 12 and younger free



Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): “SAW @ CCAH”

CARBONDALE — Artists from SAW (Studio for Arts & Works) take over CCAH with three-dimensional installations specifically designed for CCAH’s R2 Gallery. Hangs until Sept. 27.

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680 and

Carbondale Clay Center: “Behind the Scenes”

CARBONDALE — September exhibition includes work from resident artists, staff, and board of directors and will be on display from Sept. 27. Free to the public.

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529, e-mail 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

CMC ArtShare Gallery: Photography by George Stranahan

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — An exhibit of black-and-white photographs by George Stranhan 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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