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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Redstone Art Center: Kurt Isgreen

REDSTONE — Landscape watercolorist Kurt Isgreen will be featured in an artist’s reception.

5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27

Free and open to the public

173 Redstone Blvd.

Info: 963-3790, e-mail and

Crack in the Wall Gallery: Last Fridays in Silt

SILT — Photographs, paintings, jewelry, pottery, children’s books, hand-made scented soaps (by artist Kim Velasquez) and much more. Meet some of the 22 local artists selling their work at the Crack in the Wall Gallery. Refreshments will be served.

5-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27

Free and open to the public

1887 County Road 237 (Harvey Gap Road)

Info: 309-9796 and e-mail

Wyly Community Art Center: Free art talk

BASALT — A free art talk, “Golden’s Acrylics with Mary Morrison,” featuring information about acrylics to guide listeners through the basics while opening up new possibilities.

6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27

Free and open to the public

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail, and

Hattie Thompson Restaurant:

Live music with Dwight B. Ferren

CARBONDALE — Acoustic guitar instrumentals for dinner. No cover.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27

303 River Valley Ranch Road

Info: 963-0300, e-mail, 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


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. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28, and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29

Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.


Info: and 945-9699

Mulligan’s at Rifle Creek: Live Music

RIFLE — Don’t miss Lounge Mode, a country rock trio. Prime rib and hand breaded shrimp along with happy hour drink specials will be available. No cover.

7–9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27

3004 Highway 325

Info: 625-5333 and e-mail

Trattoria Dionisia: Free Music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free original music by Painters Stage, with fun for everyone and a family atmosphere .

7-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 987-5062 and e-mail

Colorado Mountain College: The Rifters

RIFLE — The Rifters, featuring a variety of sounds from driving blue-grama-grass to country and dance music of the high desert, is the first of the free concert series presented by CMC-Rifle. Upcoming shows include Katie Glassman on Nov. 22 and the J. Miller Band Jan. 17.

7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27

Free and open to the public

CMC’s Rifle campus, 3695 Airport Road

Info: 625-1871

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. 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

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Southern country music from Brock Mcleod. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Sept.27

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 230-9498 and

Steve’s Guitars: Little Outfit

CARBONDALE — This hot Houston-based trio has been described as “The Black Crowes and the Rolling Stones had a rumble with the Lumineers and Mumford and Sons.” Amie Krebbs is on lead vocals with Randy Hill and Nathan Taylor on guitars, vocals and percussion.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27

Tickets: $10

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, 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. 27

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Glenwood Downtown Market:


GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Annual Oktoberfest celebration with beer from Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co., wine, German fare, and live Bavarian and rock music with the Missing Link Band and Alpine Echo.

When: Noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28

Where: Centennial Park, Ninth and Grand Avenue

Info: 618-3650

Downtown Glenwood Springs: Saturday Shopping Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Saturday Shopping Night is a new event happening on Saturdays in September. Bring the whole family to downtown Glenwood Springs and enjoy an array of local entertainers performing around town.

Starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28

Info: 309-7852, e-mail and

Town of Carbondale: Potato Day

CARBONDALE — Potato Day is the longest standing annual community event in Carbondale. Since 1909, local farming and ranching families have kept local traditions alive with a parade, barbecue, potato sack races, and other fun activities. KDNK’s annual Potato Day record sale at Sopris Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Sopris Park

Parade and park activities free and open to the public


Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Covers, originals, rock and indie music from Suzanne Paris. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28

3950 Midland Ave.


Black Nugget: Rock a Tree

CARBONDALE — Rock a Tree with special guests play the Black Nugget. No cover.

9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28

403 Main St.

Info: 987-1966

The Bayou: Latino Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Dance night 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. 28

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 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

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Youth Street Art

CARBONDALE — Join Morgan Williams and guest street artists to create street art, Tuesdays Oct. 1-29. Learn various street art techniques such as stenciling and dive into the language of iconography. Students develop their own statements and icons and conclude the class with a public street art project just off the bike path in Carbondale.

4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays starting Oct. 1

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680 and

Silt Historical Park: Art Show and Sale

SILT — Come visit the Silt Historical Park and its restored building while browsing works from local artists, Oct. 1-31. Light appetizers will be served.

Artist reception 4-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: George Cutting, 876-1110

Supporting Women Artists Now (SWAN): SWAN’s Art Exhibition

CARBONDALE — Women artists from Aspen to Glenwood will feature paintings, sculpture, and multi-media work expressing their creative sojourn as contemporary female artists.

Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4

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

Free and open to the public

Info: 963-1680 and

Town of Carbondale: Celtic Fest and Oktoberfest

CARBONDALE — Friday night celebrates the Irish by enjoying authentic beers and wines, Celtic dancing and music at the annual Celtic Fest. Switch gears the next day with an atmosphere jam-packed with German food and spirits, root beer, music, children’s activities, friends, and fun.

5-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5

Fourth Street Plaza


Carbondale Clay Center : Ceramic Workshop

CARBONDALE — In this one-day demo workshop, Sue Tirrell discusses strategies for creating playful pottery forms with lively illustrated surfaces. To accompany her workshop, Sue’s solo show, “Tales of a Backyard Farm Girl,” will be displayed at the CCC gallery Oct. 4-25.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5

Tuition: $85

135 Main St.

Info and to register: 963-2529, e-mail and

SWAN: Third annual dance performance

CARBONDALE — Organized by Alexander Jerkunica of Coredination: A Movement Studio, this SWAN event includes a wide variety of creative expression by female dance artists. The performance will include everything from African to ballet and will be followed by a dessert reception where the audience can meet the dancers.

7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5

Round Room at the Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Tickets: $7 at the door.

Info: 963-1680 and


Wyly Community Art Center: “Dancing Hands: Works by Rita Blitt”

BASALT — Exhibition of paintings and sculpture based on music and dance

Exhibit shows from Sept. 5 to Oct. 31

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

Free and open to the public

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail, and

Gallery 809: Missy Prudden

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

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

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

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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