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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Winterfest

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — This 25th annual arts, crafts and gift exhibit features 18 local and regional artists and crafters with items from hand-painted glass wear to scarves, mittens, stockings, jewelry, affordable fine art and more. Opening party is a business after-hours event in conjunction with the Glenwood Springs Chamber.

5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2414

Garfield County Senior Programs: John Fielder presentation

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Photographer, author and environmentalist John Fielder presents a benefit for Garfield County Senior Programs. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m., with presentation starting at 7 p.m. Thirty percent of book sales go to senior programs.

6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15

Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine St.

Info: 945-7225

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: Leonard Curry Trio

NEW CASTLE — The fun-loving Leonard Curry Trio creates spirited musical mayhem weaving a wide variety of styles including folk, bluegrass, swing, Irish, Cajun and rock.

7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15

219 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999, e-mail, and

Defiance Community Players: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Defiance Community Players presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” directed by Tom Cochran, with music direction by Glenwood Vaudeville’s Brad Vierheller and choreography by Jennetta Howell. Produced by Defiance’s Jacquie Meitler and Chip Winn Wells.

7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 and 22, Saturday, Nov. 16 and 23 and 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 17 and 24

Tickets: $15/adults and $12/seniors and students 18 and younger, $12 Sunday matinee at Glenwood Springs Chamber, Sopris Lighting and at the door.

Jeannie Miller Theatre, Glenwood Springs High School

Info: 379-6256 and

Loyal Brothers: Comedy Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Live comedy show featuring Denver comics Brett Hiker and emcee Tobias Livingston, with headliner Jordan Doll. Doll and Hiker grew up on the Western Slope and have since found success in the Denver comedy scene. Doll is a recent winner of the Comedy Works New Faces Contest.

Seating at 7p.m., show at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15

Cover: $5

813 Grand Ave.

Info: (970) 302-7130, e-mail and www.

Heart Rhythm: A Liberation Dance Project

CARBONDALE — Join in the journey into the heart of movement with a fusion of live dance, drums and sound. Guided by Alexa Webster and David Starbear Avalao.

7:30-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15

True Nature Healing Arts, 100 N. Third St.

Info: 963-9900, e-mail and

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Brock McLeod

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Southern country music original and covers from Brock McLeod. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, and

Steve’s Guitars: Wide Open Mic Night

CARBONDALE — Have a poem you want to share? A new song? Comedy? Local musicians and entertainers are invited to take the Steve’s stage for a random night of fun.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, e-mail and http://www.stevesguitars.netv

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, Nov. 15

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

First United Methodist Church: Unique Boutique

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Christmas art show with gifts handcrafted by local artisans and a holiday bake sale. Quilt raffle tickets in support of Valley View Hospital Auxiliary will also be sold.

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

824 Cooper Ave.

Info: 947-0648

Davi Nikent, Center for Human Flourishing: “Empowerment Through Journaling”

CARBONDALE — Speaker and Reiki master Claire O’Leary presents her heart-centered, transformational workshop, “Empowerment Through Journaling” focusing on improved relationships with family. Space is limited. Scholarships are available to those that qualify.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Cost: $145

Info and reservations: (303) 525-6893 and email at

Speckled Feather Mercantile: Mixed Media Christmas Tree Canvas

NEW CASTLE — Create a Christmas tree out of rolled paper strips, decorated with sequins and tinsel. Texture techniques will be used along with glitter and other elements to create dimension. Color options available. For all levels.

1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

303 W. Main St.

Cost: $20

Info: (970) 573-6378, e-mail and

Houses for Higher Education and (co)studio: Cornhole Tournament

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Single elimination cornhole tournament with the last team standing winning whatever is in the entry fee pot. All 18 boards have been designed and built by (co)studio students. Boards and bags will be part of a silent auction with proceeds helping purchase materials for Houses for Higher Education’s next design project.

4-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

Entry fee: Teams of two $10, free boards open for anyone interested in playing for fun

Glenwood Springs High School, 1521 Grand Ave.

Info: 618-0690, e-mail and

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: The Logan Brothers

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Classic rock covers from The Logan Brothers. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, and

Heather’s: Vid Weatherwax and Roberta Lewis

BASALT — Diverse repertoire of R&B, soul, funk, jazz and blues arranged by valley duo Vid Weatherwax and sung artfully by Roberta Lewis.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

Info: (949) 702-3417 and e-mail

Steve’s Guitars: Misner and Smith

CARBONDALE — Misner and Smith is a touring duo rooted in traditional Americana, folk and rock blending original songs for an energetic live show.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, e- mail,,, 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.


423 W. Main St.

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

Registration and info: 984-3352 and

CCAH: Drop-in figure drawing class

CARBONDALE — Open to all ages and abilities, CCAH is offering an uninstructed sessions 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

Hotel Colorado: Monday Night Jazz

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Hotel Colorado features valley musicians for Monday night jazz jam sessions, with Zach Ritchie on drums.

7-9:30 p.m. Mondays

124 W. Sixth St.


Camp Chair Productions: Comedy Night at Cardiff

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Dress festive, bring jokes, skits, funny tales, short plays, improv, or anything funny. Camp Chair Productions will weave the night into hard laughing and lightheartedness. All shows are fundraisers to winterize the Cardiff School House. Volunteers needed.

6:30 p.m. with fire before the show, Tuesday, Nov. 19

Cost: $7.17 or pay what you can

Cardiff School House, 4018 Sky Ranch Drive

Info: Jack Green, 618-0911

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

Steve’s Guitars: Delilah Dewylde and the Lost Boys

CARBONDALE — This hard-working rockabilly trio goes from hard-partying honky tonk and searing gutbucket blues to lonesome hillbilly twang and Dick Dale surf music.

8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, e-mail,, and

Carbondale Council for Arts & Humanities (CCAH): Pecha Kucha

CARBONDALE — Don’t miss the last Pecha Kucha of the season on the topic of water. Listen to the rich and diverse experiences of community members who have a passion for water is one of its miraculous states.

7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21

Dos Gringos. 588 Colorado 133

Info: 963-1680 and e-mail

Colorado Mountain College: Help-Portrait

BASALT — The CMC professional photography program is again participating in the worldwide Help-Portrait movement. Students, alumni, faculty and staff will provide free portraits to area families that are struggling, disadvantaged or homeless. Live music will be provided by the Bill Parish Quartet.

5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22

Basalt Middle School, 51 School St.

Info: and e-mail Derek Johnston

Colorado Mountain College: Katie Glassman and Snapshot

RIFLE — Denver’s Katie Glassman and Snapshot perform a free concert in the Clough Auditorium. She fuses soulful fiddling and vocals to create a sound spanning vintage jazz to Western swing to bluegrass.

7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22

3695 Airport Road


Camp Chair Productions: Storytelling Night at Cardiff

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Come tell stories of Thanksgiving and being grateful. Camp Chair will feature three professional storytellers along with stories from the audience and live music. All shows are fundraisers to winterize the Cardiff School House. Volunteers needed.

6:30 p.m. with fire before the show, Tuesday, Nov. 26

Cost: $7.17 or pay what you can

Cardiff School House, 4018 Sky Ranch Drive

Info: Jack Green, 618-0911


Colorado Mountain College: “Women at Home on the Range”

RIFLE — New work by artists Jane Lee and Sharon Martin of Silt, Linda Loeschen of Basalt, and Ruth Mollman of New Castle, and will boast 40 paintings in all, 10 from each artist. The paintings will remain on view through Jan. 19.

Campus hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays. CMC campuses closed Nov. 27-29 and Dec. 23 through Jan. 1.

3695 Airport Road


CCAH: Deck the Walls

CARBONDALE — This holiday season come in from the cold and shop at CCAH for artisan gift items such as jewelry, soaps, lotions, scarves, hats, as well as handmade holiday items like ornaments and gift cards. Through the holidays.

CCAH R2 Gallery, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680 and

Wyly Community Art Center: “The Art of Winifred: a retrospective”

BASALT — Exhibition of paintings by self-taught artist Winifred Carol Wyman, the heroine of “Against Her Will,” a book written by her son, John Howard Wyman.

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

Carbondale Clay Center: Holiday Invitational

CARBONDALE — An exhibit and sale featuring functional pottery and small ceramic sculptures by more than 30 local and national artists available through Dec. 23. Work includes handmade cups, bowls, plates, vases, pitchers, cream and sugar sets, ceramic jewelry, small sculptures, and more.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and special holiday weekend hours.

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and

CMC ArtShare Gallery: Janet Nelson

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Carbondale artist Janet Nelson shows her colorful wire and mixed media sculptures in downtown Glenwood Springs through Jan. 2. Working with mixed media, Nelson produces whimsical creations of both animals and people.

Free and open to the public

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 or

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

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 downtown locations


Main Street Gallery: Regional artists

GLENWOOD SPRINGS AND CARBONDALE — 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

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