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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Antlers Lane Schoolhouse: The Seventh Annual Holiday Craft Sale

SILT — One-of-a-kind handmade gifts and funky finds.

4-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23

313 County Road 225 (Antlers Lane) off Highway 6 and 24


KDNK Community Access Radio: Labor of Love Auction and Community Mixer

CARBONDALE — Celebrate KDNK’s 30th anniversary with hundreds of auction items donated by passionate individuals and businesses throughout the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond. Live holiday music from Walt Smith and Friends. Finger foods and libations.

4:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22

Carbondale Recreation Center

Info: 963-0139, e-mail and

Mulligan’s: Friday Night Fish Fry with the Leonard Curry Trio

RIFLE — Join Mulligan’s and the Leonard Curry Trio band and enjoy a tempura beer-battered walleye fish fry.

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

Rifle Creek Golf Course, 3004 Highway 325

Info: 625-5333

Roaring Fork Young Professionals: Holiday Party

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Get dressed up in your holiday gear without having to put up with Uncle John, Aunt Betty, or that rotten nephew of yours. DJ Ryan White will be dropping the beat this year. RSVP now on the RFYP website.

6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22

Hotel Colorado, Colorado Ballroom, 526 Pine St.

Cost: $25/members and $35/nonmembers

Info: 948-2787, e-mail, and

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: e-mail Derek Johnston at and

Colorado Mountain College: Katie Glassman and Snapshot

RIFLE — Denver’s Katie Glassman and Snapshot perform a free concert in the Clough Auditorium, the second in a free concert. 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


Trattoria Dionisia: Free music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Original music by local artists Painters Stage for all ages. Fun for everyone.

7-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 987-5062 and

Defiance Community Players: Beauty and the Beast

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Defiance Community Players presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” directored 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. 22, and Saturday, Nov. 23; and 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 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

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Feeding Giants

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Acoustic duo Feeding Giants performs at Kanpai for the first time. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, and

Steve’s Guitars: 12th Anniversary Celebration

CARBONDALE — The Friday night tradition of live entertainment started at Steve’s in 2001 so the best way to celebrate is with local musicians including Matt Johnson, one of Steve’s first performers.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, e-mail and

Black Nugget: The Roosters

CARBONDALE — Smoking hot blues and rock ’n roll to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the reopening of the new Black Nugget. No cover.

9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498, 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, Nov. 22

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Speckled Feather Mercantile: Holiday Chocolate Bar

NEW CASTLE — Bring your plates and baskets, or use one of ours, and fill them with handmade chocolates by Colorado Candy Kitchen of Glenwood Springs for a sweet holiday gift idea.

6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23

303 W. Main St.

Info: 573-6378, e-mail and

Eagles Club: Live performances

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Local live performers, music and comedy on the Eagle’s stage.

7-11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23

312 Seventh St.

Info: 945-5506 and e-mail

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Umberto Fonte

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The master of cover classic rock Umberto Fonte performs. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 366-2020, e-mail, and


New Castle Recreation Dept.: Youth Dance Classes

NEW CASTLE — In partnership with ArtillumA Dance Company, New Castle Rec is offering dance 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

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.


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

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 bonfire 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

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

Carbondale Business Park: Holiday Open House

CARBONDALE — Holiday sale featuring gift ideas from Tylerware, Osmia Organics, Board by Design, AnnB.Design Jewelry, UpSki, Aspen Sled Company, Blue Heron Forge, Miles Phillips Custom Guitar and Electric Mountain Lodge. A percentage of sales will be donated to the Carbondale Community School, the Waldorf School and Mount Sopris Nordic Council.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30

1901 Dolores Way


Symphony in the Valley: Christmas Concerts

RIFLE AND GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Symphony in the Valley presents two dazzling concerts of Christmas and holiday music, featuring the orchestra and more than 100 singers from four local high schools and Colorado Mesa University.

Friday, Dec. 6, in Rifle and Saturday, Dec. 7, in Glenwood Springs

Info: e-mail

Carbondale Clay Center: Cup Auction

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — With more than 200 cups available, donated by local and national artists, this annual cup auction helps to support the mission of achieving awareness of the ceramic arts by building community through diverse, clay-related activities and accessible to all.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and e-mail

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Light Up Carbondale

CARBONDALE — Usher in the holiday season on First Friday with Santa and a holiday lights bike parade to help escort him down Main Street to a special tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. Followed by the Deck the Walls art exhibit at CCAH’s R2 Gallery at Third Street Center.

3-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6

Main Street, Third Street Center, and CCAH’s R2 Gallery

Info: or call (970) 963-1680.

Defiance Town Art Alliance:

‘Gaslight Girls and Six Shooters’ Art Exhibit

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Local artists celebrate the foundation of Glenwood, and essentially the wild west, featuring an assortment of mediums such as acrylic, watercolor, photography, found art object and mixed media pieces. Event also includes screening of “Tombstone.”

Opening art reception 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7

Grind Glenwood, 720 Grand Ave.


Mountain Madrigals: Holiday Concerts

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A Christmas tradition, the Mountain Madrigals concerts feature music ranging from classic to traditional to contemporary. Concerts are free, with donations appreciated, and offer free babysitting services.

7:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 13 and 15; 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8; and 10 a.m. church service concert, Sunday, Dec. 15

First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave.

Info: www.


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


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.

Through the holidays.

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2414

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-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

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

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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