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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Heathers Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Haden Gregg & Tom Hills

BASALT — Popular and rare acoustic favorites. No cover.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27

166 Midland Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: Live Music Friday

CARBONDALE — Come join Steve’s Guitars every Friday for a brand-new musical act.

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

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304 and e-mail

PAC3: VibeSquaD

CARBONDALE — The VibeSquaD sound is a sonic culmination of decades of experimentation, innovation, and a propensity for what’s next.

9 p.m. (doors open at 8:30) Friday, Dec. 27

Tickets: $17 general admission

520 S. Third St.

Info and tickets:

Black Nugget: Doctor Robert, the Beatles Tribute

CARBONDALE — Doctor Robert is a truly distinctive Beatles tribute band that performs more than 100 timeless songs around Colorado and beyond.

9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498, 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, Dec. 27

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500


Hotel Colorado: Monday Night Jazz

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Hotel Colorado features valley musicians for Monday night jazz jam sessions, including Justin Pfeifer on piano, Ashton Taufer on bass, and Zach Ritchie on drums. Middle through high school, as well as local, musicians of all levels have an opportunity to hone their skills and enjoy camaraderie and networking with fellow jazz musicians.

7-9:30 p.m. Mondays

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: e-mail and

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

Glenwood Hot Springs Pool: New Year’s Eve Celebration

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Ring in the new year with a splash at the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool with party hats and noisemakers. This is a nonalcoholic event for the entire family.

9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, to 1 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1

401 N. River St.

Info: (800) 537-7946 and

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Holiday Show

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Vaudeville Revue’s Holiday Show has become a Glenwood tradition featuring family-friendly, holiday-themed professional talent performing skits, jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and original ideas. Shows change from year to year, with new material for every season. And have an affordable dinner, too.

5 and 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1

Tickets: $24/adults, $22/seniors, and $16/children 12 and younger with 10 percent off groups of 10 or more.

915 Grand Ave.

Info and tickets: 945-9699, e-mail and

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: Open Mic Night

NEW CASTLE — Muster up your courage and show off your talent to everyone at Grove’s at Open Mic Night. No cover.

7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31

219 W. Main St.


Carbondale Beer Works: New Year’s Eve Celebration with Sleight of Hand

CARBONDALE — Ring in the new year with this Colorado-based improvisational jam band known for contagious grooves and extended jams that often fade through multiple songs and genres spanning from jazz to funk, blues to bluegrass and everything in between. No cover.

8 p.m. Tuesday Dec. 31

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and

PAC3: New Year’s Eve with Eufórquestra

CARBONDALE — Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a Carbondale favorite, Eufórquestra. The band relocated to Fort Collins in August 2008 and has made a splash on the Colorado music scene with its progressive, genre-crossing funk fusions. This event is 21 and older, and ticket includes one beer, wine or well drink.

9 p.m. (doors open at 8:30) Tuesday, Dec. 31

Tickets: $20 general admission

520 S. Third St.

Info and tickets:

Colorado Mountain College ArtShare Gallery: “Ink Paintings”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood painter Andrew Roberts-Gray’s new exhibit, titled “Ink Paintings,” embodies a new direction for the artist. The exhibit’s opening reception is free and open to the public. Show hangs through Feb. 27.

Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10

Gallery hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 and

New Castle Recreation Dept.: Youth Dance Classes

NEW CASTLE — Starting Jan. 20, 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: $120/14 weeks or $40/month on a payment plan

Registration and info: 984-3352 and


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.

Through the month

Grind Glenwood, 720 Grand Ave.

Info: 230-9258

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

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, that 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 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-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

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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