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Silt Historical Park: Chautauqua

SILT — An assembly for education and entertainment of adults by

lectures, concerts, and demonstrations emphasizing life as it was in the early 1900s. Dutch oven cooking available. Free, but donations appreciated.

4-8 p.m. Friday, May 10

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: 618-4182

New Castle’s 125th Anniversary: Pioneer Days

NEW CASTLE — Be a part of New Castle’s 125th Anniversary celebration with a Westernaires performance, motorless parade, spirit walk, and pancake breakfast.

Various times, Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11

Downtown New Castle


Boomtown Players: Open Mic Night

RIFLE — Actors, writers, singers, dancers, poets, and musicians are invited to participate in the Bookcliffs Council on Arts and Humanities first performing artist Open Mic Night at the Stonehouse. Beginner as well as veteran artists welcome.

7 p.m. Friday, May 10. Doors and sign-ups open at 6:30 p.m.

1100 East 16th St.


Burning Mountain Fire Station: Music Jam

SILT — Acoustic, old country, bluegrass, gospel every second Friday of the month. Refreshments provided. Donations appreciated.

7 p.m. Friday, May 10

611 Main St.

Info: 876-2976

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Rhythm N Blues

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Brock from Alabama brings the room Rhythm N Blues. Complimentary with dinner.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, May 10

3950 Midland Ave.


Big Daddy’s Sports Bar: Derringer

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Country western rock band Derringer will play and host a CD giveaway. Big Daddy’s will be giving away a trip to Las Vegas. Drink specials, no cover.

8:30 p.m. Friday , May 10

55 Mel Ray Road

Info: 987-5056

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Missing Link Band featuring rock, R&B, country and blues. No cover charge

9 p.m. to Midnight Friday May 10

2525 S. Grand Ave.


Carbondale: Dandelion Day

CARBONDALE — Celebrate sustainability and enjoy a spring day with organic food, art, spring plants, educational workshops, the Parade of Species, local music and JAS Band Battle.

9 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11

Sopris Park/parade at 10 on Main St.

Info:, e-mail or call 963-2043

PAC3 Carbondale: Jes Grew

CARBONDALE — Jes Grew is an eclectic rock ’n roll band out of Aspen, Co which derives its name from the 1972 novel, Mumbo Jumbo by Ishmael Reed.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Friday, May 10

Tickets: $10

520 S. Third St.

Tickets:, Deja Coffee & Brew, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos and 925-1663

Steve’s Guitars: Dandelion Day Songwriter’s Showcase

CARBONDALE — The audience will choose the 2013 theme song to be played onstage at Dandelion Day taking place on the Sopris Park stage on Saturday, May 11. Donations for Dandelion Day appreciated.

8 p.m. Friday, May 10

19 N. Fourth St.


Symphony in the Valley: 20th annual Mother’s Day Concerts

RIFLE AND GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Annual concerts with the Roaring Fork Valley’s own community orchestra to honor moms.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, Rifle High School Auditorium and 4 p.m. Sunday, May 12, Mother’s Day, Jeannie Miller Theatre, Glenwood Springs High School. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the show

$12/adults, $10/seniors, $6/children 3-18, and $30/families, and music students free, at the door.


Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Logan Brothers

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Classic Rock from The Logan Brothers. Complimentary with dinner.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11

3950 Midland Ave.


Sixth Street Bar & Grill: Painter Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free live acoustic music performed by Painters Stage. Eclectic music for everyone by Noemi and Kristof. No cover.

8-10 p.m. Saturday, May 11

Ramada Inn, 124 West Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Silver Club Saloon: Gerry Goodman Band

NEW CASTLE — Rocking tunes by the Gerry Goodman Band.

9 p.m. Saturday, May 11

366 W. Main St.

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The Black Nugget: The Tankerays

CARBONDALE — Grand Junction’s The Tankerays bring the swing, rockabilly, psychobilly favorites sure to entertain. Don’t forget dancing shoes. No cover.

9 p.m. Saturday, May 11

403 Main St.

Info: 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. 6th St.

Info: and 945-2500

Cardiff School House: Tuesday Night Community Dance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Camp Chair Productions presents a community dance night every Tuesday. Proceeds benefit the Cardiff School Project.

6-8 p.m. Tuesdays

Cost: $5 with family rates, free to all Park East residences

Old Cardiff School

Info: 688-0911

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

Eagle’s Club: Open Acoustic Thursday Nights

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Open mic for acoustic musicians. No cover.

Starting at 7 p.m. Thursdays

312 Seventh St.

Info: 945-5506

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. Fridays

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Trattoria Dionisia: Saturday Greek Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join Trattoria Dionisia in downtown Glenwood for handmade Greek food, live belly-dancing, and festive atmosphere. No cover.

6-9 p.m. Saturdays

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 331-2367

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. Saturdays

919 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1047

Carbondale Beer Works: Open Mic

CARBONDALE — Open mic for performers of all talents. No cover.

6-9 p.m. Sundays

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216

Carbondale Clay Center: Spring registration

CARBONDALE — Registration is open for CCC’s classes for all ages and levels, including “Wheel throwing and hand building with Staci DeBolt” and “The lidded form with Brandon Whitacre,” as well as pottery for kids.

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and info@carbondaleclay

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Spring classes

CARBONDALE — Registration is open for a wide variety of CCAH’s 2013 spring classes for adults. Register online.

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info:, and 963-1680

PAC3 Carbondale: Junior Brown

CARBONDALE — Junior Brown’s music combines the soul of country and the spirit of rock n’ roll. There’s usually a wide-eyed look accompanying one who witnesses his instrumental prowess for the first time

Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 16

Tickets: $23/advance, $28/door

520 S. Third St.

Tickets:, Deja Coffee & Brew, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos and 925-1663


The White Dog Gallery: David Seth Brass

CARBONDALE — Exhibit for world-renowned stone sculptor, David Seth Brass, whose work is displayed in museums, private and public collections around the world.

50 Weant Blvd

Carbondale, Co 81623


Carbondale Clay Center: May exhibit

CARBONDALE — A new exhibition featuring the work of artist-in-residence, HP Bloomer IV, will be on display. The show featuring HP’s new pottery will be on view at the CCC until May 31 during regular gallery hours, or by appointment.

135 Main Street

Info: and 963-2529

CMC ArtShare Gallery: “Healing”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — “Healing,” is an exhibit of 20 mixed-media paintings on paper and paper sculptures by Carolyn H. Manosevitz, adjunct faculty member at Colorado Mountain College. Through the month.

CMC ArtShare Gallery, 802 Grand Ave.

Info: and 947-8367

CCAH: 2013 Sculpture Show

CARBONDALE — Enjoy a glass of wine while viewing 26 different sculptures of all shapes, textures, mediums, and sizes, including a sculpted cake by artist Thomas Barlow. Featured artists also include Joe Burleigh, Doug Casebeer, John Doyle, Mark Harris, Connie Hendrix, Michael Lindsay, Nancy Lovendahl, Susan Olsen, Tai Pomara, Lisa Singer, Sherrill Stone, and James Surls. Exhibit runs through June 7.

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

Info: and 963-1680

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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