A&E at a glance
No Strings Theatre Co., of New Mexico, presents the one-man play, “Doc Holliday and the Angel of Mercy,” at 8 p.m. Aug. 25-26 at the Blue Acacia Theatre in the Mason Temple. Patrick Payne plays the role of Doc Holliday, who has performed “Doc Holliday and the Angel of Mercy” throughout the West. He was particularly interested in playing Doc Holliday in Glenwood Springs because the city is where Doc died and is said to be buried. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door or reserved by calling 379-6041.
Joyce Bulifant and Roger Perry, the husband-and-wife veterans of stage, screen and television, perform their original musical production, “Life Upon the Wicked Stage,” at 8 p.m. Aug. 25-26 at the Thunder River Theater in Carbondale. Proceeds support River Bridge, the children’s advocacy center to be built near Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. Tickets for the Aug. 25 show are $100 per person and include a gala champagne and dessert reception. The Aug. 26 performance is $25. Tickets are tax deductible and available at Sounds Easy in Carbondale, 963-1303, and Glenwood Travel King in Glenwood Springs, 945-9500. Those wishing to participate as sponsors, or for more information, call Connie McCrudden at 963-3136.
Break out the polyester – it’s time for disco on the mountain. On Saturday, Aug. 26, from 8:30-11:30 p.m., boogie on up to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park for a night of disco magic. Dance the night away next to the stars as Mix Master DJ’s John Praetorius and company play disco favorites from the ’70s. There’ll be contests for the best male and female costumes, with each winner receiving an annual family pass to the park. The tram ride will be free after 8:30 p.m. and there’ll be no cover charge. The drink special will be Harvey Wallbangers for $2. Light snacks will be provided. You must be 21 years or older to attend.
Tickets are now on sale for the Culinary Arts Wine and Brewfest, a fundraiser for the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. The festival takes place from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the historic Hotel Colorado. The event is a popular gathering of valley restaurants, microbreweries, wineries, silent auction, live music, culinary demonstrations and much more. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 the day of the event, and can be purchased by calling 945-2414.
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