A&E at a glance
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park hosts a benefit for the Garden School at 6 p.m. today and Saturday. The “Buffalo Bill’s Last Ride,” a rip-snortin’ variety show features favorite show tunes and a chicken or brisket chuckwagon dinner. For tickets, call Lynn at 625-2886 or 618-0663.
The friends of Bill Morrow are sponsoring a show of his metal sculpture from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the home of Russ and Linda Criswell, 837 Sopris Ave., Carbondale. The artist will be present, some of the pieces will be for sale, and everyone is invited to attend. Call 963-9371 for more information.
Put on those dancing shoes as the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts hosts “An evening with the jazz greats” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. The concert features legendary drummer Artt Frank, making a rare appearance as he’ll fill the Center for the Arts with the bebop beat, scat and thrum of jazz rhythms. Matt Criscuolo, alto sax; Tim Fox, trumpet; Dennis Woodrich, bass; Andy Weyl, piano; and Bob Levey, drums, accompany Frank. Don’t miss the chance to step back in time when bebop rang out, standards filled the air, and jazz was thriving and growing. Tickets are $16 for members and $20 for nonmembers, and are on sale by calling 945-2414.
Colorado Council on the Arts has awarded a grant to the Carbondale Center on the Arts and Humanities to provide support for “Strike the Hammer,” an art show and demonstration celebrating blacksmithing in the Roaring Fork Valley. The show is part of the First Friday art walk in October, while demonstrations take place in Sopris Park as part of Carbondale’s Potato Day celebration. All area blacksmiths are invited to participate in the event. Call Ro at 963-1680 or Donna at 963-7207 for more information or to apply.
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