Grand Valley Performances: Week of Nov. 7, 2014
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Many performances are planned throughout the Grand Valley, featuring a variety of styles — from music to dancing — for the week of Nov. 7-13.
GRAND JUNCTION HIGH SCHOOL
“Adventures of Mary Poppins” — an original ballet — is set for Saturday, Nov. 8, at Grand Junction High School’s Auditorium (1400 N. Fifth St.) Performances will start at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. The performance features ballet, tap, jazz and more. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students available at the door. For more information, visit http://www.revolutiondancegj.com.
Colorado Mesa University’s Chamber Choir will perform alongside Grand Valley Children’s Choir and vocalists from more than 20 high schools statewide on Monday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at GJHS Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door and cost $5 for adults and $3 for students. For more information, call 970-985-5898.
WHITMAN EDUCATIONAL CENTER
Grand Junction Cowboy Poetry Gathering is set for Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Whitman Education Center (248 S. Fourth St., Grand Junction). Performances on Friday will run from 1-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday’s performances will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A suggested donation of $1 will be accepted.
For more information, visit http://www.museumofwesternco.com.
LA PUERTA BALLROOM
Enigmatic Movement Project (T.E.M.P.) presents SpeakEasy — a modern dance concert and poetry reading — at La Puerta Ballroom (523 1/2 Main St., Grand Junction) on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $10 and will be available at the door for cash or check only. Hors d’oeuvres are included in the ticket price.
For more information, call 970-712-1041.
COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY
Two Australian pianists, Fiona Joy and Trysette, will return to Grand Junction during their third American tour. The duo is set to perform “Two Grand, I’m Yours” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. at Moss Performing Arts Center on Colorado Mesa University’s campus (1100 North Ave., Grand Junction). They will perform a benefit concert for the Pro Bono Project of Mesa County. Tickets cost $15 per person.
For more information, visit http://www.juancarlosproductions.com.
Bicycle Annie, a local rock band, will perform at Cruisers Bar (715 Horizon Dr., Grand Junction) on Friday, Nov. 7, at 9:30 p.m. Entrance costs $5, and the show is for ages 21 and up.
For more information, visit http://www.cruisersgj.com.
Every Wednesday, Las Marias (118 S. Seventh St., Grand Junction) will host a blues jam from 7-9:30 p.m. It includes open-play sessions and performances by the host band. It is free and open to the public.
For more information, call 970-317-7004.
MESA THEATER & CLUB
Brian Wight, a singer/songwriter from Colorado Springs, will perform at Mesa Theater and Club (538 Main St., Grand Junction) on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets cost $5, and it’s open to all ages.
The Nearly Deads with It Lives It Breathes and Charlatan will perform on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $5 in advance or $10 at the door. It’s open to all ages.
Jelly Roll and Haystak will perform on Monday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $20 in advance, $25 at the door and $100 for VIP. The show it open to all ages.
Charles King will perform on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 9:30 p.m. The show is free and for ages 21 and up.
Tantric, Indestructible Noise Command, and JACK + JILL will perform on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $15 in advance or $19 at the door.
The Bastard Suns will perform on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $5 in advance or $8 at the door.
For more information, visit http://www.mesatheater.com.
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