Masterpieces, free movies and music in the mountains |

Masterpieces, free movies and music in the mountains

Special to the Post IndependentPapa Mali will play roots, soul, swamp and slide guitar-driven juke-joint funk at 6 p.m. Saturday at Fanny Hill in Snowmass.

From a free showing of Pretty in Pink to Papa Mali bringing the funk, Snowmass Village will offer a variety of entertainment for movie, music, and arts and crafts fans.The Mountain Masterpieces Arts & Crafts Fair runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday at the Snowmass Village Mall, offering more than 40 arts and crafts vendors selling artwork ranging from high-end jewelry and paintings to pottery, rustic wood furniture, photography and gourmet foods. From noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Mountain Masterpieces welcomes families to the Kids Krafts Center on the mall for cookie decorating, jewelry-making, face painting, juggling, and more.At 6 p.m. Friday, Snowmass welcomes back Marcia Ball, a favorite from the Free Music Series last summer who combines powerful singing with deft keyboard chops. Her accolades include Handy Blues Awards for contemporary female vocalist and blues album of the year. Full-tilt or subtle as the moment demands, Ball is at home playing roadhouse rock, jump-blues, second line syncopation, R&B, deep soul, and ballads. The Psychedelic Furs, who were scheduled to perform, canceled their North American tour; but at dusk, moviegoers can make up for it with a showing of Pretty in Pink on Fanny Hill.At 6 p.m. Saturday, Papa Mali starts the evening by covering roots, soul, swamp and slide guitar-driven juke-joint funk. At 7:30 p.m., the Derek Trucks Band closes out the music with a slow blend of jazz, rock, blues, Latin, Eastern Indian and other world music. Movies at dusk are Rock Star at the Blue Door and Fantasia on Fanny Hill.Movies, music and entry to the Mountain Masterpieces Arts & Crafts Fair are free. For information, call (800) SNOWMASS.

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