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Carbondale Chamber: First Fridays

CARBONDALE – First Fridays, Carbondale’s celebration of the arts, shopping, dining and music, focuses on recycling and the upcoming Earth Day on April 22. Visit recycling displays at Fourth and Main about the importance of recycling. Participating businesses include Harmony Scott on the east side of Main Street and her recycled silver alphabet charms, Skip Bell of The Pour House offering free horse-drawn carriage rides, and Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities opens “FIVE,” an art exhibit in collaboration with 5Point Film Festival at the Third Street Center.

6-8 p.m. Friday, April 6

Downtown Carbondale

Info: 963-1890,

Aspen Film: Shortsfest “Sneak Peak”

CARBONDALE – Shorts previews, festival information, ticket giveaways, plus food and drink in anticipation of Shortsfest’s one-day of programming in Carbondale on April 15. Aspen Shortsfest runs April 10-15 in Aspen.

5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, April 6

Carbondale Beerworks, 647 Main St., Carbondale

Info: 925-6882,

GSCA: Prom Expo and Fashion Show

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Shop all afternoon at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts with prom dress, shoe and jewelry vendors. There will also be a Glenwood Springs High School prom dress swap. Girls participating in both the expo and fashion show receive runway and modeling coaching, plus photos, and can attend hair styling, make-up, jewelry-making workshops. In the evening, participating girls walk the runway during the fashion show.

noon to 5 p.m. shopping and workshops; 7 p.m. fashion show Saturday, April 7

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 Sixth St., Glenwood Springs

Tickets: $20 participant admission includes shopping and workshops all afternoon and participation in the fashion show; $8 fashion show; free for parents

Info: 945-2414,

Steve’s Guitars: Devon Meyers

CARBONDALE – Devon has been writing thoughtful songs for years and he has a soulful voice that creates a cool mood. For this show, Devon will be joined by longtime friend Michael Meadows on percussion, Andrew Cranston on standup bass and Carl Miranda on harmonica.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7

19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale

Tickets: $10

Info: 963-3304, sguitars@sopris. net,

Gallery 809: Art opening with Judy Milne

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Judy Milne is a new artist at Gallery 809. Come see her work.

Friday, April 13

809 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-0809, http://www.gallery809. com

CMC: ‘The Rocky Horror Show’

SPRING VALLEY – Colorado Mountain College (CMC) brings you the stage musical that started the whole “Rocky Horror Picture Show” phenomenon. Written in 1973, this horror comedy was adapted for film in 1975 – with the addition of the word “Picture” to the title – and became a cult film that anyone who went to college after that has seen at least a few times. Unless you want to explain what a “transvestite” is, this show is not recommended for young children.

7:30 p.m. April 13-14, 20-21 and 26-28

11 p.m. late show April 21

2 p.m. matinee April 29

New Space Theatre, Colorado Mountain College – Spring Valley, 3000 County Road 114, Glenwood Springs

Tickets: $20 general admission, $15 students, seniors, CMC faculty and staff

Info: For ticket purchases, 947-8177, svticketsales@coloradomtn. edu,

CCAH: Yarn spinning class

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH) School of Textile Arts is holding a yarn spinning class for students age 15 and older. This class teaches students how to spin wool yarn on a spinning wheel. All phases of the production of yarn, from starting with raw fleece to the finished material will be covered. Each student will have the use of a spinning wheel and a plan how to use their yarn by the end of class.

9:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays, April 14, 21 and 28

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale

Fee: $75 for all three Saturdays

Info: 963-1680, ccah@sopris. net,

Aspen Film: Shortsfest

CARBONDALE – Shortsfest comes to Carbondale for one day only, presenting two 90-minute programs of nine and eight shorts each, respectively.

5 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15

Crystal Theatre, 427 Main St., Carbondale

Tickets: $15 general admission, $13 seniors (ID required), $10 students (ID required)

Info: 925-6882,

CCAH: “Beautiful Radiant Things …”

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH) presents this new musical play by Paonia playwright Marty Durlin, focusing on the life of Emma Goldman, an early 20th century anarchist who spoke in favor of birth control, union rights, free love and free speech, and Goldman’s friend, socialist Kate Richards O’Hare.

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale

Tickets: $12 advance, $15 at the door

Info: 963-1680, ccah@sopris. net,

Steve’s Guitars: Chimney Choir

CARBONDALE – This Colorado-based experimental folk Americana trio are multi-instrumentalists, writers and singers. Band members change instruments (sometimes within a song) and sing in three-part harmony, all while balancing field recordings and computer synths with traditional acoustic instrumentation. Percussionist Carl Sorensen plays a junkyard kit comprised of glass bottles, a PBR can, a bike wheel, nails and a trash can lid. Chimney Choir has been described as “folk meets world music sound, steeped in psychedelia.”

8:30 p.m. Friday, April 20

19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale

Tickets: Call for price.

Info: 963-3304, sguitars@sopris. net,

5Point Film Festival: fifth annual festival

CARBONDALE – The festival features a five-star roster of adventure films, live performances and special guests: National Geographic explorers Jon Turk and Erik Boomer, climbers Renan Ozturk and Jimmy Chin, alpinist Hayden Kennedy and skateboarding legend Tony Alva.

Thursday, April 26 to Sunday, April 29

Carbondale Recreation Center and other Carbondale locations

Tickets: $22 per event, $275 full festival pass

Info: 510-0702,

Main Street Gallery

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Representing some of the finest artists in the region, including Doug Arneson, Dean Bowlby, Stephen Datz, Berard, Jane Lee, Linda Loeschen and Mary Noone. Photographs, etchings, serigraphs and other prints also available.

817 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 970-945-4817

CCAH: Drop-in figure drawing class

CARBONDALE – Open to all ages and abilities, Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (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., Suite 9, Carbondale

Fee: Free, but there is a model’s fee

Info: 963-1680, ccah@sopris. net,

Artist’s Mercantile: “Cruisin’ with Mountain Goats” photography exhibit

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The high tundra works of Jeff Channell are featured at this exhibit of wildlife and landscape. Channell’s photographs are of seldom seen areas most people never visit, ranging from ridge-top views, to face-to-face shots of mountain goats.

Exhibit runs through Friday, April 6

720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 947-0947

Ramada Inn: Karaoke Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Ramada Inn hosts Andre “The Shy Guy” Shy for a night of music, drinks, and good times.

9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturdays

Ramada Inn, 124 W. Sixth St., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-2500

The Bayou Cajun Restaurant and Bar: Nightlife

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Bayou features karaoke and dancing with DJs/VJs on Wednesdays, Salsa Nights on Thursdays with La Razza DJ Axel, Country Fridays feature BJ the DJ for two-stepping to line dancing, and Saturdays are Latino Nights.

10 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays

919 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-1047,

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: vases, hand-painted furniture, jewelry, pottery, clothing and more.

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 Mary’s Wondrous Things

Info: 625-3068,

Wyly Community Art Center: The Long View

BASALT – New landscapes by Bayard Hollins are featured at the Wyly. Hollins studied painting at the New York Academy of Art, as well as in Italy, Spain and France. He is widely exhibited and collected on an international level. He has exhibited at countless venues in Colorado, Texas, California, and his work is in collections in Switzerland, England, and France.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, through April 27

99 Midland Spur, Basalt

Info: 927-4123,

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