Music • Art • Theater • Events
SolTribe: “An Evening with Wolves”
CARBONDALE – SolTribe is a locally-based youth leadership program that is hosting “An Evening with Wolves.” Twelve student ambassadors from Carbondale schools are presenting live wolves during this fundraiser that will benefit Ross Montessori, Roaring Fork High School, Carbondale Community School, and the Waldorf School.
7-9 p.m. Friday, April 20
Thunder River Theatre, 67 Promenade, Carbondale
Tickets: $15 adults, $10 children
CRMS: “Noises Off”
CARBONDALE – Colorado Rocky Mountain School’s production of “Noises Off” is a funny, backstage farce that shows the trials of putting on a comedy.
7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21
CRMS Barn, 1493 County Road 106, Carbondale
Tickets: $10 adults, $5 children
Aspen Choral Society: Ray Adams’ world premiere “Mass”
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Aspen Choral Society’s (ASC) spring concert features “Mass,” a world premiere by ASC conductor and composer-in-residence Ray Vincent Adams.
The mass is a six-movement piece sung in Latin by the choir and soloists and backed up by the Aspen Choral Society Orchestra. Commissioned by Joan and Vergil Simon of Snowmass Village, the piece was written last summer for the choral society.
The four soloists are Eileen Leland and Marnie White, mezzo-sopranos; Katie Hone, mezzo-soprano; Adam Sattley, tenor; and Scott McCracken, bass. The program also includes “Credo” by Antonio Vivaldi. The piece features the 40-piece choir and the 13-piece Aspen Choral Society Orchestra. A second concert is being presented at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 533 E. Main St., Aspen.
7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20
First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs
Tickets: A donation is requested at the door
Info: 925-3685, http://www.facebook.com/ aspenchoralsociety
CMC: “The Rocky Horror Show”
SPRING VALLEY – Colorado Mountain College (CMC) sold out last weekend’s performances. This stage musical started the whole “Rocky Horror Picture Show” movie phenomenon. Written in 1973, this horror comedy was adapted for film in 1975 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 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
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.
Fifth annual 5Point Film 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 to 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, http://www.5pointfilm.org
Rifle Animal Shelter: Puttin’ on the Kits
RIFLE – Pianist Linda Jenks has coordinated with other Western Slope performers to present a fun-filled fundraising concert to benefit the Rifle Animal Shelter.
Performers include Rifle teacher and tenor Sandy Vaccaro, New Castle tenor/baritone Frank Breslin, Rifle music teachers Daryl and Noelle Gingrich, local music educators Keith and Rebekah Bushman, Anna Steck and Nathan Wubben, local singer Chris Sullivan, pianist Stephan Piker, and Rifle High graduate and Colorado Mesa University soon-to-be music degree graduate George Keeper.
7 p.m. Friday, April 27
Colorado Mountain College Western Garfield Campus, 501 Airport Road, Rifle
Tickets: $10 adults, $8 children under 12 and seniors
Steve’s Guitars: Blame Sally
CARBONDALE – San Francisco rock/folk group Blame Sally are called a “Bay area phenom” by the Santa Cruz Sentinel. Known for blending country, rock, folk, Celtic and classical into a unique blend.
8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5
19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale
Tickets: Call for price
Thunder River Theatre Company: Summer camp enrollment
CARBONDALE – Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) is now accepting enrollments for two summer sessions of children’s theater camp, July 16-27 and July 30-Aug. 10.
Info: 963-8200, http://www.thunderrivertheatrecompany.com
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, http://www.wylyarts.org
Artist’s Mercantile: Alice Gustafson, An Impressionist’s View opening
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Gustafson has a degree in zoology, a master’s in anthropology, and a background in graphics and art. Her colorful impressionism paintings tell stories of human activities, wildlife, still lifes and landscapes. Show runs through May 4.
720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs
Main Street Gallery: Regional artists
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – This gallery, with two locations in Glenwood Springs and Carbondale, represents some of the region’s finest artists including but not limited to Doug Arneson, Dean Bowlby, Stephen Datz, Berard Hofmann, Jane Lee, Linda Loeschen, Judy Milne, and Mary Noone. And, the gallery specializes in preservation-quality framing, with more than 2,000 mouldings from which to choose.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday
817 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs
399 Main St., Carbondale
945-4817 (Glenwood gallery), 963-3775 (Carbondale gallery), http://www.mainstreetgall.com
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 midnight Saturdays
Ramada Inn, 124 W. Sixth St., Glenwood Springs
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, email@example.com
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
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, http://www.midlandartscompany.com
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