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Music • Art • Theater • Events

Steve’s Guitars: Justin Roth

CARBONDALE – Comparisons don’t tell the whole story, but if you love the music of Leo Kottke, then singer, songwriter and acoustic guitarist Justin Roth is right up your alley.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6

Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale

Tickets: Call for price

Info: 963-3304,

The Bayou: Country Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Kick off The Bayou’s new Country Fridays with dancing and fun, BJ the DJ, and live music with the band Already Gone.

10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6

The Bayou Cajun Restaurant and Bar, 919 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Cover: $5

Info: 945-1047, sherribayou@gmail. com

Carnahan’s: Fire in the Asylum

CARBONDALE – Live music at Carnahan’s with Fire in the Asylum.

10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6

Carnahan’s Tavern, 403 Main St., Carbondale

Info: 963-4498

Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC): Winter/ Spring After School Program

CARBONDALE – The enrollment deadline is Friday, Jan. 6, for Tamela Kenning’s musical theater program for children. Kenning, the director of TRTC’s kids’ programming, will guide students in developing and performing their own musical theater piece.

4:15-5:45 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 11 through March 23, the performance date.

Thunder River Theatre, 67 Promenade, Carbondale

Tuition: $195. Enrollment deadline is Friday, Jan. 6.

Info: 963-8200,,

Eagles Club: Heavy Metal for Fuzzy Animals

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Catch Ancient Wind, a Glenwood-based band “sure to make you pick up your favorite battle axe and start swinging for the gates of Valhalla” at this benefit for Colorado Animal Rescue (CARE).

7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7

Eagles Club, 312 Seventh St., Glenwood Springs

Tickets: $7 to benefit CARE

Info: 404-1519, ancientwind

Glenwood Springs Contra Dance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Come listen and dance to live music, with caller Chris Kermiet. He will teach square, contra and line dances, as well as the polka and waltzes. Beginners may arrive at 7:30 for a free walk-through lesson. Vigorous dancing ensues at 8 p.m.

7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7

Glenwood Springs Elementary School, 915 School St.

Tickets: $8 at the door

PAC3: Band of Heathens

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities brings the Band of Heathens from Austin back for their annual January dance party. Local favorites, The Mile Markers, open.

7-11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13

PAC3 at the Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale

Tickets: $30, on sale now

Info: 963-1680,

Irish Thunder

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Celtic band FEAST returns to Glenwood Springs to perform a variety show of live music, fiddling, Celtic dancing and song.

3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15

Glenwood Springs High School, 1521 Grand Ave.

Tickets: $19 in advance; $22 at the door.


Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Call for artists for 2012 exhibits

CARBONDALE – CCAH currently has a call for artists for the Valley View Art Show on Feb. 3 and the Re-imagined: Art and Fashion for a Sustainable Future on March 2.

Jan. 13 entry deadline: Fashion for a Sustainable Future deadline

Jan. 20 entry deadline: Valley View Art Show deadline

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

Info: 963-1680,,

Colorado Mountain College (CMC): Paul Fran-zik

SPRING VALLEY – Colorado Mountain College’s Calaway Honors Series presents Carbondale-based singer-songwriter Paul Fran-zik, founder of Feed Them with Music, a nonprofit with the goal of ending starvation with music. As all Calaway Series performances do, the Fran-zik concert will honor special supporters of Colorado Mountain College – in this case, the Jackson family.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20

New Space Theatre, CMC – Spring Valley, 3000 County Road 114, Glenwood Springs

Tickets: Call for price

Info: 947-8367,,

Wyly Community Art Center: Nicole Nagel-Gogolak

BASALT – An opening reception for the mixed media pieces of Nicole Nagel-Gogolak is free and open to the public at the Wyly, located in the former Basalt Library building.

5-7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14

Wyly Community Art Center, 99 Midland Spur, Basalt

Info: 927-4123,

Steve’s Guitars: Cassie Taylor

CARBONDALE – Colorado blues artist Cassie Taylor is the daughter of famed bluesman Otis Taylor, and toured with his band for seven years before creating a niche all her own.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14

Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale

Tickets: Call for price

Info: 963-3304,

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts (GSCA): Connecting the Dots

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – For 2012, the GSCA’s theme is “Connecting the Dots.” The center is offering high quality programs in art, music, pottery and dance for adults and children during this winter and spring’s current class schedule, helping participants “connect the dots” in their artistic goals.

Jan. 2 to April 21

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

Information: 945-2414,

Gallery 809: Local artists’ offerings

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Support the work of nearly 30 regional artists’ painting, glass work, reconditioned bags, jewelry, pottery, and lots more.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

809 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Information: 945-0809, http://www.gallery809.c om

The Artist’s Mercantile and Gallery: Local artists’ offerings

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The gallery’s mission is to support local artists and promote the arts within the community. Framing and artists’ supplies available too.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday

720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs

Information: 947-0947,

Midland Arts Company: Local artists’ offerings

RIFLE – This cooperative gift shop features the work of the six artist-owners: lamps, 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

New location: 110 E. Third St. in Rifle, next to Mary’s Wondrous Things

Information: 625-3068,

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