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CCAH: Nature photography for kids

CARBONDALE – With Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH), kids ages 9-11 can create a digital portfolio of their nature images. Class taught by Karen Lanier.

3:30-5 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 3-March 23

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

Fee: $90

Info: 963-1680,, http://www.carbondalearts. com

Carbondale Chamber: First Fridays

CARBONDALE – This celebration of the arts, shopping, dining, and music features a night of pre-Valentine’s Day fun. Merchant specials, food sampling, live music, horse drawn carriage rides, art exhibits, and live painting demonstrations with Majid Kahaak at Kahaak Fine Arts and Mary Noone at Main Street Gallery, and more.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3

Throughout Carbondale on Main Street, Third Street Center, and Highway 133

Info: 963-1680, First Fridays Carbondale on Facebook

CCAH: Valley Visual Art Show

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH) presents the 32nd annual Valley Visual Art Show. Work represents all media with original pieces that have not been shown in the past year in the Roaring Fork Valley.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, opening reception

Open for viewing 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday through Feb. 24

R2 Gallery, CCAH, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale

Info: 963-1680,,

Steve’s Guitars: Bristlecone Drive

CARBONDALE – This local string trio features Dave Notor on mandolin and vocals.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3

19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale

Tickets: $10

Info: 963-3304,,

Sunlight Mountain Resort: Ski Spree

SUNLIGHT – Ski Spree, Sunlight’s winter celebration, includes a broomball tournament, Need-4-Speed ski and snowboard race, Chili Cook-Off, Rail Jam rail competition, a torchlight parade, fireworks, and live music with The Missing Link band.

9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4

Sunlight Mountain Resort, 10901 County Road 117 (Four Mile Road), Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-7491,

Glenwood Springs Rec Dept.: Daddy-Daughter Dance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Dads, show your daughters how a gentleman treats a lady. The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department invites every father, grandfather or uncle to take their little girls out on a date. It’s a magical evening of dining and dancing that will create memories to last a lifetime. Fee includes corsages for the young ladies and a pasta buffet catered by Rob Fishman of Chomps Deli.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10

Glenwood Springs Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road, Glenwood Springs

Tickets: $35 members; $45 nonmembers; $10 for each additional daughter

Registration deadline: Friday, Feb. 3

Info: 384-6301,

CMC Theatre: ‘Dangerous Liaisons’

SPRING VALLEY – This exploration of social and moral decay in a society of decadent excess shows at the Colorado Mountain College (CMC) New Space Theatre.

7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11, and Thursday, Feb. 16, Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 18, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12 and Sunday, Feb. 19.

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

Tickets: $15 adults, $10 students, seniors, staff and faculty

Info: 947-8177,

Valley Cruisers Car Club: Carbondale All Stars

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Carbondale All Stars, featuring Geoffrey Morris, Dave Johnson and Lee Dudley, play good time rock and roll.

9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11

Vic’s Route 6 Grill House, West Glenwood

Info: 230-9284

CCAH: Sounds Like Shakespeare

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH), The Roaring Fork Chamber Players and Music Society, and the Hudson Reed Ensemble present “Sounds Like Shakespeare,” playing music, singing and acting in scenes from several Shakespeare plays. Sixteen performers include Cathy Markle, Jennica Lundin, Julia Foran, Kent Reed, Ed Foran, Franz Alderfer, Charlotte McClain, Ross Kribbs and other talented singers, musicians, and actors.

4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Tickets: Donations accepted at the door; seating is limited.

Info: 963-1680,

PAC3: Juno What?!

CARBONDALE – With former members from the Motet and Big Gigantic, this band produces what they call a “shameless dance party.”

7-11 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16

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

Tickets: $10 preshow, $15 at the door; tickets available through PAC3 website

Info: 925-1663,

GSCA: Scotch Tasting featuring the Favorite Malts of Scotland

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Attend Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts’ (GSCA) largest winter and spring fundraiser with Master of Whisky Rob Sickler.

7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18

601 Sixth St., Glenwood Springs

Tickets: $35 pre-sale, $40 members, $48 non-members at the door, advance reservations recommended

Info: 945-2414,

Thunder River Theatre Company: “The Cherry Orchard”

CARBONDALE – This Anton Chekov play features Jeff Carlson, Valerie Haugen, Richard Lyon, Alta Millard, Kait Mushet, Patrick Bondy, Gerald DeLisser, Kristin Carlson, Nyle Kenning, Owen O’Farrell, Courtney Thompson, Bob Willey and Tim Rafelson.

7:30 p.m. (with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees) Feb. 23 (preview) 24-25, March 2-4, 8-10.

Thunder River Theatre, 67 Promenade

Tickets: Range from $8-$20

Info: 963-8200,

Symphony in the Valley: Symphony Swing

RIFLE and GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Tickets are now on sale for this gala event that features the Symphony in the Valley Jazz Orchestra playing Big Band tunes with guest vocalists Jeannie Walla, Lorraine Curry, and Kelly Thompson.

7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 at the Grand River Hospital Ballroom in Rifle

6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs

Tickets: $35 for Rifle event; $75 for Glenwood Springs event; advance reservations only

Info: Reserve seats by visiting or call 989-9310.

CCAH: “Visual Journaling – Beyond the Basics” with Sheri Gaynor

CARBONDALE – For adults only, this workshop will use creative writing, paint, and collage to move beyond the written word, and take the idea of journaling to new places. No previous creative or artistic experience is required.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 26

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH), Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Suite 9, Carbondale

Fee: $75

Info: 963-1680,,

CCAH: Green is the New Black Fashion Show

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH) Green is the New Black Fashion Show.

8 p.m. Friday, March 9, and Saturday, March 10

Tickets: TBA

Info: 963-1680,,

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,

GSCA: Connecting the Dots

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – For 2012, the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts’ (GSCA) 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.

Now through April 21

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

Information: 945-2414,

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,,

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,

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,

Wyly Community Art Center: Nicole Nagel-Gogolak

BASALT – Stitched aluminum mixed media pieces by local artist Nicole Nagel-Gogolak.

Exhibit runs through Feb. 24.

Wyly Community Art Center, 99 Midland Spur, Basalt

Info: 927-4123,

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

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

Info: 625-3068,

CCAH: Ongoing exhibits, courses and workshops

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH) offers exhibits, and ongoing opportunities for courses, workshops and classes. Be sure to check online, and often.

Info: 963-1680,,

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