Music • Art • Theater • Events
Wyly Community Art Center: New Work: Colleen Clare-Irvin, Sunni McBride and Nicole Nagel-Gogolak
BASALT – Studio gallery exhibit opening reception. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24.
5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17
Wyly Community Art Center, 99 Midland Spur, Basalt
Info: 927-4123, http://www.wylyarts.org
CMC Theatre: “Dangerous Liaisons”
SPRING VALLEY – This exploration of social and moral decay in a society of decadent excess finishes its run this weekend at the Colorado Mountain College (CMC) New Space Theatre. Following Feb. 18’s performance is a discussion led by Bradley Tyndall discussing the wide disparity between the classes in pre-Revolutionary France and how closely it mirrors today’s world.
7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, and Saturday, Feb. 18, and at 2 p.m. on 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, email@example.com
Steve’s Guitars: Linda Chorney
CARBONDALE – Americana, folk rock and pop artist Linda Chorney has landed a Grammy nomination for her album “Emotional Jukebox.” She’s shared the stage with Paul Simon and Sheryl Crow; now she’ll play Steve’s. Local singer-songwriter-musician Mike Waters opens.
8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17
19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale
Steve’s Guitars: Amy Speace
CARBONDALE – In town to open for Judy Collins at Aspen’s Wheeler Opera House, Amy Speace will also play Steve’s.
8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22
19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale
Tickets: call for price
Thunder River Theatre Company: “The Cherry Orchard”
CARBONDALE – This is the final play of Anton Chekov, so stands as his final dramatic statement. The story, called a “tragicomic masterpiece” and “heartbreakingly funny,” focuses on aristocracy and the middle class at the beginning of 20th century Russia. It 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, http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com
Glenwood Springs High School: “Kismet”
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – This Tony Award-winning Arabian Nights musical is about a fast-talking beggar-poet and his charming daughter who unknowingly falls in love with the young ruler. Featuring seniors Chandler Melby, Kyle Snyder, Connor McRaith, Ian Edquist, Tyler Rambo, Rebecca Palmer and Drew Metzger, and directed by Kate McRaith.
7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, Saturday, Feb. 25, Friday, March 2, and Saturday, March 3
Jeannie Miller Auditorium, Glenwood Springs High School, 1521 Grand Ave.
Tickets: $12 adults, $8 students available at the door, or in advance from cast members.
Symphony in the Valley: Symphony Swing
RIFLE AND GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Tickets are now on sale for this gala dinner-dance 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 http://www.sitv.org
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
Aspen Music Festival and School: Maroon Bel Canto Children’s Chorus auditions
BASALT – The chorus offers children, third grade or higher, an opportunity to learn and make music with other students from all over the valley.
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, auditions
St. Peter’s of the Valley Episcopal Church, 200 Elk Run Drive, Basalt
Info: 925-3802, http://www.maroonbelcanto.com
Aspen Dance Connection: Bao Bao Festival of African Dance
CARBONDALE – Thirteen people from Ghana perform African dances, drum, tell stories and sing. Following the performance, the performers transform into a band and the audience is invited to dance. Wares and food from Zimbabwe and Ghana available for purchase before the performance.
7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29
Roaring Fork High School, 2270, Highway 133, Carbondale
Tickets: $15 adults, $5 students, free for children 5 and under; tickets on sale at Dos Gringos in Carbondale
Parachute Branch Library: Sweet Adelines concert
PARACHUTE – The Parachute Branch Library presents the Sweet Adelines, who sing a cappella barbershop music; sponsored by the Friends of the Parachute Library.
7 p.m. Thursday, March 1
244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute
Tickets: $3 on sale at the library
Info: 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org
PAC3: Kyle Hollingsworth Band
CARBONDALE – String Cheese Incident keyboardist and avid brewer Kyle Hollingsworth brings his band with his BrewSki Tour, combining live music with craft beer. With Euforquestra.
7 p.m. Thursday, March 8
PAC3 at Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale
$15 advance, $18 day of show
Info: 925-1663, http://www.pac3carbondale.com
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
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.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday through Feb. 24
R2 Gallery, CCAH, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale
Ramada Inn: Karaoke Night
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Saturdays rock at the Ramada Inn with Karaoke Night. DJ Andre Shy gets everyone singing and dancing.
9 p.m. to midnight Saturdays
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, http://www.glenwoodarts.org
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
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.com
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, http://www.artistsmg.com
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, http://www.midlandartscompany.com
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.
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