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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, svticketsales@colorado-mtn.edu

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

Tickets: $20

Info: 963-3304, sguitars@sopris.net, http://www.stevesguitars.net

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

Info: 963-3304, sguitars@sopris.net, http://www.stevesguitars.net

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.

Info: 384-5562

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

Fee: $75

Info: 963-1680, ccah@sopris.net, http://www.carbondalearts.com

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

Info: 927-0641

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

Tickets: TBA

Info: 963-1680, ccah@sopris.net, http://www.carbondalearts.com

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

Info: 963-1680, ccah@sopris.net, http://www.carbondalearts.com

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

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, sherribayou@gmail.com

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

Info: 963-1680, ccah@sopris.net, http://www.carbondalearts.com

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.

Info: 963-1680, ccah@sopris.net, http://www.carbondalearts.com


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