Music • Art • Theater • Events
THIS WEEKENDCMC Gallery: Elizabeth MorenoGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Born and raised in La Paz, Mxico, Moreno studied photography at Colorado Mountain College. Shortly after graduating, her photographs were selected for the Photo District News Photo Annual 2006. After graduation she worked in the fine art printing field and with the Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village. In 2008, she moved back to La Paz to work on personal documentary projects.9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday as part of Tour d’ ArtsColorado Mountain College Gallery, 831 Grand Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: 947-8367 or cmcartshare.comGallery 809: Betsy DunbarGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Betsy Dunbar of Basalt shows colorful oils and pastels, now on display through October. Opening reception with a Oktoberfest theme features live music by Krystof and Noemi Kosmowski, food and drink from the Glenwood Canyon Brewing Company.Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday as part of Tour d’ ArtsGallery 809, 809 Grand Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: Cynthia Thomas, 945-0809, or http://email@example.comHaunted Corn MazeNEW CASTLE – Two corn maze trails, live music and a witch’s caf hosted by Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 and Sunday, Oct. 306072 Peach Valley Road, New CastleTickets $13 at the gateInfo: 987-1966Frontier Historical Museum Ghost WalkGLENWOOD SPRINGS – In the dark, with a lantern to light your way, walk up a half-mile path to the historic Linwood Cemetery. Shopkeepers, prostitutes, gunslingers, housewives and children buried here come alive for the Ghost Walk to tell their tales.Tours at 7, 7:45, 8:30 and 9:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday(Tours also offered Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29 and 30)Linwood Cemetery, top of 12th Street in Glenwood SpringsTickets $15, advance reservations recommendedInfo: 945-4448Thunder River Theatre Co.: The House of Blue LeavesCARBONDALE – A black comedy set in New York City of the mid-19060s, it’s the story of a zookeeper who envisions himself writing musical scores and lyrics for movies in Hollywood, and his off-kilter home life with a mentally unhinged wife, a mistress who lives downstairs, and a son who is AWOL from the Vietnam War.7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday (closing weekend)Thunder River Theatre, 67 Promenade, CarbondaleTickets $20 adults, $10 studentsReservations: thunderrivertheatre.com or 963-8200Not appropriate for ages 13 and youngerPAC3: Anais MitchellCARBONDALE – Singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell of Vermont spins stories about forgotten old poets, jilted lovers and the three wise men, tackling the personal and political with equal aplomb.8 p.m. Friday; tickets $30PAC3 Theater, Third Street Center, CarbondaleInfo: pac3carbondale.com or 925-1663Steve’s Guitars: Blue MountainCARBONDALE – An alternative country and roots rock trio that has toured and played all over the country for 20 years. Cary Hudson plays guitar and vocals, with Laurie Stirratt on bass and harmony vocals and her twin brother, John on bass.8:30 p.m. Friday; tickets $20Steve’s Guitar’s, 19 N. Fourth St., CarbondaleInfo: 963-3304 or firstname.lastname@example.orgSteve’s Guitars: Alice Peacock and Danny MyrickCARBONDALE – This singer-songwriter duo from Nashville plays rootsy, rocking music that will remind listeners of Tom Petty, Linda Ronstadt and Sheryl Crow. Both are the children of ministers, which left them with a little skepticism of religious certainty but not without a strong spiritual base.8:30 p.m. Saturday; tickets $20Steve’s Guitar’s, 19 N. Fourth St., CarbondaleInfo: 963-3304 or email@example.comSWAN: Support Women Artists Now: An Afternoon of DanceCARBONDALE – Part of the month-long celebration of local women artists, the performance will include ballet, jazz, modern, African and interpretive dance with poetry. Appetizers by Mike Gilbert served after the performance.4 p.m. Sunday; freeThird Street Center, CarbondaleInfo: http://www.carbondalearts.com
Ceramic horse workshopCARBONDALE – Sculptor Cami Lien offers a two-day workshop through Carbondale Clay Center and the Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities. Using sculptural clay, students build their own ceramic horse sculpture about 12 inches high, working from drawings, photos and models. Beginners are welcome.9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, and Tuesday, Oct. 18Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St., CarbondaleFee: $120, includes 25 pounds of clayInfo and registration: http://www.carbondalearts.com or 963-1680CMC Theatre: Inherit the WindSPRING VALLEY – The 1950s era play, written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, considers the debate still relevant even today between creationism, evolution and what can be taught in the classroom as it replays the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial. Bertram Cates (Cody Hill) stands accused of teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution in a small-town Tennessee school, a violation of state law. Defending him is Henry Drummond (Gary Ketzenbarger) against the righteous prosecutor and champion of Biblical authority, Matthew Harrison Brady (Bob Moore) Cynical big-city reporter E.K. Hornbeck (John Goss) provides the outsider’s view. Directed by Wendy S. Moore.7 p.m. on Oct. 21-22 and 27-29; 2 p.m. matinees Oct. 23 and 30New Space Theatre, CMC Spring Valley, 3000 County Road 114Tickets $15 for adults, $10 for students, seniors, staff and facultyInfo and reservations: svticketsales@ coloradomtn.edu or 947-8177Roaring Fork Cultural Council: Ambassador Christopher HillCARBONDALE – Christopher Hill, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq from April 2009 until August 2010, offers his observations of Arab Spring, the revolutionary wave sweeping the Arab world. Hill served in Europe and Asia with the State Department and the National Security Council, and was U.S. ambassador to South Korea, Poland and Macedonia and special envoy to Kosovo. He also headed the Six-Party Talks on the North Korean nuclear issue.7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21Thunder River Theatre, 67 Promenade, CarbondaleTickets $15, advance purchase recommendedInfo: http://www.roaringforkculturalcouncil. com or 618-7338PAC3: Anders OsborneCARBONDALE – New Orleans’ Anders Osborne is an original and visionary roots rock guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. His Alligator Records debut, American Patchwork, is a moving collection of soul-baring rock, blues and ballads. Live, Osborne can ignite an audience with a passionate, dynamic live show8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27PAC3, 520 South Third St., CarbondaleTickets: $10 standing, $20 seatedInfo: 925-1663 or http://www.pac3carbondale.comRhythms of the Heart drumming workshopCARBONDALE – Refining basic djembe/ashiko technique, develop rhythmic sensibilities, and play multi-part rhythmic patterns in ensembles. Participants can try out African-style bass drums and cowbell, and create their own improvisational rhythms for community drum circles. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 29Carbondale Community School, 1505 Satank Road, CarbondaleInfo: Laurie Loeb, 963-2798 or firstname.lastname@example.orgCardiff Schoolhouse: Matt CampbellGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Songwriter, actor and producer Matt Campbell is engaged in the constant marrying of his ideals and his reality.7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29Cardiff Schoolhouse, 4018 Sky Ranch Drive, Glenwood SpringsTickets: $10PAC3: EufrquestraCARBONDALE – The Fort Collins band plays high-intensity global dance music with a twist for Halloween, “Zombie Apocalypse Dance Party.” The band will span its usual blend of eclectic dance genres many special tricks and treats.8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29PAC3 Theater, Third Street Center, CarbondaleTickets $12Info: pac3carbondale.com or 925-1663Rifle High School Drama Club: Robin HoodRIFLE – The Rifle High School Drama Club presents the play “Robin Hood” by Larry Blamire. Jake Murphy is Robin Hood, Hannah Bernat is Maid Marian, Elijah Bjurstrom is the Sheriff of Nottingham, and James Maes is Will Scarlett, all under the direction of theater instructor Patrick Bondy.7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, Friday, Nov. 11, and Saturday, Nov. 12; 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Nov. 13Rifle High School AuditoriumTickets: $10 adults, $5 students and seniors, at the doorInfo: 665-77562011 LUNA festRIFLE and CARBONDALE – A film festival featuring award-winning short films by, for, and about women. Proceeds benefit the Advocate Safehouse Project and the Breast Cancer Fund. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, Colorado Mountain College, West Garfield Campus in Rifle 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, Carbondale Middle School AuditoriumTickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door; student tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the doorInfo and advance purchases: Advocate Safehouse Project, 945-2632 x 104, or at the door.
CCAH R2 Gallery: United We Art: New Work from 42 Contemporary WomenCARBONDALE – Painting, photography, sculpture, metal art, glass, fiber art, ceramics and mixed media work by local women artists whose works are shown throughout the U.S., Europe and beyond. Gallery open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through Oct. 28Third Street Center, Suite 9, 520 S. Third St., CarbondaleInfo: http://www.carbondalearts.com or 963-1680Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts classesGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts offers classes for all ages and skill levels, including pottery hand building and wheel throwing, visual arts, fine art, mixed media art, voice, piano guitar, ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip-hop, break dancing, belly dancing, silversmithing and more.Drop in to a class or call to register.Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 East Sixth St., Glenwood SpringsInfo: 945-2414 or visit http://www.glenwoodarts.orgCCAH beginner and intermediate piano lessonsCARBONDALE – Take beginner or intermediate piano lessons now through Nov. 3 on Thursdays from the Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities at the Third Street Center.Lessons for adults are from 2:30-3:30 p.m.; beginners (ages 5 and up) are from 3:45- 4:30 p.m., and intermediate lessons are from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Cost is $110 for eight weeks.Third Street Center, 520 So. Third Street, Suite 9, CarbondaleInfo: Laurel Sheehan, 963-7411Gift shop artists neededGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is seeking artists with unique, handmade gifts to sell at the arts center.Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. Sixth St., Glenwood SpringsInfo: 945-2414
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