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CCAH: Call for artists for Valley Art ShowCARBONDALE – Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH) currently has a call for artists for the Valley View Art Show on Feb. 3. Friday, Jan. 20, entry deadline CCAH, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., CarbondaleInfo: 963-1680, ccah@sopris.net, http://www.carbondalearts.comGSCA: Connecting the Dots artist receptionGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Join the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts (GSCA) as it “connects the dots” during its artist reception and annual meeting. Plans and dreams will be revealed, GSCA dancers will perform, artists will mingle and inspire, belly dancers will entertain, awards will be given, voice students will sing, ApetitCherie catering will nourish, wine and beverages will be served. Enjoy an evening in the arts. 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 Sixth St., Glenwood SpringsCost: Free and open to the publicInformation: 945-2414, http://www.glenwoodarts.orgCMC Calaway Honors Series: Paul Fran-zikSPRING VALLEY – Colorado Mountain College’s (CMC) Calaway Honors Series presents former Carbondale singer-songwriter Paul Fran-zik, founder of Feed Them with Music, a nonprofit in which 20 musicians including Fran-zik have the goal of ending global starvation with music. Fran-zik’s nonprofit helps fund hunger prevention programs, such as the Sopudep School Lunch Program in Haiti. Donations come from a percentage of concert ticket revenues, merchandise and videos, music downloads and live webcasts. Fran-zik said those who attend the Spring Valley concert, as well as another CMC-based concert in Edwards will help fund 2,000 meals both domestically and internationally. As all Calaway Series performances do, the Fran-zik concert will honor special supporters of CMC – in this case, Dr. Carter and Louise Jackson, and daughter Sandy Jackson. 6:30 p.m. free dessert reception; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20New Space Theatre, CMC – Spring Valley, 3000 County Road 114, Glenwood Springs Tickets: $20, $15 students up to age 17 and full-time CMC studentsInfo: 947-8367, abeauchamp@coloradomtn.edu, http://www.cmcartshare.comSteve’s Guitars: Ashleigh Flynn & The Quiet AmericanCARBONDALE – Portland-based Ashleigh Flynn just finished a tour with Todd Snider and is considered the Nora Jones of Americana. She’s bringing Colorado guitarist Greg Schochet, Quiet American banjo player Aaron Kiem, and KC Groves, who plays mandolin, guitar and bass – plus he sings up a storm. Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., CarbondaleTickets: $15Info: 963-3304, http://www.stevesguitars.netCMC Theatre: Auditions for “The Rocky Horror Show”SPRING VALLEY – Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Theatre is holding auditions for “The Rocky Horror Show,” Richard O’Brien’s wacky musical that gave birth to the cult film classic. The audition includes a cold read from the script, singing, and dancing. Performance dates are April 13-14, 19-21 and 26-29. noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 226-9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23New Space Theatre at CMC – Spring Valley, 3000 County Road 114, Glenwood SpringsInfo: Those auditioning must call first to make an appointment: 947-8177, svticketsales@coloradomtn.edu

CCAH: Green is the New Black Fashion ShowCARBONDALE – Register as a designer for the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH) Green is the New Black Fashion Show on March 9-10. Wednesday, Jan. 25, deadline to register as a designer. CCAH, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., CarbondaleInfo: 963-1680, ccah@sopris.net, http://www.carbondalearts.comRhythm of the Heart: African-inspired drumming workshopCARBONDALE – Appropriate for beginners and intermediates, this workshop led by Laurie Loeb includes group hand drumming, learning multi-part rhythmic patterns, developing rhythmic sensibilities and more.10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28Carbondale Community School, 1505 Satank Road, Carbondale Fee: Call for fee.Info: 963-2798CCAH: Nature photography for kids CARBONDALE – 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 through March 23Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., CarbondaleFee: $90Info: 963-1680, ccah@sopris.net, http://www.carbondalearts.com

Sounds of Praise! Community Choir: Singers wantedGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Sounds of Praise!, directed by Laura Porterfield, began rehearsals on Jan. 18 for its Easter cantata “Then Came the Morning” to be performed on April 6. Rehearsals are every Wednesday in Glenwood. Singers of all ages and abilities are welcome. 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays except Feb. 1; through April 4. First United Methodist Church, Ninth and Cooper, Glenwood SpringsInfo: 379-5441The Bayou Cajun Restaurant and Bar: Nightlife GLENWOOD SPRINGS – From Wednesday-Saturday, The Bayou features karaoke and dancing with DJs/VJs on Wednesdays; Salsa Nights on Thursdays with La Razza DJ Axel; and Country Fridays feature BJ the DJ for two-stepping to line dancing. Saturdays are Latino Nights.10 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday919 Grand Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: 945-1047, sherribayou@gmail.comGlenwood Springs Center for the Arts (GSCA): Connecting the DotsGLENWOOD 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 21Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 Sixth St., Glenwood SpringsInformation: 945-2414, http://www.glenwoodarts.orgCCAH: Drop-in figure drawing classCARBONDALE – 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. MondaysThird Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Suite 9, CarbondaleFee: Free, but there is a model’s feeInfo: 963-1680, ccah@sopris.net, http://www.carbondalearts.comGallery 809: Local artists’ offeringsGLENWOOD 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. Sunday809 Grand Ave., Glenwood SpringsInformation: 945-0809, http://www.gallery809.comThe Artist’s Mercantile and Gallery: Local artists’ offeringsGLENWOOD 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 Saturday720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood SpringsInformation: 947-0947, http://www.artistsmg.comWyly Community Art Center: Nicole Nagel-GogolakBASALT – An opening reception for the stitched aluminum mixed media pieces of Nicole Nagel-Gogolak is free and open to the public at the Wyly, located in the former Basalt Library building. Nagel-Gogolak is a local artist who has an MFA in fiber from Cranbook Academy of Art. With this work, she has found her way back from losing her husband in an avalanche four years ago. She aims to find sacred in the every day and in other’s castoffs and refuse. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24.Wyly Community Art Center, 99 Midland Spur, BasaltInfo: 927-4123, http://www.wylyarts.org


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