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Carbondale: First FridayCARBONDALE – A celebration of all things Carbondale. Transportation will include special rickshaw rides and a horse-drawn carriage sponsored by the Pour House. The Photography Summer Camp for Kids taught by local photographers Summers Moore and Corie Spruill will host an opening to celebrate the passionate work of nine Carbondale kids. Majid Kahhak will paint a portrait of a celebrity golfer live on First Fridays at Kahhak Fine Art, 411 Main St.6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3Downtown CarbondaleInfo: http://www.andrea@carbondale.com and 963-1890Carbondale Clay Center: H.P. Bloomer IVCARBONDALE – A free opening reception for the exhibition of new pottery by resident artist H.P. Bloomer IV. On view until Aug. 28.6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3135 Main St., CarbondaleInfo: info@carbondaleclay.org and 963-2529Rainy Day Designs: Sunny DayCARBONDALE – A one night “pop-up” art opening featuring affordable fine art and craft by ceramic artist Anne Goldberg, fine art photographer Steve Lewis, woodworker and printmaker Frank Smith and jewelry designer Dawn Ogren.6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 316 North Fourth St., CarbondaleInfo: http://www.rainydaydesigns.org/ and 963-9748PAC3: Tim O’Brien and Casey DriessenCARBONDALE – Grammy Award-winning mandolin player and vocalist Tim O’Brien and Grammy-nominated fiddler Casey Driessen, a bold boundary and genre crosser who listens for inspiration from Tennessee to Tibet, play the PAC3 stage. Driessen regularly tours with Bela Fleck and The Flecktones. He is the current leader of the percussive bowing technique known as “The Chop.”Doors open 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3 520 S. Third St., CarbondaleTickets: advance $25, day of show $30Info and tickets: http://www.pac3carbondale.com or Dos Gringos in CarbondaleJayne Gottlieb Productions: HairsprayBASALT – A young people’s production of the Broadway musical “Hairspray,” appropriate for all ages. Talented young actors throughout the valley range in age from 6 to 14. 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, Basalt Middle School2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 , Basalt Middle School5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, outdoor performance at Lions ParkTickets: $15 adults; $12 for kids 12 and younger, available at Le Cercle Studio in Basalt or at the door.Info: 309-4948Steve’s Guitars: Finders and YoungbergCARBONDALE – Mike Finders has won the Merlefest Contest in bluegrass and gospel. He also sings and plays acoustic guitar and harmonica while joining forces with the Youngbergs, Erin and Aaron. Aaron plays pedal steel and banjo and sings along with his partner in love and music, Erin, who rips it up on doghouse bass. Rounding out this acoustic string band is Rich Zimmerman on mandolin.8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 319 N. Fourth St., Carbondale Tickets: $15Info: http://www.findersandyoungberg.com and 963-3304Black Nugget: Josh Phillips joins Rick Rock & The Roosters CARBONDALE – Rock, groove and blues for Carbondale’s First Friday of music at the Black Nugget (formerly Carnahan’s). 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3403 Main St., CarbondaleInfo: www. blacknuggetsaloon@gmail.com and 963-4498The Silver Bead: Open house and doTerra demoGLENWOOD SPRINGS – This free, informative class teaches on the use of therapeutic essential oils. Kids welcome with a beading class.11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4927 Grand Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: http://www.thesilverbeadcolorado.com and 945-5663Ramada Inn and Suites: Karaoke NightGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Ramada Inn hosts karaoke with Andre Shy. Join the Ramada for a night of music, drinks, and good times. No cover.9 p.m. to midnight Saturdays124 W. Sixth St., Glenwood SpringsInfo: 945-2500Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Summer ShowGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue presents a classic comedic vaudeville-style show with tap dance, a barbershop quartet, hilarious jokes, skits, gags and bits. Dinner is optional and available from several fine area restaurants, as is a full bar. 6:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. SundaysTickets: $22 adults, $16 kids, $20 seniors over 60; food and drink additionalInfo: 945-9699, http://www.gvrshow.comRifle Centennial Park Concert Series and Market: Foxfield FourRIFLE – Foxfield Four (formerly known as The David James Band) is a piano-driven four piece in the tradition of Ben Folds and Jerry Lee Lewis. After earning a degree in classical piano, David James and his brother Preston teamed up with two like-minded Denverites, Wes Barton and Justin Francoeur, to create 2010’s “Street Performer,” an album that has garnered local praise for its catchy melodies and jazz-inspired style.5-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4Centennial Park, 300 W. Fifth St., RifleInfo: http://www.rifleco.org/index.aspx?NID=384

PAC3: The Not-Its!CARBONDALE – Meet The Not-Its!, Seattle’s most rockin’ band making music for children. Their debut album, “We Are The Not-Its!” took the kiddie rock scene by storm. This band is on a mission to make kids dance, with up-tempo, power-pop hits families love.for time, contact venueMonday, Aug. 6 520 S. Third St., CarbondaleTickets: $10 advance, $12 day of showInfo and tickets: http://www.pac3carbondale.com or Dos Gringos in CarbondalePAC3: The BrewCARBONDALE – The Brew are an aptly named quartet from Amesbury, Mass., cooking up a musical melting pot on their brand-new, self-released album, “Back to the Woods.” It combines their roots in classic rock, adding ingredients of prog, jazz, reggae, world beat, indie, funk and orchestral pop, sometimes in the course of a single song.Doors open 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7520 S. Third St., CarbondaleTickets: $10 advance, $12 day of showInfo and tickets: http://www.pac3carbondale.com or Dos Gringos in CarbondaleWyly Art Center: Screen-Printing Art Camp: Chinese Calligraphy, Nature Designs, and MoreBASALT – Registration in progress for this workshop with Vidabeth Bensen for kids ages 8-14 (or ages 6-7 with a parent). Registration is required. Learn to screen-print on t-shirts and shopping bags. 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 6, through Friday, Aug. 1099 Midland Spur, BasaltFee: $100 + $25 for art suppliesInfo and to register: http://www.wylyarts.org, art@wylyarts.org and 927-4123Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain GLENWOOD SPRINGS – From classic rock ‘n roll to creative originals, Fifty/50 (formerly The Strays) features harmonies and instrumental energy by long-time valley residents David Stoltzfus, lead vocals and rhythm guitar; Beth Getzen Stoltzfus, lead vocals; Dale Loper, lead vocals and lead guitar; Jerry Larsen, drums; Brian Brown, vocals and bass; and Mike King, vocals and keyboard. Cans for the Tram ride begin at 4 p.m.6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 1151000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood SpringsInfo: http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com and 945-4228Wyly Art Center: Intermediate Resin Techniques with Mike OtteBASALT – Students will learn to apply resin to a variety of media such as oil, acrylic and charcoal.10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1899 Midland Spur, BasaltFee: $100 + $25 for art suppliesInfo and to register: http://www.wylyarts.org, art@wylyarts.org and 927-4123Slow Food Roaring Fork/Aspen: Ninth Annual Summer Harvest Social CARBONDALE – The benefit for Slow Food Roaring Fork with chef/owner Mark Fischer of Restaurant SIX89 features a lineup of Colorado’s best chefs each preparing a course highlighting and inspired by local ingredients. All-inclusive dinner includes wine pairings, taxes and gratuities. Cash bar/silent auction 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 27689 Main St., CarbondaleFee: $115 Slow Food Roaring Fork/Aspen members, $135 non-members. Advance reservations only.Tickets and info: http://www.slowfoodroaringfork.com or http://www.six89.com

Colorado Mountain College: ArtShare galleryGlenwood Springs – In its new location, the gallery features the work of Santa Fe-based abstract artist Michael Kessler.Through Sept. 6802 Grand Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: http://www.cmcartshare.comGlenwood Center for the Arts: Wild WomenGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The summer-centric wild color and form of Wild Women 2012 is back. Paintings and sculptures are on exhibit from some of the valley’s favorite wild women artists.9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, through Aug. 27601 E. 6th St., Glenwood SpringsInfo: http://www.glenwoodarts.org or 945-2414Wyly Art Center: Martha Drake: Observations, Foreign and DomesticBASALT – Exhibition of contemporary photography featuring images from the U.S. and Europe.Through Aug. 3099 Midland Spur downtown Basalt in the former Basalt Library building Fee: FreeInfo: http://www.wylyarts.org, art@wylyarts.org and 927-4123CCAH: Summer art classes for children and adultsCARBONDALE – Building community through art, the Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities (CCAH) offers a variety of fun and inspiring classes for children and adults this summer. Classes include Kids Piano Camp, Bilingual Shadow Puppets, Exploration of Relief Printing, and FELT: From Fiber to Functional Creation.CCAH Center for the Arts, 520 S. Third Street, Suite 9Info and registration: http://www.carbondalearts.com and 963-1680Main Street Gallery: Regional artistsGLENWOOD SPRINGS – This gallery, with locations in Glenwood Springs and Carbondale, represents Doug Arneson, Dean Bowlby, Stephen Datz, Berard Hofmann, Jane Lee, Linda Loeschen, and Mary Noone. The gallery also specializes in preservation-quality framing.10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday817 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs399 Main St., Carbondalewww.mainstreetgall.com, 945-4817 (Glenwood gallery), and 963-3775 (Carbondale gallery) and CCAH: 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: http://www.carbondalearts.com, ccah@sopris.net and 963-1680Midland Arts Company: Local artists’ offeringsRIFLE – 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. Saturday110 E. Third St., Rifle, next to Mary’s Wondrous ThingsInfo: http://www.midlandartscompany.com and 625-3068


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