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Gallery 809: Rande Price BrewerGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Rande Price Brewer is the featured artist for the month of August at Gallery 809. Music will be provided by “El Kabong” at the patio entrance to the gallery. Refreshments will be served. 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 artist reception809 Grand Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: 945-0809Artist’s Mercantile & Gallery: Jennifer QuacoGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Jennifer Quaco is the featured artist for August. 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 artist reception720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: 947-0947Ramada Inn and Suites: Open House CelebrationGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Preview the Ramada Inn’s newly refurbished banquet and event space. Complimentary cocktails, cold beer from Orrison Distributing, and hors d’oeuvres will be served for a night of live music with Sutori Vid Weather Wax.6-8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10Ramada Inn and Suites, 124 W. 6th St.Info: 945-2500PAC3: The Two & Half Men ComedyCARBONDALE – Join Denver comics Jesse Carter, Nathan Lund, and Sam Tallent for a night of stand-up at the PAC3. Carter recently performed at The Comedy Store in Hollywood, The Great American Comedy Festival and is a regular at comedy clubs in the Denver area. Jesse Carter’s act will take the voice that is constantly whispering and annoyed with the oxymorons in life and introduce it to your sense of humor.Doors open 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10520 S. Third St., CarbondaleTickets: $10 advance, $15 day of showInfo and tickets: http://www.pac3carbondale.com or Dos Gringos in CarbondaleSteve’s Guitars: The StraybirdsCARBONDALE – This talented acoustic trio grew up around Lancaster, Penn., and has a great reverence for traditional folk while creating their own original sound. Maya di Vitry has a gorgeous, luxurious voice and has written some award winning songs. She attended the Berklee College of Music before joining forces with Oliver Craven, who was also raised on music within a few miles of farmland from her.8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1019 N. Fourth St., Carbondale Tickets: $15Info: http://www.thestraybirds.com and 963-3304Black Nugget: Jason & The Punknecks with Thief RiverCARBONDALE – Nashville’s Jason & The Punknecks bring get-down, honkytonk, punkabilly, country fun to Carbondale. The band has been described as “the most dangerous band in bluegrass /country music ever.” Joined by Denver’s own Thief River. No cover.9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10403 Main St., CarbondaleInfo: www. email@example.com and 963-4498Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Summer ShowGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue is now presenting its eighth production since opening in 2009. The classic comedic vaudeville-style show runs through Oct. 7. Get ready for a new tap dance number, a barbershop quartet, and other 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.comMusic on the Mountain: Fifty/50GLENWOOD 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., music starts at 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 11Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road Info: http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com and 945-4228Steve’s Guitars: The Laurie Morvan BandCARBONDALE – Here comes a red hot blues rock musician who can channel the energy and spirit of Stevie Ray Vaughn while remaining her own blues force. Laurie “singes the strings” says Guitar Player magazine. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1119 N. Fourth St., Carbondale Tickets: $15Info: http://www.lauriemorvan.com and 963-3304Ramada 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, SaturdaysRamada Inn and Suites, 124 W. 6th St.Info: 945-2500Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series and Market: Sean StrodeRIFLE – Sean Strode is a guitarist and educator, born and raised in the Midwest. Since completing studies at Berklee College of Music and Northwestern University, Sean has performed hundreds of gigs throughout the U.S. in jazz, blues, rock and classical styles.5-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12Centennial Park, 300 W. Fifth St., RifleInfo: http://www.rifleco.org/index.aspx?NID=384
PAC3: Donna the BuffaloCARBONDALE – Donna the Buffalo’s feel-good, groove-oriented, danceable and often socially conscious music all began more than 20 years ago. Its roots are in old time fiddle music that evolved into a soulful electric Americana mix infused with elements of Cajun, zydeco, rock, folk, reggae and country.Doors open 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 15 520 S. Third St., CarbondaleTickets: $20 advance, $25 day of showInfo and tickets: http://www.pac3carbondale.com or Dos Gringos in CarbondaleSteve’s Guitars: Eric TaylorCARBONDALE – Here comes a red hot blues rock musician who can channel the energy and spirit of Stevie Ray Vaughn. Eric Taylor is a sage musician, a lyrical genius and a master of the guitar. For those unfamiliar with Taylor by name, they’ve probably heard his songs performed by people such as Nanci Griffith and Lyle Lovett.8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1519 N. Fourth St., Carbondale Tickets: $15Info: http://www.bluerubymusic.com and 963-3304Steve’s Guitars: The Shannon McNally BandCARBONDALE – At Shannon McNally’s musical core is mystery. Part of that mystery is conceptual as her writing reflects a hybrid spiritual center that taps into Native American beliefs with a hippie component and feet in the urban and rural worlds.8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1619 N. Fourth St., Carbondale Tickets: $15Info: http://www.shannonmcnally.com and 963-3304Wyly Art Center: Blue Jeans BashBASALT – Fundraising event honoring Deb Jones as Wyly Art Educator Award Recipient. Auction items by Bayard Hollins, Dick Carter, Jody Guralnick and K. and Marc Cesark.5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1699 Midland Spur, BasaltInfo: http://www.wylyarts.org, firstname.lastname@example.org and 927-4123Party at the Pavilion FinaleSILT – Silt’s second year of offering live music at the Stoney Ridge Pavilion comes to a close with a three-day bash catering to all tastes.• Manuel Molina and his International Orchestra, featuring a tribute to Celia Cruz/Carnaval and the Molina Dancers, feature salsa, cumbia and bachata music. Dance lessons at intermission. $10.6-9 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 17• Already Gone, performing for the Burning Mountains Fire Protection District Pig Roast. $6 advance, $7 day of picnic adult meal, $5/seniors and children.4-7 p.m., music at 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18• Little Texas, with opening act Adam Ashley and Roundabout, $15.All shows: Stoney Ridge Pavilion, 648 N. 7th St., SiltTickets and info: http://www.townofsilt.org and Silt Town HallMusic on the Mountain: Us and ThemGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Us and Them is a Pink Floyd tribute band formed in 2009 with a six-member lineup of Roaring Fork Valley residents. Tonice and Jim, guitar and keyboard, are the founding members and have been performing in the area for more than 20 years. The performance typically includes the entire “Dark Side of the Moon” album and other Pink Floyd hits.Cans for the Tram ride begin at 4 p.m., music starts at 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road Info: http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com and 945-4228KDNK: Blues, Brew & BBQ FestivalCARBONDALE – Live blues music by Swamp Cabbage, cold beer, and smoking-hot BBQ from Smoke in Basalt.Starts at 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18Main Street downtown CarbondaleInfo: http://www.kdnk.org and 963-2976Wyly Art Center: Intermediate Resin Techniques with Mike OtteBASALT – Registration is in progress for this adult, all skill-level workshop. Registration is required. Students will learn all the ins and outs of applying resin to their work to a variety of media such as oil, acrylic and charcoal.10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1899 Midland Spur downtown Basalt in the former Basalt Library building Fee: $100 + $25 for art supplies, members receive 10% offInfo and to register: http://www.wylyarts.org, email@example.com and 927-4123Slow Food Roaring Fork/Aspen: Ninth Annual Summer Harvest Social CARBONDALE – The evening, a 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. Reservations by ticket sales only.Tickets and info: http://www.slowfoodroaringfork.com or http://www.six89.com
Artist’s Mercantile & Gallery: painter Jennifer QuacoGLENWOOD SPRINGS – For this Glenwood Springs artist, while the painting surface may be stone, canvas or paper, inspiration for compositions in never far, As she observed, “We are blessed to live in such a beautiful area where nature abounds.” Quaco and her husband have lived in the Glenwood Springs now for 30 years. Her specialty is pastels and watercolors.Through August720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: 947-0947Carbondale Clay Center: H.P. Bloomer IVCARBONDALE – New pottery by resident artist H.P. Bloomer IV, through Aug. 28.135 Main St., CarbondaleInfo: firstname.lastname@example.org and 963-2529Colorado Mountain College: ArtShare galleryGlenwood Springs – Santa Fe-based abstract artist Michael Kessler through Sept. 6.802 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. 27 601 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. 30.99 Midland Spur, BasaltInfo: http://www.wylyarts.org, email@example.com 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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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