Music • Art • Theater • Events
Carbondale Chamber: Celtic Fest & OktoberfestCARBONDALE – Friday night’s events celebrate the Irish with authentic beers and wines, and Celtic dancing and music. Switch gears the next day with German food and spirits, root beer, contests, music and children’s activities.5-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 511 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6Downtown CarbondaleInfo: http://www.carbondale.com and 963-1890Aspen Film: Aspen Filmfest 2012CARBONDALE – Aspen Film hosts a six-day feast of film and fall color for movie lovers of all ages and inclinations in Aspen and Carbondale. 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, through 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, in CarbondaleCrystal Theatre, 427 Main St.Tickets: $15 adults, $10 students, at Blend Coffee Co., 1150 Highway 133, or (970) 510-5048Info: http://www.aspenfilm.org SWAN/CCAH: ‘Vision to Voice: Contemporary Work from Women Artists in the Roaring Fork Valley’CARBONDALE – Opening reception for “Vision to Voice: Contemporary Work from Women Artists in the Roaring Fork Valley,” curated by artists Alice Beauchamp and Dean Bowlby and organized by artists Sue Drinker, Wewer Keohane and Ro Mead, as part of the SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Gallery Exhibit 2012.6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5R2 Gallery, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com or 963-1680Carbondale Clay Center: Chandra DeBuse CARBONDALE – Opening reception for new pottery by Chandra DeBuse. Meet the Kansas City artist, and see her new work that is functional with playful, colorful and narrative aspects. On view to Oct. 26.6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, opening reception10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, regular gallery hours135 Main St., CarbondaleInfo: http://www.carbondaleclay.org and 963-2529Glenwood 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, with selections provided by several fine area restaurants, as is a full bar. 6:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 7The Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.Tickets: $22 adults, $16 kids, $20 seniors over 60; food and drink additionalInfo: 945-9699, http://www.gvrshow.comSWAN: Woman Songwriters In the RoundCARBONDALE – A free evening of song by local singer songwriters Meagan Goodwin, Shanti Gruber, Olivia Pevec and lots of friends.7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5Third Street Center Roundroom, 520 S. Third St.Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com or 963-1680Thunder River Theatre Co.: Ghost-WriterCARBONDALE – Thunder River Theatre Company opens its 2012-2013 season with Michael Hollinger’s play, “Ghost-Writer,” winner of the 2011 Barrymore Award. The play features TRTC’s Valerie Haugen as Myra and Lon Winston as Franklin, with guest Eileen Seeley as Mrs. Woolsey. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 6, and Oct. 11-13.2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7Info and tickets: http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com and 963-8200Steve’s Guitars: The Abrams Brothers with opening act Jackson Emmer CARBONDALE – This hot trio from Canada fuses bluegrass with country and folk rock into bluegrass rock for high-energy original string music. Local writer, vocalist and string player Jackson Emmer opens the show.8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 719 N. Fourth St., CarbondaleTickets: $15Info: http://www.theabramsbrothers.com and 963-3304Ramada Inn and Suites: Salsa NightGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Ramada Inn hosts Salsa Night with DJ Salson and dance instructors Ricardo and Tere Hernandez.9:30 p.m. to midnight, Fridays124 W. 6th St.Info: 945-2500SWAN: ‘Rhythm and Expression: An Evening of Dance’CARBONDALE – Coredination, A Movement Studio, presents an evening of dance, highlighting and celebrating women dancers and choreographers in motion with selected dances in jazz, contemporary and classical ballet, lyrical, blues, African and contemporary Armenian dance. 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6Third Street Center Roundroom, 520 S. Third St.Tickets: $10 adults, $5 (kids 8 and older), and free for under 8Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com or 963-1680Ramada 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. 6th St.Info: 945-2500
PAC3: Leon RedboneCARBONDALE – Though his iconic guise of white fedora, jacket and sunglasses, Leon Redbone has remained a genuinely gifted artist for decades. Over the course of his 30-year, 15-album career, the bard has continued his love affair with tunes from the turn-of-the-century (as in the second-to-last century), flapper-era radio ditties, Depression-spawned ragtime and World War II folk-jazz.Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10Tickets: $25 or $30 in advance, $30 or $35 day of showTickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.comGlenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Culinary Arts Wine and BrewfestGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Annual Center for the Arts fundraiser features culinary delights from 15 local restaurants, hundreds of wines, and a large selection of Colorado microbrews. Wine grab bags available where patrons pay $20 and receive a mystery bag – in the bags are $20, $30, $40 and $50 bottles of wine.4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12Ramada Inn & Suites, 124 W. 6th St.Tickets: $45 members; $50 nonmembersInfo: http://www.glenwoodarts.org and 945-2414PAC3: Bastard Suns with special guest bands Knockout and No BuenoCARBONDALE – Hailing from Atlanta, the Bastard Suns are quickly becoming the unofficial heralds and protectors of southern punk rock.Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12Tickets: $12 advance, $15 day of showTickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.comFrontier Historical Society and Museum: 13th annual Ghost WalkGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Hike the rocky trail by lamplight to Linwood Cemetery, where the ghosts of Glenwood’s past recount their days among the living. Doc Holliday and Kid Curry are two famous spirits that materialize near their grave markers.7, 7:45, 8:30 and 9:15 p.m., Friday and Saturdays, Oct. 12-13, 19-20, and 26-27Tickets: $15, advance purchase highly recommendedTickets and info: http://www.glenwoodhistory.com and 945-4448PAC3: The April Clark ShowCARBONDALE – The April Clark Show is a jam-packed hour of adult situation and stand-up comedy, skits, interviews and live music. In this live stage, comic and roving reporter April E. Clark sits down for an exclusive interview with recently crowned Mr. Carbondale, whips up cocktails with Bonedale burlesque stars, and hosts all-female house band The Starlettes and their special musical guests.Doors open at 8 p.m.; show at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13Tickets: $10; $25 Mi Casita prix fixe dinner special (includes ticket)Tickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos GringosPAC3: Steve Kimock and FriendsCARBONDALE – Jerry Garcia’s favorite guitarist meets Parliament/Funkadelic. Combining improvisational guitarist Steve Kimock, with Bernie Worrell, co-founding keyboardist of Parliament/Funkadelic (and a performer with Talking Heads), forming a world-class musical pairing. Add percussionist Wally Ingram and bassist Andy Hess to round out this legendary band of artists. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17Tickets: $25/advance, $30/day of showTickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos GringosPAC3: Caravan of ThievesCARBONDALE – Gypsy-rockers Caravan Of Thieves play roller-coaster folk rock tunes donning sideshow-sharp clothing and perfecting the sound that they themselves had carved out from experiences playing both in city streets and stages. The band’s new record, “Funhouse,” emerged as the bohemian-sounding dream child of its founding couple, Fuzz and Carrie, who imagined music as a result of wandering and nomadicism. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18Tickets: $12/advance; $15/day of showTickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos GringosCCAH: Dia de los MuertosCARBONDALE – Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities presents its annual Dia de los Muertos fiesta from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 2, First Friday, in the Round Room at the Third Street Center. Featuring a show of altars, original artwork, sculpture, and visual work, CCAH is calling all artists to submit work for this exhibit by Oct. 19. Works must be delivered to the gallery by Oct. 29. Exhibit runs the entire month of NovemberInfo: http://www.carbondalearts.com and 963-1680Colorado Mountain College Theatre: “November”SPRING VALLEY – David Mamet’s sardonic election-year spoof depicts a day in the life of a beleaguered president seeking reelection. Complete with a turkey pardoning, this scathing comedy examines how far a politician under pressure will go to win. Directed by CMC adjunct theater instructor Brad Moore, “November” features local theater talents Gary Ketzenbarger, Jamie Spry, Nikki Boxer, Bob Willey and Nathan Kafka.7 p.m. Oct. 19-20 and 25-272 p.m. matinees Oct. 21 and 28New Space Theatre, 3000 County Road 114, Glenwood SpringsTickets: $15/adults; $10/students, seniors, staff and facultyInfo and tickets: 947-8177, firstname.lastname@example.org and at the doorSWAN/Dance Initiative: ‘The Spectrum Dance Collection’CARBONDALE – Dance Initiative presents its fifth concert, “The Spectrum Dance Collection,” celebrating Supporting Women Artists Now (SWAN) month by highlighting the talented women choreographers and dancers in the valley.7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20 Thunder River Theatre, 67 Promenade, CarbondaleTickets: $15/adults and $5 under 18Info and reservations: email@example.com and 963-8681Silt Library: “What Can I Do?” SILT – Laurie Dameron’s multimedia environmental concert is an educational keynote presentation featuring John Fielder and Karl Snyder photography, video, information, and live music. With special guest speaker Marilyn Gleason.7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23Silt Public Library, 600 Home Ave.Info: http://www.LaurieDameron.com Hotel Colorado: John JorgensonGLENWOOD SPRINGS – John Jorgenson, known as the U.S. Ambassador of Gypsy Jazz, has earned a reputation as a world-class musician and guitarist and has collaborated with the likes of Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt and Bob Dylan.7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine, Glenwood SpringsTickets: TBAInfo: http://www.johnjorgenson.comCarbondale Clay Center: Kids fall class enrollmentCARBONDALE – Enrollment is now open for fall classes for kids with instructor Staci DeBolt at the Carbondale Clay Center, “The Art of Giving,” 4-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays Nov. 6 to Dec. 11. Tuition: $125.Info and registration: firstname.lastname@example.org and 963-2529CCAH: Fall art classesCARBONDALE – Building community through art, the Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities announces its fall line-up of classes and workshops for kids. Most classes are in the CCAH Center for the Arts at the Third Street Center. Kinder Art Klub with Sacha Hart-Logan, Tuesday and Thursdays, Nov. 13, 15, 27, 29, Dec. 4, 6, 11, and 13, ages 5-6. Tuition $75, scholarships available, register by Nov. 6.Information or to register: http://www.carbondalearts.com or 963-1680.Aspen Film: 22nd Annual Aspen Shortsfest ASPEN – The 22nd Annual Aspen Shortsfest is now accepting submissions of live-action, documentary and animated short film and video for the festival’s International Competition taking place April 9-14, 2013. The Aspen Shortsfest 2013 regular deadline is Dec. 7.Info: http://www.aspenfilm.org
Artist’s Mercantile & Gallery: Steve ChinnGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Steve Chinn will tell you photography is something that runs through his veins. It’s a fair statement, as this Colorado native has been around photography all his life, and his father was a portrait photographer for decades. 720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: 947-0947SAW: Artists and DecksCARBONDALE – A collaborative art show with artists creating original works out of used skateboard decks, with half the proceeds going to Alpine Initiatives.Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-FridayStudio for Arts and Works, SAW, 978 Euclid Ave., CarbondaleInfo: email@example.comRamada Inn and Suites: Monday Night Jazz Jam SessionsGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Ramada Inn features jazz musician Pablo Gorra for Monday Night Jazz Jam Sessions at the Ramada Inn.7-9 p.m. Mondays124 W. 6th St., Glenwood SpringsInfo: firstname.lastname@example.org and 945-2500Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Gallery: Ellen Zagoras paintingsGLENWOOD SPRINGS – From her Silt Mesa studio overlooking the Colorado River valley, Ellen Zagoras finds inspiration that she then translates onto paper. Her richly fluid paintings evoke long-lost memories, wonderings and ancient musings. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12.Through Nov. 28CMC ArtShare Gallery, 802 Grand Ave.No admission Info: http://www.cmcartshare.com and 947-8367 Carbondale Clay Center: Chandra DeBuse CARBONDALE – New pottery by Chandra DeBuse described as functional with playful, colorful, and narrative aspects.10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday – Friday through Oct. 26135 Main St.No admission Info: http://www.carbondaleclay.org and 963-2529Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Tired Olde Soles art showGLENWOOD SPRINGS – An artistic journey representing adventurers, travelers, dreamers and believers. Through Nov. 59 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays601 Sixth St., Glenwood SpringsInfo: glenwoodarts.org and 945-2414Main Street Gallery: Regional artistsGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Works by 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., CarbondaleInfo: http://www.mainstreetgall.com, 945-4817 and 963-3775 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., CarbondaleFee: Model’s feeInfo: http://www.carbondalearts.com, email@example.com 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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