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Symphony in the Valley: A Musical CollageGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The community orchestra for the area presents the first concerts of the 2012-13 season, featuring Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Harp in C with soloists Ruth Mollman on flute and Elise Helmke on harp. Also on the program are Dello Joio’s Scenes from The Louvre and Schubert’s Symphony No. 5 in B flat. Performances are in in Glenwood Springs and Rifle, both under the baton of Conductor Carlos Elas.7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, Rifle High School AuditoriumTickets at the door: adults $12, seniors $10, young people 3-18 $6, families $30 CCAH: Dia de los MuertosCARBONDALE – Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities is calling all artists to submit work by Friday, Oct. 19, for its annual Dia de los Muertos to be held Nov. 2. It’s a show of altars, original artwork, sculpture, and visual work. Works must be delivered by Oct. 29. Exhibit runs through November.Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com and 963-1680Frontier 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. 19-20, and 26-27Tickets: $15, advance purchase highly recommendedTickets and info: http://www.glenwoodhistory.com and 945-4448Colorado 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, email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org and 963-8681Steve’s Guitars: Hell Roaring String Band CARBONDALE – This popular acoustic string band has been playing together for about 14 years and during that time, they have become one of the most popular string bands in the valley. And, for good reason. They all have day jobs (mostly teachers) and long musical backgrounds that come together to create high-energy bluegrass and old-time music. 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1919 N. Fourth St., CarbondaleTickets: $10Info: 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. Sixth St.Info: 945-2500Steve’s Guitars: BenyaroCARBONDALE – This talented indie/acoustic roots/soul power duo brings a powerful performance for only two musicians. Their original music ranges from rock to blues, folk to country, soul to beat box house music. They cover the gamut of genres while playing a range of instruments including guitar, standup bass, harmonica, shakers, kick drum along with powerful, soulful vocals. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2019 N. Fourth St.Tickets: $15Info: http://www.benyaro.com and 963-3304
Steve’s Guitars: Abigail Washburn and Kai WelchCARBONDALE – Abigail brings a unique approach to her original music; you just don’t find many claw hammer banjo players who are fluent in Chinese and are married to Bela Fleck. Co-writer and singing partner Kai Welch, who plays keyboards and many other instruments, will accompany. 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2219 N. Fourth St.Tickets: $20Info: http://www.abigailwashburn.com and 963-3304Silt 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.comWyly Community Art Center: Adult ClassBASALT – Registration in progress for “Demystifying Encaustic: Collage & Paint” with K. Cesark for adults. Gather your drawings, photos, prints, and ideas and learn the ins and outs of encaustic painting and collage. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, and Sunday, Nov. 4. 99 Midland Spur, BasaltTuition: $170 + $30 studio feeInfo: http://www.wylyarts.org, 927-4123 or email@example.comPAC3: Grant FarmCARBONDALE – Live music makes for a frightfully fun Halloween event at PAC3. Grant Farm hails from the Front Range, having already established a movement based on their connection to roots music of all kinds, devotion to their fans and family, and their performances of Rocky Mountain rock and roll.Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27Tickets: $17/advance; $20/day of showTickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos GringosCarbondale 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 ages 5-6, Kinder Art Klub with Sacha Hart-Logan. Most classes are at the Third Street Center.Tuesday and Thursdays, Nov. 13, 15, 27, 29, Dec. 4, 6, 11, 13Tuition $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
Colorado 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. Through Nov. 28CMC ArtShare Gallery, 802 Grand Ave.Info: http://www.cmcartshare.com and 947-8367Gallery 809: Geoff WilderGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Local wood and metal sculptor Geoff Wilder is featured this month at Gallery 809. Wilder creates contemporary art out of reclaimed or scrap building materials from homes he has help build in the roaring fork valley. Through October809 Grand Ave.Info: 945-0809 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.Info: 947-0947Wyly Community Art Center: Bill GruenbergBASALT – Bill Gruenberg’s “Art is Easy” exhibit features contemporary sculptures and paintings by one of Aspen’s favorite artists. Through Nov. 21 Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday99 Midland Spur, BasaltInfo: http://www.wylyarts.org, 927-4123 or email@example.comStudio for Arts and Works (SAW): Artists and DecksCARBONDALE – A collaborative art show with artists creating original works out of used skateboard decks.Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday978 Euclid Ave.Info: firstname.lastname@example.orgSWAN/CCAH: ‘Vision to Voice: Contemporary Work from Women Artists in the Roaring Fork Valley’CARBONDALE – All-women show 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. Through October.R2 Gallery, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com or 963-1680Ramada 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. Sixth St.Info: email@example.com and 945-2500Carbondale 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. Tuesdays through Fridays 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. 5.9 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.Fee: 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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