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Colorado 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. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-272 p.m. matinee Sunday, Oct. 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 doorPAC3: Ha-Ha-Halloween Comedy NightCARBONDALE – Denver comics John Crist and Elliott Woolsey come to the PAC3 for a night of comedy. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26Tickets: $12Tickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos GringosSteve’s Guitars: Electric Lemon CARBONDALE – Get those dancing shoes ready for Electric Lemon, a favorite rock band from Carbondale playing covers of rock and blues, featuring groovy vocalist Marilyn Lindquist.8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2619 N. Fourth St., CarbondaleTickets: $10Info: 963-3304Rivers Restaurant: Free Live Music FridayGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Resort rock by Steve Skinner & The Pavers with special guest Big Daddy Lee. No cover.9 p.m. to midnight, Friday Oct. 262525 S. Grand Ave.Info: 928-8813PAC3: 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 and performances of Rocky Mountain rock and roll.Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27520 S. Third St.Tickets: $17/advance; $20/day of showTickets and info: http://www.grantfarm.net, http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos
Colorado Mountain College: Common Reader ProgramGLENWOOD SPRINGS AND RIFLE – Colorado Mountain College features documentaries and author talks and book signings.7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, showing of documentary “Way Down in the Hole,” with filmmaker Alex Johnston, Clough Auditorium, Rifle Campus7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, “Way Down in the Hole,” Student Services Building, Reker Room, Glenwood Springs-Spring Valley7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, author’s talk and book signing, “Ludlow” author David Mason, Clough Auditorium, Rifle Campus7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, David Mason, Glenwood Springs-Spring ValleyInfo: http://www.coloradomtn.edu/commonreaderSteve’s Guitars: Betse EllisCARBONDALE – Renowned fiddler Betse Ellis, founding member of Kansas City band The Wilders, performs old time and new time material, drawing from traditional American and Ozark fiddle tunes, old songs and spirituals, her own tunes and songs, and finally, a dose of what she calls her personal old-time music.8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 119 N. Fourth St.Tickets: $15Info: http://www.fiddlebetse.com, 963-3304CCAH and Thunder River: Dia de los Muertos FiestaCARBONDALE – TRTC’s annual dance performance and poetry reading with Ballet Folklorico from 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, will combine with the annual gallery exhibit at CCAH starting at Thunder River Theatre, 67 Promenade. A procession travels down Main and Third streets to the Third Street Center. Traditional food, music, authentic altars, original artwork, sculpture, and visual work.Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com and 963-1680tyle Downtown: A Runway Fashion ShowGLENWOOD SPRINGS – PEO Chapter FY is hosting an evening of food, wine and fashion. Food tastings from favorite restaurants will be paired with wine and a high-energy show featuring signature fashions from Glenwood’s downtown clothing stores. The show benefit’s PEO’s scholarship fund.6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2TreadZ, 812 Grand Ave.Tickets: $50, advance purchase recommended at TreadZ and a la CarteSoL Theatre Co.: A.C.T. OneCARBONDALE – SoL Theatre Company’s new youth program in the Roaring Fork Valley presents A.C.T. One, an improv troupe for teens ages 12-18 who will create, produce and perform an original stage production whose purpose is to entertain, educate and empower youth to make social change in the community.7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3Carbondale Middle SchoolTickets: At the door, cash or check only, students $10, adults $15Info: soltheatrecompany.comPAC3: Johnny O. BandCARBONDALE – CD release party for Carbondale favorite, the Johnny O. Band of Boulder.Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3520 S. Third St.Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 day of showTickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos GringosWyly 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 and fees: $200Info: http://www.wylyarts.org, 927-4123 or firstname.lastname@example.org’Messiah’ rehearsalsGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Aspen Choral Society announces the start of rehearsals for the 35th annual holiday “Messiah” concerts. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 11-12 in Glenwood Springs and Dec. 14-15 in Aspen. Glenwood Springs rehearsals are 6-8 p.m. on Mondays, beginning Nov. 5, at the First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave.Info: Ray Adams, 925-3685Carbondale 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: email@example.com and 963-2529Garfield County Libraries: Dana and Susan Robinson his acoustic duo from Asheville, N.C., blends old-time mountain music and contemporary songwriting featuring the guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and banjo. Their songwriting is oriented to the American landscape, and one of their instrumentals was featured by Ken Burns in his PBS documentary “Our National Parks, Americas Best Idea,” and will also be included on Burns’ 2012 release, “The Dust Bowl.” Free.7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, Glenwood Springs Branch Library 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, Rifle Branch Library7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, Silt Branch LibraryInfo: http://www.gcpld.org and 876-5500CCAH: 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″Choose Your Adventure”GLENWOOD SPRINGS – This feature-length ski film celebrates exotic locations, wild adventures, and the dedicated personalities writing their own stories on snow.7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15Glenwood Springs Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn RoadTickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the doorTickets and info: firstname.lastname@example.orgPAC3: Marcia BallCARBONDALE – Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist, vocalist and songwriter Marcia Ball comes to PAC3 in support of her Grammy-nominated Alligator Records CD, “Roadside Attractions.”Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16520 S. Third St.Tickets: $25 in advance; $30 day of showTickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos”Cirque d’Sopris” Fashion ShowCARBONDALE – Building community through art, the Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanity presents an evening of design, daring and dance at the 2nd Annual Green Is the New Black Youth Fashion Extravaganza. Recycled fashion created by youth, the SOL Theater youth Improv troupe, circus acts, and dance by Aspen Santa-Fe Ballet Folklorico. Volunteers are needed.3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17PAC3, 520 S. Third St.Tickets: $15 adults, $8 youthTickets and info: http://www.carbondalearts.com, CCAH at Third Street Center or 963-1680
Rivers: Open Mic NiteGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Open mic for artists of all types hosted by Dan Rosenthal. All talents welcome. $1 taco special.8-10 p.m., Wednesdays2525 S. Grand Ave.Info: 928-8813ArtShare Gallery: Ellen Zagoras GLENWOOD 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 947-8367
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