Music • Art • Theater • Events
CCAH and Thunder River: Dia de los Muertos FiestaCARBONDALE – TRTC’s annual dance performance and poetry reading with Ballet Folklorico will combine with the annual gallery exhibit at CCAH starting at Thunder River Theatre. A procession then travels down Main and Third streets to the Third Street Center, bringing the celebration to the Round Room and the R2 Gallery in the CCAH Center for the Arts. Features traditional food, music, authentic altars, original artwork, sculpture, and visual work.5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2Thunder River Theatre, 67 Promenade, and CCAH R2 Gallery, 520 S. Third St.Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com and 963-1680Carbondale Clay: Holiday Tableware and Small Works CARBONDALE – Invitational exhibition and sale which will open with a reception on November’s First Friday event. Get your holiday shopping done early with more than 30 local and national artists presenting functional pottery and small ceramic sculptures and wall pieces on view and for sale. 6-8 p.m. Friday Nov. 2Info: Info@carbondaleclay.org and 963-2529 Style Downtown: A Runway Fashion ShowGLENWOOD SPRINGS – PEO Chapter FY hosts 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 CarteSteve’s Guitars: FruitionCARBONDALE – This multi-talented acoustic string band brings raw energy in its live performances that feature sweet folk/Americana original songs. Their tunes range from whiskey rock to shoe stomp and feature beautiful vocals and harmonies.8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 219 N. Fourth St., CarbondaleTickets: $15Info: 963-3304Rivers: Free Live Music FridayGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Leonard Curry Trio, featuring acoustic bluegrass and rock.9 p.m. to midnight, Friday Nov. 22525 S. Grand Ave.Info: 928-8813Ramada Inn: 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: 945-2500Salsa ‘N Swing for the SchoolsCARBONDALE – The parent committees at Carbondale schools host a benefit event uniting Anglo and Latino residents for a night of music, dancing, food and fun. Event for adults only.6-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3The Orchard, 110 Snowmass DriveTickets: $25 include taco bar, dessert; available at the door, at Carbondale schools, and at Bonfire Coffee and Tortilleria La RocaPAC3: 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 Gringos
CMC: Common Reader GLENWOOD SPRINGS AND RIFLE – Colorado Mountain College features documentaries and author talks and book signings.7 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/commonreaderAspen Choral Society: “Messiah” Rehearsals GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Aspen Choral Society announces the start of rehearsals for the 35th annual holiday “Messiah” concerts. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11-12 in Glenwood Springs and Dec. 14-15 in Aspen. Glenwood Springs rehearsals are 6-8 p.m. Mondays, beginning Nov. 5.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: firstname.lastname@example.org and 963-2529Garfield County Libraries: Dana and Susan Robinson GARFIELD COUNTY – This acoustic duo from Asheville, N.C., blends old-time mountain music and contemporary songwriting featuring the guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and banjo. One of their instrumentals was featured by Ken Burns in his PBS documentary “Our National Parks, Americas Best Idea,” and will be on Burns’ 2012 release, “The Dust Bowl.” Free.7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, Glenwood Springs Library 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, Rifle Library7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, Silt LibraryInfo: http://www.gcpld.org and 876-5500Carbondale Beer Works: MarbinCARBONDALE – Marbin is the epitome of what jazz is capable of, blending rock, jazz and blues with a hint of bittersweet, melodic Eastern European folk that draws on guitarist Dani Rabin and saxophonist Danny Markovitch’s Israeli origins. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7647 Main St.Info: http://www.carbondalebeerworks.comDefiance Community Players: ‘Urinetown The Musical’GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Tony Award-winning musical about city government, greed and corruption over “water” all set to funny music, big dance numbers, and parodies other Broadway shows.7 p.m. Friday and Saturdays, Nov. 9-10,16-172 p.m. matinee Sundays, Nov. 11 and 18Glenwood Springs High School, Jeannie Miller TheatreTickets: $15/adults; $12/students & seniors, $12 matineesPurchase at Mountain Valley Textiles and Gifts, Glenwood Chamber Office, Alpine Bank, Sopris Lighting and http://email@example.comInfo: 366-9397PAC3: Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead RevueCARBONDALE – Dead cover super band featuring Rob Eaton from Dark Star Orchestra, Jake Wolf from Shakedown Street, Ted Tilton from Dead Phish Orchestra, Jim Allard of the Coral Creek Band, and Dave Kochmann from American Beauty.Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9520 S. Third St.Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 day of showTickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos GringosPAC3: Bobby MasonCARBONDALE – Bobby Mason’s career began in Southern California with the surf sounds of The Illusions in the ’60s, to Black Pearl, Starwood, and the official voice of Jeep, into his current music ranging from rock and blues to New Age.Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10520 S. Third St.Tickets: $15Tickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos GringosCCAH: 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 963-1680Powderwhore Productions: “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 GringosCCAH: “Cirque d’Sopris” Youth Fashion ShowCARBONDALE – Building community through art, the Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanity presents an evening of design, daring and dance at the second 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 963-1680Aspen 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.orgWyly Community Art Center: Printmaking: Stencil SilkscreenBASALT – Registration in progress for “Printmaking: Stencil Silkscreen” with Jennifer Ghormley for high schoolers and adults (all skill levels). Registration is required. Silkscreen is one of the most versatile, low-tech, and easy printing methods available. Learn the process from a master.9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1799 Midland Spur Tuition and fee: $105Info: http://www.wylyarts.org, 927-4123 and email@example.comWyly Community Art Center: Holiday Art Club with Nicole Nagel-GogolakBASALT – Registration is in progress for this holiday workshop geared to ages 6-11. Focusing on learning basic drawing, painting and sculpture, kids will learn concepts of space, line, proportion, and scale.Registration is required.3:30-5:30 p.m. (open studio 3:30-4 p.m.) Wednesdays, Dec. 5, 12 and 19Tuition: $60 + $15 studio fee, members receive 10% offInfo: http://www.wylyarts.org, 927-4123 and firstname.lastname@example.orgONGOINGRamada Inn and Suites: Monday Night Jazz Jam SessionsGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Ramada Inn features jazz musician Pablo Gorra for Monday Night Jazz Jam Sessions.7-9 p.m. Mondays124 W. 6th St.Info: email@example.com and 945-2500Rivers Restaurant: 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.Tickets: No coverInfo: 928-8813Colorado 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.809 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 Gruenberg: BASALT – 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 – Friday99 Midland Spur, BasaltInfo: http://www.wylyarts.org, 927-4123 or firstname.lastname@example.orgCarbondale Clay Center: Holiday Festive Tableware and Small Works CARBONDALE – More than 30 local and national artists’ functional pottery and small ceramic sculptures and wall pieces on view and for sale. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday Nov. 2.No admission10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday – Friday through Dec. 23135 Main St.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, 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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Roaring Fork Schools volunteers who have already completed a comparable background check through an approved entity would be good to go.