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The Bayou: Texas FloodGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Celebrate 27 years of the Bayou with Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute band Texas Flood. No cover.5 p.m. to midnight Friday, Nov. 9919 Grand Ave.Info: 945-1047Crystal Glass Studio and White Dog GalleryCARBONDALE – Join artisans Mary and John Matchael and Alan Weaver for a grand opening party for White Dog Gallery and the 40th anniversary of Crystal Glass Studio. The event features award-winning artists from around the country. Dreamweaver Designs will be the featured artist.3-8 p.m. Friday Nov. 950 Weant Blvd.Information: http://www.thewhitedoggallery. com and http://www.themusicmatters.net.Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association: Fred Carpenter and Tim MayGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Fiddle and guitar players Fred Carpenter and Tim May, joined by bass and mandolin players, are a sensation in Nashville playing bluegrass, swing, rock, blues, jazz, Celtic and original numbers. 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9Mountain View Church, 2195 County Road 154 Tickets: Admission by membership ticket at the door. Adult season tickets (five concerts) $40; students $15, families $85. Information: http://www.gsconcertassn.org, 945-8722 or 945-5384.CRMS: ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’CARBONDALE – Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) presents a stage adaptation of “The Diary of Anne Frank” by Wendy Kesselman.7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, and Saturday, Nov. 10CRMS Barn, 1493 County Road 106Tickets: At the door, $10 adults, $5 for 18 and older. Information: 963-5688PAC3: 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 GringosCarbondale Beer Works: Shea Freedom and CompanyCARBONDALE – Shea Freedom and Company can be described as Tracy Chapman meets world beat. Celebrate this new local voice at CBW’s Friday night live music. No cover.8-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9647 Main St.Info: http://www.carbondalebeerworks.comSteve’s Guitars: Meklit & QuinnCARBONDALE – Singer-songwriter Meklit Hadero, a senior TED Fellow and deeply involved pioneering force in San Francisco’s artistic scene, is a global tapestry of musical and cultural influences. Her music blends New York jazz and West Coast folk with traditional Ethiopian and more.8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 919 N. Fourth St., CarbondaleTickets: $15Info: http://www.meklitandquinn.com and 963-3304Rivers Restaurant: Free Live Music FridayGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Roaring Fork Valley band Poser, playing music from rock ‘n’ roll legends. No cover.9 p.m. to midnight, Friday Nov. 92525 S. Grand Ave.Info: 928-8813Ramada 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: 945-2500PAC3: 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 Gringos
Garfield 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. 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. 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 963-1680Powderwhore 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 GringosWyly 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.comCCAH: “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 963-1680PAC3: Tommy Castro & The PainkillersCARBONDALE – Tommy Castro & The Painkillers will celebrate the release of their new single, “Greedy/That’s All I Got,” with a live performance at PAC3. Award-winning guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Tommy Castro has been playing his signature brand of rocking rhythm and blues professionally for more than 25 years.Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1520 S. Third St.Tickets: $17 advance, $22 day of showTickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos and 925-1663Aspen 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: Holiday Art ClubBASALT – This holiday workshop with Nicole Nagel-Gogolak, geared to ages 6-11, focuses on learning basic drawing, painting and sculpture, and 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: $75Info: http://www.wylyarts.org, 927-4123 and firstname.lastname@example.org
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.First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave.Info: Ray Adams, 925-3685Ramada 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.10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday – Friday through Dec. 23135 Main St.Info: http://www.carbondaleclay.org and 963-2529Main 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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PHOTO: Fire in median by Grizzly Creek caused brief closure of I-70 in Glenwood Canyon Wednesday afternoon
Eastbound traffic on Interstate 70 sits at a standstill just east of exit 116 in Glenwood Springs after a small fire ignited in the median near Grizzly Creek and briefly shutting down both lanes of traffic on Wednesday afternoon.