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The Bayou: End of the World Party GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Start early and party like there is no To-Maya at the Bayou.4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21919 Grand Ave.Info: 945-1047Burning Mountain Bowl: End of the World PartyNEW CASTLE – Join Burning Mountain Bowl for drink specials, dancing, and cosmic bowling to celebrate the end of the world. Free shuttle service is available.6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21880 Castle Valley Blvd.Info: 984-2739Third Street Center: Community Solstice Celebration CARBONDALE – Indoor ceremony, music, special children’s program, bonfire, cookies and cider. Bring a nonperishable food or pet food item for donation to LIFT-UP.6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21520 S. Third St.Info: 963-3735Two Rivers Bar and Caf: End of the World PartyBASALT – End of the World party featuring guitarist Dwight F. Ferren.6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21 156 Midland AveInfo: 927-1076Silver Club Saloon: Steve WilliamsNEW CASTLE – Live music featuring smooth-jazz musician Steve Williams.6:30 – 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21366 W. Main St.Info: 984-7123Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Holiday seasonGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Celebrate the holiday season with the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue, a two-hour, family-fun show with professional talent performing skits, jokes, high-energy dance numbers, and novelty songs.6:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, and special holiday showtimesMasonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.Tickets: $22/adults, $20/seniors, $16/kids 12 and younger, group discountsInfo and reservations: http://www.gvrshow. com and 945-9699The Ramada Inn: Live MusicGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Suzanne Paris, soulful songstress/guitarist, plays originals and interpretive covers.7-10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21124 W. 6th St.Info: 945-2500Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Logan BrothersGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Fun folk rock and classic songs, sushi, and drinks in a chic atmosphere. No cover.7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 213950 Midland Ave.Info: http://www.kanpaisushilounge.com, (970) 230-9498Steve’s Guitars: The NojoesCARBONDALE – Local band of high school musicians play original rock music and classic covers.8:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2119 N. Fourth St.Tickets: $10Info: 963-3304Stubbies Sports Bar & Eatery: End of the World PartyBASALT – Enjoy dancing away the last night on Earth to the ’50s-style swing and Rocky Mountain rockabilly of Mad Dog & the Smokin Js.9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21123 Emma Road Info: 618-1156PAC3: Lula Granji and Lion CandyCARBONDALE – Lula Granji is the dynamic Boulder-based trio of Braden Waller, Hiroki Collins and Marshall van Swaay that blends psychedelic dance-rock, blues, breakbeats, trance, worldbeat, and funk..Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21 520 S. Third St.Tickets: $10Tickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Deja Coffee & Brew, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos and 925-1663Carbondale 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. through Sunday, Dec. 23135 Main St.Info: http://www.carbondaleclay.org and 963-2529
PAC3: The Motet and EufrquestraCARBONDALE – The Motet began more than 10 years ago and features complex compositions and original music that tells a story through syncopated rhythms and melodies. Eufrquestra plays high-intensity global dance music with a rhythmic blend of sound, integrating such genres as afrobeat, reggae, afro-Cuban, samba, soca, funk, salsa, and dub.Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29520 S. Third St.Tickets: $25 advance, $30 at the doorTickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Deja Coffee & Brew, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos and 925-1663Hotel Colorado New Year’s EveGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Hotel Colorado presents a swanky New Year’s Eve party with an full-course dinner, party favors, champagne toast and a full night of dancing.9:30 p.m. to midnight, Monday, Dec. 31526 Pine St.Tickets: $30 per person for dancing; $150 per couple for dinner and dancingReservations: 945-6511 ext. 115 or 117Glenwood Hot Springs: New Year’s EveGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Fun for all ages, welcome the new year at the Glenwood Hot Springs’ annual New Year’s Eve Celebration. The pool and athletic club will stay open until 1a.m. Festivities are alcohol-free and include noisemakers, a countdown to 2013 and a drawing for an annual single pool pass (must be present to win).Party starts Monday, Dec. 31 and goes until 1 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1415 E 6th St.Info: http://www.hotspringspool.com and 947-2955PAC3: SophistafunkCARBONDALE – This trio is the product of three multi-talented musicians, Adam Gold, Jack Brown, and Emanuel Washington combining spoken-word artistry, old-school hip-hop, and funky rhythms to create a unique live band experience.Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5520 S. Third St.Tickets: $8 advance, $10 at the doorTickets and info: http://www.pac3carbondale.com, Deja Coffee & Brew, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos and 925-1663Wyly Community Art Center: Free classes for kidsBASALT – Registration is in progress for the free “Advanced Wyly Art Club: Ages 9 & Up, Part I” class with Nicole Nagel-Gogolak from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, and “Wyly Art Club: Ages 6-8, Part I” with Nicole Nagel-Gogolak, on 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16. This series is designed specifically for the skill and interest level of students who are nine years old or older. Register now through Jan.1699 Midland SpurInfo: email@example.com and 927-4123
Colorado Mountain College Gallery: Gayle WatermanGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Through her abstract photography, Roaring Fork Valley resident Gayle Waterman is creating art that challenges the tradition of photography with images that transform the old into the new. Through Jan. 25 at the CMC ArtShare Gallery.802 Grand Ave. Info: http://www.cmcartshare.com and 947-8367CCAH Gallery: Hand-to-Heart Holiday ShowcaseCARBONDALE – Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities (CCAH)’s annual holiday gallery showcase of handcrafted wares in a variety of media from 11 local artists including ceramics, jewelry, glass, wood, paper, mixed media, painting, wearable art, homemade chocolates and organic lotions, through Dec. 28.Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and noon-5 p.m. SaturdayR2 Gallery, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third Street, Suite 9Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com and 963-1680Colorado Mountain College Gallery: Jack RobertsRIFLE – For 50 years, Jack Roberts worked as an illustrator depicting the history and spirit of Western life, in his own distinctive style. In his studio near Redstone, Roberts created as many as 40 paintings a year. Through Jan. 25.3695 Airport RoadInfo: http://www.coloradomtn.eduRamada Inn: Monday Night Jazz GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Ramada Inn features jazz musician Pablo Gorra for Monday Night Jazz Jam Sessions.7-9 p.m. Mondays124 W. 6th St.Info: firstname.lastname@example.org and 945-2500Cardiff School House: Tuesday Night DanceGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Each week throughout the spring, Camp Chair Productions presents an all ages community dance. Proceeds benefit the Cardiff School Project.6-8 p.m. TuesdaysCost: $5 with family rates, free to all Park East residences Old Cardiff SchoolInfo: Jack Green, 688-0911Rivers: Open Mic NiteGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Open mic for artists of all types hosted by Dan Rosenthal. All talents welcome. $1 taco special. No cover.8-10 p.m., Wednesdays2525 S. Grand Ave.Info: 928-8813Crystal Glass Studio and White Dog GalleryCARBONDALE – Award-winning artists from around the country. Dreamweaver Designs is the featured artist.50 Weant Blvd.Information: http://www.thewhitedoggallery.com and http://www.themusicmatters.net.Gallery 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 helped 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: 947-0947Main 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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