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Starting Sept. 7, Colorado Mountain College in Rifle offers a three-credit-hour geology course that includes a 12-day guided field trip to Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks, and a five-day, rim-to-rim backpack trek across the Grand Canyon. Please register by Sept. 1. For more information, call professor emeritus Garry Zabel at 948-5194. Painting of the Grand Canyon by Katalin Domoszlay, a past participant in the course
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CARBONDALE, Colorado – Friday’s show takes a trip to Hawaii and the music of a slack-key guitar – a truly unique form of guitar playing and a gorgeous sound -with Hawaiian slack key guitar player Ben Kaili. Experience some “Local Kine” and hear another language rare to hear around these parts. Tickets $5 at the door; $5 discount for those wearing an island shirt or hula skirt.Saturday’s show is an evening of comedy with Mark Thomas and his funny friends performing original standup comedy. Mark, April, Bob, Beth, Glenn and Todd are in search of the perfect joke. Bring your perfect joke with you and share it with the room. Tickets $10 at the door.Sunday’s show features the guitar duo of Andreas Kapsalis and Goran Ivanovic, mixing steel string and nylon string guitars into a unique blend of gypsy, jazz, pop, world and rock styles. Prior to their show at 7 p.m., the two offer a master class on composition and extended techniques for guitar. Tickets for the class and show $50.Shows Friday and Sunday at 8:30 p.m.; Saturday at 8:15 p.m.Steve’s Guitar’s, 19 N. Fourth St., CarbondaleInfo: 963-3304 or sguitars@sopris.net

CARBONDALE, Colorado – Texas blues scorcher Carolyn Wonderland will headline this year’s KDNK Blues & BBQ. Music starts at 5 p.m. with Big Daddy Lee and the Kingbees. Come hungry and thirsty. Smoke Modern BBQ will have a great menu and, we will be serving local and regional beers and Skinny Girl Margaritas. FREE for all current KDNK members and $5 for everyone else.A musical force equipped with the soulful vocals of Janis and the guitar slinging skills of Stevie Ray, Carolyn Wonderland reaches into the depths of the Texas blues tradition with the wit of a poet. She hits the stage with unmatched presence, a true legend in her time.Gates open at 4 p.m., and music starts at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.Fourth and Main, downtown Carbondale Info: http://www.kdnk.org

RIFLE, Colorado – Well-known local band The Rock Dogs will play their signature classic rock and roll at the Winchester Nightclub.9:30 p.m. Friday and SaturdayWinchester Nightclub, 2090 Whiteriver Ave., RifleInfo: 625-4400



GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – Matt started playing guitar and writing his own songs while earning his fine arts degree in the mid-1990’s. When he moved back to Colorado in 1998, he played some open-mics and opened for other artists on the folk circuit, including Vance Gilbert, Kelly Joe Phelps and Tony Furtado. Tickets $8 at the door.7:30 p.m. SaturdayCardiff Schoolhouse, 4018 Sky Ranch Drive in Park East, Glenwood Springs.Info: David Darling, 403-5227 or http://www.cardiffschoolhouse.com

CARBONDALE, Colorado – The work of 20 young artists, ages 9-18, who have been using their digital cameras for the past five months to capture images and manipulate them on the computer to further dramatize their personal seeing at the Through A Child’s Eye Photography Exhibit on display through Aug. 29.Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities, 520 S. Third St., CarbondaleOpen Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Info: 963-1680 or http://www.carbondalearts.com



GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is seeking artists with unique, handmade gifts to sell at the arts center.Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 East Sixth St., Glenwood SpringsInfo: (970) 945-2414

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – Dickerson’s colorful, contemporary artwork on display through August. Dickerson shows her work in local and regional art shows. She was the 2006 People’s Choice award winner in the local Valley Visual Arts Show.Gallery 809, 809 Grand Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: Cynthia Thomas, (970) 945-0809, or visit http://www.gallery809@gmail.com

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – Local artist Anne Louise Ramsey’s love of dogs became expressive art in the early ’90s when she began drawing her three dogs and two cats for illustrations in a self-published poetry book entitled, “Love, God and You.” Ramsey’s artwork, books and cards on display through Sept. 2, featuring photographs of two great horned owls born in a park south of Silt this past spring.The Artist’s Mercantile and Gallery, 720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: Steve & Jan Legersky, (970) 947-0947

CARBONDALE, Colorado – The Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities and Jazz Aspen will hold a master class discussion with members of the Buena Vista Social Club about the history and sound of this historic musical group. All ages are welcome and admission is free.1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22Third Street Center, 523 Third St., CarbondaleInfo: 963-1680 or visit http://www.carbondalearts.com

CARBONDALE, Colorado – Sybarite 5 is a New York-based string quintet with a reputation for juxtaposing the likes of Stravinsky with Radiohead and Dvorak with Led Zeppelin. From the moment their bows hit the strings, the audience is taken on a wild ride that engages the senses and redefines the rules.5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, VIP reception, tickets $757:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, concert, tickets $35PAC3 Third Street Center, 520 Third St., CarbondaleInfo: 963-1680 or visit http://www.carbondalearts.com

REDSTONE, Colorado – The 16th Annual Labor Day Weekend Art Show takes place under festive tents on the grounds of the historic Redstone Inn. The show provides quality art for viewing and purchasing in a casual atmosphere, and an opportunity to meet the artists to discuss their work and techniques. Music by Michael Farrell.Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2Redstone Inn, 82 Redstone Blvd., RedstoneInfo: 963-2310 or http://www.redstoneartfoundation.org


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