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GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado The Center for the Arts will unveil its Points of Light all members and student exhibit on Saturday, Jan. 10.The exhibit will showcase the works of more than 30 artists who are members or students of the center. There will be a special opening event on Friday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m.The exhibit, which runs until Feb. 22, is free and all the art work is for sale.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado Nick and Joan Isenberg went to the Mount Everest Base Camp in Tibet to celebrate their birthdays.When Nick was shooting photos of the sunrise over the mountain from the tent village nine kilometers below the base camp, he noticed the entire top of Mount Everest was a giant cross like the Mount of the Holy Cross in Colorado, but much bigger.Since visiting the Tibetan base camp, the Isenbergs found several photos of Mount Everest with the cross in the background, but their photos were the only ones they have seen where the cross is framed into the photos on purpose.Isenbergs pictures of the Cross on Mount Everest are being shown through Feb. 2 at The Artist Mercantile & Gallery, 720 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs. An opening for Nicks pictures will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9.

CARBONDALE, Colorado Steves Guitars in Carbondale is hosting a comedy night tonight starting at around 8:15. Its a 90-minute show, and tickets are $10.Besides a number of local favorites, like Don Cheney, Beth Brandon, Mark Thomas, Todd Hartley and Alexa Fitzpatrick, the lineup will include a Denver comedian and a local first-timer making his comedy debut. Travis Klein is a front-range resident, making the rounds at Comedy Works and other Denver-area venues, whos bringing his unique style to Steves. And Nathan Russo is a 14-year-old Roaring Fork Valley student and lifelong fan of comedy whos decided to take the leap and make his debut appearance at Steves, located on Fourth Street, just off Main.Tickets are available at the door, or in advance at Sounds Easy Video on Highway 133 near the Main Street intersection. Cost is $10, and showtime is 8:15.

CARBONDALE, Colorado On Saturday, Jan. 10, Gregory Alan Isakov and Dan SheridanTuesday, Jan. 13, Tuesday Night JazzFriday, Jan. 16, Elephant RevivalFor more information on shows at Steves Guitars go to http://www.stevesguitars.net

CARBONDALE, Colorado Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities presents Austin-based Band of Heathens, playing at the Thunder River Theater in what sure is to be a sold-out show. The show is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 15. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with the show starting at 8.With an Americana, country, rock-n-roll kick-up-your-heels-and-dance sound, Band of Heathens was voted Best New Band of 2007 at the Austin music awards and the band played Mountain Fair in 2007 and at the Belly Up in 2008. Canadian singer/songwriter Corb Lund will open the evening.

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