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Salsa y Samba celebrates diversity

Art SceneGayle Mortell

Celebrate diversity with the art center by attending the Salsa y Samba Night featuring DJ Boricua from Puerto Rico from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1.He promises to deliver the hottest salsa beat this side of the Colorado River.We will have our salsa teacher, Sandra Games, and our other dance teachers getting novices started on the dance floor. Sandra is from Argentina and knows all the Latin dances. We have a gallery full of Latin art, and we know our valley is full of Latin dancers … you know who you are! We will have a Salsa competition so slip on your spandex and samba, mamba, and cha-cha on down to the Center for the Arts and get your groove on! What a wonderful way to spend time welcoming autumn and all this fun for a $5 cover. Culinary Arts, Wine & BrewfestThat time of the year is here again. Autumn. For us at the Center for the Arts, October marks Culinary Arts, Wine and Brewfest time. The fifth annual Festival will again take place in the Devereux Room of the historic Hotel Colorado, from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16.”The company makes the feast” – A quotation from the mid-17th century that still holds true today in our fast-paced, fast-food culture – is the theme for this year’s festivities. This year’s fest features international wine tastings, area microbreweries and tantalizing selections from our favorite Roaring Fork Valley restaurants. But that’s not all. We will have culinary demonstrations from outstanding chefs that will amaze you, live music by Marty Martinez and lots of other surprises. Please join us for a wonderful autumn event. Wine-tasting, sampling gourmet foods and listening to live music while chatting with friends and checking out the silent auction sounds like a lot of fun Tickets: $40 advance, $45 at the door. Calendar of eventsNow through Oct. 31 – “Buena Vista” – Art with a Latino flair, including a private collection from Cuba7 p.m. Friday, Oct.1 – Salsa y Samba. DJ Boricua joins us for a Latin dance party 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 – The Culinary Arts, Wine and Brewfest at the Hotel ColoradoNov. 5-28 – Watercolor featuring the work of the Western Colorado Watercolor Society, as well as the works of local watercolor artistsDec. 3-23 – “Gifts” Miniature art, handmade crafts, pottery and jewelry Gayle Mortell is the executive director of the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Call the Center for applications, tickets or information at 945-2414. The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is located at 601 E. Sixth St. between the Yampah Vapor Caves and Hot Springs Pool, and open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 4 p.m. weekends. Stop by, call or e-mail gwsarts@sopris.net for information on these and other events.Gayle Mortell is the executive director of the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Call the Center for applications, tickets or information at 945-2414. The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is located at 601 E. Sixth St. between the Yampah Vapor Caves and Hot Springs Pool, and open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 4 p.m. weekends. Stop by, call or e-mail gwsarts@sopris.net for information on these and other events.


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