Carbondale Arts

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    The not-so-secret Garden Music Series

    It’s summertime in the Roaring Fork Valley. This means festivals galore, monsoonal rains (we hope) and a new tradition — the Garden Music Series. The collaboration between Carbondale Arts and MinTze Wu was born from a necessity, a “collective craving for being together and just listening to music,”read more →

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    R2 Gallery: Capturing moments in time

    Ever feel like time is relentlessly rushing us by? On June 3, Carbondale Art’s R2 Gallery will host an opening reception for two solo shows allowing us to pause and reflect. The shows are by local artists: Hannah Stoll and Esther Macy Nooner. 

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    Amy Kimberly prepares for ‘rewirement’

    Amy Kimberly is perhaps the best-known member of Carbondale’s eclectic community. She has been instrumental in carrying forth the Mountain Fair tradition since 2004, and her role as executive director of Carbondale Arts brought fresh zeal into the organization. In 2019, she was honored with the Governor’s Creative Leadership Award… read more →

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    Local artist shows at the Launchpad

    It took a while for The Sopris Sun to get an interview with longtime Carbondale artist John Toly — roughly three years. Polite requests would be gently rebuffed by the quiet, humble 83-year-old. But then he worked with Carbondale Arts to line up a solo art exhibition at the Launchpad… read more →

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    Turn on Your Love Light

    Light the Night with Love brought a magnificent display of artistry and light to the Rio Grande Trail.Observers followed a path through a wonder of sight and sound that started with fire dance performances and aerial acrobats performing in rainbow lit clothes. The sound of drums lured people toread more →

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    Light the Night with Love illuminates community

    Pave the way for love! The second annual Light the Night with Love (LNL) is happening Feb. 11 and 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with a new route that begins at Town Hall, weaves through True Nature Healing Arts, and ends at the Carbondale Clay Center.

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    Glasenapp’s ‘Recollectivity’ sees light

    Terry Glasenapp, age 72, has a knack for collecting art. 

    Not fancy paintings or bronze sculptures, but the pop art of American culture in motion.

    As an employee at Colorado Mountain College (CMC), Glasenapp was instrumental in bringing to fruition the Glenwood Springs Arts Council back… read more →

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    Winter farmer’s market provides local delights

    Carbondale Art’s annual Deck the Walls Artisan Market will also feature a winter farmer’s market this year, on Dec. 18 (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Dec. 19 (from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at The Launchpad.

    Alongside the work of 55 local artisans filling the Deck… read more →

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    Carbondale Arts' zine project: Ingenuity and innovation

    Art and creative expression programs have always been somewhat limited to students in the Roaring Fork Valley. Both inside and outside of school, the focus is often more on the importance of mathematics and science compared to art and writing. However, in recent years, various programs have been introduced… read more →

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    Día de los Muertos en Carbondale

    Más de cien personas asistieron a las festividades de Día de los Muertos de Carbondale el 5 de noviembre. La tarde empezó con una dedicación de mural aficionado por FirstBank. Después, una procesión guiada por Baile Folklórico de Aspen Santa Fe Ballet caminó hasta la calle principal donde hubieron varias performancias.… read more →