Carbondale Creative District

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress - May 26, 2022

    Kwait 
    By Leonardo Occhipinti

    Kwait is a farmer that lives on the outskirts

    of the great city with his cat, Singapur.

    He dedicates his life to agriculture.

    Today he went out early with his pouch

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  • Locations: News Published

    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. 

    Stoll isread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    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 →

  • Locations: News Published

    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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  • Locations: News Published

    Convergent Circus: an eclectic delight

    The Convergent Circus was an eclectic experience of visual performances, art, poetry, music, sound, light and spiritual connection through the four elements. It even included a bit of time travel! You entered through a door that immediately became a portal to a different world, and followed a meandering,read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Youth project makes zine-scene

    According to Wikipedia, a zine (pronounced ZEEN) is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via a copy machine.

    Carbondale Arts (CA) Education Director Michael Stout hopes the Creative Apprentice Program: Zine Project, being offered to students ages 14 toread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Coming soon to a wall near you...

    En español

    By Nancy Peterson

    Special to The Sopris Sun

    I was birding at the Carbondale Nature Park with my mentor, Roaring Fork Audubon Society Chair Mary Harris. I mentioned the wonderful National Audubon Society’s bird murals in New York City. “Wouldn’t it

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  • Locations: News Published

    Craving fashion?

    To observe the second COVID-induced cancellation of Carbondale Arts’ annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza, a mini campaign series titled “The Fashion of Food: Connection We’re All Hungry For” is tying together support for local restaurants with an ode to fashion.
    Carbondale Executive Director Amy Kimberly,… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - February 25, 2021

    Illuminated
    Light the Night with Love shined brightly, bringing community members, artists, youth and sponsors together to spread joy and laughter. Carbondale Arts believes this is crucial as we maneuver through what, we hope, are the final months of strict COVID regulations. The event was safe and creative and… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    The Happening

    Being a photographer, I attempt to use images, rather than words, to capture my experiences. However, I was so impressed by the immersive experience of the HeART Walk/Light the Night with Love event, that I feel compelled to add to my images. If you are a child of the ‘50s… read more →