The Launchpad

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    A new year, a fresh Salon

    The award-winning “Salon” performance series is returning to The Launchpad in Carbondale on Jan. 28. The concept was founded in Philadelphia by composer Andrea Clearfield in 1986 and was brought to Aspen by Andrea Clearfield and Michele Kiley. It has celebrated over five years with co-curator/host Alya Howeread more →

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    Beauty in the basic

    Elliot Norquist has a thing for shapes and colors. And, it makes sense, having settled in the Rocky Mountains, atop Missouri Heights, with towering triangular peaks permeating the horizon and the seemingly daily changes of colors.
    Norquist, a metal sculptor, has a show opening at the Launchpad on First… read more →

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    Bright Moves sensory-based dance for all levels


    Bright Moves is a sensory-based dance class where you will experience movement in an entirely new and refreshing, nonlinear way.

    Increase strength, agility, stamina, and self-awareness while gaining tools to awaken your senses and imagination. and experience freedom and pleasure in through the simple joy of moving

    No experience necessary.…

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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 →