Entertainment briefs: Nov. 1–7

Patsy Cline act wins talent contest

Here is the list of winners of the Grandma’s Got Talent contest that took place during The Daily Sentinel’s West of 50 Senior Fair on Friday, Oct. 25:

■ First place: Patsy Cline Wannabees, 93-year-old Ellen Roberts and her protege Mary Lee Bowen, lip-syncing Cline’s “She’s Got You.”

■ Second place: The Sweet Tarts, six-member, all-ladies troupe, line-dancing to “Sweet Cola.”

■ Third place: The Skit That Made George Burns and Gracie Allen Famous, performed by Phil Freitas and Pat Kelley.

Veterans Day Parade accepting entries


Organizers are seeking entries for the annual Veterans Day Parade set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, on Main Street downtown.

Lineup for the parade entries will begin at 12:45 p.m. at the R-5 High School parking lot at Seventh Street and Grand Avenue.

Last year, more than 60 floats, marching bands and units participated.

Entry forms are available by email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Entries should be returned no later than Monday, Nov. 4.

Per tradition, entries the day of the parade will be welcome. Anyone who wishes to participate in the parade is asked to be at the parking lot by 12:45 p.m. A representative of your group should report to Major “Rick” Peterson under the canopy.

Prizes will be awarded in three categories: spirit, patriotism and best high school band entry.

Audition date set for ‘A Chorus Line’


The Theatre Project will host open auditions for its upcoming production of “A Chorus Line” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Theatre Project Stage, 835 N. 26th St.

Because of adult subject matter and content, the production is rated R.

“‘A Chorus Line’ is a stunning musical-verite about a chorus audition for a Broadway musical. It tells of the achingly poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies to land a job in the show, and is a powerful metaphor for all human aspiration,” a news release said.

Those auditioning should come with a completed audition packet and be ready to learn choreography and music. Call backs will take place immediately following the initial audition.

Audition packets and information are available at TheatreProjectGJ.com.

‘Inside the Box’ collage exhibit opens


The Rocky Mountain Collage Society and a group of students of collage will present the “Inside the Box” exhibit at the Spark Gallery, 900 Santa Fe Drive, in Denver.

The exhibit, featuring collage assemblages in a cigar box, will be on display through Nov. 17.

The collage society was founded in 2007 by Grand Junction residents and collage artists Gayle Gerson and Susan Stanton.

Go to rockymountaincollagesociety.org for information.

Kid’s Christmas ornament class offered


Palisade Recreation will offer a two-part Christmas ornament class for children on Fridays, Nov. 8 and Nov. 22, at Parker Pottery in Palisade,

Classes for ages 5–8 will be from 9–10 a.m., and classes ages 9–12 will go from 10:30–11:30 a.m. Registration is $40 per child for the full class, supplies and firings.

Deadline to register is Monday, Nov. 4.

Call 464-5602 for information and to register.

Winterfest accepts art for display


Organizers of Winterfest 2013, the 24th annual arts and crafts fair, have put out a call for artists for the exhibit that will be on display from Nov. 15 through Dec. 23 at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. Sixth St.

The exhibit is open to all original works: pottery, jewelry, photography, leather work, fabric work, mixed media, food, chocolate, miniatures, cards, mobiles boxes, fine art, arts, crafts and more.

Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 1.

Call 970-945-2414 for information.


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