Entertainment Briefs: Nov. 30

Flat Top Reed has new album

Local band, Flat Top Reed has released a new compilation CD titled: “Flat Top Reed: So Far…” featuring a compilation of the band’s favorite tracks from its first two albums.

The CD has 13 tracks — seven originals and six traditional — with a mix of blues, folk and Americana, according to a news release.

Flat Top Reed founders Paul Harshman and John Anglim have played together for almost 12 years, but the band has played in various configurations, from the original duo to a full band, that features guest artists from other local bands.

Flat Top Reed plays an eclectic mix of blues, roots country, traditional folk, and rock ‘n’ roll.

The CD is available all Flat Top gigs. Upcoming performances will be from 7–10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at the DoubleTree by Hilton; 7–10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Colorado Mesa University Chili Cook-off; 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Cruisers Bar; and Friday, Dec. 21, at Intellitec College.

Auditions date set for performance


The Theatre Project (adult community theatre) has announced open auditions for “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

Auditions for ages 16 and older will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at The Theatre Project Stage, 835 N. 26th St.

There will be an audition for youth chorus members, ages 6–15, from 2–3:00 p.m.

You do not need to prepare anything for this audition but be ready for cold readings from the script. Bring an audition packet with you, available at http://www.TheatreProjectGJ.com

Performance dates are Jan. 25–26. The rehearsal schedule will be available online, prior to auditions.

The Youth Theatre Project will have open auditions for “Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr.” on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Auditions for those ages 8 and older will be from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Ages 5–7 do not need to audition, just sign up online.

Rehearsals will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 8, and performances will be Saturday, March 2.

Call 261-5363 or go to http://www.TheatreProjectGJ.com for information.

Submissions for calendar accepted


The Colorado National Monument Association has opened submissions for its 2014 Monument Calendar Photo Contest.

The calendar features photographs taken in the Colorado National Monument. Amateur or professional photographers can submit up to 10 images for consideration. If a photographer’s image is selected for the calendar, they are given credit in the calendar and also receive thank-you calendars from the Association.

Sales of the calendar benefit the Colorado National Monument. Calendars may be purchased online, at the monument’s Visitor Center and at selected retail stores in Grand Junction.

To obtain a list of guidelines and registration form for the contest, go to the http://www.monumentcalendar or http://www.coloradonma.org.

Art sought for hospital exhibit


Family Health West Hospital, through the Fruita Arts and Culture Board, is looking for artists to submit for exhibit at the Family Health West Hospital.

Each piece will be placed in the hospital in six month increments. Artwork may be submitted as images on a CD, thumb drive, or a portfolio (physical binder or folder with photographs of artwork).

The goal of exhibits and art displays in the hospital facility of Family Health West is to create a positive healing environment for patients, staff and public. The subject and content of exhibits should reflect the interests of the hospital.

Family Health West will display two artists per year.

Submit proposals to the city of Fruita Parks and Recreation Department, 324 N. Coulson, Fruita, no later than 4 p.m. Dec. 10.

Go to http://www.fruitaart.com or http://www.fruita.org for information.


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