Entertainment calendar: Feb. 7–13

Journal with poetry and red rose



Community Dance Traditional country music by Bill Bartley Music. Dance from 7–10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, Grand Junction Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave. Info: 858-7825.



QUICKREAD

Poetry Night

Featuring readings by Peter Anderson, Craig Nielson, Lynda La Rocca, Laurie James and Barbra Ford all from Salida and area poets Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, Art Goodtimes, Jack Mueller, Wendy Videlock, Danny Rosen and Kyle Harvey.

The event begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita.

Info: 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.

Community

Dance

Traditional country music by Bill Bartley Music.

Dance from 7–10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, Grand Junction Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave.

Info: 858-7825.



FRIDAY, FEB. 7

Bobby Walker, 9 p.m., Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Goodman Band, 9 p.m.–close, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 S. Second St., Clifton, 434-9428.

Vintage Voltage, classic rock and blues, 7 p.m., Palisade Brew Pub, 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 464-1462, vintagevoltageband.com.

Walker Williams Band, Central Station, 2993 North Ave., 628-4530.

Michael Martin Murphey, western singer/songwriter, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Moss Performing Arts Center, Colorado Mesa University, reserved seating $30–$35, Grand Junction tickets at Back Porch Music, Triple Play and City Market stores, 243-8497.

Will Whalen, 5–8 p.m.; karaoke, 9 p.m., Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 241-8411.

DJ Trizz Spins, 10 p.m., Charlie Dwellington’s, 103 N. First St., 241-4010.

Karaoke, Moonshine Music, 8 p.m., Eagles Lodge 595, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, open to qualified guests, 243-6454.

Karaoke, 9 p.m., Freeway Bowl, 1900 E. Main St., 245-3035.

Karaoke, 9 p.m., The End Zone Sports Pub, 152 S. Mesa, Fruita, 858-0701.

Karaoke with Full Throttle Karaoke, 9 p.m.–midnight, Palisade Livery Saloon, 215 Main St., Palisade, 464-5449.

Karaoke, 9 p.m., Brass Rail, 476 28 Road, 241-8686.

First Friday Art Reception, introduction 6:30 p.m., reception 7–9 p.m., The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., “Near East, Far into the West, and Ever Expanding,” The Art Center Members’ Exhibit 2014, exhibit featuring works by Art Center members, on display through Feb. 26, 243-7337, gjartcenter.org.

“Outside the Box” exhibit opening, 7 p.m., Veterans Art Center, 307 S. 12th St., awards 8 p.m., operationrevamp.org, 462-3126.

First Friday Open House, 5:30–8:30 p.m., Oakley Gallery, 602 Main St., inside Interiors Etc., artists working from a live male model, 241-9262.

Art reception, 6–9 p.m., +1 Gallery, Alpine Bank building, 225 N. Fifth St., Suite 215, digital illustrations by Kathy Blouch, 216-7338.

“Flight,” art opening reception, 6–10 p.m., The Raw Canvas, 507 Main St., music by Magpie, exhibit on display through March 25, therawcanvas.net, 985-9649.

Dance to the music of Huey, Duey and Louie, dance lessons 6:30 p.m., dance 7:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

Levis and Lace Square Dance Club, 7–7:30 p.m. rounds, 7:30–9:30 p.m. mainstream with plus tips, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 986-8801, 434-6541.

California Bad Boyz All Male Revue, 9 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., 241-1717.

Teen Bash, for sixth- through ninth-graders, 7–10 p.m. Bananas Fun Park, 2469 Riverside Parkway, DJ Doc-C, $10 at the door, 241-7529, bananasfunpark.com.

Story time, 10:30 a.m., Collbran Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 111 Main St., Collbran, 487-3545.

SATURDAY, FEB. 8

Walker Williams Band, Central Station, 2993 North Ave., 628-4530.

Michael Martin Murphey, western singer/songwriter, 7:30 p.m., Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, reserved seating $30–$35, tickets at the Montrose Pavilion box office and Montrose City Market stores, by phone 243-8497.

Potcheen, 9 p.m., Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Flat Top Reed, acoustic duo, 7:30 p.m., KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., live recording party, $8 advance, $12 at the door, 241-8801, ext. 223, kafmradio.org.

No Apologies, 3–5 p.m., Sunset Grill, Powderhorn Mountain Resort, 48338 Powderhorn Road, Mesa, 268-5700.

Rehab, 2014 Farewell Tour, with Angel’s Cut and Bronco Country, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $15 advance, $19 day of show, 241-1717.

Desert Moon, 9:30 p.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive., 314-2554.

Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, Pops: Mariachi Champana Nevin, doors 6:30 p.m., concert 7:30 p.m., Two Rivers Convention Center, mariachi ensemble and singers, $30 adults, $10 students, beer and wine available to purchase, 243-6787, gjsymphony.org.

The Dead Cowboyz, 9 p.m.–close, Palisade Livery Saloon, 215 Main St., Palisade, $2, 464-5449.

Bobby Bruce Schlagel, 5–8 p.m., Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 241-8411.

Open mic, 6–10 p.m., VFW Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave, public welcome, 242-9940.

Karaoke, 9 p.m., Freeway Bowl, 1900 E. Main St., 245-3035.

Karaoke, 9 p.m., Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 241-8411.

February art opening and reception, 1–4 p.m., Frame Depot, 529 Bogart Lane, wine and refreshments served, fiber and mixed media works by The Raven Mavens, on display Feb. 8–March 5, 245-6999.

Author book launch/celebration, “Debits and Credits,” mystery novel by Lyn Fraser, 2–4 p.m., The Artful Cup, 3090 N. 12th St., proceeds from book sales benefit HopeWest, 623-9665.

Fairytale Extravaganza, short fun plays performed by adult actors, 2 p.m., The Theatre Project Stage, 835 N. 26th St., Q&A follows performance, $5 adults, $3 children, 261-5363, TheatreProjectGJ.com.

Dvorak’s “Rusalka,” transmitted live in HD, 10:55 a.m., Regal Cinemas 14, 648 Market St., $24 adults, $22 seniors, $18 children, 248-3612, fathomevents.com.

DJ and Dancing, 9 p.m., The End Zone Sports Pub, 152 S. Mesa, Fruita, 858-0701.

Variety Show, 7:30 p.m., Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, cavalcadefruita.com, 260-5413.

Valentine’s Day story time, 11 a.m. Feb. 8, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.

“The Valentine Bears,” puppet show, 10 a.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4443.

Story time, 10:30 a.m., De Beque Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 730 Minter Ave., De Beque, 283-8625, mcpld.org.

SUNDAY, FEB. 9

“Tokyo Godfathers,” part of the One Book, One Mesa County Movie Series, 1:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., rated PG-13, mesacountylibraries.org, 243-4442.

Karaoke Sundays, 9 p.m., Charlie Dwellington’s, 103 N. First St., 241-4010, charliedwellingtons.com.

Acoustic Music Jam, noon–3 p.m. Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, living-room style open mic, 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.

Happy Feet Rounds, ballroom, social dance, 5–7:30 p.m., Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 243-5858.

MONDAY, FEB. 10

Home Loan Taste of the Grand Valley, 4–7:30 p.m., Two Rivers Convention Center, food festival featuring local restaurants, catering companies and food products, proceeds benefit United Way of Mesa County, tickets at City Market stores, Enstrom Candies, Mesa Mall Guest Services, Home Loan State Bank and United Way office, 243-5364.

The Sculpture of Doug Sink, opening reception 6–8 p.m., Art Gallery at the University Center, Colorado Mesa University, exhibit on display through Feb. 28, 248-1833.

Karaoke, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., 241-1717.

Karaoke with Ms. Lizzy, 9 p.m., Sabrosa Restaurant, 122 S. Fifth St., 257-9020.

Happy Feet Rounds, ballroom, social dance, phase 3–4 level, 7:30–10 p.m., Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 243-5858.

Apple Squares square dancing, 7–9 p.m., Appleton Christian Church, 2510 I-70 Frontage Road, singles welcome, 242-5057.

Story time, 10 a.m., Orchard Mesa Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 230 Lynwood St., 243-0181, mcpld.org.

Story time, 11 a.m., Garfield County Libraries, Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, 285-9870, gcpld.org.

TUESDAY, FEB. 11

Bluesday Jam, 7–9 p.m. Palisade Brewery, 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, take your own gear and play blues with the host band, 464-1462.

Bobby Bruce Schlagel, 5–8 p.m., Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 241-8411.

Karaoke, 7 p.m., Cactus Canyon, 3210 I-70 Business Loop, Clifton, cash prizes for top vocalists, 434-0320.

Karaoke with live band, 10 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Sabrosa Restaurant, 122 S. Fifth St., 257-9020.

Open mic night, doors 7 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., 241-1717.

Origami and Calligraphy, a One Book, One Mesa County event, 6 p.m., Central Library Community Room, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., Japanese art explored in the book “A Tale for the Time Being,” mesacountylibraries.org, 243-4442.

Quiz Ninjas, 7 p.m.; electronic open mic, 10 p.m., Sabrosa Restaurant, 122 S. Fifth St., 257-9020.

Ninja Trivia, 7 p.m., Naggy McGees Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

“The Valentine Bears,” puppet show, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4443.

Neighbors Read! family story time, 6:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442, mcpld.org.

Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442, mcpld.org.

Story time, 10 a.m., Palisade Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 711 Iowa Ave., Palisade, 464-7557.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12

A Little Noon Music, Kelly Anderson, baritone, Kathryn Mientka, piano, 12:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., 242-4850.

Goodman Unplugged, 9 p.m.–midnight, Naggy McGees Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Bobby Bruce Schlagel, 5–8 p.m., Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 241-8411.

Open mic, 7–9 p.m., Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., 858-9400.

In Touch Tunes Karaoke, 9 p.m.–1 a.m., Brass Rail, 476 28 Road, 241-8686.

Collaboration Session, 10 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Sabrosa, 122 S. Fifth St., ages 21 and older, 257-9020.

The Blues, jam night, 8 p.m., Wrigley Field, 1810 North Ave., 245-9010.

Acoustic Spotlight, a variety of local talent, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., 241-1717.

Wednesday Blues Jam, 7–10 p.m., A Taste of Heaven, 2817 North Ave., food and drink available to purchase, dance floor, 314-7004.

Dvorak’s “Rusalka,” encore recorded live, 6:30 p.m., Regal Cinemas 14, 648 Market St., $24 adults, $22 seniors, $18 children, 248-3612, fathomevents.com.

WiBeBoo War, game night, 10 p.m., Sabrosa Restaurant, 122 S. Fifth St., 257-9020.

“The Valentine Bears,” puppet show, 2 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4443.

W.W.W. Wonderful, Wacky Wednesday for ‘tweens ages 7–11, 2–4 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442, mcpld.org.

Story hour, 10:30 a.m., New Castle Branch, Garfield County Library, 402 Main St., New Castle, 984-2347.

Story time with Katie and Judy, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.

THURSDAY, FEB. 13

Music Jam, 7–10 p.m. Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, laid-back, living room style open mic, 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.

Shay Bramer, 6 p.m., Marlo’s Lounge, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 236 Main St., 424-5777.

Karaoke with Full Throttle Karaoke, 9 p.m.–midnight, Palisade Livery Saloon, 215 Main St., Palisade, 464-5549.

Karaoke with Ms. Lizzy, 9 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Sabrosa Restaurant, 122 S. Fifth St., 257-9020.

Open mic/karaoke, 8 p.m.–midnight, Freeway Bowl, 1900 E. Main St., 245-3035.

Karaoke Thursdays, doors open 5 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., ages 21 and older, 241-1717.

Will Whalen, 5–8 p.m.; karaoke, 8 p.m., Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 241-8411.

Artist reception, 12:30–2:30 p.m., Help Hospitalized Veterans Community Based Arts and Crafts Center, 1670 North Ave., watercolor, wood carving, paper mache and monochromatic drawings by Karl Emrich, on display through Feb. 19, 424-0499.

Parachute Pix: Family Movie Night, 6 p.m., Parachute Branch Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, “Beetlejuice,” take camp chairs or pillows, popcorn and drinks provided, 285-9870.

Anime, Manga and Japanese Youth Culture, a One Book, One Mesa County event, 6 p.m., Central Library Community Room, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., Japanese fantasy art and its influence as explored in the book “A Tale for the Time Being,” mesacountylibraries.org, 243-4442.

Rosie’s Fun Nite and Open Mic, share your talents in music, comedy or anything entertaining, 6 p.m., Red Rose Cafe, 235 Main St., Palisade, 464-7673.

College Night, 9 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., rotating arsenal of dance music genres, $7 ages 16 and older, free for ages 21 and older, $5 after 10 p.m., 241-1717.

Senior dances, live music 7:30–10 p.m., Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., $2, 243-7408.

“The Valentine Bears,” puppet show, 10 a.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4443.

Story time, 4:30 p.m., Hasting’s Books, Music and Video, 2401 North Ave., 243-0781.

Story time, 10 a.m., Clifton Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 590 32 Road, Suite 6F, Clifton, 434-6936.

Story time with Katie and Judy, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.

Story time, 10 a.m., Fruita Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 324 N. Coulson St., Fruita, 858-7703.

Infant and toddler story time, 10 a.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442.

LOOKING FORWARD

Goodman Band, 9 p.m.–close, Feb. 14, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 S. Second St., Clifton, 434-9428.

Sax and Guitars, smooth jazz Valentine’s concert, featuring guitarist Steve Williams, saxophonist Randy DeHerrera, guitarist Collin Reese, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, A Taste of Heaven Event Center, 2817 North Ave., general seating $5 per person, stage side $10 per person, cash bar, tickets at Back Porch Music, J.B. Hart Music and A Taste of Heaven.

Valentine’s Dance, for ages 55 and older, 7:30–10:30 p.m. Feb. 14, The Commons of Hilltop, Garden Room, 625 27 1/2 Road, classic swing and big band hits by Clark Gaults Swing City Express, wine bar and hors d’oeuvres, advance tickets $15 per person, $30 per couple, open to the public, 243-3333.

Honky Tonk Boot Stomp with music by Anders Brothers Band, 6–10 p.m. Feb. 14, Turn of the Century, 117 N. Fourth St., Montrose, $20, light dinner catered by Pine Cone Catering, cash bar, eventbrite.com, 901-6761.

Dance to the music of Rick and Karen, dance lessons 6:30 p.m., dance 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

Chocolate Wonderland hosted by Future Healthcare Professionals students (HOSA), 6:30–9 p.m. Feb. 14, Bishop Health building, Western Colorado Community College, 2501 Blichmann Ave., chocolate lover’s paradise, auction tables, tickets $15 single, $25 couple, $50 family of up to five, 640-9875, 270-5471.

Western Slope Heritage Rendezvous: Treasures of the Community, exhibit opening, Feb. 14, Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., on display through May 3, 242-0971, museumofwesternco.org.

Mingled Members Show opening and sixth annual Wine and Chocolate Extravaganza, 6–8 p.m. Feb. 14, Creamery Arts Center, 165 W. Bridge St., Hotchkiss, exhibit on display through March 10, 872-4848, creameryartscenter.org.

“The Valentine Bears,” puppet show, 10 a.m. Feb. 14, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4443.

Valentine’s benefit, doors 6 p.m. Feb. 14, Adobe Creek Clubhouse, dinner and dancing to the music of Generations Jazz Ensemble 3, $40 per couple, proceeds benefit the Kabwala Orphanage team and projects in Zambia, Africa, tickets at Church on the Rock, 2170 Broadway, at therockgj.com and 242-7625.

The Red MassQueerAid, doors 8 p.m. Feb. 14, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $7 individuals, $10 couples, silent auction, fundraiser for Colorado West Pride Fest, ages 18 and older, 241-1717.

Desert Moon, 9 p.m. Feb. 14–15, Central Station, 2993 North Ave., 628-4530.

Grand Junction Film Fest, Feb. 14–15, University Ballroom at Colorado Mesa University, $25 single day tickets, $35 two-day tickets, tickets at City Market stores and Ticketswest.com, schedule at gjfilmfest.org.

Cello Day concert, 4 p.m. Feb. 15, Recital Hall, Moss Performing Arts Center, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., featuring students from a cello master class, 248-1604.

Dead Cowboyz, 9 p.m. Feb. 15, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Cosy Sheridan, regional folk singer/songwriter, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., $15 advance, $18 at the door, 241-8801.

Lucius with guests You Won’t, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, The Paradise Theatre, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia, $20 advance, $25 at the door, tickets at Homestead Market and Backcountry Bistro, pickinproductions.com, 260-6493.

Grand Junction Lion Club Parade and Carnival, Feb. 15, parade 1 p.m. on Main Street, carnival 5 p.m., Two Rivers Convention Center, raffle tickets benefit nonprofit organizations, gjlions.org.

Community Contra Dance, new dancer’s workshop 7 p.m., dance 7:30–10:30 p.m. Feb. 15, La Puerta Dance Studio, 523 1/2 Main St., live Celtic/old time music by Consternation with fiddler Sue Sternberg, $8 adults, $5 students, $4 ages 10–17, come with or without a partner, 243-6736.

The Silt Historical Park’s Victorian Ball, dance lessons noon–2 p.m., social hour and photos 6 p.m., ball 7–10 p.m., Feb. 15, Cactus Valley Elementary School, 222 Grand, Silt, live music from the Victorian era, light refreshments, formal attire required from Victorian era circa 1840–1900, $40 single, $70 couple, BrownPaperTickets.com, 618-4182, silthistoricalpark.com.

Freaker’s Ball, 7 p.m. Feb. 15, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., music by Elete, Killsign Kilo and The Tankerays, performances and workshops from a variety of talent, ages 18 and older, $10, 241-1717.

Fairytale Extravaganza, short fun plays performed by adult actors, 2 p.m. Feb. 15, The Theatre Project Stage, 835 N. 26th St., Q&A follows performance, $5 adults, $3 children, 261-5363, TheatreProjectGJ.com.

“Heathers,” part of the One Book, One Mesa County Movie Series, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., rated R, mesacountylibraries.org, 243-4442.

Black History Month story time, 2 p.m. Feb. 17, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.

Walking with Buddha, One Book, One Mesa County event, 6 p.m. Feb. 18, Central Library Community Room, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., exploring themes from the book “A Tale for the Time Being,” mesacountylibraries.org, 243-4442.

Mark and Torry, 8 p.m. Feb. 19, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Poets and Writers of Colorado Mesa University Reading Series, 2013–14, 7 p.m. Feb. 20, Planet Earth & the 4 Directions Gallery, 524 Colorado Ave., Linda Du, Labecca Jones, Jennifer Hancock, Laura Mourning, 256-7630.

Art and Other Treasures, live art auction benefit for KAFM Community Radio, special preview 5–7 p.m. Feb. 20; preview and hors d’oeuvres 5:30–7 p.m., live auction 7–9:30 p.m. Feb. 21, Clarion Inn Ballroom, 755 Horizon Drive, $15 single, $25 per couple, KAFM members two for $20, 241-8801, ext. 223, kafmradio.org.


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