Entertainment briefs: Summer art show, Blue Sage competition

Summer Art Show in Cedaredge calls for artists

Delta Fine Arts put out a call for artists for its annual Summer Art Show open June 1–28, at the Apple Shed Gallery in Cedaredge.

A reception will be from 6–8 p.m. June 3, and all prizes will be cash or merchandise.

Categories are Professional (someone who makes a living selling art); Advanced (someone who has sold a few paintings); Novice/Intermediate (no paintings have been sold); and Students (ages 18 and younger).

First, second and third places will be given for each category plus there will be a Best of Show. Sponsor/patron gifts and merchandise awards also will be given.

To get an entry form, call Mattes and More at 835-3213, or go to 19998 Fairview Road in Cory, or Studio 333 Galley of Art, 333 Main St., in Delta.

An additional contact to request a form is David Rasmussen at 856-4999. His email is .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Blue Sage art competition seeks young artists

The Blue Sage Center for the Arts is issuing a call for artists for its first “Tomorrow’s Masters” Youth Art Competition and Festival.

Artists ages 13–19 living in the North Fork Valley and surrounding areas are invited to submit original art for judging and display at the Blue Sage Gallery in Paonia.

The deadline is Saturday, April 23. The art will be displayed and available for sale at the Blue Sage gallery from May 3 to June 25. There will be an opening ceremony May 6, followed by a student dance and arts theme festival.

For information, call 527-7243 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Time to plan for Crawford festival’s outhouse race

You’ve heard of racing to the bathroom, but how about the race of the bathrooms?

Now is the time to plan for the annual outhouse races that take place during the Crawford Pioneer Days celebration in June, in Crawford.

Outhouses will be in the festival’s parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, followed by the race at noon. Racers will have to maneuver a short obstacle course above Crawford Town Park.

Each outhouse must have a name and someone riding inside. Structure requirements and guidelines can be obtained by calling Kim at 921-5320.

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival lineup announced

The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival recently announced the lineup for its Sept. 16–18 concerts.

The headliners will be Willie Nelson, the Flaming Lips and Big Head Todd and the Monsters.

Other performers include Dweezil Zappa Plays Zappa, moe., Marcia Ball, Fitz and the Tantrums, Mavis Staples, Anders Osborne, 7 Walkers, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Eric Bibb String Band, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, Jonathan Tyler & the Northern Lights, Lionel Young Band, The Sugar Thieves and others.

Learn more about festival passes and the beers at http://www.tellurideblues.com.

Studio offering artists seminar on April 27

Artspace will offer a seminar from 5:30–8 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at the Alpine Bank Building, 255 N. Fifth St., Room 205, concerning artwork in public places.

The seminar is for “artists who want to showcase their work and get recognition for larger public pieces and the public who wish to be informed about the process,” a news release said.

The seminar will feature three panelists: Roni Thomas, Salt Lake City administrator of public art programs; Allison Sarmo, a former liaison for the 1 Percent for the Arts program in Grand Junction; and Harlan Mosher, a sculptor and commission artists.

A $15 fee for the seminar will go toward scholarship for ongoing counselling and mentoring programs.

RSVP for the seminar by contacting Linda at Artspace, 640-8177 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


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