Entertainment Briefs: June 28-July 4

Symphony moving office to Main Street

The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra will move its office from the Alpine Bank Building to a space it will share with Colorado Public Radio, 414 Main St.

The move will begin Monday, July 8, and is expected to be completed by the middle of the week.

Go to gjsymphony.org or call 243-6787 for information.

Film camp students make monument videos


Nineteen students from Central High School participated in a recent week-long residential film camp at Colorado Mesa University.

Students were given the assignment to choose a topic relevant to Colorado National Monument, interview local experts and shoot footage for a two-to-four minute video. The topics chosen included highlighting new rock work on Serpent’s Trail, showcasing the excitement of visitors bicycling Rim Rock Drive, and sharing the monument stories of geology and erosion.

The camp was made possible through a grant from the National Park Foundation and support from the Colorado National Monument Association.

Go to youtube.com/filmcamp2013 to view the camp produced videos.

Artspace grant applications available


Applications are available through Sept. 6 for an Artspace grant for an individual artist.

Artists in six counties on the Western Slope — Glenwood, Mesa, Delta, Montrose, Gunnison and Hinsdale — can apply for the grant that offers funds for art supplies, tools, workshops, consultants, technology and more. Funds must be used in 2014.

Go to artspacecolorado.org, call 640-8177 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to obtain an application.

A free proposal writing workshop will be offered from 5:30–6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 to help those wanting to apply. RSVP for the workshop by email, phone or at the website.

Palisade art camp set to begin in July


Palisade Recreation will present an art camp for children ages 9–12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 9–30, at the Palisade Community Center.

The camp will feature introduction to a variety of art mediums and will include take-home projects.

Registration is $40 and students should register by Friday, July 5, by calling 464-5602.


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