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Center for the Arts

606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
970-349-7487 http://crestedbuttearts.org/

January 2020

Center for the Arts: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – Damn the Torpedoes by Classic Albums Live

January 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Relive the magic of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ breakthrough release album, Damn the Torpedoes, through the superb musicianship of Classic Albums Live. Classic Albums Live recreates classic rock’s quintessential albums in their entirety – note for note and cut for cut – with superb attention to detail, reconstructing these masterpieces of our modern era with utter authenticity. Damn the Torpedoes, with renowned songs such as “Don’t Do Me Like That” and “Refugee,” was Tom Petty & the Heartbreaker’s third album, released…

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Scottish Burns Supper Fundraiser

January 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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$65

Enjoy a rare glimpse into authentic Scottish traditions and cuisine. Held every January 25 throughout Scotland in honor of the birth date of Scottish national poet Robert Burns, the lively evening includes the traditional Scottish dish, haggis, along with toasts, whisky, bagpipes, fiddle and reading Burns’ poetry. Price includes food, some drinks and an intoxicatingly good time. Location: the Center. Cost: $65 dinner-only or $95 for dinner and special Scotch whiskey tasting* When: Saturday, January 25, 5:30 – 8:30 pm…

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February 2020

CFTA: Creativity and Cocktails Series

February 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on December 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on February 4, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Creativity & Cocktails Series Experiment with all kinds of art in this fun and approachable series of rotating instructors and topics. Each workshop comes with a thematic cocktail for those 21 and older. Bring your friends! Location: The Art Studio at 111 Elk Avenue. 5 – 7 pm Reinventing & Rum:  Enjoy the process of reinventing broken or outdated jewelry pieces. Using these repurposed treasures, along with rhinestones, beads, pins, paint, and glue, create new fun wearable art! Bring any broken or…

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CFTA: Wine Wednesdays

February 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on February 5, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on February 26, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Wine Wednesdays Tasting Series Expand your palate as you experience the subtleties and intricacies of wine in this three-part series, curated and presented by Sommelier Aaron Tomcak of Mountain Spirits Liquors. Travel to Spain, Oregon and Italy throughout these laid-back classes, learning how to describe a wine’s taste and smell; how to judge a wine’s color, aroma, flavor and body; and the meaning of such wine concepts as dryness, acidity, fruitiness, tannins, varietals and vintages. Price includes heavy appetizers from…

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Watercolor & Wine

February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on January 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on February 13, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Enjoy a cathartic and educational painting experience. A great way to wind down after hitting the slopes, gain skills in watercolor painting ranging from basic washes to different kinds of masking, while exploring composition and color. Each session revolves around the creation of a single image, differing each session. Enjoy a glass of wine (or two), while you paint. These classes are designed to suite all skill levels - bracing beginners for a fun hobby, or refreshing professionals in a…

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Center for the Arts: Martin Sexton

February 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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American singer-songwriter Martin Sexton is highly regarded as a musician’s musician. A Syracuse native, Sexton got his start singing in the streets and subways of Boston in the early 90's and is now known for his wide vocal range and fingerstyle guitar. This one-of-a-kind troubadour blends soul, gospel, country, rock, blues and R&B, causing the Los Angeles Times to label him a soul poet, folkie and rocker simultaneously. Fiercely independent, Sexton has infiltrated many musical worlds, collaborating with John Mayer and Peter…

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CFTA: Yupo & Watercolor Series

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2020

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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YUPO is a unique brand of plastic paper that is often used for watercolor painting or alcohol inks. This non-absorbent surface creates pools of pigments as you paint. Utilizing YUPO, experiment with watercolor techniques and embrace a completely different style of painting. Participate in one session to dabble, or complete all three to build a new skillset in your painting repertoire. All skill levels welcome. Location: The Art Studio at 111 Elk Avenue. Instructor: Karen Hill Weekly on Wednesdays 2…

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Murder in the Mountains

February 21 - February 23
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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MURDER IN THE MOUNTAINS Bringing murder and mayhem — the fictional kind — to Crested Butte A thrilling weekend celebrating all things murder and mystery, including author conversations, a live panel exchange with Scottish crime writers, mystery writing workshops, true crime podcast discussion, youth forensics workshop, “Noir in the Bar” event, murder mystery dinner, and more! Visiting authors include: New York Times bestselling author of fourteen full-length novels in the Walt Longmire mystery series, Craig Johnson; award winning mystery & suspense writer Christine Carbo;…

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CFTA: Yupo & Watercolor Series

February 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2020

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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YUPO is a unique brand of plastic paper that is often used for watercolor painting or alcohol inks. This non-absorbent surface creates pools of pigments as you paint. Utilizing YUPO, experiment with watercolor techniques and embrace a completely different style of painting. Participate in one session to dabble, or complete all three to build a new skillset in your painting repertoire. All skill levels welcome. Location: The Art Studio at 111 Elk Avenue. Instructor: Karen Hill Weekly on Wednesdays 2…

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CFTA: Wine Wednesdays

February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 5, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on February 26, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Wine Wednesdays Tasting Series Expand your palate as you experience the subtleties and intricacies of wine in this three-part series, curated and presented by Sommelier Aaron Tomcak of Mountain Spirits Liquors. Travel to Spain, Oregon and Italy throughout these laid-back classes, learning how to describe a wine’s taste and smell; how to judge a wine’s color, aroma, flavor and body; and the meaning of such wine concepts as dryness, acidity, fruitiness, tannins, varietals and vintages. Price includes heavy appetizers from…

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March 2020

CFTA: Creativity and Cocktails Series

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on February 4, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Creativity & Cocktails Series Experiment with all kinds of art in this fun and approachable series of rotating instructors and topics. Each workshop comes with a thematic cocktail for those 21 and older. Bring your friends! Location: The Art Studio at 111 Elk Avenue. 5 – 7 pm Reinventing & Rum:  Enjoy the process of reinventing broken or outdated jewelry pieces. Using these repurposed treasures, along with rhinestones, beads, pins, paint, and glue, create new fun wearable art! Bring any broken or…

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CFTA: Yupo & Watercolor Series

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2020

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
+ Google Map

YUPO is a unique brand of plastic paper that is often used for watercolor painting or alcohol inks. This non-absorbent surface creates pools of pigments as you paint. Utilizing YUPO, experiment with watercolor techniques and embrace a completely different style of painting. Participate in one session to dabble, or complete all three to build a new skillset in your painting repertoire. All skill levels welcome. Location: The Art Studio at 111 Elk Avenue. Instructor: Karen Hill Weekly on Wednesdays 2…

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Watercolor & Wine

March 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on February 13, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Enjoy a cathartic and educational painting experience. A great way to wind down after hitting the slopes, gain skills in watercolor painting ranging from basic washes to different kinds of masking, while exploring composition and color. Each session revolves around the creation of a single image, differing each session. Enjoy a glass of wine (or two), while you paint. These classes are designed to suite all skill levels - bracing beginners for a fun hobby, or refreshing professionals in a…

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Center for the Arts: Colorado Symphony’s Beethoven

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th Birthday! One of the leading orchestras in the United States, the Colorado Symphony performs more than 150 concerts annually. Led by Music Director Brett Mitchell, the Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from the world of symphonic music and beyond. Doors: 6:00 p.m. Show: 7:30 p.m Cost: from $15 - $30, save $10 with student ID at our box office. Thursday, March…

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Galactic feat. Anjelika Jelly Joseph with Naughty Professor

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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$35

House-shaking Galactic is at the forefront of progressive New Orleans funk. The quintet magnetically epitomizes NOLA’s ever-changing music scene, interpolating R&B and jazz with contemporary rhythms of hip hop, electronica and fusion. Filtering influence from their home town and twisting it with world beats from their travels, these musical omnivores might further flex their creative muscles by weaving the blues and brass born of the Mississippi with slippery, dub-inflections or speedy rap, launching their evolutionary artistic vision into auditory ecstasy.…

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Center for the Arts: Galactic feat. Anjelika Jelly Joseph w/ Naughty Professor

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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House-shaking Galactic is at the forefront of progressive New Orleans funk. The quintet magnetically epitomizes NOLA’s ever-changing music scene, interpolating R&B and jazz with contemporary rhythms of hip hop, electronica and fusion. Filtering influence from their home town and twisting it with world beats from their travels, these musical omnivores might further flex their creative muscles by weaving the blues and brass born of the Mississippi with slippery, dub-inflections or speedy rap, launching their evolutionary artistic vision into auditory ecstasy.…

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Center for the Arts: The Young Dubliners

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Irish-American Celtic rock group The Young Dubliners deliver a high energy thrash just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Their ten albums flaunt a fusion of Irish traditional instruments with modern rock, Irish folk and a flair of jammy punk liberating original hybrids that’ll have you sloshing through pints of Guinness and dreaming of the Emerald Isle. With influences by the likes of Thin Lizzy, The Pogues, The Waterboys and U2, they’ve performed for the sold out Shamrocker Festival in…

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An Evening with Anders Osborne + Jackie Greene

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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$25

Raging, expressive guitar. Soulful, rugged singing. A phenomenal blend of self-awareness, spirit and muscle. These are just some of the words Relix Magazine uses to describe New Orleans’ blues guitar man Anders Osborne. New Orleans' Gambit Weekly recently honored Osborne as “Entertainer of the Year,” he’s OffBeat’s three-time winner of “Best Guitarist,” and twice named their “Best Songwriter.” He’s appeared on Galactic albums, co-written songs with Tab Benoit and Mike Zito, had Johnny Lang record others, and most notably wrote two songs for Keb’ Mo’s Grammy-winning…

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Center for the Arts: Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Raging, expressive guitar. Soulful, rugged singing. A phenomenal blend of self-awareness, spirit and muscle. These are just some of the words Relix Magazine uses to describe New Orleans’ blues guitar man Anders Osborne. New Orleans' Gambit Weekly recently honored Osborne as “Entertainer of the Year,” he’s OffBeat’s three-time winner of “Best Guitarist,” and twice named their “Best Songwriter.” He’s appeared on Galactic albums, co-written songs with Tab Benoit and Mike Zito, had Johnny Lang record others, and most notably wrote two songs for Keb’ Mo’s Grammy-winning…

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April 2020

CFTA: Creativity and Cocktails Series

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on February 4, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Creativity & Cocktails Series Experiment with all kinds of art in this fun and approachable series of rotating instructors and topics. Each workshop comes with a thematic cocktail for those 21 and older. Bring your friends! Location: The Art Studio at 111 Elk Avenue. 5 – 7 pm Reinventing & Rum:  Enjoy the process of reinventing broken or outdated jewelry pieces. Using these repurposed treasures, along with rhinestones, beads, pins, paint, and glue, create new fun wearable art! Bring any broken or…

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Watercolor & Wine

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on February 13, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a cathartic and educational painting experience. A great way to wind down after hitting the slopes, gain skills in watercolor painting ranging from basic washes to different kinds of masking, while exploring composition and color. Each session revolves around the creation of a single image, differing each session. Enjoy a glass of wine (or two), while you paint. These classes are designed to suite all skill levels - bracing beginners for a fun hobby, or refreshing professionals in a…

Find out more »

May 2020

CFTA: Creativity and Cocktails Series

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on February 4, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
+ Google Map

Creativity & Cocktails Series Experiment with all kinds of art in this fun and approachable series of rotating instructors and topics. Each workshop comes with a thematic cocktail for those 21 and older. Bring your friends! Location: The Art Studio at 111 Elk Avenue. 5 – 7 pm Reinventing & Rum:  Enjoy the process of reinventing broken or outdated jewelry pieces. Using these repurposed treasures, along with rhinestones, beads, pins, paint, and glue, create new fun wearable art! Bring any broken or…

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