This fall, join Wilderness Workshop in honoring our organization’s most valuable resource: YOU, our fabulous members. Help us celebrate and say goodbye to our outgoing Executive Director, Sloan Shoemaker, in Sopris Park in Carbondale on Friday, September 21 from 5-9 p.m.
In this space each week, given that it’s the editor’s pick and I’m the titular editor, I feel it’s important to show impartiality in my choices and not give in to the urges of nepotism. I like to remain unbiased and give everyone a fair shake, but not this week. This week I’m hyping an old friend: Erin Rigney, longtime Carbondale resident and, recently, impressively successful encaustic artist.
For the second time in two weeks, sounds of music will once again fill downtown Carbondale Friday night as KDNK Carbondale Community Access Radio hosts the Hoot, a free concert in the Fourth Street Plaza, featuring the afrobeat group Atomga, rock flamenco duo El Javi and a set from DJ Flash.
Incorporating yoga, meditation, and other types of mindful healing into one’s lifestyle can be an important part of overall wellness. Likewise, for Eaden and Deva Shantay, the owners of True Nature Healing Arts in Carbondale, integrating a new kiva into the facility’s other elements was imperative. Happily, the result delivers on their desires far better than they could have even imagined.
The 47th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair is just less than 2 weeks away and Roaring Fork Beer Company is preparing for their biggest fair year yet as the exclusive beer providers with 5 taps and 2 special-made fair beers for the Cantina!
Affordable Housing in Carbondale is crucial and you can help make it happen! The Town of Carbondale in partnership with the Carbondale Creative District is pleased to invite you to participate in our Carbondale Affordable Creative Space Survey, aimed at understanding affordable housing needs for Carbondale’s Creative Community.
The Carbondale Mountain Fair began in 1972 with 20 booths showcasing local artists and artisans. Today, the Mountain Fair draws over 145 vendors poised to bring their unique and diverse homemade wares to town each summer. In addition to vendors, Mountain Fair features non-stop entertainment–both in live music and various forms of performing arts; a family-area called The Oasis which provides interactive, creative experiences for children; great food; friendly competitions that run the gamut from pie baking to wood splitting, and an amazing spirit.
Each year, the Carbondale Clay Center selects one national artist to invite for a solo show. This year’s national artist opening reception for “Minimal, Less is More” will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on First Friday, June 1st, at the Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St. The show will be available for viewing from June 1 - June 29 in the Carbondale Clay Center Gallery.
ou may have missed Community Clay Days but there are more opportunities for participation on the Rio Grande ARTway coming up. Shannon Muse will be leading the creation of a mosaic table for the Latino Folk Art Garden through May and June. You can be part of this creation starting May 24th as we delve into the design of the table
Join us for much-loved weekly + specialty + school year + summer art workshops, classes, and camps. Workshops meet once a week throughout the school year and Monday - Thursday or Friday throughout the summer!
Carbondale Arts is pleased to announce the recipients of our new Artist Fellowship Program (AFP), consisting of three artist grant opportunities: The Alleghany Meadows Fellowship, The Ro Mead Community Arts Grant, and The Carbondale Arts Career Advancement Grant.