Wednesday, October 29, 2008

November Events

The Majesty of the Night concert
November 01, 2008 to November 03, 20087:30 pm November 1 and 3, 2008Advance ticket prices are $16.00 for adults, $15.00 for seniors. At-the-door prices are $18.00 for adults, $16.00 for seniors. All student tickets are $7.50.
The concert theme highlights music composed and performed for evening events. Two Haydn compositions, a contemporary work, Night Water, by Eric Whitacre, Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes, and the Rachmaninoff Vespers combine to create an unprecedented evening of musical experience.
Mesa State Recital Hall970-263-0910

Boulder Acoustic Society Concert
November 01, 2008 7 pm.$15
From festivals to rock clubs, dive bars to house concerts, BAS has won fans wherever they have appeared. "We are really happy to bring this incredible group to our Radio Room audience." said Radio Room Manager, John Anglim. "it's exactly the kind of act that our audience loves great writing, wonderful musicianship, and a great connection with their audience. Boulder Acoustic Society is going to be talked about for years to come! --------ALSO-- Come early at 5:30 for the opening of the art exhibit in the Radio Room featuring works by the Rocky Mountain Collage Society.
Radio Room at KAFM1310 Ute Avenue, CO 241-8801 ext 7

Cultural & Literacy Fest
November 01, 2008 10am-4pm
Informational booths and displays, refreshments, prizes, face painting, and clowns. Entertainment by Talking Rythms drum group at 11am, Celtic Dancers at Noon, Sultan's Pride bellydancers at 1pm and Ballet Folkloric at 2pm.
Mesa County Public Library530 Grand Ave, CO 970-245-5522

The Majesty of the Night-Chorale Performance
November 01, 2008 7:30pm$16 Adults in advance, $15 Seniors in advance, $18 Adults at door, $16 Seniors at door, $7.50 students
The Western Colorado Chorale presents music composed and performed just for this evening's events.
Recital Hall-Moss Performing Arts CenterMesa State College, 1231 N. 12th Street, CO 970-243-6787

Free Sunday at the Botanical Gardens
November 02, 2008 10:00 AM - 4:30 PMFREE
Free Sunday at the Botanical Gardens, Greenhouse and Butterfly House on the first Sunday of every month throughout the year. We are thrilled to announce that the Colorado Java House now will be selling coffee and tea in the Greenhouse on Free Sundays. 50% of the proceeds will benefit the WCBG!
Western Colorado Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House641 Struthers Ave., CO 970-245-9030

Free Family Skate Night
November 04, 2008 6:40-9pm
Every first Tuesday of the month, enjoy free skating and a free mini-lesson on ice.
Glacier Ice Arena2515 River Road, CO 970-242-7465

Music to Your Ears
November 05, 2008 4-6pm
Interactive program for learning more about music with live guitar performance. Presented by author of "A Composer's Guide to Understanding Music," Dr. Brandon.
Mesa County Public Library530 Grand Ave, CO 970-683-2437

Ballif Duo-Flute & Clarinet Performance
November 05, 2008 7:30pm$10 Adults, $8 Seniors, $5 Students/Children
Performing the world premiere of "Regal Variations" by Sy Brandon. Kristi Ballif on flute and Adam Ballif on clarinet.
Recital Hall-Moss Performing Arts CenterMesa State College, 1231 N. 12th Street, CO 970-248-1604

Shel's Shorts-Theatrical Performance
November 06, 2008 to November 08, 20087:30pm$10 adults, $8 Seniors, $5 students. Must be age 14+
Beloved children's author, Shel Silverstein, reveals his less retained, more adult sense of humor in this fantastic theatrical retreat especially for grownups. This series of short scenes features a host of quirky characters and the type of biting, sardonic wit that only Shel Silverstein can deliver.
Black Box-Moss Performing Arts CenterMesa State College, 1231 N 12th Street, CO 970-248-1604

Poetry Reading Series
November 06, 2008 7pm
Poets and writers of Mesa State College featuring readings by T.J. Gerlach, Jennifer Hancock and Constance Holland.
Planet Earth & the Four Direction Gallery524 Colorado Ave, Downtown Grand Junction, CO 970-256-9630

Pianist Joel Fan
November 07, 2008 7:30 pmTickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door, students are $5.
Western Slope Chamber Music Series presents pianist Joel Fan. What a season opener to inaugurate the new Steinway piano! World-famous pianist Joel Fan is a member of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble
American Lutheran Church631 26 ½ Road, CO

US Bank Rim Rock Run
November 08, 2008
Packet Pick-Up will take place at U.S. Bank located at 422 White Avenue in downtown Grand Junction from noon until 5pm on Friday November 7. Comfort Inn located at 400 Jurassic Avenue in Fruita will host packet pick-up from 6pm until 8pm on Friday November 7. There will be no race day packet pick-up or registration.
Colorado National Monument

Veterans' Day Parade
November 08, 2008 2-3pm
Main StreetDowntown Grand Junction, CO

Second Saturday Film Series-Reprise
November 08, 2008 3pm and 7pmMember $5.50, Adults $8, Students $6.50
REPRISE: A reflection on friendship and youthful exuberance. Reprise is buoyed by visual flourish and an infectious energy - a throwback to the French New Wave - mixes film stocks, delights in cinematic references, and employs flashbacks, flashforwards.
Avalon Theater645 Main Street, Downtown Grand Junction, CO 970-242-2188

Symphony Gala: Paint the Town Red!
November 15, 2008 Contact Symphony office: (970) 243-6787
Dance to the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, dine on gourmet fare and fine wine, and discover all the enchantment that awaits at the Paint the Town Red Symphony Gala. The ballroom will be aglow with friends new and old as the Grand Junction Symphony celebrates its 31st season. Tables for 10 or individual seating at host tables now available.
Two Rivers Convention Center Ballroom

RECKLESS -- Dinner Theatre
November 19, 2008 to November 22, 20087:30 pmFor tickets and information, please call Box Office at (970) 248-1604.
An award-winning Christmas fable for our time. Rachel has a problem. It’s Christmas Eve and she is ecstatically happy, as she repeatedly tells her husband Tom. Suddenly he reveals he has taken a contract on her life and she’s out the window—literally. This black comedy follows Rachel through a bizarre and fantastic journey down the rabbit hole as she travels cross-country in search of a “home.” -------------- A buffet-style meal will be served in the Mesa Experimental Theatre (a.k.a. Black Box) 90 minutes prior to each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday performance.
Robinson Theatre at Moss Performing Arts Cente1100 North Avenue, CO (970) 248-1604

Grand Junction Cowboy Poetry Gathering
November 21, 2008 to November 22, 2008Friday 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.Daytime Sessions Free; Evening Programs $5.00--Children under 12 free
Poems, songs stories of the working cowboy liven up the Museum of Western Colorado’s Whitman Educational Center on November 21 and 22, 2008. Poets and musicians from Colorado and other Western states will join local performers offering a wide variety of programming over the two days. -----The Grand Junction Cowboy Poetry Gathering is presented by the Museum of Western Colorado and the Colorado Council on the Arts and is funded in part by a grant from the Western Colorado Community Foundation.
Whitman Educational Center248 S. Fourth Street, CO (970) 242-0971 ext. 221

Elinor Frey, Cello
November 23, 2008 7 pm$15.00 donation, limited seating.
More infomation to follow.
662 26 Road, CO

Wells Fargo Tree Lighting
November 28, 2008 5:00 p.m.
In the manner of Times Square, the Wells Fargo Christmas Tree and the rest of Main Street light up to officially kick off the holiday season in Downtown Grand Junction.
In Front of Wells Fargo Bank4th & Main Streets, CO

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