Marc Berger to perform at Crested Butte Library Thursday
Marc Berger will be performing an outdoor concert at the Crested Butte Library, Thursday, June 9 at 5:30 p.m. Inspired by his lifelong love affair with the American West, RIDE, Berger’s current release, presents 10 cinematic recordings capturing the vastness and romance of the west’s wide-open spaces. Berger has performed at Austin’s South by Southwest Music Festival and The Kerrville Folk Festival and has opened shows for Bob Dylan and other national acts. His song The Last One was a staple of Richie Havens’ concerts for years, and has been quoted in the New York Times and featured on CBS Evening News.
Feel entitled? Ten-Minute plays perform this weekend
The Ten-Minute Play festival opens at the Mallardi Cabaret Theatre Thursday, June 9 and play through Saturday, June 11. The house and bar open at 7 p.m., with curtain at 7:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Entitlement,” with five outstanding, funny, tongue-in-cheek plays written, directed and acted by some of Crested Butte’s best performers. All tickets are $12 and can be purchased by calling the box office at (970) 349-0366 or online at cbmountaintheatre.org.
Call for playwrights at the GAC
If you’re a scribe of scripts, a potentate of prose, a person of letters perpetually possessed with a proclivity for putting pen to paper, then submit your scrivening to the Gunnison Arts Center and compete to be part of the 8×10 Play Festival this September. The theme for the festival is “Serendipity” and submissions are due by August 2 at 5 p.m. Entries must be kept to 10 minutes. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three finalists. Go to www.gunnisonartscenter.com for complete festival rules and details.
This Saturday, June 11 the Gunnison County Republicans will host an event from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Ol’ Miner in Gunnison so locals can meet candidates running for federal, state and county office. Please take this opportunity to meet and talk with them and thank them for pursuing public service.
And if you want to hang out with Gunnison County Democrats, their annual Roosevelt-Truman dinner is being held Sunday, June 12 at the I-Bar Ranch in Gunnison. Doors open at 4 p.m. with the buffet starting at 5 p.m. There will be plenty of political types there to chat with.
June 9- Kirk Apt, Brad English, Bobby Gordon, Taylor Zurmuhlen, Taj and Skylar Crawford, Sean Riley
June 10- T.J. Campbell, Shelley
Jordi, Ben Preston, Stephen Mabry,
June 11- Jill Clair, Peter Bogardus, Lisa Holes, Jay Sunter, Evan Kezsbom
June 12- Hunter Gaither, Jane Thomas, Billy Rankin, Tyler Cappellucci
June 13- Bruce Cozadd, Buddy Ramstetter, Phil Roy, Isaac Huxley Sorock, Aaron Tomcak
June 14- Anna Fenerty, Justin Feder, Loki Hastings, Tess Fenerty, Joe de Compiegne
June 15-Chris Garren, Laura Hilton, William Holes, Jason Fries