Month : September 2016

Black Resonators’ Shine Delphi returns to Upper Ark Valley Saturday

| September 22, 2016

Shine Delphi, well-known locally as guitarist-vocalist for The Black Resonators, will return to Chaffee County this week for performances in Buena Vista and Salida. Delphi, …

September Poetry Night Features Santa Fe Poet Debbi Brody

| September 21, 2016

The September Poetry Night continued the success of the first Poetry Night in August, attracting a full house to Café Dawn, which hosts the event. Poetry Night organizer …

Colony Funk to Make ‘Super Funky Mash Up’ at Victoria Tavern This Weekend

| September 19, 2016

Up-and-comers Colony Funk from Fort Collins will return to downtown Salida’s Victoria Tavern for an 8 p.m. show Saturday, Sept. 24. We spoke with the …

Mel Strawn at The Sellars Project Space: Expanding Borders

| September 19, 2016

Artist Mel Strawn unveiled a staggering body of work, spanning from the 1950s to the present, at the opening of his show Borders. The work is …

‘Watershed’ Space in Buena Vista is Fertile Ground

| September 13, 2016

On Saturday September 10, among the many artistic events in the Upper Arkansas Valley, was an open house for a new concept in community space …

Lady and The Gentlemen: The Band Name Speaks For Itself

| September 13, 2016

This Saturday, September 17 is another banner day for music in the valley.  Boulder, Colorado favorites from Vertex weekend: Lady and The Gentlemen will return …

Poetry Night Series Continues at Cafe Dawn, With A Rich History

| September 13, 2016

August marked the beginning of a new series of poetry nights at Salida’s Café Dawn.  At the helm of this public poetry rebirth are café …

Porcelain Hill Returns Triumphantly to the Lariat

| September 12, 2016

When a  trio of kids swaggers into a club, asks to talk to the manager during a busy night with a band playing, then asks …

Southern Blues Rockers ‘The New Offenders’ Talk to The Ark About Powering Through

| September 9, 2016

Houston based band ‘The New Offenders’ puts together something familiar in powerful, drum and guitar led blues howls, but with a youthful energy and willingness …

Salida Fiber Festival Weaves Tapestry of Creativity

| September 8, 2016

The Salida Fiber Festival, now in its fifth year, boasts a regional reputation as a major wool and fiber event, rivaling the 33-year-old Taos Wool …