Entertaining events around Eagle County
Passage Project at The SandbarColorado-based band The Passage Project returns to The Sandbar in Vail Friday night for a holiday dance party with Spektre an accomplished Denver DJ. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the show will get underway at 10 p.m. The cover is $10 and the show is a 21-and-over event. Call The Sandbar at 970-476-4314 for more information. Turbine at The SandbarThe New York-based rock band Turbine plays at The Sandbar Sports Grill in West Vail at 10 p.m. Saturday. Band members include Vail native Justin Kimmel. Turbine combines elements of bluegrass and funk with futuristic sounds. Tickets are $8 at the door. For more information call the Sandbar at 970-476-4314 or visit the bands Web site at http://www.myspace.com/turbine.Society of Superheroes on IceChildren will perform an ice skating show called The Society of Superheroes at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Skating Club of Vail and the Vail Recreation Districts Learn to Skate program are putting on the show. The story follows a girl who dreams about living in a comic book world where villains like The Joker kidnap good superheroes, show director Dawn Ristow said. Tickets are $7 for children, $15 for adults and $40 for a family of four. Visit http://www.skateclubvail.com, or call 970-479-2271 for details. Artist Steve Kaufman at Masters GalleryArtist Steve Kaufman will hold an exhibit at Masters Gallery from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Kaufman was the assistant to famous “pop” artist Andy Warhol. His collection at Masters Gallery includes portraits of Warhol and paintings of The Beatles that Kaufman says are the last Beatles portraits of his career. For more information, call 970-477-0600.Oil painter at Cogswell GalleryCogswell Gallery in Vail is hosting an artist reception for Allen Lund Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m. Lund, who will be present for the reception, is a Utah-based oil painter who spends his summers in Vail. His landscape portraits represent the natural beauty of Colorado and Utah. Many of the artists paintings will be on display and for sale in the gallery from Saturday through Jan. 15. There is no fee for the reception. For more information, call 970-476-1769 or visit http://www.cogswellgallery.com.
Dionne Warwick at the VilarLegendary singer Dionne Warwick will perform Saturday night at the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek. Some of her biggest hits include Wishin and Hopin, Walk On By, and I Say A Little Prayer. She had a slew of hits between the 60s and the 90s and continues to make new music today. Her four-decade career has garnered her five Grammy Awards. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $85, $100 or $115 depending on seating. For more information, call 888-920-2787 or visit http://www.vilarpac.org.After Christmas saleBeaver Creek merchants will be putting on an after Christmas sale today and Saturday. Complimentary ice skating will be available at the Black Family Ice Rink with a receipt from any Beaver Creek retailer. For more information, call 970-845-9090. New Beginnings with Patrick MatthewsThe Sportsmans Gallery & Paderewski Fine Art present Patrick Matthews New Beginnings. An artist reception with Matthews in attendance is set for Saturday and Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. The gallery is located on the plaza at the base of the Hyatt in Beaver Creek. Call 970-949-6036 for more information.Send your entertainment briefs and high-resolution images to firstname.lastname@example.org.