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One more weekend for ‘Brilliant Traces’

Thingamajig Theatre Company has only one more weekend of the show “Brilliant Traces” starring Tim and Laura Moore as and Henry and Rosanna — two people who have run away from their lives and wind up stuck together in a cabin in Alaska during a blizzard. It is a quirky and heart wrenching story that whispers of a Pagosan’s life. The doors open this Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at www.pagosacenter.org or by calling 731-SHOW. Reservations are highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Come see the show that patrons are calling, “as good or better than anything I’ve seen at Creede.”

‘Rustic’ gallery show

The fine art exhibit titled “Rustic” is closing at the Pagosa Spring Center for the Arts on May 30. The show hosts some of Pagosa’s most talented artists as well as pieces from the collection of two of Alaska’s well-known artists, Melvin and Karen Olanna. Gallery hours this weekend are Thursday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 6-7 p.m. and Sunday from 1-2 p.m. Or call (970) 507-0408 for an appointment. Come enjoy a glass of wine and music as you view the vibrant art.

Seeking actors

The Thingamajig Theatre Company is seeking two actors who can play ages 45-60 to play Greg and Kate in the upcoming production of “Sylvia.” The show runs Friday-Sunday late June to mid-July. Interested people should contact artistic director Tim Moore at tim@thingtheatre.org. Rehearsals start immediately upon casting. All positions are paid.

Open call to artists

The Center for the Arts Gallery is issuing an open call to artists for the upcoming show “A Dog’s Life,” which runs June 3- July 24 and corresponds with Thingamajig Theatre Company’s production of “Sylvia” — an hilarious and heartwarming comedy about a dog who adopts a man, much to the displeasure of his wife. The gallery is encouraging all mediums for this art show, including small and crafty pieces such as artistic dog dishes, collars, sweaters, etc. as well as fine art. Artists are required to bring their art to the center on June 12 from 2-6 p.m. and June 13 from 4-7 p.m. Art must be removed July 24 from 1-5 p.m.

The gallery is charging $1 per piece for hanging time and wall patches and will take a 20-percent commission from work sold during the show. Summer business hours at the center start June 15 are from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday–Saturday and Sunday from 10-2. All types of art are welcome; we will hang and display pieces according to medium. Artists must bring business card-sized tags for their artwork as well as a small 5x7 artist bio.

E-mail laura@pagosacenter.org or call (970) 507-0408 for more information. Check our website www.pagosacenter.org for more information about upcoming shows.

Register for Kids Theater Summer Camp

This summer, kids can come to the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts for a fun-filled three-week camp where they will study acting, singing and dancing through many fun theatre games as they rehearse for the Disney show “Jungle Book.” 

Camp starts Tuesday. July 5. and runs Monday through Thursday until July 21 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  Campers must bring a sack lunch, a water bottle and sunscreen, as some activities will take place outside. The first annual Theater Summer Camp is run by the Center for the Arts executive director Laura Moore. Laura has years of experience acting on a variety of stages as well as running the Summer Camp in Lake Dillon, Colo. She is also the teacher of the spring and fall Kids Playshops where the kids write and perform an original work together.  The camp is open to kids ages 7-12.  The cost is $300 for kids who register before June 25 and $325 for kids who register after June 25.  The final performance for the camp will take place on Thursday July 25, at 5:30 p.m. All campers must be able to attend the final performance unless given special permission by Laura Moore at the time of registration.  The first week of camp is open to kids who are unable to attend the whole camp or the performance for $150.  Registration forms and checks can be mailed to Thingamajig Theatre Company 2313 Eagle Drive Pagosa Springs CO, 81147.

LASSO concert and dance

On June 11 at 7 p.m. the doors open to the Center for the Arts for the annual fund-raiser dance and concert put on by LASSO, the local horse rescue group. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling LASSO at 264-0095 or e-mailing lassohorses@yahoo.com.

The talented Tim Sullivan and Narrow Gauge will play from 7-11 p.m.

Tickets include food and there will be a cash bar serving soft drinks, Margaritas, beer and wine.

Off the Page Literary Tour

On June 28 from 7-9 p.m. the Off the Page Literary Tour will perform at the Center for the Arts as their final stop on a national tour before heading home to New Mexico. Poets and musicians work together to tell stories.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. Information about the poets can be found at www.wix.com/physicalpoet/tangenttour.

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