Briefs for March 12 |

Briefs for March 12

Fund-raiser at CHS March 26

Brent Rowan will perform for Christian Heritage School’s Annual Auction Fund-raiser on March 26. This year’s theme, “The Fingerprints of God,” celebrates the children at CHS. A silent auction starts at 6 p.m. and will be followed by dessert. The evening’s entertainment starts at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $25, and reservations must be made in advance as seating is limited. Call 879-1760.

Tread benefit tonight at 6

“Treading the Grapes: A benefit for the Tread of Pioneers Museum” features wine, appetizers and desserts, live music by the Yampa Valley Boys and historical films. The benefit will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight in Centennial Hall on the corner of 10th and Oak streets. Tickets are $35 and are available at the museum and The Bottleneck. Call 879-2214.

Duckbutter next week

After almost seven years away, Duckbutter is reuniting for one weekend, March 19 and 20. Watch for them in next week’s 4-Points.

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Last day for Gail sculptures

This is the last day to view bronze sculpture by Arizona artist Gail at TEI Fine Art in the Torian Plum Plaza. Call 879-2240.

Getter to speak at museum

“From Timbuktu and Back,” an educational lecture by Robin Getter, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Tread of Pioneers Museum community room. Through this multimedia presentation, explore the people, village life, dance, music and architecture of Mali, West Africa. Call 870-9977.

Blues Traveler tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for Blues Traveler. Blues Traveler will return to Steamboat for a 21-and-older show at 8 p.m. April 9 in the Steamboat Grand Hotel and Conference Center Ballroom. Tickets are $25 in advance; $28 at the door. Tickets are available at All That Jazz, Mount Werner Sinclair and Gondola Sportstalker. To charge by phone, call 303-830-TIXS.

Audition for ‘Cabaret’ at 7

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council hosts “Cabaret” auditions from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at the Depot Art Center.

The producers are looking for singers, actors and comedians who are aren’t afraid to carry on for a “cheap laugh.”

“Cabaret” has been a mud season tradition for more than 20 years. It is a variety show filled with skits and satire. Bring material to perform a clever song, skit or idea.

“Cabaret” will be performed May 6, 7 and 8.

For more information, call 879-9008.

Vocal class at CMC Saturday

The Emerald City Opera and Colorado Mountain College are continuing their vocal masterclass and pedagogy series. The next class will be held Saturday on the CMC campus.

Recognized opera professionals teach each class. Featured vocal artists from the Emerald City Opera will teach masterclasses while in residence in Steamboat Springs for opera concerts. Students will have the opportunity to sing a piece for the group and one of the master teachers and to be personally coached by mezzo-soprano Jean Kraft of the Metropolitan Opera (retired), soprano Constance Haldaman, soprano Jane Thorngren or Walter MacNeill, tenor.

Students who do not wish to perform are encouraged to register as auditors to gain the benefits of observing the vocal process at work.

Each masterclass will be limited to a maximum of 12 students, allowing performers up to 20 minutes of personal instruction with the teacher. Separate sessions will be dedicated to youth voices and adult voices. Students will be expected to be able to perform one complete song from memory and will need the approval of their private voice instructor to register.

For more information, call Keri Rusthoi at 879-1996.

Exhibits at Tread museum

The exhibits “A Century of Valley Vows: A Community Exhibit” and “Foundations of Steamboat: The Gossard Family” are on display at the Tread of Pioneers Museum.