Latest News – August 30
Scarlet’s Mural Contest: Your Turn To Vote Tonight!
Tonight’s the night for you to voice your opinion about what you think should be painted on the corner of 4th & Harrison Avenue in downtown Leadville. Friday, August 30, the Colorado PBR Art Show, a.k.a The Scarlet Mural Contest, will anounce the People’s Choice Award.
Have you stopped in to check out the entries? Pretty impressive! And something to weigh in on when it comes to your opinion, because this mural will be eventually be painted on the north side of The Scarlet Bar at 326 Harrison Avenue in historic downtown Leadville.Some mural samples from tonight’s PBR Artwork Contest – People’s Choice!
Some incredible pieces are on display for all to vote on. In fact, the deadline for submission was recently extended because of the level of interest from area artists.
So tonight – Friday Agust 30 – at 6 p.m., The Scarlet is having the Pabst Blue Ribbon Art Contest Party. There will be live entertainment by Chi McClean, Delicious High Mountain Pies for guests and plenty of PBR to go around and around.
After The Peoples Choice Award, mural organizers will then guide the choice(s) through the planning and zoning/city processes. Upon approval, the Grand Prize winner will receive $500, in addition to having their design painted on the exterior wall for all to see.
Here’s a link to a story about the PBR mural recently painted on the side of the Victoria Tavern in Salida.Bill Hudson’s design which was transformed into a mural on the side of Salida’s Victoria Tavern. Photo: Pagosa Springs Daily News.
Gotta Be At St. George’s Saturday Night!
The St. George Concert Series continues tomorrow night, Saurday,, August 31 with Gotta Be, described as acoustic Americana music.Gotta Be plays Saturday at St. George’s.
The concert is from 7 to 9 p.m. and benefits the community meals program at St. George’s Church at Pine and 4th Streets. Cost is $15 at the door.
The Montrose group of musicians consist of Barb Bernhardt on the electric bass and banjo; Margaret Freeman, percussion; and Glenda Fletchall, electric guitar and mandolin. Their music is described as ranging from upbeat tunes to traditional blues to jazz and ballads.
Information is available at www.reverbnation.com/gottabe.