Latest News – January 16
Here’s What’s Happening in Leadville This Weekend
There’s a few entertainment choices for tonight, from a movie, to live music, to a creative writing showcase; take your pick!
Leadville Community Movie Night continues tonight Friday, Jan. 16 with the movie Pitch Perfect. Doors open at 8 p.m. at the Colorado Mountain College – Leadville, Climax Building Gym. Admission is free. Movie goers are welcome to bring their own snacks and (non-alcoholic) beverages (no glass).
Pitch Perfect is a 2012 American musical comedy film follows a college women’s a cappella group, The Barden Bellas, as they compete against another a cappella group from their college to win Nationals.
If that musical movie gets you in the mood for more great tunes, then head on out to The Scarlet (21+ with ID), for some toe tappin’, hip swaying tunes at the corner of 4th and historic Harrison Avenue in downtown Lead Vegas! Come and check out the bluegrass rock of the Matt Spinks Trio band at The Scarlet. This fun kicks off at 10 p.m., but it’s Friday so head out early and celebrate the beautiful winter weather.
If you’re ready to share your own creative endeavors, then don’t miss tonight’s opportunity to do just that at 508 Harrison Avenue. The City On A Hill Coffee Shop presents an evening of entertainment by Cloud City Writers.
Tonight, January 16, from 6-8 p.m. join the fun for snippets by local writers, while sipping your favorite espresso!
Poets, novelists, short story writers, and playwrights will share their favorite projects in 6 minutes or less.
Bring a sample of your own work, and if time permits, the showcase will continue with an open mic format. Bring a friend! Don’t be shy!
Saturday’s Backyard Rail Jam Kick’s Off at CMC Series
This year, the Annual Colorado Mountain College’s Cloud City Rail Jam has been extended into a three part series because more jams are more fun. The first in the series – The Backyard Jam – will take place tomorrow Jan. 17 from 12:30 – 1 p.m. Registration begins at 11 a.m., followed by course inspection & practice at 11:30 a.m.
All riders are required to wear a helmet. Competition is a 30 minute jam format, with judges scoring based on style, difficulty & a multitude of tricks. Awards Ceremony starts at 1:15 p.m., with prizes going to best overall male & female in each discipline.
Series registration is open to all riders 16+, and there is no registration fee for the first two events. Riders can participate in any and all events and will accumulate points throughout the series. Prizes will be awarded at each event with the grand prize winner announced at the final event, the Annual Cloud City Rail Jam. The first two events will be held in the backyard terrain park (behind Mountain View Residence Hall) and more information: LINK.