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dinner & movie
downtown partnership
January 23, 2015  to  January 29, 2015
R (for strong language including some sexual references)
1 hour 46 minutes - Drama.

Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher, an instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods, leads the top jazz ensemble in the school. Fletcher discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band, forever changing the young man's life. Andrew's passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher continues to push him to the brink of both his ability-and his sanity. (C) Sony Classics.

5 Academy Award Nominations. Golden Globe Winner, Best Supporting Actor - J.K. Simmons

Friday, January 23rd..................................Show time canceled due to Sony technical glitch
Saturday, January 24th.............................Show time canceled due to Sony technical glitch
Sunday, January 25th................................NO FILMS
Monday, January 26th................................5:15pm & 7:30
Tuesday, January 27th..............................5:00pm
Wednesday, January 28th........................5:15pm & 7:30
Thursday, January 29th.............................5:15pm & 7:30
Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3
January 24, 2015  to  January 25, 2015
Saturday, January 24 at 7:30pm
Sunday, January 25 at 4pm
Reserved seating from $5 - $40
The Grand Junction Symphony presents Zwilich’s Concerto Grosso, Brahms’ Haydn Variations and Denver pianist Katie Mahan performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3.

Purchase tickets at the Symphony office on 414 Main Street, call 970-243-6787, or online at:
Wedding of a Lifetime
January 25, 2015 11am-3pm
Admission is $5, Ages 12 and under are free!

Magic 93.1 Presents The 13th Annual "Wedding of a Lifetime" Wedding Expo! January 25, 2015 from 11am - 3pm at Two Rivers Convention Center. This is Western Colorado's premier wedding event! Make planning your wedding day enjoyable and stress free at this "one-stop shop" for all of your wedding needs! Photographers, caterers, venues, event planners and more!
Earth to Echo - Dinner & A Movie
January 27, 2015 7:30pm
$6 per person without a dinner receipt
Every Tuesday enjoy dinner at any Downtown Grand Junction Restaurant and bring your receipt to the Avalon for 2 free admissions to the movies.

Rated PG (for some action and peril, and mild language) Action & Adventure. 1 hr. 29 min.

“In Relativity's PG summer family adventure movie, Tuck, Munch and Alex are a trio of inseparable friends whose lives are about to change. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys begin receiving a strange series of signals on their phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they team up with another school friend, Emma, and set out to look for the source of their phone signals. What they discover is something beyond their wildest imaginations: a small alien who has become stranded on Earth. In need of their help, the four friends come together to protect the alien and help him find his way home. This journey, full of wonder and adventure, is their story, and their secret." (c) Relativity
A King of the Hammers Film
January 31, 2015 7pm
The Grand Mesa Jeep Club presents A King of the Hammers Film "Element of Survival". Proceeds go to a local family for "Crawlin' to a Cure".

Tickets are available at Rockstar Kustomz, Alcan Spring, Baker Transmission Service, Barney 4X4, Driveline Service 4X4 Center, Grease Monkey, Jimmy's 4X4, Motor City Alignment, Pro Powder Coating, Safari LTD, Spring Works & Van Winkle's Auto Repair. For more information call 970-858-1394
Cirque Ziva - Golden Dragon Acrobats
February 05, 2015
$20 - All the upper mezzanine
$25 - All the lower mezzanine plus rows 19-21 on the Orchestra
$30 - Everything else on the floor including Rows A and B

Danny Chang and his Golden Dragon Acrobats continue their relentless, 30+ year US touring schedule of centuries-old Chinese art form. Since 1985, they remain the only Chinese acrobatic company touring year-round in the United States, and present over 200 performances annually. In 2005, their Broadway debut and seven-week run at the New Victory Theater earned two prestigious New York Drama Desk Awards nominations (Angela Chang for Best Choreography and Danny Chang for Most Unique Theatrical Experience).
Charge by phone 243-TIXS or buy tickets online at:
13th Annual Home Loan Taste of the Grand Valley
February 09, 2015

Adult: $13
Senior/Student/Military: $10
Child (ages 4 – 12): $6
Get your tickets early! Tickets increase $5 at the door on the day of the event.
Plan to spend the evening with your family at the 13th Annual Home Loan Taste of the Grand Valley at Two Rivers Convention Center.

The Home Loan Taste of the Grand Valley is a food festival featuring a wide array of local restaurants, catering companies and food products. Exhibitors provide samples of their food and/or beverage, and participants enjoy an evening of tasting and fun, all while supporting United Way of Mesa County. This is our signature event!

Exhibitors compete for “Best of Taste” awards. Attendees get to vote for the best in categories like: taste, booth design, main dish, drink, dessert and more!.

Tickets can be purchased at: Mesa County City Markets, Enstrom Candies, Home Loan Insurance and the United Way of Mesa County office - 422 White Ave., 3rd Floor, Suite 337.

For more information visit www.unitedwaymesacounty.org or call 970-243-5364 or get tickets on line at:
King N' Trio and the Western Colorado Jazz Orchesta
February 14, 2015
Doors Open at 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm
$25 to $45
Local favorite King N' Trio join the Grand Junction Symphony for their signature brand of toe-tapping Americana, in the first half of a spilt bill evening with a second half performance by the Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra.

Purchase tickets at the Symphony office on 414 Main Street, call 970-243-6787, or online at:
February 15, 2015
Doors Open at 1:00pm
Movie at approximately 1:30pm
*Brief presentation prior to film*
A writer believes the key to solving his many troubles with the opposite sex can be found by retracing the steps of his youth. Science-fiction scribe John Henderson (Albert Brooks) can't find a solid relationship, so he moves back in with his mother, Beatrice (Debbie Reynolds). John means well, and he seems to genuinely believe that a better understanding of his mom will lead to dating success. But when they begin to bicker, both start rethinking the arrangement.
Les Claypool's Duo De Twang
February 20, 2015
$35 Floor
$30 Lower Mezzanine
$20 Upper Mezzanine
(service charges may apply)
Sandstone Concerts presents, from Primus, it's Les Claypool's Duo De Twang

Tickets will be on sale Saturday, December 6th at 10am at City Market, Triple Play and Back Porch Music.

For more information or to charge by phone call 970-243-8497 or buy tickets online at:
One Book, One Mesa County - Author Meet and Greet
February 21, 2015 Doors open at 6pm, Author speaks at 7pm
This year's One Book, One Mesa County official selection is "Can't we talk about something more pleasant" by Roz Chast. You can check out the book from Mesa County Libraries today.
Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Band
February 26, 2015 Doors open at 6:30 pm, Show starts at 7:30pm
$49.50 - $59.50 plus service charges
Sandstone Concerts presents, Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Band

Tickets will be on sale Thursday, January 22, at 10am locally at City Market stores, Back Porch Music, and Triple Play. Charge by Phone 243-TIXS or buy tickets online at TicketsWest.com

For more information check out www.sandstoneconcerts.com.

To charge by phone call 970-243-8497 or TicketsWest 866-464-2626
Townsquare Media Presents Rodney Carrington
February 27, 2015
First Show : Doors open @ 6:00pm / Show @ 7:00pm
Second Show: Doors open @ 9:00pm / Show @ 9:30pm
$37.50 - $177.00

Texas native, Rodney Carrington has been making audiences laugh for almost twenty years with his unique brand of stand-up comedy. The country singer-songwriter has recorded eight major label comedy albums which have sold more than two million copies … two of which have been certified Gold. His albums include such hit comedy-inspired songs as "Dancin' With a Man", "Show Them to Me" and "Don't Look Now". His Christmas album, Make It Christmas features the song, "Camouflage and Christmas Lights". Carrington is also an actor having starred in his own sitcom, Rodney which ran for two seasons on ABC. As well, he co-wrote and co-starred in the feature film, Beer for My Horses with Toby Keith. In 2008, Carrington co-starred in Trace Adkins' hit music video, "I Got My Game On" and later won a CMT Music Video Award for "Supporting Character of the Year" for his role. He went on to receive extensive airplay on CMT for his 2009 comedy sketch music video, "If I'm the Only One" … the song also debuted at #2 on Billboard's Comedy Music charts. In addition, he released a book entitled Rodney Carrington: Coming Clean. Carrington is currently gearing up for his North American "Laughter's Good" tour where he'll perform a mix of his comedic songs and his hilarious stand-up.
Andy's Liquor Mart at 922 North 1st Street may have a limited amount of tickets left.
Mozart in March
March 07, 2015  to  March 08, 2015
March 7th at 7:30pm,
March 8th at 4:00pm
$5 to $40
The Grand Junction Symphony presents an all-Mozart program featuring Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Sinfonia Concertante and his famous Prague Symphony (No. 38)

Purchase tickets at the Symphony office on 414 Main Street, call 970-243-6787, or online at:
The Grand Junction Centennial Band under the direction of Gary Ambrosier Proudly Presents the 2015 Spring Concert at the Historic Avalon Theatre .

Online Tickets will be available for purchase on February 15th, 2015 and will be available from band members, at Roper Music located at 136 N. 5th Street in Grand Junction and at the door the day of the concert.

To purchase tickets with a credit card, you must use the online ticket purchase option. Cash will be the only method of payment accepted at the Box Office. All WILL CALL tickets will be available at the Box Office on the day of the Concert. Box Office opens 45 minutes prior to the start of the concert.

*Tickets purchased via the web will be subject to a 6.5% convenience fee in addition to the ticket price.

For more information, contact Jami Lewis @ 970-270-6283
The Girl Scouts of Colorado presents "Cocktails & Cookies Creations" at the Avalon Theatre

Stay tuned for more details