A&E Happenings for Oct. 4

John Lee Hooker, Jr. will bookend a busy weekend at the Abbey Theatre on Sunday night. The son of the legendary bluesman released his latest CD, “All Hooked Up,” on Sept. 18. Enlarge photo

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John Lee Hooker, Jr. will bookend a busy weekend at the Abbey Theatre on Sunday night. The son of the legendary bluesman released his latest CD, “All Hooked Up,” on Sept. 18.

Thursday, Oct. 4

First Thursday Art Walk, 5-8 p.m., downtown galleries and venues, www.durangoarts.org.

“Riding Side Saddle,” cowgirl photography by McCarson Jones, 5-8 p.m., Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave., 247-3555, www.sorrelsky.com.

Western Art Exhibit from private collections, opening reception 5-7 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

Chili Night with Matt Kavan, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792, www.skabrewing.com.

Hello Dollface, 5 p.m., Balcony Bar & Grill, 600 Main Ave., 422-8008, www.balconybarandgrill.com.

Yvonne Varis and Peter Neds, 5 p.m., Christina’s Grill & Bar, 21382 U.S. Highway 160 west, 382-3844.

“Roots” by artist Mary Ellen Long, opening reception 5-8 p.m., ah haa School for the Arts, 300 S. Townsend, Telluride, 728-3886, www.ahhaa.org.

Terry Hartzel, ragtime piano, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.

Artist In Residence John Parks, Percussion Master Class, 7 p.m., free, Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College, 247-7087.

Neil Nelson & Pete Neds, 7 p.m., Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440, www.derailedsaloon.com.

Robby Overfield, 7 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave., 375-7260.

“Iconoclasts and Outsiders: The Art of Political Cartooning in an Election Year,” by Judith Reynolds, Life-Long Learning Series, 7:30 p.m., 130 Noble Hall at Fort Lewis College, 247-7401, www.fortlewis.edu/professionalassociates.

Karaoke, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave., 259-8801.

Guest DJ dance party, 8 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. Eighth St., 382-8554.

Salsa Night, 9 p.m., Moe’s, 937 Main Ave., 259-9018.

Hello Dollface, 9:30 p.m., $3, The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 247-2324, www.durangosummit.com.

Ongoing

“Feeble Points of Reference,” works by Alicia McKim, through October, Art Library at the Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

Cowboy Poetry Gathering exhibit, through Oct/8. 6, Barbara Conrad Gallery, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

“Painting Stories with Light” by Fran Forman, through Nov. 8, Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., 382-8355, www.openshuttergallery.com.

Paintings by Brenda Grajeda, through November, ENO, 723 East Second Ave., 385-0105.

Southside Artisans Guild Presents landscapes and abstracts of Lou Martinelli, through Sunday, Raider Ridge Cafe, 509 East Eighth Ave., 375-9727.

Submissions

Submit events at www.durangoherald.com/section/eventsubmit, or fax, mail or deliver a listing for your event to the Herald no later than noon Wednesday for the coming week.

Ted Holteen is compiling the calendar: Email him at ted@durangoherald.com.