Thursday, Aug. 23
Ska-B-Q with Thom Raider & Friends, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792, www.skabrewing.com.
Robin Davis Duo, 5 p.m., Balcony Bar & Grill, 600 Main Ave., 422-8008, www.balconybarandgrill.com.
Yvonne Varis and Peter Neds, 5 p.m., Christinas Grill & Bar, 21382 U.S. Highway 160 West, 382-3844.
Adam Swanson, ragtime piano, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.
Lee Bartley, 6 p.m., Cyprus Cafe, 725 East Second Ave., 385-6884.
Kirk James, solo blues, 6 p.m., The Swing at Dalton Ranch, 589 Trimble Lane, 247-8774.
Carverfest, multiple acts, 6 p.m., Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440, www.derailedsaloon.com.
Dave Mensch, 6:30 p.m., Trimble Hot Springs, 247-0111.
Caitlin Cannon, 7 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave., 375-7260.
Karaoke, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave., 259-8801.
Karaoke Dance Party hosted by Steve Kahler, 8 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. Eighth St., 382-8554.
Salsa Night with DJ Caliente, 9 p.m., Moes, 937 Main Ave., 259-9018.
The Formless,10 p.m., The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 247-2324, www.durangosummit.com.
The Art of Paul Folwell, through Sept. 11, ENO, 723 East Second Ave., 385-0105, www.paulfolwell.com.
Water in the West, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through Sept. 15, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.
Photography of Howard Rachlin, through August, Durango/La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave., 375-7877, www.HowardRachlin.com.
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad by Brian Killigrew, through Sept. 19; Toyed With, Holga/toy camera exhibit, Red Room through Sept. 3, Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., 382-8355, www.openshuttergallery.com.
South Side Artisans Guild Presents Black and White Self-Developed Film Photography by Greg Stelz, through August, Raider Ridge Cafe, 509 East Eighth Ave., 375-9727, www.raiderridgecafe.com.
The Lost Dog Art Spectacle featuring Cheryl Berglund, through Sept. 7, Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 259-0430.
Recently Domesticated, by Heather Leavitt Martinez, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through August, Art Library at the Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606.
Big Bike Love, photography by Mary Kenez, Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave., 247-1242.
The Little Widow, photographic images and Buddha necklaces by Suzi McGregor, through August, The White Dragon Tearoom and Gallery, 820 Main Ave., 385-7300.
A Practice of the Heart, Hesperus photographer Robert Bridges, through Sept. 21, Humanities Gallery at San Juan College, Farmington, (505) 566-3464.
Girls Night Out, Womens Resource Center fundraiser, Aug. 24, Blue Lake Ranch, $45/$50, 247-1242, www.wrcdurango.org.
Murder in the Cathedral, staged theatrical reading, Aug. 24, (donation), Wright Opera House, 472 Main St., Ouray, 325-4399www.TheWrightOperaHouse.org.
The Ride Festival with Big Head Todd & The Monsters, Ben Harper, Los Lobos and more, Aug. 25-26, Telluride Town Park, www.RideFestival.com.
Reel Big Fish, Ska Brewing 17th anniversary, Sept. 8, $25, 225 Girard St., 247-5792, www.skabrewing.com.