Easy Star All-Stars brings its rotating cast of reggae musicians to Steamboat for a free concert at 3 p.m. Saturday in Gondola Square. The show is part of the 11th annual Bud Light Rocks the Boat free concert series.

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Easy Star All-Stars brings its rotating cast of reggae musicians to Steamboat for a free concert at 3 p.m. Saturday in Gondola Square. The show is part of the 11th annual Bud Light Rocks the Boat free concert series.

What to do in Steamboat from March 12 to 18

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Today

❱❱ Cabaret ticket sales open — Depot Art Center, 8:30 a.m.

Tickets for the annual Cabaret variety show production go on sale to the public at 8:30 a.m. today. Sales continue at the Depot Art Center from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday until the show or until tickets sell out. Cost is $30. Performances are May 6 to 8 at Strings Music Pavilion. Call 879-9008 for more information. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Djate — 3 Saddles at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort, 4 to 8 p.m.

Djate is set to play live reggae music on Friday afternoons through the end of March. FREE. Call 879-2220. 2200 Village Inn Court.

❱❱ Artisans of Steamboat — Token Threads, 5 to 7 p.m.

Terry Brown, of Wing-Time Buffalo Wing Sauce, is featured today at this monthly event showcasing local artisans. The event includes wing sauce and wing samples. Learn more about Brown and his products at www.wingtime.com. Katy Maureen hats and gloves, Just Right Jewels jewelry, Denise Bohart Brown’s art, Imagiro Chainmail and chair massage by Brandon Allen also are featured. Learn more about Artisans of Steamboat by calling Token Threads at 871-4732. FREE. 635 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Arts Council annual members meeting — Depot Art Center, 5:30 p.m.

Representatives of the Steamboat Springs Arts Council, a local nonprofit arts group with more than 30 affiliate organizations, give members updates on plans and programs for 2010. The meeting is geared toward Arts Council members, but is open to anyone who wants to learn more about the organization. Call 879-9008 or go to www.steamboatspringsarts.com for more information. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Paul Potyen — The Steamboat Grand, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Local jazz pianist Paul Potyen plays solo piano in The Steamboat Grand lobby. FREE. Call 871-5500. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Legal Tender — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 p.m.

Live music. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Rob Williams art reception — K. Saari Gallery at Vertical Arts, 6 to 8 p.m.

Colorado artist Rob Williams showcases new work in “Aspen Canticles,” which will be on display at K. Saari Gallery at Vertical Arts through May 15. FREE. Call 870-0188 for more information. 690 Marketplace Plaza, Suite 1.

❱❱ Organstein Jazz Trio — Three Peaks Grill, 7 to 10 p.m.

Local jazz musicians play a weekly set. FREE. Call 879-3399. 2165 Pine Grove Road.

❱❱ “A Cabaret Re-Run” — Depot Art Center, 7:30 p.m.

This event features video clips from past Cabaret comedy show performances. Highlighting footage from the past 15 or so years, the reel features the funniest of Cabaret’s locally geared variety show skits. The screening is a fundraiser for the Steamboat Springs Arts Council; donations will be accepted. Call 879-9008 for more information. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Spring Break Friday Night Madness — Amante Coffee, 8 p.m.

DJ Tony will spin dance, hip-hop, reggae and ’80s music during this party, which offers drink specials and is for ages 21 and up. FREE. Call 871-8999. 685 Marketplace Plaza, Suite 8.

❱❱ Kirk Martenson — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Live acoustic jam music. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Juno What?!, "Don't Wake"


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❱❱ Juno What?! — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Serving up super-smooth horns, bedroom bass, 1980s synth vamps and the same vocal distorter Peter Frampton used, Boulder dance duo Juno What?! does cheesy, R&B-flavored electronica with an abandon that makes it irresistible. Learn more at www.myspace.com/junowhatband. Tickets are $8. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ DJ Also Starring — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

Let the week go at Tap House’s Friday night dance party. Listen to the DJ at www.myspace.com/djalsostarring. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

American Aquarium, "Clark Ave."


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❱❱ American Aquarium — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Alternative country rock band American Aquarium comes from North Carolina with songs that could be about anyone listening to them — honest songwriting meets friendly flaws and party-anthem orchestration. Learn more at www.myspace.com/americanaquarium. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

Saturday

❱❱ Community classes for mind-body awareness — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Christy Borden teaches strength and flexibility through yoga, Pilates and resistance stretching. Donations benefit Cards for Calcutta. Community classes are designed for all levels of experience. Wear comfortable clothes, and bring a yoga mat or a blanket. Each class is followed by a tea tasting, compliments of The Deep Steep Tea Co. This is the last community class of the five-part series. Call 879-0240 or go to www.steamboatlibrary.org for more information. 1289 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Greeting cards workshop — Steam­­boat Arts & Crafts Gym, 1 to 3 p.m.

Create St. Patrick’s Day and Easter greeting cards with Chris Erickson. Cost is $15. Call 870-0384. 1280 13th St.

Easy Star All-Stars, "Karma Police"


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❱❱ Easy Star All-Stars — Gondola Square, 3 p.m.

This reggae collective is best known for its dub renditions of classic albums, putting its touch on songs originally recorded by Pink Floyd, Radiohead and The Beatles. Learn more about the group at www.easystar.com. The show is part of the 11th annual Bud Light Rocks the Boat free concert series. FREE. Call 879-6111.

❱❱ Dave Harlan — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Jesse Christensen and friends — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 p.m.

Live music. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Paul Potyen — The Steamboat Grand, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Local jazz pianist Paul Potyen plays solo piano in The Steamboat Grand lobby. FREE. Call 871-5500. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Cosmic Night and free karaoke — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

FREE admission. Call 879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

❱❱ The Mother Hips — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

San Francisco-based rock band The Mother Hips looks back to classic 1970s rock songwriting for a sweetly soulful but rough-edged take on roots rock. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/themotherhips. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 on the day of the show. Call 879-9898 or go to www.ghostranchsaloon.com for ticket information. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ String Board Theory — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Learn more about String Board Theory, a jam rock band from Steamboat Springs, at www.exploresteamboat.com/bands/string-board-theory. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/stringboardtheory. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ DJs Also Starring, Ricky Prime and Pretty Ninja — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

Three local DJs spin on four turntables. Listen to Also Starring at www.myspace.com/djalsostarring and Ricky Prime and Pretty Ninja at www.myspace.com/ninjaprime_mobiledisco. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Blue Rooster Band, "September Mourn"


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❱❱ Blue Rooster Band — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Craig-based rock group Blue Rooster Band has been offering its blues-tinged take on original rock music for almost 10 years. Learn more at www.reverbnation.com/blueroosterband. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Sunday

❱❱ Paul Geppert — Steaming Bean Coffee, 9 to 11 a.m.

Paul Geppert is a local folk, bluegrass and acoustic musician who performs regularly with the groups Cornbread and 3Wire. FREE. Call 879-3393. 635 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Paul Potyen — The Steamboat Grand, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Local jazz pianist Paul Potyen plays solo piano in The Steamboat Grand lobby. FREE. Call 871-5500. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Simonne Hill and Anissa Corser voice concert — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6 p.m.

Soprano singers Simonne Hill and Anissa Corser will perform art songs, opera arias and duets by numerous composers with pianist Andy Schaffner. Hill and Corser are students of Keri Rusthoi, artistic director for Emerald City Opera. FREE. Call 846-3892 for more information. 1289 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Live trivia — Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 6:30 p.m.

Test your nonessential knowledge in four rounds of questions, with categories including sports, history, food and music. Call 871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave. FREE

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❱❱ Outformation — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Southern rock group Outformation pairs an ability to go on jam riffs with an ability to write songs rooted in the country rock tradition. Learn more at www.myspace.com/outformation. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

Monday

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ “The Women of Perry-Mansfield” — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 4 and 5:30 p.m.

This Women’s History Month presentation features historical displays; personal stories about Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp founders Charlotte Perry and Portia Mansfield; and a screening of “A Divine Madness,” the 1979 documentary about the women and the camp. A children’s program is at 4 p.m., and an all-ages program is at 5:30 p.m. Tread of Pioneers Museum and Bud Werner Memorial Library are presenting the event. FREE. Call 879-2214. 1289 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Acoustic open mic night — The Boathouse Pub, 7 p.m.

Local musicians Paul Geppert and Jay Roemer host an open mic night for acoustic music setups. Sign-up starts at 7 p.m. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ Poker night — The Tap House Sports Grill, 7 p.m.

Steamboat Recreational Poker League hosts a weekly poker tournament. Players must be at least 18 years old. Call 879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ “From Proposal to Published” — Epilogue Book Co., 7 p.m.

Local author and writing teacher Jill Murphy Long leads a monthlong workshop about getting nonfiction book proposals to print. Cost for the workshop is $100. Call Jill Murphy Long at 846-1428 for more information. 837 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Hip-hop dance classes — Oak Street Dance Studio, 7:15 p.m.

This is the first session of a new eight-week hip-hop dance class for teens and adults. A beginners class is from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. and an intermediate class is from 8:15 to 9:15 p.m. Tuition is $100 for eight weeks or $15 for drop-in. E-mail Tiana Buschmann at tiananeve1@aol.com for more information or to register.

Tuesday

❱❱ Writing and publishing lecture — Epilogue Book Co., noon to 1 p.m.

Steamboat Springs author and writing instructor Jill Murphy Long offers a series of writing lectures through the ski season on various topics. Bring a lunch. Learn more about Long at www.thewritersanctuary.com. Cost is $10. Call 846-1428. 837 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Expressions of the Spirit — 465 Anglers Drive, Suite C, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Local writer and life coach Susan de Wardt leads a weekly writing workshop. Call 846-6562 or go to www.mindworks coaching.com for more information.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Kids beginning pottery wheel class — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 3:45 to 6 p.m.

Diane Davis covers the basics of wheel-thrown ceramics with children ages 7 and older. The class runs Tuesdays through May 4. Cost is $175. Call 870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ The Harlem Ambassadors — Steamboat Springs High School, 6 p.m.

The Harlem Ambassadors are a team of basketball players and performers. Proceeds from this event benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs and the Optimist Club of Steamboat Springs. Learn more about the basketball team at www.harlem ambassadors.com. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students; tickets at the door are $12 for adults and $7 for students. Advance tickets are available at the Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs and All That Jazz. Call 879-1562 for more information. 45 E. Maple St.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Singer-songwriter Trevor G. Potter plays both original and classic songs. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Heavyweight Dub Champion, "Return of the Champion"


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❱❱ Heavyweight Dub Champion, w/ DJ Also Starring — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Learn more at www.myspace.com/heavyweightdubchampion. Listen to local genre-crossing turntablist DJ Also Starring at www.myspace.com/djalsostarring. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

Wednesday

❱❱ Journaling workshop — 465 Anglers Drive, Suite C, noon and evening

Local resident Susan de Wardt leads this journaling workshop. Call 846-6562 or go to www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.

❱❱ Dave Harlan — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Beginning modern dance for adults — Oak Street Dance Studio, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.

This is the first session of a weekly beginning and intermediate modern dance class that runs through May 26. Tuition is $130 for all classes or $14 for drop-in. Call Wendy at 736-1005 or e-mail

childrensdanceworks@yahoo.com for more information. 326 Oak St.

❱❱ Djate — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 p.m.

Live reggae music. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — The Boathouse Pub, 5:30 p.m.

Ayer plays acoustic, soulful renditions of classic songs. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ Live trivia — The Tap House Sports Grill, 6:30 p.m.

Answer questions on a variety of topics for a chance at Tap House gift cards. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Torchlight parade and fireworks — Steamboat Ski Area, 7:30 p.m.

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a torchlight parade and fireworks display. The parade starts at 7:30 p.m. Viewing is free and is recommended from Gondola Square. Call 879-6111 or go to www.steamboat.com for more information.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 9 p.m.

Local musician Trevor G. Potter plays acoustic Americana music in the singer-songwriter tradition. Listen to his original songs at www.trevorgpotter.com/music.html. FREE. Call 879-3773. 435 Lincoln Ave.

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"Cause a Reaction" by Euforquestra

❱❱ Euforquestra — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

The Fort Collins-based jam band Euforquestra started out its decade-long life as a four-piece, mostly rock-styled band called Euphoria. When the four original members moved to Iowa City, Iowa, for college, they met three more players and fleshed the band out to include the horn section and stage-filling instrumentation it features today. Learn more at www.euforquestra.com. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ The Broken Everlys — The Boathouse Pub, 9:30 p.m.

The Broken Everlys play classic rock and Americana with a danceable edge. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/thebrokeneverlys. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Chris Duarte, "The Best That I Can Do"


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❱❱ Chris Duarte & Blue Stone Company — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Chris Duarte is a guitarist with a blues foundation and a psychedelic edge to his playing. Learn more at www.myspace.com/chrisduartegroup. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ DJs Also Starring, Ricky Prime and Pretty Ninja — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

Three local DJs spin on four turntables. Listen to Also Starring at www.myspace.com/djalsostarring and Ricky Prime and Pretty Ninja at www.myspace.com/ninjaprime_mobiledisco. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Thursday

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Writer’s Group — Depot Art Center, noon

Local writers gather for weekly readings of their work; visitors are welcome. FREE. Call 879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Jon Gibbs and Randy Kelley — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 p.m.

Live music. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Live entertainment — Cantina, 6 p.m.

Cantina offers live entertainment every Thursday evening through the season. FREE. Call 879-0826. 818 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Hand-building pottery class — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 6 to 9 p.m.

Marianne Brown leads a four-part class covering basic hand-building techniques for making ceramic art. The class costs $150; materials cost $50. Call 870-0384 for more information or to register. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Book signing party — Epilogue Book Co., 6:30 p.m.

A book signing party for “Mama’s Kitchen: The Complete Collection of Mile High Mama’s work from 2001-2007” with publisher Paulie Anderson features snacks from recipes in the book. FREE. Call 879-2665. 837 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Ragweed — Steamboat Smokehouse, 7 to 9 p.m.

Five-piece bluegrass group Ragweed plays a weekly set at Smokehouse. FREE. Call 879-7427. 912 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ “Blithe Spirit” — Steamboat Springs High School auditorium, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Springs High School theater department presents its spring play, Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit.” Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and high school students with paid activity passes. Shows continue at 7 p.m. March 19 and 20, and 2 p.m. March 20. Tickets are available at the school’s main office. Call 879-1562. 45 East Maple Street.

❱❱ Speak of the Devil — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Speak of the Devil is a tribute to Black Sabbath. Call 879-9898 for more information. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Karaoke — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

The Tap House hosts karaoke every Thursday. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Danny Hutchens and Eric Martinez — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Georgia rockers Danny Hutchens and Eric Martinez — of the Athens, Ga.-based band Bloodkin — perform an acoustic set. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

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