Hip-hop artist Lyrics Born is scheduled to play 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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Hip-hop artist Lyrics Born is scheduled to play 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 this week in Steamboat for March 19 to 25

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❱❱ Inferno Reunion Weekend happy hour — Ptarmigan Inn, 3 to 6 p.m.

Employees, customers and fans of The Inferno — a Gondola Square bar from 1984 to 2000 — are invited to relive the venue’s locals-oriented happy hour. Spins of the Inferno “shot wheel” offer drink specials during the celebration. Read more about the reunion weekend on page 15. Call 879-1730. 2304 Après Ski Way.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Boys dance workshops — Oak Street Dance Studio, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

This series of dance classes for boys ages 8 to 12 offers hoop dance, drumming, hip-hop, juggling and more. For more information or to register, call Wendy at 846-4450 or 736-1005. 326 Oak St.

❱❱ 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.

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"Full Moon Mischief" by Amy Ringholz

❱❱ Amy Ringholz artist reception — RED Contemporary, 5 to 8 p.m.

Based in Jackson Hole, Wyo., artist Amy Ringholz uses ink drawings filled in with oil colors to create landscapes and a variety of images full of story and contrast. Learn more at www.amyringholz.com. Ringholz will be on hand for today’s reception, which also includes a DJ, refreshments and a prize drawing. The show will be on display from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through April 11. Call 819-8994. RED Contemporary is in the Sheraton Steamboat Resort.

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

Local jazz pianist Paul Potyen plays solo 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.

❱❱ 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.

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Night at the Movies

Kim and Hannah Haggarty talk to Steamboat Today's Harper Louden about what spectators can expect this weekend at the Night at the Movies ice show at Howelsen Ice Arena.

Kim and Hannah Haggarty talk to Steamboat Today's Harper Louden about what spectators can expect this weekend at the Night at the Movies ice show at Howelsen Ice Arena.

❱❱ “A Night at the Movies” ice show — Howelsen Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club presents its annual spring ice show today and Saturday. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call Kim at 846-0052 for more information. Howelsen Ice Arena is at 285 Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ “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 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are available at the school’s main office. Call 879-1562. 45 East Maple St.

❱❱ “Welcome” screening — Depot Art Center, 7 p.m.

“Welcome,” an award-winning 2009 French drama, tells the story of a 17-year-old Kurdish refugee who trains to swim across the English Channel in hopes of reuniting with his girlfriend. The screening is part of the Third Friday Free Foreign Film series, a monthly event presented by the Steamboat Springs Arts Council and Bud Werner Memorial Library. Fresh popcorn and a cash bar will be available. FREE. Call 879-9008 or 879-0240 for more information. 1001 13th St.

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❱❱ The Motet — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Putting out a groove-laden, genre-defying mix of funk, electronica and jazz sounds, Boulder-based project The Motet keeps the rhythm coming. Learn more at www.myspace.com/themotetmusic. Tickets are $12. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Worried Men reunion show — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 10 p.m.

Local classic rock cover band Worried Men plays its first show after taking a season-long break. Before its hiatus, the group played regular Friday night rock sets featuring favorites by the Grateful Dead, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Black Sabbath. FREE. Call 879-3773. 435 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ 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.

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❱❱ Something Underground — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Denver power trio Something Under­ground doesn’t let genre titles define the music it makes. Soul, pop, rock, funk, blues and songs about zombies are all up for grabs. Learn more about the band at www.myspace.com/somethingunderground. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ The Luv Brothers — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

The Luv Brothers are a bluegrass and Americana band from Summit County with a healthy sense of humor. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/theluvbrotherscolorado. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

Saturday

❱❱ Routt County CattleWomen scholarship fundraiser — Various locations, all day

Steamboat Restaurant Group supports the Routt County CattleWomen scholarship fund for local students Saturday, with participation starting when Lil’ House, Rex’s, Big House and Mazzola’s open for the day. Tickets for prizes will be on sale at each location until 8 p.m., with a prize drawing at Rex’s at 8:30 p.m. Call Susie Frasier at 870-8627 for more information.

❱❱ “My Steamboat” book signing — Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 1 to 3 p.m.

Dori DeCamillis shares stories about growing up in Routt County with her book, “My Steamboat: A Ski Town Childhood.” Meet the author and get a signed book at this event. Call 879-6830. 68 Ninth St.

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

Chris Erickson leads this drop-in class for creating Easter and spring greeting cards. Cost is $15. Call 870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ “Blithe Spirit” — Steamboat Springs High School auditorium, 2 and 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. Call 879-1562.

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❱❱ Inferno Reunion Weekend happy hour — Ptarmigan Inn, 3 to 6 p.m.

Employees, customers and fans of The Inferno — a Gondola Square bar from 1984 to 2000 — are invited to relive the venue’s locals-oriented happy hour. Spins of the Inferno “shot wheel” offer drink specials during the celebration. Call 879-1730. 2304 Après Ski Way.

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❱❱ Lyrics Born — Gondola Square, 3 p.m.

Hip-hop artist Lyrics Born will take the stage with a full band, providing a seamless connection between creative rhymes and groove-oriented, funk-thick production. The concert is part of the 11th annual Bud Light Rocks the Boat free concert series. Learn more about him at www.myspace.com/lyricsborn. FREE. Call 879-6111. Gondola Square is at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ 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.

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

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

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

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

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ “A Night at the Movies” ice show — Howelsen Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club presents its annual spring ice show. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call Kim at 846-0052 for more information. Howelsen Ice Arena is at 285 Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ Steamboat Swings dance — Depot Art Center, 7:30 p.m.

Steamboat Swings, a jazz band made up of musicians from the Yampa Valley, plays dance songs from the big-band era with a few modern selections thrown in the mix. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple. There will be a cash bar. Steamboat Swings and the Steamboat Springs Arts Council are presenting the event. Call 879-9008 for more information. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Community dance — Routt County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 8 p.m.

Local musicians Trevor Guire, Sam Barnes and Jeff Swoyer provide entertainment for this community event. Tickets are $15 for couples, $10 for adults and $5 for students. Proceeds benefit the Hayden Middle School wrestling program. The Routt County Fairgrounds are at 398 Poplar St. in Hayden.

❱❱ The Long Run — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A Colorado-based tribute to the Eagles, The Long Run comes to Steamboat with a night of classic songs and stories. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/thelongruneaglestribute. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Pat Waters — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Solo artist Pat Waters plays acoustic classic rock. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Something Underground — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Denver power trio Something Underground doesn’t let genre titles define the music it makes. Soul, pop, rock, funk, blues and songs about zombies are all up for grabs. Learn more about the band at www.myspace.com/somethingunderground. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

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❱❱ Blue Rooster Band — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Blue Rooster Band is a classic rock group from Craig. Learn more at www.reverbnation.com/blueroosterband. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

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 in The Steamboat Grand lobby. FREE. Call 871-5500. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ 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. FREE. 628 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Disco Inferno — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Past employees, customers and fans are invited to this revival of Disco Inferno, a weekly dance event at the bar that held its spot in mountain area nightlife from 1984 to 2000. Sunday’s party will feature former Disco Inferno DJs. Call 879-9898 for more information. 56 Seventh St.

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.

❱❱ 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.

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❱❱ Sweatshop Union — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

With a focus on conscious lyrics, Canadian hip-hop crew Sweatshop Union goes deep with its songs. Learn more about the band at www.myspace.com/sweatshopunion7. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 on the day of the show. Call 879-9898 or go to www.ghostranchsaloon.com for ticket information. 56 Seventh St.

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 Jill Murphy 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.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.

❱❱ Fireside sessions — One Steamboat Place, 3 to 5 p.m.

Yampa Valley Boys provide entertainment and Yampatika naturalists offer interpretive programs at this semi-weekly event running through April 8. Steamboat Ambassadors provide free hot chocolate and cider at the event, which is sponsored by the Mountain Village Partnership. FREE. The programs are at the fire pit in front of One Steamboat Place in Gondola Square.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ African dance and drum classes — Depot Art Center, 5:30 p.m.

Guest teacher Maputo Mensah, of Ghana, leads a djembe drum class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and a dance class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Both classes are for all levels and are presented by the Steamboat African Dance & Drum Ensemble. Learn more about the group at www.yampavalley.info. Cost is $15 per class. 1001 13th St.

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

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

❱❱ Bobby Collins, w/ DJ Also Starring — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Denver musician Bobby Collins will do an audiovisual DJ set, combining video clips with turntable-produced music. Local turntable musician DJ Also Starring is also set to perform. Watch Collins’ work at www.youtube.com/user/BobbyCSTV. Call 879-9898 for more information. 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.

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

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

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Danny Shafer — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Boulder singer-songwriter Danny Shafer plays Americana music in his own style. Listen to Shafer’s music and learn more at www.dannyshafer.com. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

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❱❱ Jonathan Tyler and The Northern Lights — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Every bit a classic rock ’n’ roll band, Jonathan Tyler and The Northern Lights has a muddy blues rock stage presence that earns instant love from audiences. Learn more at www.myspace.com/jonathantylermusic. Tickets are $5. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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.

❱❱ Fireside sessions — One Steamboat Place, 3 to 5 p.m.

Yampa Valley Boys provide entertainment and Yampatika naturalists offer interpretive programs at this semi-weekly event running through April 8. Steamboat Ambassadors provide free hot chocolate and cider at the event, which is sponsored by the Mountain Village Partnership. FREE. The programs are at the fire pit in front of One Steamboat Place in Gondola Square.

❱❱ 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.

Local musicians perform. 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.

❱❱ Poetry Slam — Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 6 to 8 p.m.

Poets should come prepared with original material for this competition in three rounds. Audience members choose the winner from a final round of three. Registration starts at 5:45 p.m. FREE. Call 879-6830. 68 Ninth St.

❱❱ “The Real Inspector Hound” — Depot Art Center, 7 p.m.

Steamboat Players and the Steamboat Springs Arts Council present Tom Stoppard’s “The Real Inspector Hound,” a one-act comedy in Agatha Christie’s murder mystery style. Tickets are $15 for general admission or $20 for reserved seating. Advance tickets are available at the Depot Art Center and Epilogue Book Co. Performances continue at 7 p.m. March 26-28. Call 879-9008 for more information. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ 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.

"Dirt! The Movie" trailer

❱❱ “Dirt! The Movie” screening — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

Examining what dirt means to the environment, “Dirt! The Movie” is a film inspired by the book “Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth.” The screening is part of Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Community Cinema series pairing films from the PBS Independent Lens documentary series with presentations by community organizations. Deep Roots, a local nonprofit focusing on local food, will give a presentation about composting. FREE. Call 879-0240 or go to www.steamboatlibrary.org for more information. 1289 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Tab Benoit — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Bluesman Tab Benoit rarely rehearses, and he doesn’t plan set lists. He just shows up, sings and waits to see what happens. Listen to his music at www.myspace.com/tabbenoitblues. Tickets are $17 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.

❱❱ Pat Waters — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 9 p.m.

Local musician Pat Waters plays many styles on many instruments. Listen to his music at www.patrickwaters.com. FREE. Call 879-3773. 435 Lincoln Ave.

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❱❱ The Ragbirds — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Bringing a hefty understanding of pop music to the stage, The Ragbirds offer a concoction of world rhythms, Celtic influence and folk sensibility. Learn more at www.myspace.com/theragbirds. FREE. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

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

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

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