Freeskier L.J. Strenio, of Salt Lake City, jibs on a building in Edmonton, Alberta while filming Poor Boyz Productions’ 2010 ski film, “Revolver.” The movie will screen at 8:30 p.m. today at Ghost Ranch Saloon. Tickets are $10.

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Freeskier L.J. Strenio, of Salt Lake City, jibs on a building in Edmonton, Alberta while filming Poor Boyz Productions’ 2010 ski film, “Revolver.” The movie will screen at 8:30 p.m. today at Ghost Ranch Saloon. Tickets are $10.

What to do this week in Steamboat for Nov. 12 to 18, 2010

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Today

❱❱ Figure drawing session — Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 9 a.m. to noon

The Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat hosts drop-in figure drawing sessions on the second and fourth Fridays of each month. Bring your own materials; a model is provided. The cost is $12 per session. Call Wendy at 970-819-9587. 1009 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Preschool arts and crafts holiday pottery ornament sessions — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.

Sessions are for children ages 3 to 5. The class fee is $10 per session per student. An adult also must attend. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Kids Night Out — The Igloo at Howelsen, 6 to 9 p.m.

The city of Steamboat Springs hosts an evening for youths. Children can watch “Toy Story 3” and eat pasta with garlic bread. Register at the Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department office for $20. 200 block of Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ Pat Waters — Sweetwater Grill, 7 to 10 p.m.

Local acoustic rock. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ The HillBenders — Depot Art Center, 7:30 p.m.

In the first installment of the new Depot Show Concert Series, the Steamboat Springs Arts Council presents an acoustic bluegrass band from Springfield, Mo. After winning the prestigious Telluride Band Contest in 2008, the pickers have been touring relentlessly and released their debut album. Tickets are $15. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

Hillbenders

❱❱ Poor Boyz Productions presents “Revolver” — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 8:30 p.m.

Watch the most progressive young skiers and ski movie veterans tackle imposing lines in Alaska and fearless stunts over backcountry kickers and natural terrain features in Poor Boyz’s 2010 effort, “Revolver.” Featuring J.P. Auclair and Simon Dumont, among others, and a tribute to the late C.R. Johnson. $10 for the all-ages show. There is a 21-plus after party. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

"Revolver" trailer

❱❱ Mighty High Band — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

A Denver-based tribute to Jerry Garcia focusing on the jam legend’s other projects besides the Grateful Dead. They play tunes by the Jerry Garcia Band, Legion of Mary and Reconstruction. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

The Mighty High Band

❱❱ Roots and Rhythm Band — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

A Denver-based funk blues outfit featuring the tenor saxophone sounds of Pattie Melt and seasoned, authentic vocals and guitar work from frontman James Speiser. Pay $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

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

DJ spins house favorites. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Saturday

❱❱ Beginning and intermediate painting with Nicki Dollard — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This workshop is open to all painting skill levels. No prior experience with acrylics is required. We will focus on landscape for beginners as well as advanced artists. Introduction to materials, color theory, drawing and mixing techniques will be covered in the first class. Class fee is $100 for both days or $55 per day. Materials are $30 or bring your own supplies. Bring a lunch. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ National Gaming Day — Bud Werner Memorial Library, 10:30 a.m.

Games range from board games to video games. Bring in your favorite game or come try a new one. Open Wii video gaming from 1 to 4 p.m. Bingo starting at 1 p.m. All ages welcome. Enter to win the game Wits and Wagers. FREE. Contact the library at 970-879-0240 or visit www.steamboatlibrary.org. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ The 2010 Viva Las Vegas Dance Party/Silent Auction — Steamboat Springs Community Center, 6:30 p.m.

Join the Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club for a fundraiser that includes dinner by the Sweetwater Grill, music by Loose Change and wine. Tickets are $40, Call Kim at 970-846-0052. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ The second annual Wild Game Dinner — McCoy Community Center, 6:30 p.m.

Join the Rock Creek Volunteer Fire Department for its annual fundraiser. A three-piece band will perform for a dance from 7 to 9 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 and older for the dinner and dance. Children younger than 5 are free. For those who want to attend only the dance, the cost is $5 for adults, $2 for children 5 and older and $10 for the whole family.

❱❱ Quartermoon — Sweetwater Grill, 7 p.m.

Americana folk rock with local musicians Gib Manzanares, John Aviza and John Huge. FREE. 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

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

FREE admission. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 7 to 9 p.m.

The arena turns out the lights and turns on the disco lights, cranking the music for this teen-focused event. All are welcome. Admission is $6 and includes skates. This event is college night, and college students pay $3 (including skates) with a student ID. Call 970-879-4300. 285 Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ “From Sorrow to Joy” — United Methodist Church, 7 p.m.

Come and listen to the Yampa Valley’s finest singers as they take you on a musical journey from “Sorrow to Joy.” A full ensemble performs music that engages the emotions and moves the spirit. Tickets are $10 and are available at All That Jazz, at First String Music, from chorus members or at the door. 736 Oak St.

❱❱ Roots and Rhythm Band — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

A Denver-based funk blues outfit featuring the tenor saxophone sounds of Pattie Melt and seasoned, authentic vocals and guitar work from frontman James Speiser. Pay $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ 3 Wire — Hahn’s Peak Cafe, 8:30 p.m.

Local acoustic folk rock. FREE. Call 970-871-1495. Routt County Road 129 about 26 miles north of Steamboat Springs.

❱❱ Teen night — Shorty’s, 9 to 11 p.m.

Shorty’s hosts a night for local teenagers with free movies, games, karaoke and more. Call 970-736-2686. FREE. 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.

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

In a fundraiser for the World Bicycle Relief Fund, the Iowa-based Nadas will bring their lyrical folk rock to Ghost Ranch Saloon, which will donate $1 from every Sunshine Wheat beer sold to the fund. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

The Nadas

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

DJ spins house favorites. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Sunday

❱❱ Beginning and intermediate painting with Nicki Dollard — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This workshop is open to all painting skill levels. No prior experience with acrylics is required. We will focus on landscape for beginners as well as advanced artists. Class fee is $100 for Saturday and Sunday or $55 per day. Materials are $30 or bring your own supplies. Bring a lunch. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ “From Sorrow to Joy” — United Methodist Church, 3 p.m.

Come and listen to the Yampa Valley’s finest singers as they take you on a musical journey from “Sorrow to Joy.” A full ensemble performs music that engages the emotions and moves the spirit. Tickets are $10 and available at All That Jazz, at First String Music, from chorus members or at the door. 736 Oak St.

❱❱ 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. FREE. Call 970-871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave.

Monday

❱❱ Genealogy Club meeting featuring author Buzzy Jackson — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 7 p.m.

Buzzy Jackson’s book, “Shaking the Family Tree: Blue Bloods, Black Sheep and Other Obsessions of an Accidental Genealogist,” delves headfirst into her family gene pool: flying cross-country to locate an ancient family graveyard, embarking on a weeklong genealogy Caribbean cruise and even submitting her DNA for testing to try to find her Jacksons. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/Events.html. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ 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. Call 970-879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Open Mic Night — The Boathouse Pub, 8 p.m.

Paul Geppert hosts an open mic night. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Tuesday

❱❱ 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 970-846-6562 or go to www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.

❱❱ Drawing Level 1 class — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 4 to 6 p.m.

Join Nicki Dollard for a middle school and teen drawing class. The class is five sessions; no class Thanksgiving week. Class costs $150; materials are included. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Advanced Pottery Wheel class — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 6 to 9 p.m.

Hone your skills with Julie Anderson in a six-week class. Includes five day passes to the pottery studio. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

Wednesday

❱❱ Writers workshop — Amante Coffee, noon to 1 p.m.

The workshop is $10 per writer per session and is hosted by author Jill Murphy Long. Bring paper and pen or laptop and writings. Call 970-846-1428. 685 Marketplace Plaza.

❱❱ Community Dinner — Ciao Gelato, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Community members are invited to join in a taste of pizza and gelato to celebrate Ciao Gelato’s one year anniversary. The event will be FREE, but donations will be collected to support Community Cultivation’s efforts to build a greenhouse. Call 970-879-7070. 700 Yampa St.

❱❱ Creative Expressions — Depot Art Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Explore change in the midst of life with fiber artist Laurie Bourgeois. This is a free drop-in program sponsored by Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association and the Steamboat Springs Arts Council. Call Dr. Jo Anne Grace at 970-481-8273. 1001 13th 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 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ “Deep Down” screening — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

Bud Werner Memorial Library and Transition Steamboat present a free screening of the PBS Independent Lens documentary that looks at divided neighbors, a small town in dire economic straits, high unemployment and the prospects of a mountaintop coal removal mine in eastern Kentucky. The evening includes a discussion about the state of coal mining in the Yampa Valley with former coal miner and current Craig Councilman Terry Carwile. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/Events.html. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Deep Down

Watch the full episode. See more Independent Lens.

❱❱ Extended happy hour with Eric Delaney — Old Town Pub, 7 to 9 p.m.

Live acoustic rock music in the final installment of Wine Down Wednesdays. FREE. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

Thursday

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Writers Group — Depot Art Center, noon

Local writers gather for weekly readings of their work; visitors are welcome. FREE. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Live music — Saketumi, 5 p.m.

Locals’ night includes food and drink specials and live music with Eric Delaney and friends. FREE. Call 970-870-1019. 1875 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Holiday decorating design seminar — Steamboat Moxie, 5:30 p.m.

Join Traci Clark, of Finial Designs, for tricks of the trade on how to make your home shine with holiday spirit. FREE. RSVP to moxie@steamboatmoxie.com or 970-879-9866.1355 Shield Drive, across from the Steamboat Pilot & Today.

❱❱ Writers workshop — Epilogue Book Co., 6 to 7 p.m.

Author Jill Murphy Long hosts the weekly workshop. Bring your writings, ideas and questions. $10 per session. Call 970-846-1428. 837 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ The Johnson Family Band — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

An acoustic bluegrass band from Minnesota that has played extensively in Colorado, sharing stages with Trampled by Turtles and Head for the Hills. Their sound is rooted in mountain bluegrass-rock. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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

The Tap House hosts karaoke every Thursday. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ “Crazy For You” — Steamboat Springs High School auditorium, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Springs High School drama program presents its fall musical, “Crazy For You,” opening Thursday. There will be performances Friday and Saturday nights and a matinee Saturday. Watch for more coverage of the music next week in the Steamboat Today. Tickets are available at the high school, All That Jazz and Epilogue Book Co. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for students and $3 for SSHS students with an activities pass. Call 970-879-1562. 45 E. Maple St.

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