Tag: Carbondale Community

Boomerang Open Mic

Every 3rd Thursday of the month Boomerang Coffee Company puts on an Open Mic Night for the Carbondale Community. The next Open Mic Night is scheduled for April 16th from 7pm-10pm. Come enjoy live music, poetry, and Boomerangs full service coffee bar. We hope to see you there! Donnie Hagenbart Admissions & Marketing Manager Jaywalker Lodge

The Sculpture has Landed

James Surls gave a loud “hoot” and tossed his cap into the air as the anxious crowd applauded the touchdown of the 20 foot sculpture onto the marble base where it will reside. There were dozens of onlookers, including those who have been working on Carbondale’s new traffic roundabout. The labor for bronze and steel sculpture “Sewing the Future” was donated by world renowned artist James Surls because of his love for Carbondale. Although, a Texas transplant, James raised his seven daughters in the Roaring Fork Valley and says he doesn’t plan on leaving anytime soon. The $200,000 in funds needed for the materials, casting, and fabrication were raised through a community outreach effort which included the assistance of several of the Jaywalker men. We assisted in raising awareness at several public events through selling T-shirts and supplying information about the design elements of the sculpture. A plethora of outdoor…

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