Mosasaur Discovery

Tracy Ihnot

Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center and Delta County Libraries present “Voices of the Western Slope,” a series of entertaining, engaging, and informative presentations on noteworthy topics of the Western Slope.

In May, Gary Thompson and Joshua Lively will present “Mosasaur Discovery,” a first-hand account of the discovery of the fossilized remains of a 35-ft mosasaur near Cedaredge, CO...


What do a mortuary, a hair salon, and a movie theatre all have in common?


If you are wondering what the answer is, we won’t keep you in suspense. It is the Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center, where at one time or another it was home to one of those businesses. Born out of the desire to have more cultural offerings for the new and younger folks moving to the area, as well as, reviving the local economy....

High Country Highlights: Grand Mesa Arts Center - From Seed to Blossom

Stu Carlson - Staff Writer

Cedaredge is home to a wide variety of artists and is a community that is known for supporting those artists. In June of 2018, the town finally acquired a venue to showcase this talent. The Grand Mesa Arts Center is a collaborative endeavor that began as a seed of an idea from local musician and guitar store owner, David Starr...

'High altitude creativity' Arts, events center opens in Cedaredge

By Ann Wright

Movie theater, gas station, dry goods store, bank, salon and automotive repair shop — the brick building on a Cedaredge corner has plenty of past lives.

With a showcase and grand opening Friday through Sunday, June 15–17, it will begin a new life as the Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center, 195 W. Main St., in Cedaredge...

Arts center envisioned for Cedaredge

Cedaredge has long been home to a wealth of talented artists, musicians and craftsmen, many of whom are featured in galleries, at community festivals or during the First Friday Art Walks hosted by the Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce. Now an effort is underway to pull together the area's thriving arts, cultural and educational endeavors into a venue to be known as the Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center....

One thousand cranes of happiness

By Don Benjamin

Sunshine streams in through shop windows as a group of origami enthusiasts meet in downtown Cedaredge to drink coffee, socialize and fold squares of colorful paper into elegant cranes. Group members, who have named themselves "The Craniacs," gather for a morning of folding every Saturday in the front room of Stacy's on Main Street. The size of the group varies, with sometimes as many as 10 folders, but the level of enthusiasm remains the same....

Painting pair personifies Cedaredge's volunteer spirit

By Don Benjamin

Anyone who has ever painted anything larger than a birdhouse knows what a chore it can be. The mixing, the masking, the drips, and the cleanup -- these are challenging tasks that can strain personal relations.

Or sometimes the work can create a lasting friendship...



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