Lucius is a triple-threat of vocal harmonies, infectious hooks, and dance-inducing percussion. Saturday, February 15, 2014, 7:30 pm
Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday

Talk about a big screen experience. Watch the Super Bowl for free, Sunday, Feb 2. Doors open at 3:30PM!!

Special drinks and food will be available!


Frozen, PG

Frozen, PG

Monday Dec. 30 (6PM)
Tuesday Dec. 31 (4PM)*
Wednesday Jan. 1 – Friday Jan. 3 (6PM)

*Note early showtime

Called “the best Disney Movie since the Lion King” by Kevin Fallon, this movie tells the story of the fearless optimist Anna, who teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna’s sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.


120 minutes

Stars: Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel

Movie info and reviews.


New Year’s Eve Party

New Year’s Eve Party

Starting at 7pm until 10pm, Delicious Dance of the Blue Sage is sponsoring a New Year’s Eve dance party. This is a benefit for the Theatre!!!

Dress to impress!

DJs Skip & Patty will provide the music!


2013 Dark Night with Craig Childs & Friends

2013 Dark Night with Craig Childs & Friends

When: Dec 20 & 21, doors open at 7pm

Cost: Admission is $20 pre-sale, $25 at the door.

Craig Childs’ much loved spoken word and audiovisual extravaganza, Dark Night, returns to Paonia’s Paradise Theater for the fourth consecutive year on December 20th and 21st, the darkest nights of 2013. This year’s edition focuses on The Unseen World, and features new work by Childs based on his travels in the Arctic, New Mexico, California sewers, Central Park, and the New Jersey Pine Barrens. The two-act show also featuresThe Devil’s Case, written and performed by Angus Stocking ofConfessions of a Heavy Thinker, and includes supporting choreography, acting, and music from Sarah Gilman, Alyssa Pinkerton, David Alderdyce, Marty Durlin, with other accomplished performers from the North Fork Valley and beyond.


As always, Dark Night 2013 will explore mature themes related to the season, and is intended primarily for adult audiences. Attendees are invited to wear costumes. Doors open at 7:00. Admission is $20 pre-sale, $25 at the door.

Gasland 2

Gasland 2


December 14, 7-9pm

A FREE screening of Gasland Part II: In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar®-nominated film GASLAND, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global scale.

A benefit for the efforts of Citizens for a Healthy Community & Fractivist.

“Gravity”, Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney

“Gravity”, Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney


Friday Dec. 6 & Saturday Dec. 7th @ 7:00
Sun. Dec. 8  3:00p
Wed. Dec 11 - Fri. Dec 13 @ 7:00
Sat. Dec. 14 3:00p

GRAVITY, directed by Oscar nominee Alfonso Cuaron, stars Oscar winners Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in a heart-pounding thriller that pulls you into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space. Bullock plays Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (Clooney). But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone.


Paonia Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

Paonia Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

paonia-chamber-logoThe Paonia Chamber’s Annual Meeting will be at the Paradise Theatre on December 9th, 5-7PM.

They will have a reception with local food and wine from 5-6PM and a business meeting from 6-7PM.

During the business meeting the Chamber will announce the Citizen, Business and Non-Profit of the Year winners and will have election for Chamber Board members.

The Chamber Board will encourage its members to volunteer for the Paradise committee, the Marketing committee and the Office committee. The Paradise committee is for any member who wants to be involved in supporting the Paradise and finding a way to keep it open. The Marketing committee will start developing and working on the Chamber marketing needs. The office committee will work on supporting the office to enable the doors to be open more.

Local Voices Roundup Finale – Pass the Mic

Local Voices Roundup Finale – Pass the Mic

Pass the Mic

December 7th, from 3-4PM, see the North Fork Valley through the eyes of seven young reporters!

An amazing documentary film featuring local kids’ interviews. Plus, a short film, “HeartSpots,” looks at high school students who plan to stay in the Valley and start their own business.


Paper Bird

Paper Bird

Pickin’ Productions presents Paper Bird! Opening ~ Craig Childs & Bill Powers ~ A BENEFIT FOR KVNF PUBLIC RADIO on November 22 at 7:30PM.

Tickets $20 Advance, $25 Door ~ On Sale Now *
Available locally at Homestead Market & Backcountry Bistro or online
* Note: A Limited number of $35 Premium Reserved seats available, visit the Pickin’ Productions site for more information

Pickin’ Productions is partnering with KVNF Community Radio and The Paradise Theatre to bring top notch, national artists to the North Fork Valley. Let it be known – this band, Paper Bird, we are extra-excited about. The sound is new, fresh, fun and the music is tight, intricate and delicate all at once. We predict this will be a show you won’t forget.

2013-paper-bird-imageSince the band’s formation in 2007, Paper Bird has been playing its joyful blend of indie folk, roots, and Americana to delighted audiences nationwide. Paper Bird has released two studio albums, Anything Nameless and Joymaking (2007) and When the River took Flight (2010); as well as Carry On (2011), which was the score to a collaboration with Ballet Nouveau Colorado of the same name. Their unique sound is a combination of a dynamic and energetic rhythm section intertwined with effortless and flowing harmonies and the group’s backbone is their songwriting, musicianship and a general allergy to all limitations and trends. With seven members and no designated leader, the possibilities for Paper Bird are constantly unfolding, with fluctuations in style and mood akin to weather patterns. Their rare and beautiful approach to music led them to be featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and were voted in the Top 10 Best Underground Bands by the Denver Post three years in a row, as well as being 5280′s Top of the Town “Top Local Band.” Most recently, Paper Bird was featured in February 2013 in the New York Times in a story about up and coming Denver bands.

Paper Bird’s fourth album, Rooms, pushes musical boundaries even further than anything the group has done. Paper Bird wanted to make an album that was coherent and truly represented where they are as a band and as people –so they made a hard left turn by enlisting good friend and accomplished film composer Ryan Fritch, to produce Rooms. “Ryan sees music differently than all of us had before this recording process,” said drummer Mark Anderson. “His input on our music opened our eyes to new ways of writing and experiencing sound, helping to create an atmosphere within the album that did not exist before.”

More information or to set up interviews, contact Rob Miller