Still Going 70 in a 55 – Mike Gwinn and the North Fork Flyers

Still Going 70 in a 55 – Mike Gwinn and the North Fork Flyers

Still Going 70 in a 55

2014-mike-gwinn-cdMike Gwinn & The North Fork Flyers will present a CD Release Party at the Paradise Theatre in Paonia Colorado on Saturday March 15th. The new CD, “STILL GOING 70 IN A 55″ is a celebration of Mike’s 70th birhday and features 10 original songs penned by Mike and engineered by David Snider.  The North Fork Flyers have been performing together for the past 10 years, thrilling crowds with their amazing repertoire of horn based jazz, funk and rock. Don’t miss this concert/premier.

Tickets at the door $25.00 or $20.00 presale (Brown Paper Tickets, Homestead Market, Paonia Farm & Home and Backcountry Bistro). LIMITED SEATING.  Ticket includes CD.

Doors open at 7pm; show starts at 8pm.

Mike & the Flyers will be promoting the “Save the Paradise” push!!

For info call Mike 970-527-3424 or email him.

Craig Child’s The Ice Age

Craig Child’s The Ice Age

March 16
$12 advance / $15 day of show

Craig Childs presents: “The Ice Age: Following the First People into North America”

A benefit for the North Fork Montessori School.

Ice Age America

Tickets are available at Homestead Market, Backcountry Bistro and the Montessori School and online at Brown Paper Tickets!



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.