Etienne Charles plays Sunday at the Aspen Art Museum during Jazz Aspen Snowmass's June Experience.

Image: Courtesy: JAS

Through Sunday, June 20–23

Jazz Aspen Snowmass June Experience
Various venues around town

A new format debuts this year, bringing plentiful concerts to downtown Aspen. Read the write-up in our current issue’s festivals feature for more details. jazzaspensnowmass.org

Friday–Saturday, June 21–22

Guys and Dolls
7:30 p.m., Friday; 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday; Hurst Theatre

Theatre Aspen’s production of the Broadway classic opens this weekend. Read the write-up in our current issue’s festivals feature for more info. Tickets $30–$120, theatreaspen.org

Friday, June 21

Aspen Ideas Festival: Ask Dr. Ruth
7 p.m., Paepcke Auditorium

This session of Ideas Fest’s health-centric first session features renowned sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer, now in her 90s, discussing her long career in sex education and advice and her role as a pioneer of the sexual revolution. The discussion is preceded by the film Ask Dr. Ruth, which covers her life from her early years as a Holocaust survivor to the legendary status she enjoys today. Tickets $12, aspenideas.org

Sheriff Joe DiSalvo's annual golf tourney takes place at the Aspen Golf Club.

Sunday, June 23

Sheriff’s Cup for Hope
From 8 a.m., Aspen Golf Club

Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo organizes this daylong fundraiser to benefit various local nonprofits, switching up the beneficiaries every two years; this time it’s Huts for Vets, which provides therapeutic wilderness experiences for veterans and active-duty service members. Events include a 9-hole par 3 tournament for kids and non-golfers (9 a.m., $500 per foursome), a full golf tourney (noon, $1,000 per foursome but sold out), a golf shootout (5:30 p.m.), and a cocktail party with raffle and live music to wrap up the day. sheriffscup.com

Aspen Ideas Festival: Finding My Voice
7 p.m., Belly Up Aspen

Listen to former Obama administration member Valerie Jarrett speak about her journey from single motherhood in Iran to US presidential advisor, while overcoming race and gender barriers along the way, with Jonathan Capehart, opinion writer and editorial board member of the Washington Post. A book signing by Jarrett will follow. Tickets $30, aspenideas.org

 

 

 

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