Season’s Greetings

What’s Going On in Aspen and Snowmass This Winter

A dizzying number of new stores and art galleries, plus events both live and virtual, brighten the local scene.

12/23/2020 By Meredith C. Carroll

Word Up

Three New Books to Put on Your Nightstand

Aspen chefs share their recipes, plus a local bioblitz and the awesome power of deep snow.

12/23/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Person of Interest

Valley Native Designs Commercial Movie Posters While Creating Fine Art Collages

From aspiring rock star to established artist, via Basalt and Hollywood, Jeff Stevens embodies the creative spirit.

12/23/2020 By M. John Fayhee

New Views

An Alfresco Gallery for Our Times

A large exhibit at Anderson Ranch Arts Center and a new Aspen installation bring contemporary sculpture outdoors.

12/23/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Re-Creation

It’s a Different Era at the Aspen Art Museum

With a new director and must-see exhibits, the Aspen Art Museum honors its past with an eye toward the future.

12/23/2020 By Dipika Rai

Datebook

5 Things to Do This Week: July 22, 2020

Familiar events—Mountain Fair, Art Aspen—take new forms, plus trail work with RFOV, a virtual discussion of the 19th Amendment, and TGR's new mountain bike flick.

07/22/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

spinning tales

Aspen Fitness Entrepreneur Pete Holman Releases His First Novel

Through elite-level cycling, a young athlete rises above a challenging background.

07/16/2020 By Allison Pattillo

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5 Things to Do This Week: July 15, 2020

Two new exhibits, a new drive-in movie series, a virtual author talk, and donating to ACES are on our to-do list.

07/15/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

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5 Things to Do This Week: July 1, 2020

The Aspen Music Festival opens (virtually), Aspen Film streams a timely doc, the Aspen Historical Society goes touring, and more.

07/01/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Virtual Reality

Tune into Aspen's Summer Arts Season

Music, theater, art exhibits, lectures—find a mix of live and online programming.

07/01/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

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5 Things to Do This Week: June 24, 2020

We've got events both virtual and even live, including Jazz Aspen Snowmass June Experience, Aspen Ideas Fest, Basalt's Wednesday Night Live, Boogie's Buddy Race, and the Community Read.

06/24/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

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5 Things to Do This Week: June 10, 2020

Dive in virtually with Summer Words panels, a Thunder River Theatre Company production, an exhibit at the Art Base, and an English in Action benefit, plus a hike with Wilderness Workshop IRL.

06/10/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

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5 Things to Do While Sheltered at Home: May 6, 2020

Remember Mom this weekend, plus give a hand to Thunder River Theatre Company, boost your brain, share your quarantine stories, and get a little cheesy.

05/06/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

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5 Things to Do While Sheltered at Home: April 15, 2020

This week tune into the Aspen Words Literary Prize presentation, a tequila tasting, Anderson Ranch's Thinker Thursday, a new Aspen Art Museum exhibit, and more.

04/15/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

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5 Things to Do While Sheltered at Home: April 1, 2020

We've got Shortsfest, live performances, yoga, and nature challenges ... all to enjoy from the comfort of home.

04/01/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

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5 Things to Do While Sheltered at Home: March 25, 2020

From Aspen Monopoly to virtual birthday parties, here are ways to stay entertained and connected this week.

03/25/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

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5 Things to Do Any Day This Week: March 18, 2020

What are you doing to keep yourself engaged and active during this time of social distancing? From Nordic skiing to exploring history, we've got a few locally oriented suggestions right here.

03/18/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

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5 Things to Do This Weekend: March 13–15, 2020

The virus may have hit town, but events are still taking place: the Après-Ski Cocktail Classic, a free concert, a sustainable fashion showcase, and more.

03/11/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

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5 Things to Do This Weekend: March 6–8, 2020

You've got a musical, films, a unique ceramics show, concerts, and an uphill race on Aspen Mountain to choose among.

03/04/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

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5 Things to Do This Weekend: February 28–March 1, 2020

Coming up: Mountain Film fest, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, the Power of Four, Nina G., and Shaq!

02/26/2020 By Aspen Sojourner