Aspen Weekend Agenda: July 21-23, 2017

The Downtown Aspen Arts Festival returns and with Aspen Music Festival performances, Bluegrass Sundays, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and more—music fills the mountain air all weekend.

07/21/2017 By Katie Shapiro


A Midsummer Movie Pick: 'The Big Sick'

The Judd Apatow-produced Sundance hit is infused with a deft touch that embraces lots of laughs along with some deep emotional waters.

07/20/2017 By Laura Thielen


Aspen Weekend Agenda: July 14-16, 2017

It starts with Aspen Historical Society's grand reopening of the Wheeler-Stallard Museum archives building.

07/13/2017 By Katie Shapiro


Aspen Weekend Agenda: July 7-9, 2017

Bid on art at Anderson Ranch, meditate with the monks at Aspen Art Museum, see Bush at Belly Up, spend a Dog Day Afternoon at Aspen Animal Shelter, and more.

07/07/2017 By Katie Shapiro


Aspen Holiday Weekend Agenda: June 30-July 4, 2017

Bluebird Art + Sound starts in Snowmass, Aspen Music Festival's season gets underway, Wilderness Workshop takes over Owl Farm, Raptor Fair invades ACES, Writ Large hits the Wheeler Opera House, and more.

06/30/2017 By Katie Shapiro


Aspen Weekend Agenda: June 23-25, 2017

With Spotlight Health at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Jazz Aspen Snowmass's June Experience, Hairspray at Theatre Aspen, Snowmass Demo Days, and more—high season is officially here.

06/23/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Feeling the Heat

The 2 Climate Change Documentaries You Can't Miss at Aspen Ideas Festival

Our film critics George Eldred and Laura Thielen preview An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power and Chasing Coral.

06/22/2017 By George Eldred and Laura Thielen


Aspen Weekend Agenda: June 16-18, 2017

Food & Wine Classic aside, watch films at the Aspen Art Museum, take a hike with Wilderness Workshop, shop local at the Aspen Saturday Market, and more.

06/16/2017 By Katie Shapiro


Aspen Weekend Agenda: June 9-11, 2017

With the Aspen Fringe Festival, Snowmass Rendezvous Craft Beer Festival, Aspen Shakti's Grand Opening, Thunder River Theatre Company's Masquerade Gala, and more—summer is in full swing.

06/09/2017 By Katie Shapiro


Aspen Weekend Agenda: June 2-4, 2017

Marble Distilling Co. turns 2, Rock Bottom Ranch teaches gardening, Jurassic 5 takes the stage, AVSC goes biking, and more!

06/02/2017 By Katie Shapiro


Aspen Weekend Agenda: May 26-29, 2017

From summer skiing on Aspen Mountain to local live music, comedy, and dance, here are your Memorial Day Weekend plans.

05/26/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Coming Attractions

3 Film Events to Take in This Summer

Environmental motivators and outdoor movies highlight local screens this season.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Travers

On View

Here are the High Brow Art Openings to See This Summer

Plus, the grand re-opening of Aspen Historical Society's Wheeler-Stallard Museum.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Travers

On Stage

Summer 2017's Must-See Theater & Dance Performances

From the Aspen Fringe Festival to TRTC's The Memory of Water, take in a new show this season.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Travers

Elevated Arts

A Curated Guide to Aspen’s 2017 Summer Cultural Calendar

The best of what’s to come in classical and pop music, theater and dance, art, film, and more in the Roaring Fork Valley.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Travers

Design Story

Inside the Revival of Glenn Frey's Former Compound

A quartet of new owners are paying homage to the rock ‘n’ roll roots of Mad Dog Ranch.

05/24/2017 By Katie Shapiro Photography by Craig Turpin

Step Outside

Aspen CORE and Wilderness Workshop Get Creative to Raise Awareness

Using the outdoors as inspiration, these local nonprofits and artists have come together to approach environmental issues from a fresh perspective.

05/24/2017 By Alison Margo


The Aspen Institute Doubles Down on the Next Generation

Its new Youth and Engagement Program is involving teens and young adults in civic discussion and problem-solving sessions.

05/24/2017 By Barbara Platts

Aspen Music Festival

In Concert: Rufus, Renée, and a Week to Sing About

Simple fate and some serendipitous scheduling has made the last week of July an unofficial celebration of the human voice.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Travers

On Stage

This Summer at Theatre Aspen: Here Comes Hairspray

With a retro musical headlining the season, the organization also looks to the future.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Travers