5 Things to Do This Weekend: May 10–12, 2019

Off-season is here, but we've got art openings, music performances, women's voices, and more.

By Aspen Sojourner Staff May 8, 2019

Some of the performers in The Women's Voices Project during rehearsal: Gabriela Alvarez Espinoza, Alya Howe, Iliana Renteria, Cassidy Willey, Kristin Carlson, and Trary Maddalone LaMee.

Friday–Sunday, May 10–12

The Women’s Voices Project
Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Thunder River Theatre, Carbondale

The Carbondale nonprofit Amplifying Voices presents this performance aimed at empowering women to express themselves through the arts. The show features eight dynamic local women, some of who will perform individually, some of whom will collaborate with the others, all in 10-minute segments. The only sure thing? An abundance of creativity and inspiration. Tickets $20,

Friday, May 10

Claudette Carter Artmentors Program Exhibit Opening
5–7 p.m., The Art Base, Basalt

Tonight’s opening showcases work by three local high school juniors who have worked with professional artist mentors: Aidan Ziets of Basalt High School, Sarah Teague of Colorado Rocky Mountain School, and Jesenya Lopez of Roaring Fork High School. At 6 p.m., the young artists will talk about their experiences with Art Base Executive Director Genna Moe. Free,

Sarah Teague's Mobius II is one of the pieces showing at the Art Base.

Music That Connects Us
7 p.m., Harris Hall

This musical collaboration among Symphony in the Valley, the Aspen Choral Society, High Country Sinfonia, and students from the Maroon Bel Canto Choir program presents Mass of the Children by English composer John Rutter. Also on the program: works by Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, Bartok, and Copland. Come and be uplifted as well as connected. Tickets $5–$15 ($0.01 for kids under 12),

Saturday, May 11

Dance Progressions Annual Recital
1 and 5 p.m., Aspen District Theatre

Students from the local program showcase what they’ve been learning in jazz, hip hop, tap, and more. Tickets $25,

Sunday, May 12

A Star Is Born
7:30 p.m., Belly Up Aspen

Bring mom to see (or see again) Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Dave Chappelle, Andrew Dice Clay, and Sam Elliott in last fall’s hit remake of the storied romantic drama. Free,

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