EVENTS

The Aspen Weekend Agenda: July 15-17, 2016

Editor’s Picks to help you navigate the sea of summer schedules.

07/15/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Datebook

Aspen Weekend Agenda: July 8-10, 2016

Editor’s Picks to help you navigate the sea of summer schedules.

07/08/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Datebook

Aspen Weekend Agenda: July 1-4, 2016

Editor’s Picks to help you navigate the sea of summer schedules.

07/01/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Datebook

Aspen Weekend Agenda: June 24-26, 2016

Editor's Picks to help you navigate the sea of summer schedules.

06/24/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Arts & Culture

First Look: Inside the New Pitkin County Library

After a $15 million renovation Aspen flagship resource is ready to welcome readers.

06/20/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Region

Perform Locally, Hire Globally

As cultural organizations hire top-level staffers based outside the Roaring Fork Valley, what does it mean for Aspen audiences?

05/01/2016 By Julie Comins Pickrell

Design

Aspen’s Historic Opera House Gets Its Finishing Touches

The final phase of an elegant $4.2 million makeover brings the storied Wheeler Opera House into the 21st century.

05/01/2016 By Elizabeth Nix Photography by Dan Bayer

Art History

Artist Enclave Anderson Ranch Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

How the onetime sheep farm in Snowmass Village has transformed a into a coveted in-residence destination

05/01/2016 By Dexter Cirillo

Heat Up

The Essential Guide to Aspen's Summer Events

Whether you want world-class music, provocative visual arts, or transcendent theater, you’ll find it in Aspen this season.

05/01/2016 With Todd Hartley, Catherine Lutz, and Brook Sutton Illustrations by Nicole Licht By Grace Lichtenstein

At Altitude

Aspen Underground

Here's where to view rare photographs of the city's geology from the 1800s.

02/01/2016 By Kippy Lincoln

Get Out

Night Moves

With a legitimate claim to hosting the hardest partying après-ski scene of any mountain town, Aspen knows how to get down.

02/01/2016 By Amanda Rae

Movie Mogul

After a 20-Year Artistic Direction Tenure, Aspen Film Hires a Fresh Face from Los Angeles

Maggie Mackay’s auspicious premiere at Aspen Filmfest.

11/01/2015 By Andrew Travers

See them while you can

Belly Up and Up and Up

Frequently, the biggest show you can see at Belly Up Aspen is the act that isn’t all that big yet.

07/01/2015 By Andrew Travers

A Twenty-Year Sojourn

The Real Aspen, by Aspenites: The History of Aspen Sojourner Magazine

We've made a lot of changes in 2016, so thought we should revisit the feature that tells you a little bit more about us.

07/01/2015 Edited by Michael Miracle

Arts and Culture

Off the Charts

The Roaring Fork Valley’s arts and culture scene has never been bigger, better, or more hell-bent to impress. But how to decide which of the hundreds of events should make up your summer to-do list? Easy—just read the following.

05/01/2015 Edited by Julie Comins

On Air

Hear the Voice of a New Generation on the Isaacson School of New Media's Radio CMC

The voice of a community can’t be expressed more clearly than it is on local radio.

02/01/2015 By Amanda Rae

Resident Artistry

Made in Aspen

The fruits of local arts nonprofits’ 2014 residency programs will show up in galleries, bookstores, and CD racks in 2015.

02/01/2015 By Andrew Travers

Posse of Performers

The Festival-Brat Pack

Two performers whose Aspen Music Festival and School histories date to their childhoods return as thirtysomethings to perform.

11/01/2014 By Andrew Travers

Talking Art

Contemporary Art Survival Guide

Intimidated by challenging art? Don’t be. The trick is simply knowing what to say.

11/01/2014 By Barry Smith

Spin to Win

Meet Michael Nakagawa a.k.a. "DJ Naka G"

From the Aspen club scene to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Aspen's beat master has spun his way around the world, creating a soundtrack for all of the action along the way.

11/01/2014 By Alison Margo