Cultured Après Ski

15 Don't-Miss Performances in Aspen This Season

The local arts scene stays strong throughout the winter, with theater, jazz, live music, and film.

12/04/2019 By Todd Hartley

viewers' choice

Six Top Flicks to Catch at Aspen Filmfest 2019

The annual festival celebrates 40 years of bringing top-notch indie films to local theaters.

09/17/2019 By George Eldred and Laura Thielen

Premier Viewing

Theater and Film Festivals 2019

Aspen Fringe Fest, Theatre Aspen, Aspen Film, and the Wheeler present a packed roster of performances and screenings through the fall.

06/05/2019 By Todd Hartley

Must See

The 2018 Holiday Movie Marathon Guide

Our resident film experts advise on what to see at Aspen Film’s Academy Screenings.

12/21/2018 By Laura Thielen and George Eldred

Ones to Watch

Six Cultural Newsmakers to Keep an Eye On

New on the scene—or, in one case, wrapping up her tenure—these arts leaders have quickly enhanced the local entertainment landscape.

06/06/2018 By Andrew Travers Illustrations by Matty Newton

Long and Short of It

Aspen Shortsfest Highlights International Filmmakers with a Full Slate of Screenings and Special Events

Tickets for the annual showcase of short film go on sale Friday, March 23.

03/21/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld


Aspen Weekend Agenda: December 1-3, 2017

Listen to our editor-in-chief at Writ Large, see Arthur Miller: Writer in support of Aspen Film, Light Up the Nights in Carbondale, Basalt, and Snowmass, and more.

12/01/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Indie Spirit

Dispatches from the Fall Film Festival Circuit, Part One

Our new resident film columnists, Laura Thielen and George Eldred, share their picks from Telluride and Toronto.

09/29/2016 By George Eldred and Laura Thielen

On Screen

Seven Film Events to Catch This Fall

There's a lot more to see than the leaves this season.

09/13/2016 By Katie Shapiro


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

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