Special Coverage

From the Aspen Music Festival and school to all the events at the Aspen Institute, you will find Aspen Public Radio delivering special coverage as it happens.

 The full broadcast of a Town Hall meeting from the Belly Up on the proposed Base 2 Lodge development.

Join APR Tuesday at 5:30 for a live broadcast of a Town Hall meeting from the Belly Up on the proposed Base 2 Lodge development. Moderated by APR news director Carolyn Sackariason, the Town Hall meeting will feature opponents Ward Hauenstein and Maurice Emmer and proponents Dwayne Romero and Mark Hunt. The event is free and open to the public

Grafton Smith/Grafton Smith Photography.

After the screening of Rolling Papers during the 2015 Aspen Film Fest, Aspen Film artistic director Maggie Mackay led a panel discussion with the film's director Mitch Dickman, The Cannabist’s Jake Brown, Aspen City Councilman Adam Frisch, and Kyle Vetter, manager of Native Roots Dispensary in Aspen.

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Aug 27, 2015

Friday, August 28th at 5:30 pm at the historic Holden/Marolt Barn in Aspen.

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Conversation with Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson

Aspen Public Radio's coverage of AREDay 2015 continues with a discussion about divesting in fossil fuel technology. Moderated by John Powers, President of the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado.

AREDay: Solutions from China: B to B

Aug 11, 2015

Aspen Public Radio's coverage of AREDay 2015 begins with a presentation by Huang Ming of Himin Solar. 

  Ming has been a major player in the solar energy industry in China for years. He explains his goals and methods.

After, he is joined by Chip Comins, the founder of AREDay and Daniel Fung of the USDP Peace and Development Foundation to discuss how to involve China in the changing world of environmental isses.

 Aspen Public Radio’s broadcast of Aspen Institute’s President and CEO Walter Isaacson in conversation with Hank Paulson, current chairman of the Paulson Institute and former US Secretary of the Treasury.

Jessica Catto Dialogue: Joel Salatin

Aug 9, 2015

ACES presents a Jessica Catto dialogue featuring Joel Salatin.

Salatin is the head of Polyface Farms and has been featured in the documentary Food Inc.. He spoke at Paepcke Auditorium on Friday, August 7.

The Hurst Lecture Series, in collaboration with the Aspen Strategy Group - Responding to the Rise of ISIS.