fine art http://aspenpublicradio.org en Valley Roundup - December 6th, 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-december-6th-2013 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup, for Friday 12-6-2013, a review of the week’s top news stories in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond.&nbsp; Andy Stone and Curtis Wackerle join us this week.&nbsp;</p><p>Downvalley some residents of a trailer park in Basalt who are facing relocation have organized to take the issue public</p><p>Garfield county Sheriff Lou Valerio says his fight with the state over new gun laws will continue</p><p>Aspen gets vocal about snow polo and the Aspen School District scrambles to fill a 2.9 million dollar budget shortfall.</p><p>On the Download with Rob St. Mary, a moving tribute to a young Colorado artist who died last month in Ouray.</p><p>Its all on today’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:27:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 11237 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - December 6th, 2013 Mourning Friend Creates Portrait of a Young Artist http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mourning-friend-creates-portrait-young-artist <p>Losing a friend is hard. But, one can hope out of the sorrow to find feelings of friendship and inspiration that will last a lifetime. It’s even more profound to be able to share those feelings and meaning of someone’s life &amp; work with others. That’s part of the solace found by filmmaker Stormy Pyeatte following the death of her friend, Colorado artist Zina Lahr.</p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:52:56 +0000 Rob St. Mary 11229 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mourning Friend Creates Portrait of a Young Artist Audio Canvas - Xaviera Simmons http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/audio-canvas-xaviera-simmons <p>Xaviera Simmons, a 2013 Featured Artist at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center, discusses her work, process, inspirations and vision. Simmons works in photography, installation, multi-media and audio. She also enjoys working in the American west and much of her work investigates social, political and personal narratives. Simmons gave an artist lecture at the Ranch on August 8th and had a piece of work in the Ranch's Annual Live Art Auction on August 10th (pictured). To find more of Simmons's work, visit her gallery's&nbsp;<a href="http://davidcastillogallery.com/xaviera-simmons-denver/">website</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:14:25 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 5910 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Audio Canvas - Xaviera Simmons