2014 Winter Olympics from the Inside
5:43 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

"The Russian Smile", Security Pains & More from Sochi

Credit Bart Garton

2/12 - Alrighty.  Sorry for the hiatus.  Been busy working hard at day, and celebrating jobs well done at night.  
We’re about half way through, and still on Slopestyle.  I’m really looking forward to Ski/Snowboard Cross as that will change things up quite a bit.  And it’s a really exciting sport.  Don’t know my position yet, but I’ll keep you posted.  

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APR Local News
3:33 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Local Teens Express Themselves Through "Spoken Word"

Performing artist Myrlin Hepworth is teaching Roaring Fork Valley teenagers "spoken word" poetry this month. Some of the teens compare writing the poems to therapy.

Teenagers across the Roaring Fork Valley are getting a lesson this week on the “spoken word.” It’s a form of artistic poetry or story telling that's sometimes put to music. Often poets perform their original works at a competition called a poetry slam. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.

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3:29 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

CrossCurrents - Artists James Surls & Pamela Joseph

Artists James Surls and Pamela Joseph along with Sam Harvey on their current exhibition.

2014 Winter Olympics from the Inside
10:40 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Simi Sprints and the Sochi Spirit

The Russian crew standing next to us and cheering Sim on while we cheered on their Russian skier, gave me this moms gold medal hanging around my neck. :-)
Credit Ruthie Brown

EDITOR’S NOTE: We are very excited to share the travels of Simi Hamilton’s family to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing dispatches from Ruthie Brown and family as they give you a first-hand, “behind-the-scenes” look at the Olympics.

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Lance Armstrong
11:35 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Aspenites React to New Lance Armstrong Film

Lance Armstrong, during filming for Alex Gibney's "The Armstrong Lie."
Credit Sony Pictures Classics/Photoshot

Tarnished cyclist Lance Armstrong is at the center of an ongoing controversy about doping in the sport. He’s also now in the spotlight in Hollywood. The first of several anticipated movies about the iconic athlete recently showed in Aspen. In The Armstrong Lie, award winning director Alex Gibney examines the underbelly of the the cyclist’s career. Reporter Elise Thatcher caught up with viewers after a showing at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen.

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