Elise Thatcher

  Republican congressional candidate Alex Beinstein has been crisscrossing the state in preparation for his challenge of incumbent U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton in the June primary.

Aspen Skiing Company/Dan Bayer

  The Aspen Skiing Company said Aspen Mountain will be open Saturday, Sunday and Memorial Day, in a press release that came out Monday.

Barbara Platts / Aspen Public Radio

This morning’s delays should be no more than 20 minutes as crews set up head-to-head traffic lanes around the circle. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recommends drivers take a detour via Mclain Flats and Cemetery Lane, unless travelers need to get to Maroon Creek or Castle Creek roads.

 

First Draft- Dana Spiotta

15 hours ago

Dana Spiotta is the author of four novels: Innocents and Others (2016); Stone Arabia (2011), which was a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist in fiction; Eat the Document (2006), which was a finalist for the National Book Award and a recipient of the Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; and Lightning Field (2001). Spiotta was a Guggenheim Fellow, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow, and won the 2008-9 Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome.

Curated - May 23rd

17 hours ago

This week on Curated, we speak with artist Sam Durant, author Dana Spiotta and we explore the Valley's cycling culture.

  It’s the age of digital media, and artists have to learn about how to use it too! The Red Brick Center for the Arts is hosting a workshop for artists to learn how to market themselves using Facebook.

 

It’s foreign film night at the Basalt Regional Library on Wednesday. They’re showing "The Intouchables".

 

The ArtBase in Basalt is opening the first exhibit from the Claudette Carter ARTmentors Program. The program is for high school juniors who are considering a career in the arts.

 

If you visit the town of Marble this summer, tucked into the woods right off the main road, you'll notice a flurry of marble dust, the roar of power tools, and over 60 artists working on marble sculptures. This is the MARBLE/Marble Symposium and Joshua Weiner, a professional sculptor, has been actively involved for 23 years.

Weiner discusses the culture of the organization and the easygoing nature of the symposiums, and how his time spent with the symposium has transformed his own work. 

 The annual Aspen Police Department bike auction raised a record amount of money for the city.

Mary Kenyon

A Basalt woman said the Town of Basalt filed a lawsuit under the wrong statute. The town sued resident Mary Kenyon April 29 over her previously filed open records request.

Meet Gail Schwartz

May 22, 2016
Patrick Fort / Aspen Public Radio

Former Snowmass Village resident Gail Schwartz is the democratic candidate for Western Colorado’s Congressional District 3. Schwartz has formerly represented the region in the state senate and is coming out of retirement with her eye on incumbent Scott Tipton’s seat.

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