Week in the Arts - December 14th

Dec 14, 2015


  Monday at the Aspen Institute is “Athens to Aspen, Journeys of Meaning”. It’s a course that uses the words of Shakespeare and other classic writers to help people find direction in their lives.

 

“Finding Place” opens at Anderson Ranch on Tuesday. The show features the work of two local artists, Sara Ransford and Alleghany Meadows.

 

Sublime tribute band 40 Oz (Ounces) to Freedom plays at the Belly Up on Thursday. The group has won awards in San Diego as one of the best tribute bands there. They play Sublime hits like “Santeria” and “What I Got”.

 

Theatre Aspen opens its performance of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” at the Aspen District Theatre. The cast is made entirely of high schoolers.

 

In Carbondale, Eliza Rogan will be leading a class to learn how to make gingerbread houses. The class starts at 1:30.  

 

It’s a big weekend for the Wheeler Opera House staff, though their talent will be playing at Harris Concert Hall. On Saturday, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox plays the venue. They group is a YouTube sensation that takes pop songs and turns them into jazz. The channel has over one million subscribers.

 

On Sunday, Kevin Smith takes the stage. The man who brought us “Clerks” and “Chasing Amy” will perform as part of his show, “An Evening With Kevin Smith”.