Week in the Arts - July 24, 2017

Jul 24, 2017


Welcome to the beginning of another week in the Roaring Fork Valley!


Monday, The Aspen Institute and Aspen Film presents the documentary “Step,” at 7:00 p.m. in the Paepcke Auditorium, as part of the New Views Documentaries and Dialogue series.


Also Monday night, singer and composer Rufus Wainwright will showcase new arrangements for string orchestra at the Harris Concert Hall at 8 p.m. For more information, visit aspenmusicfestival.com.


Nina Gabianelli will perform her one woman cabaret act “Here I Am” Tuesday, as part of The Wheeler Opera House’s Sunset Sessions summer series tomorrow at 8 p.m.


On Tuesday, mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung will give a performance at the Harris Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit aspenmusicfestival.com.


Theatre Aspen’s run of the play “Sex with Strangers” continues Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit theatreaspen.org.


Local group The Black Lillies will play the Summer of Music concert #5 at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.


Also on Wednesday, catch Melissa Etheridge at Belly Up, Aspen. That show starts at 9:00 p.m. For more information, visit bellyupaspen.com.


Thursday the Snowmass Free Concert Series continues with The Freddy Jones Band starting at 5:30 p.m in Snowmass Village.


Also on Thursday, at 5:30 p.m., the Art Base in Basalt will host an art talk led by executive director Genna Moe with artists Dianne Light and Sally Cole on their current exhibition “Still Blooming.”


And later on Thursday night, Aspen Shakti Shala presents Nudes and Brews at 7:00 p.m. and will feature figure drawing and micro-brew sampling for artists and art enthusiasts.


Friday launches the 46th annual Carbondale Mountain Fair in Sopris Park, which will have vendors, music and food available all weekend.


Also on Friday, experience the Aspen Art Museum’s latest site-wide exhibition Wade Guyton Peter Fischli David Weiss with activities set up throughout the museum starting at 3:00 p.m.


Theatre Aspen’s mainstage production of the musical “Hairspray” continues its run with shows Monday at 7:30 p.m. then again at Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at both 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. in the Hurst Theatre. For more information, visit theatreaspen.org.

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