Week in the Arts - June 17, 2017

Jul 17, 2017


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


Monday, the 14th annual opera gala will feature an exclusive dinner at the Caribou Club and a full performance the Aspen Music Festival and School’s production of Verdi’s La Traviata. This event starts at 5 p.m. with the performance beginning at 8 p.m. at The Wheeler Opera House. La traviata will also run the 18th at 7 p.m. at The Wheeler Opera House.


Tuesday, Aspen Words’ Writer in Residence Grant Faulkner speaks at 5:30 p.m. at Hooch Craft Cocktail Bar. Doors open at 5 p.m.


Theatre Aspen’s mainstage production of “Hairspray” continues its run Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Hurst Theatre, with additional performances Friday and Saturday at that same time.


Wednesday, there will be a screening of the documentary film “Time Travelers” based on the U.S. Men’s Rafting Team’s Grand Canyon endeavor at the Carbondale Fire Department at noon.


Theatre Aspen’s production of the play “Sex with Strangers” continues its run Wednesday and Thursday at the Hurst Theatre at 7:30 p.m. each evening.


Thursday in Snowmass Village, the Snowmass Free Concert Series continues with jam band New Orleans Suspects starting at 5:30 p.m.


Also on Thursday, local Hugh Wise will present and sign copies of his new book The Little Lead Soldier at Explore Booksellers also at 5:30 p.m.


And then later on Thursday, Stage of Life Theatre Company’s weekend run of Rent, the school edition begins at 7 p.m. in Carbondale. For showtimes, visit soltheatrecompany.org.


Friday and Saturday morning at 10 a.m., Theatre Aspen’s production of “The World According to Snoopy” continues its run.


And, the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue presents its dinner theatre Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m., as well as Sunday at 5 p.m.


Friday evening, The Aspen Chamber Symphony will play at 6 p.m. in the Benedict Music Tent.


Saturday and Sunday, the 15th Annual Downtown Aspen Arts Festival will take over the town, starting at 10 a.m.


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