Week in the Arts - June 26, 2017

Jun 26, 2017

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


The 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival kicked off last week. The lectures, panel presentations and discussions will continue throughout the week. For the complete events schedule, visit aspenideas.org


There will be another preview of Theatre Aspen’s mainstage production of “Hairspray” Monday at 8 p.m. before Tuesday’s official opening at 7 p.m. The show will run Wednesday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m. For tickets and more dates and times, visit theatreaspen.org.


Tuesday, Swedish indie pop band Miike Snow with Klangstof will play Belly Up, Aspen at 9 p.m. For more information, visit bellyupaspen.com.


On Wednesday, an artist talk will be held at the Aspen Chapel Gallery. The artists behind the exhibition “Contemporary Landscapes” will discuss their works with curator David Floria starting at 5:30 p.m.


Wednesday, the 2nd annual Young Adult Forum, part of the Aspen Ideas Festival, will take place at the Aspen Institute at 4 p.m.in the Doerr-Hosier Center. It’s for young people ages 14-24 to talk about big topics.


Thursday, the Aspen Music Festival and School presents a recital with Arnaud Sussman on violin, David Finckel on cello and Wu Han on piano. The concert will begin at the Harris Concert Hall at 7 p.m.


Also on Thursday, host of the podcast Pod Save America will be speaking at Belly Up, Aspen Thursday at 10:30 p.m. For details visit bellyupaspen.com.


A screening of Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid” will take place at the Aspen Art Museum Friday at 8 p.m.


Friday, BLUEBIRD Art + Sound festival kicks off at 6 p.m. in Snowmass Village. The arts and music is on the forefront of this festival’s agenda, which will run through July 4th.


And Thunder River Theatre Company’s production of “The Memory of Water” continues its run with performances Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. For more information, visit thunderrivertheatre.com.


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