Welcome to the beginning of another week in the Roaring Fork Valley! This is Week in the Arts, a curated list of upcoming exhibitions and events.
Monday at the Basalt library, there will be a celebration of the birthday of Dr. Seuss. Kids and teens are invited to stop by starting at 4 for Dr. Seuss-inspired snacks and games.
Monday evening in Glenwood Springs, the documentary Screenagers will be shown at 6 o clock at St. Stephen Catholic Church.
Tuesday, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival will perform their one-hour touring production of Julius Caesar at The Temporary in Basalt. That performance will be followed by a discussion about school violence prevention. Doors open at 6:30.
On Wednesday, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be held at Bumps restaurant at Buttermilk. Students from Aspen Middle School, Aspen Community School and Aspen Country day have made hundreds of ceramic bowls. Attendees choose a bowl to use for dinner, and proceeds go to Lift Up. That starts at 5:00.
Also Wednesday, Aspen Film will present The Square, an Academy Award nominee for best foreign film, as a part of their monthly Indie Showcase. That starts at 7:30 at the Isis Theatre in Aspen.
On Thursday, the fashion and performance art show Green is the New Black will hold a preview night. Doors open at 7:30.
Friday night, Aspen Historical Society presents the Retro Film Series: Decades of Skiing Aspen and Snowmass. That’s at the Limelight Hotel in Aspen starting at 5:30.
Also Friday, artist and author Pamela Joseph discusses her book The Artist, The Censor, and The Nude; A Tale of Morality and Appropriation at Explore Booksellers in Aspen at 5:30.
Saturday, the Aspen Music Festival and School presents violinist William Hagen as a part of their Winter Music Recital series. The performance starts at 6:30 at Harris Concert Hall.