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Glenwood Center for the Arts to close

7 hours ago
Aspen Public Radio News

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts announced, on Thursday, it will close in May.

Anderson Ranch shares summer series lineup

11 hours ago
Courtesy of Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Anderson Ranch Arts Center has shared the lineup for its Featured Artists and Conversations Series.

‘Adventure belongs to all’ at this year’s 5Point

Apr 19, 2017
Courtesy of 5Point Adventure Film Festival

The 10th annual 5Point Adventure Film Festival kicks off Thursday. Athletes and industry leaders will take over Carbondale during the four-day event.

Forest Woodward

In January, members of the U.S. Rafting team made an attempt at breaking a speed record on the Colorado River.

Rosybelle: The valley’s new vehicle for arts education

Apr 17, 2017
Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio News

Rosybelle, the mobile maker space, made her debut this month. She is a bus created on behalf of Carbondale Arts, and she’s ready to provide another venue for arts education to the valley’s youth.

Scot Gerdes

The Sopris Theatre Company’s production of “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” kicks off a two-week run today at Colorado Mountain College.

Aspen Shortsfest: The 'great cultural exchange'

Apr 9, 2017
Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio News

Last week, dozens of filmmakers from across the globe were in town for the 26th annual Aspen Shortsfest.

Courtesy of Katherine LeGrand Custom Goldsmith

An Aspen jewelry store was selected to showcase some of its pieces at the National Museum of Women in the Arts later this month.

Spring into spring with Bonedale Ballet

Apr 7, 2017
Courtesy of Coredination & Bonedale Ballet

This weekend, student dancers and professionals will take the stage at the Bonedale Ballet studio for a series of spring performances.

Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio News

Last night, Aspen Words veterans Stephanie Danler, Anna Noyes and Molly Prentiss spoke about their debut book releases. For those unable to make the Aspen Words event, Claire Woodcock spoke with the authors while they were in town to bring us this conversation.

Courtesy of Aspen CORE

A local environmental nonprofit and the City of Aspen have been taking steps toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Artist Sonja Hinrichsen has been bringing attention to the issue with snowshoers in the valley through an environmental art project.

First Draft - Douglas Preston

Apr 3, 2017

Douglas Preston writes fiction, non-fiction and works as a journalist. He writes about archaeology, history and paleontology for the New Yorker magazine, as well as for Smithsonian, National Geographic, Harper's and the Atlantic. In the course of his journalistic profession Preston has explored lost temples in the jungles of Cambodia, been the first to enter a tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, and ridden on horseback across thousands of miles of the American Southwest-which earned him membership in the elite "Long Riders Guild.

Jackie Green to play Belly Up Wednesday

Apr 3, 2017

Jackie Greene will share his songs with the crowd at Belly Up Aspen on Wednesday.

This weekend, Snarky Puppy’s Grammy Award-winning keyboardist Cory Henry will perform downstairs at The Little Nell.

Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio News

Aspen City Council debated a lease extension for a local art gallery that rents city space on Monday.

The conversation got heated.

The Reporter Two-Way: Public Radio's Future

Mar 28, 2017

Earlier this month, President Trump released his 2018 Budget Blueprint, which proposes cutting funding from the Corporation of Public Broadcasting (CPB). If passed, thousands of local public radio and television stations around the country would lose $50 million from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Arts and Culture reporter Claire Woodcock has been following the issue.

So why is the Corporation of Public Broadcasting important?

First Draft - Melissa Febos

Mar 27, 2017

Melissa Febos is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir, Whip Smart and Abandon Me. Her work has been widely anthologized and appears in publications including Tin House, Granta, The Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, Glamour, Guernica, Post Road, Salon, and The New York Times.  She serves on the Board of Directors of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, the PEN America Membership Committee, and co-curated the Manhattan reading and music series, Mixer, for nine years. She curates literary events, teaches workshops, and speaks widely.

Let It Be tour to play The Wheeler

Mar 27, 2017

Tomorrow, The Wheeler Opera House and Wheeler Associates will bring the music of The Beatles to the stage.

Consensual Improv returns to Carbondale

Mar 23, 2017
Courtesy of Thunder River Theatre Company

Thunder River Theatre Company presents an evening of comedy with Consensual Improv this Friday.

New David Hockney documentary to be shown in Aspen

Mar 22, 2017

Tonight at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen Film and Galerie Maximillian present a screening of the new documentary “Hockney.”

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