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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.

Anne Collier, Aura (Baldessari) / The Artist and Anton Kern Gallery

The second phase of Aspen Art Museum’s year-long exhibit ‘Ritual’ opens this week.  The museum celebrated with a changeover event related to the work of one of the artists on display.  

Coltrane Blues and Jazz Fest

Sixteen year old Jazz pianist Matthew Whitaker takes the stage this weekend at the JAS Cafe.  And his youth is not the only thing that sets him apart.

Carbondale Arts

On Friday, a collaborative art show, “Word is Bond,” opens in Carbondale.  Arts reporter Christin Kay spoke with the the artists, who likened the process to a conversation.  

Glenn Kaino Studios

Los Angeles -based contemporary artist Glenn Kaino speaks tonight in Snowmass Village.

Kaino is the current visiting artist at Anderson Ranch.  He’s known for art that takes everyday objects and puts a twist on them. His statue ‘Invisible Man,’ for example, is partly made from mirrored stainless steel, and seems to disappear when viewed from certain angles.  

 

 

First Draft: Hermione Hoby

Mar 26, 2018
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Hermione grew up in south London and graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2007 with a double first in English Literature. After working on the Observer’s New Review section for a few years she moved to New York and has lived in Brooklyn since 2010. She writes about culture, especially books, film, music and gender, for the Guardian, The New Yorker, The New York Times, the TLS and others. Her debut novel is called Neon in Daylight.

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Andrew Travers / Aspen Times

Wilderness Workshop has selected the five artists they will bring to Aspen this summer for the "Artists in Wilderness" residency. The week-long program brings artists to local open spaces for inspiration.

It's the beginning of another week in the Roaring Fork Valley, and this is Week in the Arts, a curated list of upcoming exhibitions and events.

 

 

Christin Kay

The Snowmass Village Arts Advisory Board met yesterday to discuss possible partnerships.

Christin Kay

Several current and upcoming art exhibitions in the Roaring Fork Valley are focused on the work of female artists. In Aspen, the Bird’s Nest Gallery has just opened a show called "Rise." The Art Base in Basalt has a group photography show called "Body of Work," featuring three young women raised in the Roaring Fork Valley. The Aspen Art Museum is also highlighting women this summer.

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

This weekend, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet performs alongside renowned pianist Joyce Yang. This is only the second time in the company’s history that they’ve danced alongside live piano.

Carbondale Creative District

Carbondale artists are working together to design a gateway to welcome visitors to the Rio Grande ARTway in the town.  

First Draft: Zachary Lazar

Mar 19, 2018

Zachary Lazar is the author of five books, including Sway, Evening’s Empire: The Story of My Father’s Murder,  I Pity the Poor Immigrant, and Vengeance. I Pity the Poor Immigrant was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014. Sway was a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award and an Editor’s Choice at the New York Times Book Review, as well as a best book of 2008 in the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, Publishers Weekly, and several other publications.

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The City of Glenwood Springs Arts and Culture Board will discuss a new public art exhibit at their meeting Tuesday evening.

Aspen Film

Aspen Film has released the program for Shortsfest this year.

The festival offers a wide range of dramatic, comedic, animated and documentary shorts, all under 40 minutes.  

 

 

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.

Tuscon Weekly

Indie-electronic band The Naked and Famous put down the synthesizers and picked up acoustic guitars for their newest album, "A Still Heart."  They play the Belly Up this Saturday.  

In honor of Women's History Month, museums and universities around the world invite people to add entries on female artists to Wikipedia. Locals can join in on Thursday at the Aspen Art Museum.  

Joe Mazza

Author Luis Alberto Urrea was born in Tijuana and raised in California. He often writes about bicultural experiences. His newest novel is "The House of Broken Angels."

Soren West

Soren West hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2016. Impressive, but not that unusual...except West did it at age 75.

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