Arts

4:33pm

Thu July 18, 2013
Pitkin County Library

Pitkin County Library gets green light for design phase

Jeremy Rosenshine browses the non-fiction collection at the Pitkin County Library. One of the improvements the library hopes to make with its new design plan is shorter shelves for easier access.
Credit Rebecca Kruth

On Tuesday, the Pitkin County Library got the go-ahead from county commissioners to begin gathering bids for a new design plan. Last November, voters struck down two ballot measures that would have raised taxes for library improvements. Aspen Public Radio’s Rebecca Kruth visited the Pitkin County Library to look at the new plans.

Inside the meeting room at the Pitkin County Library, more than a hundred children are waiting for “Tunes and Tales.” It’s one of the library’s storytelling events.

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12:02am

Thu July 18, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Notes - July 18th, 2013

Pianists Misha and Cipa Dichter perform a program of four-hand and two-piano music this evening at 6 at the Benedict Music Tent.   And two years after performing the complete string quartets by Beethoven, the Jupiter String Quartet returns to Aspen to play quartets by Britten, Hannah Lash and Dvorak.

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3:46pm

Wed July 17, 2013
CrossCurrents

CrossCurrents - Tom Freston

Tom Freston, Former President MTV Networks and Viacom is current a consultant for Moby Media and VICE. He was a speaker at this year's Aspen Ideas Festival.

12:01am

Wed July 17, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Notes - July 17th, 2013

A world premiere work by 32-year-old composer Adam Schoenberg is one of the main attractions of today's 6 p.m. Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra concert at the Benedict Music Tent.

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3:30pm

Tue July 16, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Showcase - July 16th, 2013

Violinist and longtime AMFS faculty member Sylvia Rosenberg recounts stories of the festival's early years and what it was like studying with Nadia Boulanger.  And pianist Jeremy Denk discusses his love for writing and taste for adventurous repertoire.

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