Arts

3:25pm

Tue June 11, 2013
Festival Showcase

Festival Showcase - June 11th, 2013

In anticipation of this season’s Aspen Music Festival and School, we’re running some of our “best of” interviews with festival artists and staff. On today’s archive program of “Festival Showcase,” hear pianist Joseph Kalichstein discuss teaching, the value of competitions and Aspen’s allure. Also, luthier Joan Balter recounts stories of teaching legend Dorothy DeLay and violinists Joshua Bell, Midori and Sarah Chang as child prodigies.

3:28pm

Mon June 10, 2013
First Draft

First Draft - Yiyun Li

Yiyun Li
Credit Ye Rin Mok

Yiyun Li grew up in Beijing and came to the United States in 1996. Her stories and essays have been published in The New Yorker, Best American Short Stories, O Henry Prize Stories, and elsewhere. Her books include A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, The Vagrants and Gold Boy, Emerald Girl. She was selected by Granta as one of the 21 Best Young American Novelists under 35, and was named by The New Yorker as one of the top 20 writers under 40. MacArthur Foundation named her a 2010 fellow. She is a contributing editor to the Brooklyn-based literary magazine, A Public Space.                  

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9:13am

Mon June 10, 2013
Audio Canvas 2013

Audio Canvas - Nancy Wilhelms

Nancy Wilhelms is the new Executive Director of the Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village, Colorado. Summer is full of events for Anderson Ranch: 140 workshops, featured and visiting artist lectures, weekly art "auctionettes" and children's programs. Wilhelms shares how locals, visitors, artists and non-artists can experience Anderson Ranch this summer.
 

2:17pm

Thu June 6, 2013
New Deal Opportunity

Film on Depression Era Colony Makes Colorado Premiere

Alaska Far Away poster

A documentary looking at a New Deal era program that moved people during the Great Depression to a new frontier for a better life will receive it’s Colorado premiere on Colorado Public Television on Saturday.

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10:22am

Thu June 6, 2013
Arts

Aspen "Journey Stories" Chronicled in Smithsonian Exhibit

The Aspen Historical Society and the Smithsonian Institution are hosting an exhibit in Aspen called "Journey Stories." The exhibit is being held at the firehouse downtown.
Credit Marci Krivonen

How did you arrive in Aspen? Was it the skiing that brought you here, or perhaps the hiking or biking. Maybe a romance prompted the move. Whatever caused your journey, it comes with a story. Many of those stories are highlighted in a new exhibition that opened on June 4th. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen has more.

Journey Stories is a traveling exhibition that makes a stop in Aspen in June and July.

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