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Wheeler Aims To Have Something For Everyone This Winter Season

The Wheeler Opera House’s winter lineup features musicians, theater, family friendly shows, films and the Aspen Laugh Fest.

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Young people are “vaping,” or smoking e-cigarettes, at alarming rates around the country. Colorado youth are vaping nicotine at twice the national average.

First Draft: Sarah Stone

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Sarah Stone’s new novel is called Hungry Ghost Theater. Her previous novel, The True Sources of the Nile, has been taught in courses on literature, ethics, and the rhetoric of human rights. She’s the co-author, with her spouse and writing partner Ron Nyren, of the textbook Deepening Fiction: A Practical Guide for Intermediate and Advanced Writers.

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The Wheeler Opera House’s winter lineup features musicians, theater, family friendly shows, films and the Aspen Laugh Fest.

Elise Thatcher

Lifts start operating in Aspen on Saturday, but for many in the ski-mountaineering world, the season began as soon as the snow fell.

Healthcare is particularly unaffordable for recent immigrants in the valley. Local non-profit English in Action, in collaboration with Mountain Family Health Centers, hosts an event Monday night to explain what’s driving the increase in price and to brainstorm solutions for Roaring Fork Residents.

 

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.

Town of Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village residents are breaking bread this weekend.

Vienna Teng takes the stage at the Wheeler on Saturday night. The songwriter and pianist takes an experimental approach in her music, but her approach to songwriting is all about stories and connection.

Jose Ivan and Adolphe Gonzales are eating lunch at Garcia’s market in Carbondale. Neither know Enrique Garcia, the man arrested at the Pitkin County Courthouse in mid-October by agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Both Ivan and Gonzales heard about the arrest, however, and say it reinforces the fact undocumented people in the U.S. should stay away from courthouses.

This week, hosts Zoë Rom and Elizabeth Stewart-Severy bring you the week's news from the Roaring Fork Valley. 

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First Draft: Sarah Stone

6 hours ago

Sarah Stone’s new novel is called Hungry Ghost Theater. Her previous novel, The True Sources of the Nile, has been taught in courses on literature, ethics, and the rhetoric of human rights. She’s the co-author, with her spouse and writing partner Ron Nyren, of the textbook Deepening Fiction: A Practical Guide for Intermediate and Advanced Writers.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: http://apple.co/1HCVfjA

The Wheeler Opera House’s winter lineup features musicians, theater, family friendly shows, films and the Aspen Laugh Fest.

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.

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As governments across the world work to address climate change, big businesses are doing the same. David Hone is Chief Climate Change Adviser at the energy company Shell. Hone is in Aspen this week, discussing the company’s plan to limit global temperature rise.

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Last year, the Trump administration reduced the size of Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent. Now, the federal government is taking public comment on a draft management plan for the monument, and Thursday is the last day for feedback.

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The clouds responsible for snow storms can be pretty inefficient, as skiers and riders know well.

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