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Week In the Arts: Nov. 12 - 18

Nov 9, 2018

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.

 


 

Monday, Juan Thompson, son of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, reflects on life with Hunter as well as his legacy. After the discussion, the documentary “Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson” will be screened. The event begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Temporary.

Tuesday, Thunder River Theatre holds a Diva Cabaret with Mead Metcalf. Metcalf will perform political satire, interspersed with jazz and Broadway songs. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, the Basalt Library screens "Montage of Heck," a documentary that takes a deep dive into the life of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. The film starts at 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, a new exhibition opens at the Red Brick Center for the Arts. “More Than Thread” features local artists who explore materials and texture in their work. The opening begins at 5:00 p.m.

Also Thursday, there is an artist’s talk and closing reception for "Pink Highlights" at Skye Gallery. The exhibit honors National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and explores gender and the color pink. The event begins at 5:00 p.m.

The Deck the Walls Holiday Market has its opening reception on Friday at the Launchpad.  Deck The Walls is a juried market displaying crafts from local artists. The reception begins at 6 p.m.

Musician Vienna Teng plays the Wheeler on Saturday. Teng mixes folk, pop, classical piano and a cappella. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.