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, “Won't You Be My Neighbor?" a documentary about Fred Rogers, screens at Paepcke auditorium. It’s a part of the Eisner Laudner New Views series from the Aspen Institute. The film begins at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, the exhibit “Women of the West” opens at the Ann Korologos gallery in Basalt. An artists’ reception begins at 5 p.m.
BTalks are back at the Temporary on Thursday. The series features several short conversations from mid-valley residents. This month’s BTalk is titled “Behind the Art.” The event begins at 5 p.m.
Also Thursday, the Aspen Science Center and the Aspen Music Festival and School present the Science of Percussion.The discussion starts at 5 p.m. at the Aspen Community Church.
The Stage of Life, or SOL, Children’s Theatre Company performs “Willy Wonka, Jr.,” Thursday through Sunday. The musical starts at 7 p.m., with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.
Friday, the exhibition “The Fifth Kingdom” opens at Aspen’s Skye Gallery. Local artist Jody Guralnik’s paintings will be on display. The opening begins at 6 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet presents an encore of An Evening With Pianist Joyce Yang. The event begins at 8 p.m. both evenings.
Sunday, Carbondale’s Dance Initiative presents an all-levels dance workshop with their current artist-in-residence, the Crossman Dans(c)e Company. The workshop starts at 10 a.m at the Launchpad.
Sunday is also Basalt’s Community Picnic, with a potluck, bluegrass music and lawn games. The picnic is at the Basalt River Park from 4 to 7 p.m.