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Week In The Arts: Dec. 3 - 9

Nov 30, 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.

Hip-hop artist Snow Tha Product takes the stage at the Belly Up Monday. Snow raps about women's rights, immigration and other political issues. Doors open at 6 p.m.

The Aspen Historical Society’s new exhibit “bayer & bauhaus: how design shaped aspen” opens Tuesday. It’s a part of “Bauhaus 100: Aspen,” a community-wide celebration of the 100th anniversary of the German art school “Bauhaus." This new exhibit delves into the influence of Herbert Bayer’s work on Aspen. The exhibit opens at the Wheeler Stallard museum at 11 a.m.

The Basalt library screens “Wonder” as a part of its “Books on the Big Screen” series on Wednesday. The film tells the story of a boy with a facial difference, and examines empathy and compassion. “Wonder” begins at 5 p.m.

Thursday, the Ten Tenors come to the Wheeler Opera House. The group blends rock, pop and opera in this holiday show. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m.

The Carbondale Clay Center presents its annual Cup Auction on Friday.  The event features hundreds of ceramic cups handmade by local artists. The auction begins at 6 p.m. in the future space of CoVenture on Carbondale’s main street, across from Fat Belly Burger.

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet performs “The Nutcracker” at the Aspen District Theatre this weekend.  A cast of over 60 performers and dancers tell the classic story. Performances are at 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 p.m and 5 p.m. on Sunday.