Week In The Arts: Dec. 31, 2018 - Jan. 4, 2019

Dec 31, 2018

Welcome to the beginning of another week...and year... in the Roaring Fork Valley! This is Week in the Arts, a curated list of upcoming exhibitions and events.

New Year’s Eve celebrations abound in the Valley Monday.

The Wheeler rings in the New Year with the orchestra-slash-cabaret show Vaud and the Villains. Doors open at 7:45 p.m.

The Aspen Art Museum celebration includes a buffet dinner and family art activities.  The event begins at 6 p.m.

Thunder River Theatre Company presents the Crystal Theatre Review for New Year’s Eve. Aspen's Crystal Palace alumni perform musical numbers, comedy routines and political satire. Shows start at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

The Temporary celebrates with funk/rock band Dirty Revival, starting at 9 p.m.

Also, for the rest of the week...


Wednesday, the Basalt Library screens “Sherlock Holmes,” starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. It’s a part of their “Books on the Big Screen” series. The film starts at 5 p.m.

Friday, En Vogue plays the Belly Up. The pop-R&B group had several hits in the 90s, including "Free Your Mind." Doors open at 8 p.m.

Aspen Laugh Fest presents Sal Vulcano with opener Chris Distefano on Saturday.  Vulcano stars in the TV show “Impractical Jokers.” The show starts at 7:30 pm.


Sunday, artists Holly Roberts and Rubens Ghenov share their work in a guest faculty lecture at Anderson Ranch. The lecture starts at 7 p.m in the Schermer Meeting Hall.