Week In The Arts: Jan. 7 - 13, 2019

Jan 4, 2019

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.

Tuesday, ceramic artists Sunshine Cobb and Michael Lorsung discuss their work in a guest faculty lecture at Anderson Ranch. The event starts at 7 p.m. in Schermer Meeting Hall.

The exhibit “7 X 14,” featuring student art from the Roaring Fork Valley’s six high schools, opens at the Aspen Chapel Gallery on Wednesday. A reception for the artists begins at 5 p.m.

The Aspen Institute celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus design school with the discussion "Why Bauhaus? Why Aspen? Why 2019?" A panel of local experts will examine the impact the Bauhaus had on the world of design and Aspen itself. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Limelight in Aspen.

Theatre Aspen’s musical “Newsies” runs Friday through Sunday at Aspen’s District Theatre.  The production features Roaring Fork Valley students in grades 7-12. Performances start at 7 p.m. each evening, with 2 p.m. matinee shows on Saturday and Sunday.  

Friday, the 7-piece Chicano funk band Los Mocochetes takes the stage at the Temporary.  The group aims to use their high-energy music to inspire social change. Doors open at 7 p.m.


Saturday is the first Salon of 2019 in Carbondale. The Salon features music, dance and readings from authors and poets. The event starts at 7 p.m. at the Launchpad.

Saturday and Sunday, the Pitkin County Library screens “Burning” as a part of their Library Cinema series.  "Burning" is South Korea’s submission to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Film. The film starts at 7:30 p.m. both evenings, with a Sunday matinee at 3:30 p.m.