Week in the Arts - July 3, 2017

Jul 3, 2017


Welcome to the beginning of another week in the Roaring Fork Valley!

Monday, the Wheeler Opera House’s Sunset Sessions continues with Writ Large, a spoken-word story event told in front of a live audience. That starts at 8 p.m.


Showings of Theatre Aspen’s production of “Hairspray” will take place Monday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., July 4 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday July 8 at 3 and 8 p.m. For more information, visit theatreaspen.org.


Monday and Tuesday, Thievery Corporation will be playing Belly Up, Aspen with Late Night Radio at 9:30 p.m.


Starting Wednesday, the Aspen Art Museum will have Tibetan monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in South India creating mandala sand paintings.


An artist’s reception with Dinah Worman will take place at the Ann Korologos Gallery in Basalt for her exhibition America at Heart: From Above at 5 p.m. Thursday.


Also on Thursday, the Snowmass Free Concert Series continues with bluegrass band Head for the Hills beginning at 5:30 p.m.


Friday, the Carbondale Clay Center presents the opening reception for “Points of Cadence” at 6 p.m., a solo exhibition of ceramic and fiber art by resident artist Collette Spears.


Theatre Aspen’s production of the play “Sex with Strangers” will open at the Hurst Theatre in Aspen at 8 p.m. on Friday. For more information, visit theatreaspen.org.


And, on Sunday at 4 p.m., the Aspen Festival Orchestra will take the stage at the Benedict Music Tent, with conductor Michael Stern and conductor Yefim Bronfman on piano.


Following that event, at 6:30 p.m., the salon signature event Sing For Your Life will feature bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green performing, with a panel discussion with Artist Year’s Margo Drakos at the Paepcke Auditorium.


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