Week In The Arts: June 25 - July 1

Jun 22, 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.

Monday, a preview performance of Theatre Aspen’s musical “Ragtime” takes the stage at the Hurst Theater at 7:30 p.m. The show’s official opening night is Tuesday and runs through July 3.  

Tuesday, the Ann Korologos gallery hosts an artists’ reception with painters whose work is currently on display in their exhibition "The Western Experience." The reception starts at 5 p.m.

A screening of the outdoor dance film “Letter To Congress: A WILD Sanity” hosted By Women For Wildlands is on Wednesday at the Launchpad in Carbondale.  The film uses dance, spoken word and original music to advocate for public lands. Attendees will also have the chance to join a postcard-writing project to members of Congress. The film starts at 7:30 p.m.

The Aspen Art Museum hosts an opening reception for two new exhibits on Thursday, multimedia artist Jay DeFeo’s “The Ripple Effect” and Cheryl Donegan’s "GRLZ+VEILS," which includes Donegan’s paintings and a fashion line commissioned by the Aspen Art Museum. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m.


Friday, the Aspen Chamber Symphony holds their inaugural performance of the summer at the Benedict Music Tent, starting at 6 p.m.


Saturday, funkadelic band Brownout will perform covers of Public Enemy songs at the Belly Up. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.


Also Saturday, at the Benedict Music Tent in Aspen is “Georgia on my mind: A tribute to Ray Charles.” The show features ten-time Grammy-Award-winning acapella group TAKE6. The performance starts at 8:30 p.m.