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.
Locals show off what they’ve learned in a six-week-long cabaret workshop with pianist David Dyer at a showcase at Thunder River Theatre Company on Monday and Tuesday. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. both evenings.
Tuesday, Coredination and Bonedale Ballet host a flashmob dance class at their Carbondale studio. Students will learn choreography, to be performed out in the community. The class begins at 6:15 p.m.
Wednesday, bluegrass band the Lil Smokies plays the Belly Up. Doors open at 8 p.m.
Wednesday is also Foreign Film Night at the Basalt Library. The film “Mustang” will be screened; it follows the lives of five orphaned sisters and the challenges they face growing up in a conservative Turkish village. The film begins at 5 p.m.
Thursday, the Fly Fishing Film Tour comes to the Wheeler. The festival features short films about the people and places that help make up the world of fly fishing. The event starts at 7 p.m.
Friday, Aspen Public Radio presents “Lessons from Paradise,” with NPR correspondent Kirk Siegler. He reported on the Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the U.S. in more than a century. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the Temporary.
Saturday, the JAS Cafe presents Deva Mahal, the daughter of blues legend Taj Mahal. Her music blends blues with modern R&B and rock. Shows begin at 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Downstairs at the Little Nell.
Sunday afternoon, the Roberta Lewis quartet plays classic jazz at the Temporary. It’s a part of the Walt Smith Jazz Series. Doors open at 3:30 p.m.