Week In The Arts: March 4 - 10, 2019

Mar 1, 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, “Aspen Loves Dogs” looks at the history of Aspen’s four-legged friends. It’s a part of the Aspen Historical Society’s Time Travel Tuesday series. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Wheeler.

Jam band Spafford performs at the Belly Up on Wednesday.  Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, architect John Patkau speaks at the Aspen Art Museum. He founded Patkau Architects in 1978.  The lecture begins at 5 p.m.

Friday, the Aspen Art Museum holds an opening for the new exhibit “The Discipline of the Cave,” featuring works from Mexican sculptor and installation artist Gabriel Rico, beginning at 5:30 p.m.  The exhibit runs through June.

Also Friday, the LowDown Brass Band performs at the Temporary. The group fuses jazz, hip-hop and reggae. Doors open at 7 p.m.

SOL Children’s Theatre Company’s run of “The Wizard of Oz” at Colorado Rocky Mountain School, or CRMS, starts Friday. Performances begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday.  

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Ballet Folklórico takes the stage at the Temporary on Saturday.  The ensemble performs traditional Mexican dances, and will be joined onstage by a live Mariachi band.  Doors open at 6 p.m.

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Nikki Lane performs at the Wheeler on Sunday.  The show starts at 7:30 p.m.