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.
On Monday, The Temporary screens the documentary “The Public Image Is Rotten,” which explores the life of former Sex Pistols frontman, Johnny Rotten. The film starts at 7:00 p.m.
The Aspen Chapel Gallery’s annual show “Small Wonders” opens Wednesday. The exhibit highlights art no larger than 12” by 12." An artists’ reception will begin at 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, the Carbondale Branch Library holds a “Local Lit Festival.” Several local authors will be on hand to discuss their work and sign copies of their books. The event starts at 5:30 p.m.
Friday, “Kimberly Akimbo” opens at Carbondale’s Thunder River Theatre. The dark comedy tells the story of a teenage girl whose rare illness causes her body to age faster than it should. The production begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed with an opening night champagne reception with cast and crew. The show runs through Dec. 15.
Also Friday, at CMC’s Spring Valley Campus, Sopris Theatre Company begins its run of “The Revolutionists,” a violent comedy centered on female artists and assassins during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. Shows start at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. The play runs through Dec. 9.
The Wheeler kicks off its holiday season with a screening of Tim Burton’s classic “The Nightmare Before Christmas” on Sunday. The movie starts at 5:30 p.m.