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Aspen Words’ current writer-in-residence Carole DeSanti speaks in Aspen Tuesday evening. Her upcoming novel, "Plunder," about real-life female pirates, has inspired some bold moves of her own.

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.

As Hurricane Florence’s impact is felt in the Southeast, a new exhibit at Carbondale’s R2 Gallery showcases work created by a local artist who visited the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma last year. Mary Conover’s abstract paintings capture the complexity of natural disasters.

No Man's Land Film Festival

The women’s adventure film festival No Man's Land returns to Carbondale this weekend. The event aims to show a wide range of ways women are pushing themselves in the great outdoors.

On a frontage road in Glenwood Springs, across from the John Deere dealership and tucked beside an auto repair shop, is Glenwood Shoe Service, where owners Joel and Cindy Fisher resole shoes and repair purses, practicing the dying art of cobblery.

Aspen Art Museum

Thursday is the last day for local artists to apply for a new fellowship at the Aspen Art Museum.  

Benjamin Timpson

“About Face: Portraiture for the 21st Century” is a new photography exhibit at Colorado Mountain College’s Aspen campus. It invites the audience to think about how phones affect our engagement with others.

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.

The band MarchFourth returns to the Belly Up this weekend. The marching band-slash-funk group wants their audiences to dance along with them.

The Carbondale Clay Center’s new show “Scratch And Attach: A Year of Making” opens Friday.  This special exhibition celebrates the work of the ceramic studio’s students.

First Draft: Gary Shteyngart

Sep 4, 2018
Rolf Potts

Gary Shteyngart is the author of the memoir Little Failure and the novels Super Sad True Love Story, Absurdistan, The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, and Lake Success. His work has been translated into twenty-six languages. Shteyngart lives in New York City and upstate New York.

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Tuesday is the final day for the public to vote for “Best in Show” in Carbondale’s 2018 "Art Around Town."

The Record Company

The JAS Labor Day Experience returns to Snowmass this weekend.  Sunday, American rock 'n roll band The Record Company takes the stage in front of a sold-out crowd.  

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.

Redstone Art Foundation

This Labor Day weekend, the small town of Redstone holds its 23rd annual Art Show.  The event has humble beginnings, and has always been rooted in the community.

 

COURTESY OF AMI VITALE

National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale will speak at Anderson Ranch Tuesday evening.  

Vitale wants to use her filmmaking and photography to inspire people to take action on behalf of the environment.   

 

First Draft: Francine Prose

Aug 27, 2018

Francine Prose is the author of twenty-one works of fiction, including Mister Monkey; the New York Times bestseller Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932; A Changed Man, which won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize; and Blue Angel, a finalist for the National Book Award. Her works of nonfiction include Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife, and the New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer.  Her newest book is the non-fiction book What to Read and Why.

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.

www.tacaw.org/the-temporary

Friday, the Temporary in Basalt is celebrating its first birthday, and local rock and roll band Jes Grew will take the stage to mark the one-year milestone.  

 

 

Jeremy Swanson / jeremyswansonphoto.com/

There’s no shortage of opportunities to take beautiful photos in the Roaring Fork Valley.  But as arts and culture reporter Christin Kay found, some local photographers don’t settle for just capturing pretty pictures. Conservation photographers want their images to tell an honest story about the changing environment around us.

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