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To help stop the spread of coronavirus, the City of Aspen has closed the Red Brick Center for the Arts through the end of the March. 

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Three local artists come together for a mixed media show opening tonight at the Red Brick Center for the Arts. “Odyssey Collective” celebrates artistic collaboration.  

John Cohorst, Chris Erickson and Andrew Roberts-Gray have worked in close proximity at SAW Studios in Carbondale for the last few years. They’ve shared ideas about art and techniques as well as science fiction and film. 

 

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Twenty local artists pay tribute to the Bauhaus School of Art and Architecture at an exhibit opening Wednesday in Aspen. They’ve created posters using quotes from Bauhaus teachers, on display at the Red Brick Center for the Arts.

One reads, "Limitation makes the creative mind inventive."  Another says, "God is in the details."

 

Gary Gleason

The Red Brick Center for the Arts has opened a new gallery space. It’s an effort to help meet the demand from local artists for places to exhibit their work.  

On Monday night, the Red Brick Center for the Arts will ask Aspen City Council to become a permanent department within the city’s parks and recreation department.  

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This summer, famous artists and professional performers will grace Aspen’s galleries and stages. But right now, it’s time for area youth to take the spotlight.

Week in the Arts: January 15, 2018

Jan 15, 2018

Wednesday, as part of Aspen Gay Ski Week, a series of boutiques and galleries will participate the Fashion & Art night out from 6 to 9. For more information, visit gayskiweek.com.

 

Thursday at the Aspen Chapel, there’s the first installment of the “Create Bravely” workshop starting at 4.

 

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Last week, Aspen City Council voted in favor of a 90-day suspension of an agreement between the city and the Red Brick Center for the Arts.

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The City of Aspen is calling for a three-month suspension on a management agreement with the Red Brick Center for the Arts.

Week in the Arts: Oct. 30, 2017

Oct 29, 2017

 

Welcome to an especially spooky week in the Roaring Fork Valley!

 

Tuesday, in celebration of Halloween, the Red Brick Center for the Arts and Aspen Recreation Center present Boo Bash! Food, games and art at the Aspen Fire Station start at 3 p.m.

 

Then, on Tuesday night, there will be a Halloween Dance Party with partner dancing in the Round Room at the Third Street Center in Carbondale. It all starts at 7 p.m.

 

Valley Roundup for Oct. 6, 2017

Oct 5, 2017

 

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

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The board president of the Red Brick Council for the Arts, which manages the arts center on Hallam Street, sent a letter to its tenants Monday. It detailed why they’ve received little information regarding suspected embezzlement by the council’s former executive director.

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The former director of the Red Brick Arts Center is being investigated for allegedly stealing money from the nonprofit.

Aspen Public Radio's Lawn Party with Joshua Johnson

Jul 1, 2017
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Aspen Public Radio was proud to present our second annual Lawn Party on June 29. The event featured Joshua Johnson of 1A.

A big thanks to our sponsors for making this event a success. Sponsors included Alpine Bank, Red Brick Center for the Arts, King & Cook, which provided amazing barbecue, and Aspen Brewing Co., Suerte Tequia and Stripped Mixers, which provided libations.

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This year's Red Brick Center for the Arts Plein Air Festival comes to a close Sunday.  “Plein Air” is a French term, meaning “in full or open air”. That’s the attraction for the nearly two dozen participants, including Peter Campbell, of Durango.

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explore. evolve. elevate. opens tonight at the Red Brick Center for the Arts.

 

Ceramic artist Michael Bonds is featured in the show, as well as Molly Peacock. The exhibition also includes a retrospective on the work of Betty Weiss, who passed away in November.

 

Weiss had a studio in the Red Brick for almost two decades. Red Brick executive director Angie Callen told Aspen Public Radio in November the 90-year-old artist was an institution in the building.

 

Winter-themed show opens at the Red Brick

Feb 3, 2016
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En Hiver” opens this evening at the Red Brick Center for the Arts.

 

Hiver” means winter in French. At the Red Brick Center for the Arts, pieces ranging from painting to sculpture are on display trying to reflect that.

Angie Callen, executive director of the Red Brick Center for the Arts, discusses the art center's recent success and her vision for the future. 

Learn more about the Red Brick Center for the Arts at www.AspenArt.org

Lorraine Davis is a resident artist and teacher at the Red Brick Center for the Arts. She's been involved for almost four years, and shares her excitement for the art center's recent evolution. Davis is joined by painter Sue Tatem, who has been taking art classes at the Red Brick for almost two decades.

The Red Brick Center for the Arts offers Life Drawing, Still Life Painting, and Masterpiece Mine classes every week. Find class listings and events at the Red Brick Center for the Arts at www.AspenArt.org.   

Angie Callen is the Executive Director of the Red Brick Center for the Arts. She discusses the Valley Art Auction, taking place at the Red Brick Center for the Arts in Aspen on Tuesday, January 19th from 4 to 7 pm. The auction will feature local art at all prices points, and food and entertainment will be provided. 

Go to www.AspenArt.org to learn more about the Red Brick Center for the Arts and the Valley Art Auction. 

The Red Brick Center for the Arts is home to nine non-profit organizations (including Aspen Public Radio), fine art and rehearsal studios, public conferences spaces, resident artist studios, and a gallery space. Board Member Emeritus, Bob Camp, explains the history of the organization and how it came to acquire the Red Brick building, which was previously occupied by the Aspen School District. 

To learn more about the history of the Red Brick Center for the Arts and their programs, visit www.AspenArt.org

Jim Paussa

    

Long-time Aspen resident and artist Betty Weiss passed away early Monday at age 90. Weiss was deeply involved in the local arts community and created her own abstract paintings. Friends say she was a committed artist with a great sense of humor. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen has this remembrance.

Collaboration brings Carbondale artists to Red Brick

Aug 31, 2015
Patrick Fort / Aspen Public Radio

Just like any other month, the Red Brick Center for the Arts is opening a new gallery in the former school building. But instead of artists banding together under one creative theme, these artists all have studios at the Third Street center in Carbondale.

Red Brick will be second vote center in Aspen election

Mar 20, 2015
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The Red Brick Center for the Arts will be Aspen’s second vote center for this spring’s election.

All registered voters will receive mail in ballots, which can be mailed back or dropped off at City Hall. On election day, residents can also cast their ballot at the clerk’s office in City Hall or the Red Brick Center for the Arts. 

Five Applicants Move Ahead In Old Power House Process

Nov 19, 2014
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Five applicants wanting to occupy space in the Old Power House building in Aspen will move onto the next round of review. Aspen City Council looked over recommendations Tuesday night from a committee charged with reviewing the proposals. The City-owned building used to house the Aspen Art Museum. 

The building’s attractive because of it’s location and potentially it’s price. The Aspen Art Museum paid $1 a year to occupy the space alongside the Roaring Fork River.

CrossCurrents - Red Brick Center for the Arts

Apr 23, 2014

Angie Callen is the Executive Director of Aspen's Red Brick Center for the Arts (Aspen Public Radio's landlord). Angie talks about all the changes to the facility and the programs, including what's coming this summer.

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