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Winterskol 2018

Christin Kay / Aspen Public Radio

Wintersculpt is underway on the Aspen pedestrian mall. It’s a Winterskol tradition, where teams carve a snow sculpture in 48 hours. Competitors use spades, shovels and chainsaws. Getting the snow ready for carving takes different equipment: Dump trucks, front loaders and a lot of elbow grease from the city’s Parks and Rec department.  

Claire Woodcock / Aspen Public Radio

The 67th Winterskol celebration took place last week. While a lack of snow caused some events to be canceled, Winterfest’s Canine Fashion Show was not. About 50 dogs of all kinds dressed up for an afternoon on the town Saturday. Claire Woodcock went to Wagner Park and met some of the contestants.

Week in the Arts: January 8, 2018

Jan 8, 2018

On Tuesday at 6, Alice McDermott kicks off the Winter Words series, hosted by Aspen Words at Paepcke Auditorium.

Wednesday the Aspen Chapel Gallery’s latest exhibition opens. “7 X 7” will feature student artists from the Roaring Fork Valley’s seven high schools. The opening reception starts at 5.