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Aspen Laugh Fest: Jo Koy on parenting, skiing and upcoming specials (podcast)

February 21, 2019 — Comedian Jo Koy can't go more than a few days without doing stand-up. When he does, withdrawal sets in. "When I take a week off I look like a crackhead in the corner of the house, like, 'Man, I need to tell a joke! Where's

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Drew Emmitt looks back on thirty years of Leftover Salmon

February 13, 2019 — As Leftover Salmon celebrates its 30th anniversary, music luminaries have been toasting the legendary Colorado band and a historian has devoted a new book to the titanic influence it's had on bluegrass and jam music. But in the beginning, all this scrappy Boulder-based outfit aimed

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Playwright Craig Lucas on his Broadway career and mentoring the next generation

January 31, 2019 — The Pulitzer- and Tony-nominated playwright Craig Lucas is in Aspen this weekend mentoring the next generation of writers at Theater Masters' annual "Take Ten" festival, working with graduate students and local high-schoolers on their 10-minute plays. When Lucas was in their position, moving to New

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X Games Aspen: Louis the Child

January 24, 2019 — Louis the Child's Robby Hauldren and Freddy Kennett on their stratospheric rise in pop music and headlining X Games Aspen on Saturday.

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Aspen Film Academy Screenings: Writer-director Peter Hedges on making ‘Ben is Back’ (Podcast)

December 29, 2018 — Filmmaker Peter Hedges wants only to make movies that matter — to tell stories that might improve lives, impact society and reveal new truths. In the writer-director's vital new film "Ben is Back," which closes Aspen Film's Academy Screenings on Sunday, he stares down the

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Funk band Dirty Revival to ring in the New Year at The Temporary (Podcast)

December 27, 2018 — The hard-touring funk band Dirty Revival is making its third trip through the Roaring Fork Valley in 2018 to ring in the New Year at The Temporary at Willits. The big New Year's show follows the Portland-based band's February show at the midvalley club and

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Vaud and the Villains promise a New Year’s Eve spectacle (Podcast)

December 27, 2018 — Vaud and the Villains has more members in its ranks than some theater companies. The Los Angeles-based band's live show is a rock concert with touches of cabaret, vaudeville, church revival, circus and medicine show. It's a spectacle. "There's not a lot of bands going

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Justice’s Xavier de Rosnay on ‘Woman Worldwide,’ DJ sets and playing New Year’s Eve in Aspen (Podcast)

December 27, 2018 — What do you do at the end of a year when you release a definitive career-encompassing album, launch one of the most popular EDM tours of the summer and get nominated for a Best Dance Album Grammy at the onset of winter? If you're Justice

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Dillon Francis on new album ‘Wut Wut,’ new series ‘Like & Subscribe’ and returning to Belly Up Aspen (podcast)

December 20, 2018 — After releasing a full-length album, creating and starring in a new TV series and launching the bizarre social experiment of an "influencer-only" mural in Los Angeles, Dillon Francis is capping a creatively fertile 2018 with a trip to Aspen and a hotly anticipated show at

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Wood Brothers bring ‘Truth’ to Belly Up Aspen (podcast)

December 6, 2018 — The Wood Brothers are living the dream. The rootsy folk-blues trio had long fantasized about what they might do if they could write and record music on their own terms, Oliver Wood said in a recent phone interview. They found out on their latest album

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After an injury, a year off the road and a new album, Matt and Kim play Aspen

August 16, 2018 — As the indie pop duo Matt and Kim took the stage at the Vaiven Festival in March of last year, drummer Kim Schifino leapt from an elevated platform with the soaring exuberance fans have come to expect from her. But when she landed and twisted

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Guitarist Sharon Isbin and opera singer Isabel Leonard reimagine Spanish art songs at the Aspen Music Festival

August 8, 2018 — Classical guitarist Sharon Isbin and mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard first performed together in Aspen four summers ago, sparking a fruitful creative partnership that sent the pair on tour and led to their Grammy-winning 2017 album "Alma Española." Isbin and Leonard will return to the stage at

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‘Rock flamenco’ guitarist El Javi to play Colorado Music Showcase at the Wheeler Opera House

August 2, 2018 — El Javi may be the king of "rock flamenco." The Denver-based guitarist also coined the term, basically invented the form and founded this kingdom himself — melding the hard-edged electric shredding style of heavy metal with the romantic folkloric Spanish tradition of flamenco. "I'm still

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