A&E Agenda: Oct. 13-15

“Legend Has It” Aspen premiere Friday 6:30 p.m. at Wheeler Opera House and Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at TACAW

‘Legend Has It’ will screen at the Wheeler on Friday and TACAW on Saturday.
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Teton Gravity Research is heading to the Roaring Fork Valley for three local showings of their new ski and snowboard film, “Legend Has It.”

Join TGR at the Wheeler Opera House as they bring their 28th annual ski and snowboard film, “Legend Has It,” to the big screen. Come early for athlete poster signings and prize giveaways from partners like Atomic, Volkl, YETI, Sierra Nevada, Tincup Whiskey, and many more.

Plus, enter to win the tour grand prizes – with their biggest giveaway ever, as someone will be driving away in a Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek edition. Other grand prizes include a trip to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, plus prizes from Atomic, Sierra Nevada, YETI, Eleven Experiences, and more.

Looking for a more intimate viewing experience? Join us for the TGR WhiSKI Series at TACAW in Basalt on Saturday, Oct. 14, featuring a screening of “Legend Has It” along with a Tincup Whiskey tasting, athlete Q&A, YETI x TGR Rambler, and more. Click here for more WhiSKI Series details.

Ski lore is riddled with stories, sometimes of unknown origin, describing plausible but extraordinary past events. Often shared on chairlifts, the skintrack, or over a beer, these legendary tales, whether it be mythical storm cycles, heroic feats, or whispers of fantastical terrain, all contribute to and shape our present experience. For 28 years, Teton Gravity Research has been traveling the globe with the best athletes to the most incredible locations, often based on this fabled history to uncover the experience … and sometimes creating legends of our own along the way

Death of the Pugilist, Friday, 8 p.m., TACAW

Death of a Pugilist will perform at TACAW on Friday.
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What is a pugilist? A pugilist is a boxer.

What is Death of the Pugilist?

A short story by American novelist Daniel Mason, set in early 19th century England, where, rising from a childhood of rough dockside brawls, a young bare-knuckle fighter faces off against a legendary behemoth.

In a performance that is the very essence of chamber music, this quintet sets Mason’s story to music, spanning J.S. Bach to Philip Glass, to blues and Irish traditional tunes, in a way that transcends each individual element and becomes its own masterpiece.

Nothing about this production follows any preconceptions. It’s a brilliant experimental ensemble piece of talent and split-second timing that throws open the door for an original experience of narrative, sound, silence, and suspense.

Spirit of Agave, Sunday 3-6 p.m., W Aspen

39 Degrees at the W will host Spirit of Agave on Saturday.
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Join 39 Degrees at W Aspen for the Second Annual Spirit of Agave. Enjoy a vibrant Agave Showcase featuring a variety of tequila tastings, creative cocktail samplings, and light bites. Chances to win a stay at W Aspen, local ski gear + more!

Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Raizado 2023, The Latinx House Festival, an event dedicated to honoring and uplifting the achievements of the Latino community.

Must be 21+ to enter.

Twisted Pine, Saturday, 8 p.m., Steve’s Guitars, Carbondale

Catch Twisted Pine at Steve’s Guitars in Carbondale on Saturday.
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Boston/Toronto’s Twisted Pine (alum of Telluride and RockyGrass festivals) is coming to Carbondale

“The soundscape of their full-length sophomore release has all the sass of zero-gravity pop; the grooves of 2 a.m. funk jams; the astral flute and shoobedoos of ’70s radio.”

Twisted Pine is Kathleen Parks (Newburgh, NY) on fiddle and lead vox; Dan Bui (Houston) on mandolin; Chris Sartori (Concord, MA) on bass; and Twisted Pine’s newest addition, Anh Phung (Chilliwack, BC) on flute. Everybody sings.

Sopris Theatre Company and CMC present ‘Natural Shocks,’ Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., The New Space Theatre, 3000 CR 114, Glenwood Springs

Bostyn Elswick is Angela in “Natural Shocks,” a one-woman play by Lauren Gunderson, America’s most-produced living playwright. The play will run for two nights only, this Friday and Saturday,
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A play described as a one-woman tour-de-force by Lauren Gunderson — America’s most-produced playwright — will kick off the Sopris Theatre Company’s season on Friday on Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley campus outside Glenwood Springs. 

“Natural Shocks” is described on her website as “a 60-minute, one-woman tour-de-force play that bursts to life when we meet a woman waiting out an imminent tornado in her basement. Angela … overflows with quirks, stories, and a final secret that puts the reality of guns in America in your very lap.”

The intense, single-act play is meant for mature audiences.

Aspen Snowmass welcomes community to Career Fair, Oct. 19 

Fall colors provide a backdrop for the Silver Queen Gondola on Sept. 30, 2022, from Aspen Mountain.
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The Aspen Snowmass Talent Acquisition team will host a career fair at the Buttermilk Mountain Lodge on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 3-6 p.m.  

The fair is external and open to the Roaring Fork Valley community for anyone age 16+ looking for seasonal employment — part-time and full-time jobs — with Aspen Snowmass, Aspen Hospitality, and ASPENX. 

For more information, feel free to reach out to the Talent Acquisition inbox at

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