This week’s Roaring Fork Valley event agenda |

This week’s Roaring Fork Valley event agenda

Mukunda Angulo, a participant of the film "The Wolfpack," is featured in the documentary-about-documentary experiences "Subject" that screens at Aspen's Isis Theatre on July 25.
Zachary Shields/The Film Collaborative


Aspen Music Festival, Spotlight Recital, 2 and 5 p.m., free; Basalt Regional Library Recital, 5:15 p.m., free; American Brass Quintet, 7:30 p.m.

Summer Series: Artist Liz Larner, 12:30 p.m., free.

Global Economic Recovery: The Path Forward, Hurst Lecture Series, 5:30-6:45 p.m. (held in collaboration with the Aspen Security Forum), Greenwald Pavilion, 1000 N. Third St., Aspen.

Jemere Morgan, Snowmass Free Concert Series, 6:30 p.m.

Jamaica Baldwin, July writer in residence, 6:30-7:30 p.m. The Bonfire Coffee Company, 433 Main St., Carbondale.

Summer JAS Café: JAS Academy Showcase, 7 p.m.

JULY 21-22

Rangerstitch + New Belgium Ranger Station: Rangerstitch is known for unique chain stitch designs that grace the stages of country music legends far beyond Music City, and now it’s visiting Aspen to create personalized gifts for attendees at Challenge Aspen’s sold-out Denim and Diamonds Gala. And you can find them in Snowmass for their happy hour pop-up in partnership with New Belgium Ranger Station. Bandanas and vintage garage patches will be available for sale, or bring your favorite denim and clothing for customization. A donation of $5 from each bandana sold benefits Challenge Aspen to create possibilities for individuals with disabilities. Stop by for custom stitching and a full selection of New Belgium beers, warm pretzel rolls, frozen drinks and other light bites. 2-7 p.m.

RangerStitch will have a pop-up in Snowmass, in partnership with New Belgium Ranger Station, 2-7 p.m. July 21-23.
Courtesy RangerStitch

JULY 21-23

“James and the Giant Peach,” 10 a.m. July 21-22 and 2 p.m. July 23 (latter is sold out), Snowmass Chapel, 5307 Owl Creek Road,

Charlotte McNellis will play the role of James at the Saturday performance of ‘James and the Giant Peach.’ Photo by Madaleine Cutone.
Madaleine Cutone


Congressman Adam Schiff speaking about his work in Congress and his book, “Midnight in Washington,” 3 p.m. Explore Booksellers.

Aspen Music Festival, Preconcert Chamber Music, 6:30 p.m., free; Verdi’s ‘Falstaff,’ 7:30 p.m.

Wade Waters, Music on the Mall in Snowmass, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Corinne Bailey Rae, 7:30 p.m.

Salsa Nights: Dance, Lessons and Fun, presented by Snowmass Live Performance. Join Erik Pena, who will instruct bachata salsa and other Latin dance forms on the patio at The Collective, Snowmass. 6-8 p.m.

Summer JAS Café: Jazz Funk Soul, 7 and 9:15 p.m.

DJ LO_G, 10 p.m. Belly Up.


Classical Saturdays atop Aspen Mountain, 1 p.m.

Aspen Music Festival, Spotlight Recital, 1:30 p.m., free; Chamber Music, 4:30 p.m.; A Mozart Evening with conductor Arie Vardi, 7:30 p.m.

Opera Encounters: Andy Elnhorn, 10 a.m.

Author Lois Britton: This Colorado author will read from her new book, “Once Upon a Felony: True Stories of Four Women Who Reshaped Their Lives After Prison,” 5:30 p.m. Explore Booksellers.

Colorado author Lois Britton will read from her latest book on July 23 at Explore Booksellers.
Courtesy Explore Booksellers

Notebook Bar workshop, collage and bookmaking: After designing a notebook cover, pick from an array of interior pages, and then bind it up. Isa Catto Studio,

Denim and Diamonds Gala, Western chic event with heavy hors d’oeuvres, live and silent auctions and stitched gifts by RangerStitch, 6 p.m. T-Lazy 7 Ranch.

“Sing 2,” Movies Under the Stars, 8 p.m., free.

Comedian Sam Tallent, 8 p.m. The Arts Campus at Willits.

Opera House Arson, 9 p.m. Belly Up.


Bluegrass Sundays atop Aspen Mountain. Noon to 3 p.m.

Aspen Music Festival, Aspen Festival Orchestra, 4 p.m.; organist Christopher Houlihan, 7 p.m.

Paint and Sip with Kelly Peters, 5 p.m. The Collective.

Author Debby Warner: Grand Junction mystery writer of “The Man in the Photo,” the third in her Flagstaff mystery trilogy. 5:30 p.m. Explore Booksellers.


Aspen Music Festival, Pitkin County Library Recital, 2:30 p.m., free; Aspen Center for Physics Piano Recital, 5:30 p.m., free; ‘The Sound of Music’ in Concert, 7:30 p.m.

Faith and Justice: Progress in a Secular Democracy, Hurst Lecture Series. Featuring the Rev. Jim Wallis, chair of the Center on Faith and Justice in the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy in conversation with Elaine Pagels, Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University; trustee, The Aspen Institute. Wallis and Pagels will explore the role of faith in today’s deeply divided country. 5 p.m. Paepcke Auditorium.

“SUBJECT,” directed by Jennifer Tiexiera + Camilla Hall. This documentary explores the life-altering experience of sharing one’s life on screen through the participants of five acclaimed documentaries. The film urges audiences to consider the impact on documentary participants — the good, the bad and the complicated. Journalist Andrew Travers will moderate a post-screening panel and audience Q&A. 7:30 p.m. Isis Theater.

JULY 25-26

Big Wild, 9 and 10 p.m.


Gallery Reception: Anderson Ranch Staff, 5 p.m., free.

Equity Speaker Series, featuring Adriana Alvarez, PhD discussing “Cultivating Equity, Trust and Belonging: Latinx Famiiles’ Experience of Trust and Distrust in Schools,” 6:30 p.m., free with RSVP. The Arts Campus at Willits.

Aspen Music Festival, String Showcase, 7 p.m., free; ‘The Sound of Music’ in Concert, 7:30 p.m.


Snowmass Rodeo 5-9 p.m. (main event at 7 p.m.),

Aspen Music Festival, High Notes, noon, free; Spotlight Recital, 2:30 p.m., free; Opera House Music, 3 p.m.; ‘De Colores!’ A Mariachi Celebration, 5:30 p.m., free.

Deadmau5, 9:30 p.m.

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