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Dillon Ice Castles to open Friday, Dec. 21

December 20, 2018

The Dillon Ice Castles will officially open for visits on Friday, Dec. 21. Utah-based Ice Castles, LLC said the popular ice architecture and sculpture attraction is opening a full week earlier than usual. Dillon is...



Photographers discuss dog show at Aspen Chapel Gallery

November 6, 2018

Ten participating artists will discuss their photography in the current Aspen Chapel Gallery show, “Man’s Best Friend,” on Wednesday. The exhibition is in partnership with the Aspen Animal Shelter. The show includes canine-centric work by...


Carbondale comes together for Dia de los Muertos

November 2, 2018

A tradition borrowed from Mexico, Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, has become an annual gathering for the town of Carbondale. A holiday that dates back hundreds of years, Dia de...


Glenwood Springs students find voice with theater piece

October 25, 2018

For the past month, Glenwood Springs Middle School and Voices, a nonprofit founded by local poet Barbara Reese and is based out of Carbondale, have been working together to create a one-of-a-kind theater project. Voices...


After short hiatus, the Culinary Arts Festival returns

October 18, 2018

After a year off, the Glenwood Springs Arts Council is ready to hold its annual fundraiser highlighting the community’s culinary arts. “Everyone kept coming up to us saying they missed the culinary arts event because...



Novelist Sarah Schantz to speak on mental health at CMC campuses

October 16, 2018

Award-winning novelist Sarah Schantz will visit Colorado Mountain College’s (CMC) Glenwood Springs, Rifle and Aspen campuses this month to bring attention to mental health issues. Schantz, author of the novel “Fig,” which won the 2016...





Carbondale’s ‘Our Town One Table’ returns Sunday

August 16, 2018

Fourth Street will be filled with great food and conversation as the town of Carbondale hosts the fourth annual Our Town One Table on Sunday. “It’s a community event, its like a potluck at each...



Food & Wine Classic: Heritage Fire is the little piggy growing up

June 14, 2018

“It’s honest food from real farmers, put forth by passionate butchers and chefs using primal cooking techniques,” says Brady Lowe, visionary founder of Cochon555’s national competitive chef series, about Heritage Fire, the no-protein-barred, wood-fired event...



Food & Wine Classic: Seminars to amp up your cooking chops

June 14, 2018

Picking favorites off the food & wine classic cooking seminar schedule is always tough. this year, four chefs helped tenderize the task. CHEF: ALEX GUARNASCHELLI Seminar: Sesame and Pink Peppercorns: Fun with Spices “Home cooks...