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Theatre Aspen announces casts for 2019 summer season
Theatre Aspen announces casts for 2019 summer season

April 18, 2019

Theatre Aspen has announced the complete casts for its summer 2019 productions of “Guys and Dolls,” “Little Shop of Horrors” and “God of Carnage,” along with a slate of special events for the season. “One...




Aspen Santa Fe Ballet to premiere first evening-length ballet
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet to premiere first evening-length ballet

April 12, 2019

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet will produce the first evening-length ballet in its 23-year history this summer with Nicolo Fonte’s “Beautiful Decay.” A longtime company collaborator, Fonte’s originally created “Beautiful Decay” in 2013 for BalletX in...






Gov’t Mule launching tour with Vail and Aspen shows
Gov’t Mule launching tour with Vail and Aspen shows

April 11, 2019

Singer-guitarist Warren Haynes and his band, Gov’t Mule, are carrying a legacy of throwback Southern rock, explosive guitar theatrics and folk storytelling. It’s now been five years since Haynes played his final note with the...


Xavier Rudd returning to Belly Up Aspen
Xavier Rudd returning to Belly Up Aspen

April 11, 2019

Xavier Rudd has assembled a global following with his virtuosic, rootsy multi-instrumental performances. He’s made instant classics with songs like “Follow the Sun” and “Spirit Bird.” But he says his latest record, 2018’s “Storm Boy,”...


2019 Aspen Shortsfest winners announced
2019 Aspen Shortsfest winners announced

April 9, 2019

Ten films produced in 10 different countries won awards for the 28th Aspen Shortsfest, Aspen Film announced on Tuesday. Award highlights include ‘Nefta Football Club’ receiving both the Audience Award and Jury Award for Comedy,...




Rock icon Michael McDonald back in Aspen
Rock icon Michael McDonald back in Aspen

April 8, 2019

Michael McDonald is having a millennial moment. The 67-year old former Doobie Brother and Steely Dan member with the silky smooth voice may be a white-haired elder statesman of soft rock, but — quite suddenly...




Comedian Ben Roy returns to The Temporary
Comedian Ben Roy returns to The Temporary

April 4, 2019

With an edgy style and witty punk rock sensibility, comedian Ben Roy became a darling of the Denver comedy scene and, with the albums “I Got Demons” and “No Enlightenment in Sobriety,” rose in the...


Moon Taxi back in Aspen for sets at The Aprés and Belly Up
Moon Taxi back in Aspen for sets at The Aprés and Belly Up

April 4, 2019

After 12 years of old-school, nose-to-the-grindstone rock band touring and recording, Moon Taxi reached some old-school milestones of success last year as their fifth album, “Let the Record Play,” rose to the top five of...