FOOD & DRINK
Truth vs. Facts: Thunder River’s final mainstage brings forth the stakes of story
Thunder River Theatre Co. artistic director Missy Moore didn’t just read the script for “The Lifespan of a Fact,” she devoured it. It’s one of those plays, she said, that “literally captures you in the first sentence.”. That’s because the play, based on John D’Agata...
On the Fly: Tough days are down payments for the great ones
I heard somewhere that the universe is under no obligation to make sense to us. This is doubly true when applied to trout fishing, don’t you think? In the course of a busy day in the fly shop, fly fishers from around the world (and from around the block) celebrate their successes with us, as well as their crises of fishing faith. Some days the trout do what they are expected to, but more often than not, they don’t. The same goes for insect hatches.
Tuesday Foods celebrates four years of healthy food service Friday at new location in Carbondale
Tuesday Foods co-owners Lisa Cohen and Kelly Hollins have much to celebrate four years after launching their all-natural, vegan, and gluten-free food preparation service in Willits. There’s the announcement two weeks ago about the Tory Burch Foundation fellowship — their company one of 50 out of thousands of applicants to...
A&E Roundup: All art at First Friday in Carbondale
First Friday is back, and this month, experience it with art around town. Carbondale Arts is displaying a new gallery called “Stone Entropy” with local sculptors from the Crystal Valley. “Metamorphic processes have been happening to this stone for billions of years,” artist Gregory Tonozzi said in a...
Kim Doyle Wille shares abundance
Melons, squash, peppers, tomatoes, eggplant and herbs, plus over 100 varieties of pollinator-friendly flowers — all of these and more are growing from seed and seeking soil. Kim Doyle Wille has golden eyes reflecting a golden heart. She’s also got some 5,000 plant starts, representing around 400 different varieties, spilling out of her El Jebel home. Many of the varieties were grown from saved seeds, making them regionally adapted to our climate. This includes 17 varieties that survived the Lake Christine Fire, which came right up to Wille’s house.
Doctor’s tip: Check out food for a healthy heart cooking class on June 22
Did you know that June is National Men’s Health Month? The purpose is to encourage men to be proactive about their health by making healthy lifestyle choices and seeking medical attention early. PCRM (Physician Committee for Responsible Medicine) has a series of cooking classes called Food For Lif and...
TRTC presents ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’
Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) premiers its last show of the season, ‘The Lifespan of a Fact,’ on June 9 and it will run through June 25. Written by Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell and Gordon Farrel, “The Lifespan of a Fact” is a fictional retelling based on a true story about renowned essayist John D’Agata and Harvard graduate and fact-checker Jim Fingal, as they collaborate on D’Agata’s infamous essay, “What Happens There” — a deep dive into a series of suicides in Las Vegas, Nevada in the early 2000s.
In Brief: Parties on Friday; shuttle service expands to Aspen airport
The Wilderness Workshop’s annual Community Party returns on Friday at Sopris Park in Carbondale from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wilderness Workshop spokespeople call this their kickoff to summer, celebrating their restoration and stewardship projects, hikes in landscapes they’re working to protect, bilingual events like Latino Conservation Week, and actions locals can take to protect the environment.
5Point Film will kick off summer film series with ‘Full Circle’
In 2014, Trevor Kennison broke his back snowboarding in the Colorado backcountry on Vail Pass. Six years later, he returned to the site of his accident to attempt the world’s first double backflip on a sit-ski. Kennison’s story of personal and post-traumatic growth, of resiliency and reinvention, is told...
Aspen Summer Words announces lineup for craft panel series
Aspen Words has announced the lineup for its 2023 Summer Words craft panel series. Taking place this year from June 19-22 at the Viewline Resort in Snowmass Village, the series of craft talks will feature insight, inspiration and strategies from acclaimed Aspen Summer Words teaching faculty, agents and editors. Public...
Storytellers sought for ‘Voices of the Collective’
Storytellers are invited to be part of a Live Storytelling event taking place from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, July 23, at The Collective in Snowmass. In partnership with Writ Large, tellers are being sought to share their potent, thought-provoking, and authentic tales as part of a collaboration to deepen our understanding of our local communities. Storytellers will be supported and coached by Writ Large’s founder and director Alya Howe, whose expertise will enhance storytellers’ prowess.
TACAW fundraiser goes big with Sarah Jarosz
The Arts Campus at Willits will host its first fundraising gala this summer on Wednesday June 28 at … TACAW, anchored with an appearance by four-time Grammy winner Sarah Jarosz. “It’s a tough act to follow opening our campus in the heart of Basalt, getting our very own TACAW...
Malone: Pushing out the remaining birds
Bird populations are crashing across North America — over the past 60 years, bird populations have declined by 30%. One of the major causes is habitat alteration. Riparian (streamside habitat) provides the single most important habitat in the West for breeding birds. Roaring Fork Audubon has documented that the...
Heritage Fire Returns to Snowmass with a Tasty Local Barbecue Experience
America’s beloved, live-fire, open-air culinary experience, Heritage Fire, returns to Snowmass Base Village in Snowmass Village, Colorado on Saturday, July 29, with an all-star cast of chefs who specialize in whole animal cookery. Heritage Fire Snowmass will showcase more than 20 notable local chefs, each grilling heritage-breed animals en plein air against the Rocky Mountain backdrop, and each sourcing ingredients from local farms and sponsors.
Express Yourself | Carbondale Arts Commission, Singing Bowls, and Stone Carving
This week we get an update from the Carbondale Public Arts Commission on next week's annual sculpture Art Walk. And Felicia Trevor and Lynn Ruoff drop by with a deep dive into "sound healing" and "astrological readings." Also, local stone carvers Chet Haring, Luke Leone and Gregory Tonozzi talk about their new group exhibition at Carbondale Arts.
Everything Under the Sun | Tasia Poinsatte & the Aspen Psychedelic Symposium
This week, hosts Jeanne Souldern and Raleigh Burleigh interview Tasia Poinsatte, director of the Healing Advocacy Fund, about Prop. 122 and the upcoming Aspen Psychedelic Symposium on June 2, 2023. Raleigh Burleigh was raised in the historic floodplanes of Satank. The Carbondale Rotary Club sponsored him as a youth ambassador...
High Points: Sneaker season
In a sure sign of spring having sprung, the roads are filled with runners. Now that the seasons have changed and we progress from skiing to our summer sports, people have laced up their Nikes, their Brooks, their Sauconys, their Asics, and most of all this year, their Hokas (They are everywhere!) and taken to the streets. And trails.
On the Fly: Try some pond fishing at the Bar ZX Ranch
With runoff at our doorstep, this is when we start fishing lakes, ponds, and tail waters. Locals and visitors alike are to have the opportunity to fish for trophy trout in a beautiful setting at the Bar ZX Ranch. The Bar ZX is owned and operated by the Lampton family,...
Dance duo Baye and Asa bring a ‘maximalist’ style to Carbondale’s Launchpad
A New York dance duo called “Baye and Asa” is at Carbondale Arts this week for a residency with the local nonprofit Dance Initiative. The artists — Amadi “Baye” (uh-MAH-dee BYE-yay) Washington and Sam “Asa” Pratt — have used their time at The Launchpad to develop work, connect with visual artists and brainstorm ideas.
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