ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/22/11)

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Jan 182011
 

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Top PickThe Curious Savage

How about some comedy?  Theatre Aspen’s Winter Teen Conservatory presents this entertaining and fanciful comedy about an eccentric widow committed to a sanitorium. Audience members will be seated right on the stage. Show is suitable for the whole family. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students, available at the Wheeler Box Office, Aspenshowtix.com or 970-920-5770. 

Get your tickets early, seating is limited!

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/21/11)

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Jan 182011
 

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Top PickWho’s Bad? Michael Jackson Tribute Band

Returning after a Sold Out show!  Who’s Bad pays the ultimate tribute to the King of Pop by taking audiences on a musical expedition spanning three decades of Michael Jackson’s chart-cresting music.

From ABC to You Rock My World no song is forgotten in this electrifying revival of Pop Music’s Royal Highness.  The show starts at 10 pm (doors open at 9) on Saturday (1/22).  Tickets are $28 ($32 day of show).

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/20/11)

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Jan 182011
 

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Top PickB.B. King

You just know this will be an incredible performance! Returning to Aspen is BB King, the blues guitarist ranked the No. 3 “Greatest Guitarist of All Time” by Rolling Stone. He is also a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

King has played more than 15,000 shows in more than 50 years, and he continues to keep thrilling crowds despite threatening audiences with a Farewell Tour in 2006.

Doors open at 8 pm, show starts at 9 pm at Belly Up on Friday night (1/21).  Tickets are $150 ($160 at door); reserved seating is $335.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/19/11)

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Jan 182011
 

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Top PickAlmost Queen

“Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” and “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” all done “better than the Queen that’s out there touring,” according to Howard Stern. As part of Gay Ski Week festivities, proceeds go to support the Roaring Fork Gay & Lesbian Community Fund, funding local and national programs promoting GLBT initiatives and diversity. There will be an after-hours DJ set following the Almost Queen performance.

The concert takes place at 10:30 pm on Thursday 1/20 at Belly Up.  Tickets are $75.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/18/11)

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Jan 172011
 

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Top PickFull Moon Wildlife Walk

It’s time you howl at the moon!  This is your chance to see beavers swimming in the pond, elk grazing in the meadows and hear the hoot of a great-horned owl, all under a full moon. Tea and hot chocolate will be offered after the walk.

Meet at 4:45 at Rock Bottom Ranch, 2001 Hooks Spur Road in Basalt on Wednesday 1/19.  The walk takes place from 5-6 pm.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/17/11)

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Jan 152011
 

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Top PickBackcountry Insights

The Ute’s Tuesday night speaker series features Bryan Wickenhauser, two-time U.S. Ski Mountaineering Team member, Elk Mountain Grand Traverse winner, and a C.A.M.P./Scarpa/Ski Trab-sponsored athlete.  He’ll discuss traveling light and fast in the backcountry with today’s modern gear.

The slideshow / clinic takes place from 7 pm to 8:30 pm on Tuesday 1/18, upstairs at Ute Mountaineer.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/16/11)

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Jan 152011
 

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Top PickAspen’s Past to Present

Walking tour of downtown Aspen with professional guide and historian Dean Weiler. In this casual, 12-block stroll, Aspen’s history is told — from the Ute Indians to the silver boom days and the town’s emergence as a world-famous resort.

The tour starts at 1 pm – 2:30 pm on Monday the 17th.  For information, email info@walkingtours.com or see details link below.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/15/11)

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Jan 152011
 

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Top PickHike for Hope

Here’s another Winterskol event to get you going!  Participate in the Hike for Hope, a family uphill and charity event that benefits the search for a cure to muscular dystrophy. 

The best part?  100% of the funds raised goes to research.

The hike starts on Sunday the 16th at 7:30 a.m. on Buttermilk Mountain. See details for information and to register. 

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/14/11)

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Jan 102011
 

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Top PickGhostland Observatory

Hailing from the country’s “Live Music Capital,” the duo was name Band of the Year by the Austin American-Statesman in 2007. Melding electronic synthesizer with driving beats, it’s a laser-infused and high-energy performance that keeps the whole room bouncing. Ghostland Observatory rocked the Winter X Games 2010 during a free outdoor concert at the base of Aspen Mountain, and Men’s Health and Women’s Health have brought them back as part of this year’s Winterskol celebration.

Tickets are $50, day of show.  Doors open at 9 pm; show starts at 10 pm on Friday, 1/14, at Belly Up.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/13/11)

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Jan 102011
 

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Top PickWinterSculpt

Carve out some time for this one!  This is your chance to transform snow into art. An annual snow sculpture competition for local artists in downtown Aspen—and a crowd favorite during Aspen’s WinterSköl™. Create an 8’ square snow sculpture in 48 hours and compete to win prize money.

Visit andersonranch.org/wintersculpt for application and further information or contact us at (970) 923-3181. Event starts on Thursday, 1/13 at 4 pm.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/12/11)

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Jan 102011
 

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Top PickThe Butchers

Get ready to rock!  Weekly rock ‘n’ roll party featuring a local band “The Butchers.” Collectively, they call themselves Aspen’s loudest locals.  Isn’t it time to let loose and get rowdy? 

Wednesday, January 12, 10pm – Thursday, January 13, 2011, 1:30am

ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/11/11)

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Jan 032011
 

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Top PickAshcroft Snowshoe Tour

Get outside and get moving.  On this half-day snowshoe tour in the beautiful and pristine Castle Creek Valley, naturalists will share expertise on tracking animals, observing birds, and studying the delicate sub-alpine community. Tours include spectacular views, a gourmet lunch at the Pine Creek Cookhouse, snowshoe rental, and Ashcroft trail pass; the cost is $100.

Ashcroft Tours are offered seven days a week at 10:30 a.m. in a partnership with the Ashcroft Ski Touring/Pine Creek Cookhouse and the US Forest Service.  Reservations required.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/10/11)

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Dec 312010
 

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Top PickKid’s Climbing Event

Encourage your kids to reach new heights. Head on over to the Snowmass Rec Center from 4:30 – 7 pm, and let ’em loose!

Youngsters learn the basics of the climbing wall and bouldering cave in a safe and fun environment. Held on Mondays through Jan. 24 for all ages and ability levels. Cost is $30 for residents and $37.50 non-residents. 

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/8/11)

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Dec 312010
 

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Top Pick‘Cellular Guilt’ Comedy (Carbondale)

Want to do something different, and laugh doing it?  Head on over to the Third Street Center – Round Room in Carbondale from 7:30 – 10:30 pm on Saturday, January 8th. The camp chair players perform a comedy written and performed by Jack Green and Bob Willey. 

 Call 970-963-1680  for more info.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/7/11)

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Dec 312010
 

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Top PickCash’d Out (Belly Up)

Cash’d Out is the premier Johnny Cash tribute band in the world, bar none.  And they’re the only tribute band endorsed by and linked to the official Johnny Cash website.  Their live shows respectfully and lovingly reference the late, great Man in Black.  

Bill Miller, (Johnny Cash’s best friend for 25 years) was quoted as saying “Cash’d Out makes an impression… these guys are the real deal.”  Cash’d Out has over 100 songs in their repertoire, and can deliver up to four hours of non-stop entertainment, including the June Carter Cash duets brought back to fame in the recent Oscar-winning movie “Walk the Line.”  The show starts at 10:00 pm on Friday, January 7th

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/6/11)

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Dec 312010
 

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Top PickApres-ski at Garnish (Snowmass)

Check out the newly-opened Garnish restaurant in Snowmass, and enjoy some great après-ski, live music by a local musician while doing so. Garnish is located slopeside in the Timberline Condos, in the upper village.  Music takes place from 2:30 – 5:30.

Call 970-923-4004 for more info.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/5/11)

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Dec 312010
 

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Top PickPhysics Lecture at The Wheeler

“Gene Surfing and Survival of the Luckiest” opens the Aspen Center for Physics’ lecture series today.  The lectures will be held Wednesdays at 5:30 pm through Feb. 9 at The Wheeler Opera House. 

And they’re free!

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (1/4/11)

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Dec 312010
 

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Top PickZumba

New Year, New You.  Yes, it’s time to get that (exercise) party started!  Exercise can be fun–especially when you ZUMBA.   Get up and out of the house and head on over to Aspen’s Red Brick Center for the Arts for this fun, latin dance fitness-cardio class.  $10 drop in fee (or $75 for 10 punch card). 

The one hour class starts at 8:30 am on Tuesday, January 4th.  Call 970-948-3963 for more info.

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