ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/26/10)

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Dec 252010
 

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Top PickCitizen Cope (Belly UP)

Are you ready for an intimate soul-ful experience? Citizen Cope will be performing a solo late show on Sunday night (12/26/10).  After selling out his first show, this second performance has been added at 11:00 pm to meet the demand for Citizen Cope.

Called “the city’s most soulful export since Marvin Gaye” by The Washington Post, Citizen Cope is a talented singer-songwriter whose voice can be heard on many TV shows, commercials and movies.  Tickets are $40.00 day of show.

(Belly Up)

ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/25/10)

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Dec 242010
 

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Top PickApres Ski at Base Village (Snowmass)

Ski Snowmss today, because our top PICK of the day is a two-fer.  Yes, we’re giving you an extra special gift since it’s Christmas: two apres ski events next door to one another so you can tie-two-on.    

If you’re ready to get off the slopes at 2:30 pm, head on over to Basecamp b/c that’s when the music kicks off there.  Then, for a little variety, mosey on over to Sneaky’s for a change of atmosphere to finish up the apres skiing effort.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/24/10)

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Dec 232010
 

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Third Eye Blind (Belly Up)

Our top PICK of the week is also our Pick of the Day for Christmas Eve. Performing Friday night (12/24/10) at Belly Up at 10 pm, Third Eye Blind will surely get you in a festive mood!  Tickets are $60 at door.  Hope you can make it! 

To get you fired up…here’s their “Bonfire” video clip.  Crank it!  

Bonfire by Third Eye Blind

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/23/10)

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Dec 222010
 

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Top PickChristmas at Krabloonik

Christmas tree lighting…holiday dessert menu…free hot beverage and cookies…and a visit from Santa with gifts for kids plus caroling at the fire pit. Whew…that’s a lot to look forward too!  And purchase a  Giving Tree ornament to benefit Youth Entity.   

Feeling mushy?  Go dog sledding!  Dog sledding dates back over 10,000 years and heralds the first known teamwork between man and animal. Krabloonik is committed to preserving this honorable Alaskan tradition by creating a home for dogs born and bred to run and by sharing with guests the unparalleled excitement of sledding in the wild.

The Christmas celebration takes place on Thursday (12/23/10) from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm in Snowmass Village (4250 Divide Road; 970-923-3953).  

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/22/10)

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Dec 212010
 

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Top PickArgentine Tango

This is no cha-cha-cha.  If you really want to try something new and different and get your sexy on, it’s time to don your dancing shoes and do a little tango!  These are ongoing beginning tango classes that cost $15 for one-time drop-ins or $60 for five classes.   

The styles are mostly danced in either open embrace, where lead and follow have space between their bodies, or close embrace, where the lead and follow connect either chest-to-chest (Argentine tango) or in the upper thigh, hip area (American and International tango).

The classes take place on Wednesday (12/22/10) from 7-9 pm at the Aspen Red Brick Art Center on Hallam.    

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/21/10)

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Dec 202010
 

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Top PickWhite Christmas (Wheeler Opera House)

What better way to celebrate the holidays than with Irving Berlin’s White Christmas ~ the musical?  Forty-five children from all over the Valley come together in this production which is sure to leave you applauding its colorful costumes, wonderful tap dancing, singing, and very high energy performance! 

Adult tickets are only $22 and this event takes place on Tuesday night (12/21/10) @ 7:00 pm.  So join us and get into the holiday spirit like never before. 

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/20/10)

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Dec 192010
 

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Top PickFree Skating & Hot Chocolate (Silver Circle Ice Rink)

What better way to kick off Christmas week than with ice skating and hot chocolate with friends or family?  Part of the 12 days of Aspen, this event takes place in the afternoon on Monday 12/20/10 from 2-4 pm. 

And as an extra bonus, when you’re done skating, mosey on over to the Dancing Bear to have your picture taken with Santa and participate in the Holiday Toy Drive benefitting the Shining Stars Foundation.  Happy Holidays!

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/19/10)

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Dec 182010
 

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Top PickLive Poetry Night (Hotel Lenado)

Come celebrate winter by participating in open mic night tonight (Sunday, 12/19/10) at The Hotel Lenado from 6:30 to 9:00 pm where you can read your own poetry or that of your favorite poet which reflects the spirit of the season.  The event is open to everyone– poets and listeners. 

Or, come and enjoy the music.  They’ll be featuring live music with singer/songwriters Pat Fagan and Dave Taylor plus piano player/mandolinist Frank Todaro. 

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/18/10)

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Dec 172010
 

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Nutcracker (Aspen Santa Fe Ballet)

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet will be performing the Nutcracker tonight (Saturday, 12/18/10)  at 7:30 pm at the Aspen District Theatre.  Every year the professional company of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet invites students from the School of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet to participate in this joyous holiday tradition. 

If you want to be in the holiday spirit, this Nutcracker performance will get you there.  

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/17/10)

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Dec 162010
 

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Gingerbread House Decorating Party

When’s the last time you made a Gingerbread House?  For only $20, you can build one from scratch on Friday, 12/17/10!  From 4 to 8 pm at The Sweet Life in Snowmass Base Village, two kids can decorate one house with an endless supply of candy.  How sweet it is! 

You’ll surely get into the holiday spirit when you attend this Gingerbread House party.  Thanks, Sweet Life, for showing us how sweet you are.  For more info, call 970-923-9903.

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/16/10)

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Dec 152010
 

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Sun Dog Athletics Locals’ Appreciation Day

Want to have some free fun?  From 10 am to noon today (Thursday, 12/16/10), Sun Dog Athletics is showing their love for the locals with a little snowshoe action.  Enjoy a complimentary, all-inclusive snowshoeing adventure on a snowshoe route off the top of Aspen Mountain. Please RSVP to reserve a space. Contact Erik Skarvan at 970-925-1069 or via email:  sundog@sopris.net 

Fun in the snow, for sure!  Thanks Sun Dog Athletics!

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/15/10)

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Dec 132010
 

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Noel Night

The 1st Annual Noel Night will be taking place today (Wednesday, 12/15/10) from 4-8 on the Cooper & Hyman Malls. See Santa and his Elf (named “Mistletoe”) at Aspen Sports, hear carolers, and have some hot chocolate. Participating merchants will be offering special holiday discounts, raffles, refreshments and more. 

Fun, fun, fun for the entire family.  

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/14/10)

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Dec 132010
 

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Aspen History 101

Isn’t it time you got to know your town a little bit better? 

Come to the Hotel Jerome’s Ballroom from 5-7 pm today (Tuesday, 12/14/10) to discover and learn about Aspen.  The Aspen Historical Society will be sharing info re: the mammoth era, the Utes, the mining boom, and the Quiet Years into modern-day cultural and recreational offerings.  

This multi-media program is designed to get you in the know.  And it’s free!

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/13/10)

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Dec 122010
 

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Live Music at Basecamp Bar and Grill (Snowmass)

Hayden Gregg will be performing Monday afternoon (2:30 – 6 pm) at this locally-owned and operated restaurant and bar.  Basecamp is the place to be for apres ski when in Snowmass.  Jam out to music with your ski boots on and a beer in hand while you watch the last die-hard stragglers come down the slopes.  Fun, fun, fun.  

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/12/10)

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Dec 122010
 

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The Grape Bar (Hyatt Grand Aspen)

Mike Johnson and Mike Waters are playing from 4-7 pm at The Grape Bar today. They’ll be performing acoustic-electric covers and some original tunes too.  Order some wine, sit by the fire and enjoy some local music.  The bartenders are friendly there too! 

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ASPEN: Our Top PICK of the Day (12/11/10)

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Dec 122010
 

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Top PickSummit for Life 

The 5th Annual Summit for Life race raises awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donation through a weekend of activities, capping off with the invigorating Summit for Life race up Ajax to the Sundeck (a party awaits).  Help spread the word that becoming an organ donor is important…that transplant recipients and organ donors can lead active, healthy lives.  Get involved. Touch a life!

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