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Holiday 2014

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25 Things No One Else Will Tell You About Aspen Dining

25 Things No One Else Will Tell You About Aspen Dining

Who has the best steak in town? What about the most authentic pasta dishes? We’ve turned Aspen and Snowmass upside down to uncover the most useful dining advice ever.

The Original

The Original

Aspen Mountain was town’s first ski area. Nearly seventy years later, she’s still one of the most enigmatic combinations of lifts and terrain in North America. Getting to know her many facets...

Experience Required

Experience Required

The new Aspen Art Museum makes a bold statement from the outside. But it’s what goes on inside that’s creating a bigger impact.

Sojourner Salutes

Sojourner Salutes

On Aspen Sojourner’s twentieth anniversary of honoring locals for their positive impacts on the Roaring Fork Valley, we choose four from the pillars of the Aspen experience: skiing, the media,...

Cirque des Neiges

Cirque des Neiges

Something wintry this way comes, as skiwear goes under the big top.

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Market Share

Market Share

Wendy Mitchell opens a one-of-a-kind café and farm shop downtown.

Community Table

Community Table

The mixed bag of the community table was once an Aspen hallmark. Here’s our fantasy guest list to restart the trend.

Back to Work

Back to Work

Fans of the ceramic arts likely know Sam Harvey because he has co-owned the successful Harvey/Meadows Gallery with fellow ceramist Alleghany Meadows since 2005. Or perhaps Harvey’s name rings a...

Fine Lines

Fine Lines

Fine Lines; The choice is yours: refine, seduce, or provoke...

Fashion Essentials

Fashion Essentials

Over the course of a few weekends this past fall, I conducted a retail experiment in Aspen’s downtown core. Wearing kicking-it-at-the-farmers’-market attire, I wandered into several of...

Spin to Win

Spin to Win

From the Aspen club scene to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Michael Nakagawa, a.k.a. “DJ Naka G,” has spun his way around the world, creating a soundtrack for all of the action along the way.

Contemporary Art Survival Guide

Contemporary Art Survival Guide

Intimidated by challenging art? Don’t be. The trick is simply knowing what to say.

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X Games Music

Even if you don’t attempt to maneuver the X Games, expect to overhear the tunes of the coinciding X Games Concert Series wafting through the streets of downtown Aspen. This year’s...

Where?
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
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ACES Snowshoe Tours

Travel along mountain streams, over ridgelines, and through beautiful valleys while learning about mountain ecology on the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies’ naturalist-guided...

Where?
Aspen/Snowmass
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-925-5756
Website »

Winter X Games 19

It’s like a mini-Olympics, bringing almost 100,000 people to Buttermilk Mountain over the course of four days (and an average of one million people to their televisions). They stand in...

Cost: Free

Where?
Buttermilk Mountain
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
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ACES Winter Programming

From a bird feed and feeder sale (Dec. 10–11) to visits from Olaf and Sven the Elves (Dec. 10–11) to cooking classes at Rock Bottom Ranch (Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9), the Aspen Center...

Where?
Aspen/Snowmass
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Website »

ACES Snowshoe Tours

Travel along mountain streams, over ridgelines, and through beautiful valleys while learning about mountain ecology on the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies’ naturalist-guided...

Where?
Aspen/Snowmass
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-925-5756
Website »

X Games Music

Even if you don’t attempt to maneuver the X Games, expect to overhear the tunes of the coinciding X Games Concert Series wafting through the streets of downtown Aspen. This year’s...

Where?
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Website »

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Time Travel Tuesdays

Nothing defines winter in Aspen like skiing. In partnership with Aspen Sojourner, this season’s Time Travel Tuesday lectures and panel discussions will focus on the history of skiing, from...

Cost: $10

Where?
Limelight Hotel
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-925-3721
Website »

7:00 PM -

Tuesday Writers Group

Budding and established writers alike can benefit from the peer editing offered by the Aspen Writers’ Foundation’s Tuesday Writers’ Group. All writers are welcome, so be sure...

Where?
Red Brick Center for the Arts
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-920-5770
Website »

ACES Snowshoe Tours

Travel along mountain streams, over ridgelines, and through beautiful valleys while learning about mountain ecology on the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies’ naturalist-guided...

Where?
Aspen/Snowmass
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-925-5756
Website »

12:30 PM -

Aspen Business Luncheon

Expand your business acumen each week with a host of guest speakers that has included Madeleine Albright, Walter Isaacson, and Stein Eriksen.

Where?
Various Locations
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Website »

7:00 PM -

ACES Potbelly Perspectives

An increasingly popular slideshow and lecture series that features Aspen locals or visitors with exciting accounts of world travel and adventure. 7:00p.m. at the Aspen Center for Environmental...

Cost: Free for members, $5 for nonmembers

Where?
Hallam Lake
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-925-5756
Website »

ACES Snowshoe Tours

Travel along mountain streams, over ridgelines, and through beautiful valleys while learning about mountain ecology on the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies’ naturalist-guided...

Where?
Aspen/Snowmass
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-925-5756
Website »

5:30 PM -

The Met: Live in HD

The operatic interpretation of Macbeth, Shakespeare’s tale of betrayal, originally composed by Giuseppe Verdi arrives live in HD at the Wheeler Opera House via the Metropolitan Opera of...

Cost: $5-$20

Where?
Wheeler Opera House
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-920-5570
Website »

ACES Snowshoe Tours

Travel along mountain streams, over ridgelines, and through beautiful valleys while learning about mountain ecology on the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies’ naturalist-guided...

Where?
Aspen/Snowmass
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-925-5756
Website »

12:30 PM -

Aspen Women to Women

Now a three-year tradition, Women to Women is limited to just twenty women per lunch, an intimate way to meet new friends and clients in town.

Where?
bb's
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Website »

ACES Snowshoe Tours

Travel along mountain streams, over ridgelines, and through beautiful valleys while learning about mountain ecology on the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies’ naturalist-guided...

Where?
Aspen/Snowmass
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-925-5756
Website »

JAS Café Downstairs @ the Nell

JAS Aspen has a twenty-five-year history, but the JAS Café was christened only in 2010 (and saw its programming dramatically expanded in 2012 and 2013). The Little Nell space seats about...

Where?
The Little Nell
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-920-4996
Website »

ACES Snowshoe Tours

Travel along mountain streams, over ridgelines, and through beautiful valleys while learning about mountain ecology on the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies’ naturalist-guided...

Where?
Aspen/Snowmass
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-925-5756
Website »

JAS Café Downstairs @ the Nell

JAS Aspen has a twenty-five-year history, but the JAS Café was christened only in 2010 (and saw its programming dramatically expanded in 2012 and 2013). The Little Nell space seats about...

Where?
The Little Nell
Aspen, CO  81611

For more information:
Telephone: 970-920-4996
Website »

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