mlaspenpeak.com - Culture https://mlaspenpeak.com/ Here's How Two Aspen Natives Turned the City Into a College Town https://mlaspenpeak.com/culture-post/33376/Heres-How-Two-Aspen-Natives-Turned-the-City-Into-a-College-Town Nearly 25 years ago, two pals turned Aspen into a college town by founding the Aspen State Teacher's College. No classes were held, but a cheeky media juggernaut was born. Aspen is often com… Fri, 24 May 2019 15:06:00 -0400 Here's Who's Coming to the 2019 Aspen Ideas Festival https://mlaspenpeak.com/culture-post/33364/Heres-Whos-Coming-to-the-2019-Aspen-Ideas-Festival Celebrating 15 festivals this year, Aspen Ideas is back with a big line-up for 2019. The festival will run from June 23-29, preceded by Aspen Ideas: Health from June 20-23. Organized around 1… Wed, 15 May 2019 18:52:00 -0400 It's Bauhaus Baby! A Note from the Publisher of Aspen Peak https://mlaspenpeak.com/culture-post/33359/Its-Bauhaus-BabyI-A-Note-from-the-Publisher-of-Aspen-Peak It made sense to have the winter/spring issue of Aspen Peak reveal Aspen’s close connection to the Bauhaus, and its profound (yet secret) influence on our town given the 2019 centennial… Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:38:00 -0400 SUBSTITUTE FOR WORDS at Casterline Goodman Gallery https://mlaspenpeak.com/culture-post/33344/SUBSTITUTE-FOR-WORDS-at-Casterline-Goodman-Gallery Artist Nick Moss is concerned with “the deterioration of language.” His show at Casterline Goodman Gallery features large works made from steel representing the emojis we have all… Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:02:00 -0400 The #Instadog Stars of Aspen https://mlaspenpeak.com/culture-post/33328/The-NInstadog-Stars-of-Aspen Photographer Summers Moore loves a good dog. Every professional photographer needs a personal project, a passion project, if you will. For Summers Moore, hers has taken the shape of Hasseldog… Thu, 28 Feb 2019 07:00:00 -0500 Spencer Hansen Opening at Skye Gallery Aspen https://mlaspenpeak.com/culture-post/33304/Spencer-Hansen-Opening-at-Skye-Gallery-Aspen Handmade sculpture and masks make up the new show at Skye Gallery Aspen by artist Spencer Hansen. "Please Play," the title of the show, is a twist on the "do not touch" signs that frequently… Mon, 31 Dec 2018 18:27:42 -0500 Celebrating 25 Years of 'Aspen Extreme' https://mlaspenpeak.com/culture-post/33296/Celebrating-25-Years-of-Aspen-Extreme The seminal film about Aspen turns 25 this year. Here is a look back at what the film meant from the mouths of those who lived it. It took three stunt skiers, ropes and helicopters to make thi… Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:00:00 -0500 What to Expect at Art Basel Miami Beach This Year https://mlaspenpeak.com/culture-post/33286/What-to-Expect-at-Art-Basel-Miami-Beach-This-Year Art Basel closes out a year of electrifying, creative discovery in grand Miami style. “Chopped Cheese” (2017, acrylic, watercolor, flash, crayon, colored pencil, oil pastel, pencil… Tue, 27 Nov 2018 07:00:00 -0500 The Aspen Institute Brought History to Life With Its Latest Confab on The American West https://mlaspenpeak.com/culture-post/33254/The-Aspen-Institute-Brought-History-to-Life-With-Its-Latest-Confab-on-The-American-West The Aspen Institute hosted a four-day conference in August on the American West, a subject central to understanding our national character. The agenda was stacked with discussions featuring… Wed, 22 Aug 2018 14:29:00 -0400 A Rabbi, A Yogi & a Bartender Walk Into the Gondola... Thoughts on the Spirit of Aspen https://mlaspenpeak.com/culture-post/33235/A-Rabbi-A-Yogi-a-Bartender-Walk-Into-the-Gondola-Thoughts-on-the-Spirit-of-Aspen A rabbi, a yogi and a bartender agree: the views here make everyone a believer. If “Mind, Body, Spirit” is the “Father, Son and Holy Ghost” of the Aspen Idea, then it… Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 -0400