X-Games brings high-energy entertainment, competition and live music to Aspen -and it's free for the taking! Aspen/Snowmass presents the Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert at the base of Aspen Mountain on January 29 at 5:30 p.m., featuring former member of Outkast and Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist Big Boi. Praised by Spin Magazine and Rolling Stone, Big Boi puts on a spectacular live performance. So bundle up and come out for some fabulous free sounds at the base of Aspen Mountain.
Art and Free Soup, what a perfect combination. Join the Aspen Art Museum for a closer look at the works of exhibiting artist Roger Hiorns, and a discussion of the finer points of his craft. While you peruse, enjoy a taste of Friday's Soupskol fare with four-time Soupskol champ Chef Clark Church of Snowmass' Garnish Cafe. Sneak preview of hot soup and good art, this Thursday at the Aspen Art Museum. For more info, www.aspenartmuseum.org.
This Thursday, January 13 from 10 to noon, enjoy a free, guided snowshoe tour around Aspen's Northstar Nature Preserve. Deer, elk and assorted wildlife cross the Preserve on their way to winter hideouts, and traversing the open space via snowshoe affords a first-hand look at Aspen's backyard. Bring your own snowshoes, or use a pair provided through the Roaring Fork Club. For more info, visit: www.roaringfork.org or call (970) 927-1290.