Aspenskier's blog

Winter X-Games Weekend!


The ESPN Winter X-Games come back to Aspen this weekend, their 10th year at Buttermilk Mountain.  The rollers and jumps are shaped for the Boardercross, the 22 foot half pipe is groomed and ready, all the lights are in place for the night time events, and ESPN is ready to show it all on live TV in prime time this weekend.  All events are FREE to spectators, including concerts, competitions, music and entertainment.  All the stars of winter skiing and snowboarding will be competing for X-Games Gold.  An exciting, fun and wild weekend is ahead!


Free music coming for ESPN Winter X-Games 15!


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.

Soupskol, Heating Up Winter Bellies


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,

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