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Color and Culture at Red Brick Center for the Arts


Spring has least for the next few days. Celebrate the change of season and sunshine with another colorful art opening at Red Brick Center for the Arts. Presenting Czech artist Dasa Bausova and her latest thought-provoking Folk Art installations. Opening reception is this Thursday, March 3, from 5-7 p.m., at 110 East Hallam in Downtown Aspen. For more info, or

Challenge Aspen Presents the Chris Bove Memorial Uphill Challenge at Buttermilk


Coming up, it's Challenge Aspen's uphill race and walk-a-thon, to honor the memory of longtime local and Adaptive Ski Coach Chris Bove. The Chris Bove Memorial Uphill Challenge will take place at Buttermilk, starting at 7:30 a.m. on March 5. Skiers, snowshoers and all manners of family-friendly uphillers are welcome.

You'll climb 1,800 vertical feet to the top of the hill, with proceeds from your efforts benefiting Challenge Aspen's Chris Bove Memorial Scholarship Fund and Children's Hospital Immunodeficiency Program of Denver.

Magic in the Heart of Aspen

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Longtime local enthusiast and magician extraordinaire Eric Mead comes to the Library Bar at the Hotel Jerome every Monday night at 8p. Mead casts a charismatic, and puzzling, spell over the audience, with tricks and feats and fun for every type of skeptic. Enjoy magic over fine bourbon and beers within the elegant and dimly-lit Library Bar, perfect for a night of mystery and camaraderie. Magic with Eric Mead, every Monday night at the Library Bar in the Historic Hotel Jerome.

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