Aspen Film brings back an annual favorite, a sneak peak at the nominees for this year's Academy Awards. December 22-January 1, Aspen Film showcases full-length feature films and highlights directors, too, with some special appearances from the people behind the films. Academy Screenings are a big hit, and a big seller - so get your tickets early! For show info, details and tickets: www.aspenfilm.org.
The good news is, the Nutcracker always returns to Aspen! Holiday season means holiday traditions and Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's annual performance of the Nutcracker is a perennial favorite. Featuring a cast of 60 dancers, actors and circus artists, in a timeless performance for all ages. For more info: www.aspensantafeballet.com.
Early December means the start of Holiday Party Season. Look no further than our own Chris Klug's lineup of fundraising - and fun-raising - festivities. The Summit For Life weekend of December 10 and 11 promises a grand time and all for a great cause! Friday saw the Pacifica's Wine and Dine with phenomenal seafood and designer drinks, followed by the Party for Life with snacks, more drinks and a music-filled after party. Saturday, it's Race Day and Night, with a grand finale at the Sundeck on the top of Aspen Mountain.