To add to Aspen's embarrassment of cultural riches, Theatre Aspen has opened its doors with its first production of the summer, The Full Monty. This frisky show is based on the popular British comic film of the same name. The other shows that will rotate in repertoire this summer are a musical version of Little Women and the new show, The Cottage. Tickets are available by visiting www.theatreaspen.org or calling (844) 706-7387.
The 10th annual Aspen Ideas Festival begins today and runs through July 3. Presented by the Aspen Institute, the Ideas Festival brings together more than 300 internationally renowned CEOs, writers, political leaders, economists, actors and more to discuss some of the most important issues facing the world today. It's one of the most prestigious gatherings in the world, and it's thrilling to have it here in Aspen. For details, visit www.aspenideas.org/festival.
Aspen Mountain's Silver Queen Gondola and Snowmass's Elk Camp Gondola open tomorrow for daily operation. With access to the top of these mountains, visitors can take advantage of fun activities including live music performances, frisbee golf, hiking and dining in the Sundeck or at Elk Camp. For details on tickets and activities, visit www.aspensnowmass.com.