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Laughter at the Wheeler Opera House, to Ring in the New Year


Aspen's Laff Fest returns to the Wheeler this Friday, December 30 at 8 p.m. Back in Aspen to rock the holidays, Jackie Kashian, Stewart Huff, Auggie Smith and MC Todd Johnson bring some of the best of national comedy to our mountain stage.

For info, details and two-hours of a raucous good time: or

Dennis Basso Freestyle Fundraiser for Aspen Art Museum


Time for the annual apres-ski shindig of the season. Aspen Art Museum presents the Dennis Basso Freestyle at St. Regis Aspen, December 28 at 4:30 p.m. The afternoon features champagne, caviar, a top shelf selection of spirits and premiere Fashion Show, followed by Aspen's most exciting live auction.

Proceeds benefit the current programs and future home of the Aspen Art Museum. For tickets and complete info:

Academy Screenings for the Holidays


See this year's nominees and cast your own audience member vote at Aspen Film's Annual Academy Screenings, amidst the sensational acoustics of Harris Concert Hall.

This year marks the festival's 20th Edition and features speakers and surprise highlights throughout the event.

Shows will run December 20-January 1. For complete show info and details on special presentations:

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