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8th Annual Aspen/Snowmass Ride for the Cure, this Saturday August 20!

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10, 30, 50 or 100 miles...take your pick and ride through the Rockies, knowing each pedal and every heat benefits Komen Aspen and Breast Cancer Research. It'a a big week for raising awareness, and dollars, and the Ride for the Cure is one of the valley's most treasured ways of traversin our backyard.

Of course, there'll be a BBQ, party and plenty of prizes, because everyone's a winner with this one. For more info, www.komenaspen.org.


Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo

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Join Komen Aspen for one of summer's most fun festivities, a visit to the Snowmass Village Rodeo Grounds. This Wednesday, August 17, the Rodeo will wrangle for a cure. Enjoy western-style BBQ, a ringside seat and authentic barrel racing, calf-roping and rodeo favorites all evening long.

Your night at the Rodeo will benefit Breast Cancer Research. So Rodeo for a caus,e at the Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo this Wednesday, in Snowmass. For more info, www.komenaspen.org.


Free Music at Paradise Bakery, Courtesy of Aspen Music Festival and School

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This afternoon, 4p, enjoy a lovely summer day and music to match with SYBARITE5, a young, vibrant string quartet from New York City. They've performed on the CBS Early Show and for the Dalai Lama himself. And for you, it's free for the taking.

An unexpected treat, today at 4p in front of Paradise Bakery in Downtown Aspen.


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