Aspen Square Daily News
The snow sports movie festival, part of The Meeting, the Aspen Skiing Company's annual salute to the winter season, kicks off tonight at the Wheeler Opera House. This evening three films will be screened at 5:30pm, 6:30pm and 8pm. Four films will be shown on Saturday night beginning at 6pm, followed by an 11pm live musical performance by Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation. We guarantee you'll be jazzed for winter after seeing all of the films!
If you have a high school student in your family and are in the Aspen area this weekend, take the opportunity to take your student to the Western Slope College Fair on Sunday, October 5. From 10am to 2pm, families can visit with representatives from more than 200 colleges and universities from all over the country. It's a great way to do a college visit without leaving town! Details can be found at www.cwscollegefair.org.
Film lovers in Aspen have been basking in a great array of movies at this year's Aspen Filmfest, currently running until October 1. A stimulating combination of international films, documentaries and US films, most movies are screened once at the Wheeler Opera House. A selected number of films will also be screened in Carbondale at the Crystal Theatre. For details on the remaining schedule in Aspen and Carbondale, visit www.aspenfilm.org.