01/2013

ESPN Winter X Games

Submitted by Jae Drouilhet on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 2:05pm

Things are about to get extreme in Aspen. Spot legends like Shaun White, Gretchen Bleiler, and Lindsey Jacobellis on the slopes as they compete for one of the most coveted titles in action sports. Events include slopestyle, big air, superpipe, and snowmobile speed and tricks. On Saturday night, stick around for the Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert at the base of Aspen Mountain. Thu-Sun, times vary.

Beaver Creek Food & Wine Weekend

Submitted by Caroline Padden on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 3:03pm

Celebrity chef-driven cuisine, incredible wine, mountain views, and on-slope sport add up to an ideal winter weekend. Join Food & Wine magazine for this four-day, food-centric extravaganza, attending events such as a snowshoe and gourmet lunch with chef Alex Seidel, cooking demonstration and lunch with Food & Wine's Gail Simmons (judge on Emmy-winning television series Top Chef), or an aprés-ski wine tasting hosted by wine expert Anthony Giglio. Thu-Sun, times vary.

The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Submitted by Jacqueline Wakeen on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 4:36pm

Yes, she survived the Titanic, but she also proved America’s rags-to-riches promise. With determination to rise above her humble beginnings, Molly Brown set off to be one of “The Beautiful People of Denver,” marrying Johnny Brown and setting off for Europe where she charms her way into the hearts of Europe’s upper class. The fateful day she booked passage on the Titanic would seal her name in American legend for all time. Enjoy this witty comedy and whirlwind adventure over dinner and a glass of wine. Thu-Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 1:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.

 

Cat Power

Submitted by Elliott Johnston on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 11:26am

With her latest record, Sun, smoky-voiced pop chanteuse Chan Marshall (stage name: Cat Power) has changed her sonic approach. The formerly brooding indie-rocker-turned-retro-R&B-crooner has voyaged toward elegant, shimmering electronica. Where the vibes used to be insular and dark, Marshall is now offering triumphant anthems. Thu 8 p.m.