Thursday, January 19, 2017

Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend

Submitted by Rachel Trujillo on Tue, 11/08/2016 - 1:44pm

Although this culinary weekend offers numerous food-related activities, such as snowshoeing and a gourmet lunch, they're all just a lead-up to the main epicurean event: the grand tasting. Celebrity guest chefs Hugh Acheson, Gabriel Kreuther, and Suzanne Tracht will collaborate with some of the best chefs in Beaver Creek to create the ultimate tasting experience. Expect a full bar, delicious bites, and live music. Thu-Sun, times vary.

Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend

Submitted by Rachel Trujillo on Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:44pm

The most exciting part of this four-day mountain getaway isn't the slew of renowned guest chefs (including Tobie Pottuck from Melbourne, Australia and Gabriel Kreuther from New York City), interactive cooking demonstrations, or hand-selected wines—it's the fact that you can customize your experience. With multiple events per day—including a Snowshoe and Gourmet Lunch, grand tasting, and a Mules and Manhattans soiree—you'll be sure to find something tailored to your taste. Thu-Sun, times vary.

Double Exposure

Submitted by Paul Albani-Burgio on Fri, 11/11/2016 - 2:46pm

Consider the importance of versatility and the interplay between photography and film at this showcase of 13 artists who work in both mediums. Dana Forsberg’s photos and 12-minute video document life on an organic farm in Hawaii, while more conceptual photo and art pairings examine the phenomenon of modern development. Western expansion is seen through a train ride across the U.S. and the enduring challenges of womanhood are shown through high heels filled with jello.

Wine & Food with Erick Skokan

Submitted by Rachel Trujillo on Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:19pm

As part of the Wine and Foods with Local Chefs series, join chef Erick Skokan of Black Cat Farm Bistro as he prepares a decadent five-course meal paired neatly with BookCliff Vineyards wines. The menu includes country pork pate with a 2016 Viognier, mulefoot pork with a 2015 malbec, and chocolate dacquoise served with a port-style 2013 Souzao. Thu 6 p.m.


Get to Know Your Bicycle

Submitted by Beau Berkley on Wed, 01/18/2017 - 8:53am

You may know how to ride your two-wheeled steed, but this hands-on class will show you how to repair it. Knowledgeable bike technicians from Campus Cycles will take cyclists through the basics of bike repair, including how to fix a flat tire and how to lube the chain, plus they’ll explain the fundamental construction of different types of bicycles (attendees will bring in their own). Thu 6-8 p.m.

Kim Dickey, Artist Conversation

Submitted by SamanthaHarris on Tue, 01/17/2017 - 4:02pm

Celebrate legendary Colorado artist Kim Dickey’s solo exhibition (and the release of her catalogue), at this conversation with curator Nora Burnett Abrams. The exhibit showcases the intricate floral ceramics for which Dickey is best known (including her expansive Parterre sculpture comprised of 12,000 individually crafted ceramic flowers), plus work in other media ranging from textiles to photography. Thu 7 p.m.

Ouray Ice Festival

Submitted by Beau Berkley on Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:25pm

Calling all ice hounds: this festival is for you. Three days of competitive ice climbing, clinics, and gear from big-name brands including The North Face await at Ouray Ice Park. Two races, the Elite Mixed Climbing Competition and the Hari Berger Speed Climbing Competition, are sure to keep spectators and participants alike entertained. Thu 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Fri 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sat 8 a.m.-1 a.m., Sun 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.

John Paul White

Submitted by EmilyWilliams on Tue, 01/17/2017 - 4:18pm

Formerly a member of the Grammy-winning folk duo The Civil Wars, White is embarking on a tour to promote his recent album, Beulah

Gad Elmaleh: Oh My Gad

Submitted by AbbieMitchell on Tue, 01/17/2017 - 4:19pm

Lauded as the “Ben Stiller of France,” this international comedian, who speaks French, Moroccan, Arabic, Hebrew, and English, delights audiences all over the world with his stand-up routines. You might have seen him on the big screen in films such as Midnight in Paris and The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, but now’s your chance to see him in the flesh as he’s bringing his brand of physical-and-observational-style standup to the Centennial State on a month-long tour of the U.S.