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The Best Halloween Costumes For 2017

The Best Halloween Costumes For 2017

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Overall the total for money spent in America for costumes is over $3.1 billion dollars!  Halloween is a huge holiday in America. Last year party city’s most popular costumes were Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Harley Quinn, and Wonder Woman. I’m here to give some ideas to make this year’s Hal...

The Lack of an Orchestra in ASD

The Lack of an Orchestra in ASD

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Orchestra is not an option at Aspen School District, yet offering an orchestra to students would be beneficial toward the kids. Students can learn a variety of techniques and skills not taught in band, such as playing with a bow, and playing more classical music pieces. Orchestra is different from ban...

Street Art: Art or a Crime?

Street Art: Art or a Crime?

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The punishment in Colorado for $400 worth of damage from graffiti is up to a year in prison or a $10,000 fine. There has always been a debate on what is art and what is not. A common topic for discussion is street art. While many people see street art as vandalism, others see it as a form of creative...

5 Point Festival; Telling Stories that Inspire

5 Point Festival; Telling Stories that Inspire

Chloe Brettmann, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Respect, commitment, humility, purpose, and balance are the five points that the annual 5Point Film Festival revolve around. It takes place in Carbondale each spring during a four day long program. It all began in 2007, when Julie Kennedy wanted to start an adventure film festival. “5Point Film is ...

The Roaring Fork Young Curators Exhibition

The Roaring Fork Young Curators Exhibition

Chelsea Moore, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

At the Roaring Fork Young Curators Exhibition, hosted by the Aspen Art Museum, you might have expected to see the stereotypical children’s art: bright colors, squiggly designs or sunset watercolors. Alternatively, these pieces were dark, mysterious, and invoked deep thought. The air was still full...

Brace for Impact

Brace for Impact

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Based on the novel “Highest Duty”, written by pilot Chesley Sullenberger, the new film “Sully” follows what happened when the first ever-commercial airliner with 155 people aboard successfully landed on water. The movie was released on Sept. 9. While the public widely considered Sullenbe...

Put Down the Remote

Put Down the Remote

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

While students stay busy at school writing essays, taking notes on lectures, and studying for tests, it’s likely that at least some of their time at home is spent binge watching Netflix. It seems like we all have that one TV show that gets rewound at the end of the day, but researchers have found that...

A Few Reasons Why to Watch 13 Reasons Why

A Few Reasons Why to Watch 13 Reasons Why

Madison Thomsen, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

13 Reasons Why is being talked about everywhere. The 13 episode Netflix show that came out March 31 is gaining popularity fast, and I can see why. The show deals with some tough subjects while keeping you interested after every episode. The basic premise of the show is that a girl, Hannah Baker, has just...

“The Get Down Part 2” Review

Zoe Cramer, Junior Editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Netflix has become the center of pretty much all of society. For a few bucks a month, the world of television and cinema is at your fingertips. Over the past few years, however, the company has expanded and become notorious for creating their own original series and movies.    In August of 2016, N...

Beauty and the Beast Revival

Beauty and the Beast Revival

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

   The classic Disney story of a small town girl who loves to read recently got a remake that includes Disney’s first openly gay character and new feminist ideas. In the new “Beauty and the Beast”, Disney portrayed Gaston’s sidekick, LeFou, as gay and announced him as their first openly gay c...

More Kahan Please

More Kahan Please

Jordana Rothberg, News Editor

March 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

The crowd slowly built on and around the main floor. The blue lights from the stage reflected off of the casually growing audience: a stage assistant worked on testing all the instruments and microphones. Everyone giggled and prepared to hear “Milky Chance”, the band who had sold out the venue week...

ASFB New Repertoire

Zoe Cramer, Junior Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

ASPEN-- Saturday, Feb. 18, local contemporary dance company, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, performed a series of three pieces- Sleepless by Jiří Kylián, Eudaemonia by Cherice Barton, and Little Mortal Jump by Alejandro Cerrudo. Two of which, have been performed previously by other companies as well as AS...