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Why being single on V-Day is secretly awesome

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Cupid’s arrow just struck all 7.53 billion people on earth simultaneously – brace yourselves single people: Valentine's Day is upon us. If you’re currently consciously uncoupled, today might seem like the world is conspiring against you and your single status. Take a deep breath (or a “mindf...

Chainsmokers lit the stage on fire at X Games Aspen

Chainsmokers lit the stage on fire at X Games Aspen

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The 2019 Aspen Winter X Games concerts included one of the most popular EDM (electronic dance music) artists of today, The Chainsmokers, who lit up the stage with their music, an assortment of beaming lights, and streams of smoke. Their new album called Sick Boy was prominently featured at this show...

“Margaret Kilgallen: that’s where the beauty is” exhibit at the Aspen Art Museum

“Margaret Kilgallen: that’s where the beauty is” exhibit at the Aspen Art Museum

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

The Margaret Kilgallen exhibit currently at the Aspen Art Museum reminds people to appreciate the under-appreciated. Kilgallen’s unique style catches one's eye with her use of vivid colors, fascinating muses, and wild imagery, imitating American folk art. She accomplished this by painting unrecognized...

Theater Aspen educates kids of all ages on more than just acting

Theater Aspen educates kids of all ages on more than just acting

Davy Brown, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Newsies, the Broadway Musical, sponsored by the Aspen Times, is an enthralling story about newsboys going on strike in 1899 to gain fair treatment. Theater Aspen put on a performance of the Musical that included students from all over the valley: Aspen to New Castle. It was Theater Aspen’s larges...

A Quest to Find Poetry in Music

Sam Kahn, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

In an age when music is dominated by pop princesses and fame-driven rappers, I often find myself diving deeply into my musical archives to rediscover songs that are refreshingly complicated, meaningful, and full of poetry. I was first introduced to poetry through the lyrical ingenuity of some of my...

Aspen High’s Fall Play Production

Aspen High’s Fall Play Production

Alex Engelmann, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

The Fall Play Production has been a part of AHS tradition for years, and each year the show seems to be more magical than the last. Unfortunately, the play was postponed due to the failure to decide which production to put on. The performance was initially scheduled for the week after Thanksgiving and...

Aspen Students Rank top four in North America

Aspen Students Rank top four in North America

Davy Brown, Staff Writer

December 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

If you want to stay up to date with some up and coming, big time video games, Playerunknown's Battleground Mobile is the place to start! The teens of AHS have recently become obsessed with a new mobile game called Playerunknown's Battleground (Pubg Mobile for short). It first appeared as an online gam...

Locals are going nuts over the Nutcracker ballet

Locals are going nuts over the Nutcracker ballet

Alex Engelmann, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

   An Aspen holiday classic, The Nutcracker ballet, is a tradition that locals look forward to every year. Originally written in 1816 by E.T.A Hoffman and adapted by Alexandre Dumas Père, the original production dates all the way back to the 1890s, although it didn’t become a Christmas classic ...

Bad Ideas have never seemed so good

Bad Ideas have never seemed so good

Aja Schiller, Website Manager

December 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Tessa Violet is a 28-year-old Indie-pop singer who has been hyping up her new song, “Bad Ideas”, for the past year and finally released the song on November 30. The release of the song was accompanied by a music video of Violet dancing in different settings, such as her couch or in a forest, weari...

Free Solo, a harrowing adventure

Free Solo, a harrowing adventure

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Free Solo is a beautiful, inspiring, and nerve-racking experience that frames a spectacular film by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, who is also known for another climbing movie Meru. The audience was intrigued with the mix of characters, emotion, and cinematography that is well-balanced. The m...

“Dior: From Paris to the World” Denver Art Museum Exhibit

“Dior: From Paris to the World” Denver Art Museum Exhibit

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

“Dior: From Paris to the World” is scribbled across the top of the entrance to the exhibit as people crowd inside. The entrance is shaded with a French building facade, hiding all the fashion house’s secrets within. Tickets for the exhibit were sold out for six weeks prior. The exhibit consists...

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” nails 2000 teen flick remake

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” nails 2000 teen flick remake

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Pop star sensation Ariana Grande just released her highly anticipated music video for her single “thank u, next”. The video pays homage to several different rom-com movies of the 2000s and the lyrics are about teenagers and their mistakes they make while being in love. Grande imitates many different ...