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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 ...

Top 10 New TV Shows to Watch This Fall

Top 10 New TV Shows to Watch This Fall

Alex Engelmann, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

   It’s finally autumn and the cold weather is here. The leaves are changing, the days growing shorter and the air is getting colder. This means it’s time to curl up with a blanket and some hot cocoa and binge-watch your favorite TV shows. Below is a list of the top 10 new TV shows to watch th...

5 Healing Stones Every Student Needs to Get Through High School

5 Healing Stones Every Student Needs to Get Through High School

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

For thousands of years, people have used alternative medicine to cure the body, mind, and spirit. Healing stones are one of the most popular forms of alternative medicine and have recently become a huge trend. Healing crystals work by connecting to Chakras: the seven energy centers of the body, including...

Natasha Elise: Making Her Career Happen

Natasha Elise: Making Her Career Happen

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

With only a year of being seriously involved in her music career, 17-year-old singer-songwriter Natasha Elise who lives part-time in Aspen, has already released four songs. Elise considers Aspen her second home and spends time here several weeks out of the year. Elise was eight years old when she discovere...

Michael Myers never retires, he’s back!

Michael Myers never retires, he’s back!

Davy Brown, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The anticipation for Halloween night was especially spooky with the release of the Horror/Thriller Halloween movie. Halloween the movie was suspenseful and horrifying, capturing the spookiness of Halloween’s darkness. It mesmerized the audience with its plot that follows the storyline of the previ...

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

Aja Schiller, Website Manager

November 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The movie Bohemian Rhapsody has managed to encapsulate the downward spiral of Freddie Mercury while offering an introspective look on an iconic band’s destructive social dynamics. The film digs into what brought Queen to the top of the charts and portrays details on what made every band member tick....

Jojo Siwa: High Ponies and Wholesomeness

Jojo Siwa: High Ponies and Wholesomeness

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

Jojo Siwa, most commonly known for her two seasons on the television show Dance Moms, is now worth $8 million for selling hair bows. She is 15. Although Jojo Siwa's time on Dance Moms was short, she became known for her unique, youthful wardrobe and the huge hair bows she wore every day. After leaving...

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: a beautiful disaster

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: a beautiful disaster

Kristen Spang, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

With its dazzling scenery and mystical characters, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is a must-see for kids and parents. The film, directed by Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston, takes on a unique perspective of the traditional ballet and incorporates an imaginative outlook on the characters. Mac...

Five Unique Thanksgiving Recipes From Betty Crocker

Five Unique Thanksgiving Recipes From Betty Crocker

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

For many, Thanksgiving is all about traditions--eating too much, watching football, and trying to avoid clothing that is too tight. People spend time with their loved ones and eat delicious food that will leave leftovers for a week longer. Even if there is no family around on this special day, use these ...

Top Halloween Activities in the Roaring Fork Valley

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The days have a fall crispness to them, the leaves are changing, and front porches are flickering with jack-o-lanterns at night. During this spooky season, the Aspen community comes alive with several festive activities for all ages. They consist of cemetery tours, pumpkin carving, parties, and wicked fu...