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How fashion shapes our identity

How fashion shapes our identity

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Fashion shapes identity in a multitude of different ways; from the colors we pick, to the stores we frequent, who we are is ingrained in our style. Anything we wear, from hair dye to tattoos, is apart of our style. Our individual personalities influence whether we want to dye our hair or get a new pi...

REVIEW: Billie Eilish’s debut album highlights creativity

REVIEW: Billie Eilish’s debut album highlights creativity

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

At only 17, it’s hard to imagine with all her success that Billie Eilish has only just this year released her first studio album, titled “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?”. Billie Eilish has broken the typical Top-40 revolving door of the same four chords being thrown into every pop son...

Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave Exhibit at the AAM

Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave Exhibit at the AAM

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

The Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave art exhibit at the Aspen Art Museum (AAM) conveys the themes of confusion and disarray though intriguing sculptures and a unique layout. Rico uses mediums such as ceramics and taxidermy to set his work apart and create an exhibit unlike any other. Ric...

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...