Carbondale Arts

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    Carbondale Arts' zine project: Ingenuity and innovation

    By Marlo Bowman

    Sopris Sun Youth Correspondent

    Art and creative expression programs have always been somewhat limited to students in the Roaring Fork Valley. Both inside and outside of school, the focus is often more on the importance of mathematics and science compared to art and writing.… read more →

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    Día de los Muertos en Carbondale

    Más de cien personas asistieron a las festividades de Día de los Muertos de Carbondale el 5 de noviembre. La tarde empezó con una dedicación de mural aficionado por FirstBank. Después, una procesión guiada por Baile Folklórico de Aspen Santa Fe Ballet caminó hasta la calle principal donde hubieron varias performancias.… read more →

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    Convergent Circus: an eclectic delight

    Photos and text by Sue Rollyson

    The Convergent Circus was an eclectic experience of visual performances, art, poetry, music, sound, light and spiritual connection through the four elements. It even included a bit of time travel! You entered through a door that immediately became a portal to

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  • Locations: Español Published

    El circo viene a la ciudad

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Es posible que la gente recuerde con cariño la caminata “Light the Night with Love HeART” de Carbondale Arts, una celebración comunitaria que tuvo lugar en febrero. De manera similar, pero totalmente diferente, Carbondale Arts se ha asociado con la compañía de entretenimientoread more →

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    Youth project makes zine-scene

    According to Wikipedia, a zine (pronounced ZEEN) is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via a copy machine.

    Carbondale Arts (CA) Education Director Michael Stout hopes the Creative Apprentice Program: Zine Project, being offered to students ages 14 toread more →

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    The circus comes to town

    Folks may fondly remember Carbondale Art’s Light the Night with Love HeART Walk, a community celebration that took place in February. In a similar vein, yet wholly different, Carbondale Arts is partnering with entertainment company Art of Air to bring to life another “immersive experience,” this time with circus performers… read more →

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    Kizuna Dance residency becomes a reality

    By Myki Jones

    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Last week, Carbondale’s Dance Initiative hosted Kizuna Dance through their artist-in-residence program. Collaboration between Carbondale Arts and Dance Initiative supported this residency and the performance of “Fallen Words”, which went swimmingly.

    Dance Initiative is a collaborativeread more →

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    All's Fair

    Exemplary of the joyous and supportive vibe that predominated the 50th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair, limbo co-winner Ben Armstrong (who ended up in crutches) is hoisted into the air by co-winner David Vasquez. 

    Contest winners

    Limbo

    Ben Armstrong and David Vasquez

    2. Anna Jasmine

    3.…

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    It's all of us – 50 years of fair

    Amy Kimberly, Carbondale Arts (CA) executive director and Mountain Fair director, shared that the first-ever gallery exhibition of the history of Mountain Fair, currently on display in The Launchpad’s R2 Gallery, “has been years in the planning.”

    Kimberly explained many of the items in the exhibitionread more →

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    Volunteering: the heart of Carbondale

    Some places just have it: an uplifting vibe of possibility and inclusion, an air of magic eliciting wonder. That magic is us, we the people of this funky little mountain town. Unlike big cities, here in Carbondale, no matter who you are — renowned or reclusive, rich orread more →