February 9, 2023
In Temporary: Bridgework on Thursday in Snowmass Canyon; Aspen Phrases declares winter lineup

Bridgework on Thursday in Snowmass Canyon

CDOT introduced Wednesday that crews will restore a bridge joint on Colorado Freeway 82 in Snowmass Canyon on Thursday, Nov. 17.

Officers stated the work would require a lane closure for westbound visitors, and motorists ought to anticipate delays by way of the world throughout 7 a.m. to three p.m.

A broken bridge joint at Mile Level 29 on CO 82 wants restore and has broken snowplows, in line with CDOT, and so they hope to have the ability to full work in sooner or later, however that can depend upon the extent of the injury to the bridge joint. Journey impacts throughout bridge joint work shall be posted to COtrip.org and CDOT’s free COtrip planner smartphone app. Work is weather-dependent.



Visitors impacts will embody:

  • Lane closure for westbound visitors on CO 82 from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Lowered velocity restrict to permit crews to securely conduct repairs. CDOT asks that motorists drive fastidiously by way of work zones and look ahead to staff on the roadway.
  • Officers stated motorists ought to plan extra journey time and anticipate delays when touring by way of the work zone.

Aspen Phrases declares Winter Phrases lineup and kickoff occasion

Aspen Phrases has introduced its Winter Phrases lineup and can host a kick-off occasion from 5 to 7 p.m., Dec. 1 on the Purple Brick Heart for the Arts in Aspen.



The twenty sixth Winter Phrases sequence consists of 5 occasions that includes award-winning literary expertise. Between real-life tales of grifters and crooks, new fiction about slavery and local weather change, and an exploration of the impression of trauma on the human physique, this season goals to encourage, delight, and broaden readers’ views, in line with Aspen Phrases.

The lineup:

  • Award-winning employees author at The New Yorker Patrick Radden Keefe, (“Rogues: True Tales of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks”) Monday, Jan. 9, on the Paepcke Auditorium (6 p.m.)
  • New York Instances best-selling writer Bessel van der Kolk (“The Physique Retains the Rating”), Monday, Jan. 23, on the Paepcke Auditorium (6 p.m.) 
  • Poet, educator, writer and Newbery Honor-winner Kwame Alexander (“The Door of No Return”) 
    Wednesday, Feb. 15, at TACAW (6 p.m.)
  • New York Instances best-selling writer, Imbolo Mbue (“How Lovely We Had been”)
    Tuesday, March 7 on the Paepcke Auditorium (6 p.m.)
  • Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks (“Horse”)
    Tuesday, March 21 on the Paepcke Auditorium (6 p.m.)

You should purchase tickets, passes, and books on the kick-off occasion, together with refreshments and an opportunity to take part within the Purple Brick Resident Artists Artwork Opening on the identical time. The Purple Brick Heart for the Arts shall be unveiling a gallery that includes resident artists and serving festive drinks and lightweight bites. 

Discover Booksellers shall be onsite promoting Winter Phrases writer’s books, and Aspen Showtix shall be accessible to help with ticket purchases and season cross gross sales. Tickets and season passes go on sale Dec. 1 at aspenshowtix.com.

CMC play runs Nov. 18 to Dec. 4

Sopris Theatre Firm at Colorado Mountain Faculty is providing up “The One-Act Play That Goes Flawed” by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields for its subsequent manufacturing from Nov. 18 to Dec. 4 reside at CMC Spring Valley. 

From the British theatrical firm Mischief, this play inside a play options the opening evening of the Cornley College Drama Society’s latest manufacturing, “The Homicide at Haversham Manor,” the place issues are shortly going from dangerous to completely disastrous. This Twenties whodunit has every thing you by no means needed in a present, in line with CMC: an unconscious main woman, a corpse that may’t play useless, and actors who journey over every thing, together with their traces. Half Monty Python, half Sherlock Holmes, this Olivier Award-winning comedy follows these accident-prone thespians as they battle in opposition to all odds to make it by way of to their ultimate curtain name.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors, college students, and CMC school and employees. Full-time CMC Spring Valley college students are admitted at no cost as a part of their student-activities charges. To buy season or particular person tickets, go to coloradomtn.edu/theatre, click on on “Present Productions,” and click on on “The One-Act Play That Goes Flawed Tickets”; name 970-947-8177; or contact [email protected].  

Sopris Lodge names director of gross sales, advertising

Sopris Lodge at Carbondale, the most recent retirement group within the Roaring Fork Valley for seniors aged 55-plus, declares that Marie Herr has been named director of gross sales and advertising.

As Sopris Lodge’s official group liaison, Herr will work to domesticate relationships with native companies and charitable and governmental organizations, community with group teams, oversee and take part in occasions, and conduct excursions to introduce potential residents and their households to Sopris Lodge’s elevated senior life-style. 

Marie Herr
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Herr has been a resident of the Roaring Fork Valley for over 30 years. She holds bachelor’s levels in artwork historical past and English and labored in retail gross sales for 22 years in Aspen.

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