Stuff by Jeanne Souldern

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    Aspen Filmfest showcases our world's past and present

    Aspen Film presents the 43rd annual Aspen Filmfest from Sept. 27 through Oct. 3 at Aspen’s Wheeler Opera House and Isis Theatre, and the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale.

    The festival opens on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. with “Good Night Oppy” screening at the Wheeler Opera House. The film tells… read more →

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    Bison lead the way with “A Call to Rewild”

    In October 1871, U.S. Cavalry 1st Lt. George Smith Anderson, riding across the Kansas tallgrass prairie on his way to serve at Fort Lyon in Colorado, stopped to write a letter to his sweetheart, declaring, “I am safe in calling this a single herd [of bison], but itread more →

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    It’s time for dancing at Spring Creeks Ranch

    Dust off your cowboy hat and shine up your boots because the Spring Creeks Ranch Concert Series is bringing good times and good music to Carbondale on Aug. 26 and 27, on a picturesque plot of land that has been in the Gianinetti ranching family for 100 years.read more →

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    New VOICES executive director focuses on community through art

    There is no question that MinTze Wu is a mover and a shaker. In the 4.5 years she’s lived in Carbondale, Wu has become a familiar name on the Roaring Fork Valley arts scene. She has been a curator and performer in Carbondale Arts’ Garden Music Series, concertmaster of the… read more →

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    New mental health legislation aims to improve patient outcomes

    By Jeanne Souldern

    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Mental Health Colorado (MHC) President and CEO Dr. Vincent Atchity declared, “2022 may be the biggest year in Colorado history in terms of the significance for mental health legislation passed.”

    What began in March 2021, withread more →

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    Y La Bamba trae raíces latinas al TACAW

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Y La Bamba, liderada por la cantautora y guitarrista Luz Elena Mendoza, se presenta en The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) el 12 de agosto. La banda, con sede en Portland, Oregon, interpreta música indie-alternativa basada en raíces latinas tradicionales, con Mendoza, mexico-americana de primera generación,… read more →

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    Y La Bamba brings Latin roots to TACAW

    Y La Bamba, led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Luz Elena Mendoza, performs at The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) on Aug. 12. The Portland, Oregon-based band plays indie-alternative music grounded in traditional Latin roots, with Mendoza, a first-generation Mexican American, singing in Spanish and English.

    Since TACAW’s opening in September… read more →

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    Wild Barn brews ‘coffee with benefits’

    Jenny Verrochi’s primary goal when she created Wild Barn Coffee was “a healthy, clean and better-for-you energy drink that I call ‘coffee with benefits.’”

    Wild Barn Coffee is a canned, organic nitro cold brew black coffee derived from an old family recipe from her parents’ coffee roasting business, which started… read more →

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    Youth films on the big screen

    Think of it like summer camp, but without the mosquitos.

    At the beginning of August, Aspen Film and the Red Brick Center for the Arts, in collaboration with the Colorado Film School, are presenting two week-long summer filmmaking camps for teens.

    In its second year, the summer filmmaking camp falls… read more →

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    Park jumps into academic excellence role at RFSD

    This month, Stacey Park began her position as the Roaring Fork School District’s chief academic officer (CAO); a job that, when it came open, she “just jumped in.”

    Park said, “I read about the district’s focus on prioritizing students’ social-emotional well-being in service of academic learning, and that’s in line… read more →