Hunter S. Thompson’s politics take center stage at The Temporary | Arts & Entertainment |

Despite his ashes being fired out of a cannon in Woody Creek 13 years ago, it seems like Hunter S. Thompson is everywhere these days. Over the summer, Thompson was the star of a fascinating exhibit at the Aspen Historical Society’s Wheeler-Stallard Museum that focused on the gonzo journalist’s failed 1970 campaign for sheriff of […]

Basalt’s favorite nightspot leads the way in a week to be heard | Arts & Entertainment |

The Temporary’s big nine-day run kicks off this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. with the return of the free BTalks series, which brings community members together to share stories centered on an inspiring idea. Thursday’s talk, titled “Travel With Purpose,” will feature Peace Corps veteran Katie Preston-Higbee, Peak3 Construction owner Bryant Ragan, photographer Summers Moore and […]

Two comedy shows bring the funny to the Roaring Fork Valley this week

Saturday’s performance, at 8 p.m. at The Temporary in Basalt, features Noah Gardenswartz, a prototypical comic and sitcom writer who took a more traditional route to fame than Bellassai, playing comedy clubs and honing a solid standup act. His clever, well-crafted routines, witty observations, personal stories and an approachable, everyman style have landed Gardenswartz on […]

Mountainfilm in Aspen celebrates 10th anniversary by spreading downvalley |

This year the festival is expanding “outside of the roundabout” and showing films at the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale and The Temporary in Basalt, said Gena Buhler, Wheeler Opera House general manager. It’s an acknowledgement that the Aspen community extends beyond the town’s boundaries, she said. Source: Mountainfilm in Aspen celebrates 10th anniversary by spreading […]