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Aspen Peak - 2017 - Issue 1 - Summer

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CULTURE CAPITAL! AS WORLD-CLASS CHEFS, ARTISTS, AND BANDS ALL COME TO TOWN, HERE ARE ASPEN'S FIVE CAN'T-MISS EVENTS FOR SUMMER. BY MURAT OZTASKIN CAN'T-MISS #1: GASTRO-HUB Always the official kickoff to Aspen's summer season, the annual Food & Wine Classic celebrates its 35th year in town with more than 80 seminars, talks, and tastings featuring culinary all-stars from all over the country, including Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer (Boston and New York), Chris Cosentino (San Francisco), and Stephanie Izard (Chicago), as well as first-time participants Ludo Lefebvre (LA) and Jonathan Sawyer (Cleveland). Special programs for this year include a brunch at the Hotel Jerome, panel discussions at the Wheeler Opera House, and a custom ice cream flavor from Brooklyn's Ample Hills Creamery. Time to start fasting… June 16–18; food aspen-classic/classic-main CAN'T-MISS #2: LATIN HEAT Fernando Allende takes multi-hyphenate to another level. The Mexican recording artist, movie star, and telenovela mainstay, who lived in Aspen for 18 years, has also expressed his talents as a painter, which are on view this summer with an encore exhibition at Gallery 1949 (July 11–31, 402 S. Hunter St., 970-710-7138; PHOTOGRAPHY BY OLIVIA BREEN (POLO PLAYER); © 2016, MARC FIORITO/GAMMA NINE PHOTOGRAPHY/FOOD & WINE (FOOD & WINE CLASSIC); MARI ALLENDE (THE SKULL); RED MOUNTAIN PRODUCTIONS (ART ASPEN) clockwise from top left: Keith Urban headlines JAS's Labor Day Experience; the Food & Wine Classic opening reception; bites at the grand tasting; Casterline Goodman Gallery displayed work by Retna at Art Aspen 2016; The Skull (2017) by Fernando Allende, at Gallery 1949; Chukkers, Champagne & Caviar. SCENE EVERYBODY 'S TALKIN G ABOU T... ASPENPEAK-MAGAZINE.COM 61

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