UPDATE, July 29

UPDATE, June 29

Need to Know Now!   

Today's 12:00-1:00pm session, "How I Learned about Capitalism from J.S. Bach and a Penniless Swami," with President of the American Enterprise Institute and bestselling author Arthur C. Brooks, has moved from Paepcke Auditorium to the McNulty Room in the Doerr-Hosier Center.

Take Note

The 12:00-1:00pm Luncheon Roundtable, "Exploration as Conservation in the Grand Canyon," featuring award-winning photographer, writer, and filmmaker Pete McBride, has been moved from the Ideas Pavilion to the Marble Garden Tent.

And today's 3:00-4:00pm session, "Antigone Redux," has moved from the Ideas Pavilion to the Marble Garden Tent. Additionally, Zoë Baird, president and CEO of the Markle Foundation, will join this exclusive preview conversation, with performance excerpts, of a new production of Sophocles' Antigone by acclaimed director Gregory Mosher that will debut in the townships of South Africa and the slums of Nairobi.

This Afternoon

Be part of the studio audience for a live airing of American Public Media's "Marketplace" show at the Belly Up, 2:45-4:00pm today. Get a taste of Marketplace's irreverent and insightful coverage of the money, business, and economic news that influence your life. And stay for a Q&A after the live show. Doors will open at 2:30, and the show will begin at 2:45. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to the live nature of the show. So show up early!

Don't Miss!

Check out Toyota's i-ROAD urban electric vehicle as it whizzes around campus today from 8:45-9:45am.

And stop by the Ideas Pavilion this morning, and every morning through Thursday, to watch a live Sirius XM radio show.

Once again, from 12:00-5:00pm at the Ideas Pavilion and from 6:00-9:00pm at the Gondola Plaza, artist JR's Inside Out Photobooth truck will make a portrait of each participant and print it as a 3' x4' poster to be immediately pasted on the grounds of the Gondola Plaza. All the posters and faces pasted up together become the single image, creating a collective project where EVERYONE becomes the art that will symbolize a simple idea: "Connecting Our Humanity."

Want to get in the i-ROAD driver's seat? Sign up with Toyota concierges at the north and south sides of campus.

Go offshore for a journey to the depths of the Gulf of Mexico on a virtual reality tour in Shell's Deepwater Lounge located in the Doerr-Hosier Center's Murdock Lounge.

Learn more about the importance of long-term care planning and try on the R70i Aging Suit in Genworth's exhibit space, located in the Stranahan Seminar Room of the Koch Building.

Be on the lookout for Allstate's "Good Starts Young" Film Series before select sessions throughout the Festival. Come see the amazing things young people are doing, and offer your advice and expertise.

And bike around Aspen with a We-Cycle bike, compliments of The Walton Family Foundation. Activate your pass at the station by the Ideas Pavilion and around campus.


JUNE 29, 4:10 TO 5:00 PM

Come to the Bookstore and Café, brought to you by Explore Booksellers.

Walter Isaacson, Charles Blow, Karen Armstrong, and Daniel Lubetzkywill be available to sign their latest books, The Innovators, Fire Shut Up in My Bones, Fields of Blood, and Do the KIND Thing.

And be sure to stop by the Bookstore for answers to the brain teasers posted around campus.