Aspen Institute http://kajx.org en New Website Features Aspen's "Modern" Architecture http://kajx.org/post/new-website-features-aspens-modern-architecture <p></p><p>The City of Aspen launched a <a href="http://www.aspenmod.com/">new website</a> this week highlighting “modern era” local architecture. The 73 properties featured on the site were built post World War Two, mainly between the 1940s and 1970s. Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:34:45 +0000 Marci Krivonen 14866 at http://kajx.org New Website Features Aspen's "Modern" Architecture New Art Exhibit Pays Tribute to Aspen Artist Herbert Bayer http://kajx.org/post/new-art-exhibit-pays-tribute-aspen-artist-herbert-bayer <p>A new art exhibit in Aspen features the work of one of Aspen’s most well-known artists: Herbert Bayer.&nbsp;Bayer designed the Aspen Institute’s 40-acre campus and worked on projects in town, including redesigning the exterior paint job on the Hotel Jerome.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The exhibit, at the </span>Doerr-Hosier<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Center’s </span>Resnick<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Gallery, features photography, paintings, tapestry, and a world atlas. David </span>Floria<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the exhibit’s curator.</span></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:43:28 +0000 Marci Krivonen 11891 at http://kajx.org New Art Exhibit Pays Tribute to Aspen Artist Herbert Bayer Hurst Lecture Series 2013 - Senator John McCain http://kajx.org/post/hurst-lecture-series-2013-senator-john-mccain <p>Senator John McCain (R-AZ) speaks with the Aspen Institute's Executive Vice President Elliot Gerson as part of the Hurst Lecture Series.</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F105611976" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:57:43 +0000 Marci Krivonen 6088 at http://kajx.org Search for Next "Startup Idol" at Brainstorm TECH http://kajx.org/post/search-next-startup-idol-brainstorm-tech <p>Entrepreneurs often have an easier time innovating than getting financial backing for their ideas. &nbsp;&nbsp;At the Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen this week, five startup companies got a shot at selling their innovations to tech execs and big investors. &nbsp;Think American Idol... startup style. For grand ideas that might have taken years to develop, they were given ... five minutes to convince the panel.</p><p></p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 23:25:14 +0000 Ellis Robinson 5001 at http://kajx.org Search for Next "Startup Idol" at Brainstorm TECH NSA Lead Attorney Defends Phone Surveillance http://kajx.org/post/nsa-lead-attorney-defends-phone-surveillance <p>Heavyweights in the security and intelligence world politely duked it out on stage yesterday. At the Aspen Institute’s annual security forum, the National Security Agency’s lead attorney defended a surveillance program. It one of those made public this summer by the now-famous former contractor Edward Snowden. On Thursday, longtime journalist and mediator Michael Isakoff got right to what has made it so controversial.</p><p></p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 06:49:42 +0000 Elise Thatcher 4717 at http://kajx.org