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Breckenridge artist displays batik work at local festival (1)

August 30, 2014 — 

A Breckenridge art show stalwart is back for this Labor Day weekend’s event — the 39th annual Gathering at the Great Divide Mountain Art Festival. Beth Erlund ran the Evergreen …

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High Country Birding: Calliope hummingbird is smallest in North American (2)

August 30, 2014 — 

The largest North American bird, the California condor, isn’t found in Colorado, let alone Summit County. We do have bald eagles and golden eagles, but next to a condor, our …

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Glamping: The art of glamorous camping from swanky tents to solar power (3)

August 29, 2014 — 

If you live in Summit County, your love for the outdoors is a given. You’ve probably bagged more 14ers than you can count, wrestled a black bear and survived a …

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Music Scene: Two Dudes uplift spirits at MotherLoaded in Breckenridge (4)

August 29, 2014 — 

Friday, Aug. 29 Drew & Brett, aka Two Dudes, come to The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge on Friday, Aug. 29. Drew & Brett incorporate rock, blues, country and hip-hop music …

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Breckenridge art fest features Oberkirsch husband and wife team (5)

August 29, 2014 — 

Jean and Mark Oberkirsch, a St. Louis, Missouri, husband-and-wife metal-arts team, are again presenting works at the 39th annual Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival in Breckenridge this Labor …

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Art on a Whim in Breckenridge hosts artist Cynthia Duff for Labor Day (6)

August 29, 2014 — 

Cynthia Duff’s sculpted wooden canvases embody the contemporary side of Colorado. Each piece undulates with a perfect combination of form, color and composition. Hailing from Grand Junction, the artist’s work …

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Author, historian Sandra Mather signs children’s book at Frisco museum (7)

August 29, 2014 — 

“Historic Footprints: A Picture Book for Young Readers,” by part-time Summit County resident and historian Sandra Mather, was born from a conversation between the author and KrisAnn Knish, then assistant …

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Kenny Loggins, Wynonna Judd headline Copper Country (8)

August 28, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: Pick up a copy of the Sunday, Aug. 31, edition of the Summit Daily News to read more about Wynonna Judd and Copper Country. Despite Grammy, Emmy, Golden …

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Greco’s Pastaria brings pizza, pasta to Main Street Frisco (9)

August 27, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This article is part of a series about new restaurants around Summit County. If you have a newly opened restaurant in the county, contact arts and entertainment editor …

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AC Golden releases Colorado Native IPL in Breckenridge, Summit County (10)

August 27, 2014 — 

India Pale Ale, more commonly called IPA, has a become hugely popular style for craft brewers around the country, each trying to push the boundaries of bitterness and many ending …

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Fair Vs. Gallery: Many find art show more casual, less intimidating (11)

August 27, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is one of two columns comparing and contrasting the experiences of buying art at a gallery versus buying it from an art fair. For every art festival …

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Fair vs. Gallery: Art galleries offer year-round cultural destination (12)

August 27, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This column is one of two comparing and contrasting the experiences of buying art at a gallery versus buying it from an art fair. Let us present two …

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Breckenridge Backstage Theatre brings ‘Shrek’ to Riverwalk Center (13)

August 27, 2014 — 

The Breckenridge Backstage Theatre presents “Shrek the Musical” in a two-weekend run, opening Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge. The show is a song- and dance-filled stage …

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South Park artist, author Linda Nagy receives top book awards (14)

August 26, 2014 — 

On Saturday, Aug. 23, the Colorado Independent Publishers Association held its 20th annual CIPA EVVY awards banquet and ceremony. From 278 books submitted, awards were presented in several categories based …

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For new Breckenridge community center, contractors reduce, reuse, recycle (15)

August 23, 2014 — 

Note: This is the second of two articles about the environmental initiatives incorporated into the Breckenridge Grand Vacations Community Center and Summit County South Branch Library renovation project. Read the …

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Social Summit: National Repertory Orchestra paddles Dillon Reservoir (16)

August 23, 2014 — 

After a very successful event last year, the Frisco Bay Marina and the Frisco Rowing Center again hosted musicians from the National Repertory Orchestra for a day on the water …

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A&E briefs: Interactive history with Summit Historical Society tours (17)

August 23, 2014 — 

Interactive history with Summit Historical Society tours The Summit Historical Society will present a Geology of Lake Dillon Hike on Monday, Aug. 25, at 10 a.m. Sandie Mather and her …

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Book review: ‘The Explorer Gene,’ by Tom Cheshire (18)

August 23, 2014 — 

The desire to win and to achieve greatness are universal human traits, and success comes to people in different measures. Some, of course, actively seek adventure, while there are those …

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Pat Green plays inaugural Mountain Town Music Festival in Keystone (19)

August 22, 2014 — 

Whereas 10 years ago Pat Green might have been sleeping off a late night at 8 a.m. on a Wednesday, these days you’re more likely to find him making pancakes …

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Through the jail cell (20)

August 22, 2014 — 

Jailbirds perched on the top floor at Dillon Dam Brewery on Wednesday, Aug. 20, to help raise money for a worthy cause. The Muscluar Dystrophy Association (MDA), along with the …

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