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Michelangelo, da Vinci multi-media performance comes to Breckenridge (1)

August 1, 2014 — 

Mark Rodgers is breathing new life into the biographies and works of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. Rodgers is the creator and host of the original multi-media performance “Discover da …

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Make your own insect repellant for the High Country (2)

August 1, 2014 — 

Chilled glass of rose in hand, watching the sun drift slowly behind the jagged mountains of the Continental Divide, serenity overcomes you. You’ve found the perfect Rocky Mountain high, when …

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Social Summit: County’s first co-working space hosts sneak peek event (3)

August 1, 2014 — 

Three Summit businesswomen — Julia Landon, Wendy Basey and Amy Kemp — recently combined their talents to create the county’s first co-working space. They held a sneak-peek event on Wednesday, …

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High Country Birding: Flora, fauna abound at Lower Cataract Lake (4)

August 1, 2014 — 

Mid-summer in Summit County is nature’s time to shine: Wildflowers are in full bloom, fledglings are leaving their nests and northern migratory birds are passing through on their way south. …

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PardeePalooza music festival to honor Tony Seibert (5)

August 1, 2014 — 

Almost the entire crew of the progressive electronic rock group Eminence Ensemble share the same origin — growing up and attending middle and high school in Summit County. When the …

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Music Scene: Keystone’s Warren Station hosts Band of Heathens (6)

August 1, 2014 — 

Friday, Aug. 1 Warren Station hosts Band of Heathens The Band of Heathens kicks off the Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival at Warren Station Center for the Arts on Friday, …

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Final NRO concert features ‘Don Quixote’ and ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’ (7)

July 31, 2014 — 

Come celebrate with the National Repertory Orchestra and music director Carl Topilow as they present their season finale. It has been a wonderful summer filled with music in the mountains …

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Lake Dillon Theatre cabaret series continues with ‘Be the Hero!’ (8)

July 31, 2014 — 

The Lake Dillon Theatre Company continues its popular First Sundays Cabaret Series with “Be the Hero!” featuring LDTC award-winning producing artistic director Christopher Alleman. Alleman returns to the stage in …

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Brewers come through Breckenridge on 426-mile ride for Bicycle Colorado (9)

July 31, 2014 — 

Commencing at Avery Brewing Co. in Boulder and culminating at Ska Brewing Co. in Durango, the annual Tour De BoulDurango was a five-day, 426-mile road bike ride through some of …

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Students learn from pro actors at‘Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ workshop (10)

July 31, 2014 — 

The Lake Dillon Theatre Company presented “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” based on the tale by Mark Twain, on Saturday, July 19, at the Dillon Amphitheatre as part of its …

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More than 30 Colorado breweries at Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Fest (11)

July 31, 2014 — 

This weekend, more than 30 of Colorado’s microbreweries will descend upon Keystone for the 18th Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival, serving up the suds with a backdrop of live bluegrass …

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Dillon Farmers Market home to a host of ready-to-eat lunch options (12)

July 30, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series of articles highlighting some of the vendors at the Dillon Farmers Market. Whether you are browsing artisan wares, soaking up …

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Beethoven to Mahler with the NRO, guest conductor in Breckenridge (13)

July 30, 2014 — 

Ludwig van Beethoven was one of the most prolific composers ever to walk the earth, and along with symphonic great Gustav Mahler, audiences are in for treat with this powerful …

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Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival brings rain, revelry (14)

July 30, 2014 — 

A late storm dumped buckets of rain on the Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival on Saturday, July 26, but not before huge crowds lined up for beer samples from more than …

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Milanov is final candidate for conductor of Breckenridge orchestra (15)

July 29, 2014 — 

It has been an exciting summer for the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra, which so far has played under the talented hands of two guest conductors — Francesco Lecce-Chong and David …

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Book review: ‘Shadow of the Silk Road,’ by Colin Thubron (16)

July 29, 2014 — 

The love of traveling has always paired perfectly with the love of history; indeed, the two are inseparable, for experiencing the vibrant and bustling sites of the world goes hand …

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Share throwback photos to win trip to Breckenridge, Epic Passes (17)

July 29, 2014 — 

To celebrate “where it all began” and look ahead to the future of Breckenridge at Peak 8, the Best of Breckenridge team is kicking off a Throwback Breck photo campaign …

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King Arthur says ‘Play it again Spam’ to the Backstage Theatre (18)

July 26, 2014 — 

Join cast members from Monty Python’s “Spamalot” for an evening of live music and fun on Wednesday, July 30, at the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre. The multi-talented cast is led by …

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Danzmayr to lead BMF Orchestra as audiences help choose new conductor (19)

July 26, 2014 — 

It’s a logical choice, Austrian conductor David Danzmayr said, to include selections of Austrian music on the programs for his Thursday, July 31, and Saturday, Aug. 2, concerts with the …

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Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn perform in Breckenridge (20)

July 25, 2014 — 

On Sunday, July 27, Bela Fleck and his wife, Abigail Washburn, will bring their complementary picking styles to the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge for an intimate evening performance. From composing …

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