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Former Summit local Jessica York went from interviewing actors to being one (1)

September 20, 2014 — 

Colorado native Jessica York has come a long way from her first role as a journalist, reporting on what was happening around the family home as a kid. Her television …

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Breckenridge Film Festival closing night film ‘Una Vida,’ stars actress Aunjanue Ellis (2)

September 20, 2014 — 

“You have to read this.” That was the phrase repeated over and over that eventually got one book turned into an independent movie, and then a festival favorite. “Una Vida: …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: ‘Lady B’s First Winter’ headlines Children’s Program (3)

September 20, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of short reviews of films showing at the Breckenridge Film Festival. The Breckenridge Film Festival isn’t just for adults. A free program …

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Social Summit: Volunteers whoop it up at FDRD recognition celebration (4)

September 20, 2014 — 

Nearly 100 volunteers filled the Frisco Day Lodge on Thursday, Sept. 18, to celebrate their accomplishments with Friends of the Dillon Ranger District throughout the 2014 summer season. As community …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: Colorado films, filmmakers come to town (5)

September 20, 2014 — 

Films with Colorado themes and Colorado ties have risen to the top of the Breckenridge Film Festival selection pool to make up a broad subcategory of film within the 66 …

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Adult reading program brings Goodies for GrownUps to Summit (6)

September 19, 2014 — 

The Summit County Library is welcoming fall, and snowfall on the mountains, with its adult fall reading program, Goodies for GrownUps. This year’s events begin Monday, Sept. 22, with reading …

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Social Summit: Event raises thousands of dollars for Matt Lope (7)

September 19, 2014 — 

On Friday, Sept. 12, friends, coworkers and even complete strangers came together at the Dillon Amphitheater to raise thousands of dollars for town of Dillon employee and Dillon Farmers Market …

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Music Scene: Brian Hornbuckle Band in Keystone (8)

September 19, 2014 — 

Friday, Sept. 19 Brian Hornbuckle Band in Keystone The Snake River Saloon in Keystone will welcome the The Brian Hornbuckle Band on Friday, Sept. 19. The Brian Hornbuckle Band has …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: Tales of the environment (9)

September 19, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of short reviews of films showing at the Breckenridge Film Festival. Edward Abbey is lauded, rightly so, as the godfather of environmental …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: Fuqua Livery Stable becomes education site (10)

September 19, 2014 — 

As the Breckenridge Arts District undergoes renovation, the Breckenridge Film Festival is initiating a partnership with the center-of-town complex. The Fuqua Livery Stable will be home to the 2014 event’s …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: ‘Higher’ premier highlight of adventure films (11)

September 19, 2014 — 

With the winter adventure season quickly approaching, snow seekers are finding inspiration from films that share powder stashes and stories of shredding it, while travel-hungry viewers feed their wanderlust with …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: ‘What Cheer?’ takes unorthodox look at grief (12)

September 19, 2014 — 

Sometimes, grief comes quietly, somberly, sitting like a heavy weight on your shoulders, and sometimes it crashes down upon you, screaming in your ear and making it impossible to concentrate …

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Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant opens seventh location in Frisco (13)

September 17, 2014 — 

Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant will open its seventh location in The Basecamp, near Whole Foods on Lusher Court in Frisco, on Monday, Sept. 22. The company’s new spot will serve …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: Treats inspired by inspiring films (14)

September 17, 2014 — 

Film is a powerful medium that can make us laugh, make us cry, allow us to be lost in a moment, educate us, amuse us and inspire us. In a …

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Celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week in Summit (15)

September 17, 2014 — 

Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship each year during Banned Books Week, Sunday, Sept. 21, through Saturday, Sept. 27. Challenges do …

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Breckenridge Film Fest Opening Night features quirky romantic comedy (16)

September 16, 2014 — 

“What is love, anyway?” This question, posed by a character in the trailer, is central to the plot of “It’s Not You, It’s Me,” the film premiering on Opening Night …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: ‘Food Patriots’ revolutionizes the way we eat (17)

September 16, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of short reviews of films showing at the Breckenridge Film Festival. “Food Patriots” is a sincere, compelling and funny documentary about one …

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Book review: ‘Hollywood of the Rockies,’ by Michael J. Spencer (18)

September 13, 2014 — 

Hollywood is synonymous with American movies, both past and present. Now a big business that has a global market, the earliest days of moving-making were already thriving far away from …

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Colorado Grand charity drive brings sport and racecars to Dillon (19)

September 13, 2014 — 

The Lake Dillon Theatre Company and the town of Dillon hosted the 2014 Colorado Grand on Tuesday, Sept. 9, with entrants from around the world and several 1920s and ’30s …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: Pie documentary leads family-friendly comedy films (20)

September 13, 2014 — 

Hungry? If you aren’t now, you will be after watching the documentary “Pie Lady of Pie Town,” which will appear in a fun-filled, family-oriented afternoon session of the Breckenridge Film …

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