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Arts and entertainment briefs from Breckenridge, Frisco and beyond (2)

February 1, 2015 — 

Mark Schlaefer brings his delta blues to the Blue River Bistro on Monday, Feb. 2, and Wednesday, Feb. 4. Schlaefer writes personal acoustic blues about his life in the Colorado …

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Book review: ‘Storm and Sorrow in the High Pamirs,’ by Bob Craig (3)

February 1, 2015 — 

As the Summit County community is adjusting to a world without longtime local and Keystone Center founder Bob Craig, it is perhaps a good time to revisit “Storm and Sorrow …

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Michael Franti headlines music at 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships (4)

January 31, 2015 — 

As the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships descend on our tiny mountain town for the next two weeks, we’re all wondering how bad the parking will be, if Lindsey …

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Tommy Chong talks Chong Star: An interview with the original stoner (5)

January 31, 2015 — 

Tommy Chong is nothing short of an ageless stoner. Sure, over the past decade or so Chong has battled graying hair and prostate cancer, reunited with Cheech Marin after years …

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SIA Snow Show in Denver looks to 2015-16, on-snow at Copper next week (6)

January 31, 2015 — 

The future is now for the ski and snowboard industry at the Denver Convention Center this week. SnowSports Industries America (SIA), the member-owned winter-sports trade association, is hosting its annual …

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Meet Your Forest: Keep backcountry travel safe, enjoyable for you and others (7)

January 31, 2015 — 

Winter is the season for fun and adventure in Summit County and the surrounding Colorado mountains — skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. While planning your outings, keep safety in mind for …

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Arts and entertainment briefs from Breckenridge, Silverthorne and beyond (8)

January 31, 2015 — 

The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge brings Stoney Live to the stage on Saturday, Jan. 31. From Stillwater, Oklahoma, Justin Stone rocks red-dirt music like no other. Covering everything from country …

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Folk-rocker Martin Sexton coming to Breckenridge to support new album (9)

January 30, 2015 — 

Breckenridge Creative Arts welcomes folk-rocker Martin Sexton and his Mix Tape Tour to the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge on Thursday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. Haunting and masterful, Sexton is …

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Social Summit: Work and play at Breckenridge Ski Resort (10)

January 30, 2015 — 

Overcast skies on Friday, Jan. 30, were a good omen for skiers and riders at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Flakes started falling lazily from the heavens at the tops of Peak …

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Breckenridge celebrates 25 years of international snow sculpture championships (11)

January 30, 2015 — 

Each year for the past 25 years, the Riverwalk Center parking lot in Breckenridge has been transformed. Blocks of snow weighing 20 tons and standing 12 feet tall appear in …

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On the Hill: ZGriff hangs with the squirrel master and butters up Breckenridge (12)

January 30, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: ZGriff communicates with some local wildlife and butters up onlookers at Breckenridge …

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Breckenridge Creative Arts presents Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group (13)

January 30, 2015 — 

Breckenridge Creative Arts will present Americana music icon and multi-Grammy Award winner Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group on Sunday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Riverwalk Center in …

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Teams chip away at Day 3 of International Snow Sculpture Championships (14)

January 30, 2015 — 

The sun was beginning to set over Breckenridge, but the overhead spotlights hadn’t yet been turned on as teams scrambled across scaffolding and chiseled at 20-ton blocks of snow on …

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Met Opera: Offenbach’s ‘Tales of Hoffman’ broadcast in Breckenridge (15)

January 30, 2015 — 

Jacques Offenbach’s opera “The Tales of Hoffmann” will be the Metropolitan Opera HD broadcast transmitted at Breckenridge Colorado Mountain College on Saturday, Jan. 31, beginning at 11 a.m. Those who …

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Breckenridge Creative Arts ignites inaugural Fire Arts Festival (16)

January 30, 2015 — 

Starting Saturday, Jan. 31, Breckenridge Creative Arts will host the inaugural Fire Arts Festival, produced to celebrate and complement the 25th year of the Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships in …

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Music Scene: Barkley welcomes James and The Devil to Frisco (17)

January 29, 2015 — 

Friday, Jan. 30 James and The Devil will return to The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco to perform their unique brand of Rocky Mountain fiddle rock on Friday, Jan. 30. While …

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Social Summit: Business leaders attend Summit Chamber mixer in Frisco (18)

January 29, 2015 — 

It might have seemed like just a party, with a DJ spinning tunes, the debut of Oskar Blues Pinner IPA beer and a dessert wine pairing with Bun in the …

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On the Hill: Early morning burn down Peak 10 at Breckenridge Ski Resort (19)

January 29, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: ZGriff takes an early morning burn off Peak 10 at Breckenridge Ski …

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Bread + Salt restaurant in Frisco remodels, adds lunch menu (20)

January 29, 2015 — 

Last summer, chef Michal Ulehla and his wife, Joyce De La Torre, opened Bread + Salt in Frisco. Situated on Main Street, kitty-corner from the couple’s flagship Italian eatery, Bagalis, …

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