Recent Stories in Arts

Book review: ‘Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World,’ by Joan Druett (1)

July 4, 2015 — 

Nothing makes for better reading than an adventure on the high seas. Throw in a good old shipwreck, and the story ramps up quickly. The icing on the cake, of …

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Science of Food: How to build an unstoppable immune system (2)

July 2, 2015 — 

We all have an immune system, a collection of biological processes in the body that protects us and fights against various diseases. It steps up when bad bacteria, viruses or …

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Simple snacks to keep you energized on hikes and overnights this summer (3)

July 2, 2015 — 

Long gone are the days of Good Old Raisins and Peanuts, or “GORP” — the name generations of hikers have known as the traditional — on-the-trail snack. Trail mix is …

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32nd annual Breckenridge July Art Festival comes to Main Street Station (4)

July 1, 2015 — 

The 32nd annual Breckenridge July Art Festival returns to town Friday, July 3, through Sunday, July 5, with 100 artists displaying their work in a wide range of mediums in …

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Breckenridge Creative Arts adds new Street Arts Festival to Fourth of July lineup (5)

July 1, 2015 — 

Breckenridge Creative Arts will introduce its inaugural Street Arts Festival to the lineup of Fourth of July weekend activities in Breckenridge, transforming downtown sidewalks, streets and plazas into giant concrete …

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Book review: ‘Fire Season: Field Notes From a Wilderness Lookout,’ by Philip Connors (6)

June 27, 2015 — 

There is no greater moment of dread for those living in the arid West than that instant when a thin tendril of smoke is spotted on the hillside. Fire can …

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High Altitude Birding: Broad-tailed hummingbirds come to Summit County (7)

June 27, 2015 — 

Summit County is home to a single nesting hummingbird species — the broad-tailed — and by now, they have returned from their winter range in the mountains of Mexico to …

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Flights & Bites: Blue Stag Saloon in Breckenridge celebrates first anniversary (8)

June 25, 2015 — 

Blue Stag Saloon in Breckenridge celebrates first anniversary The Blue Stag Saloon, located at 323 S. Main St. in Breckenridge, is hosting a one-year anniversary party from 11 a.m. to …

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Bacon 101: A Q&A with certified bacon instructor Marshall Porter (9)

June 25, 2015 — 

The Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour will celebrate its fifth anniversary in Keystone on Saturday, June 27, and Sunday, June 28, with more than a ton and a half of bacon …

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High Altitude Baking: Blueberry shortcake crumble (recipe) (10)

June 24, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: High altitude makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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Book review: ‘Don’t Wait for the Next War,’ by Gen. (Ret.) Wesley Clark (11)

June 21, 2015 — 

Voices of reason are few and far between in these days of 24/7 shock news headlines, polarizing talking heads and a fractured and ineffective Congress. With his most recent book, …

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Attend a panel discussion about Shakespeare with Lake Dillon Theatre Company (12)

June 19, 2015 — 

On Saturday, June 20, the Lake Dillon Theatre Company will present The Usual Shakespects, a free, educational event exploring the true identity of the person often credited as the greatest …

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Dig In: Black Forest and strawberry-banana muffins are healthy treats (recipe) (13)

June 18, 2015 — 

I love being able to say “yes” to my kids. There are so many things that I must say “no” to for safety and sanity’s sake that it’s a delight …

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Lake Dillon Brew Festival returns Saturday (14)

June 17, 2015 — 

The Lake Dillon Brew Fest returns to the shores of Dillon Reservoir on Saturday, June 20, with beer samples from more than 25 Colorado breweries. Here’s a rundown of a …

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Breckenridge artist Emily Wahl displays watercolor works at Arts Alive, Yellow Arrow (15)

June 10, 2015 — 

Breckenridge artist Emily Wahl, Arts Alive Gallery’s Featured Artist of the Month, is exhibiting a collection of original watercolors titled “Mountain Escapes” at the gallery in Breckenridge, with a reception …

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Book review: ‘Far From the Madding Crowd,’ by Thomas Hardy (16)

June 7, 2015 — 

Reading classics can be a bit like listening to great pieces of music. Often accompanying the experience is a weighty realization that some universal truth has been put forth within …

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Satire on stage with ‘Gutenberg! The Musical’ at Lake Dillon Theatre (17)

June 5, 2015 — 

“Silliness and satire. A ton of laughs,” said Josh Blanchard, executive director of the Lake Dillon Theatre Company, when describing the company’s newest musical comedy, “Gutenberg! The Musical.”The premise is …

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Book review: ‘The Astronaut Wives Club,’ Lily Koppel (18)

May 30, 2015 — 

Nearly everyone who was old enough to remember witnessing it on their televisions can recall the moment Neil Armstrong beamed back to Earth his famous words, “The Eagle has landed.” …

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Call for kid illustrators held in Breckenridge for new Eli and Mort book (19)

May 27, 2015 — 

Breckenridge Creative Arts and authors Elyssa Pallai and Ken Nager are giving local aspiring artists an opportunity to be part of the magic of producing a new children’s book. “Eli …

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The Colorado Grand Scholarship winning essay by senior Justin Jacobi (20)

May 27, 2015 — 

To see the world through someone else’s point of view or experience emotions in a visceral way is the essence of art. To walk a mile in someone’s shoes tells …

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