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Book review: ‘Hollywood of the Rockies,’ by Michael J. Spencer (1)

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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Breckenridge Film Fest: Pie documentary leads family-friendly comedy films (2)

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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Summit County Arts Exhibit Committee brings photos to The Art Forum (3)

September 6, 2014 — 

The Summit County Arts Exhibit Committee will present its 2014 Photo Exhibition in a newly named gallery space, The Art Forum, located in the lobby of the County Commons building …

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Fall Fest continues in Frisco with Meet the Artists, music showcase (4)

September 5, 2014 — 

Frisco Fall Fest continues at the Frisco Historic Park and on Main Street on Saturday, Sept. 6, and Sunday, Sept. 7, with the Meet the Artists art show and sale …

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Meet Your Forest: Transforming trails on the Frisco peninsula with FDRD (5)

September 5, 2014 — 

More than a decade ago, cross-country skiers created the trails found on the Frisco peninsula. Today, the area is popular for both winter and summer recreation. Located just a half-mile …

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‘Ring of Fire’ lights up Lake Dillon Theatre Company stage (6)

September 4, 2014 — 

Love, struggles and family,” said Ben Whitmore about the musical revue “Ring of Fire” at the Lake Dillon Theatre Company. “It uses the platform of Cash’s life and rise to …

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Summit Music and Arts announces new concert season, other events (7)

September 2, 2014 — 

Summit Music and Arts artistic director and artist in residence Len Rhodes recently announced the new 2014-15 Summit Music and Arts concert series, as well as Jazz Night at Adriano’s …

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Sculpture on the Blue continues through Sunday, Oct. 12, in Breckenridge (8)

September 2, 2014 — 

For the 10th year, the Breckenridge Public Art Commission is hosting Sculpture on the Blue, a rotating outdoor sculpture exhibition along the Blue River Plaza in Breckenridge. On Wednesday, Sept. …

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Mountain Art Festivals lineup includes Summit High grad Ben Stielow (9)

August 30, 2014 — 

Ben “BenJamin” Stielow graduated from Summit High School in 1993 and is now a very successful award-winning metalsmith artist touring the U.S. He is the son of Betty and Tom …

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Breckenridge artist displays batik work at local festival (10)

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 (11)

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 (12)

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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Breckenridge art fest features Oberkirsch husband and wife team (13)

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 (14)

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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Fair Vs. Gallery: Many find art show more casual, less intimidating (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

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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Book review: ‘The Explorer Gene,’ by Tom Cheshire (20)

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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