Summit County arts & entertainment briefs
January 31, 2013
The call for entries is open for the 33rd Annual Breckenridge Festival of Film, taking place Sept. 19-22. Independent filmmakers are invited to submit their productions for selection. Entry fees are lowest until Monday, and the final deadline is May 3. Use http://www.withoutabox.com, the international film festival submission service or http://www.breckfilmfest.com for submissions. Volunteers are also sought to help determine what films will be shown at the Breckenridge Festival of Film. The review process runs through June 19 and participants can sign up to do as much as they like. This is a great volunteer opportunity for individuals who love independent films and enjoy watching and critiquing them. For more info, contact Dianna at email@example.com.
The Dillon Schoolhouse Museum, 403 La Bonte St. in Dillon, resumes winter hours on Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Info: http://www.summithistorical.org or (970) 468-2207.
The search is on for Colorado’s outstanding senior volunteers. Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care, the Salute to Senior Service program recognizes senior volunteers for the contributions they make in local communities. Friends, co-workers, family members and nonprofit organizations are encouraged to nominate deserving seniors for possible state and national honors. Nominations will be accepted through March 31. Each state’s winners receive $500 and one national winner receives $5,000 to donate to the winners’ charities of choice.
The Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge is soliciting headshots and resumes for its summer 2013 shows, “Avenue Q,” “Charlotte’s Web” and “The 39 Steps.” All positions are paid. Performances take place at the Breckenridge Theatre and rehearsals are conducted in Denver. Lodging is available for cast members traveling outside Summit County. Send headshots and resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Video auditions also will be accepted. Some roles are already cast. Call (970) 453-0199 for more info, or visit http://www.backstagetheatre.org.
Cody Wayne returns to the High Country with his traveling act, which features Wayne playing a three-hour set of “American-style music” while a local artist paints a live piece onstage. All mediums and styles are welcome, except for spray paint in indoor venues. At the end of the show, the art is raffled off in a blind drawing. Wayne has local shows scheduled for Feb. 9 at South Park Saloon in Alma with artist Russel DeBaun; Feb. 10 at Alma’s Only Bar with Rebecca Love; Feb. 22 at the Fairplay Hotel and Feb. 23 at McCall’s Park Bar in Fairplay. For info or to get involved, visit http://www.facebook.com/CodyWayneLive.