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Summit Right Brain: Combining Beethoven with Britney Spears, Spinphony takes the stage in Silverthorne

October 25, 2016 — It's not typical to hear mention of the artists Beethoven and Britney Spears in the same sentence, but as violinist Brett Omara describes the sound of the string quartet Spinphony, she does just that. The Denver-based group gives classical music a modern edge, created with

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Top tagged #ExploreSummit featured photos

October 12, 2016 — The story of Summit County told through the people who love it most — you! Use #ExploreSummit on your photos of friends, adventures and the natural beauty of this place we love on Twitter and Instagram. Photos will appear instantly at http://www.ExploreSummit.com and here in

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Top tagged #ExploreSummit featured photos

October 12, 2016 — The story of Summit County told through the people who love it most — you! Use #ExploreSummit on your photos of friends, adventures and the natural beauty of this place we love on Twitter and Instagram. Photos will appear instantly at http://www.ExploreSummit.com and here in

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Top tagged #ExploreSummit featured photos

October 12, 2016 — The story of Summit County told through the people who love it most — you! Use #ExploreSummit on your photos of friends, adventures and the natural beauty of this place we love on Twitter and Instagram. Photos will appear instantly at http://www.ExploreSummit.com and here in

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Top tagged #ExploreSummit featured photos

October 12, 2016 — The story of Summit County told through the people who love it most — you! Use #ExploreSummit on your photos of friends, adventures and the natural beauty of this place we love on Twitter and Instagram. Photos will appear instantly at http://www.ExploreSummit.com and here in

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Summit Right Brain: Gail Shears hosts stained glass demonstration in Keystone

October 11, 2016 — Gail Shears is not one for boredom. After retiring as a sixth-grade teacher and moving to Summit County, she now wrangles 155 Copper Mountain volunteers as an ambassador lead. After a long career as a teacher, it's a new challenge that comes with its own

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Kitchen Confidence: Cookbooks versus the internet

October 8, 2016 — The internet has changed our lives in so many ways. One way it has had a profound impact is in the way we cook. Some people feel that cookbooks are now obsolete. The ability to search for recipes by name, key ingredient or characteristic such

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Summit Right Brain: New career, new life: Photographer Sarah Tallman finds a home in Summit County

September 20, 2016 — For Sarah Tallman, moving to Colorado was a chance to start over. After losing her husband in a shark diving accident eight years ago, she not only looks at the mountains as a beautiful place to heal, but also a chance to change her life,

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Summit Right Brain: Master sommelier Sean Razee brings expertise to Breckenridge Wine Classic

September 6, 2016 — When Sean Razee first took on the newly formed role of beverage director for Vail Resorts' Mountain Dining Division in November 2013, he brought with him more than 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry, as well a prestigious certification in the wine industry.

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Summit Right Brain: The Wandering Madman coming to a sidewalk near you (video)

August 17, 2016 — It's easy to recognize Jeffrey Michael in his modified box truck. A large sign above an 8-foot hole cut in the side of the truck with a custom garage door reads "The Wandering Madman." Accompanying smaller signs around the cutout read "Free Music," "Donations keep

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Summit Right Brain: Breckenridge musician James Russick Smith wins Colorado competitions

August 16, 2016 — Breckenridge musician James Russick Smith has already made a name for himself in the area for his work recording an album with other talented local songwriters. His desire to boost not only his own work, but also the rest of the creative community of Summit

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Summit County Right Brain: From journalist to sea captain, Breckenridge local now writes romance novels

August 15, 2016 — Andrea Stein has always been passionate about writing. Sitting in the office of her Breckenridge condo, the 15-year local shares stories of pursuing journalism in a time when the career wasn't a common choice for women — chasing hard news stories, working as a designer

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Summit Right Brain: From Breckenridge ski bum rental to Peak 7 prize

August 4, 2016 — If Kathie Kralik's Breckenridge home could talk, it would have plenty of stories to tell. Originally built in 1971 by the Dayton family — longtime locals and owners of the Breckenridge and Frisco Nordic centers — the home was purchased by a couple from Aspen

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Summit Right Brain: Photographer Carl Scofield debuts new abstract exhibit

July 21, 2016 — Even if you haven't heard the name Carl Scofield, you've probably at least seen his work. More than 30 years worth of stunning images of the town, its people and the mountain have been used around Summit County in both promotional materials and featured in

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Summit Right Brain: ‘Every day I have a camera in my hand, it’s a good day’

July 14, 2016 — Stanley Stansfield and his wife had been coming to Summit County for its winters for 12 seasons when they decided to stay for summer. That was in 2011, and they've been living in the area full time since, this year logging their 17th season on

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Summit Right Brain: Erin Sotak uses her art to engage people on water issues

June 10, 2016 — Clad in a stark white jumpsuit, complete with an Evel Knievel helmet, artist Erin V. Sotak has been riding her blue tricycle up and down the Blue River recpath in Breckenridge over the past couple weeks. Mounted on the back wheels of her bike, a

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Summit Right Brain: Daniel “Moose” Bednarski is a singer/songwriter from Breckenridge

June 3, 2016 — Daniel Bednarski, better known by locals as "Moose," has played with several different musical groups throughout his 31 years in the county. Those around in the late-'80s might remember the harmonica player's frequent gigs at Shamus O'Toole's in Breckenridge with the band Buckwheat Groats, even

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Summit Right Brain: Ned Archibald’s chocolate village turns 20 at Keystone

May 19, 2016 — Executive pastry chef Ned Archibald has been with Keystone Resort since 1994. His elaborate desserts at the resort events have wowed people with not only the taste, but also their intricate beauty. This Friday marks the 20th year he has been creating the infamous 5,000-plus-pound

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Summit Right Brain: Mark Koob teaches 180 Summit middle schoolers how to play instruments

May 17, 2016 — Mark Koob is an outdoor adventure enthusiast, which might be one of the reasons he thrives taking on the challenge of teaching more than 180 students how to play different musical instruments. As someone who first learned to play an instrument in middle school himself,

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Summit Right Brain: Olivia Roy and Kaylin Lilly play the witches in Alpine Dance Academy’s ‘Land of Oz’

May 13, 2016 — It's easy to see why the two petite dancers were a perfect match for their roles in the Alpine Dance Academy's spring recital Saturday. Olivia Roy, 17, has strikingly dark hair and eyes while her counterpart, Kaylin Lilly, 18, is a bright blonde with fair

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