A&E Briefs: Travel Slide Show Series presents ‘Castles, Abbeys and Whiskey of Scotland’ | SummitDaily.com

A&E Briefs: Travel Slide Show Series presents ‘Castles, Abbeys and Whiskey of Scotland’

The Breckenridge Music Festival offers and evening of food, wine and jazz on Jan. 22 for its Jazz, Pizzazz and Razzmatazz event, featuring the Michael Friedman Quintet.
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Travel Slide Show Series presents ‘Castles, Abbeys and Whiskey of Scotland’

On Friday, Jan. 22, the Friends of the Library’s 2016 Travel Slide Show Series presents “Castles, Abbeys and Whiskey of Scotland” with photographs by Jim Whiteley. This is the first slide show presentation in the 2016 series.

Join the Friends of the Library for an evening exploring Scotland’s history as seen through the eyes of their castles, abbeys, distilleries and World Heritage Sites. The journey will start in Edinburgh, wind north through the Scottish Highlands to the Orkney Isles and then down the west coast of Scotland through the Inner Hebrides before ending in Glasgow.

In the fall of 2015, Whiteley said he wanted, “The opportunity to see how the locals live and enjoy their food.” Using a new Lumix and a 20-1200 zoom, “My shoots were about the locals and the scenic value.”

View his photos at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 in the Blue River Room of the North Branch Library, 651 Center Circle in Silverthorne. This free program is presented by the Summit County Library’s Friends of the Library.

The Friends of the Library present these slide show presentations as part of their fundraising efforts to help the libraries purchase books and other supplies. Follow the library on Facebook and Twitter or check the website at summitcountylibraries.org for more information.

Breckenridge Music Festival presents and evening of jazz and wine

The Breckenridge Music Festival offers an evening of food, wine and jazz on Jan. 22 for its Jazz, Pizzazz and Razzmatazz event, featuring the Michael Friedman Quintet.

The quintet are performers on the Denver contemporary jazz/R&B scene. They have performed at many venues throughout the metropolitan area including Denver City Park Jazz Series, Elway’s in Cherry Creek, The Denver Health Medical Center “Nightshine Gala,” and the Dazzle Jazz Club. Friedman has performed with various artists at the Catalina Island Jazz Festival, Cancun Jazz Festival, Red Rocks Amphitheatre and the Winter Park Jazz Festival. He also has performed his solo rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner” at Major League sporting events. A native of Denver, Michael has earned a Down Beat Magazine Award and has composed several radio hits.

The venue for this evening’s event is the Breckenridge Nordic Center. Along with music, there will be a buffet of foods prepared by chef Sandy Kuschnerus, as well as an offering of wines. The evening starts at 6 p.m. at the Nordic center, 1200 Ski Hill Road. The cost is $75 for Applause! members and $80 for non-members. For ticket reservations and further information please call: (970) 453-9142 or visit breckenridgemusicfestival.com.

— Compiled by Heather Jarvis


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