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A&E briefs: Summit School of Dance presents Spring Recital

Summit School of Dance presents "Dance at its Peak," on Saturday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 15 at 4 p.m. at the Summit High School Auditorium. Adults are $10, students are $5, and there is $15 reserved seating. For more information call the Summit School of Dance at (970) 668-3975.
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Summit School of Dance presents Spring Recital

The Summit School of Dance presents its Spring Recital on Saturday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 15 at 4 p.m. at the Summit High School auditorium. The program features the award-winning CO.motion dancers as well as the other 250 students from their Breckenridge, Frisco and Eagle-Vail studios. Adults are $10, students are $5, and there is $15 reserved seating. For more information call the Summit School of Dance at (970) 668-3975.

The Divide Music Festival welcomes Colorado’s top craft breweries

DENVER—On July 22-24, The Divide Music Festival makes its debut against Colorado’s Continental Divide with three-days of entertainment, outdoor activities and amazing camping grounds. Adding to the lineup of event happenings is Colorado’s best and brightest craft beers, local food artisans and some of the finest crafters from around the state.

This year, the Divide Music Festival is teaming up with three major Colorado craft breweries to offer a range of styles for tasting enjoyment. For the beer connoisseur, this year’s inaugural festival is showcasing the following flavors to make this event the ‘hoppiest’ music festival set in the Rocky Mountains:

Great Divide Brewing Co: New Denver Pale Ale, Titan IPA, Hoss Oktoberfest Lager and Colette Farmhouse Ale

Ska Brewing Company: Mexican Logger, Modus Mandarina IPA, Modus Operandi IPA, True Blonde Ale

Odell Brewing Co.: 90 Shilling Ale, Drumroll Pale Ale, Loose Leaf Session and IPA

Special brews will be showcased and served for VIP ticket holders. Tickets for the three-day VIP experience are $345 and include exclusive seating and shaded areas, front stage access, special beer samples, separate restrooms and other amenities.

“We are extremely excited to be working with this great group of Colorado craft breweries,” said Jason Ornstein, owner, Team Player Productions, in a statement. “They not only produce some of the finest craft beers nationally, but they are also huge supporters of the Colorado community. Only at The Divide Music Festival will you find this magnitude of Colorado craft beers being served to our anticipated 35,000 attendees from around the country.”

The music lined up for The Divide Music Festival is just as diverse as the Colorado craft breweries, including Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Kid Cudi and The Fray to Blondie, Miike Snow and AMZY. Additional musical acts to hit the stage over the three days include: Bleachers, Blondie Cake, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, The Fray, Kid Cudi, JR JR, Miike Snow, Passion Pit, Saint Motel, AMZY, The Coteries, Foxfield Four, Gasoline Lollipops, Gipsy Moon, Kayla Marque, Medic, Modern Suspects, One Flew West, Paper Lights, Popfilter, Redlands, Rumours Follow, Skylaw, Splyt and more.

For more information on tickets, food/drink, camping, and the full line-up, visit dividemusicfestival.com.

Tri River Area Extension announces 2016 Native Plant Master Program

The Tri River Area Extension is accepting applications for its 2016 Native Plant Master Program. Participants in Native Plant Master courses learn identification, ecology and human uses of selected Colorado plants emphasizing sustainable landscaping and invasive weeds.

This year it will focus on two local areas: The Black Canyon of Gunnison and The Grand Mesa. Each location course consists of three classes. Participants can take one site or more per year. A Colorado Flora Certificate can be earned by taking three site location courses and a Native Plant Masters can be earned by earning the CO Flora Certificate and by volunteering.

This year all classes are on Fridays. Black Canyon classes begin June 3 so register soon. Grand Mesa classes are in July. Courses are offered on a space available basis. Please contact Susan Carter at susan.carter@colostate.edu or (970) 244-1834 for more information or to register.

—Compiled by Heather Jarvis

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