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Summit County Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Daily News staff reports

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. The deadline is May 3. Use, the international film festival submission service or 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. For more info, contact Dianna at and specify what category you are interested in: drama, short drama, comedy, short comedy, documentary and spiritual.

The Dillon Schoolhouse Museum, 403 La Bonte St. in Dillon, resumes winter hours on Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Info: or (970) 468-2207.

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. Wayne performs Saturday at South Park Saloon in Alma with artist Russel DeBaun; Sunday 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

The Snowball festival, headlined by Pretty Lights, STS9 and Big Gigantic, returns to Winter Park for a third year March 8-10. The lineup also includes “Portugal. The Man,” Rubblebucket, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Tumbleweed Wanderers and Kendrick Lamar. The weekend getaway includes music, winter sports, aprs ski and after parties. Tickets are on sale now at; the first two years sold out in advance.

Kohl’s Cares is accepting nominations through March 15 for its 2013 scholarship program. The program recognizes kids ages 6-18 who have made a positive impact on their communities. Prizes range from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $1,000 regional scholarships and $10,000 national scholarships for higher education. Visit

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. Send headshots and resumes to Video auditions also will be accepted. Some roles are already cast. Call (970) 453-0199 for more info, or visit

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