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Alpenglow Chamber Music to perform four times in September

August 30, 2018 — Alpenglow Chamber Music Festivals' twenty second fall season starts Sept. 7 with a soirée at a private home and a concert on Sept. 8 at Lord of The Mountains Lutheran Church in Dillon. Musicians Rieko Aizawa, Jesse Mills, Igor Begelman and James Wilson will perform

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‘The Music and Poetry of Love’ piano concert on Sunday

August 23, 2018 — Local pianist Peter Simon returns to Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge after a year of touring for his annual concert. Called "The Music and Poetry of Love," the program will include piano music and a recital of romantic poetry. The audience can expect to hear

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From chemo to cannabis: Beloved longtime local uses marijuana to battle leukemia

April 26, 2018 — Follow your bliss. This mantra by writer Joseph Campbell has guided Leon Joseph Littlebird throughout his 67 years on Earth. Littlebird is fortunate in the fact that he has always known what his bliss is and has had the passion to let it guide him

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Battle of the Bands rocks Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge on Saturday; proceeds support Domus Pacis

March 21, 2018 — Attendees at the Tri-County Battle of the Bands are going to get a little bit of everything this year. Maybe even during just one set. The showdown, sponsored by the Summit Daily News, will feature four Colorado bands, and takes place this Saturday at the

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Battle of the Bands rocks Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge on Saturday; proceeds support Domus Pacis

March 21, 2018 — Attendees at the Tri-County Battle of the Bands are going to get a little bit of everything this year. Maybe even during just one set. The showdown, sponsored by the Summit Daily News, will feature four Colorado bands, and takes place this Saturday at the

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LA comedian and Breckenridge native Monte Montepare returns to Summit County for two performances

March 19, 2018 — Los Angeles comedian Monte Montepare is no stranger to Summit County, and he will return to his old stomping ground this week to perform improv and serve as Master of Ceremonies for the annual Summit Community Care Clinic's Soup for the Soul fundraiser at the

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Eagles Tribute Concert to benefit Domus Pacis Family Respite

February 27, 2018 — On Saturday, March 3, the Riverwalk Center will host a tribute to one of the most iconic bands of the '70s — the Eagles. Flashback to such great hits like "Hotel California," "Life in the Fast Lane" and "Take it Easy" with Colorado's very own

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Dog-friendly breweries in Breckenridge, Frisco and throughout Colorado

February 18, 2018 — It's no secret that Colorado loves their dogs, and in Summit County and throughout Colorado, pet owners don't have to leave their four-legged friends in the car to grab a craft beer after a day out on the trails. There are two breweries in Summit

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Summit Music and Arts presents Hennessy Six Jazz Sextet at Colorado College in Breckenridge

October 12, 2017 — Traditional jazz standards go out the window Friday as Summit Music and Arts brings six accomplished performers to Colorado Mountain College to deliver, as a group, an all-original jazz concert featuring a little bit of everything done differently. The Air Force influence with the Hennessy

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Who’s Who at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience

August 31, 2017 — You may have thought the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience was peaking last year, as the long-running pop music festival booked the legendary Stevie Wonder for one of his few concerts of 2016. But it turns out that the festival, founded in 1991, was

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Copper Mountain’s Guitar Town brings top acoustic, electric guitarists

August 10, 2017 — Guitar Town returns to Copper Mountain Resort Aug. 11-13. Among the many marquee names featured this year is Guitar Army, which consists of three world-class musicians: John Jorgenson, Lee Roy Parnell and Joe Robinson. Jorgenson is a Grammy award-winner who has performed with musical legends,

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15 reasons why we love Summit County

August 4, 2017 — There are innumerable reasons why we love Summit County in the summer, from the abundance of recreational opportunities to the fact that we don’t stick to our leather seats in the car. Although skiing dominates tourism in the winter, summers have only been getting busier

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NRO to play Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony on July 7 in Breckenridge

July 1, 2017 — Join the National Repertory Orchestra, led by Emmy-award winning conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya, for this performance featuring two of the most revered works in the repertoire. Maestro Harth-Bedoya is in his 17th season as music director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and is chief conductor

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NRO to play Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony on July 7 in Breckenridge

July 1, 2017 — Join the National Repertory Orchestra, led by Emmy-award winning conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya, for this performance featuring two of the most revered works in the repertoire. Maestro Harth-Bedoya is in his 17th season as music director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and is chief conductor

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Shakey Graves is recording an album at Kevin Costner’s house in Aspen

June 20, 2017 — Among the advantages of being a DIY band and making albums without producers and engineers and a studio is that you can record any place you want. Like, say, Kevin Costner’s house in Aspen. Most of the scrappy DIY set doesn’t end up here, of

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A look under the smoker lid with Frisco BBQ Challenge competitor Jonathan Knopf

June 14, 2017 — On Tuesday morning, pit master Jonathan Knopf started prepping six racks of pork ribs, or about 80 individual ribs. On Saturday, only eight of those will make it into the 10-by-10 inch box he'll deliver to the Colorado BBQ Challenge judge's room in Frisco, where

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Photo slideshow: Scenes from the Breckenridge WAVE art festival

June 3, 2017 — One-hour past sundown on Friday night, the illuminated public art pieces at the Blue River Plaza in Breckenridge begin to take over the darkened sky. The visitors take notice with their phone cameras. The WAVE art festival assembled artists from around the globe to make

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WAVE art festival washes over Breckenridge on Thursday

May 30, 2017 — In less than 48 hours, an assembly of artists from across the globe will make Breckenridge's public spaces their canvas, challenging even the longest of residents to see the town they've come to know so well in a new light. WAVE is a free, four-day

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Summit County’s live music calendar

February 2, 2017 — Friday, Feb. 3 Apres Bluegrass 2:30 p.m., Arapahoe Basin, 28194 U.S. Highway 6, Dillon. High Country plays authentic mountain music at the Basin with guitar, fiddle, banjo and bass. Living Room Concert Series 4:30 p.m., Next Page Books and Nosh, 409 Main St., Frisco. Page

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China wins gold at Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships

January 29, 2017 — Sweden wins Silver, Mongolia-Erdene wins Bronze amidst highly-skilled field BRECKENRIDGE — Team China won gold in the 27th annual International Snow Sculpture Championships with "Mermaid," a piece that depicted an underwater scene highlighted by a swimming mermaid. Jenn Cram, judge coordinator and director of public

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