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9th annual Lunafest film festival benefits local filmmakers

September 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bud Werner Memorial Library and Young Bloods Collective present Steamboat Springs’ ninth annual Lunafest, a nationally touring film festival of award-winning short films made by women, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in Library Hall. The festival includes nine short films by women

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Tales from the Tread: Museum receives Steamboat Pilot photo collection

September 18, 2018 — A vital part of Steamboat Springs' history has been saved through the efforts of the Tread of Pioneers Museum and Steamboat Pilot & Today. The museum is proud to announce that it has received the entire historic photograph collection of The Steamboat Pilot newspaper —

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Opera Steamboat, Advocates partner on “Our Voices Will Be Heard” event

September 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The one-night only collaboration between Opera Steamboat and Advocates Building Peaceful Communities — “Our Voices Will Be Heard” — will take the stage at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 at the Strings Music Pavilion. Two short operas by American composer Jake Heggie will

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Foreign film series continues in September with drama from India

September 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bud Werner Memorial Library's free foreign film series continues with a screening of “Hotel Salvation,” an award-winning drama from India by director Shubhashish Bhutiani, a Cannes Film Festival selection, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Chief Theater. The Times wrote, “If

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Library’s ukulele celebration continues with community uke jam

September 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free community screening of the short documentary “Heart Strings” followed by a Community Uke Jam in celebration of the new collection of Bud Ukes, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Library Hall. For nearly 100 years,

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Library to screen documentary about Europe’s last wild rivers

September 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free screening of “Blue Heart,” a new documentary film about the fight to save Europe’s last wild rivers, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, in Library Hall. The Balkan Peninsula is home to the last wild rivers

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Art, heritage hike to be offered on Mad Creek

September 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Tread of Pioneers Museum and Steamboat Creates will present an art and heritage hike from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, on Mad Creek Trail. During the hike, participants will be accompanied by land artist Camille DiTrani, who will lead people in

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Renowned photographer offers tips to capture fall colors

September 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Art Museum is hosting "An Evening with Photographer Rod Hanna: How and Where to Photograph/View the Fall Colors" from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the museum, 807 Lincoln Ave. Hanna will offer a travelogue of western Colorado

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“This is America” exhibit at Red West Gallery evokes national artist’s response

September 13, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Walking through the new Red West Gallery exhibition, "This is America," Steamboat Springs artist Dawn Wilde recalls a notion that's left an imprint. "To be able to express your truth — it was one of the things Madeline Albright thought people in

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Opera Steamboat recruits volunteers for upcoming production

September 6, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Opera Steamboat is in need of front-of-the-house volunteers for an upcoming fundraising production in partnership with Advocates at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Strings Music Pavilion. Volunteer duties include ushering and box office. All volunteers will be trained prior to the

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Artist Gregory Block’s newest exhibition “Alchemy” takes shape at First Friday Artwalk

September 6, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Gregory Block has an innate sense of curiosity. One that's guided him to embrace mystery and the unknown. "As a student of biology, it became increasingly clear to me that both pursuits are all about curiosity, about closely investigating the world in which

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Travel to Ice Age America, meet author

September 6, 2018 — “Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America” by Craig Childs When the sea levels rise, what will become of precarious Manhattan, perched on its island? Will Long Island Sound someday become Long Island Bay, leaving its anthropological identity erased by tidal sands

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Last chance to see national art exhibit

August 30, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Earlier this summer the Steamboat Art Museum welcomed the Oil Painters of America’s 27th annual National Juried Exhibition. The highly anticipated exhibit includes paintings from 250 of the best representational oil painters in North America, including 35 OPA Master painters. In Steamboat Springs,

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World-renowned cellist kicks off Steamboat symphony season

August 24, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Sara Sant'Ambrogio thinks of concerts as an intimate party. "An intimate party, where I am the host," she said. "I want everyone in the audience to leave feeling that all their senses have been touched and all their emotions have been thrilled."

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Downtown Institute event in Steamboat aims to spark creative place-making

August 24, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Downtown Colorado, Inc., a statewide nonprofit organization that provides a strategic methodology for revitalizing the local economy in selected Colorado communities, will be hosting a Downtown Institute event at the Depot Art Center in Steamboat Springs next month. The event, which is scheduled for

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New Mountaintown Film Collective reflects growing community of filmmakers, videographers

August 24, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Filmmaking can be an isolating process. "It's kind of a lonely craft," said Greg Hamilton, Steamboat Springs award-winning filmmaker, producer, writer and director. "Compared to an office full of people, many of us filmmakers are flying solo and don't have other colleagues to

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‘Yampa is Wild’ mural project in need of painting volunteers

August 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — "The Yampa is Wild" mural artist Jill Bergman, who was commissioned by Friends of the Yampa to create Steamboat’s newest large-scale mural, is looking for creative volunteers. Jill Bergman will be leading the prepping and painting of the new mural indoors before it

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WinterWonderGrass lineup to be announced at September event

August 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — WinterWonderGrass will soon be here. The bluegrass and craft beer festival is returning Feb. 22 to 24 for its third year in Steamboat Springs. The lineup of more than 30 bands will be announced at the Caravan to WonderGrass event at 6

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Sharing the love of storytelling with local students, Spellbinders kicks off Monday

August 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bringing age-old traditions to the community, Spellbinders will kickoff Monday. Dedicated to restoring the art of oral storytelling to connect elders and youth through folk stories, Spellbinders is a national organization with a Steamboat Springs Chapter of volunteer storytellers who share the wisdom

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Winners named in Steamboat Art Museum’s ‘painted word’ contest

August 17, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The range of imaginative stories stunned the judges during the Steamboat Art Museum's "Ekphrasis: The Painted Word" event and contest. "What the visual art inspired in the writers and how that was translated into the written word — it was fascinating to see,"

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