Brief Points for Feb. 27 |

Brief Points for Feb. 27

The winners of the second annual Ride Snowboards’ “Snowboard Art 2: A Graphics Competition” have been announced. Best of Show went to Adam Reitz of Rochester, N.Y., first runner-up is Amie Bergeson of Denver, second runner-up is Gregory Yankioua of Argenteuil, France, and there was a split decision for third runner-up between Miki Iwasaki of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Josh Clancy of Dassel, Minn. Honorable mentions went to Jim Bryson (Canada), Anthony Cozzi (Colorado), Joel Gendron (Massachusetts), Brant Johnson (Connecticut), Phi Nguyen (Ohio), Darshan Phillips (Oklahoma), Robin Quinlivan (Wyoming), Justin Sola (Spain), Neil Verni (California) and Eduardo Valdivieso (California).

Reitz will receive $1,000, plus a snowboard with his design. In all, Ride will make five snowboards with the winning design. The remaining four will be auctioned off, and the proceeds will benefit the Surfrider Foundation’s Snowrider Project and ArtLink.

“Snowboard Art 2” is on display at Toys in the Attic, Mambo Italiano,The Tugboat Grill & Pub, Backcountry Provisions, Mahogany Ridge and the Steamboat Powder Cats office in Ski Time Square.

Film series continues

The Steamboat Springs Peace and Justice Center video series continues today with “Cadillac Desert” at 7 p.m. in Colorado Mountain College’s Bogue Hall, Room 300. The film, based on the book by Marc Reisner and “Last Oasis” by Sandra Postel, tells the story behind the struggle for water in the modern American West.

Movement class offered

A free Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement class is at 11 a.m. today. The class focuses on hips and lower back. This is the beginning of a six-week series at the Center for Movement Arts, on 11th Street in the Old Pilot Building. Call 870-9977.

School to hold auditions

On March 6, Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp will hold open scholarship auditions for area youths, ages 10 and older. Dance auditions are from 9 a.m. to noon at Northwest Ballet, 326 Oak St., with registration beginning at 8:30 p.m. Theater and musical theater auditions are from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Perry-Mansfield campus, 40755 County Road 36, in the Steinberg Pavilion, with registration starting at 1:30 p.m.

Dancers will participate in ballet, modern and jazz classes. Theater students should prepare two monologues, each about two minutes in length. Musical theater students should plan to perform two contrasting songs from musical theater literature.

For more information, call 879-7125.

Vocal class held March 13

The Emerald City Opera and Colorado Mountain College are continuing their vocal masterclass and pedagogy series. The next class will be held March 13 on the CMC campus.

Each class is taught by a recognized opera professional. Featured vocal artists from the Emerald City Opera will teach masterclasses while in residence in Steamboat Springs for opera concerts. Each student will have the opportunity to sing a piece for the group and one of the master teachers and to be personally coached by mezzo-soprano Jean Kraft of the Metropolitan Opera (retired), soprano Constance Haldaman, soprano Jane Thorngren or Walter MacNeill, tenor.

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