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All Arts Festival in Steamboat offers new attractions, new location

August 10, 2017 — Multidisciplinary spectacles, ingenuity and natural beauty will mingle freely as the Steamboat Springs Arts Council presents the 2017 All Arts Festival for the third year. Not only will the festival encompass the visual arts, it will engage all of the senses with music, literary and […]

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International photographer who studied with Ansel Adams to showcase work at Steamboat’s First Friday Artwalk

August 3, 2017 — Sometimes, it can take hours waiting in one place for all the elements of a photo to come together. “I most enjoy finding an interesting vantage point and then waiting for the human elements to come through the composition to hopefully create something interesting," said […]

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Opera Steamboat opens summer season Friday featuring international opera stars

August 3, 2017 — Through the performances planned during Opera Steamboat's 15th season, cast and crew members will lead audiences into the world of opera. "I constantly tell Steamboat residents to come see us — to discover us," said Andres Cladera, artistic director for Opera Steamboat. "Allow us to […]

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Out & About: Perry-Mansfield’s Young Artist Evening of Dance and Theatre

August 3, 2017 — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp will host a Young Artist Evening of Dance and Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The event will include newly choreographed ballet, jazz, and modern dance works created by Perry-Mansfield's nationally known faculty and choreographers including Loni Landon, […]

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Book reviews: Bookstore to host release party for Matt Richtel’s ‘Dead on Arrival’

August 3, 2017 — 'Dead on Arrival,' by Matt Richtel Off the Beaten Path is happy to be hosting Matt Richtel for the release party of his new novel, "Dead on Arrival" at the store Wednesday, Aug. 9. New York Times science and technology reporter Matt Richtel ventures into […]

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Strings Music Festival: Have instrument, will travel

August 3, 2017 — The life of a professional musician almost inevitably includes travel. For most of our artists, a performance at Strings Music Festival is just one stop on a three-month bus-and-truck tour or a week-long classical gig in a summer packed end-to-end with week-long classical gigs. One […]

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Steamboat Living: 5 minutes with … Opera Steamboat Artistic Director Andres Cladera

August 2, 2017 — Formerly known as Emerald City Opera, Opera Steamboat celebrates its 15th anniversary and its third season under director Andres Cladera in 2017. An opera singer since age 7 in Uruguay, Cladera casts productions, directs such education programs as the Opera Artist Institute, which this year […]

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Young Bloods Collective inspiring paradigm shift in Steamboat arts community

July 29, 2017 — As part of YBC's mission, the nonprofit's purpose is to make art and cultural endeavors more accessible for the next generation of creatives living and working in Routt County by hosting exhibits, events and workshops throughout the county, in addition to engaging with local businesses […]

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Artist Studio Tours offer personal look of Steamboat artists’ work

July 27, 2017 — Venture beyond the gallery walls, and discover where it all begins: an artist's studio. This weekend, the Center for Visual Arts will offer an up-close and personal look at what's happening in Steamboat's art scene with its Art Studio Tours event. From 9 a.m. to […]

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Venturing the depths of inner conflict, Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” to be performed at Perry-Mansfield this weekend

July 27, 2017 — A story of blind ambition, temptation and treachery, William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" ventures into the depths of man's inner conflict. At 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, the story can be witness at the Perry-Mansfield's Julie Harris Theater stage, action-packed fight scenes and all. Set in Scotland, […]

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Book Review: Why ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is a must-read

July 27, 2017 — “The Handmaid’s Tale,” by Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood's classic dystopian novel, "The Handmaid's Tale," is more plausible and terrifying now than it was when it was published in 1985. The novel, set in the near future, is eerily familiar, terrifyingly unsettling and a vital read […]

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Perry-Mansfield celebrates an Evening of Dance (photos)

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Artist commissioned by Chad Michael Murray featured at hometown Steamboat show Friday

July 20, 2017 — As a child growing up in Steamboat Springs, artist Rashelle Stetman remembers drawing landscapes of aspens and fearless cowboys, so it's only fitting that her Visions Remembered show — set for 5 to 9 p.m. Friday — will take place at the Orton Ranch, 32787 […]

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Book reviews: Audiobooks great for the road

July 20, 2017 — Chris Erickson/For Steamboat Today Summertime is the time for the family road trip, and what better way to see the country than from the back of a car with an audiobook playing inside. “Norse Mythology,” by Neil Gaiman Gaiman is a master storyteller of our […]

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Strings Music Festival: Festival prep

July 20, 2017 — The Strings Music Festival stage hosts a wide variety of shows, from classical orchestra to bluegrass to rock-and-roll to storytellers and children's performers. For my purposes as the stage manager for the festival, preparations for these shows generally fall into two categories: Classical and Everyone […]

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10 artists to look for at Bike Town USA’s CycleArt event

July 13, 2017 — Combine aesthetics with cycling passions, and a myriad of art results. And it will all be on display at the Steamboat CycleArt event that will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Depot Art Center. As part of Bike Town USA's Bike Week events, the […]

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Book review: Colm Toibin’s novel ‘House of Names’ offers new twist on classic Greek tragedy

July 13, 2017 — 'House of Names,' by Colm Toibin Scribner Ancient history, specifically the Trojan War, has always fascinated me, so when I saw a book about the aftermath of Agamemnon’s return home after winning that war, I leaped at the chance to read it. At the end […]

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160 artists pack West Lincoln Park for 43rd annual Art in the Park in Steamboat

July 6, 2017 — Outside gallery walls, artisans from the East Coast to the west will gather their work and venture to West Lincoln Park in Steamboat Springs Saturday and Sunday for the 43rd annual Art in the Park. The tradition of Art in the Park, which started in […]

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New Steamboat Smokehouse mural unveiled at First Friday Artwalk this weekend

July 6, 2017 — Art has an uncanny ability of creating unexpected connections. Katie Moore, Sierra Fallon and Fernando Maldonado all grew up in Steamboat Springs but their paths never crossed nor had they ever collaborated on a piece of art. Last month, Kyle Love, owner of Steamboat Smokehouse, approached Young […]

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Strings Music Festival: Sound matters

July 6, 2017 — In a concert hall like Strings Music Pavilion, the audience experience engages all the senses. A walk through the gardens stimulates the eyes. The grills at the catering tent send airborne notice that good food is at hand. A sip of wine from the bar […]

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