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Steamboat artist Chula Beauregard’s art on display at Colorado Office of Economic Development

October 20, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A piece of Steamboat's character and charm is now present at the Colorado Governor’s Office of Economic Development. A few pieces, actually. Local artist Chula Beauregard was selected to showcase 10 of her favorite paintings representing Routt County's culture and heritage for

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Strings School Days offers theater and musical storytelling for kids this season

October 13, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Hundreds of tiny hands stretched desperately into the air in the Strings Music Pavilion on Wednesday, as if each student had the most burning question in the world that couldn't go without an answer. On stage, actor and singer Destin LeMarr along

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Mystical depths of creativity explored at Young Bloods Collective’s latest show

October 5, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The translucent blue hair of a shimmering ghost darts through seaweed, the remains of a shipwreck cling to nearby coral, mystery drifts toward the surface of the dark waters. It's a Halloween scene that's far from the typical cackling witches, ghosts, ghouls

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Plein Air artists visiting Steamboat paint the town

September 28, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The 50 visiting and local artists in town for the Steamboat Art Museum’s Plein Air Festival will be put to the test this weekend. Throughout the past week, artists have selected various locations in Routt County, creating a new piece each day

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Opera Steamboat premieres “Orpheus and Euridice” at Saturday’s community concert

September 28, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — There will be no grandiose production with costumes or sets to transport the audience to another time and place. The audience will be only a few feet away from musicians on stage. Soprano Margaret Ozaki-Graves, clarinetist Guillermo Ramasasa and pianist Andres Cladera

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Steamboat Art Museum to host 50 plein air artists

September 21, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — In order to see accurate color, David Harms, Plein Air Painters of America artist, learned he had to paint outdoors. “Not only are you trying to capture something in a limited amount of time," Harms said, "but you're also trying to capture

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Steamboat’s Chief Players reveal different side of their talents

September 21, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — From melodramas, murder mysteries and one acts, the Chief Players are known for their productions of comedy and uncanny characters. This weekend, however, they will show the more dramatic side to their repertoire. “I believe catharsis is more powerful — and in

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Ballet, Broadway, Beethoven: Steamboat Symphony Orchestra opens 2017 season with a few surprises

September 21, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Imagine an orchestral audience. What comes to mind? Maybe an educated audience knowing the differences between a Bach concerto or Brahms rhapsody upon the first note? Or someone brand new to the experience? The Steamboat Symphony Orchestra plans to debunk any preconceived

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Steamboat’s sculptures get a facelift

September 18, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Residents may have noticed several of Steamboat Springs' prominent art sculptures being craned, crated and hauled away last week. Never fear, the city of Steamboat Springs and the Steamboat Springs Arts Council are partnering to protect the city's valuable assets with a

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Unveiling history – Steamboat Art Museum will soon complete expansion project

September 17, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — As the tin ceiling and insulation is pulled from the rafters of the Rehder Building, history is unmasked. Heavy wood beams are exposed along with native sandstone quarried on Emerald Mountain and bricks made in a brickyard, where Fish Creek Mobile Home

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An interview with Chris Cleave, New York Times bestselling author and 2017 Literary Sojourn master of ceremonies

September 14, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — As an author, Chris Cleave believes his strongest responsibility is to his readers. "It's quite a big thing you're asking of a reader — lend me your thoughts for five or six hours, and I'll try to show you something that's emotionally

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Book reviews: Literary Sojourn authors highlighted

September 7, 2017 — "Perfume River," by Robert Olen Butler This Pulitzer Prize winner and upcoming Literary Sojourn author has written a book that digs deep and leaves the reader chilled to the core. Though it occurred 40 years ago, the Vietnam War haunts several characters, each experiencing his

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Book reviews: Bookstore offers suggestions from bestseller list

August 31, 2017 — "Commonwealth," by Ann Patchett Blended families have become more prominent in our culture. Regardless of its cause, either death or divorce, it can take a toll on all involved: step-parents, custodial parents, step-siblings, all attempting to redefine the concept of “family.” "Commonwealth" is a novel

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Young Bloods Collective First Friday Artwalk show inspired by sandhill cranes, Muppets creator Jim Hensen costume

August 31, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Inspiration for this month's Young Bloods Collective group show started with a costume. But not just any costume. "It struck at the Fourth of July Parade," said Brie Kole, co-founder of YBC and local artist. "Sista Luna and I were watching the

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Meet crane conservationist George Archibald at 6th annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival this weekend

August 31, 2017 — STEAMBOAT TODAY — In 1954, the year the nesting area of the whooping cranes was discovered in northern Canada, a life-long passion emerged. George Archibald, co-founder of the International Crane Foundation, remembers his 8-year-old self, sitting in a one-room schoolhouse in Nova Scotia, Canada. "I

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Interactive map: First Friday Artwalk listings for October 6, 2017

August 31, 2017 — Steamboat Springs’ First Friday Artwalk returns to businesses around town from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 See the participating locations and learn about the artists by exploring the interactive map below. For more arts and entertainment coverage, like Explore Steamboat on Facebook and

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6th annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival kicks off today with aerialists and kids events

August 30, 2017 — The sixth annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival kicks off today in Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library. The first events slated for the festival include educational crane displays from 4 to 8 p.m. outside Library Hall, followed by a performance by the Spirit Wind Aerial

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Logan Lucky’ a hapless hick heist movie

August 24, 2017 — Preconceived notions tend to stick around in a region where NASCAR is a religion, yet "Logan Lucky" shows you can't jump to conclusions about the South quite as quickly as you might want. The Logan family, of West Virginia, is no stranger to hard times,

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Strings Music Festival: Bravos for another successful summer season

August 24, 2017 — It takes an army of people to run a nonprofit music festival in the mountains, and now that the summer season is over, it's fitting to say “thank you” and “well done” to each of those amazing people. But just like the old days of

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Tom Perrotta’s new novel, “Mrs. Fletcher” explores everyday life

August 24, 2017 — "Mrs. Fletcher," by Tom Perrotta Scribner In honor of the upcoming Literary Sojourn, I read a new book by an author who has done pretty well for himself since he came to Steamboat. Tom Perrotta wrote the ever intriguing, sometimes surreal novel "The Leftovers," which

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