Brief Points for Aug. 15, 2003


Fuller will attend Sojourn

Delve into the memoirs of growing up white in war-torn 1970s Africa with Alexandra Fuller at the 11th annual Literary Sojourn from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort. This year's annual gathering of critically acclaimed authors features Tim Cahill, Maxine Hong Kingston, Gus Lee, and Colum McCann. For information or to register, go to, or call the Bud Werner Memorial Library at 879-0240, or Off the Beaten Path Bookstore at 879-6830.

Arts Council will host show

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is accepting applications from Colorado artists for a one-person or small group show at the Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot. Exhibit dates are Feb. 13 to March 21.

Dates for private exhibits in the Small Works Gallery will be determined in August. Email or call 879-9008 for entry guidelines.

Proposals must be received by Oct. 1.

Beaux Arts continues

The Beaux Arts Festival continues through the weekend with the inaugural performance of "The Magic Flute" by Emerald City Opera, a jazz brunch at the top of the gondola, street painting, a unique "Dog House as Public Art" competition and auction, Beaux Art Symphony Concert and fireworks. Call 879-9008.

Chair Affair auction Aug. 23

A preview of the third annual Chair Affair Auction will be held Thursday at the Wayne Kakela Sculpture Patio at Irene Nelson Interiors, 729 Oak St.

The Chair Affair is sponsored by the Mixed Media Painting School of Steamboat Springs and is scheduled for Aug. 23 in the front yard of the Sequoia Building, 141 Ninth St.

The proceeds benefit the MMP scholarship fund to be awarded to an artist of Routt or Moffat counties. The winning artist will give a public demonstration of what he/she has learned from the experience.

Call Sue Frederick at 879-4522 or Mary Beth Galer at 736-0769.

A Century

of weddings

The exhibit, "A Century of Valley Vows: A Community Exhibit," is now on display at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. The exhibit traces the traditions, people and attire from weddings in Routt County over the past century.

ArtLine runs every Thursday

Steamboat Springs Transit ArtLine runs every Thursday, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Stock Bridge Center. The bus makes a continuous loop between town and the mountain, stopping at or near 49 participating art/music/fine craft and historic sites. ArtLine leaves Stock Bridge every hour on the half hour until 7:30 p.m. Consult the SST schedule or visit for more information.


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