Brief Points for Aug. 13

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ArtWalk features regional fine artists and entertainers from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Torian Plum Plaza on the mountain. Painting, jewelry, sculpture, handcrafted furniture, photography, glassblowing, pottery and a farmers' market will be accompanied by live jazz at the outdoor event.

Tickets on sale for cabaret

Tickets are on sale for "How's Your Romance? Andrea Marcovicci Sings Cole Porter," an evening of cabaret to benefit Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at Strings in the Mountains Music Festival Park. Tickets are $30. Call 879-7125.

ArtThursday tour of art

ArtThursday is a free 45-minute guided arts and cultural orientation tour that highlights studios, galleries, historic points of interest, hard-to-find mineral springs and fine craft sites. The tour ends at Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill with a tasting and tour. The tour departs at 4 p.m. Thursdays from the upper parking lot at Wells Fargo Bank, Fourth and Oak streets. Visit www.artlinksteamboat.org or call 846-7879.

Summer Art

at the Depot

"Summer Art 2004" a juried, multi-media fine art exhibit and sale of work by local, regional and national artists is on display at the Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St. New work by Janice Hanson, the best of show winner from Summer Art 2003, is on display in the Small Works Gallery at the Depot. Call 879-9008.

'Cosmos' on display

Mexican sculptor Yvonne Domenge's large-scale, contemporary steel and wood sculpture collection called "Forgotten Cosmos" is on exhibit in the courtyard and foyer of Centennial Hall as part of the Northwest Colorado Mexican Cultural Festival. The public art exhibit is a collaborative effort between the Steamboat Springs Arts Council, the city of Steamboat Springs and the Mexican Consulate in Denver. It is the centerpiece of an ongoing Mexican heritage celebration on the Western Slope.

Bolton giving history tour

Join historian Dee Bolton for a historical walking tour of downtown Steamboat Springs' historic buildings and sites at 9 a.m. each Wednesday throughout the summer. Meet in front of the Tread of Pioneers Museum, Eighth and Oak streets. Free. Call 871-9151.

Literary Sojourn set for Oct. 2

Literary Sojourn, an annual gathering of authors and book-lovers, takes place from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. followed by a casual book signing until 6:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort. This year's featured authors are Christina Garc-a, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Audrey Niffenegger, David Quammen and Brady Udall, with Dr. Regina Barreca returning as master of ceremonies once again. The day includes presentations by each writer, brunch and book signing reception and costs $75 until Sept. 17. Tickets are available at Bud Werner Memorial Library and Off the Beaten Path Bookstore.

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