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Celebrate poetry month with these contemporary titles

April 19, 2018 — Poetry is a marvelous thing.  Emotions that seem too complicated, too ecstatic or too painful to express normally, suddenly become accessible through poetry, in a similar way to music.  Poetry gives us permission to feel things deeply in a world that often celebrates the shallow. 

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Strong female characters appealing to girls and boys

April 12, 2018 — There has been new interest in mythology and folktales for young readers in recent years, thanks in part to Rick Riordan. He brought us Greek, Egyptian and Norse mythology with his wonderful books about Percy Jackson, the Kane siblings and Magnus Chase, respectively. Each series

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Meet artist Jo Webster, illustrator of details, at First Friday Artwalk

April 6, 2018 — Growing up on the Australia's East Coast near Brisbane, Jo Webster remembers exploring the deserted sand dunes and bush lands, looking for treasure.

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Read about a new book by David Sedaris before it hits the shelves

April 6, 2018 — “Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002” by David Sedaris If you've read David Sedaris' other works, then by all means read this book of journal entries from 1977 to 2002.  It isn't his normal writing style that you know and love. It's personal, and shows his growth

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New studio concept aims to create a downtown artists’ enclave in Steamboat

March 9, 2018 — Commercial Realtor Jim Cook believes he’s found a creative way to transform the vacant second story of an older building at 1125 Lincoln Ave. in the heart of downtown Steamboat Springs into 16 artist studios.

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Steamboat Springs Creative District launches new brand, website

March 7, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs Arts Council has launched a new website for the Steamboat Springs’ Creative District this month and rebranded the district with the name, “Steamboat Creates.” "As a creative community, we are stronger and our outreach greater if we work together,"

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Steamboat artist paints ranch scenes with conservation in mind

February 17, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Yampa Valley oil painter Chula Beauregard has teamed with fellow artist Camille DiTrani and conservationists Betsy and Geoff Blakeslee to create a conceptual art show  — “Generations — the Carpenter Ranch" — with a subtle message based on one of the most historically

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Winter Carnival snow sculptures taking shape to reflect “Steamboat’s Olympic Spirit”

February 6, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – The community's artistic abilities will be put to the test as the Winter Carnival snow sculptures return to Lincoln Avenue. During the 105th Winter Carnival, 22 snow sculptures will transform downtown into an outdoor gallery reflecting the contest's theme of "Steamboat's Olympic

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Steamboat artist creates whimsical poster for Winter Carnival 2018

February 3, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — When Steamboat Springs artist Michelle Ideus got the call last year asking if she wanted to create the commemorative poster for Steamboat's 105th Winter Carnival in 2018, she was honored, nervous and in awe of her responsibility to the town's heritage. She

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Cooking With: Steamboat personal chef shares favorite Super Bowl Party tips, recipes

February 2, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Healthy, innovative and a dash of panache – it's a culinary style personal chef Alex Forsythe knows well. "I've dedicated my life to the life as a chef in the culinary arts, even if it's been difficult breaking in," said Forsythe, a

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Character of Steamboat shines through 45-foot photo on display at First Friday Artwalk

February 2, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Darkroom photography might be a thing of the past. For Matthew Terrell, however, it's the crux of his surrealist-inspired work — a 45-foot long photo exposé. Images of Steamboat Ski Area, snapshots of the mountain and pictures of its people, flora and

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Lynette Weaver: ‘Filling the Canvas’ was powerful story

January 29, 2018 — The Steamboat Pilot & Today's cover story on Sunday, Jan. 28, "Filling the Canvas," is one of the most heartfelt and engaging stories I have read. Thank you, Audrey Dwyer for educating, enlightening and opening up stories of silence that have been long hidden. The

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Filling the canvas: Steamboat senior’s ‘The Nova Project’ gives a voice to those affected by domestic violence and sexual assault

January 28, 2018 — Editor's note: Some of the images that appear with this article are graphic and violent in nature. Underneath the juxtaposition of light and dark, the rigid contours and imprints, a stark reality remains. No rose-colored glasses or sugar-coated verbiage can mask it. "It was shocking,"

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Piknik Theater offers acting, directing classes

January 26, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Actors and aspiring actors will have a chance to expand their toolbox of performance skills on Feb. 3 and 4 at the Depot Arts Center. "Acting/directing means learning acting and performance tools that will enhance and enrich performances,” said Stuart Handloff, artistic

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46th annual Steamboat Dance Theatre show opens Thursday

January 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The concept of time can be encompassed through eras and social movements, natural occurrences and even emotional states or personal moments. Each of these, said Kat Goodhand, one of the producers from Steamboat Dance Theatre's production team, represents the theme of this

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Three-legged mini pig paints for a cause — ‘4 the Love of Art and Animals’ auction benefiting animal rescue organizations

January 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — How does a three-leggged mini pig express itself? Through art, of course. "Pigs are insanely smart animals and are a challenging pet," said Rory Clow, born and raised in Steamboat Springs in a ranching family that is passionate about the care of

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Australian author Shannah Kennedy shares insight on creating balance in the modern age

January 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Modern life can be fast-paced and a bit chaotic. And when people feel overworked in an overscheduled world, there's a disconnect. "Look at where we are – it's one of the most beautiful places on earth," said Shannah Kennedy, a leading Australian business

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Public lands stories sought for new ‘live magazine’ performance

January 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bud Werner Memorial Library in Steamboat Springs and the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council are seeking story submissions for “Grounded,” an evening of multimedia storytelling that will honor Colorado Public Lands Day on Thursday, May 17. “Grounded” will be a free community storytelling

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Young Bloods Collective celebrates 1st birthday with Snowball Bash

January 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Young Bloods Collective shine their bat signal — a call to all creatives throughout Routt County. Cue the “Snowball: YBC Birthday Bash” — inspired by childhood nostalgia and a celebration of ambitious achievements. A time to revel in the memories, the

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Our view: Preserving Steamboat’s public art

January 9, 2018 — If you've ever admired the majestic bronze elk in West Lincoln Park or pondered the red granite gates that rise above the Yampa River Core Trail during a morning run, you're experiencing some of the city of Steamboat Springs' public art collection. In total, there

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