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Sonnenalp hosts authentic Bavarian Oktoberfest on Saturday, Aug. 29 (1)

September 1, 2015 — 

VAIL — Raise your stein and say “Prost!” at the Sonnenalp Oktoberfest, an authentic Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration happening at the Sonnenalp Hotel today from 3 to 9 p.m. The Sonnenalp …

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Oktoberfest returns to Vail Village Sept. 11-13, Lionshead Sept. 18-20 (2)

September 1, 2015 — 

VAIL — Munich comes to Vail for two weekends of blown-out Bavarian fun emulating the grand tradition of Oktoberfest, the world’s greatest celebration of beer, music and autumn.Vail Oktoberfest starts …

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‘Unrehearsed brilliance’ at the annual Vail Jazz Party on Labor Day weekend (3)

September 1, 2015 — 

In the early 20th century, musicians began combining Caribbean and African drumming, creating a new sound ingrained in American history: jazz.“Jazz is America’s unique musical art form,” said Owen Hutchinson, …

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Photo: Final Vail Jazz @ Sweet Basil soiree of season (4)

September 1, 2015 — 

The Vail Jazz Festival brings local icon Tony Gulizia, with Brian Loftus on drums, and a guest artist to Sweet Basil in Vail Village on Sunday, Aug. 30, for the …

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Photo: Mop-top music at Vilar Center with Beatles tribute band ‘1964’ (5)

September 1, 2015 — 

Beatlemania comes to the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek on Saturday, Aug. 29, when “1964”… The Tribute hits the stage. Choosing songs from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era, “1964” …

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Local congregation participating in ‘The Story’ Bible education program (6)

September 1, 2015 — 

AVON — The Bible is the best-selling book in human history, but how many people in the Vail Valley are actually reading it? A Gallup survey reports the average American …

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Biff America: In the natural world, it is survival of the fittest (7)

September 1, 2015 — 

The little guy was probably having a pretty good day; right up to the point where he was nearly decapitated.Like my mate and me, he was up early on a …

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Photo: Trifecta of shows for Renegade Sons (8)

September 1, 2015 — 

Renegade Sons will play three gigs in the Eagle County area coming up, starting with a show at Main Street Grill in Edwards at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. On …

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Dan Deuter paints live at Cogswell Gallery in Vail Village on Friday, Aug. 28 (9)

September 1, 2015 — 

Cogswell Gallery will welcome Colorado oil painter Dan Deuter for a special showcase and a live painting demonstration on Friday, Aug. 28. Deuter is nationally recognized for combining his personal …

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Tony Furtado plays final show of Minturn Concert Series at Little Beach Park (10)

September 1, 2015 — 

MINTURN — Very few musicians of any stripe so personify a musical genre as completely as Tony Furtado embodies Americana roots music. Furtado is an evocative and soulful singer, a …

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New York-based Grammy winner Gregory Porter was born to boom baritone (11)

September 1, 2015 — 

Gregory Porter was barely in kindergarten when he wrote his first song. It went like this:“Once upon a time I had a dream boat/Once upon a time I had a …

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Vail Vitality Center offers meditation retreat with local instructor Karen Anderson (12)

September 1, 2015 — 

VAIL — Consider the scattered state of mind common to many people. Now consider a mud puddle that has been mixed and stirred. Letting the puddle calm and allowing the …

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Learn about Eagle County’s ill-fated miner Arthur Fulford at event in Eagle (13)

September 1, 2015 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — In the 1880s and 1890s, ambitious miners seeking silver and gold swarmed the mountains of Eagle County. The public can learn more about the county’s mining history …

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Book review: ‘After the Fall,’ by Craig DeMartino (14)

September 1, 2015 — 

Anyone who can relate to the fierce commitment of Colorado residents to physical fitness and the great outdoors will appreciate “After the Fall,” the intense and deeply personal memoir by …

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Bookinista review: ‘Sicily: An Island at the Crossroads of History,’ by John Julius Norwich (15)

August 31, 2015 — 

“Sicily: An Island at the Crossroads of History” is overwhelming. Spanning thousands of years, the ambitious story is an account of one marauding band after another sweeping across an island …

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Vail Symposium free film screening of ‘All the Time in the World’ in Minturn (16)

August 31, 2015 — 

Director Suzanne Crocker can’t be reached on a whim to discuss the screening of her documentary “All the Time in the World,” which will show for free on Wednesday evening …

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Dan Buchanan soars into Wings & Wheels fest at Vail Valley Jet Center (17)

August 30, 2015 — 

Dan Buchanan can’t walk, but that hasn’t stopped him from flying. More than 30 years ago, Buchanan, a resident of Dayton, Nevada, was busy pursuing his private pilot’s license and …

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Just the Facts column: Our forests are dying from insect epidemics (18)

August 30, 2015 — 

Our forests are dying. The situation seems epidemic — with impacts to our economy and our landscape. What caused it, and can we fix it?Infestation by bark beetles is the …

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Vail Landscape Logic: Thoughts and tips for harvest time (19)

August 30, 2015 — 

Even though this growing season got off to bumpy start with drenching rains and hail, it’s about time to start the harvest. There are some harvesting tips below, but before …

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Design at Altitude: Adventures in shopping in New York City (20)

August 30, 2015 — 

Staying on top of trends, knowing what will be the next hot accessory and keeping the showroom’s inventory unique and exciting requires traveling. Luckily, we love to hit the road! …

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