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Russia’s Anna Netrebko returns to Beaver Creek Thursday night (1)

January 31, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — With her distinctive fashion sense and robust stage presence, it’s hard to imagine Russian soprano Anna Netrebko working as a janitor at Saint Petersburg’s historic theater of …

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Beaver Creek’s new Candy Cabin offers sweet treats, fond memories (2)

January 31, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — Gone are the days of trying to gnaw on that frozen Snickers bar stored in the pocket of your ski jacket — at least at Beaver Creek. …

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Edwards photographer Raymond A. Bleesz participating in photo exhibit at Littleton Fine Art Museum (3)

January 31, 2015 — 

EDWARDS — Edwards-based fine art photographer Raymond A. Bleesz has been chosen to participate in the biannual Month of Photography Denver (MOPDenver) Exhibition at the Littleton Fine Art Museum. MOPDenver, …

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A magnificent masterpiece: Artist James Van Fossan spent three years painting ‘Drama Magnifico’ (4)

January 31, 2015 — 

Despite spending more than 4,000 hours and three years painting and staring at “Drama Magnifico” in his narrow home studio, artist James Van Fossan isn’t entirely sure how many figures …

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Vail and Avon become music central during the World Championships (5)

January 30, 2015 — 

as the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships descend on our tiny mountain town for the next two weeks, we’re all wondering how bad the parking will be, if Lindsey …

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The Bookworm of Edwards hosts French night on Monday (6)

January 30, 2015 — 

EDWARDS — A local bookstore is a place that lends itself to an atmosphere of creativity, culture and community. The Bookworm of Edwards intends to bring all three of these …

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Tell us your love story, Eagle County (7)

January 30, 2015 — 

VAIL — Each January, we ask you to write your love story and share it with Vail Daily readers. Last year, we got some real tear jerkers. We introduced you …

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Five-star chef opens Red Maple Catering with true luxury service (8)

January 30, 2015 — 

VAIL — The cuisine of international chef Jason Harrison is now available to travelers, homeowners and event planners seeking a premier dining experience in Vail or beyond. Harrison’s newly-launched Red …

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Bachelors Lounge debuts new apres classes at Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch (9)

January 30, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — What’s the best way to wrap up a day of skiing Beaver Creek Mountain? Ski into the ski-in, ski-out Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch for apres ski atone of …

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Paul Oakenfold returns to Vail Friday (10)

January 29, 2015 — 

Three-time Grammy nominee, DJ, producer and artist Paul Oakenfold returns to Vail Friday night to perform at Decimo. He headlined the inaugural event in March 2014. Decimo is a 21 …

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Group trying to replace iconic Beaver Creek bear sculpture (11)

January 29, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — There’s bear-sized hole in Beaver Creek and some locals want to fill it with bronze. Not so long ago, Walt Horton’s iconic bronze sculpture, “Repentance,” was moved …

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Whitewater Ramble returns at Vail Ale House Friday (12)

January 29, 2015 — 

Whitewater Ramble brings its high-octane bluegrass to the Vail Ale House Friday night. The band has collaborated and toured with some of the top groups of their genre — think …

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Bookworm of Edwards top 10 reads (13)

January 29, 2015 — 

Top 10 Books at The Bookworm of Edwards 1. “Leaving Cancer in the Dust,” by Kristina Sampson 2. “Edge of Eternity,” by Ken Follett 3. “Beaver Creek,” by Laura Chiappetta …

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An opportunity for us all to be on the same page (14)

January 29, 2015 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — For the next few months, Eagle Valley residents should all be on the same page. Local libraries, booksellers and staff at Colorado Mountain College are encouraging the …

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Rant on: Comedian Lewis Black returns to Beaver Creek (15)

January 29, 2015 — 

Lewis Black is what anger sounds like, at least that’s what Disney says. Black, who’s performing Saturday at the Vilar Performing Arts Center, is the voice of anger inside a …

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Venture into the deep with freediver James Nestor at Thursday’s Vail Symposium event (16)

January 28, 2015 — 

As you descend into the ocean, you will eventually reach a point — at about 35 or 40 feet — where buoyancy reverses. Instead of fighting the pull up back …

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The High Country Speaker series kicks off in Avon Friday (17)

January 28, 2015 — 

AVON — Who would have thought that spending a night in an ice cave 22,000 feet above sea level and picking glass shards out of a companion’s eye could serve …

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Hockey authors face off with fans in Edwards Thursday (18)

January 28, 2015 — 

EDWARDS — The face-off, the charging, the decking, the shoves, the audience that wants to see a punch. The feeding, the flat pass, the flip pass, the punch, the ref …

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Mikaela Shiffrin, The Mother Hips, more slated for Apres Avon events (19)

January 28, 2015 — 

AVON — The town of Avon today released the final details for Apres Avon, a daily music and street fair held every afternoon from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Feb. …

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High Country Baking column: Cornmeal scones (20)

January 27, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: High altitudes makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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