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Celtic Nights comes to Beaver Creek

Celtic Nights presents "Emigrants Bridge," an Irish musical journey telling the tale of emigration, at the Vilar Center on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Gregor Eisenhuth | Special to the Weekly |

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What: “The Emigrant’s Bridge” by Celtic Nights.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek.

Cost: $42.

More information: Details and tickets available online at http://www.vilarpac.org, by phone at 970-845-8497 or in person at the VPAC Box Office in Beaver Creek.

BEAVER CREEK — Celtic Nights presents “The Emigrant’s Bridge” at the Vilar Performing Arts Center on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Drawn from the history and folklore of Ireland and her Celtic cousins, Celtic Nights will bring the audience on a musical journey telling the tail of emigration. Incorporating stellar dancing with a riveting history, this group brings the withstanding Irish culture to the stage with purely Celtic music and step.

Six of Ireland’s most accomplished dancers mirror six of its finest voices to present a spell-binding and exhilarating picture of proud people, their passions, and their hopes and dreams. Celtic music unites the hypnotic fury of dancing Irish feet, leaving the theater ringing with the sounds of Celtic sounds old and new.

‘Evolving Music’

“Celtic Nights have brought our distinctive and evolving music and dance tradition to the world stage and showcased our tradition in spectacular fashion,” said Enda Kenny, Ireland’s prime minister.

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“The Emigrant’s Bridge” is a brand new show that expertly weaves these strands together. The 2 1/2 hour performance effortlessly intertwines beautiful ballads, striking choreography and a compelling storyline to form a vivid link with Celtic heritage. It’s a stirring tale of a people’s struggle to find their place in the world.

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