Vail Symposium partners with CMC to offer adult education |

Vail Symposium partners with CMC to offer adult education

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VAIL – The Vail Symposium and Colorado Mountain College announce their fall semester lineup of noninstitutional adult education programming for the Vail Valley.Vail Symposium’s Backyard Adventures continue this fall on Oct. 2nd to Glenwood Springs to explore 2000 year-old caves during a private tour at the Glenwood Caverns. Oct. 23, local artist, print and papermaker, Susan Mackin Dolan will conduct a workshop on constructing a variety of artist books using many varied techniques from simple traditional Japanese bindings to accordion and pop-up structures.Denver film critic Walter Chaw will teach a class titled Monday Night at the Movies – An Introduction to Film Study. Chaw will spend the five-part series introducing students to the history and practical application of film criticism. Students will watch films that have played an important part in the development of key film study theories.Travel to one of the oldest health resorts in North America, and the only natural hot springs in the world with the combination of four geothermal mineral waters, located in Ojo Caliente, New Mexico, for a Women’s Relaxation Weekend from Nov. 3-6. Soak in the warm mineral pools, indulge in Ojo’s signature spa treatments or visit the beautifully preserved home of Georgia O’Keefe in Abiqui.The Vail Valley was recognized this past summer as an official convivium of Slow Food USA. This international group of over 80,000 world-wide members celebrate the food traditions of North America, and particularly, the regional flavors of Colorado and the Vail Valley. A full-moon harvest dinner will take place on Saturday at Chef’s Corner in Cordillera with a cheese-making demonstration from local chef and market proprietor Rick Kangas. A nonprofit, grassroots organization, the Vail Symposium was created in 1971 as an educational, literary and cultural organization for the purpose of presenting programs that are stimulating, diverse and affordable for the Vail Valley. Reservations are needed for all fall programs. For more information or to make a reservation, call the Vail Symposium at 476-0954 or visit ] Vail Symposium and Colorado Mountain College’s education lineupSaturday – Slow Food USA Vail Valley Convivium Full-Moon Harvest Dinne at Chef’s Corner in Cordillera Oct. 2 – Glenwood Caverns: A private tour of caves formed 2000 years ago and located only one hour from home in Glenwood Springs Oct. 3 – Monday Night at the Movies with Denver Film Critic Walter Chaw at CMC Vail-Eagle Valley Campus Oct. 23 – Creating an artists book from many different techniques at Morter Architects in Vail November 3-6 – Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Women’s Relaxation Weekend in Ojo Caliente, New MexicoFor more information, call the Vail Symposium at 476-0954 or visit http://www.vailsymposium.orgVail, Colorado —————–

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