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Ark Magazine Shelved Indefinitely

Ark Magazine Shelved Indefinitely

Effective January 15th, 2019, The Ark Magazine will cease regular business activity. Although it has been a fantastic year for the publication and for the community, 2018 heralded events for owner and publisher Jamie Wolkenbreit that precluded his ability to continue...

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SCFTA 2018 Grant Recipients

SCFTA 2018 Grant Recipients

ANNOUNCING CURRENT RECIPIENTS OF THE SALIDA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS’ COMMUNITY GRANT The Salida Council for the Arts is proud to announce the current recipients of the 2018 SCFTA Community Grants, “which support specific arts and cultural projects or events." The 5...

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MAKING OF A MUSIC TOWN

MAKING OF A MUSIC TOWN

Like Woodstock, Ark Valley artists go original and play live Jamie Wolkenbreit In the 1920s, the New York City neighborhood around Broadway and 28th Street was called Tin Pan Alley home to a prolific music publishing industry. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, the...

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WALDEN CHAMBER CONCERT

WALDEN CHAMBER CONCERT

Walden Chamber Music Society presents an after-Thanksgiving concert On Sunday, Nov. 25 Walden Chamber Music Society will open its 2018-2019 concert season by welcoming our new musician, Young Kim, Assistant Horn with the St Louis Symphony Orchestra. Kim plays the...

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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Salida puts on full-length musical comedy For the first time in at least 18 years, the Salida High School is putting on a full-length musical: Little Shop of Horrors. High School Theater Director Devon Kasper and Music Director André Wilkins collaborated on the...

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CHORAL CONCERTS SET

CHORAL CONCERTS SET

Choral Concerts Set For Early December The Noteables and You’ve Got Male will present their winter concert series “Stars On Snow," Dec. 7-9 in Salida and Buena Vista. The first performance will be at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Clearview Community Church in Buena Vista. The...

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SALIDA FILM FEST

SALIDA FILM FEST

Two days of thought-provoking films return to the SteamPlant Salida Council for the Arts is bringing its popular two-day film festival back to the Salida SteamPlant Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, with new films to watch, new filmmakers to meet and a new appreciation...

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FROM THE PUBLISHER

FROM THE PUBLISHER

Good tidings, Ark Magazine readers. It is a privilege to be able to communicate directly with you – the wonderful people who have taken an interest in our joyful, creative Ark Valley community. It’s been just over two years since some conversations among entertainers...

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KHEN REVIVES GOLDEN AGE OF RADIO

KHEN REVIVES GOLDEN AGE OF RADIO

Fundraiser features a live radio variety show The Golden Age of Radio occurred between the early 1920s and the 1940s. It was an era in which radio programming was the main media outlet for all types of entertainment, including news, quiz shows, radio drama,...

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THRILLER DANCE

THRILLER DANCE

Adding merriment to Halloween in Salida Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” is a Halloween anthem, and performing the zombie dance on F Street is a favorite Salida tradition. Marlayna Mackenzie started the tradition with her then neighbors, Vic and Lori White, in 2011. “We...

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BUENA VISTA

Ark Magazine Shelved Indefinitely

Ark Magazine Shelved Indefinitely

Effective January 15th, 2019, The Ark Magazine will cease regular business activity. Although it has been a fantastic year for the publication and for the community, 2018 heralded events for owner and publisher Jamie Wolkenbreit that precluded his ability to continue...

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Trout Steak Revival at the Ivy Ballroom

Trout Steak Revival at the Ivy Ballroom

Award-winning band begins winter tour Dec. 28 in Buena Vista Kicking off their winter tour in Buena Vista, the award-winning musicians of Trout Steak Revival will take the stage at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, in the Ivy Ballroom at Surf Hotel in South Main. These talented...

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CHORAL CONCERTS SET

CHORAL CONCERTS SET

Choral Concerts Set For Early December The Noteables and You’ve Got Male will present their winter concert series “Stars On Snow," Dec. 7-9 in Salida and Buena Vista. The first performance will be at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Clearview Community Church in Buena Vista. The...

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FROM THE PUBLISHER

FROM THE PUBLISHER

Good tidings, Ark Magazine readers. It is a privilege to be able to communicate directly with you – the wonderful people who have taken an interest in our joyful, creative Ark Valley community. It’s been just over two years since some conversations among entertainers...

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SORELLE DELI OPENS

SORELLE DELI OPENS

Sorelle Delicatessen brings homemade Italian to Buena Vista I could not be more thrilled that Sorelle Delicatessen is open at last and that Buena Vista now offers authentic, homemade Italian food. Not only is it a great addition to the...

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The Halloween Scene

The Halloween Scene

We’ve got you covered for the ultimate Halloween celebration Whether you are looking for a spooky affair or a family-friendly evening, Ark Magazine has all the Halloween events covered to provide the community with the ultimate, unforgettable All Hallows’ Eve...

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KYLE HOLLINGSWORTH BAND AT IVY BALLROOM

KYLE HOLLINGSWORTH BAND AT IVY BALLROOM

Key String Cheese member debuts in Buena Vista The Buena Vista music scene continues to impress as the recently opened Ivy Ballroom will host the Ark Valley debut of the Kyle Hollingsworth Band at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Surf Hotel. Hollingsworth’s musical...

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14ER FEST

14ER FEST

Popular event returns to Buena Vista Each season the Ark Valley brings in an array of tourists, all with a unique vacation itinerary in mind. From river sports, climbing, hiking and biking to fishing, off-roading and more, there is something offered for everyone...

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LEADVILLE

Ark Magazine Shelved Indefinitely

Ark Magazine Shelved Indefinitely

Effective January 15th, 2019, The Ark Magazine will cease regular business activity. Although it has been a fantastic year for the publication and for the community, 2018 heralded events for owner and publisher Jamie Wolkenbreit that precluded his ability to continue...

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FROM THE PUBLISHER

FROM THE PUBLISHER

Good tidings, Ark Magazine readers. It is a privilege to be able to communicate directly with you – the wonderful people who have taken an interest in our joyful, creative Ark Valley community. It’s been just over two years since some conversations among entertainers...

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The Halloween Scene

The Halloween Scene

We’ve got you covered for the ultimate Halloween celebration Whether you are looking for a spooky affair or a family-friendly evening, Ark Magazine has all the Halloween events covered to provide the community with the ultimate, unforgettable All Hallows’ Eve...

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TO THE MOON … AND BACK

TO THE MOON … AND BACK

National Mining Museum and Hall of Fame hosts lunar exploration, mining exhibit A NASA-sponsored exhibit on all things lunar at the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum is sure to please aspiring astronauts and earthbound sky gazers alike. The exhibit, Expanding...

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PRESERVING HISTORY

PRESERVING HISTORY

Tabor Opera House receives $500,000 Save America’s Treasures grant The historic Tabor Opera House in Leadville is the only site in Colorado – and one of only 20 nationwide – selected for the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets national historic preservation...

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BREAKFAST FLY-IN

BREAKFAST FLY-IN

Find a different kind of gold in Leadville An opportunity to see the colors of fall from a different perspective is coming up during the Leadville-Lake County Regional Airport 10th Annual Fall Colors Breakfast Fly-In Saturday, Sept. 22. Breakfast will be served from 7...

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION

Leadville Film Commission puts Leadville in the Spotlight The mission of the Leadville Film Commission is to facilitate film production and create economic and creative opportunities for the small businesses, residents and storytellers of Leadville, Lake County and...

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HAZEL MILLER

HAZEL MILLER

At the historic Tabor Opera House in Leadville Hazel Miller has been blessing Colorado with her soulful blend of jazz, rhythm and blues, blues, gospel and original music for over 30 years. Labor Day weekend brings a great chance to see and hear her in the historic...

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EJ COX BAND

EJ COX BAND

Roots Country takes Tabor stage Florida born-and-bred musician EJ Cox now calls Colorado home, and he’s treating his new friends to something special by bringing his “roots country” to the historic Tabor Opera House in Leadville at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, during...

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LEADVILLE BOOM DAYS

LEADVILLE BOOM DAYS

Town celebrates Wild West, Mining History, ‘5 Minutes of Hell’ They used to say that “anyone who’s anyone has been to Leadville” – in the 1800s, that is. Rich in history, exotic characters, astounding stories and technological feats, Leadville was one of the world’s...

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