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Salida Aspen Concert

Violin, piano prodigies to perform Classical musicians William Hagen and Albert Cano Smit will present stirring works from six composers during a Thursday, March 8 performance brought to the Steamplant by Salida Aspen Concerts. “We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to bring these two young virtuosos to Salida,” said Molly Walker, board president of Salida Aspen Concerts.”They are a fitting prelude to Salida Aspen Concert’s exciting summer season.” Hagen, a violinist, and Cano Smit, a pianist, are each in their early 20s. The poignancy of their performance belies their youth, as evidenced by the bountiful accolades proffered to each....

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Creative Mixer

March event features art by Donna Wagle and music by Ron Slaughter The Salida Council for the Arts invites anyone interested in art or practicing the art of creative living to attend the March Creative Mixer at the Salida SteamPlant Paquette Gallery from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8. The event will feature artist Donna Wagle and musician Ron Slaughter. This casual gathering to share information about the local arts scene is free to attend and open to the public. Artist Donna Wagle grew up in Western New York surrounded by an artistic family. Earning her Bachelor of...

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Valley Visions accepting entries until April 6 All Salida-area artists are invited to submit their work for exhibition in the popular annual “Valley Visions Art Exhibition,” sponsored by the Salida Council for the Arts. Deadline for entries in this seventh annual show is Friday, April 6. Designed as a showcase for the area’s top creative talent, the non-juried exhibit will be on display May 4-29 in the Salida SteamPlant annex. All entries will be for sale, with 80 percent of proceeds going to the artist and 20 percent benefiting the SteamPlant. The exhibition will kick off with a public...

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Once a bonanza silver mine of the 1880s, the Matchless Mine has remained an important historic landmark, telling of the boom/bust days that put Leadville, Colo., on the map. This mine staked its claim in history by changing the lives of notable people involved — for better or worse. While Horace Tabor, Augusta Tabor and eventually Elizabeth “Baby Doe” Tabor are often the stars of the quintessential rags-to-riches-to-rags story, this exhibition shines a spotlight, for once, on the Matchless Mine itself. Highlighting and discussing the unique geology of the Fryer Hill area with archives and minerals from the National Mining...

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Foodshed Alliance Now Accepting Vendor Applications Foodshed Alliance is now accepting vendor applications, and booking performing artist for the Market Stage. Chaffee County Farmers Markets will operate in Buena Vista on Sundays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in South Main Town Square and in Salida, on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm in Alpine Park. Mark your calendars; the season starts: June 2nd & 3rd, 2018. Foodshed Alliance is a grassroots cooperative located in central Colorado. Our Vision to connect, develop and promote healthy communities by strengthening relationships between local producers and consumers. We aim to educate...

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