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Calendar: Week of Aug. 13, 2010

By Tammy Gemaehlich

FRIDAY, AUG. 13 The Reggae Festival featuring Lion Vibes and guests The Pineapple Crackers, Maka B, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens Summer Festival Series, Elizabeth B. Harris Amphitheater, 655 Struthers Ave., gates open 5 p.m., show 6 ...


Music Scene: Week of Aug. 13, 2010

By Staff

And the new American Idol is Taylor Hicks. That’s how season five played out May 24, 2006, when the Alabama native took the top honor — 36.4 million viewers tuned in and 63 million votes were cast to name him winner. Hicks and ...

Laughter comes with social, physical benefits

By Staff

Jeff Korn keeps hearing Mesa County residents say they could use a laugh right now. People have lost their jobs. Some have lost their homes. An unstable economy has left people searching for comedic relief, at least that is what Korn, a ...

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OutFit: Antique pendant necklaces

By Ivy Parnasius

One of the best ways to breathe new life into your wardrobe is with accessories. Statement jewelry has been in the spotlight for summer, but as fall approaches, it is time to bring out the classics, especially antique jewels. Lockets, cameos ...

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Art on the Corner: ‘Beginnings’

By Tammy Gemaehlich

SCULPTURE: “Beginnings” is in front of Rocky Tops, on the south side of Main Street in the 500 block. ARTIST: Brenda Daniher of La Junta ( DESCRIPTION: The bronze sculpture is four feet tall and ...

Renaissance-pirate fair at new location

By Staff

It’s time for noble knights and jesters, fair ladies and saucy wenches to gather for the 2010 Ravenshire Renaissance & Pirate Faire. The 10th annual event will be Friday through Sunday, Aug. 13–15, at a new location this year: ...

Road Trip: Week of Aug. 13, 2010

By Melinda Mawdsley

Here are some big shows and events coming to Colorado in the near future. Charles Deas and 1840s America art opening — Denver Art Museum, Denver, Aug. 21. Yonder Mountain String Band with Leftover Salmon — Red Rocks Amphitheatre, ...


Veteran singer Prine to be at Avalon Theatre

By Staff

The night that changed John Prine’s life was an open mic night at a Chicago club named Fifth Peg. When Prine, then a mailman in Maywood, Ill., got done singing the audience didn’t applaud and Prine thought, “Uh oh. This is ...

Kannah Creek Brewing salutes RadioDaze with 16 Watt Ale

By Staff

In honor of RadioDaze, Kannah Creek Brewing Co. again has brewed a special batch of 16 Watt Ale. Enjoy the beer and RadioDaze festival benefitting KAFM Community Radio on Saturday, Aug. 14, at Kannah Creek, 1960 N. 12th St. The party starts ...

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4-day Palisade Peach Festival boasts long list of activities

By Staff

Celebrate the sweet, juicy Palisade peach for four delicious days at the upcoming Palisade Peach Festival. The festivities will start Thursday, Aug. 19, with an ice cream social and street dance from 6–9 p.m. in downtown Palisade and ...

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