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Bob Chamberlain’s Mountain Vision #179

Bob Chamberlain’s Mountain Vision #179

by Bob Chamberlain June 1, 2011 June 2011

The literal meaning of the word “Nikon” is a “living moment in being-time.” It’s part of the overall process of “presenting” the truth. You don’t have to go out and get it; it comes to you.

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Telluride local/pirate Hawkeye Johnson and the author pause for the cause at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, 2009. New Belgium's brews are on tap at the festival in June, and the adult sippy-cup is a free upgrade.

Beer at Altitude – Mountain Brewfests Kick Off Summer

by Erich Hennig June 1, 2011 June 2011

Late Thursday evening, early spring, van driving hard toward Pagosa Springs on the yearly penance run to the Front Range for a weekend of old friends, bluegrass, weirdness and beer at the Boulder Theater.

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Metalhead. Photo: Dawne Belloise

The Damned DUI Factor

by Dawne Belloise June 1, 2011 June 2011

Music business is conducted in a far different manner than it was a couple of decades ago, primarily due to the internet reinterpreting how audiences all over the world access and listen, as well as how artists promote.

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MURS

Hip-Hop Grandma Doles Out Sex Advice

by Kimberly Nicoletti June 1, 2011 June 2011

Being the road-traveling warrior he is, MURS, who’s played Breckenridge and other mountain towns this season, thought he had seen it all — until he met Denver’s hip-hop mom a few years ago.

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Books: “The Source of All Things” and “The Museum Collection”

Books: “The Source of All Things” and “The Museum Collection”

by Brendan Leonard June 1, 2011 Books

Brendan Leonard and Tara Flanagan review “The Source of All Things” by Tracy Ross and “The Museum Collection” by William Meriwether.

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Movies: “The Love Letter”

Movies: “The Love Letter”

by Brendan Leonard June 1, 2011 Film

Writer and Dirtbag Diaries creator Fitz Cahall is building a new business model for outdoor filmmakers.

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Roll-Out the Barrels/The Red Onion, Aspen c. 1975

Bob Chamberlain’s Mountain Vision #178

by Bob Chamberlain May 3, 2011 May 2011

In the 1950s, there were a couple of guys named Earl that hung around the Red Onion a lot. One was called Eatin’ Earl and the other was was called Drinkin’ Earl.

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Pete Dunda performs outside in Crested Butte. Photo by Dawne Belloise

The Original Mountain Slamdance

by Dawne Belloise May 3, 2011 May 2011

Grab a brewski, a partner and twirl into the sea of musical bumper cars, because anyone who can count to three and is still breathing can polka.

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Fourteeners and Fire Season

Fourteeners and Fire Season

by Brendan Leonard May 3, 2011 Books

Brendan Leonard reviews “Colorado’s Fourteeners” and “Fire Season.”

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Leftover Salmon

Mayor McCheese, and mountain culture, missing

by Kimberly Nicoletti May 3, 2011 May 2011

The Mayor’s latest disappearance is perhaps symbolic of the changes Herman sees in mountain towns altogether: the vanishing of true ski-bum traditions.

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