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Gilpin Library conducts artist-in-residence search

GILPIN COUNTY Gilpin County Public Library is pleased to announce its next search for an artist to be featured in our tenth annual Artist-in-Residence program.  The library is accepting letters of application from artists of all kinds for the 2017 Artist-in-Residence Program.  Artists’ letters should describe themselves and their experience in a particular art form … Continue reading

“Erosion” exhibit highlights photographer’s connection with nature
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“Erosion” exhibit highlights photographer’s connection with nature

By Jennifer Pund GILPIN COUNTY Nature has always held a “strong place” in Les Barstow’s heart. The award-winning photographer says it “opens a window to the Divine” and leaves him “full of inspiration and wonder.” Nature’s “invitation to explore” is something he’s incorporated into his photography from the beginning. See how his images “evoke the … Continue reading

Choral group provides rural residents place to enjoy music, perform
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Choral group provides rural residents place to enjoy music, perform

By Jennifer Pund PEAK TO PEAK Attracting members across the Front Range, The Peak to Peak Chorale provides a place for the rural residents of Gilpin and neighboring counties a place to celebrate what they love: singing with others. The group begins rehearsals, Sept. 16, for its annual holiday and spring performances. Every Wednesday evening … Continue reading

3rd Annual Gilpin Artist Studio Tour features new, veteran participants
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3rd Annual Gilpin Artist Studio Tour features new, veteran participants

Pastel by Virginia Unseld GILPIN COUNTY Gilpin County artists are in the final stretch of finishing mosaics, firing pots, pouring candles, polishing jewelry, framing paintings and welding sculptures to prepare for art enthusiasts to visit their studios, Sept. 20-21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The weekend-long Gilpin Art Studio Tour is free and open … Continue reading