Dance Festival to test an Avon event this summer

By John LaConte

AVON — Hoping for more events in the future, the Town Council has approved $20,000 in funding for a one-night Dance Festival test event this summer. The Vail International Dance Festival has reached a level of success where it can “hold its own against anything in the world, any cosmopolitan city that would have such a festival,” Michael Imhof with the Vail Valley Foundation told the council on Tuesday. However, “We need more funding than ever,” Imhof added. “It’s twice as expensive as it was five, six years ago.”Committing $20,000 to one night on July 29, council approval was unanimous.“I …

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