Zukerman, Dallas Symphony open Bravo! Vail

By Chris Freud VAIL — Four years ago, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra opened the Bravo! Vail music festival with Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony and the skies opened.So, under dry skies, Pinchas Zukerman and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, led by Jaap van Zweden, opened the 28th season of the Bravo! Vail with an all-Beethoven program of his […]

Baltimore Crabs roll to another Shootout crown

By Chris Freud VAIL — It really is a Maryland thing.While lacrosse started with the Iroquois in New York and Pennsylvania, the Old Line State calls the sport its own, and after the Vail Lacrosse Shootout U19 boys tournament, who’s to argue?The Baltimore Crabs turned aside Team Colorado, 17-13, in Wednesday’s title game for their […]

Vail Fourth of July: Lacrosse, classical music, plenty of fireworks

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Summer has barely begun, but it’s time for the busiest weekend of the season. The Fourth of July holiday always brings big crowds to Vail for the annual Vail America Days parade, and people flock to Nottingham Park in Avon the night before for the Salute to the USA, […]

Paddlers cite fitness in win at nationals

By John LaConte EDWARDS — John Mark Seelig has seen a lot of competitive whitewater rafting in his day. What he saw last weekend at the USA Rafting R-6 National Championships, though, showed him he can still learn a lot from the younger guys.Seelig was a member of the old 8 Ball team, Chris “Mongo” […]

Beaver Creek to offer wine excursions

By Edward Stoner BEAVER CREEK — Beaver Creek will begin a new event called the Beaver Creek Wine Excursions starting today and continuing every Thursday through Sept. 3. The Beaver Creek Wine Excursions will offer guests two ways to participate — via a 4-by-4 Adventure Tour and by hiking with a guide from Beaver Creek’s […]

Nina McLemore fashion event helps Can Do MS

By caramie schnell VAIL — The Nina McLemore boutique in Vail is hosting a benefit event for Can Do MS on Sunday, July 5 from 3 to 5 p.m. There will be hors d’oeuvres, live music, and wine tastings courtesy of Vines at Vail. Owner and designer Nina McLemore will be in the boutique July […]

Eye Pieces announces new summer trunk show series

By caramie schnell VAIL — Eye Pieces of Vail is sharpening its focus on quality eyewear this summer with a series of trunk shows to highlight the width and variety of the brands the store carries. The in-store shows, held at various Eye Pieces stores throughout the valley, will showcase the multitude of offerings that […]

Eye Pieces announces trunk show series

By caramie schnell VAIL — Eye Pieces of Vail is sharpening its focus on quality eyewear this summer with a series of trunk shows to highlight the width and variety of the brands the store carries. The in-store shows, held at various Eye Pieces stores throughout the valley, will showcase the multitude of offerings that […]

Django Festival All-Stars kick off 2015 Vail Jazz at Vail Square series Thursday

By caramie schnell Samson Schmitt was playing guitar before most toddlers knew how to bounce a ball. Hailing from the Moselle department of eastern France, the 35-year-old’s father, Dorado Schmitt, introduced his son to the music of Django Reinhardt and had him noodling on the neck of a guitar when he was just three years […]