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Breckenridge Creative Arts is pleased to announce the return of WAVE: Light + Water + Sound, an exhibition of cutting-edge works of contemporary public art featuring illuminated sculptures, projections and digital art on the riverfront. This free 4-day event offers temporary installations, musical performances, screenings, digital art and eye candy of all sizes for the whole family to experience.
-Thu, May 30, 3–11 pm
-Fri, May 31, 3–11 pm
-Sat, Jun 1, 3–11 pm
-Sun, Jun 2, 3–11 pm
To visit the WAVE event page, please click here.
Now in its four year, WAVE features dazzling, innovative artworks by local, national and international artists, including: Iceberg by ATOMIC3 and APPAREIL Architecture (Montreal, Canada), Light Matters by ACT Lighting Design (Brussels, Belgium), Loop by Ekumen (Montreal, Canada), Les Voyageurs and Les Oiseaux by Cédric Le Borgne (Toulouse, France), CLOUD by Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett (Calgary, Canada), and Tension and Intermittent Positive Reinforcement by Scott Young (Denver, Colorado). Art revelers can also enjoy a variety of pop-up performances, artist talks, workshops and late-night experiments.
Funding for WAVE is generously provided by the Town of Breckenridge and the National Endowment for the Arts, with media support from Mountain Living.
Presented by Breckenridge Creative Arts
Photo: ‘Iceberg’ by ATOMIC3 and APPAREIL Architecture (Martine Doyon)
The Breckenridge Town Party is an annual rite of summer at the Riverwalk Center and lawn. Admission is free and open to the public. There will be food and beverages available for purchase.
Entertainment starts at 4pm with headliner The Jacob Jolliff Band slated to begin at 6:45 pm.
Bike Valet is provided by the Town of Breckenridge’s Green Team, and Zero Waste tents will be utilized.
This is a NO pet event.
Co-presented by the Town of Breckenridge and Breckenridge Creative Arts, in partnership with KUNC, Summit Public Radio & TV and The Colorado Sound.
The Jacob Jolliff Band
The Jacob Jolliff Band is the next generation of bluegrass supergroups, led by one of the country’s premier contemporary bluegrass mandolinists.
Before joining Yonder Mountain String Band, Jacob Jolliff founded beloved New England roots band Joy
Kills Sorrow, while attending Berklee School of Music on a full scholarship. The band logged three records, hundreds of shows, and thousands of miles of worldwide touring. In 2012, Jolliff had the distinctive honor of being named the National Mandolin Championship winner. A fixture of the national bluegrass community, he has collaborated and shared the stage with Darol Anger, Sam Bush, Ronnie McCoury, Jerry Douglas, Chris Thile, and David Grisman to name a few. When Joy Kills Sorrow disbanded in 2014, Jolliff got the call to join progressive bluegrass giant Yonder Mountain String Band.
The Jacob Jolliff Band features some of the most virtuosic and innovative young pickers in the country. Jolliff continues to tour extensively with Yonder Mountain String Band year round, assembling his namesake band when his relentless touring schedules permit, for rare, not to to be missed performances.
Breckenridge Creative Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts (BIFA), a 10-day program of extraordinary events in spectacular places and spaces across Breckenridge. Inspired by themes of environment and mountain culture, this multi-arts festival brings together a variety of performances, exhibitions, screenings, workshops, talks, and surprise collaborations, with an eclectic mix of music, dance, film, visual arts and family entertainment.
To visit the BIFA event page, please click here.
The 2019 festival will feature a variety of eco-minded performances and exhibitions, including new commissions by Rotterdam-based Sicilian artist Giuseppe Licari, American art collective The Canary Project (Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris) and Danish artist and designer Thomas Dambo who returns to Breckenridge to create a new wooden troll sculpture. In addition to outdoor installations, trailside concerts and open-air cinematic events, BIFA will also present gypsy folk band DeVotchKa in support of their new album, multimedia artist DJ Spooky (Paul D. Miller) in a musical exploration of geological phenomena, and renowned vertical dance company BANDALOOP in a series of site-reactive performances around town, including a premiere work on a 14,000-foot iconic Colorado Rocky Mountain. The full BIFA schedule will be announced in May.
Funding for BIFA is generously provided by the Town of Breckenridge and the National Endowment for the Arts, with media support from Mountain Living.
Presented by Breckenridge Creative Arts
Photo: BANDALOOP (Basil Tsimoyianis)