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Breckenridge International Festival of the Arts

Location:

150 W Adams Ave
Breckenridge, CO, 80424
United States

Phone:

(970) 453-3187
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
08/19/2018
Time: 
see website for schedule

Ages

All Ages
Contact name: 
Heather
A 10-day program of extraordinary events in spectacular places and spaces across Breckenridge. Inspired by themes of environment and mountain culture, the multi-arts festival brings together an eclectic mix of music, dance, film, visual arts and family entertainment.

Featured 2018 BIFA performances and exhibitions include: Danish artist Thomas Dambo with a new commission of one of his large-scale giant sculptures made from recycled materials; singer-songwriter, fiddler and whistler extraordinaire Andrew Bird with special guest Neyla Pekarek; contemporary jazz ensemble Vijay Iyer Trio; a screening of the colorful Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi accompanied by a chamber ensemble from the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra; the live skateboarding and music celebration Concrete Jams: Sk8 + Jazz featuring pro skaters Jordyn Barratt, Bucky Lasek and Andy Macdonald along with music by Denver-based funk and hip-hop crew Other Black; a tetralogy of new classical works entitled In the Light of Air by Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottír; an outdoor community film event called Kick Push: A Roll-In Movie Night featuring wheel-themed, adventure shorts curated by the Breckenridge Film Festival; performance collective Manual Cinema and their multimedia production of Lula del Ray, an epic story featuring live actors, shadow puppetry, music and projection; and the daring feats and athletic prowess of acclaimed Australian acrobatic troupe Gravity & Other Myths in their contemporary circus production of A Simple Space. More info at breckcreate.org/bifa

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