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Breckenridge International Festival of Arts


Featured 2018 BIFA performances and exhibitions include: Danish artistThomas 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 theBreckenridge 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 The 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 ofLula 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 www.breckcreate.org/bifa.

Earlier Event: August 5
National Farmers Market Week
Later Event: August 16
Palisade Peach Festival