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COMING SOON: RETAIL SPACE FOR MEMBERS!

The NFV Creative Coalition is inspired to provide our members with a dedicated retail space for selling their goods.  This will help us provide visitors with wonderful souvenirs crafted in the North Fork Valley.  It will also provide exposure for artistic individuals and the Creative Coalition.  Lastly, but possibly most importantly,…
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June 15, 2016
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Announcing Pickin’ in the Park Line Up

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) PICKIN’ IN THE PARK Paonia’s 9th Annual Free Summer Concert Series Paonia Town Park, Paonia, CO Thursday Evenings in August, 6pm ‘til Dark August 4, 11, 18, 25 ~ 2016 Free Live Music, National Touring Acts, Family Friendly, Children’s Activities Local Food, Local Beer & Local Wine,…
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May 11, 2016
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North Fork Arts Leaders Go to State Summit!

Creative Coalition Board Members Mary George and Sharon Bailey, and I journeyed over the hill to Carbondale last week for the Colorado Creative Summit, an annual gathering of over 300 creative leaders throughout the state. By our side were three other visionary women artists from our valley: Mary Hockenberry, Susie Kaldis Lowe, and Karen Good.…
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May 8, 2016
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Hotchkiss Blacksmith Creates Beautiful Riverside Ramp

Blacksmith and metal artist Ira Houseweart  just completed a new handicap accessible ramp at the Paonia River Park on the North Fork of the Gunnison River. The project was commissioned and funded by the Western Slope Conservation Center, the stewards of the park.  Feast your eyes on this functional artistry and visit the park…
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April 30, 2016
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TEDx Paonia showcases local creative talent

We're proud of all of our local creatives that participated in TEDx Paonia, the first ever TED event on the Western Slope this past February! The event was an amazing showcase of the North Fork Valley's "world changing" dancers, writers, and thinkers.  Watch the TED Talk videos online here. For immediate release: April 21, 2016…
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April 23, 2016
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Opportunities & Updates from Colorado Creative Industries

Colorado Creative Industries, the organization which certified the North Fork Valley as an Arts District, offers and shares opportunities for Colorado communities, nonprofit organizations, and creative entrepreneurs to boost their enterprises! For links and more information, visit: http://www.coloradocreativeindustries.org/ UPCOMING CALLS FOR ENTRIES  Off the Hook Arts Summerfest 2016 Call for entries Off the Hook Arts…
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April 19, 2016
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New Public Art in Paonia, Neighbors Converge to Beautify Street

Photo Credit Brooke Warren Our neighbors and friends continue to create incredible public art in the North Fork Valley-- new landmarks that tell powerful stories about this special place and celebrate the abundant creativity and talent in our community. Next time you're in Paonia, be sure to stop by the Elementary School on 4th Street to…
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April 10, 2016
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A huge thank you to the kids!

Thank you to the Hotchkiss High National Honor Society and Hotchkiss High School Cross Country Track Team that acted as wait staff for the "Friends of the Coalition" dinner on Friday night of "Celebrate the Fork."
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September 16, 2015
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A few words about Celebrate the Fork…

A word about the First Annual North Fork Valley Creative Coalition dinner, Arts and Crafts Fair and Concert held in the beautiful venue of Hotchkiss, Colorado last weekend. Every hour of the two day event was great!
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September 6, 2015
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