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  • New Year's Fireworks, Torchlight Parade and Party
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    New Year's Fireworks, Torchlight Parade and Party

    December 31
    05:30 PM – 07:00 PM

    Join us at Butte 66 for live music, drink specials and a torchlight parade put on by Crested Butte's finest ski and snowboard instructors. Watch as they wind their way down the mountain carrying orange flames to light up their path. Following the torchlight parade, there will be a fireworks show, best seen from the base area of the mountain on the Butte 66 deck. A special New Year's Eve Party will follow with live music and drink specials.
  • New Year's Eve Family Karaoke Party
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    New Year's Eve Family Karaoke Party

    December 31
    07:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    New Year's Eve Family Karaoke Party at the Sweet Spot. 9:30 pm Ball Drop Ring in the New Year Early!Party favors, sparkling cider, and champagne $10 a person or $35 for a family of 4!cbsweetspot.com
  • Full Moon Party
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    Full Moon Party

    January 05
    05:00 PM – 08:00 PM

    To kick off the full moons for the winter season, Crested Butte Mountain Resort will host a snowshoe or uphill ski tour. This event allows guests to experience the natural beauty of Mt. Crested Butte by moonlight on a self-guided. Guests will make their way up to the Ice Bar at Uley's Cabin for a bonfire and a bowl of warm chili prepared by Chef Schlaudecker of Uley's Cabin. Tickets include uphill access to and from the Ice Bar, a bowl of chili with fresh bakes bread and a beer for participan...
  • Moonlight Snowshoe Tour
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    Moonlight Snowshoe Tour

    January 05
    05:30 PM – 08:30 PM

    For a completely exhilarating experience try snowshoeing  by the light of the full moon  and explore Crested Butte Mountain with our guides. . CBMR features moonlight snowshoe tours three times a year, on the night of the full moon on January 5, February 3, and March 5. Included in this package is transportation by shuttle, snow shoes, poles, hot drinks and a snack. Remember to dress warm for this exciting evening adventure. Cot is $85 and can be reserved with the ...
  • Roost the Butte
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    Roost the Butte

    January 09 – 11
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    The 3rd Annual Roost the Butte will consist of 4-snowmobile events: hillcross, snocross, snow ovals, and hill drag. Contestants will vie for a chance at the prize money and bragging rights. Watch from the terrain park or bottom of Gold Link lift as snowmobilers fly around the course for their chance to win. Depending on snowfall, snocross and snow oval events may take place in the North Village meadow and that is a sight you don't want to miss! Participants must pre-register online at w...
  • Center for the Arts presents Tony Furtado Trio
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    Center for the Arts presents Tony Furtado Trio

    January 09
    08:00 PM – 11:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents Tony Furtado Trio. Tony Furtado is an indie record label's dream artist. He has lived primarily on the road for the last two decades. He is gregarious, engaging and entertaining, on and off stage. He's been called a genius on banjo and slide guitar and his own creative interpretation- hybrid of Americana and indie rock is captivating. Onstage, whether playing with a band or solo, he owns the room, mixing stories of his travels with musicianship that is off the...
  • Center for the Arts presents MarchFourth Marching Band
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    Center for the Arts presents MarchFourth Marching Band

    January 13
    08:00 PM – 11:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts brings you MarchFourth Marching Band (M4 to its fans) is a kaleidoscope of musical and visual energy that inspires unabashed dancing, and an atmosphere of celebration. Dressed in redesigned marching-band-themed costumes, they bring electric bass, 5-piece percussion corps, a 6-part brass section, stilt-walkers, dancers, acrobatics and a very diverse musical repertoire. M4 is far from a "marching band" in any traditional sense but they have been known to swagger down Main ...
  • Mountain High Music Festival
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    Mountain High Music Festival

    January 14 – 18
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    From January 14 - 18, 2015 in beautiful Crested Butte, Colorado, The Mountain High Music Festival will proudly present a diverse lineup of the world's best performers along with the most buzzed about, up-and-coming talent for an eclectic mix of mile-high musical performances.Presented by Dean Dillon, the Mountain High Music Fest will offer patrons the opportunity to listen to the hottest songwriters whose songs come to life with their phenomenal talent and hear the legendary BMI Icon of the y...
  • CB Film Fest presents Point and Shoot
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    CB Film Fest presents Point and Shoot

    January 15
    06:30 PM – 09:30 PM

    The Crested Butte Film Festival Monthly Series presents Point and Shoot Winner of the Best Documentary Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, Point And Shoot follows Matthew VanDyke, a 26-year-old who left home in Baltimore in 2006 and set off on a self-described “crash course in manhood.” He bought a motorcycle and a video camera and began a multi-year, 35,000-mile motorcycle trip through Northern Africa and the Middle East. When a revolution broke out in Libya, he took up arms again...
  • reCreations Live Painting Class Red Poppy by Georgia O’Keefe
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    reCreations Live Painting Class Red Poppy by Georgia O’Keefe

    January 15
    06:00 PM – 08:00 PM

    Grab a friend and join artist Jennifer Vannatta at The Sweet Spot in Mt Crested Butte for one or all of these two-hour, instructor-led painting workshops. In each workshop, Jennifer will guide you through recreating a classical, well-known painting. Class will begin with a bit of information on the artist, the piece, how it was created, and where it hangs. Jennifer will then give tips on arranging your composition, mixing your paints, and applying various painting techniques to your canvas, enc...
  • Center for the Arts presents John Popper with Brothers Keeper
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    Center for the Arts presents John Popper with Brothers Keeper

    January 18
    08:00 PM – 11:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents John Popper with Brother's Keeper. Harmonica virtuoso John Popper is best known as the founder and poet-in-chief, lyric-belting frontman of jam band phenomenon Blues Traveler. With his trademark bandolier of harmonicas in 12 keys, he propelled the group through 14 albums (one just released in 2012), three of which garnered Gold status and two Platinum, all during a relentless touring schedule that has electrified over 6,000 live shows in the band’s 25 yea...
  • Center for the Arts presents Ben Miller Band with Crow Moses
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    Center for the Arts presents Ben Miller Band with Crow Moses

    January 29
    08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents Ben Miller Band with Crow Moses.Ben Miller Band is hard to put in tidy package with a neat genre designation to it. One might say it's a largely bluegrass band (classic stringed instruments are in their repertoire), others could say it's a rock band (then there's the addition of perhaps an electric guitar or drumset). But with the appearance of a trumpet, washboard, spoons, and perhaps a one-string washtub bass, Ben Miller Band brings an eclectic brand of music ...
  • Moonlight Snowshoe Tour
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    Moonlight Snowshoe Tour

    February 03
    05:30 PM – 08:30 PM

    For a completely exhilarating experience try snowshoeing  by the light of the full moon  and explore Crested Butte Mountain with our guides. . CBMR features moonlight snowshoe tours three times a year, on the night of the full moon on January 5, February 3, and March 5. Included in this package is transportation by shuttle, snow shoes, poles, hot drinks and a snack. Remember to dress warm for this exciting evening adventure. Cot is $85 and can be reserved with th...
  • USASA Boardercross/Skiercross
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    USASA Boardercross/Skiercross

    February 07 – 08
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    USA Snowboard and Freeskiing Association will make another stop in Crested Butte this season to cater to the ski and snowboard racers, as they charge their way through the cross course, below the Paradise Lift. For more information visit www.usasa.org
  • 29th Annual Alley Loop Marathon
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    29th Annual Alley Loop Marathon

    February 07
    09:00 AM – 02:00 PM

    The Alley Loop, a signature Crested Butte race and costume party, returns with a chance for all ages and abilities to Nordic ski downtown Crested Butte, through alleys, over bridges and by charming downtown homes. As part of the Ski Marathon Series and an American Birkebeiner qualifying race, more challenging loops traverse through the groomed outskirts of Crested Butte. 5k-full marathon races in both classic and skate skiing. Music, food, and drinks abound with the beer garden at the fini...
  • reCreations Live Painting Class Nimphee by Claude Monet
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    reCreations Live Painting Class Nimphee by Claude Monet

    February 12
    06:00 PM – 08:00 PM

    Grab a friend and join artist Jennifer Vannatta at The Sweet Spot in Mt Crested Butte for one or all of these two-hour, instructor-led painting workshops. In each workshop, Jennifer will guide you through recreating a classical, well-known painting. Class will begin with a bit of information on the artist, the piece, how it was created, and where it hangs. Jennifer will then give tips on arranging your composition, mixing your paints, and applying various painting techniques to your canvas, enc...
  • IFSA Junior Regionals/Collegiate Freeskiing Competitions
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    IFSA Junior Regionals/Collegiate Freeskiing Competitions

    February 14 – 16
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    The International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association was established in 1996 by freeskiing pioneer Shane McConkey. The Junior Big Mountain Freeskiing and Snowboarding system is comprised of regional events, national events, and one North American Championship. The IFSA is responsible for sanctioning, insurance, protocol, and direction. Crested Butte Mountain Resort will host a Regionals Competition February 14-16, which will be open to Juniors (ages 10-18), Collegiate competitors. The comp...
  • Center for the Arts presents Willie Barcena
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    Center for the Arts presents Willie Barcena

    February 14
    08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents Willie Barcena.Comedian Willie Barcena, an 18-year comedy veteran, never shies away from a challenge. He just completed a two year run with "The Morning Show" on KSFM 102.5 Sacramento. During that time "The Morning Show" shot to the number one spot in this highly competitive market. Willie’s talent has garnered him 10 appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Jay even invited Willie to perform for the troops in Afghanistan. Barcena helpe...
  • CB Film Fest Presents I Orgins
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    CB Film Fest Presents I Orgins

    February 19
    06:30 PM – 08:30 PM

    The Crested Butte Film Festival Monthly Series presents I Origins Starring Michael Pitt and Brit Marling. A science-fact, mystery-thriller, and one of the best films of 2014, I Origins follows a molecular biologist, who tragically loses the love of his life, but whose research on the human eye points to evidence with far reaching implications about human evolution and spiritual reincarnation. How far would you go to prove your beliefs? Running time is 106 minutes. Rated R. Doors open at 6:30...
  • Prater Cup
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    Prater Cup

    February 19 – 22
    09:00 AM – 04:00 PM

    Crested Butte’s marquee annual race will bring 200 of Colorado’s top 11 and 12 year old racers to Crested Butte. The Prater Cup is always a blast for competitors and fans alike. Look for some high speed skiing and tons of fun as these athlete's look to qualify for the Junior Olympics as well as beating out their competitors in the annual Nations Cup team event.  
  • Center for the Arts Presents The Wood Brothers
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    Center for the Arts Presents The Wood Brothers

    February 22
    08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents an evening with The Wood Brothers. The Wood Brothers are an Americana and blues band and consist of real brothers Chris (Upright Bass) and Oliver Wood (Acoustic and electric guitars), as well as multi-instrumentalist Jano Rix. From early in their childhood in Boulder, Colorado, Chris and Oliver were steeped in American roots music. Their father, a molecular biologist, performed classic songs at camp fires and family gatherings, while their mother, a poet, instil...
  • The Center for the Arts presents The Claire Lynch Band
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    The Center for the Arts presents The Claire Lynch Band

    February 25
    08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents The Claire Lynch Band. Long recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. She is the reigning Female Vocalist of the Year for the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and a 2012 recipient of the United States Artists Walker Fellowship. Her career has been decorated with many other accolades including two GRAMMY nominations and IBMA Vocalist awards...
  • 2 Star Freeride World Qualifier
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    2 Star Freeride World Qualifier

    February 27 – 28
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    Crested Butte Mountain Resort and the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association will host a 2 Star Qualifying event in conjunction with the Freeride World Tour on February 27th and 28th.  All athletes will qualify on Friday and competitors who make the cut to Finals will run on Saturday, weather permitting.  The top athlete in each category will be awarded a “wildcard” spot in the 4 Star Qualifier at Crested Butte on March 19-21.  For more information go t...
  • 7 Hours of the Banana
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    7 Hours of the Banana

    March 01
    09:00 AM – 04:00 PM

    7 Hours of the Banana is a ski race where competitors will ski or ride nonstop laps down the Banana/Twister (depending on snow) to raise money for the Adaptive Sports Center and the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation. In past seasons, top racers completed 50 laps on Twister, while others take it more leisurely and enjoy a great day on the mountain.
  • Moonlight Snowshoe Tour
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    Moonlight Snowshoe Tour

    March 05
    07:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    For a completely exhilarating experience try snowshoeing  by the light of the full moon  and explore Crested Butte Mountain with our guides. . CBMR features moonlight snowshoe tours three times a year, on the night of the full moon on January 5, February 3, and March 5. Included in this package is transportation by shuttle, snow shoes, poles, hot drinks and a snack. Remember to dress warm for this exciting evening adventure. Cot is $85 and can be reserved with th...
  • IFSA Junior Nationals Freeskiing Competitions
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    IFSA Junior Nationals Freeskiing Competitions

    March 05 – 08
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    The International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association was established in 1996 by freeskiing pioneer Shane McConkey. The Junior Big Mountain Freeskiing and Snowboarding system is comprised of regional events, national events, and one rotating North American Championship. The IFSA is responsible for sanctioning, insurance, protocol, and direction. Crested Butte Mountain Resort will host Nationals  March 5-8, where Junior competitors ages 12-18 will compete in the famed Extreme Limits ter...
  • Big Air on Elk
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    Big Air on Elk

    March 07
    05:00 PM – 09:00 PM

    The main street of downtown Crested Butte is transformed into a giant huck fest with Colorado Freeskier's annual event. After a huge kicker is built on Elk Avenue, skiers and riders are pulled to speed by the snowmobile and compete to impress with big air, tricks and the not so rare wipeout. The event then transforms into a night of festivities with live music and parties at local establishments through town. 
  • reCreations Live Painting Class Almond Blossom by Vincent Van Gogh
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    reCreations Live Painting Class Almond Blossom by Vincent Van Gogh

    March 12
    06:00 PM – 08:00 PM

    Grab a friend and join artist Jennifer Vannatta at The Sweet Spot in Mt Crested Butte for one or all of these two-hour, instructor-led painting workshops. In each workshop, Jennifer will guide you through recreating a classical, well-known painting. Class will begin with a bit of information on the artist, the piece, how it was created, and where it hangs. Jennifer will then give tips on arranging your composition, mixing your paints, and applying various painting techniques to your canvas, enc...
  • USSMA Nationals
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    USSMA Nationals

    March 13 – 15
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    The Ski Mountaineering National Championship race brings athletes from across North America to compete in an uphill, guide ridge climb and downhill ski race. This race offers quite the spectacle with the mountaineers climbing the guide ridge up Mt. Crested Butte
  • Backcountry Basecamp
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    Backcountry Basecamp

    March 14 – 15
    08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

    Backcountry Magazine brings their Basecamp tour to Crested Butte Mountain Resort March 14-15, 2015, coinciding with USSMA Nationals.  $20,000 worth of gear will be available throughout the weekend for demos. Be sure to check out the Basecamp  in the base area yurt village and enter for your chance to win some gear in the raffle. The Basecamp raffle benefits a local non-profit each year that promotes backcountry awareness.
  • The Center for the Arts presents Marc Cohn
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    The Center for the Arts presents Marc Cohn

    March 15
    08:00 PM – 11:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents an evening with Marc Cohn. Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn has been obsessed with pop music for as long as he can remember: “I was hooked from day one. My older brother had a band that rehearsed in our basement, so I heard Bacharach, The Beatles, Ray Charles, and Motown coming up through the floorboards from the time I was six years old. By the time I was eleven though, the Beatles were breaking up and singer-songwriters were breakin...
  • 4 Star Freeride World Qualifier
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    4 Star Freeride World Qualifier

    March 18 – 21
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    Crested Butte Mountain Resort and the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association will host a 4 Star Qualifying event in conjunction with the Freeride World Tour in the famed Extreme Limits Terrain.  Schedule:March 18- Venue Inspection March 19- Qualifiers March 20- Finals March 21- Weather Day For more information go to www.freeskiers.org
  • Center for the Arts presents Taj Mahal
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    Center for the Arts presents Taj Mahal

    March 20
    08:00 PM – 11:00 PM

    Center for the Arts presents Taj Mahal. Composer, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. Though his career began more than four decades ago with American blues, he has broadened his artistic scope over the years to include music representing virtually every corner of the world – west Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, the Hawaiian islands, and so much more. What ties it all ...
  • The Al Johnson Telemark Race
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    The Al Johnson Telemark Race

    March 22
    09:00 AM – 04:00 PM

    This Colorado costume even is as much fun to watch as it is to participate. In tribute a rugged 19th century mailman, competitors in wacky costumes climb 660 vertical feet, then descend 1200 feet down double-black diamond steeps some having never telemarked at all! Prizes for best times, best costumes, and best fall. The race can be tag-team or individual, or enjoyed as a spectator with access to the venue by an intermediate run.
  • The Grand Traverse
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    The Grand Traverse

    March 27 – 28
    11:00 PM – 12:00 AM

    This extraordinary 40-mile backcountry ski race between the towns of Crested butte and Aspen, CO is a fundraiser for the CB Nordic Council. Coinciding with the Grand Traverse, KBUT community radio hosts a fundraising part called "Soul Train" at Butte 66. Watch the Grand Traverse athletes take off from the Butte 66 deck around 11 pm.
  • Taste of Crested Butte Presents: Crafted
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    Taste of Crested Butte Presents: Crafted

    March 28
    12:00 PM – 02:30 PM

    Are you a foodie? Get a some spring sunshine, snow and a taste of beers, spirits, and food from around Colorado at Crafted on March 28, 2015 Ski some spring time slush then head over to the top of Painter Boy at Crested Butte Mountain Resort to join in on the tasting fun. Taste of Crested Butte is an event and promotion hosted by the Crested Butte /Mt Crested Butte Chamber.
  • Center for the Arts presents Jukebox Burlesque
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    Center for the Arts presents Jukebox Burlesque

    April 03
    09:00 PM – 11:00 PM

    Center for the Arts presents Jukebox Burlesque. Telluride Theatre's House of Shimmy Shake is back with a brand new show, Jukebox Burlesque. The company returns to Crested Butte with a traditional Burlesque show spanning the musical eras of the strip-tease realm. Local women have learned this seductive art-form in Telluride for 5 years and will shimmy, shake and show off all varieties of Burlesque. With plenty of pasties, boylesque and many many surprises. Its a pastie-party... and you're invit...
  • Slush Huck/Pond Skim
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    Slush Huck/Pond Skim

    April 04
    All Day

    The end of ski season is another excuse to celebrate, dress up in silly costumes and have wacky events, like the Slush Huck where contestants skim across water on their skis and snowboards. Get in your last turns of the season and go out with a bang!
  • The Ultimate Snowmobile Event
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    The Ultimate Snowmobile Event

    April 10 – 12
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    There's still fun to be had after the lifts stop spinning with the 2nd Annual snowmobile contest that will crown the Ultimate Snowmobiler. Produced by 357 Productions, the Ultimate Snowmobile Event is sure to be exciting! Snowmobiling is a highly entertaining spectator sport. We definitely recommend coming up to the mountain to watch the action from the Butte 66 deck! There will be a Jumbotron in the base area that will be airing the various events LIVE throughout the weekend. A link to...
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