• The Short Version: The Google Memo

    4 days ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Recently Cleo focused on senate filibuster. Trump wants it gone. This week, she talks in…

  • TIO Denver: Franks' Ayn Rand, Reading, 8/14

    6 days ago.

    In the summer of 2014, SPARKy Productions featured a new work by the nonprofit’s founder and artistic director Jennie Franks. In 2015, Jennie took that show on the road and did a reading in New York. On Monday, August 14, “Ayn/Sister” is scheduled for another…

  • The Short Version: Senate Filibuster, Stay or Go?

    2 weeks ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week Cleo looked at the headlines, at presidential pardons, and asked whether or not Trump…

  • Mountain Village: National Night Out, 8/1

    2 weeks ago.

    Bringing together community members and emergency responders, the Mountain Village Police Department is excited to announce the sixth annual National Night Out Tuesday, August 1, 5 –8 p.m. The community is invited to join their neighbors, police, and fire department teams…

  • The Short Version: Net Neutrality

    4 weeks ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week Cleo looked at Google’s$2.7B antitrust fine and wondered where is the line between…

  • Telluride Yoga Fest: Beryl Bender Birch Returns

    4 weeks ago.

    The 10th annual Telluride Yoga Fest, July 20 – July 23, features top tier presenters, among them, Beryl Bender Birch, plus hikes, SUP, music, inspirational talks, and more.  “Only when you can be extremely pliable and soft, can you be…

  • The Trials of Modern Manhood

    1 month ago.

    We empathize with women trying to be superwomen, juggling family, home and office. But men? According to a recent article by Emily BoBrow which recently appeared in The Economist, yes, men too. Traditional ideas of masculinity persist in the workplace, although…

  • Telluride, July 4th: A Story Updated By Elissa Dickson

    1 month ago.

    Telluride on the Fourth of July, a place, a happening straight out of  yesterday, from Kodak, Hallmark, and Rockwell, updated with this whip-smart, spot-on observation by San Miguel County Poet Laureate (and adult program director, Telluride Library), Elissa Dickson. TODAY IS LIFE-…

  • The Short Version: The Better Care Reconciliation Act

    1 month ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. This week Cleo tackles the so-called Better Care Reconciliation Act (BRCA). Note: If you…

  • Poets’ Corner: Feela for Father’s Day

    2 months ago.

    To honor the memory of his father - and friend who was a father who just past – on Father’s Day, David Feela choose to continue a tradition scholars say might have emerged from Babylonian ruins, where upon a 4,000 years…

  • The Short Version: Dodd-Frank Repeal

    2 months ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, the week’s most controversial issues, determine why a particular issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. In a recent iterations of The Short Version, Cleo Abram talked about how…

  • Mountainfilm, Bears Ears, & Protecting National Treasures

    2 months ago.

    We all know by now, especially those of us fortunate enough to live in the Telluride region, that nature is good for us. If we did not know, then we had Florence Williams in town to tell us so. Williams was…

  • TIO Boston: Matisse

    2 months ago.

    Yes, we know. Just post-Mountainfilm, yet another grand slam for Daivd Holbrooke & Co., Telluride is now officially up to its ankles at least in the summer festival season. But there is some unfinished business from our fall trip: for anyone who…

  • The Short Version: How We Can End Partisan Gerrymandering

    2 months ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, the week’s most controversial issues, determine why a particular issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. In a recent iterations of The Short Version, Cleo Abram addressed  the…

  • Aronson: The Sound of Music, Harmony Project

    2 months ago.

    Josh Aronson is a long time, part-time Telluride local. Under the umbrella of Aronson Films, Aronson made MTV videos, television pilots, and specials and over 500 commercials before turning to documentaries in 1999. The multi-talented filmmaker is also a high-level amateur concert pianist,…

  • Book Review: "The Right's Road To Serfdom"

    2 months ago.

    Mountainfilm’s new initiative, announced in December 2016, is The New Normal, a community-wide, grassroots effort to battle climate change and help bring the Telluride region to carbon neutrality – no small challenge because Telluride has a carbon footprint twice the national average. In the…