• Celebrating Christmas in Telluride - and Austin

    14 hours ago.

    Editor’s note: When news of my friend Katrine’s win hit my inbox, it struck me that her upbeat story proves Christmas can be more than buy, fry, cry, and wonder why. So if your “ho ho ho” has turned into “ho ho no,” read…

  • Former Telluride Local’s 1st Film Gets Raves

    4 days ago.

    SCOTT COHEN is an artist and director now based in New York, who used to call Telluride home. His photographic works, primarily derived from his own documentary footage, can be found in numerous collections around the world and collectively make up the…

  • CNN’s Hero of the Year: Proving Second Chance Right

    1 week ago.

    We simply could not overlook the coincidence. Timing is everything: this week’s Second Chance column is all about “Pet Parenting for More Meaningful Living” and talks about the profound, often life-changing, life-enhancing bond between humans and their pets. Between soldiers and…

  • Climate Hawks on the Left & Why

    2 weeks ago.

    Not all green-leaning folks fit under one large umbrella. Turns out there are shades of green, real differences among those who love Mother Nature and want to save the planet. In this article which appeared in Grist, David Roberts parses the…

  • Pinhead Institute: Holbrooke Featured by Your Mark on the World

    2 weeks ago.

    Sarah Holbrooke is executive director of Telluride's Pinhead Institute dedicated to bio-literacy and bringing world-class STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education to young people throughout rural Colorado. And that is a sharp right turn from her past career: Sarah was an award-winning…

  • TIO Denver: "Mystery and Mistletoe” Writers Showcase

    2 weeks ago.

    “Mystery and Mistletoe” Writers Showcase at Denver Press Club Thursday, Dec. 11; "Soldier Girls" author Helen Thorpe will MC. The Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America today announced the first annual holiday showcase at the Denver Press Club…

  • Marijuana Going Mainstream

    3 weeks ago.

    A Colorado-based company named “Dixie One” has nothing to do with ice cream. It’s product line includes THC-infused chocolates and a line of elixirs containing 75 milligrams of THC. And earlier this year, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra held a “Classically…

  • Thanksgiving Jokes to Season Your Holiday Dinner

    3 weeks ago.

    You  know how it can be with all the family gathered together over the holidays. One wrong move, one smart (read snarky) remark and someone leaves the table in tears. The whole game changes, however, if everyone stays put and any tears are from laughter. I…

  • Veterans Day, A History

    1 month ago.

    The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held each year on Tuesday, November 11, at Arlington National Cemetery. The ceremony commences precisely at 11:00 a.m. with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns and continues inside the Memorial Amphitheater…

  • Tall Tales: “Kinky Boots"

    1 month ago.

    Buy tickets for “Kinky Boots” at the Denver Center here. Tropes abound, but “Kinky Boots” chews them all up with unabashed pleasure and drops them all in your lap with a big fat smile. The sets fly. The choreography dazzles.…

  • TIO NYC: Seeing Matisse’s Cut-Outs at MOMA

    1 month ago.

    “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” is a show you won’t want to miss. But you will want to wait. (It opened on October 12 and runs through February 8). And you will not want to go on a rainy day. On rainy days…

  • Who Owns the Moon?

    2 months ago.

    Whether you're into mining, energy or tourism, there are lots of reasons to explore space. Some "pioneers" even believe humanity's survival depends on colonizing celestial bodies such as the Moon and Mars, both becoming central hubs for our further journey…

  • In Telluride’s Backyard: Exploring the Four Corners

    2 months ago.

    Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it, Edmund James. Here’s the dirt on dirt. Dirt (or soil) isn’t just a mix of clay, sand and humus that lies over bedrock. It isn’t simply dust, grime or filth…

  • Life After Brooklyn: Moving Out of Brooklyn Because of High Prices

    2 months ago.

    Michelle Higgins, who covers residential real estate for The New York Times, writes about the changing times in Brooklyn.  What was once an affordable alternative to living in Manhattan, is becoming too expensive for many. By many measures, Jeff Huston…

  • 10 Outstanding Texas Wines That Are A Good Value

    2 months ago.

    From the Dallas News comes this article which outlines the 10 most outstanding Texas wine values. Revving up for Texas Wine Month in October, the wine panel looked for outstanding Texas wines that are good values. We sampled a cross-section…

  • Tall Tales: “All the Rage” at Denver’s Curious Theatre

    3 months ago.

    Buy tickets for “All the Rage” at Denver’s Curious Theatre here. Martin Moran’s opening at the beginning of “All the Rage” is the definition of casual. He strolls out the same way he might be dressed for a round of…