• Summer Sunday: Bike Trip

    1 week ago.

    I am not supposed to be riding a road bike through remote Western Utah right now. In fact, there are a hundred, no probably a thousand things that need my attention, namely parenting, working, or writing short stories for the…

  • The 7 Most Amazing Outdoor Hidden Gems in Colorado

    3 weeks ago.

    Colorado is a wonderful place to live. No matter how long you’ve been here, there are still amazing, outdoor places to discover. Wild west, nature loving, and out-of-this-world hidden gems that will surprise you, and take your breath away. 303 Magazine has rounded…

  • Empire of Rock, China's Supercaves

    1 month ago.

    In the above picture, climber Emily Harrington takes the hard way up southern China’s Moon Hill, an arch from the remains of a collapsed cave.  Sightseers have an easier option; a paved walkway to a viewpoint beneath the arch, then…

  • The Last of the Real Mountain Towns

    2 months ago.

    Greg Melville writes in the Outside blog about a little known secret:  "That cabin you’ve always dreamed of? It’s within reach—if you know where to look." You know you've always wanted to buy a cabin high in the mountains. Now's your…

  • Longest Day of the Year: Summer Solstice Arrives Saturday

    2 months ago.

    In an article in Space.com Geoff Gaherty with Starry Night Education, Explains the Science behind the Summer Solstice. The Earth will reach one of its four major way stations Saturday (June 21) during its annual trip around the sun. The…

  • Extroverts Don't Belong on Mars

    2 months ago.

    A new study written about by Olga Khazan in The Atlantic suggests that extroverts, like me, are not meant for long, isolated voyages. Damn, I guess I won't be going to Mars any time soon! Extroverted friends are good for a…

  • Tall Tales: “Copenhagen” at Denver’s John Hand Theater

    3 months ago.

    “Copenhagen,” a play by Michael Frayn, is about a meeting between two people in 1941 that held major implications for the course of events during World War II. That the meeting happened is clear. But what led up to it?…

  • Durango Blues Train: Two Weekends In 2014

    3 months ago.

    The Durango Blues Train is excited to announce the August event's musical lineup for the second weekend of the 2014 Blues Train, taking place August 22nd and 23rd. Musicians include Matthew Curry and the Fury, Alex Maryol, Kirk James, Kipori…

  • Tall Tales: “Venus in Fur” at Denver’s "Curious Theatre"

    3 months ago.

    At the end of “Venus in Fur,” running through Saturday, June 14 at The Curious Theatre in downtown Denver, I wanted to watch it all over again.   The play ends up in a place so far removed from the…

  • TIO on the Road: How I Spent My Spring Vacation

    4 months ago.

    Like a lot of Telluridians, we tend to travel during the Spring and Fall off-seasons. Winter and Summer most of us are pretty busy either enjoying what our area has to offer, helping others enjoy what we have to offer,…

  • This is the ONE Tourist Trap You're Missing Out On In Each U.S. State

    4 months ago.

    Once the  Telluride ski resort closes  and we head into the "mud season" many Telluride locals head off to their favorite beaches and other exotic destinations around the world.  Some of us however, look forward to getting into our cars…

  • What Americans Think Tech Will Look Like in 2064

    4 months ago.

    Having just seen the blockbuster show at New York's Museum of Art and Design,“Out of Hand: Materializing the Post-digital,” about a future when your meals, clothes, car, even your home can be 3D printed, (see link for related story), when…

  • TIO NYC: "The Heir Apparent," by Way of David Ives

    4 months ago.

    Master wordsmith David Ives is probably best known for his evenings of one-act comedies,  All In The Timing and Time Flies. All In The Timing won the Outer Critics Circle Playwriting Award, ran for two years Off-Broadway, and in the 1995-96 season, was the most…

  • TIO NYC: MAD's Out of Hand a Must-See

    4 months ago.

    We arrived in the Big Apple on Monday, toast from a cross-country trip (in a truck. Long story). But, stalwart souls that we are, we hit the ground running on Tuesday, taking in several museum shows, the best of which…

  • The Fruita Fat Bike Festival

    4 months ago.

    Looking for something to do this off-season?  Throw the bikes on the car, grab your compass and get ready for some great outdoor fun. Nestled in western Colorado's alluring high desert  just north west of Grand Junction, Fruita offers a variety…

  • TIO Denver: Monkey Town 4, Dinner Theatre 2.0

    4 months ago.

    Here's a good one for Jeopardy or the Sunday New York Times crossword puzzle: What is the name of the person who invented video art? Art historians universally credit Korean-born Nam June Paik, who was married to another video artist,…