• Empire of Rock, China's Supercaves

    3 weeks 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

    4 weeks 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…

  • TIO California: Boonville & the Telluride Wine Fest

    4 weeks ago.

    Like Telluride, it’s a little town with big-time charm – and the perfect stop on our march up the coast from Los Angeles to Bellevue, Washington, for a family wedding. Boonville, California was founded in 1862 by John Burgots. The…

  • Longest Day of the Year: Summer Solstice Arrives Saturday

    1 month 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…

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

    2 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

    2 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…

  • Local April Montgomery Appointed Chair of State Water Board

    2 months ago.

    Norwood and longtime Telluride regional resident, April Montgomery, program director of the Telluride Foundation, was recently elected Chair of the  Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB). Governed by a 15-member Board, the CWCB’s responsibilities range from protecting Colorado’s streams and lakes to…

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

    2 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…

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

    3 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

    3 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: “Degenerate Art” at the Neue Galerie

    3 months ago.

    The Neue Galerie’s big spring show, “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937,” was close to  three years in the making, but the pay off in the timing was that it opened more or less on the…

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

    3 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…

  • The Fruita Fat Bike Festival

    3 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

    3 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,…

  • Mourning Loved Ones Millennial Style

    3 months ago.

    Of late, Telluride has had a lot of celebrate (our first Olympian, Gus Kenworthy, the end of a successful ski and cultural season). But the region has also had to shed a few tears following the recent and untimely deaths…

  • Think You Are Like Fine Wine? Just Perhaps, Think Again

    4 months ago.

    A well-worn platitude floating around in the zeitgeist is the one about aging. If you are a Boomer, you've undoubtedly heard it (or said it) : like fine wine, you're not getting older; you're getting better. Well, actress and writer…