• The Short Version: The Better Care Reconciliation Act

    3 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. This week Cleo tackles the so-called Better Care Reconciliation Act (BRCA). Note: If you…

  • Poets’ Corner: Feela for Father’s Day

    1 week 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 weeks 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

    3 weeks 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

    3 weeks 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

    4 weeks 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

    4 weeks 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"

    4 weeks 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…

  • 7 Things You Don’t Know About Mother’s Day's Dark History

    1 month ago.

    This story about the backstory of Mother’s Day was written by Brian Handwerk and published in National Geographic. Turns out the holiday started out as an antiwar statement, but turf battles over who owned Mother’s Day kept on keeping on.…

  • Poets’ Corner: Feela for Mother’s Day (In Memorium)

    1 month ago.

    Mother's Day holds a wholly different meaning for anyone whose mom has passed away. Poems become tributes and hope to offer comfort – like this one from poet (and regular Telluride Inside... and Out contributor) David Feela: "This is a poem of…

  • Poets’ Corner: Bridger for Mother’s Day

    1 month ago.

    Tick tock. It is very nearly time to celebrate Mother’s Day, which is Sunday, May 14. (Although we should celebrate moms everyday.) It is also a day all mom’s who are mindful are reminded of time passing; little hearts growing, then scattering: Where are…

  • Your Inner Athlete: "What If" Plans

    1 month ago.

    Dr. Haley Perlus is a regular presenter at the Telluride WOW Festival, this year, Thursday, June 8 – Sunday, June 11. This week, the sport and exercise psychology expert talks about refocusing techniques if and when a "what if" moment (inevitably) occurs.…

  • TIO NYC: "Vanity Fair," Not Fair, Excellent

    1 month ago.

    "Vanity Fair," a major hit, just extended its run again, this time through May 27, 2017, at the Pearl Theatre. GO! Tickets here. The little man with a big ego and major complex seems to have stepped out of history and appears…

  • TIO Boston: Botticelli

    1 month ago.

    Clams on the half shell. Meh. Babes? Now we are talking. Specifically we are talking about Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, nicknamed, Sandro Botticelli (“Little Barrel”) and his most famous painting, 'The Birth of Venus." The iconic image is a celebration…

  • Best Friend Handbook: Drink Up

    1 month ago.

    My friend Katherine Stuart writes a wonderful blog,”Best Friend Handbook,” everything from fashion and beauty tips to nutrition and recipes – including recipes for success. In one of her latest blogs, Katherine talks about the importance of staying hydrated. Yes, we know…

  • Virtues of Isolation

    2 months ago.

    Is being alone (i.e. without your phone, social media, even real friends) a scary thing? Or is your relationship with yourself strong enough to make solitary down time a welcomed way to retune your batteries? In this story from The Atlantic,…