• ALACAZEM 2015.04.16

    Yesterday

    April 16 to 23, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Saturn         Evening: Venus, Jupiter A late degree Aries New Moon – which will always take place in the final week of the Aries zodiac month – is a good time to really…

  • TIO L.A.: Stuff To Do & See

    4 days ago.

    Going to Disneyland? Don’t get me started: spring break, wall of noise, sea of people, long lines, hot. If only our activities in the park could have been confined to our grandson’s marching band,  strutting its stuff to the delight…

  • TIO L.A.: J.M.W. Turner at Getty Center

    5 days ago.

    It must be a sign of the times. Boomers all over the world in the fall and winter of their lives seek reassurance: it’s not over ’til it’s over, right? Recent exhibitions in London, New York, Denver and Los Angeles,…

  • TIO NYC: Wolf Hall & Book of Mormon

    1 week ago.

    Now that Telluride’s official ski season 2015 is really and truly over and done, you may be heading out of town for a Big City fix. A little splash-splash in a cultural bath perhaps? If the Big Apple is on your agenda, consider booking tickets now to…

  • The Nature Conservancy: Dance of the Sandhill Cranes

    2 weeks ago.

    “Spring has sprung, The Grass has riz, I wonder where the birdies is? The little bird is on the wing, But that’s absurd!  Because the wing is on the bird!” (Ode to Spring) “For the birds…” "According to Robert Claiborne…

  • TIO Denver: Weekend Getaway

    2 weeks ago.

    Our recent weekend in Denver proved that getting high in the Mile High City does not necessarily twin with cannabis and vaporizers. At the end of the cultural banquet that defined our romantic getaway, we did indeed inhale – the pure…

  • TEDxManhattan: Changing How We Eat

    4 weeks ago.

    This is the week that is for TED Talks and simulcast TEDxTelluride Live, produced by Katrine and Bill Formby. “At our TEDxTellurideLive event, TEDTalks video featuring dynamic speakers should spark deep discussion and connection in a small group,” explains Katrine. For more on…

  • Tall Tales: Curious Theatre Company's “In the Red and Brown Water"

    1 month ago.

    Tickets here for “In the Red and Brown Water” at Denver’s Curious Theatre Company The first play in a trilogy, “In the Red and Brown Water,” serves up that special Curious Theatre recipe of bold, unusual storytelling and a memorable…

  • Healthier Because You Are A Sports Fan? (Yes!)

    2 months ago.

    In 2012, bestselling author, National Geographic Fellow (and hottie) Dan Buettner spoke at Mountainfilm in Telluride. His subject, the blissful “Blue Zones”: places where cultures live longest and happiest, two separate universes, but with distinct overlaps. One common thread: being part…

  • How Much Do We Eat on Superbowl Sunday?

    2 months ago.

    Super Bowl Sunday is all about consumption: we eat up Clydesdales and cuddly pups; gyrating half-time babes; oh yes, the machinations of two outstanding teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots in a balls out (fully inflated) effort to win XLIX – and lots…

  • TIO NYC: Telluride Playwright Festival, “Ayn/Sister"

    2 months ago.

    Last summer, the Telluride Playwright Festival featured a new work by the nonprofit's artistic director Jennie Franks. Jennie's play,"Ayn/Sister," is about the Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter Ayn Rand, whose sister pays her a surprise visit from the Soviet Union of the 1970s. The…

  • TIO in Hawaii: Whales, Turtles, & Surf, Oh My!

    2 months ago.

      Not long after we finished our marathon run around America in early November, Sus and I decided we wanted to take a "warm break" this winter. Susan hasn't done much downhill skiing the past few seasons, favoring x-country, so…

  • Tall Tales: “Charles Ives Takes Me Home,” Curious Theatre

    3 months ago.

    "Charles Ives Takes Me Home,” Denver’s Curious Theatre. Tickets here. The program for “Charles Ives Takes Me Home” tells us that the setting is “Here and There” and the Time is “Now and Then.” We are heading for a trip…

  • Mountainfilm: Reza & "Je Suis Charlie"

    3 months ago.

    Philanthropist, idealist, humanist, architect by training and a globe-trotting heavyweight champion of photojournalism – he is a National Geographic fellow whose images have graced many covers –  the man known simply as Reza was an honored guest of Mountainfilm in Telluride last May.…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.01.08

    3 months ago.

    January 8 to 15, 2015 Visible planets: Morning: Jupiter, Saturn    Evening: Mercury, Venus, Mars Today the phrase “no news is good news” keeps running through my head. I realize this proverbial saying means that not hearing about a situation, or…

  • Honoring Joe Cocker

    3 months ago.

    We remember it well. Telluride Inside... and Out was a young pup, just about one year old, when Steve Gumble brought Joe Cocker to town to be the closer on opening day (September 18, 2009) of the 16th annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. …