• TIO NYC: “Marie & Rosetta"

    3 days ago.

    Know the name Sister Rosetta Tharpe? I know, not a household name. (But should be.) How about Elvis? Thought so. Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, and Jimi Hendrix. Brands. Icons, right? Well, those musical titans all owe a major debt to Tharpe, (1915–1973), a legend…

  • Where Did Cussing Come From?

    5 days ago.

    Found this story by Maddie Crum in the Huff Post about the origins of cussing. So damn interesting. You’re running late, you’re out the door, you’re sitting in traffic, and some *** **** has the nerve to swerve into your lane, forcing you…

  • TIO Berkshires: Fall Colors Just Part of the Art

    6 days ago.

    A funny thing happened on our way to view porn – 16th and 17th century-style eye-poppers. Never made it to a show at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, 28 paintings of bodacious goddesses and nymphs, heroines and victims, most sporting heaving breasts and generous thighs,…

  • Shrink Rap: Most Dangerous Times of Year for Your Marriage

    1 week ago.

    Editor’s Note: Dr. Paul Hokemeyer is a part-time local, who lives and works in Manhattan, Malibu, and Telluride. He is a nationally recognized expert on Eastern philosophies, relationships, and emotional healing. A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, he holds a Ph.D in psychology,…

  • Doers, Talaya Frazier: MicroMarathon, 9/25

    1 week ago.

    CC4C’s 2016 MicroMarathon 4 Inspiration is a family friendly hike for all ages to enjoy, designed to inspire and help little children seeking diagnosis and healing. The event in Telluride is a hike to Hope Lake, in keeping with the mission of giving…

  • The Short Version: Trigger Warnings

    1 week 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. In some of  the most recent iterations of The Short Version, Cleo Abram looked…

  • Doers: Artist Jane Goren Featured in “Guns,” Group Show in L.A.

    2 weeks ago.

    The focus of Jane Goren’s newest work is guns. It will be on display in a group show appropriately entitled “GUNS,” which takes place at the The Loft at Liz’s in L.A., 453 S. La Brea Avenue, from Saturday, September 24 – Tuesday, November 1.…

  • SPARKy: Venturing Out & Giving Back

    2 weeks ago.

    Connect the dots – founder/artistic director Jennie Franks, board chair Rachel Bowers, even the protagonists in two productions penned by Franks – and the picture becomes clear: SPARKy/ Telluride Playwright Festival is all about strong women. Two summers ago, Playwright Fest featured…

  • Doers: Nancy B. Frank, A Show of Horses

    3 weeks ago.

    Move over George Stubbs. A dark horse named Nancy B. Frank is closing in on your lead and really feeling her, ahem, oats. The path she took was winding, but once this gifted artist hit her stride, she was  – and remains…

  • Telluride Film Fest: AO Scott Interviews Barry Jenkins On "Moonlight"

    3 weeks ago.

    At the screening of  Barry Jenkins’ sophomore project and masterpiece, “Moonlight – a love fest – the rapt audience learned the writer-director had come up through the ranks at the Telluride Film Festival, doing everything to remain involved after his days attending the Student…

  • Doers: Soleil Gaylord, Representing U.S. at 2016 World Mountain Running Championships

    3 weeks ago.

    Please scroll down to the bottom of the story to hear Soleil Gaylord’s podcast. Also, watch the video of her in action at age 5. Key of G please. “Here comes the sun. Here comes the sun…..” And we say,…

  • Doers: Lily Sullivan, Just for Laughs

    1 month ago.

    What’s funny? Blowing raspberries at every little thing that weighs heavy on us: elections, global warming, the guest list for our upcoming party. Sometimes humor is so arch a person could drive a double decker bus through it. What’s funny can also…

  • Telluride Ski Resort Joins Mountain Collective For 2016-17 Season

    1 month ago.

    Telluride Ski Resort announced that it would be joining The Mountain Collective (TM) alliance, a collaborative pass program providing access to some of North America’s best ski mountains. With the addition of Telluride, Mountain Collective pass holders will now be…

  • The Short Version: Free College?

    1 month 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. Last week, Cleo Abram looked at the option of mandatory voting. Given that jury…

  • Summer Sunday: The Wyoming Winds

    1 month ago.

    My husband, Andy, had one week left of vacation and our objectives were simple: to get the kids outside and explore somewhere new. I’d been dreaming about Wyoming for a long time. I hadn’t been in almost 20 years and my…

  • The Incredible Brain of Simone Biles

    1 month ago.

    Telluride First’s 2nd annual Integrative Wellness Summit takes place Friday, September 9 - Sunday, September 11 at the Telluride Conference Center, Mountain Village. This year’s theme: Looking Forward, Aging Backwards: Frontiers of Health, Wellness & Brain Science. Speakers include Dr. David Agus,…