• Talking Gourds: North Fork Poets Miller & McGarry Featured

    Yesterday

    The Telluride Institute’s Talking Gourds Poetry Club for Tuesday, Aug. 5th (8:00 pm at Arroyo) features two inspiring Colorado women, deeply influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, who’ve been writing all their lives. Tara Edna Miller and her husband Sam Brown have…

  • Telluride Library: Bioneer HiLites

    3 days ago.

    Join the movement for environmental, cultural and social wellness! Hear fascinating speakers and take part in interesting conversations at Wilkinson Public Library the last Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m., when we show video excerpts from the 2013 Bioneers…

  • Between the Covers: “Telluride: A Silver Past, A Golden Future”

    3 days ago.

    Same old story: came for a visit; put down roots. But this particular Telluride tale has a uniquely artful twist: a gorgeous coffee-table book entitled “Telluride: A Silver Past, A Golden Future.” “Telluride: A Silver Past, A Golden Future,” conceived…

  • Between the Covers: Award-winning Author Gail Storey in Town

    1 week ago.

    Gail D. Storey is the author of "I Promise Not to Suffer: A Fool for Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail,” winner of the  National Outdoor Book Award, Foreword IndieFab Book of the Year Award, Colorado Book Award, Nautilus Silver Award, and…

  • Poets’ Corner: Feela for Father’s Day

    1 month ago.

    To honor the memory of his father 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 ago, a boy named Elmesu carved a message of good health…

  • Tall Tales: Begley’s Biography of Updike, Reviewed

    2 months ago.

    If you marvel at the prose of John Updike, you’ll enjoy the biography by Adam Begley. I suppose my job is to answer the question for non-believers: Why should I read this?  My answer is this: Begley’s fine portrait helps us…

  • Ah Haa LitFest Workshop: Amy Irvine McHarg & Craig Childs

    2 months ago.

    "Raising the Dead: A Walking Celebration of Landscape and Literature," Saturday, May 17 Writers, readers and lovers of books are invited to a workshop with award-winning Colorado authors Amy Irvine McHarg and Craig Childs on Saturday, May 17, 8:30 am-noon.…

  • Telluride LitFest: Pam Houston at Library, 5/18/2014

    2 months ago.

    In conjunction with the first annual Telluride Literary Arts Festival, the Wilkinson Public Library is hosting a very special event with author Pam Houston. The event takes place Sunday, May 18, 10:00 am. Join us for coffee and bagels and book talk.…

  • Lit Fest's Burlesque: "Taking it All Off” – Poetically

    2 months ago.

    This is the razor’s edge. It is the line between sexuality, tease, and the real deal, the raw, cutthroat gulp where performance meets poetry, where neo-Burlesque meets memoir, where fiction flies like a dove from a magic hat. This is…

  • Poet’s Corner: Kierstin Bridger for Mother’s Day (in Nigeria)

    2 months ago.

    Did you know that 72 percent of moms felt more beautiful when they were pregnant. And for Mother’s Day (today), 1 in 4 moms say they want a trip to the spa, all according to blogs.baby center.com. Jennifer Borget’s post…

  • Poets' Corner: Two from Rosemerry for Mother’s Day

    2 months ago.

    Editor’s note: Internet research came up with the history of Mother’s Day. The tribute was first suggested in 1872 by Julia Ward Howe (who wrote the words to the “Battle Hymn of the Republic”) as a day dedicated to peace. In 1907,…

  • Telluride Literary Arts Festival: Overview

    2 months ago.

    First Literary Arts Festival in Telluride features eclectic events for book lovers. Come get “Lit” in town, Thursday, May 15 – Sunday, May 18.  “This is an opportunity for everyone to get together and party about reading," says Between the Covers…

  • Wilkinson Library: New Book Return Drop Down Valley

    3 months ago.

    Get-together to celebrate on April 22 Wilkinson Public Library and the Friends of the Library are pleased to announce that a new book return drop box has been installed on the porch of the M&M Mercantile in Placerville (240 Front…

  • Talking Gourds Poetry Club: Jack Mueller Featured April 1

    4 months ago.

    You'd be a fool to miss it. Celebrating National Poetry Month, The Telluride Institute’s Talking Gourds Poetry Club features the legendary North Beach poet and Log Hill Village recluse, Jack Mueller, on April Fool's day or Tuesday, April 1, 6…

  • Wilkinson Library: "The Piano," March 3

    5 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival, San Miguel Resource Center and Wilkinson Public Library Collaborate for March Cinematheque  The Telluride Film Festival, the San Miguel Resource Center and Wilkinson Public Library are pleased to present March’s edition Cinematheque, a collaboration that brings Festival-quality…

  • Poets' Corner: Goodtimes for Valentine's Day

    5 months ago.

    Marketing guru Scott Haltzmann wrote a book entitled "Eight Ways to Win Your Wife's Heart Forever." When it was published back in 2006, woman gave it as a gift to their hubbies on Valentine's Day. Among the helpful hints for…