• Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry for Father’s Day

    6 days ago.

    Father's Day is a celebration honoring, well, fathers. The holiday also celebrates fatherhood in general, paternal bonds, and the influence of dads in society. For some, however, Father’s Day is shorthand for pulling out a wallet. Again. Gifts of watches and Fitbits, beard trimmers and bespoke…

  • 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…

  • Poets’ Corner: Art for Father’s Day

    1 week ago.

    How did Father’s Day come about? According to history.com, during the 1920s and 1930s, a movement arose to scrap Mother’s Day and Father’s Day altogether in favor of a single holiday, Parents’ Day. Every year on Mother’s Day, pro-Parents’ Day…

  • Talking Gourds: Norwood, Peter Anderson Reading

    2 weeks ago.

    The Telluride Institute’s Talking Gourds Poetry Project announces the second feature of its summer Guest Gourd series with a performance in Norwood: Peter Anderson of Crestone will be reading from his new work Heading Home: Field Notes, a collection of…

  • 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…

  • Lit Fest & Talking Gourds: Anna Scotti of California Wins 20th Annual Fischer Prize

    1 month ago.

    Get ‘Litʼ in Telluride at the 4th Telluride Literary Arts Festival. The weekend features eclectic events for lovers of books, reading, and poetry, Friday, May 19 – Sunday, May 21. Tickets, $15, to Saturday night’s Literary Burlesque are on sale as of Monday, May 8,…

  • Telluride Library: Amazing Author Greg Hobbs

    1 month ago.

    "Amazing Author," poet, water rights activist, and retired Colorado Supreme Court justice Greg Hobbs presents at Telluride's five-star Wilkinson Public Library Monday, May 15, 6 p.m. Event is free and open to the public. This coming Monday at Telluride's five-star library, Greg…

  • Poets’s Corner: 3 for Mother’s Day from Rosemerry Trommer

    1 month ago.

    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, Philadelphian…

  • 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…

  • Telluride Lit Fest: Featured Guest Author, Lydia Peelle

    1 month ago.

    Get ‘Litʼ in Telluride. The 4th Telluride Literary Arts Festival. The weekend features eclectic events for lovers of books, reading, and poetry, Friday, May 19 – Sunday, May 21. Tickets, $15, to Saturday night’s Literary Burlesque went on sale as of Monday, May 8, at…

  • Telluride Literary Arts Fest 2017: Overview

    1 month ago.

    Get ‘Litʼ in Telluride at the 4th Telluride Literary Arts Festival. The weekend features eclectic events for lovers of books, reading, and poetry, Friday, May 19 – Sunday, May 21. Tickets, $15, to Saturday night’s Literary Burlesque are on sale as of Monday, May 8,…

  • Talking Gourds: Tours Hosts Rosen, Honors Mueller, 4/25

    2 months ago.

    Monthly Talking Gourds show begins at the Telluride Arts Gallery at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, at the Telluride Arts Gallery and Offices, 135 West Pacific. For the last poetry tour until the fall, the Telluride Institute’s Talking Gourds program…

  • Telluride Film Fest Cinematheque: "Five Easy Piece," 4/3

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque is collaboration between The Telluride Film Festival and Wilkinson Public Library. On Monday, April 3, 6 p.m., the featured film is FIVE EASY PIECES (1970), part of the "Road Trip" series. Free to all. Scroll down to…

  • Friends of the Library Book Sale, 3/24-3/26

    3 months ago.

    Telluride’s Wilkinson Public Library joins seven other libraries in Colorado to be recognized nationally with a “Star Ranking,” but is the only Colorado Five Star library– for the ninth year in a row. And some of that star power is thanks to…

  • Talking Gourds March: Franks Coons Featured, 2/21

    3 months ago.

    Sometimes growth is good. And the Telluride Institute’s Talking Gourds performance poetry program is pleased to announce that Frank H. Coons of Grand Junction will be inaugurating the Tour’s new Thursday nights in Delta County. The March Talking Gourds show…