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

    1 week 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 week 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

    2 weeks 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…

  • Telluride Lit Fest: 4th Annual Literary Burlesque

    2 weeks ago.

    Founded by award-winning author-poet-teacher and Telluride local Amy Irvine, Literary Burlesque is the signature, (read, always sold-out), event of the Telluride Literary Arts Festival, or Lit Fest, May 19-21. Tickets, $15, are on sale now at Telluride’s Ah Haa School or Between the Covers…

  • Poets’ Corner: Bridger for Mother’s Day

    2 weeks 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

    2 weeks 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

    2 weeks 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,…

  • Ah Haa: Bookbinding Exhibition Opens 4/24

    1 month ago.

    The American Academy of Bookbinding's national bookbinding exhibition, OPEN–SET, opens in the Ah Haa School's Daniel Tucker Gallery on April 24 and runs through May 20, 2017. This month, the Ah Haa School for the Arts unveils perhaps its most prestigious…

  • 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

    2 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

    2 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…

  • Ah Haa: Paul Evans, Surprises & Amazes, 3/14- 3/16

    2 months ago.

    Paul Evans returns to once again razzle-dazzle his audience with three more engaging lectures at Telluride’s Ah Haa School for the Arts, The dates are Tuesday, March 14, Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The talks are free and…

  • Telluride Film Fest: “Wild Strawberries,” Library, 3/6

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival's Cinematheque is collaboration between the Telluride Film Festival and the Wilkinson Public Library. The new series, Road Trip, begins with Ingmar Bergman’s “Wild Strawberries,” (1957, 91 minutes). Program at the Library takes place Monday, March 6, 6 p.m. Scroll…

  • Talking Gourds, February: Wild Rose & McRedeye Featured, 2/21

    3 months ago.

    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer of Placerville and Art Goodtimes of Norwood are the featured performers for the Telluride Institute's Traveling Gourds Tour, Tuesday, February 21-Friday, February 24, visiting Telluride, Colona, and Fruita. (A regularly scheduled Thursday night stop at Cimarron Coffeeroasters in Ridgway has…

  • Poets’ Corner: Our Poet Laureate Brings the Heat for Valentine’s Day

    3 months ago.

    It was standing room only last December at the Telluride Institute's Talking Gourds Poetry bash and San Miguel Poet Laureate Elissa Dickson did not disappoint her crowd. For the end-of-the-year celebration, she delivered fireworks in the form of her unfiltered words, bringing the house down…

  • For Valentine’s Day: Five Tips for Riding With Your Sweetie

    3 months ago.

    This story by Deb Dion, now co-owner and editor-in-chief of Telluride Magazine, was originally published in 2013. But no truer words were ever spoken. On Valentine’s Day, it is not little boxes, not tickets to a game, not chocolates, not flower, it…