• Telluride Library: Author, “Ordinary People,” 9/28

    2 days ago.

    Telluride’s five-star Wilkinson Public Library hosts a conversation and meet-and-greet with “Ordinary People" author Judith Guest. The event takes place Thursday, September 28, 6 p.m. The movie, "Ordinary People,” is scheduled to be shown at the library on Saturday, September 30, 6 p.m. Scroll down to watch…

  • Telluride Library: One Book, One Canyon

    5 days ago.

    Telluride’s five-star Wilkinson Public Library is launching the region’s first community read program. "One Book, One Canyon" is designed to encourage reading for pleasure and to start a conversation. For its inaugural program, WPL staff chose"The Distance Between Us" by Reyna Grande. …

  • Telluride Library: Friends of the Library Book Sale

    3 weeks ago.

    Labor Day weekend and the Telluride Film Festival mark the end of the summer season in Telluride, the crowds and the traffic –  well almost. Telluride Blues & Brews is right around the corner? (September 15 - 17.) And with it, more stars…

  • Poets’ Corner: Feela on Labor Day, One Last Hurrah

    3 weeks ago.

    Labor Day weekend in Telluride twins with the Telluride Film Festival. Elsewhere it is four days that mark the end of summer. Designated a holiday since 1884, Labor Day was instituted to celebrate the contributions of labor to the national welfare of the…

  • "Red Rocks Testimony, Reading on the Soul of Public Lands,” 8/25

    4 weeks ago.

    Telluride’s indie Between the Covers Bookstore and indie publisher Torrey House Press announce “Red Rock Testimony: Readings on the Soul of Americaʼs Public Lands,” at the Ah Haa School on August 25. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; readings begin at 7…

  • Between the Covers: Michael Crouser's "Mountain Ranch"

    1 month ago.

    On Wednesday, August 9, 4 - 6 p.m., Telluride’s Between the Covers Bookstore welcomes author/photographer Michael Crouser for a book launch and signing of his latest work, Mountain Ranch.  Please scroll down to listen to a podcast featuring Michael Crouser. In his…

  • Authors Uncovered: Laura Pritchett & “The Blue Hour, Telluride Art’s HQ, 7/17

    2 months ago.

    Meet Laura Pritchett at the Telluride Library on Monday, July 17, 7 p.m., for Authors Uncovered, an event co-sponsored by the Telluride Library and Between the Covers Bookstore. Listen to her talk about “The Blue Hour,” a story of desire and passion…

  • Authors Uncovered: Brooke Williams & Open Midnight, Library 7/12

    2 months ago.

    Do you believe in ghosts? Is it possible that new life, or better, new perspectives could spring from the shadows of a dead relative? Brooke Williams would answer ”yes.” In fact, Williams gives a full-throated response in the affirmative in his…

  • Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry for Father’s Day

    3 months 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

    3 months 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

    3 months 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

    3 months 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 months 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

    4 months 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

    4 months 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

    4 months 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…