• Cinematheque,“Thelma & Louise,” Welcomes Special Guest

    Yesterday

    Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library – Summer Series. This Monday’s Cinematheque welcomes a very special guest - Glory Fioramonti, Susan Sarandon's stunt double in “Thelma & Louise." The Telluride Film Festival and Wilkinson Public Library are thrilled to…

  • Burkey Wins $1000 Mark Fischer Poetry Prize

    Yesterday

    Jill Burkey of Grand Junction received the $1000 Mark Fischer Poetry Prize for her poem, “Beginning Mind,” at a ceremony May 16, 2015, during the Talking Gourds poetry program segment of the Telluride Literary Arts Festival. Mark’s widow, Elaine Fischer…

  • Trommer Named Western Slope Poet Laureate

    2 days ago.

    Word Woman Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer of Placerville, Telluride, was named the third Poet Laureate of the Western Slope during the Talking Gourds Poetry Performances Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the Ah Haa School of the Arts during the Second Telluride…

  • Outlaw Reflections: Memorial Day, “Black Granite"

    1 week ago.

    Memorial Day is a federal holiday, first first widely observed May 1868. The celebration commemorated the sacrifices of soldiers during the Civil War. Following the proclamation, participants decorated graves of more than 20,000 Union and Confederate soldiers. In years since World War I, the…

  • Telluride Library: Neuroplasticity Tween/Teen Brain, 5/20

    1 week ago.

    Neuroplasticity is the brain’s ability to change based on experiences. Plasticity is the essence of adolescent neurobiology and underlies both the enormous learning potential and the vulnerability of the tween/teen years. We-R-1 and Wilkinson Public Library are hosting a community…

  • LitFest: Literary Burlesque 5/15

    2 weeks ago.

    Seven talented women writers reveal vulnerability through Literary Burlesque. "Close to the Bone," Friday, May 15, 7 p.m. at the Ah Haa School. What’s beneath the language of poetry? What does it mean to be vulnerable, to be a woman…

  • Talking Gourds Poetry Circle: Back To Its Roots

    2 weeks ago.

    Since 1989, Telluride has been a mecca for poetry on Colorado’s Western Slope. Now, the Telluride Institute (TI) is bringing a three-day poetry gathering back to town as part of the 2nd Annual Telluride Literary Arts Festival (TLAF), May 14-17,…

  • 2nd Telluride Literary Arts Festival, Overview

    2 weeks ago.

    “This is an opportunity to get together and party around the joy of reading. It is a celebration of that good ole fashioned past-time,” said Between the Covers Bookstore co-owner Daiva Chesonis, one of the original conspirators behind Telluride’s newest shoulder-season happening: Telluride Literary Arts Festival…

  • Poets’ Corner: Erika Moss Gordon For Mother’s Day

    3 weeks ago.

    In most cases, the lucky ones, mothers are the Linus blankets of our early lives. We hang on as long as we can. Early on, we can’t go to sleep without them nearby. When we think of our most cherished childhood memories, moms typically…

  • Poets’ Corner: Feela for Mother’s Day

    3 weeks ago.

    According to several blog sites,  72 percent of moms felt more beautiful when they were pregnant. And for Mother’s Day, 1 in 4 moms say they want a trip to the spa.  And that goes for grandmothers too. Why shouldn’t grandmothers be…

  • Talking Gourds Poetry Club: May, Anstett & Nicola

    3 weeks ago.

    May’s Gourds Features Aaron Anstett and James B. Nicola The Talking Gourds Poetry Club presents two very accomplished poets May 5, 6 p.m,  at Arroyo’s Telluride: Aaron Anstett of Colorado Springs and James B. Nicola of New York City. Currently a…

  • Outlaw Reflections: “Epoxy Deluxe"

    4 weeks ago.

    The following is an excerpt from "EPOXY DELUXE,” a book Oleh Lysiak is working on about THE FLYING EPOXY SISTERS. The story line features both contemporary and historical Telluride and is a Telluride Inside... and Out exclusive. With muscular phrases such as…

  • Tri-County Health: National Library Week

    1 month ago.

    Tri-County Health Network promotes National Library Week, April 12-18 Tri-County Health Network joins the nation in celebrating our local libraries during National Library Week, April 12-18, highlighting the changing role of libraries, librarians, and library workers. Libraries today are more than…

  • “Trapline": Get Caught Up with Allison Coil

    1 month ago.

    Mark Stevens latest title is a finalist for the 2015 Colorado Book Award  It’s impossible to read Trapline, Mark Stevens’ third book in the Allison Coil mystery series, and not be ensnared. Trapline is more than just a carefully wrought…

  • Outlaw Reflection: Paddle Moon

    1 month ago.

    The end of ski season marks the official start of Telluride’s anodyne off season, when many locals hit the road in search of adventure near and far. This story by former Telluride local Oleh Lysiak is about one perfect solo fishing expedition in a…

  • Outlaw Reflections: Baja

    1 month ago.

    The end of ski season this coming weekend marks the official start of Telluride’s off season, when many locals head for the hills – or rivers and streams. This story by former Telluride local Oleh Lysiak is about a favorite hang among…