• Talking Gourds: Tracy Lightsey, 11/14

    1 week ago.

    The November edition of the Talking Gourds Poetry Club takes place Tuesday, November 14, 6 p.m. at the Telluride Arts HQ, 135 West Pacific, across the street from Telluride's Wilkinson Library. The featured artist is Tracy Lightsey. "It’s an honor…

  • Telluride Library: "1984," 11/13

    1 week ago.

    Telluride's Wilkinson Public Library is hosting a discussion of George Orwell's "1984." The event takes place Monday, November 13, 5:30 p.m. The talk is led by library staff member Laura Colbert and retired Telluride High School math and English teacher (and former…

  • Talking Gourds: Luis Lopez & Valerie Szarek, 10/24

    4 weeks ago.

    The monthly Talking Gourds Poetry Tour begins at the Telluride Arts HQ Gallery at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24; moves to a new venue on Wrights Mesa outside Norwood at Million Miles Away, located at 1150 County Road Z42,…

  • Rothman Named 4th Poet Laureate at Lit Fest

    1 month ago.

    The Telluride Institute’s Talking Gourds program named David J. Rothman of Crested Butte to serve as the fourth Western Slope Poet Laureate at the Telluride Literary Arts Festival this past May. Started at the Karen Chamberlain Poetry Festival in Carbondale, the…

  • Traveling Gourds Tour: Telluride, 9/26

    1 month ago.

    After a summer hiatus, the Telluride Institute’s Talking Gourds program is hosting Jodie Hollander of Avon as its featured reader for the Traveling Gourds Tour this month, September 25-29. A Norwood reading on the Talking Gourds Tour opens the Tour this…

  • Telluride Library: One Book, One Canyon

    1 month 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

    2 months 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

    2 months 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

    2 months 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"

    3 months 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

    4 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

    4 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

    5 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

    5 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

    5 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

    5 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…