• Young People’s Theater Presents: “Max & Minerva’s Magical Machine”

    4 days ago.

    For the last original play of her 17-year run, Jennifer Julia, artistic director of Telluride's Sheridan Arts Foundation’s Young People’s Theater, wrote and directed “Max & Minerva’s Magical Machine.” The show is scheduled to be performed by students in grades 3 - 5 at…

  • Spring Sunday: Running as the Days Grow Longer

    1 month ago.

    Ed. Note: When Emily wrote this it was Spring in Telluride. In the meantime we've had two storms, and over 2 feet of snow. So, I've decided to leave the slider image titled "Snow Sunday." Her title will continue to…

  • Snow Sunday: Singles Line

    1 month ago.

    Remember back in the day when there was no singles line in Telluride? Instead of being automatically funneled into the lift line and efficiently matched up with an incomplete chair load, you stood in line awkwardly, looked around, then yelled,…

  • Telluride Academy: Sunset Scramble

    1 month ago.

    Telluride Academy hosts Sunset Scramble. Snowshoe events takes place Thursday, March 24, 6 p.m. Adventure begins at base of Lift 4, Mountain Village. Visitors and locals, adults and kids are all invited to attend what Telluride Academy hopes will become…

  • TASP: “20 Years of Blue” Celebration

    2 months ago.

    Tickets for TASP’s “20 Years of Blue” Celebration, $70 in advance.; $75 at the door here. Tickets will also be for sale in Heritage Plaza in Mountain Village in front of the TASP van on Thursday, March 3, and Friday, March 4,…

  • Snow Sunday: Blackout

    2 months ago.

    When a huge boulder knocked out Telluride’s power a few weeks ago and the entire valley went black for close to 24-hours, a curious thing happened: most of the town was thrilled. People lit candles and settled in for the…

  • Snow Sunday: Moving Out of Town

    2 months ago.

    My cold arrived the same day that the moving boxes arrived. Of course it did. It made sense in some kind of perverse world order that at the same time that I was that packing up the home that had…

  • Snow Sunday: The Power of Women Friends

    3 months ago.

    My daughter came home in tears from school. Girl drama, as we call it, apparently strikes earlier than it did when we were young. She’s only in the first grade, but already the social hierarchy and personality conflicts are starting.…

  • A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum

    3 months ago.

    Something familiar, something peculiar, something for everyone is happening tonight –or rather, Friday through Sunday nights, January 29 – January 31, 2016, at 6 p.m. That’s when the Sheridan Arts Foundation Young People’s Theatre presents director Jen Julia’s adaptation – for…

  • Telski Celebrates Telluride Adaptive Sports Program

    3 months ago.

    Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a new initiative by the Telluride Ski and Golf Company. While justifiably proud of Telluride's reputation as a haven for those seeking the biggest drops, the gnarliest lines, Telski has launched the…

  • Peter Yarrow in Concert 12/29, Just for Kids

    4 months ago.

    A memorable hour of songs for kiddos and their families featuring legendary singer Peter Yarrow. Concert at the Nugget Theater on Tuesday, December 29, 4 - 5 p.m. in support of the Telluride Academy's Mudd Butts International. To reserve seats, contact Wendy Brooks at 970-708-1333…

  • Snow Sunday: What Skiing With Teenagers Can Teach You

    4 months ago.

    It was the last thing I needed to be doing. Ski P.E. at the Telluride Mountain School. I had papers to grade, a house to pack up to rent for Christmas, a graduate school class to prepare for, and a…

  • Poets’ Corner: A Xmas Gift from Rosemerry

    4 months ago.

    No matter how darn organized you are, it is likely there is at least one person on your Christmas shopping list who has stopped you dead in your (very tired by now) tracks. Or some stocking that is not stuffed…

  • Snow Sunday: Finding Fun at a Vail Hockey Tournament

    4 months ago.

    I have to admit. When I discovered my older daughter Siri had a weekend-long hockey tournament in Vail, I wasn’t thrilled. Time is precious. But it is especially precious during the holiday season when there are cards to mail, cookies…

  • Mountain Village: Holiday Prelude

    4 months ago.

    The Town of Mountain Village is being transformed into the North Pole for this year’s Holiday Prelude celebration. The weekend events take place Friday – Sunday December 11-13, 2015. Holiday Prelude is a collaborative effort among the Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association,…

  • Snow Sunday: Wet Paint, Locked Banks, & World Peace

    5 months ago.

    I had this really snarky, hilarious friend in college named Kristin. Kristin was always saying and doing funny things, like trying to open the doors to a bank at night (someday someone’s going to forget to lock them, right?) and…