• Telluride Blues & Brews: Tickets on Sale Now!

    Yesterday

    Festival scheduled for September 18-20, 2015. Tickets on sale March 2, 10:00 a.m.  mountain time. You snooze, you lose: tickets generally sell out in minutes. Celebrating 22 years in Telluride, Colorado, the annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival​ will take place on September 18-20,…

  • 39th Annual Telluride Jazz Festival: Initial Line-up 2015

    3 days ago.

    Grammy-winning saxophonist Ernie Watts, James Brown collaborator Maceo Parker, New Orleans Supergroup The M&Ms & More Set to Play Telluride Jazz Festival July 31 ­- August 2, 2015   Two-time Grammy Award winning saxophonist Ernie Watts, rare New Orleans supergroup…

  • Mountainfilm: New Partnership With dZi Foundation

    4 days ago.

    Ridgway organization works with underserved communities in Nepal  Telluride Mountainfilm and the Ridgway-based dZi Foundation announced a new nonprofit partnership aimed at getting audiences and supporters to become even more engaged, inspired, and galvanized to take effective actions. The two organizations…

  • Telluride Bluegrass: “Music Festival of the Year"

    6 days ago.

    Last Saturday night, February 21, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival was awarded “Music Festival of the Year” at the 26th Annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards, held at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. This marks the first time a Colorado festival, or any…

  • Telluride Yoga Fest: New Year, New Intensions

    1 month ago.

    Namaste passes $285 and Guru passes $385. Purchase tickets here. The 8th annual Telluride Yoga Festival, July 9 – July 12, plans to offer over 100 classes, meditation sessions, hikes, music, dinners, social gatherings and more. Headliners include: Sianna Sherman, Tias Little, Christina…

  • Telluride Fire Fest: Anton Viditz Ward

    1 month ago.

    When the first ever Telluride Fire Festival ignites Wednesday, January 14, the guest list of founders Erin Ries and Christ Myers includes a number of very hot kinetic artists: Duane Flatmo, who brings his now legendary fiery beast “El Pulpo” to town (…

  • Mountainfilm: Reza & "Je Suis Charlie"

    1 month ago.

    Philanthropist, idealist, humanist, architect by training and a globe-trotting heavyweight champion of photojournalism – he is a National Geographic fellow whose images have graced many covers –  the man known simply as Reza was an honored guest of Mountainfilm in Telluride last May.…

  • Telluride Fire Fest: Duane Flatmo Brings “El Pulpo"

    1 month ago.

    Art and technology meet in the two-story (26-feet tall) fire-breathing, steampunk windup toy affectionately known as “El Pulpo Mecanico” (Mechanical Octopus). El Pulpo is a found object masterpiece fashioned from junk found at at local scrap yard in Arcata California…

  • Telluride Fire Festival: Cooler Than Burning Man...Literally

    2 months ago.

    Inaugural event ignites Wednesday, January 14 and burns hot through Monday, January 19. Tickets here. Some like it hot. And in the Telluride region the New Year is off to a flaming start thanks to two locals, Erin Ries and Chris Myers. From the fire in their bellies…

  • Telluride Bluegrass: 2015 Line-up Announced

    2 months ago.

    As we approach the winter solstice, Planet Bluegrass is proud to announce the preliminary single-day lineup for the 42nd Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival (June 18-21, 2015). * Sam Bush Band * Cooder - White - Skaggs * John Butler Trio…

  • Mountainfilm: Annual Winter Film Event, 12/26

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Mountainfilm presents two special screenings,a Telluride premiere, of the award-winning film “Valley Uprising,” a thrilling documentary from Sender Films about the history of climbing in Yosemite National Park. Sheridan Opera House, Friday, December 26, 4 p.m.(doors, 3:30 p.m.) and…

  • “Magic" 'Shrooms & Depression: Possible Treatment?

    2 months ago.

    On November 10, we received an email from Telluride Institute board prez Dan Collins, announcing Maggie Klinedinst would be executive director of the 2015 Telluride Mushroom Festival. Maggie, a festival regular, has for years worked at The Johns Hopkins Behavioral Pharmaceutical…

  • Mountainfilm: “An Honest Liar,” Backstory

    3 months ago.

    James "The Amazing" Randi was a guest at Mountainfilm 2014, in support of the doc about his life and work, “An Honest Liar," a festival favorite – both the film and the man. James Randi became a world-famous magician and escape artist…

  • Telluride Film Fest: The New Yorker Reviews “Birdman"

    3 months ago.

    We led with the film when we posted our review on Telluride Inside... and Out right after Labor Day weekend. Alejandro Inarritu’s “Birdman” was one of the buzziest films of the 41st annual Telluride Film Festival. With his very insightful, very funny, very…

  • Mountainfilm: Afghanistan

    4 months ago.

    For much of the past decade, for Mountainfilm's Moving Mountains Symposium, we’ve chosen environmental themes, issues we’ve felt were essential to the global conversation. This year, we’re changing directions and will focus on Afghanistan. Mountainfilm has not selected a theme directly tied to a…

  • Mountainfilm: Commitment Grants Awarded

    4 months ago.

    Mountainfilm in Telluride is all about “celebrating indomitable spirit.“ The event, traditionally the kick off Telluride’s nonstop summer festival season,  is dedicated to educating, inspiring and motivating audiences about issues that matter, cultures worth exploring, environments worth preserving, adventures worth…