• Mountainfilm: Free Encore Series at Library

    3 days ago.

     Local classroom outreach and night of films for community, Mountainfilm’s free encore series at Telluride Library begins Wednesday, March 25, 6 p.m. Tickets/passes to Mountainfilm here. With a touring arm that places film curriculum in schools across the country and beyond,…

  • Telluride Yoga Festival 2015: What’s New

    2 weeks ago.

    One definition of yoga is moving from one place to a higher, better place. Welcome to the Telluride Yoga Festival 2015. Check out all the fun and new extra's coming your way for the 8th annual gathering and purchase tickets…

  • RE:treat, Off the Cuff: Snowga? Really?

    2 weeks ago.

    These days, yoga dances with many unlikely partners: nudity, marijuana, SUP, heat, even dogs. But snow? Yes, according to this recent article by Courtney Rubin in The New York Times entitled “Frozen Yoga? It’s Snowga.” Pairing yoga and snow in March brings us home, where…

  • Telluride Bluegrass Fest: Single-Day Line-up All In Now!

    2 weeks ago.

    Planet Bluegrass is proud to announce the complete single-day main stage lineup for the 42nd Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival, June 18-21, 2015. The complete lineup includes final additions: Janelle Monáe, Robert Earl Keen, Rhonda Vincent, Brett Dennen, Steep Canyon Rangers, and…

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

    4 weeks 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 weeks 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"

    4 weeks 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 Fire Fest: So Hot, It Was Way Cool

    2 months ago.

    The first-ever annual Telluride Fire Festival was a blazing success. As expected, the five-day event drew attendees from Telluride, Mountain Village and the Four Corners, but also crowds from addresses as far away as New York, Texas, Illinois, and California. The Wednesday…

  • Telluride Fire Fest: Anton Viditz Ward

    2 months 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"

    2 months 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"

    2 months 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 Jazz Fest: Guest of Honor Announced

    2 months ago.

    The Guest of Honor for the 39th annual Telluride Jazz Festival is two-time Grammy Award winning saxophonist Ernie Watts. Starting his vibrant career at the tender age of 13, Watts has been featured on over 500 recordings with artists ranging from Thelonious…

  • Telluride Bluegrass: 2015 Line-up Announced

    3 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

    3 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?

    3 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 2014: Lincoln Center, New York

    4 months ago.

    In the run-up to Thanksgiving, a treat for denizens of the Big Apple: for the 5th year, Mountainfilm in Telluride returns to the Film Society of Lincoln Center  with a weekend of documentaries about adventure, environment, and culture. But mainly…