• Telluride Museum: To Bee or Not to Bee

    14 hours ago.

    The Spelling Bee Returns! Telluride Historical Museum’s hosts the 2nd Annual Adult Spelling Bee. Team Spelling Bee is daring, fun, and outrageous – the BUZZ is on!  Is orthography the bee in your bonnet? Do morphemes make your bees' knees quiver…

  • Lundahl Captures Telluride’s “Outlaw Spirit”

    6 days ago.

    “This is a magnificent book, sweeping in its vision of the most beautiful town in America, the magical box canyon where nature perpetually exhibits what Emily Dickinson once called the “far theatricals of day," and where the humans lucky enough…

  • Telluride Museum: “An Evening with Ken Burns”

    2 weeks ago.

    “(Ken) Burns is not only the greatest documentarian of the day, but also the most influential filmmaker period. That includes feature filmmakers like George Lucas and Steven Spielberg. I say that because Burns not only turned millions of persons onto…

  • Telluride Theatre: "Bread & Circus," An Insider Lifts the Curtain

    2 weeks ago.

    “Visionaries, leaders, heroes—those close to the edge of neuroticism—have moved out of the society that would have protected them, and into the dark forest, into the world of fire, of original experience…The courage to face the trials and to bring…

  • One to One Mentoring: Top Chef Competition Friday

    2 weeks ago.

    All proceeds from One to One’s Top Chef event this Friday go to support unique mentoring programs in the region. Presented by Alpine Bank. Get your tickets here or call 970-728-0885. Twenty years ago, in 1994, the One to One…

  • The Palm: Leo Kottke in Concert August 22

    3 weeks ago.

    Go to Leo Kottke’s website: the “Tour Schedule” page is written in reverse type against a black background and features an armadillo  – an animal with a leathery armored shell. (Is there a metaphor and/or big hint lurking in the…

  • Two Skirts & SMRC: Clutch for the Cause Thursday

    3 weeks ago.

    It’s the bag she’s in. When the Telluride Foundation announced that Kristin Holbrook of Two Skirts is the 2014 Outstanding Citizen of the Year, the press release cited “her unwavering commitment to volunteerism, community service and philanthropic giving.”  The nomination…

  • Telluride Theatre: Bread & Circus

    3 weeks ago.

    Telluride Theatre’s “Bread & Circus,” is an original play by artistic director Sasha Sullivan in collaboration with the cast & crew. Curtain, 8:00 pm, August 17-22, in the Hotel Madeline ballroom. Free, though a $15 donation is greatly appreciated. To become a…

  • Telluride Arts: Art Walk Highlites, August

    3 weeks ago.

    No doubt the two featured artists at Arroyo, 220 East Colorado, Alberto Murillo and Chriss Crossen, owe a debt to artists such as Helen Frankenthaler, Ken Noland, Morris Louis, who were among the superstar Color Field painters of the 1960s.…

  • Telluride Library: Afghanistan Update 8/7

    4 weeks ago.

    When this Telluride local opens his emails in the morning he finds the same daily reminders, sales events, and news feeds we all find. However – and here’s the rub – Lawry de Bivort,  a long-time Middle East analyst, might also find a…

  • Telluride History Museum: August, Fireside Chats & Ken Burns

    4 weeks ago.

    As the summer winds down, things heat up at the Telluride Historical Museum. August includes Fireside Chats, 11th annual Feasting on History: A Culinary Tour Through Telluride, and a special Evening with Ken Burns.  Fireside Chats:  'Rosie the Riveter'  …

  • Mudd Butts #28: It’s About Time

    4 weeks ago.

    It may be children’s theater, but the Telluride Academy’s Mudd Butt Mystery Theatre Troupe has never shied away from the deep issues that confront the human condition. Playfully woven into an often wacky story line enacted by middle-schoolers in wild costumes carrying…

  • Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend Prize Winners

    4 weeks ago.

    The Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend, that happened July 19 and 20, provided an insider’s look into the depth of the creative talent within the Telluride Arts District. The event, in its third year, was intimate and inspiring; connecting creative…

  • Telluride Arts: “Anthropomorphism,” Katy Parnello, 8/1/2014

    4 weeks ago.

    Telluride Arts’ Gallery 81435 features artist/choreographer Katy Parnello in “Anthropomorphism,” an exhibit and live performance Join Telluride Arts for a closing party and live performance as part of Katy Parnello’s exhibit, Anthropomorphism. The event takes place at Gallery 81435 (across…

  • Between the Covers: “Telluride: A Silver Past, A Golden Future”

    4 weeks ago.

    Same old story: came for a visit; put down roots. But this particular Telluride tale has a uniquely artful twist: a gorgeous coffee-table book entitled “Telluride: A Silver Past, A Golden Future.” “Telluride: A Silver Past, A Golden Future,” conceived…

  • The Palm: BalletCollective Performs 8/2/2014

    1 month ago.

    A short history of a dance residency in Telluride: In the halcyon days of the 1990s, instigated by former prima ballerina Valerie Madonia, a nonprofit known as the Telluride Society for the Performing Arts Dance signed a five-year contract with…