• Lundahl Captures Telluride’s “Outlaw Spirit”

    3 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”

    1 week 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…

  • Telluride Adaptive Sports: 16th Annual Bob Miller Golf Classic

    2 weeks ago.

    Fundraiser takes place Thursday September 11, 2014. On Thursday, September 11, 2014 the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program will host their 16th Annual Bob Miller Memorial Golf Classic. This tournament will take place at the Telluride Ski and Golf Club in…

  • The Palm: Leo Kottke in Concert August 22

    2 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

    2 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

    2 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…

  • Club Red at Telluride Conference Center: Deer Tick

    3 weeks ago.

    "Ragged Chuck Berry grooves and punk-country riffs are topped by frontman John Joseph McCauley III's Winston-stained howls about alcoholics, gold-digging women and poverty-stricken couples who can't foot their bills," Rolling Stone about Deer Tick An uber-hip band returns to the…

  • Telluride Library: Afghanistan Update 8/7

    3 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

    3 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…

  • Opera House: An Evening with Jewel

    4 weeks ago.

    Jewel’s concert is largely sold out, however, if you are in generous frame of mind, stop by the Opera House office. And below are her compelling answers to my questions. Her name held a promise of a glittering career. Success as…

  • 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…

  • Telluride Playwrights Festival: Plays/Talks Final Weekend

    1 month ago.

    Telluride Playwrights Festival runs Tuesday, July 22 – Sunday, July 27. Passes, $50, on sale now at www.sheridanoperahouse.com. or at the door. Now in its ninth year, SPARKy Production's Telluride Playwrights Festival week showcased classic films in Mountain Village and brought together playwrights, actors, directors, volunteers and…