• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Chamber Music Fest: Metropolitan Opera Tenor Featured

    3 weeks ago.

    Tenor Alan Glassman has thrilled audiences throughout America and Europe for decades with his vibrant timbre and committed interpretations of major operatic roles. A regular at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, Glassman triumphed in 2004 as Herod in a new production of…

  • Telluride Chamber Music Fest: A Classic for 41 Years

    4 weeks ago.

    The 41st Annual Chamber Music Festival offers something for everyone, from the most demanding music sophisticate to the fun-seeking neophyte. The event promises to bring two memorable weekends of top-quality music to our historic mining town, while redefining what chamber music is all about, i.e. not music…

  • 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…

  • Telluride Jazz: Jon Cleary Featured at Celebration

    1 month ago.

    No sure who is line ahead of him, but according to musical icon Bonnie Raitt, Jon Cleary is next in line. "He's the 9th wonder of the world," said long-time (since 1999) professional colleague Bonnie Raitt. Jon Cleary & The Absolute…

  • 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…

  • Telluride Playwrights Fest: “How To Not Get Turned Into A Tree” & More

    1 month ago.

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

  • Durango Blues Train Returns: August 22 & 23, 2014

    1 month ago.

    The Durango Blues Train is excited to announce the August eventís musical lineup for the second weekend of the 2014 Blues Train, taking place Friday and Saturday, August 22 and August 23. Musicians include Matthew Curry, Alex Maryol, Kirk James,…

  • Telluride Theatre: “Much Ado About Nothing,” Much to Enjoy!

    1 month ago.

    Telluride Theatre’s “Shakespeare in the Park” features “Much Ado About Nothing.” Open Saturday, July 19 through Saturday, July 26. Rain or shine. (No show Wednesday, July 23). Show time is 8 p.m. Tickets here. All is not fair in love…

  • Telluride Theatre: “Much Ado” Director Speaks Out

    1 month ago.

    Telluride Theatre’s “Shakespeare in the Park” features “Much Ado About Nothing.” Open Saturday, July 19 through Saturday, July 26. Rain or shine. (No show Wednesday, July 23). Show time is 8 p.m. Tickets here. Despite its blithely self-deprecating title, Shakespeare’s “Much…

  • Telluride Americana Music Fest & Songwriter Showcase

    1 month ago.

    The Telluride Americana Music Fest & Songwriter Showcase has announced its lineup for the July event and the availability of 3-Day VIP passes for the event. The songwriter festival features three nights of music in the Sheridan Opera House, plus…