• A Tribute to Prince - When Prince Was Alive & Well

    1 week ago.

    The names are Telluride legends: world-famous actor/singer/songwriter Keith Carradine once lived in town, where, back in the early 1990s, he and his then wife Sandra owned and operated the historic Sheridan Opera House under the auspices of the Sheridan Arts Foundation. For years, one of…

  • Tall Tales: Denver Center’s “Sweeney Todd” is Killer

    1 week ago.

    The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ production of "Sweeney Todd” gets a rave from Tall Tales columnist Mark Stevens, TIO’s Denver theatre critic. Through May 15. Tickets here. Before you dig a few quid out of your pocket for the Denver…

  • TIO NYC: "Hold On To Me Darling" & More

    2 weeks ago.

    Did you ever notice, probably in retrospect, that trips often appear to have been planned around a theme? And then remembered that the theme was inadvertent? This Telluride Inside... and Out stay in New York seems to have had one…

  • TIO NYC: Portraits X 3

    2 weeks ago.

    Major talent - and legend in her own times. But a relatively minor brand today – despite her unique talent and rolling legacy. And yet... Cole Porter adored the woman. It was just one of those things.... So did Marlena Dietrich (who paid her passage…

  • Fly Me to the Moon: Major Shows Close Winter 2016

    1 month ago.

    Telluride’s Fly Me To The Moon Saloon wraps up its winter 2016 season with a Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Two Night Run, the Return of Cranford Hollow, Tribute Acts Naive Melodies A Tribute To The Talking Heads, Pickin’ On Ween and DJ noDJ.…

  • Tall Tales: “Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue,” Reviewed

    1 month ago.

    Denver’s Curious Theatre Company’s now featuring “Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue,” through April 23. Tickets here.   War is "over there." It comes back to us in an odd fashion, in meaningless glimpses—a returning veteran being honored at the ballpark, for instance, as…

  • Telluride Theatre: Burlesque, A Fundraiser

    1 month ago.

    According to online sources. burlesque does not twin with stripping. What’s the difference between a burlesque performer and a stripper?" Burlesque shows often include stripping, but your average strip club will not include any burlesque.But my favorite answer to this question (courtesy…

  • Telluride Choral Society: SpringSing, 3/18

    1 month ago.

    Telluride Choral Society presents a SpringSing Spectacular, a special dedication to Bobbie Shaffer. Event takes place Friday, March 18, 7 p.m., Michael D. Palm Theatre, Telluride. Artistic director Rhonda Muckerman conducts. Tickets available at the door. Adults, $20; Students, $10.   Some…

  • Opera House: Leftover Salmon, 12/17 & 18

    1 month ago.

    Leftover Salmon appears in concert at Telluride’s Sheridan Opera House. Shows are Thursdays & Friday, March 17 & 18. Door 8:30 p.m.; show, 9 p.m. Tickets are $32, general admission; $42 reserved balcony seating.* ($5 more at the door.) Tickets on sale here or by…

  • Club Red: Jackie Greene, 3/12

    1 month ago.

    With major support from the Telluride Ski Resort, Denise Mongan’s Beyond the Groove is pleased to announce Jackie Greene, with Skin & Bones as the opener. The show is Saturday, March 12 at Club Red at the Telluride Conference Center in Mountain Village.…

  • Telluride Theatre: "Hands on a Hardbody,” A Review

    1 month ago.

    Telluride Theatre presents “Hands on Hardbody,” with book by Doug Wright; music by Trey Anastasio (of PHISH) and Amanda Green; lyrics Amanda Green. “Hands on Hardbody” runs March 3- March 6 & March 10- March 13. Thursday through Saturdays show at 8…

  • Telluride American Songbook: Scholarships for Summer Workshops

    2 months ago.

    Yes, we want to live in the moment. But no, this can’t wait. This summer, the Telluride American Songbook Concert Series is offering two workshops, one on songwriting and another for singing. (Details below.) For adults wanting to attend, but in…

  • (slider) Opera House: Monophonics, 3/5

    2 months ago.

    Monophonics live in concert at Telluride's historic Sheridan Opera House. Show is Saturday, March 5. Doors, 8:30 p.m.; show, 9 p.m. Tickets, $25, GA; $35 reserved balcony here.* Or call 970.728.6363 x5. ($5 more at the door.) Telluride’s Sheridan Arts Foundation presents psychedelic soul outfit Monophonics.…

  • Telluride Gay Ski Week: “Feel the Bernhard"

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Gay Ski Week is in its freshman year as a locally produced event, Saturday – Saturday, February 20 – 27. The list of guests includes Olympian (and X Games) champ Gus Kenworthy, musician Shawn Colvin, DJ Ruckus – and  Sandra Bernhardt. (For…

  • "An Evening of Oscar-Winning Songs"

    2 months ago.

    Tickets for American Concert Songbook’s “An Evening of Oscar-Winning Songs, Chapter Two,” $25 for adults and $15 for youth under 18 here.  When was the last time you heard songs like "Moon River," "All the Way," "It Might As Well Be Spring," "Cheek to…

  • Sheridan Opera House: Nahko & Medicine for the People

    2 months ago.

    Telluride's Sheridan Arts Foundation presents two nights of Nahko & Medicine for the People: Friday, Feb. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 live in concert at the Sheridan Opera House in Telluride, Colorado. Both nights, they will be joined by Paul Cannon for opening support. Doors will…