Telluride Festivals and Events

Of Mice and Men

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 19:00
Golden Globe® winner and Academy Award® nominee  James Franco  ( 127 Hours ,  Milk ) and Tony Award® nominee Chris O’Dowd  ( Bridesmaids ,  Girls ) star in the hit Broadway production  Of Mice And Men , filmed on stage by National Theatre Live. This landmark revival of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck's play is a powerful portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship. O f Mice and Men  is directed by Tony Award®, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circles award winner  Anna D. Shapiro (Broadway’s  August: Osage County ) and features  Leighton Meester  ( Country Strong ,  Gossip Girl ) and Tony Award® winner  Jim Norton  ( The Seafarer ). The production was nominated for two Tony Awards®, including  Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role...

KOTO Lip Sync

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 19:15
This fun local contest combines on stage dancing and lip syncing of your favorite hits. Preformed at the Telluride Michael D. Palm Theater. Call KOTO Raido at: 970-728-4334 for more information and tickets. Reserved Seating: ( 2014 Information) $30- main floor, $25-mezzanine and balcony $200 wing tables (seat 4), $250 pit tables (seat 4)

The Merry Widow

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 19:00
The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman ( The Producers ,  Oklahoma! ,  Contact ). Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch ( Satyagraha ,  The Enchanted Island ) and costume designer William Ivey Long ( Cinderella ,  Grey Gardens , Hairspray ) have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing grisettes at the legendary Maxim’s. Nathan Gunn co-stars as Danilo and Kelli O’Hara is Valencienne. Andrew Davis conducts. Saturday, January 17 at 11am Sunday, February 1 at 2pm Running time 2:57

Jeff Austin

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 16:45
Friday, January 16 & Saturday, January 17 . Shows at 8:30PM. Jeff Austin , formerly of Yonder Mountain String Band, will be playing at the Sheridan Opera House for a two-night run in January. Video of Jeff Austin and Friends - Dark Star - Crazy Fingers - Cats Under the Stars - String Summit 2012  

Telluride FIRE Festival

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 22:15
January 15-19 2015 . A NEW Telluride festival, The Telluride Fire Festival will be centered around a free public and interactive experience of fire artistry. The fire displays will occur from when darkness falls to late evening on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. These displays will be held both in Mountain Village and on 'Main Street' and all stationary art intallations will be available during the day for viewing. Video of Telluride Fire Festival  

Skylight

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 19:00
Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan feature in the highly anticipated West End production of David Hare’s  Skylight , directed by Stephen Daldry, captured live in London’s West End by National Theatre Live. On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy), a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires. Bill Nighy, whose extensive film credits include  Love Actually ,  Notes on a Scandal and  The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel  and whose stage roles include  Pravda  and the world...

Wynonna and The Big Noise

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 16:45
Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Doors at 9PM, Show at 10:30PM. Join in the New Year festivities at the Sheridan Opera House with Wynonna and the Big Noise . Tickets are $100 GA on the floor and $250 in the balcony. Video of Wynonna "No One Else" Performance  

George Winston

Tue, 12/30/2014 - 19:00
"Every song I've ever heard, that has gone in and stayed in me, has always reminded me of a season. A picture and a place, maybe, but always a season." -George Winston   Video of Variations on the Kanon by Pachelbel - George Winston Title Text:  George Winston George Winston grew up mainly in Montana, and also spent his later formative years in Mississippi and Florida. During this time, his favorite music was instrumental rock and instrumental R&B, including Floyd Cramer, the Ventures, Booker T & The MG’s, Jimmy Smith, and many more. Inspired by R&B, jazz, Blues and rock (especially the Doors), George began playing organ in 1967. In 1971 he switched to the acoustic piano after hearing recordings from the 1920s and the 1930s by the legendary stride...

Twenty(by)Telluride

Tue, 12/30/2014 - 16:15
20 slides x 20 seconds each x a few great minds. Causual event that shows a glimpse into Telluride's creative talent with fast-paced slide presentations. Each presenter has exactly twenty slides and each slide is shown for exactly twenty seconds. 7-8PM at the Historic Sheridan Bar. THIS MONTH: KOTO Radio Edition

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 16:00
Saturday, December 27 2014. One of the hottest bands to play at this year's 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will be playing live at the Sheridan Opera House! Tickets are $68 GA on the floor, and $100 reserved on the balcony with a $5 ticketing fee. You can purchase tickets here . Watch below to see Trombone Shorty & New Orleans Avenue preform on the Late Night Show with David Letterman. Video of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue - "One Night Only" 6/22 Letterman (TheAudioPerv.com)  

Palm Arts Dance Winter Recital

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
Celebrate the holidays with the Palm Arts' Dance Winter Recital. Sunday, December 14 at 2pm

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 18:00
James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy—back at the Met for the first time in eight years—about a group of Renaissance “master singers” whose song contest unites a city. Johan Reuter, Johan Botha, and Annette Dasch lead the superb international cast in this charming and magisterial celebration of the power of music and art. Saturday, December 13 at 10am Running time 6:00

Rapunzel

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 19:30
Rapunzel    is a witty, tongue-in-cheek, one hour musical retelling of a perennial favorite that gives us a possessive mother who happens to be a witch, a tentative young man who happens to be a prince, and a strong-willed but naïve young girl with the longest hair you’re ever likely to come across. Designed with an appeal to young and adult audiences alike, the play has a contemporary moral about parent-child relationships, the challenges of growing up (for both children and adults), the joys of love, and challenges of being different.  With a book and lyrics by two creators of the hit television show "Friends," rest assured this fairy tale isn't going to be business as usual! Doors open at 6:30pm Tickets: $12

Telluride Ski Resort Opening Day

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:45
Happy Opening Day! Cheers to a safe and deep winter at the Telluride Ski Resort! Video of 2013/2014 Telluride Winter Preview Book your lodging today and package discounted lift tickets, rentals, and airport shuttles! 

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 19:00
Gioacchino RossiniIl Barbiere di Siviglia ( The Barber of Seville )The Met’s effervescent production of Rossini’s classic comedy – featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of opera – stars Isabel Leonard as the feisty Rosina, Lawrence Brownlee as her conspiring flame, and Christopher Maltman as the endlessly resourceful and charming barber, himself. Michele Mariotti conducts the vivid and tuneful score. Saturday, November 22 at 11am Running time 3:30

Turtle Island Quartet

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 19:00
Its name derived from creation mythology found in Native American Folklore, the Turtle Island Quartet, since its inception in 1985, has been a singular force in the creation of bold, new trends in chamber music for strings.  Winner of the 2006 and most recently, the 2008 Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album, Turtle Island fuses the classical quartet esthetic with contemporary American musical styles, and by devising a performance practice that honors both, the state of the art has inevitably been redefined.  Cellist nonpareil Yo-Yo Ma has proclaimed TIQ to be "a unified voice that truly breaks new ground - authentic and passionate - a reflection of some of the most creative music-making today." Doors open at 6:30pm Tickets: $28 Adults, $20 Children

Cashmore Marionettes

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 19:30
In the performance  Life in Motion,  Joseph Cashore presents his collection of marionette masterworks. Characters of depth, integrity, and humanity are portrayed in a full evening unlike anything else in theater today. The performance is a series of scenes taken from everyday life and set to beautiful music by composers such as Beethoven, Vivaldi, Strauss, and Copland. Through a combination of virtuoso manipulation, humor, pathos, classic music, and poetic insight, The Cashore Marionettes take the audience on a journey that celebrates the richness of life.  Life in Motion  is a powerful, entertaining, surprising, theatrically satisfying, one-of-a-kind evening for adults and young adults. Doors open at 7:00pm Tickets:  $22 adults, $16 children

Jelly Bread

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 16:15
Jelly Bread, an Afrobeat band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Saturday,November 8th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. FREE. Jelly Bread’s musical alchemy blends a dash of alt-rock with soul and funk, yet is thoroughly steeped in Rock-Americana. The band’s chameleonic playlist is highlighted by dual vocals, four part harmonies, in-the-pocket drum and bass grooves, swampy lap steel guitar, dirt under the fingernails guitar licks, and take-’em-to-church organ that is downright appetizing. Jelly Bread has emerged with a high-energy calling card that melds elements of desert twang and the urban tones of funk & rock, balanced by exceptional songwriting and storytelling. To find out more about Jelly Bread , visit their webite here . Video of...

KOTO Ski Swap

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 19:30
Get your winter new & used gear and clothes while supporting KOTO Radio

Carmen

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 17:00
Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress. Aleksandrs Antonenko plays her desperate lover, the soldier Don José, and Ildar Abdrazakov is the swaggering bullfighter, Escamillo, who comes between them. Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the irresistible score, which features one beloved and instantly recognizable melody after another. Saturday, November 1 at 11 am Running time: 3:38