Telluride Festivals and Events

Playing Santa

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 18:15
Wednesday, December 17th-Sunday, December 21st . Fun for the whole family! "Playing Santa," a comedy presented by The Sheridan Arts Foundation and Telluride Theatre, is about a man who, after a bad fall, wakes up believing that he is Santa. His family quickly learns they will not convince him otherwise and instead of living in turmoil they hire 'actors' to play along. To order tickets, click here . Tickets are $15 for adults, and $12 for children under 12.   * Locals night (the 17th) will be $10 per ticket.

Palm Arts Dance Winter Recital

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 18:30
Celebrate the holidays with the Palm Arts' Dance Winter Recital. Sunday, December 14 at 2pm

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 17:00
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

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 17:00
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

Aliver Hall

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 15:15
Aliver Hall, a Jam Rock band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Saturday, December 13th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. To find out more about Aliver Hall , visit their webite here . Video of Smiling Backward - Aliver Hall - 12.26.11  

The Painting

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 23:45
Sunday, December 7th. 4PM. FREE!  Michael D. Palm Theatre The Painting, presented by the Telluride Film Festival, is a French/Japanese film depicts a caste system within a painting. Seperated into Alldunns (impeccably colored), Halfies (incomplete), and Sketchies (barely outlined), Claire chases her forbidden love Ramo and they venture towards the edge of the painting. Video of The Painting - Now on DVD [Official US Trailer]  

Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 18:30
Learn quick and creative ways to prepare a variety of delicious hors d'oeuvres for the holidays (or any other occasion). Dave Hafer, chef/owner of Mountaintop Catering will demonstrate cooking techniques for a seasonal menu of appetizers. Students will help prepare and taste each dish. Get ready for a fun afternoon in the kitchen. hosted in Dave Hafer's Lawson Hill commerical kitchen. Saturday, December 6th from 3 to 6pm. $65 tuition + $35 ingredients

The Congress

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 16:15
The Congress will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Saturday, December 6th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. To find out more about  The Congress , visit their webite  here . Video of The Congress - The Game (recorded live at Macy Sound Studios)  

Holiday Arts Bazaar

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 18:30
The Telluride Holiday Arts Bazaar is an event featuring a variety of fine arts, fine crafts and artisan foods made in the Telluride region. It will feature a wide variety of high quality, handmade items from local artists and artisans. You can find gifts for everyone on your list! This year includes a performance by the Telluride Choral Society, hot food and fun family goodies. The Bazaar is held in the Telluride High School Cafeteria.  The dates are: Friday- December 5th from 5-8pm Saturday- December 6th from 10am-7pm Sunday- December 7th from 11am-3pm For more information on regestration and event please visit the link below: http://telluridearts.org/artsbazaarartistregistration-1

The Ugly Duckling

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 18:00
Friday, December 5th - Sunday, December 7th. 6PM. The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents "The Ugly Duckling: A Middle School Adventure Story." The story, writen by Artistic Director Jennifer Julia, is a humorous musical about the highs and lows of middle school as a twist on the original Hans Christian Anderson classic.   To purchase tickets, please click here . $13 for Adults,  $11 for children 12 and under

The Yawpers with In the Whale

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 16:45
The Yawpers, and In The Whale, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Saturday, December 5th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. To find out more about  The Yawpers , visit their webite  here . Video of Silicone Love - The Yawpers   To find out more about In   The Whale , visit their webite  here . Video of In The Whale - HEELS (official)  

Painting From Within

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 18:45
For students at all levels to render their internal landscapes and movement of their spirit. The student will construct a painting that is both physical and conceptual using acrylics, using them to convey from the soul rather than the intellect. No need for pre-registration, just show up on the day of class. Every Thursday from December 4- December 18 from 9am to 1pm. $50 + $20 materials

Daniel Tucker Gallery

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 18:00
The Telluride Painting School is a unique program of excellence that encourages artists and students of all levels to find their artistic voice by creating deeply personal art.  The Telluride Painting School Exhibition will be on Thursday, December 4th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Visit the Ah Haa website for further information

Noel Night

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 18:15
The 1st Wednesday of December marks the traditional start to Telluride's holiday season. Starting at 10:00am on December 3rd, Telluride retailers host a fun holiday shopping evening with great discounts, food, drinks and more! Get in your holiday shopping with this festive opportunity for discounts.

Jerry Joseph

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 15:30
Singer/songwriter Jerry Joseph, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Wednesday, July 30th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. Tickets are $8 in advance, and $12 at the door. To find out more about Jerry Joseph , visit their webite here . Video of Jerry Joseph - Spy  

Amy Irvine McHarg

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 01:30
Tuesday, December 2nd. 6PM. Arroyo Wine Bar. The Telluride Institue presents Wright's Mesa author and poet Amy Irvine McHarg as Talking Gourd's guest performer. McHarg is the winner of the Colorado Book Award for Trespass: Living at the Edge of the Promised Land , has non-fiction work in national journals (Orion, Triquarterly, High Derert Review) and she is the founding director of Telluride's Literary Burlesque show. The theme Amy has chosen for December is "Decent Narratives - Down the Rabbit Hole We go." For more information, please click here .

An Angel At My Table

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:00
Monday, December 1st. 6PM. FREE!  Wilkinson Public Library An Angel At My Table, presented by the Telluride Film Festival, is a biographical film about New Zealand poet Janet Frame.  Video of AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE TRAILER  

Rapunzel

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 18:30
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

Pretty Faces

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 18:00
Saturday, November 29th. 5:30 & 8:30PM Screening of Pretty Faces, a film celebrating woman who thrive in snow. Originated by professional big mountain skier, Lynsey Dyer, the film's objective is to give woman and girls inspiration with a unique look at what is possible when you break boudaries and cultivate friendship. Gear Giveaways from: Zeal Optics, Jagged Edge, Tubbs, Osprey Packs, Mountain Khakis, Light & Motion, Backcountry Babes Video of Pretty Faces - Official Trailer - Unicorn Picnic Productions [HD]   Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for adults. You can buy them here , or at the door.  

Pretty Faces Premier

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 18:00
The Sheridan presents the very first premier of Pretty Faces, a film celebrating woman who thrive in snow. Originated by professional big mountain skier, Lynsey Dyer, the film's objective is to give woman and girls inspiration with a unique look at what is possible when you break boudaries and cultivate friendship. In Lynseys's exact words, "I wanted to give young girls something positive to look up to...I wanted to give them their Blizzard of Ahhs, Ski Movie or High Life, but done in a way that also shows the elegance, grace, community and style that is unique to woman in the mountains." The film premiers on Saturday, November 29th at 5:30pm and 8:00pm at the Sheridan Opera House. The tickets are $10 for students and $15 for adults, available online ( http://www.sheridanoperahouse....