Telluride Festivals and Events

Booze n' Books

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 14:00
Thursday, July 23rd. 5:15PM - 7:15PM. Have the opportunity to talk with other bibliophiles about what you're currently reading. This new group will mee every third Thursday of each month at Rico's Bar in the Ice House Lodge.

Jenny Lewis

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 16:45
Wednesday, August 19th . Doors at 8PM. Show at 8:30PM. Jenny Lewis , is a singer songwriter with a indie/folk/soul sound. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Watch her hit, 'Just One Of The Guys' below: Video of Jenny Lewis - Just One Of The Guys [Official Music Video]  

Jon Wayne and the Pain

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 16:30
Wednesday, August 19th. 6-8PM. FREE! Jon Wayne and the Pain  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series. Video of Jon Wayne and The Pain - Extended Family (official video)    

Fireside Chats

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 16:15
Wednesdays, August 5, 12, 19 in Norwood. 6pm. Free. Thursdays, August 6, 13, 20 in Mountain Village. 5:30pm. Free. This annual Telluride Historical Museum lecture series delves into local historical topics through the lenses of authors, historical re-enactors, professors, geologists and more. Visit telluridemusem.org for  information on presenters and locations.

An Evening with Jewel

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 15:15
Satuday, August 19th. 8PM. Ticket prices vary from $75, $125, and $200. Presented by the Sheridan Arts Foundation and Project Clean Water, enjoy Jewel; an acclaimed singer-songwriter, actress, poet and philanthropist. All proceeds benefit both the Sheridan Arts Foundation and Jewel's non-profit Project Clean Water. After purchasing tickets, ticket purchasers will have the recieve information to be involved in a special meet and greet with Jewel for up to 30 people. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Telluride Preferred Card discount does not apply to this event as it is a fundraiser. Video of Jewel - Foolish Games (Official Video)    

The Art of the Portrait

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:45
Tuesday-Thursday. August 18th-20th. 10-2PM.  $195 tuition+$85 studio fee* *The studio fee covers the model and Gamsol solvent and disposal. Students have the option of bringing their own required materials or purchasing them from Ah Haa for an additional $45 fee. In this three-day workshop students will use oil paints and work from a live model. Students will focus on facial structure and how it can be broken down into planes of light and shadow. Individual attention will be given, so that each student can achieve their goals with portraiture. Painting experience is helpful, but not required. To register, click HERE .

Understanding Light

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 15:30
Tuesday-Thursday. August 18th-20th. 10-2PM.  $215 tuition+$10 material Over the course of three days, students will learn how to read light, and recognize when and how to change it. Through hands on demonstrations, participants will be able to leave with new tools and skills for creating powerful photographs in any setting. Participants should bring a digital SLR camera and have a good understanding of how their camera works. For the first class, please bring examples of lighting that interests you (from magazines, books, film, etc.) To register, click HERE .

Marilyn Maye

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 15:45
Monday and Tuesday. August 17th & 18th. 7PM. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for kids (under 18). At 87 years old, Marilyn Maye is still singing in sold-out concerts around the world. "Wherever she is appearing, get there by plane, train, bus or car. You must go see her for yourself!" - Lynn DiMenna, Cabaret Scenes. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Contact Susan Day at susanday96@ymail.com for groups of ten or more to receive $5 off each ticket . Video of Marilyn Maye Tribute to Johnny Carson      

Marilyn Mae

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 15:45
Monday and Tuesday. August 17th & 18th. 7PM. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for kids (under 18). At 87 years old, Marilyn Mae is still singing in sold-out concerts around the world. "Wherever she is appearing, get there by plane, train, bus or car. You must go see her for yourself!" - Lynn DiMenna, Cabaret Scenes. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Contact Susan Day at susanday96@ymail.com for groups of ten or more to receive $5 off each ticket . Video of Marilyn Maye Tribute to Johnny Carson      

Raku Ceramics

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 16:30
Satuday & Sunday. August 15 & 16th. 9-5PM.  $250 tuition + $35 materials. Students will participate in at least four firings over the course of two days, and will be able to glaze and fire their own pieces. Students should bring 3-5 bisqued pieces (not too large) made from raku clay. For more information and to purchase raku clay in advance, contact Ah Haa.  To register, click HERE . Jim will also offer an artist lecture and ceramic sale on Friday, August 14th from 6:30-8PM.

Joint Point

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 16:00
Satuday, August 15th. 10PM. Come and watch Telluride's own, Joint Point. A ski bum band, they are inspired by Radiohead and the Grateful Dead. Watch them play below: Video of Joint Point 11/23/12 Sheridan opera house Telluride, Colorado  

Artist Lecture Series

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:30
Friday, August 14th. 6-8PM.  Free and open to the public. Jim Romberg  is a Professor Emeritus from Southern Oregon University. Attendees of this lecture series will learn about Raku Art. Jim is also teaching a class on Raku Ceramics on August 15th & 16th.

Taste of Telluride and Top Chef Competition

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 14:15
Friday, August 14th. 5:30-9PM. Peaks Resort.  Come and enjoy the 6th Annual Taste of Telluride and Top Chef Competition. Included in your ticket you will recieve a complimentary wine glass, wine, beer and spirits tasting & a taste of culinary delights from Telluride. This night benefits the One to One Mentoring Program in Telluride. To purchase tickets, click HERE . For more information, contact tara@onetoonetelluride.org

Hello Dollface

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 14:15
Friday, August 14th. Doors open at 8PM. Tickets at the door. Hello Dollface  is a band from the southwest, that most often tours as a quartet. Their music has a tight rythym section and is gutsy, fresh, and souful with raw energy. Video of Get It (live) Hello Dollface  

A Four-Day Writing Experience for Women

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 16:30
Thursday-Sunday. August 13th-16th. 9-3PM. $480 tuition+$50 materials In this four-day intensive, women are guided and encouraged as they explore in two genres. This workshop is for women who are ready to take new risks, go deeper, and more more wholly into their creative process.  To register, click HERE .

Sweet Water String Band

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 14:00
Thursday, August 13th.  Doors open at 8PM. Tickets at the door. Sweet Water String Band  is a quartet out of Mammoth Lakes, CA. They've released two full length albums of original music, and are known as a "distinctive high-energy brand of bluegrass with a cello in overdrive." Video of The Weather She Breaks - Sweetwater String Band  

Pure Prairie League

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 16:15
Wednesday, August 12th. 6-8PM. FREE! Pure Prairie League  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series. Video of Pure Prairie League -Amie (High Quality)  

National Theatre's Everyman

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 16:30
Tuesday, August 11th. 7PM. Screening live from the Olivier Theatre in London, enjoy a production of one of English drama's oldest plays, directed by Rufus Norris. Everyman tells the story of a man with great success, until Death comes calling. It asks the great question of whether it is only in death that we can understand our lives.  Purchase tickets at the door.

Michael Franti & Spearhead

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 16:00
Tuesday, August 11th. Doors open at 8PM. Michael Franti & Spearhead  is a band with a unique sound blending rock, reggae, hip-hop, soul, and funk. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Watch their hit, 'The Sound of Sunshine' below: Video of Michael Franti & Spearhead - The Sound Of Sunshine  

Scott Cossu & Friends

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 15:30
Monday, August 10th. 8PM. Tickets are $20, with $30 for reserved seats. Day of show tickets will be $5 more. Labeled "jazz luminary of the future," by Billboard Magazing, Scott Cossu is an internationally recognized pianst. He will be joined by Slyderz Van Manakas on Guitar and Scott Emerson Doser on Percussion, with a variety of special guests. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Video of Scott Cossu Angel Steps