Telluride Festivals and Events

Pretty Lights

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 18:15
Thursday, February 26, 2015. 12:00PM Tickets to Pretty Lights (August 28-29, 2015 in Telluride Town Park) for San Miguel County residents will be available for purchase IN PERSON at the Sheridan Opera House starting at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26 - one day before tickets are available to the general public online. Tickets may not be reserved ahead of time. You may not purchase any locals tickets over the phone or through us online - you must come to the Sheridan Opera House, beginning 12 p.m. (noon). Tickets are $58 ($55 ticket + $3 handling fee) or $120 for a full weekend pass. You must bring proof of residency in San Miguel County (drivers license, current lease, current utility bill, voter registration). Residents may purchase up to two tickets per day per person. Tickets for...

Gravity A

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 18:00
Thursday, February 26, 2015. Door @ 8pm / Show @ 9:30pm Gravity A exhilarates New Orleans' rich musical tapestry with their fresh, dynamic energy and innovative sound.  Gravity A has developed a unique sound inspired by the soulful funk and second-line fusions of their hometown, yet still draws heavily upon the eclectic possibilities of electronic progressions. Gravity A has become the torchbearer for the city's late night soundtrack featuring the unmistakable sound of New Orleans funk, tight drum n' bass breaks and intoxicating trance. The band's unique sound is highly dependent upon the musicians' passion for live instrumentation and improvisation, which often lends itself to a rambunctious adventure grooving through sunrise. $7 adv/$10 door Video of Gravity A -...

Treasure Island

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:00
Suitable for 10 years + Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins. Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7pm Adults $15, Students/Children $10

The Case Against 8

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 18:45
Tuesday, February 24, 2015. 6:00PM Telluride Gay Ski Week presents a special screening of "The Case Against 8" at the Sheridan Opera House. If you have not seen the award-winning documentary, this is your chance to see how equality kicked down the doors of the Supreme Court and changed our world. Join case plaintiffs, Jeff Zarillo and Paul Katami, as the film documents their journey from the very start and on to the amazing ruling! They will introduce the movie and host a Q & A afterward. Tickets available at the door or call 970-729-0172. $20 or FREE with a Gay Ski Week pass

Treasure Island

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 18:00
Tuesday, February 24, 2015. 6pm Young Jim Hawkins is the only one who can sucessfully get a schooner to a legendary Island known for buried Treasure. But aboard the ship is a mysterious cook named John Silver, whose true motivation on the journey challenges Jim's trust in the entire crew. $15- Adults $10- Students/Children

Drawing Fundamentals

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 18:00
Mondays, Feb 23-March 30, 2015. 5:30-8:30pm Develop and grow your drawing skills over six weeks. This six-week intensive enables beginning- and intermediate-level artists to experiment with still life and self portraiture while advancing their fundamental technical skills. Using primarily charcoal, conte and paper, students will begin with still life and evolve toward making self portraits using mirrors. All students will apply the principles of value, basic composition and proportion using geometric forms and more complicated shapes (including cast heads and torsos), leading into to self portraiture. Throughout the class, students will be encouraged to explore and develop their own authentic voice. $200 tuition + $50 materials

Going Out Going In

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 18:00
Monday-Thursday, February 23-26. 9AM-3PM. Through poetry and painting, explore both inner and outer landscapes and move more wholly into the creative process. Connecting writing and visual art can activate what William Burroughs called “The Third Mind”— from the confluence of the two art forms, something new, or other, emerges. What might happen? In this four-day long intensive, Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer and Brucie Holler will guide and encourage women participants in their quest to create something “new,” perhaps as much third body and third spirit as third mind. Using poetry and painting, we will explore both inner and outer landscapes, ask questions and practice embracing paradox. A workshop for women who are ready to be pushed around a little by their art, moving more wholly...

Telluride Gay Ski Week

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 00:15
Enjoy a week of epic ski turns, fabulous parties, and an all around good time with Telluride Gay Ski Week at the Telluride Ski Resort. Parties abound throughout the week in the town of Telluride and Mountain Village. A highlight of the week is always the "White Night Party." Be sure to wear white and look outta site because this is the place to be seen. Dance the night away with ski week party-goers and locals alike.  The Telluride Gay Ski Week has been named, "Top Gay Ski Week" in the United States by So come enjoy some of the best skiing in North America and the party of the season here in Telluride! Pearl Party White Party

A Letter to Momo

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 18:00
Sunday, February 22, 2015. 4pm A Letter to Momo is a 2011 Japanese anime drama film written and directed by Hiroyuki Okiura. It is produced by the animation studio Production I.G. This film follows the 11-year-old Momo, who has a hard time coping with the sudden changes after her father's death. FREE (rated PG, 120 minutes)

Bill Smith

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 18:30
Saturday, February 21st, 2015. Doors @ 8pm/ Show @ 9:30pm Taking new steps on the grand musical journey, Bill Smith has found the ability to ferment futuristic songs with classic rock instrumentation and has been leaving music fans breathless with their heavy hitting sound. Featuring a repertoire of solid original songs seething with hooks and tastefully chosen covers, this is a band that holds a consistently high level of energy throughout their sets.$5

Rail Jam

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 18:30
Saturday, February 21, 2015. 4:00pm-5:45pm  (with Awards Immediately After) All ages are welcome to sign up for The Rail Jam Competition.  Telski’s park crews build a temporary terrain park at the base of Lift 4 in Mountain Village. Skiers and boarders hit rails, throw flips, cross their skis and grab their boards to see who has the best moves and style. Music will be available from DJ Soul Atomic. Prizes are available for 1st and 2nd place. Sign up 12pm to 2pm at Bootdoctors in Mountain Village $15/Person (Under 18-signature of parent or legal guardian Required/Cash or Check Only) Practice 3pm to 4pm

Mixed Media Mosaics

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 18:15
Saturday, February 21, 2015-Sunday, February 22, 2015. 10AM-5PM A creative, outside-the-box approach to ceramic tile mosaics for interior use, this intensive class covers all aspects of mosaics – terminology, design, materials, surfaces, masking, fixatives, tools, grouting, and finishing. Whether a beginner or advanced student, this class can be adapted to all levels of experience. Come mix it up while experimenting and playing with a variety of interesting and unexpected materials. A large selection of tile and mixed media will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own favorite bits and pieces to incorporate into their works, if they wish. $160 tuition + $65 materials  Ages 16+

Leftover Salmon

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 19:00
The bluegrass, funk, rock, boogie, Caribbean and jazz sound of the band Leftover Salmon will be revisiting Telluride on Febuary 19th and 20th at the Sheridan Opera House.  The band's unique and wonderful sound will guarentee a fun-filled night for all.  Tickets are $30 general admission on the floor and $40 reserved in the balcony. Tickets can be purchased on the Sheridan Opera House websight- Below is a video of the band preforming. Video of GULF OF MEXICO - Album Release Concert May 13, 2012 - Santa Fe Dr Denver, CO  

Leftover Salmon

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 19:00
The bluegrass, funk, rock, boogie, Caribbean and jazz sound of the band Leftover Salmon will be revisiting Telluride on Febuary 19th and 20th at the Sheridan Opera House.  The band's unique and wonderful sound will guarentee a fun-filled night for all.  Tickets are $30 general admission on the floor and $40 reserved in the balcony. Tickets can be purchased on the Sheridan Opera House websight- Below is a video of the band preforming. Video of GULF OF MEXICO - Album Release Concert May 13, 2012 - Santa Fe Dr Denver, CO  


Thu, 02/19/2015 - 18:45
Thursday, February 19th, 2015. Doors @ 8pm / Show @ 8pm Triptihkal (Trip - ti - cal) is an amalgam of various influences including: Jazz-Funk, Hip Hop, Jam-Rock, Instrumental Co ... mpositions and Deep Grooves. The four piece combines each of their individual influences into a mash-up of originality that is difficult to draw comparisons to. They provide a very unique, high energy live show, that is unmatched with their original take on groove based jams that can turn around and rock your face off on a moments notice! $5

A Tour of Italy

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 18:30
Thursday- February 19 (Tuscany), Thursday- March 12th (Sicily) 6:00pm-8:00pm Explore Italian wines from north to south and their characteristic qualities through a series of three intimate wine tastings with sommelier Bryan Thames. Guests will become familiar with wines from Piedmont, Tuscany and Sicily. The Piedmont region of northern Italy is home to some of the country’s biggest flavored and most famous wines and you will have the oportunity to get to know these wines. While some edibles will be served with each wine, it will not be a substantial amount. It is suggested that participants eat a meal either before or after the wine tasting. For more information click here . Tuition/Wine&Food: $30/$35

The Downlow

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 18:15
February 19th, 2015. @ 8:00pm The 2nd installment in the new series from Telluride Theatre. Part of THE OFF - smaller (FREE) events with BIG impact. Theme - For the LOVE of... FREE and open to the public ($10 suggested donation, a hat will be passed) - Telluride Theatre Members & Sponsors get RESERVED seating (otherwise its first come first served DRINK SPECIALS & Other Goodies 21+ only please  HOSTED BY -  Laura Idema  &  Geneva Shaunette FOR THE LOVE OF... The Month of February we celebrate love and all of the many stories it inspires. Join us for a special evening with local storytellers sharing it all. THE DOWNLOW guidelines: - It’s a story. (Not a rant, philosophical statement, poem, …) - It’s true from the teller’s own life. (Not someone else’s story) - 10...

V Monologues

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 18:00
February 19th-21st, 2015. 8pm Don't miss this powerful series of women's stories whose goal is to bring an end to violence against women and empower communities for change. The Monologues will be performed at the Steaming Bean. Tickets are $8, and all proceeds benefit the San Miguel Resource Center.

TAB Student Fashion Show

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 14:45
Thursday, Feburary 19, 2015. 6PM. Tickets will be available at the door. This show is directed, choreographed and starring Telluride High School students and raises money for the Telluride Aids Benefit. Watch the video below to see the highlights of the 2014 show! Video of TAB Student Fashion Show 2014

Women's Winter Wellness

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 18:30
Feb 18th-22nd , 2015. 5:00pm   Are you itching for a self indulgent yoga and ski getaway, but can't find the time or energy to coordinate it with your lady friends? Join RE:treat in February 2015 for a luxurious week of yoga, meditation and skiing in beautiful Telluride, Colorado. We will treat you to twice daily yoga sessions, meditation, 2 spa treatments, delicious, healthy food, fabulous company & you will have the chance to ski in one of North America's most sought after ski resorts. Accommodations will be at the luxurious boutique Hotel Madeline in Mountain Village. For more information (including payment info) click here .