Telluride Festivals and Events

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    

Painting with Encaustic

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 16:15
Saturday-Tuesday. August 8th-11th. 10-4PM. $610 tuition+$85 materials Students must also purchase required materials on their own. Students will be guided in basic and advanced techniques for creating works that are rich in layers and transparency. Encaustic equipment, history and safety will be addressed. The emphasis in this class is for students to free the creative spririt. Activities will include exercises, informal group discussion, and individual support. To register, click HERE .

Hike into History: Lewis Mill

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 14:15
Saturday, August 8th. 8AM-2:30PM. $20. $15 for members. Meeting at the Historical Museum at 8AM, hikers will carpool to the Bridal Veil Power Plant, where the hike will begin. 4x4 vechiles are required for the drive from Pandora to the power plant, but carpools can be arranged. Participants should be prepared for 5-6 hours of moderate to difficult hiking at altitude. Bring water, rain gear, a hat, sunblock, lunch or a snack, and any other gear you may require. To sign up, call (970) 728-3344

Dead Winter Carpenters

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 17:30
Thursday, July 23rd . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. Dead Winter Carpenters , a bluegrass band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out one of their songs, 'Love Amongst Thieves': Video of Dead Winter Carpenters - 'Love Amongst Thieves' ::: Second Story Garage  

Sheri Worth Exhibition

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 16:15
August 6th. 5-8PM. Sheri Worth  has many pieces in pastel, watercolor, oil, and mixed media with emphases on the landscape. Currently residing in Telluride, she works on her graphic design studio, ArtAttack.

Invitational Exhibition

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 16:00
Opening Reception during ArtWalk on Thursday, August 6th. 5-8PM. Open from August 6th-August 28th, enjoy the Daniel Tucker Gallery. Within the gallery, the artists, Lauren Metzger, Amy Grogan, Hunter Hogan, and Jeri Moore are featured. For more information on the artists, click HERE .


Thu, 08/06/2015 - 14:00
Thursday, August 6th.  Doors at 8PM. Tickets at the door. Sumilan  is a five member band out of Athens, Georgia. The blend sounds such as progressive, ambient, and electro-rock. Video of Sumilan - Ain't Missing You [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO]  

Mingo Fishtrap

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 16:30
Wednesday, August 5th. 6-8PM. FREE! Mingo Fishtrap  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series.   Video of Mingo Fishtrap "Movin" (Official Video)  

Mingo Fishtrap

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 16:30
Wednesday, August 5th. 6-8PM. FREE! Mingo Fishtrap  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series.   Video of Mingo Fishtrap "Movin" (Official Video)  

Real Food, Real Flavor

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 16:00
Wednesday, August 5th. 10-2PM.  $85 tuition. Adults & 16+ This class will equip you with many alternatives for ingredient choices and cooking methods. Chep Lucy Perutz will share a number of her famous Fabbit Rabbit salad recipes and show students how to invent their own delicious salads. To register, click HERE .

"Personalized Medicine for Coral Reefs"

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 14:00
Tuesdya, August 4th. 6PM - 7:15PM. Free. Donations are accepted. Forest Rohwer, is a professor of biology that specializes on coral research and a personal medicine for them. For more information on the speaker, click HERE .

Monoprinted Cloth and the Stitched Mark

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 16:45
Monday-Wednesday. August 3rd-5th. 10-4PM. $425 tuition+$40 materials Students must also purchase required materials separately. Participants will create unique cloth for stitching and collaging. Emphasis will be placed on expressing your own "voice". Non-textile artists are welcome and no previous stitching experience is required. To register, click HERE .

Youth Acting

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 16:00
Monday, August 3rd - Tuesday, August 4th . 2-5PM . $150 . AGES 8-12 Kids aged 8-12 get the opportunity to engage in improv exercies, storytelling, trust exercies, image and mirror miming, and vocal and physical warm up exercies in this two afternoon acting class. Students will learn tools for creating/acting in their own way. This class will be taught by  Keith Jefferson , who was a supporting castmember in The Hateful Eight, which was partly filmed in Telluride last winter. To register for the class, click HERE .

Throw a Cup, Form a Bowl

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 16:00
Mondays. August 3rd- September 14th (no class September 7th). 6-9PM.  $300 tuition+$50 materials. Adults & 16+ Learn the art of working with clay to create functional vessels such as cups, bowls, plates, vases and more. Students will explore a variety of techniques in the class, and are then encouraged to focus on whichever technique suits them best. An introduction to slips and glazes will also be included in the course. All students will have access to the ceramics studio between classes. To register, click HERE .

Fabric Dye Studio for Surface Designers

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 16:30
Saturday- Sunday. August 1st-2nd. 9-12noon*. $120 tuition + $55 materials * This same class is also offered in an Afternoon Session for 1-4pm each day. In this two-day open studio, students will explore a multitude of approaches in hte application of dye to woven cloth. The class is in an open studio structure, allowing support for students of all levels of experience.  The materials fee includes dyes, chemicals and miscellaneous supplies, but NOT fabric. The instructor will have fabric on hand for students to purchase, or they can bring their own. To register, click HERE .

Ballet Collective

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 16:30
Friday, August 1st, 2015. 8pm BalletCollective brings together artists, poets, composers, choreographers, and designers to collaborate as equals, exchanging ideas to absorb each others’ influence throughout the creation of distinctive works of art. Founded by Troy Schumacher in 2010, BalletCollective has produced the collaborative work of over 30 artists. At the heart of BalletCollective lies process. Artists from different genres come together and gather ideas that are important to them as a group—a collective—encouraged to think outside of what it is they usually do. In multiple combinations a composer considers graphic art, a choreographer the structure of a poem, a photographer the rhythm of a piece of music. Each collective work develops its own organic cross-...