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Wild Mushrooms: from Forage to Feast

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 15:45
Thursday, August 20th. 9-1PM Forage & 5-8PM Feast.  $170+$30 ingredients In the morning, join wild mushroom expert John Sir Jesse, to learn about and gather a variety of edible local fungi. Later in the evening students will reconvene to transform the day's harvest into a delicious dinner with French chef Bertrand Marchal. For forage, wear comfortable shoes, bring sunscreen/hat, water, snacks, lunch, small sharp knife and cloth of paper bag for collecting. For the dinner, bring your own beverage. To register, click HERE .

Jenny Lewis

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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)    

The Art of the Portrait

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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 .

Raku Ceramics

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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.

Telluride Mushroom Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 17:30
35th Annual 2015 Telluride Mushroom Festival  This year's event will be held August 13 - 16 2015.  A full festival pass will run you $275 (+ $14.74 processing). There are also VIP tickets and tickets for various workshops. About The Festival Telluride has hosted the quirky Mushroom Festival for over 30 years. The festival is a celebration of all things fungal -- connoisseurs find themselves in good company amongst enthusiasts, experts, and scientists. Interests range from scientific to culinary, curiosity to investigative. Activities of the weekend include lectures by renowned experts, cooking with mushrooms, and guided hikes that focus on mushroom hunting and identification. Where To Stay Camping is nice this time of the year, but isn't for everyone, especially those coming...

A Four-Day Writing Experience for Women

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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 .

Pure Prairie League

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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  

Painting with Encaustic

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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 .

Dead Winter Carpenters

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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 .

Telluride Chamber Music Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 15:30
The Telluride Chamber Music Festival has been bringing chamber music to our box canyon since 1973. The festival seeks to forge a spontaneous connection between the audience and the musicians. The festival showcases the finest in chamber music by performing some of the classic greats.  Participating musicians are Roy Malan, Susan Freier, Nance Ellis, Polly Malan, Ian Scarfe, Jeffrey LaDeur, Stephen Harrison, Allan Glassman, and Larry London. The 2014 Schedule of Events (2015 schedule will be posted when it is available. Thursday, August 7:  A free concert in Town Park will open the festival.  A picnic starts at 5pm followed by the concert at 6pm. Friday, August 8 (Sheridan 7:30): Performances of Brahms, Borodin, and Dohanyi Sunday, August 10 (Sheridan 2:30pm):  Performances of...

Mingo Fishtrap

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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

Telluride Festivals and Events - 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)  
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