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Taj Mahal

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 17:15
On March 22, blues legend Taj Mahal will preforming a solo acoustic act. As a composer, intrumentalist and vocalist, he is one of the most prominent figures in 20th century blues and roots music. This is a preformance you would not want to miss. The show is at 8:00pm on Sunday, March 22. It will be $65-75 with tickets on sale on the Sheridan Opera House wesite:  http://sheridanoperahouse.com/events Here is a clip of one of his songs:  Video of Taj Mahal - Fishin' Blues  

The Sound of Music

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 16:15
Sunday, March 22nd 2015. 4:00pm Free. Concessions available. 1965, 174 minutes, Rated G Five-time Oscar winner including Best Director and Best Picture, this American musical classic featuring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer is about a spirited young woman who leaves the convent to bring love and music to the home of Captain von Trapp and his seven children. Upon release, it became the highest-grossing film of all time. “A warmly pulsating, captivating drama.” – Variety

The Cardboard Sled Derby

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 16:45
Saturday, March 21st 10:30 AM The Cardboard Sled Derby, A Benefit for One to One Mentoring   is at Nastar Race Hill. Pre-Registration required ( here ). All youth ages 5-14 are invited to join the fun 2 person per sled max, cardboard, glue, tape only, no sonotubes There are prizes for creativity & top 3 across the finish line. All other sled racers will receive a consolation prize. Call 970-728-0885 for more info. “One to One provides youth with an opportunity to build a life-long relationship with a committed, caring adult within the Telluride community.  Mentors provide academic support, foster responsibility, teach life-skills, and expose them to cultural experiences throughout the year.”   -- Ashley Williamson, ELL Specialist at Telluride Intermediate School...

Eufórquestra

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 16:15
Saturday, March 21st, 2015.  Doors at 8PM / Show at 9:30PM  Eufórquestra  is energy and rhythm personified. An ever-evolving sound that has been influenced by music from all over the world with an emphasis on funk, pocket and groove. $10 tickets can be bought here . Video of Euforquestra -"Soup"- (Official Music Video)

Telluride Tribute Fest

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 17:45
Presented by The Sheridan Arts Foundation, the Telluride Tribute Fest is a weekend of tributes to some of the greatest bands in rock and roll history. The 2nd annual Telluride Tribute Fest kicks off on March 19th to the 21st. This years line up includes: Who's Bad? The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band (March 19) Rumors: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show (March 20) Yesterday The Beatles Tribute Band (March 21)  

DJ Sunday Smith

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 16:15
Thursday, March 19th & 20th 2015. Starts at 9:00pm DJ sunday Smith will be live at The Last Dollar Saloon, known affectionately for over three decades by Telluriders as "The Buck".  With ice-cold brews and  free flowing taps late into the night, this is the local hangout. No Cover / 21+ ONLY (The Last Dollar Saloon ID's)

Tnertle

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 16:00
Thursday, March 19th, 2015. Doors @ 8pm / Show @ 9:30pm TNERTLE is a Denver-based electro/funk/hiphop group consisting of Trent Campbell (Midi Controllers, Bass), Kyle Ayervais (Dr ums), Ray Salazar (MC), Rob Gower (Trumpet), Leah Concialdi (Sax), Jon Kenney (Trombone). Trent and Kyle formed TNERTLE out of the inspiration to create original music and have fun. Most recently, the duo have added a horn section and frequent appearances by guest vocalists and instrumentalists. You will hear everything from Electro, Hip-hop, Reggae, Funk and lots of in betweens. $5 suggested donation

No School Science Project

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 16:00
Thursday, March 19th, 2015. 1:00pm-2:00pm Students of all ages are welcome for an afternoon of science! Each NO SCHOOL SCIENCE PROJECT will feature a fascinating STEM topic with hands-on activities and experiments. Contanct  sarah@pinheadinstitute.org for more information.

Ted Talk Telluride

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 16:45
Wednesday, March 18th, 2014. 9:30AM-7:45PM TEDxTellurideLive is FREE OF CHARGE – but each participant must be registered. REGISTRATIONS WILL BE TAKEN ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. SEATING IS LIMITED, SO BEST TO REGISTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. The TED conference takes place in Vancouver, BC, Canada and is a four day sold-out event (March 16 – 20, 2015). Each attendee pays $7500. In the spirit of TED’s “Ideas Worth Spreading,” TED is allowing TED licensees Bill and Katrine Formby to simulcast for free the March 17th conference day.

Nahko

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 16:00
Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Show @ 8pm. Doors at 7:30pm. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with one of the hottest up and coming acts drawing comparisons to Michael Franti and Bob Marley.  Nahko , an Oregon-native born a mix of Apache, Puerto Rican, and Filipino cultures and adopted into an American family, suffered an identity crisis from an early age. When he took up the piano at age six, the unifying power of music entered his life and brought him harmony.  Armed with his newfound talent, he set out to bridge the cultural gaps dividing his own psyche. He began producing a public, musical journal of his journey toward personal, spiritual, and communal healing, and thus Medicine for the People was born.  Nahko has toured with such acts as Michael Franti, Xavier Rudd and Trevor Hall...

Art History Evenings

Telluride Festivals and Events - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 16:00
March 16: The Mind of the Artist: Painting Philosophy 6-8pm Program Room, Wilkinson Pubic Library   March 17: Natural/Supernatural: Soul and Flesh in Art 6-8pm Ah Haa Depot, 300 S. Townsend   March 18: Visionaries: Innovation in Art 6-8pm Ah Haa Depot, 300 S. Townsend Join visiting Art Historian Paul Evans for three evenings of dynamic, engaging and fascinating insight into the world of art history and how it has shaped cultures, current events and our views of the world. Paul is a highly entertaining and enthusiastic lover of art history and attendees will be completely enthralled with his illuminating perspective.  Free! Paul Evans hails from Florissant, MO where he teaches high school English and Philosophy. He is a highly regarded writer and teacher, and...

The Mind of the Artist - Free Arist Lecture Series

Telluride Festivals and Events - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:00
Join visiting Art Historian Paul Evans for three evenings of dynamic, engaging and fascinating insight into the world of art history and how it has shaped cultures, current events and our views of the world. Paul is a highly entertaining and enthusiastic lover of art history and attendees will be completely enthralled with his illuminating perspective.   Monday, March 16 from 6-8pm: The Mind of the Artist: Painting Philosophy at Wilkinson Public Library Tuesday, March 17 from 6-8pm : Natural/Supernatural: Soul and Flesh in Art at Ah Haa School for the Arts Wednesday, March 18 from 6-8pm : Visionaries: Innovation in Art at Ah Haa School for the Arts   Paul Evans hails from Florissant, MO where he teaches high school English and Philosophy. He is a highly...

Rotary Red Ball Express

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 17:15
Win up to $1,000,000 as you watch large red medicine balls roll down the ski hill! In a nutshell, the Red Ball Express is a race of 100+ large red balls down a ski slope. The first balls down the race course determine who wins the prizes.  While the race itself takes only a few minutes, the preparation for the event takes at least 6 months.  Rotary recruits sponsors and non-profit participants, promotes the event and sells tickets.  Non-profits sell the tickets and keep 80% of the proceeds.  More information about the event can be found at www.RotaryRedBall.com and at Telluride.com 's webpage.

La Donna del Logo

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 17:00
Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by Sir Walter Scott. DiDonato is the “lady of the lake” of the title, and Flórez is the king who relentlessly pursues her, their vocal fireworks embellishing the romantic plot in this Met premiere production conducted by Michele Mariotti.  Saturday, March 14 at 11am Running time 3:30

Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 16:30
Saturday, March 14, 2015. 8:00AM-12:00PM Stop by for the third annual Gary Wright Memorial Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic in the Sheridan Opera House Gallery Room. First come, first served.

Kyle Hollingsworth Band

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 16:00
Saturday, March 14, 2015. 8:30pm The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents the Kyle Hollingsworth Band live in concert. As a keyboardist, Hollingsworth has established himself as a formidable and versatile music talent deftly able to contribute, collaborate, compose, and communicate on a number of levels and within a vast spectrum of musical environments. Today, as a member of acclaimed jam masters The String Cheese Incident, Hollingsworth is revered by both peers and fans for his ability to write and perform in a mosaic of styles, from rock to classical, ragtime to bebop. Tickets for this show are $25 general admission on the floor and $35 reserved seats in the balcony Video of Kyle Hollingsworth - Way That It Goes  

Pimps of Joytime

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 16:30
Friday, March 13, 2015. 8:30pm The band, Pimps of Joytime were born out of frontman Brian J’s desire to layer his broad range of musical influences -- soul, funk, blues and rock n' roll -- within the freedom of an unapologetic dance groove. Since 2007, this Brooklyn based wildly infectious group has grown from playing basement parties down the street to headlining more than 100 shows each year, with stops along the festival circuit at Bonnaroo, High Sierra, Outside Lands, All Good, the VooDoo Experience and more. Tickets are $25 general admission on the floor and $35 reserved seats in the balcony. Video of PIMPS OF JOYTIME - "Keep That Music Playin'" (Live at High Sierra 2013) #JAMINTHEVAN

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 16:45
Thursday, March 12th, 2015. Door @ 8pm / 9:30pm. These four Pigeons bring it every night. Based out of Baltimore, MD, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong has an undeniably unique and versatile live sound that ascends peaks of musical ecstasy. Their evolving arrangement of original compositions, psychedelic improvisational jams, and contagious smiles guarentee fun.  As Pigeons continue to expand their touring they continue to grow their Flock and expand people's minds (musically…). Whether it be at a major festival or your local rock club, get ready for some fun. $5

Hedonist's Notebook: The Sensory Details

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 16:45
Every Thursday: March 12 - March 26, 2015. 6:30-8:30pm Lush writing about food, art and music. In this three-week series, our eyes, ears, and our taste buds will be our guides. Sensory designed prompts and examples will illicit lush writing about food, art and music. This is a generative writing class inspired by prompts that trigger our senses in deep and unexpected ways. If you haven’t written in a while, or simply want to add a fresh approach to your writing practice, this is a supportive and encouraging place to experiment and receive positive, engaging feedback about your work. Open to all genre/levels. $120 to sign up

Little Shop of Horrors

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 17:00
March 10th-15th, 2015 Live at the Palm Theater will be a special showing of Little Shop of Horrors put on by the locals of Telluride.  The play showcases a nerdy florist who finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a large man-eating plant who demands to be fed. A deviously delicious smash-hit sci-fi musical.  Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world. Audrey is hungry… FEED ME!
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