There is really only one way to improve your writing: by writing. Poet Laureate Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer offers a five-week course at the Ah Haa School for the Arts where students will be tasked to write a poem a day for thirty days; whether it's a late-night haiku about your cat or a sonnet in rhymed iambic pentameter, she says that what matters most is that you practice your writing. Trommer will give students a thirty-day inspiration booklet with sixty possible writing prompts, and will help guide them through the fun and creative writing process. The class takes place on Wednesday evenings and the cost is $200. Students will leave inspired and with a body of poetic work.
The annual high school musical presented by the SAF Young People's Theater at the Sheridan Opera House. This year's feature performance is "Footloose, the Musical," based on the film about a teen who moves to a small town where dancing and rock music have been banned. Showtimes Friday February 3rd, Saturday February 4th and Monday February 6th at 6PM. Doors open at 5:30PM. No show Sunday February 5th Tickets $13 adults, $11 children age 18 and under. Purchase in advance HERE , $1 more at the door.
Live performance of psychedelic folk rock by Venezuelan American singer-songwriter Devendra Banhart at Club Red. Tickets $25- $45, Purchase HERE . Doors at 7PM Devendra Banhart - Saturday Night [Official Audio] Video of Devendra Banhart - Saturday Night [Official Audio]
Fine-tune your pottery craft at this four-week series at the Ah Haa School for the Arts with professional ceramic artist Goedele Vanhille. This class is intended for people with some ceramic experience, and students will learn intermediate and advanced wheel-throwing techniques. Budding ceramicists will be taught to make larger vessels, lids and handles, and how to make thinner ceramic walls. The class takes place on Monday evenings from 5:30–8:30 p.m. and the cost is $250.
The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents TWO nights of Chris Robinson Brotherhood Live at the Sheridan Opera House. The band consists of Robinson, Neal Casal, Adam MacDougall, Jeff Hill and Tony Leonne. Show at 9PM, Doors open at 8PM - come enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar. Tickets $40 GA, $50 Balcony reserved seating. PURCHASE HERE . Chris Robinson Brotherhood - "I Ain't Hiding" - Mountain Jam 2014 Video of Chris Robinson Brotherhood - &quot;I Ain&#039;t Hiding&quot; - Mountain Jam 2014
Saturday & Sunday, February 11 & 12 | 2 – 5pm $195 tuition & materials Want to add a personal decorative touch to your living space? Artist Kellie Day will guide students through the process of creating bold, unique, mixed media artwork. Using stamps, stencils, layered papers, texts and lots of other quirky and interesting decoupage materials, students will create big, bright, art pieces. Kellie will guide students through the creative process, implementing her own graphic design background to help students make compelling layouts and exciting and distinct pieces. The class will integrate words with art to make bold, colorful images for home decor. REGISTER HERE.
The 21st Annual Chocolate Lovers' Fling is a fundraiser for the San Miguel Resource Center, which works to eliminate violence and sexual assault in San Miguel County. The Fling is themed each year and includes a tasting of delectable chocolate treats by local chefs, a silent auction, music, raffle, and cash prizes for the best dressed! This is always a fabulous night of dancing and fun -- all while supporting an incredibly worthy cause. Doors at 7:30pm. Purchase tickets HERE . Chocolate-Lovers-Fling-Poster.png
Photographer Deborah Sussex teaches her students to move past the barriers that can hinder creativity: fear of failure or how your work will be received, distractions, preconceptions, familiar subject matter. This three-day workshop at the Ah Haa School for the Arts will focus on vision and expression, and students will learn to contemplate why something catches their eye and how to convey what they observe. Each day will begin with a short demonstration of a particular concept, followed by a hands-on exercise. Images will be downloaded for a group discussion. Students should bring their own DSLR cameras and power/computer connection cords. They are also welcome to bring their own laptops. The class takes place on Wednesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the cost is...
Tickets - $30-$125 Telluride Comedy Festival keeps the local feel, while still remaining a world class event. Comedians from all over the country come to perform right here on our little stage. It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Comedy Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival. The Telluride Comedy Fest strives to be a world class event while keeping the grassroots feel and uniqueness of Telluride itself. Last year's lineup included seasoned veterans like Paul Scheer, Jason Mantzoukas, Rob Huebel, Seth Morris and Cameron Esposito,...
Monday – Thursday, February 20 – 23 | times vary | $285 tuition & materials* *STUDENTS MAY ENROLL IN INDIVIDUAL DAYS OF THE COURSE RATHER THAN THE FULL 4 DAYS AT A RATE OF $75 PER DAY. REGISTER HERE. Join visiting photographer Ben Jacobsen for a four-day photography intensive. From getting to know your camera and shooting in the field to the ins and outs of Adobe Lightroom, Ben will guide students through every aspect of capturing (and editing) the perfect image. Broken up into four separate classes, each session will cover a different aspect of photography. Students are welcome to take all or just part of the course. (Day 1) February 20 , 12:30-4:30pm : Know Your DSLR Camera – An introductory class to help students understand what their camera is...