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!
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
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
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 - &quot;Keep That Music Playin&#039;&quot; (Live at High Sierra 2013) #JAMINTHEVAN
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
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.
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
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.
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...
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)