“There are two kinds of film festivals: there are the mega-hyped, hoopla-infested selling circuses, and there is Telluride. It is extraordinarily exciting, in this age of the triumph of capitalism, to discover an event dedicated not to commerce, but to love. And if that sounds old fashioned and starry-eyed, so be it. The cinema was always in the business of gazing at stars.” – Salman Rushdie The prestigious Telluride Film Festival brings together industry masters under the auspices of the majestic San Juan Mountains. It is nothing short of a magical weekend, a celebration of film, community, and creativity. The festival notoriously keeps its film schedule a secret, but you can bet that many of the films you will see will be at the top of your Oscar picks in the next awards season...
What began as a way to train for the Pike's Peak marathon in 1974 is now a full-fledged race. The race from Ouray to Telluride over the 13,114 foot Imogene Pass . This is a 17.1 mile point to point mountain race. The pass is a 4x4 dirt road that passes through mining ruins, up jagged peaks, and above treeline. The runners finish at the Sheridan Opera House on Oak Street in Telluride. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared for any and all conditions. Visit the official Imogene Pass Run website for registration and further details.
REGISTER TO WIN 2 VIP WEEKEND PASSES and 3 FREE NIGHTS LODGING! CLICK HERE TO ENTER When B.B. King performed here in Telluride, Colorado in 2004, he sat on the main stage in Town Park and told the crowd, "Out of the 90 different countries I've been to, I've never seen anything more beautiful than what you have here." Join us here in Telluride for a rockin' weekend of live music and free-flowing beer at the 21st Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival ! This year's festival takes place from September 12-14, 2014 (get your tickets today!) and promises to be an unforgettable weekend: Peter Frampton, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, and the Violent Femmes are among this year's headlining acts. For the entire weekend schedule, click here . Most of the shows...
The Telluride WOW Festival is a health, fitness, and wellness event that will bring world-class presenters, instructors, and athletes to Telluride to lecture and hold fitness classes on the latest health, fitness, wellness, nutrition and medical trends. For Presenters, schedule and more, visit: http://telluridewow.com/
The Mountains to Desert Ride is a grueling bicycle race from Telluride to Gateway Canyons, Colorado. The goal is to raise $90,000 for the benefit of the Just for Kids Foundation. Participants can choose between four routes: Telluride to Gateway Summit Loop, 133 miles Telluride to Gateway Canyons Resort, 103 miles Norwood to Gateway Summit Loop, 100 miles Norwood to Gateway Canyons Resort, 70 miles
20 slides x 20 seconds each x a few great minds. Causual event that shows a glimpse into Telluride's creative talent with fast-paced slide presentations. Each presenter has exactly twenty slides and each slide is shown for exactly twenty seconds. 7-8PM at the Historic Sheridan Bar. THIS MONTH: Telluride Galleries Edition
Wednesday, October 1st. The first 100 tickets will be $15 and the show will be $20. Visit the Sheridan Opera House's event page to reserve tickets! Carbon Leaf is in their 20th year of making music with a down-home approach to an eclectic mix of folk-rock, Americana, Bulegrass, Celtic, rock and pop. Listen to the video below to hear one of Carbon Leaf's songs! Video of Bloody Good Bar Fight Song [from Ghost Dragon Attacks Castle]
The Screenwriters in the Sky Workshop and Symposium is an opportunity for emerging screenwriters to spend time learning from some of the film industry's most successful professionals. The weekend includes presentations by producers, screenwriters, entertainment attorneys, agents, and editors. You will also have the opportunity to have one-on-one sessions with these various professionals to collaborate on current and future work. Visit the official Screenwriters in the Sky website to register.
Presented by Beyond the Groove Thursday, October 9th. At Club Red (located inside the Telluride Conference Center). Doors at 7:30 PM, Show at 8PM. Tickets are $42.50 GA, and $45 the day of the show. All ages welcome. Matisyahu is an alternative hip hop, rock, reggae artist and his opener is Radical Something. Tickets will be available locally at Wizard Entertainment ( 126 E Colorado Ave ) and online here . Watch the video below to listen to one of Matisyahu's songs! Video of Matisyahu &quot;Broken Car&quot; (Official Lyric Video) - New Album &quot;Akeda&quot; out June 3rd Watch the video below to listen to one of Radical Something's songs! Video of Radical Something - &quot;Be Easy&quot; ft. Kinetics (Official Video)
October 11, 12, and 13, 2013 marks the 4th annual Telluride Horror Show, a 3-day genre film festival located here in Telluride, Colorado. Screenings of the latest horror, fantasy, and sci-fi films will take place throughout the weekend at the Sheridan Opera House and the Nugget Theatre. The festival screens an average of 18 feature films and more than 20 short films. Additionally, they host special programs, guests, and a party. Festival Passes: 3-Day Pass ($60) - Purchase a 3-day pass and you will have access to the 11 films in addition to the opening reception with attending filmmakers. The 3-day pass guarantees entry into one of the two theaters during any give time slot. Check out this unique film festival named, "Top 20 Coolest Film Festivals" in 2011 by Moviemaker...