Telluride Festivals and Events

Glass on Metal: Enameled Jewelry with Tracey Belt

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 10:00
Wednesday –  Friday, January 25 – 27   |   10am-1pm    $210 tuition & materials  Students will learn the art of fusing glass to metal to create beautiful jewelry and metal embellishments. Using opaque and transparent glasses, the class will explore various enameling techniques such as stenciling, sgraffito, and enamel pencils. Students will complete numerous glass-on-metal designs, including an enamel pendant. Tracey Belt first encountered jewelry making in an elective metalsmithing course while studying at the University of New Mexico. She was drawn immediately and completely to the craft that would become her career and passion. Initially intrigued by different metals and patinas, she then went on to pursue her curiosity for color by studying the process of...

The Art of Stained Glass

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:30
  Students at this Ah Haa class with instructor Tami Huntsman will be able to look at different pieces of glass and learn about the history of stained glass before embarking on their own project. They will choose a design and the glass to fit the project, cut each piece, apply the copper foil, and solder. Every member of class will create at least one piece of stained glass art that they can take home.  The class takes place on Mondays from 5:30–8:30 p.m. and the cost is $300. Ah Haa will provide eye protection, gloves, and aprons, but students are asked to wear close-toed shoes and long sleeves.

The Art of Stained Glass

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:30
Mondays,  January 23 – February 13   |   5:30-8:30pm    $300 tuition & materials Using the copper foil technique, students will explore the world of stained glass. After looking at different types of glass and learning some stained glass history, students will choose a design for their stained glass projects. Then they’ll choose glass to fit the project, cut each piece, apply copper foil, solder, and then solder. All students will emerge with at least one stupendous piece of stained glass art! Ah Haa will supply eye protection, latex gloves and aprons. Please wear close-toed shoes and long sleeves.   REGISTER HERE.

The Art of Stained Glass with Tami Huntmsan

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:30
Mondays,  January 23 – February 13   |   5:30-8:30pm    $300 tuition & materials Using the copper foil technique, students will explore the world of stained glass. After looking at different types of glass and learning some stained glass history, students will choose a design for their stained glass projects. Then they’ll choose glass to fit the project, cut each piece, apply copper foil, solder, and then solder. All students will emerge with at least one stupendous piece of stained glass art! Ah Haa will supply eye protection, latex gloves and aprons. Please wear close-toed shoes and long sleeves.   REGISTER HERE.

Dustbowl Revival Live in Concert

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 20:00
The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents Dustbowl Revival live in concert with their reinvented and bolder free flowing sound.  This band has opened for acts such as Trombone Shorty and Lake Street Dive, and has recently reinvented their funky stringband sound.  Show at 9pm, doors open at 8pm - come out early and enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar. Tickets $15 General Admission, $25 Balcony reserved seating.  Purchase tickets HERE.   Video of Dustbowl Revival - "Honey I Love You" - Twisted Oak Wine Cellar  

KOTO Lip Sync

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 21:00
The 39th annual KOTO Lip Sync is an event you definitely won’t want to miss! This lip sync competition has $750 prize money on the line for the best performance.     Tickets $20 GA, $40 Balcony reserved seating.  Purchase tickets HERE .   2017-KOTO-Lip-Sync-Poster-663x1024.jpg

Telluride FIRE Festival

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 18:00
Inspired by Burning Man, The Telluride Fire Festival will be centered around a free public and interactive experience of fire artistry. The fire displays will occur from when darkness falls to late evening on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. These displays will be held both in Mountain Village and on 'Main Street' and all stationary art intallations will be available during the day for viewing.  Telluride Fire Festival Video of Telluride Fire Festival Click here for a 2017 schedule!

Open Studio Figure Drawing

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 17:30
  Develop and refine your skills at rendering the human figure during Ah Haa’s ongoing series of uninstructed open figure studio sessions. Studio sessions take place on Tuesday evenings from 5:30–7:30 p.m. and the cost is $15 per session. Pre-registration is encouraged, and Ah Haa has just a limited number of newsprint pads for sale, so students should bring their own materials to make sure they have what they need. 

Niceness Live in Concert

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 20:00
Hailing from Telluride, Colorado, Niceness will perform their unique roots reggae blend live on the Sheridan Opera House stage.   Show at 9pm, doors open at 8pm - come early and have a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar. Tickets $15 General Admission, $25 Balcony reserved seating.  Purchase HERE .  Niceness - "Sunshine" Video of Niceness - "Sunshine"  

FLY Dance: The Gentlemen of Hip-Hop

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 18:00
Street dance meets classic choreographic dance principles, FLY Dance performs at the Palm Theatre!  This all-male contemporary dance company hailing from Houston known as the Gentlemen of Hip-Hop are sure to WOW you with their high energy performance.  Tickets $28 adults, $20 students/children Purchaes tickets HERE .    

An Evening with Jackie Greene & Anders Osborne

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 19:30
Beyond the Groove presents an intimate acoustic evening with Jackie Greene & Anders Osborne live at Club Red.   Doors: 7:30 PM | Show: 8:00 PM All Ages Show - Tickets $35 - $55 PURCHASE HERE.    

The Motet: Presented by Jambase

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 19:30
Hailing from Colorado, the Motet is a world-classimprovisational funk band that has dedicated more than a decade to the healing powers of funky dance music. This will be the perfect dance party at Club Red.  Tickets $25 advance GA, $30 high table seating GA, $35 preferred platform seating Doors at 7:30PM PURCHASE HERE. The Motet - 'The Fountain' ::: Second Story Garage Video of The Motet - 'The Fountain' ::: Second Story Garage    

The Floozies Live in Concert

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 20:00
NO set list, NO problem!  The Floozies, a live electronic duo of brothers blends guitar and bass, as well as as colors of lights.  They have been on stage with electronic big names such as STS9 and Big Gigantic, don't miss this unique performance!  Showtime 9PM, doors open at 8PM - come enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar.  Tickets $20 general admission, $30 balcony reserved seating.   PURCHASE HERE .  The Floozies - Sunroof Cadillac (official) Video of The Floozies - Sunroof Cadillac (official)    

Ceramics Wheel & Glazing: Session I with Greta Neumann

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 18:00
Tuesday, Jan. 10; Wednesday, Jan. 11 and Tuesday, Jan. 31  |  6-9pm   $125 tuition & materials Class begins with two evenings of wheel instruction (required) followed by four open studio sessions (uninstructed, optional practice time). The course ends with one evening of glazing instruction, and two additional open studio sessions to finish up projects. All classes and open studio hours take place on weekday evenings, from 6 – 9pm.  Students can come to any or all open studio nights, as long as they have taken the intro to throwing classes first. All classes are limited to 8 students.   PRE-REGISTRATION  REQUIRED Session I: Evenings, 6-9 p.m. 1/10/2017 – Intro to throwing A (REQUIRED) 1/11/2017 – Intro to throwing B (REQUIRED) 1/17/2017 – Open Studio 1/...

Beginning Burlesque with Sasha Sullivan

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 18:00
Mondays,  January 9 – February 27  |   6 – 8pm   | Burlesque is a celebration of femininity. Women of all ages come together for a fun-filled journey into this incredible art form, ultimately empowering their creative, sensual, feminine beings. Telluride Theatre’s own Sasha Sullivan and seasoned Burlesque veteran Melissa Harris are excited take new students on an eight-week journey into the world of burlesque. Starting with the basics – history, dance moves, striptease, creating a character, and owning your space – students will then develop their very own burlesque character and walk away with a full routine, a set of pasties, and a portrait. At the close of the class, some students will be chosen to perform at BURLESQUE, a live variety show on the Sheridan Opera House...

Deland Band

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 21:00
Saturday, January 7th, 2017, 9:00 PM You can usually catch Telluride singer/guitarist Sean Deland  playing solo on the deck at Gorrono, but this weekend he performs classic rock, reggae, and funk music with his full ensemble at Last Dollar Saloon . There is no cover charge.  Music starts at 9:00 PM, but get there early and grab a drink and a seat by the fireplace.    https://www.youtube.com/embed/gWSexUcV2pA

Rumours: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 20:00
Rewind time with fan favorite, Rumours: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac performing live at the Sheridan Opera House.  Rumours covers Fleetwood Mac in their prime between '75-'79, featuring the classic arrangement.  Show starts 9PM, Doors open at 8PM - come enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar.  Tickets, $25 GA, $35 Balcony reserved seating.   PURCHASE HERE.  [[{"fid":"110154","view_mode":"default","type":"media","attributes":{"alt":"Rumours, Fleetwood Mac tribute band","class":"media-element file-default"}}]]

The Yale Whiffenpoofs Live in Concert

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 18:00
An evening with the "Whiffs," Yale University's oldest and best known collegiate a cappella group, live on the Sheridan Opera House stage.  Show at 7pm, doors open at 6pm - come enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar. Tickets $25 GA, $35 Balcony reserved seating. Purchase tickets HERE .

'Songline' Art Exhibit

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 17:00
This month's Art Walk features a special exhibit of the work of renowned Ridgway artist Stephanie Morgan Rogers. The title of the exhibit, "Songline," refers to Australian Aboriginal mythology—a songline is a path across the earth or sky determined by an ancestral dream, which is recorded in traditional songs, dances, stories, and artwork. Rogers' work is inspired by folklore, history, and spiritualism, and includes paintings on metal that create shimmering patinas, as well as jewelry and other installations. Her art has been featured in Sundance , Mountain Living , Vogue Living , and commercially by Starbucks. The opening reception takes place at the Telluride Arts HQ gallery and will have live music by Kyra Kopestonsky. The event is free to the public.  

Telluride Art Walk

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 17:00
Thursday, October 4th. 5PM-8PM The Art Walk takes place on the first Thursday of every month (excluding May, November, and December). Over twenty venues host this event to showcase new exhibitions and artists. A free self guided Art Walk map (Gallery Guide)  can be found both online and at partcipating venues.