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Art History Grab Bag

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 17:30
Visiting lecturer Paul Evans will offer an art history grab bag," three evenings of discourse on different topics, for free at the Ah Haa School for the Arts . The first talk is called "Three Outsiders: Warrior, Poet, Saint," and will explore the lives of T.E. Lawrence, Sylvia Plath, and Francis of Assisi, who he calls both misfits and visionaries. The second lecture is titled "Divine Madness: Poets, Painters, and Bipolar Illness," and focuses on the bond between creativity and mental illness, the curse and blessing of feeling too much. The final discussion will be "All You Need is Love: The Archetypal Beatles," and provides a Jungian and musicological analysis of the world's best band, and explains why the group still matters. The lectures will be held at the Ah Haa School from 5:30-...

Decorative Relief Tiles and Tile Mold Making

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 17:30
This class at the Ah Haa School for the Arts will teach students to make their own designer tiles. Using sgraffito, stencil, relief carving, and other techniques, participants will learn a variety of styles and options for making tiles. Instructor Matthew Adams will demonstrate how to make molds from tiles so that you can create a series of the same design. Finished tiles will be glazed and then fired in a kiln, so they will be ready to use in fun home projects.  Decorative Relief Tiles and Tile Mold Making sessions are from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday through Thursday, March 14-16 and Tuesday and Wednesday, March 28-29. Tuition is $300.  

DJ Sound Shepherd

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 21:00
DJ Sound Shepherd spins techno/hip hop at the SHOW Bar at the Sheridan Opera House  on Saturday, March 11 at 10 p.m. with no cover charge. The SHOW Bar opens at 8 p.m.  

Turkuaz

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 22:00
Like the classic ensembles of jazz and funk music from the heyday eras, Turkuaz relies on all its nine members to build their vigorous and exuberant sound. Turkuaz hails from Brooklyn and plays a unique and forceful blend of techno, funk, R&B, and soul. The band sounds a little bit like P Funk but with an alteranative vocal edge, just a tinge of Peter Gabriel or David Byrne. Turkuaz is sure to light up the Sheridan Opera House stage and fill the venue with its powerful groove. Turkuaz takes the stage March 10 at 9 p.m., and tickets are $20 for general admission and $30 for reserved balcony seating. Turkuaz - Doktor Jazz Video of Turkuaz - Doktor Jazz

Capturing Character: Costumed Figure Portraiture

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 13:00
It is important for a portrait artist to understand the structure of body and face, but it is equally important to be able to evoke the character and personality of a subject. This fun class at the Ah Haa School for the Arts uses costumed models — whether it's a ballerina, period attire, Western wear, or something else — to create vivid and interesting tableaus for the artists to paint. Students will use oil paints and will be instructed in composition, stroke, edges, and color, some previous painting experience is necessary.  The class will be held from noon until 3:30 on Friday through Sunday, March 10-12. Tuition is $275 and students will also need to purchase required materials. Painter Julee Hutchison is the instructor.   

Capturing Character: Costumed Figure Portraiture

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 13:00
It is important for a portrait artist to understand the structure of body and face, but it is equally important to be able to evoke the character and personality of a subject. This fun class at the Ah Haa School for the Arts uses costumed models — whether it's a ballerina, period attire, Western wear, or something else — to create vivid and interesting tableaus for the artists to paint. Students will use oil paints and will be instructed in composition, stroke, edges, and color, some previous painting experience is necessary.  The class will be held from noon until 3:30 on Friday through Sunday, March 10-12. Tuition is $275 and students will also need to purchase required materials. Painter Julee Hutchison is the instructor.   

Capturing Character: Costumed Figure Portraiture

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 13:00
This 3-day class at the Ah Haa School for the Arts will teach students how to create vibrant, honest portraits while learning the importance of composition, stroke, color, and edges. Understanding the structure of body and face is important, but these sessions will focus on making the portraits feel alive, evoke emotion, and reflect the true personality of the subject. Costumed models (donning ballerina outfits, period attire, Western wear, or other clothes) will create interesting tableaus for the students to paint.  This class takes place from noon until 3:30 p.m., Friday through Saturday, March 10-12. The tuition is $275 and does not include materials.  

Cousin Curtiss

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/09/2017 - 21:00
Cousin Curtiss is a one-man show, but his sound is big enough to fill the deck of Gorrono Ranch and the surrounding slopes. He uses a loop to layer his sound, adding guitar and rhythm tracks to give it texture before chiming in with is extraordinary vocals. He is a versatile singer and performer who makes even old cover songs sound new and interesting. Cousin Curtiss plays the SHOW bar at the Sheridan Opera House on March 9; doors open at 7 p.m. and the music starts at 8 p.m., and there is no cover. Cousin Curtiss - As I Am Video of Cousin Curtiss - As I Am

Pippin

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/09/2017 - 20:00
Telluride Theatre will bring the classic musical "Pippin" to life, featuring an all-female cast of 15 talented dancers, singers, and performers. The play centers around the character of Pippin, a young prince and heir to the throne, and how he struggles to find meaning in his life through political power and on the battlefield. The score was written by Grammy and Oscar Award winner Stephen Schwartz, and the production pays homage to the orginal director and choreographer, Bob Fosse.  Pippin plays March 9-12, and March 16-19 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box at the Palm Theatre . Tickets are $25 for adults, and $15 for kids 18 and younger. The special "Dinner and a Show" performance is on March 17, and tickets for that performance, a fundraiser for Telluride Theatre and Palm Arts, are $...

Donavon Frankenreiter with Grant-Lee Philips

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 21:00
Donavon Frankenreiter is a professional singer/songwriter and surfer. He is entering his second decade as a musician and his music continues to transform, from breezy, light surf rock to more deeply emotional lyrics and sound with his latest release "The Heart." Especially intimate and heavy is the last track on the album, "California Lights," which is a tribute to Frankenreiter's father, who battled and succumbed to cancer. He is circling the Hawaiian islands and the West on this latest tour, and this week, he will perform at the Sheridan Opera House . The show starts at 8 p.m. on March 8, and general admission tickets are $35; reserved balcony seats are $45.   Donavon Frankenreiter - Free Video of Donavon Frankenreiter - Free

TAB After Party

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 23:00
Celebrate and dance your booty off at the Telluride Aids Benefit  Official After Party with DJ KAT TV on the turn tables spinning sets all night long!    Tickets $30 at the door.

Telluride AIDS Benefit Gala Fashion Show

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 21:00
This is THE event of the winter season, and features local models wearing international designer fashions. The event is best described as New York Fashion Week meets Cirque de Soleil.  Since 1994, the live auction following the Gala Fashion Show has raised over $2 million towards HIV/AIDS education, clinical care, and advocacy.  Purchase tickets HERE.  

Intermediate iPhone/iPad Tips and Tricks

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 13:00
The world of technology moves pretty fast — we're already seeing iOS 10 versions, and the iPhone 7 and two new iPad Pro sizes have come out. These devices are becoming more powerful and capable with every generation, but are you making the best use of them or struggling to understand how they work? This class will help you learn the advanced tricks and ways to maximize the technology. And if you're thinking about using your iPad as your only computer, this session will help you understand what you can (and can't) do with the device.  Tech wiz John Clark will lead this class at the Ah Haa School for the Arts on March 4, from noon until 4 p.m., and the cost is $65 .   

Twenty (by) Telluride: The HIV Edition

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 19:30
Telluride AIDS Benefit Announces New Friday Night Event – Twenty(by)Telluride: The HIV Edition Date + Time : Friday March 3rd; reception with food begins at 6:30pm, slide presentation at 7:30pm. Location : Sheridan Opera House, 10 North Oak Street Telluride, CO Cost : FREE The Details : Twenty(by)Telluride: The HIV Edition is a lively, casual event that offers an intimate glimpse into the AIDS Benefit's cause, beneficiaries, and history, through very fast-paced slide presentations.  Presenters are challenged to share their story as it relates to HIV. Each presenter has exactly twenty slides and each slide is shown for exactly twenty seconds, challenging the presenters to be precise.  This year’s presenters include Casey Nay, longtime TAB model and TAB graphic designer;...

Telluride AIDS Benefit Sneak Peek

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 21:00
This show is a sneak peek for what is to come at the Gala Fashion Show. Featuring local models and international designer fashion, this event is one ofthe best of the winter season.  Since 1994, TAB has helped raise over $2 million towards HIV/AIDS education, advocacy, and clinical care in Colorado and Africa.  Purchase tickets HERE .

'Matter of Dreams'

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 18:00
When Karen Wippich was a child, she used to dream about being an artist. She moved across the U.S. and spent most of her time alone, creating characters and fantasies, and grew up to be a graphic artist before she became a working artist. Now her work is exhibited all over the country —Oregon, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington state and Washington D.C., and from March 2 through May, it will be shown at Gallery 81435. Wippich paints in acrylics, and this exhibit, "Matter of Dreams," refers to her creative process of tapping into her subconscious for inspiration. The paintings are expressionistic, and borrow from her graphic work, with characters that blend into abstract environments and break into geometric shapes and lines. "Matter of Dreams" opens at the Art Walk on...

Framing Made Simple

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 19:00
Having the perfect frame is essential to a piece of two-dimensional art. In this evening workshop at the Ah Haa School for the Arts , Julie McNair will teach matting and floating techniques, as well as design principles and conservation handling. Students are asked to bring in one piece of artwork with a suitable frame and glass (not to exceed 20"x24") and will leave the session with a beautifully framed, ready-to-hang piece. The workshop takes place from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1. Tuition is $65.

Adventures in Fabric Printing

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 19:00
Students at the Ah Haa School for the Arts will spend three weeks exploring the various methods of printing on fabrics. They will learn to design and print their own patterns, dye cotton, and explore how different materials absorb ink and pigment. Using thickened fiber-reactive dyes, silk screens and stencils, the class will focus on "breakdown" screen-printing. The dyes are useful for a wide range of frabrics, including previously dyed materials. There will be open studio time during the weekends and between classes available to students. The materials fee includes 6 yards of cotton fabric, all dyes and chemicals, and one silk screen. Students should bring any silk screens they own, as well as a color wheel, notepad and pen, and select items to create textures on their fabrics....

Tosh.Show in the Snow

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 10:30
Daniel Tosh, the hiliarious stand-up comedian of Tosh.0 on Comedy Central, will perform at the Palm Theatre with his crew from the show. Tosh is known for his very adult, irreverent and sometimes dark humor and his comedy tours are frequently sold out. He has appeared on Late Night with David Letterman , The Tonight Show with Jay Leno , Jimmy Kimmel Live , and a host of comedy television shows and films. Tosh will perform a special show for Telluride, "Tosh.Show in the Snow," on February 25 at the Palm Theatre. Doors are open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $75 . The show contains mature content and is meant for an adult audience.   Daniel Tosh: People Pleaser - We're Not Number One Video of Daniel Tosh: People...

Telluride Gay Ski Week

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 09:00
The 15th Annual Telluride Gay Ski week is a week full of non stop fun! Amazing snow sports - skiing, ice skating, snowboarding, dog sledding, dancing, dinners, music, fashion and so much more. Our incredible Mountain Villages of Telluride and Mountain Village await with open arms to welcome all participants to our beautiful community and our world class ski resort.  Hospitaly Lounge opens at 8am daily.  See schedule of events HERE .
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