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Vinyl is back, but for a quite a few collectors of music who prefer to “spin the black circle,” as Pearl Jam sings, it never really went away. Pandemic be damned, sales of vinyl remain strong. In fact, vinyl record sales are on pace to outsell CDs. Music, after all, heals, and there is nothi…

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It will be a reimagined performance, in a reimagined space (because that’s what live theater is these days).

“It’s been a wild ride,” Sasha Sullivan said. The artistic director of one of the box canyon’s most-loved cultural institutions — certainly the most prodigious when it comes to fresh programming — has been navigating fresh challenges of late.

The annual Ah Haa Art Auction fundraiser is one of the summer’s most popular events, but it’s a little different this year. In adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, the school has been hosting an online auction, which ends Saturday at noon. On Friday at 7:30 p.m., however, there will be a live …

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A summer in Telluride without festivals is hard to imagine. Each of us has a favorite that we look forward to all year. For me, a relative newbie to Telluride, it’s the Telluride Film Festival. The festival’s cancellation this week made me the saddest because I was due to come back to work a…

Earlier this year, Michael Martelon, Telluride Tourism Board president and CEO, tried to fathom what Telluride might look like without its vibrant summer festivals.

Sometimes it’s hard to hear yourself think in the current cacophony. Yet local poet Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, in her new award-winning book “hush,” invites readers into a much-needed place of listening and reflection.

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It will be a reimagined performance, in a reimagined space (because that’s what live theater is these days).

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“It’s been a wild ride,” Sasha Sullivan said. The artistic director of one of the box canyon’s most-loved cultural institutions — certainly the most prodigious when it comes to fresh programming — has been navigating fresh challenges of late.

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The annual Ah Haa Art Auction fundraiser is one of the summer’s most popular events, but it’s a little different this year. In adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, the school has been hosting an online auction, which ends Saturday at noon. On Friday at 7:30 p.m., however, there will be a live …

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A summer in Telluride without festivals is hard to imagine. Each of us has a favorite that we look forward to all year. For me, a relative newbie to Telluride, it’s the Telluride Film Festival. The festival’s cancellation this week made me the saddest because I was due to come back to work a…

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Music in the mountains: It’s the time of year, or used to be, when the hills ring out with bluegrass, jazz, rock and classical music.

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Great artworks tend to be visually arresting, stop-you-in-your tracks marvels. 

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Earlier this year, Michael Martelon, Telluride Tourism Board president and CEO, tried to fathom what Telluride might look like without its vibrant summer festivals.

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Sometimes it’s hard to hear yourself think in the current cacophony. Yet local poet Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, in her new award-winning book “hush,” invites readers into a much-needed place of listening and reflection.

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The final rehearsal of Disney’s “The Jungle Book” Monday morning featured a special guest.

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Ranching, roping and riding are exhausting, smelly and dangerous, and also tactile, compelling and (on occasion) achingly beautiful.

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“You damn right, I've got the blues, From my head down to my shoes”—Buddy Guy

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Music festivals may have gone disappeared this summer, but when it comes to creative expression, the vibe in the box canyon is as big and bold as ever.

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Hot topics and cool heads: who can imagine such a pairing these days? 

The country is currently fighting several threats, including the COVID-19 pandemic and racial injustice, as black and brown Americans continue to die at the hands of police.

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There are not a lot of places where you can tour an art gallery in person or listen to live music these days.

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It’s the would-be week of the 47th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival, but alas, it’s 2020. Despite a year derailed by a global pandemic, local band the Birds of Play, with support from the Wilkinson Public Library and KOTO, are here to keep the bluegrass blues at bay with a dose of live Am…

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"We are talking about race in this country more clearly and openly than we have almost ever in the history of this country," said actor Will Smith. "Racism is not getting worse, it's getting filmed."

The Telluride Art Walk is Thursday. As always, participating venues and artists will host receptions from 3-8 p.m. As with so much else during this time, Art Walk will look a little different, but will still maintain the same fun-spirited focus on the arts as before, according to a news release.

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Summer 2020 in Telluride is likely to be unusually quiet as the town adheres to COVID-19 guidelines. Without the annual Fourth of July celebration or most music festivals, it may seem like there’s not much to do in town, but there is, as local nonprofits and organizations have gotten creativ…

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The arts scene in the San Juans this summer is, admittedly, a work-in-progress. You might imagine it as a work of Pointillism: through contrasting dots of paint, an image is beginning to emerge.