You may not be able to head to the ski resort for spring slush, and you can’t enjoy a beverage or a snack at most restaurants or bars, but you can crack open a new read and get lost in a tale of intrigue or some cerebral nonfiction. It’s spring offseason in Telluride ― that time of year when…

Marty Wollesen will be the new executive director of the Ah Haa School for the Arts, starting this month, the board of directors recently announced. Wollesen of Washington, D.C., will replace longtime executive director Judy Kohin, whose last day is June 1.

For many of us, it’s felt like an awfully long time since the last time we got to see a live concert or an in-person theater performance. This weekend — the closing weekend of the ski season — is famous in Telluride for its plethora of entertainment options, with bands on seemingly every str…

For many film lovers in the Telluride area and beyond, the word “Mountainfilm” conjures not only images of intro reels in darkened theaters, ice cream on Main Street and stars sparkling over the big screen in Town Park, but also a unique combination of experiences: inspiration welling up dur…

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What helped you get your through the pandemic lockdown? Did you start off watching “Tiger King,” feeling equal parts incredulous and ashamed to enjoy such lowbrow reality programming? Did you greedily stream “The Queen's Gambit,” pulled in by the outstanding production design and riveting pe…

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As you impatiently wait for The Nugget to reopen, a majority of Academy Award nominees can be enjoyed online, and what a wonderfully diverse set of films to enjoy.

The historic Sheridan Opera House has been a beacon of live entertainment at the beginning of Main Street for over 100 years. From the rowdy days of the Wild West to prohibition, the building has seen and endured a lot. Unfortunately, this past year has been one of the harder ones in recent …

Looking for more delight in your life? Look no further than Wilkinson Public Library’s two-part series with poet Ross Gay, author of the award-winning “The Book of Delights.” The book’s 102 essayettes (some as short as one paragraph) were written throughout a year in which Gay made a daily p…

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Marty Wollesen will be the new executive director of the Ah Haa School for the Arts, starting this month, the board of directors recently announced. Wollesen of Washington, D.C., will replace longtime executive director Judy Kohin, whose last day is June 1.

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For many of us, it’s felt like an awfully long time since the last time we got to see a live concert or an in-person theater performance. This weekend — the closing weekend of the ski season — is famous in Telluride for its plethora of entertainment options, with bands on seemingly every str…

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For many film lovers in the Telluride area and beyond, the word “Mountainfilm” conjures not only images of intro reels in darkened theaters, ice cream on Main Street and stars sparkling over the big screen in Town Park, but also a unique combination of experiences: inspiration welling up dur…

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The arts that are most-missed were once enjoyed live, like music and theater.

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What helped you get your through the pandemic lockdown? Did you start off watching “Tiger King,” feeling equal parts incredulous and ashamed to enjoy such lowbrow reality programming? Did you greedily stream “The Queen's Gambit,” pulled in by the outstanding production design and riveting pe…

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As you impatiently wait for The Nugget to reopen, a majority of Academy Award nominees can be enjoyed online, and what a wonderfully diverse set of films to enjoy.

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The historic Sheridan Opera House has been a beacon of live entertainment at the beginning of Main Street for over 100 years. From the rowdy days of the Wild West to prohibition, the building has seen and endured a lot. Unfortunately, this past year has been one of the harder ones in recent …

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When full-blown concerts and festivals finally return, they won’t be the same, at least right away.

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Looking for more delight in your life? Look no further than Wilkinson Public Library’s two-part series with poet Ross Gay, author of the award-winning “The Book of Delights.” The book’s 102 essayettes (some as short as one paragraph) were written throughout a year in which Gay made a daily p…

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Walking into local artist Judy Haas’s new gallery on 230 South Fir St., one is greeted by the friendly faces of Jerry Garcia, Tom Petty and Bob Dylan, who are neighbors along one of the space’s walls. Nearby, John, Paul, George and Ringo look comfortable in their corner, while fellow rocksta…

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Music lovers yearning for the return of live music may feel the tiniest glimmer of hope that, possibly as soon as sometime this summer, they will attend a show. But for a slew of entertainment-affiliated businesses, the yearning to go back to work is even more acute. In a recent virtual conv…

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When I move to a new town, one of the first things I do, is to look for an art house cinema. Not a cineplex in a mall complex, though that will certainly do in a pinch. What I really love is a small, older theater, sometimes a single screen that features independent films, retrospectives and…

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For the Sheridan Arts Foundation’s Young People’s Theatre (YPT) cast of “Annie,” “Tomorrow” has arrived. The young thespians in grades 6-8 will take the Sheridan Opera House stage Friday and Saturday for a limited audience comprised of cast members’ family only, thought the rest of us will b…

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As the months dragged by with most movie theaters closed, there was a scarcity of content for the few that remained open. Theaters screened “Tenet” for months and supplemented with older, family friendly films. As we get back to our new normal, content has come flooding back. Many theaters r…

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During a year without live music and festivals, Montrose-based bluesman AJ Fullerton is sharing some of his signature sounds in the form of his sophomore album, “The Forgiver and The Runaway,” which is set to be released March 26 from VizzTone Label Group.

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It happens every year about this time. In the course of the inevitable discussions surrounding the Super Bowl’s halftime show, talk turns to “who was the best?” I don’t know about your social media feed, but the consensus on mine is Prince. Many would be hard-pressed to come up with better e…

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National Geographic is renowned for its spectacular images of nature. But how often do you get to hear the maestros of scientific discovery and adventure who create its images — the brains behind captivating photos and films who travel the world to get thrilling stories and photos — discuss …

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It’s no secret that most people were not sad to see the year 2020 go, welcoming the arrival of 2021 with open arms. Social media and marketing campaigns trumpeted various versions of the slogan, “New year, new me!” and hopes were high for turning a fresh page after a tumultuous year. Yet the…