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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…

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…

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.

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…

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 …

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…

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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…

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It’s been a cultural tradition in downtown Telluride for years: The first Thursday of every month brings Art Walk, a time where galleries and participating venues stay open just a little longer into the evening to exhibit new works, from 5-8 p.m. But not this month.

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If you’re a movie lover, now is your time: These days, you can stream literally thousands of movies from every conceivable genre, all from the comfort of your couch.

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How does an animated film about a Black band teacher in 1970s Queens and a dramatic film imagining conversations between four Black icons circa 1964 inform us about the Black American experience of today? And would you be surprised to learn that one man was instrumental in bringing these sto…

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The world isn’t normal at the moment, and hasn’t been for nearly a year.

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Who but the most hard-hearted among us has not hummed “Singin’ in the Rain” when caught in a cloudburst? Gene Kelly’s signature piece from the 1952 movie of the same name is a joyful, puddle-splashing classic display of musical filmmaking, and is a highlight of a movie that was in the first …

In a town known for its seemingly never-ending string of remarkable events, KOTO’s Lip Sync contest might be considered one of the most anticipated. In a normal year, performers and rowdy fans pack the Sheridan Opera House for a night of often-bawdy fun and outrageous creativity. But, as we …

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Parents want to protect their children and ensure they have a promising future. We want to keep all our children safe, but we go an extra step with girls. Young women are taught not to wear certain things, not to go to certain places at certain times and to manage the expectations of the boy…

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It may be January, but the spirit of Christmas as captured by English novelist Charles Dickens in 1843 is worth remembering year round. While the Sheridan Arts Foundation’s Young People’s Theater was initially set to perform the classic tale the weekend before Christmas, the show was postpon…

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Of course she could never have imagined, when she first collaborated on a film for her exhibit “Visceral” two years ago at Gallery 81435 that one work in particular would take on greater resonance, and command a much wider stage, two years later.

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Humans have always loved a good story. Whether it’s tales of epic fishing trips or chronicles of strife, the need to share experiences through the written word is at least as old as recorded history. The reader, as well as the writer, receives a certain sense of relief through the creative p…

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“Writers don’t read this December,” the headline said.