arts & entertainment

R&R | The DC Connection: Empresarios Keep Capital Funk Coming to Telluride
by Adam Smith
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
How does keyboardist Joey Porter of The Motet celebrate the release of their new album? Juno What, Telluride style.
ARTS BRIEFS | Telluride Horror Show, Oct. 1-12, Announces Call for Entries
by Watch Staff
Jan 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Jazz Festival partial lineup includes Poncho Sanchez and Lettuce...Tift Merritt, Hays Carll Headline July Americana Fest
R&R | Head for The Hills Comes Into Their Own Bluegrass Identity
by Adam Smith
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Punk, funk and home-grown bluegrass in this week’s music schedule.
ELEVATED | Wordplay and 'Deep'
by Leslie Vreeland
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Wordplay in Ridgway and leaping into creativity in Telluride, and a book about skiing and climate change, all in the arts this week.
MV Council Bans Retail Pot – For Now
by Samuel Adams
Jan 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
The moratorium must be extended, or pot sales banned permanently, by the end of March.
Theatre Review: 'The Road to Mecca'
by Bill Cunningham
Jan 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
It is a place of love, refuge and memories set in 1974 South Africa.
R&R | Gravity A Begins Colorado Tour at the Moon
by Adam Smith
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride set for a weekend of live electronic music and celebrity country.
ELEVATED | Revisiting the Classics
by Leslie Vreeland
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Mollie O’Brien in Ridgway, and pop-up movies and 'The Blizzard of Ahhhs' in Telluride, all in the arts this week.
R&R | Taking It to the Bridge With Brooklyn’s Turkuaz
by Adam Smith
Jan 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
The beat carries on past New Year’s with progressive bluegrass and high energy funk in Telluride.
ELEVATED | 'The Road to Mecca,' to Ridgway, and to 'Metanoia'
by Leslie Vreeland
Jan 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Poetry in Ridgway, an anonymous fundraising challenge for a mountaineer’s documentary, and The Road to Mecca, all in the arts this week.
ELEVATED | 2013: Arts in Review
by Leslie Vreeland
Dec 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The truth is, artists and craftspeople don’t “compete.” They just do what they do.
R&R | From David Byrne to Thievery Corporation
by Adam Smith
Dec 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
What were the best moments of the year? A look back at the Western Slope music scene in 2013.
R&R | New Year’s Week Brings Nine Concerts to Telluride in Five Days
by Adam Smith
Dec 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride’s crafty music promoters have locked in some stellar artists to pave the road to 2014.
ELEVATED | In the Company of Writers
by Leslie Vreeland
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
A literary retreat and a poetry reading in Telluride, and Songs for Unusual Creatures on PBS Digital, all in the arts this week.
Lone Bellow, Brandi Carlile Set for 41st Bluegrass Festival
by Watch Staff
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Planet Bluegrass has announced the preliminary lineup for the 41st annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival.
R&R | One-on-One with Cranford Hollow’s John Cranford
by Adam Smith
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Cranford Hollow frontman John Cranford goes one-on-one with Adam Smith about whiskey, Southern rock and the band’s first trip to Colorado.
ELEVATED | Homages to Gene Kelly and Jimmy Stewart, and an Ah Haa Gala
by Leslie Vreeland
Dec 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
A tribute to Gene Kelly and an Ah Haa Gala in Telluride, and It’s a Wonderful Life on stage in Montrose, all in the arts this week.
ELEVATED | Three Views on Christmas
by Leslie Vreeland
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dolce Voce in Montrose and Ouray, and Dude and Bro’s A Christmas Carol in Telluride in the arts this week.
R&R | Unraveling Brooklyn’s Folk Movement With Blake Christiana of Yarn
by Adam Smith
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
With new material, Brooklyn’s rising folk group Yarn heads to Telluride.
Bringing ‘Precedence’ to Montrose Music Education
by William Woody
Dec 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
A new music academy in downtown Montrose is offering lessons to young and old alike, on just about any instrument one can think of. The mission: bring more diversity to the Montrose music community.