arts & entertainment

From Hockey Rink to World Premiere-Worthy Cinema
by Samuel Adams
Aug 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
Who but the Telluride Film Festival could convert a ice pavilion into a state-of-the art cinema?
ELEVATED | Stage, Screen, and Text
by Leslie Vreeland
Aug 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
A new season of regional theatre in Montrose, movies in Ouray and Montrose, and a public service ad by the director Werner Herzog.
Punch Brothers, Free, in Town Park Wednesday Evening
Aug 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Film Festival kicks off its 40th Anniversary with a special gift.
Hip Hops
by Adam Smith
Aug 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 342 342 recommendations | email to a friend
Craft Beers, World Music, All Along the Western Slope
Say ‘So Long’ to Summer at Ouray’s Grillin’ & Chillin’ Fest
by Watch Staff
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The festival boasts a great lineup of live music, regional craft brewers and distillers, and barbecue served by local vendors and nonprofits.
R&R | One-On-One With Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation
by Adam Smith
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Pimps, Thievery, Capone, and a Baker steal the top spots of the Western Slope music lineup this week.
ELEVATED | Masterful Guitarists, and Into the Void
by William Woody
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Trace Bundy in concert in Ouray, a Ghost Walk and astronomy talk in Montrose, and an Israeli film in Telluride, all in the arts this week.
Olathe Grand Old Opry Keeps ‘Old Timey’ Music Alive
by William Woody
Aug 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Artists and music fans alike camp out on the farm's pastures or in the woods to live together in "harmony" and come together to celebrate simple tunes and country living through "picking and potluck.
R&R | Jewel Sells Out the Sheridan...Again
by Adam Smith
Aug 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Rum, Fishtrap and a rare Jewel. I swear this week’s Western Slope music is not a pirate story.
Wright Opera House 125th Birthday Bash Saturday
by Watch Staff
Aug 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The party celebrates the amazing way the community is tackling the vision to purchase, renovate, preserve and prepare the Wright Opera House to serve future generations for another 125 years.
ELEVATED | Passionate Music, Lascivious Theatre
by Leslie Vreeland
Aug 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Passionate music in Montrose and Ouray, and dramatic indulgence in Telluride, all in the arts this week.
Ridgway Rendezvous Comes to Town This Weekend
by Samantha Wright
Aug 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The Rendezvous will offer “100 percent handmade and homemade” products, in categories including wearable art, woodworking, drawing and graphics, mixed media, jewelry, photography, and much more.
ELEVATED | Dream Weavers: Fiber Arts Show and Singer-Songwriter Jack Ingram
by Leslie Vreeland
Aug 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Fiber Arts Festival, and singer-songwriter Jack Ingram plays the Wright Opera House in the arts this week.
Corn Fest This Weekend, Tickets Priced to Draw Big Crowd
by Watch Staff
Aug 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The slogan for the 2013 Olathe Sweet Corn fest, now in its 22nd year, and scheduled for Saturday is “Back to our Roots” and is meant to serve as a reminder the festival celebrates local agriculture.
Stanley Clarke Returns to Telluride Jazz
by Samuel Adams
Aug 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Jazz master Stanley Clarke and his band make a triumphant return to the Telluride Jazz Festival, but he’s not looking forward to the flight.
ELEVATED | Ah Haa Photos, Telluride Poets, and Artists’ Alpine Holiday
by Leslie Vreeland
Aug 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Ah Haa Photo winners, Alpine Artists in Ouray, and the Talking Gourds in Telluride, all in the arts this week.
First Friday Stroll: Time for Chocolate
by Watch Staff
Aug 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
If Christmas in July, why not…Valentine’s Day in August?
Paula Poundstone Brings Comedy to the Opera House
by Samuel Adams
Jul 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Comedienne Paula Poundstone comes to Telluride to talk about cats, current events and Telluride audience members when she appears at the Sheridan Opera House on Aug. 4.
ELEVATED | Nakai Trio, Spicy Montrose, Mountain Photos
by Leslie Vreeland
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
R. Carlos Nakai Trio in Telluride, historic walks in Montrose, and photography with John Fielder in Ouray, all in the arts this week.
Telluride Americana Music Fest, With an Austin Twang
by Watch Staff
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
This weekend’s Telluride Americana Music Fest and Songwriter Showcase kicks off with Eric Brace and Peter Cooper Thursday, and Hayes Carll and Kym Warner the following night.