arts & entertainment

ELEVATED | British Theatre, Luminous Art and a Fat Striped Cat
by Leslie Vreeland
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
British theater in Telluride, luminous paintings in Montrose, and an ode to a fat striped cat, all in the arts this week.
R&R | Backing Up the Basics
by Adam E. Smith
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Texas Blues with The Wesley Pruitt Band, trance dance party with Phutureprimative, and minimalist folk duo Blue Fruit Snacks round out this week’s music rundown.
R&R | Adam Smith Goes One-On-One With Sage Francis
by Adam E. Smith
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The climb to performing on theater stages for a Rhode Island emcee wasn’t easy, but rapper Sage Francis did it. Find out how as he goes one-on-one with Adam Smith.
Mesa Prieta Petroglyphs Discussed Wed., April 17
by Watch Staff
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Katherine Wells, founder of the Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project in northern New Mexico, and Janet MacKenzie, project coordinator, will discuss their efforts to record 60,000 petroglyphs found on Mes...
ELEVATED | A Poet’s Debut, Painting Side by Side, and a Disappearing Island
by Leslie Vreeland
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A poetry reading and an art exhibit in Ridgway, and ‘The Island President’ in Telluride, all in the arts this week.
ELEVATED | Ceramics, Cinema, and a ‘Dialogue Between AIDS, Lust and Identity’
by Leslie Vreeland
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A prehistoric ceramics class in Montrose, films in Ridgway and Ouray, and last Art Walk of the season in Telluride, all in the arts this week.
R&R | From Dirty Blues to Uptempo Americana
by Adam E. Smith
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Close the ski season with three night of indie rock, bluegrass and funk in Telluride!
More Mud Madness Headed for Ouray County
by Samantha Wright
Apr 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
This year, organizers are excited to see their muddy baby grow even bigger, with two full days of activities planned, compared to last year’s single-day event.
ELEVATED | Crucifixion, Extinction and a Horrifying Farewell
by Leslie Vreeland
Mar 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Jesus Christ Superstar and a horror movie series farewell in Telluride, and dinosaur history in Montrose, all in the arts this week.
R&R | One-on-One With Luke Quaranta of Toubab Krewe
by Adam E. Smith
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
From Mali to mountain towns, Toubab Krewe’s Luke Quaranta goes one-on-one with Adam Smith.
Cardboard Sled Derby Hits the Slopes Sunday
by Martinique Davis
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Cardboard Sled Derby returns, after a five-year hiatus, to Telluride Ski Resort’s lift 2 on Sunday to benefit the One to One mentoring program.
R&R | Standing Tall: March Fourth’s Triumphant Return to Telluride
by Adam E. Smith
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Eccentric marching bands, eclectic post-punkers and everything in between this week on the Western Slope.
ELEVATED | Fabric of a Woman, Land & Sky Nightscapes, and Twenty by Telluride
by Leslie Vreeland
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A mixed media presentation at the Telluride Historical Museum, a land and night sky photography tutorial in Montrose, and Twenty by Telluride, all in the arts this week.
Adam Smith Goes One-On-One With Galen Disston of Pickwick
by Adam E. Smith
Mar 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Catch the band performing tonight at The Sheridan Opera House in Telluride.
New Belgium’s Scavenger Hunt Hits Telluride Slopes Saturday
by Watch Staff
Mar 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
New Belgium Brewing returns, with its annual scavenger hunt series, to Telluride on Saturday, March 23.
ELEVATED | A Stoppard Play, a Spring Chorale, Beethoven and Dvorak
by Leslie Vreeland
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A Tom Stoppard play in Ouray, spring chorale in Ouray and Telluride, and chamber music in Montrose, all in the arts this week.
R&R | Nu-Funk Crusaders Polyrhythmics Hit the Summit
by Adam E. Smith
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Seattle afro-funk and Maine psych-punk round out the Western Slope music weekend.
R&R | One-on-One With J.P. Miller Of Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band
by Adam E. Smith
Mar 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Guitarist J.P. Miller of Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band Goes One-on-One With Adam Smith.
ELEVATED | The Play’s the Thing
by Leslie Vreeland
Mar 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A rock musical in Telluride, a dramatic comedy in Montrose, and an operetta in Grand Junction – all in the arts this week.
Red Ball Express Rolls on March 10
by Martinique Davis
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Every spring, a strange and exciting migration takes place in Telluride: one hundred giant red balls take flight down a snow-covered ski slope, jostling for gravity’s graces as they are released in...