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The following is a note from the Telluride Museum family about events you won’t want to miss. The Museum hopes everyone will show up on June 6, 6pm, for a free public reception to unveil the new show:"You Are Here: Opportunity, Exploration, and Endurance in the...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017, friends and family gathered at the Sheridan Opera House to officially honor Wendy Brooks as the Foundation’s 2017 Citizen of the Year. Amen. Been a long time coming for the woman who changed the face of Telluride. That is not hyperbole. It is a stone cold...

“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come,” Joseph Campbell. And now it’s time for one of our...

On the subject of the last Big Event of the holiday trifecta, New Year's Eve, Shakespeare took the high road: "Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness. Riffing off The Bard's good will, now is the accepted time to make annual resolutions. (Next...

Family, Fun, Football and Feast! The start of the holiday trifecta in nut shell: Thanksgiving. Question on the (groaning) table: What are you grateful for? Who will you miss at your banquet? Regular contributor and poet extraordinaire Word Woman Rosemerry Trommer answers with her moving...

Thanksgiving. The holiday evolved into a story of traditions old and new, a day of family, friends old and upcoming, feasting and football. While all that is good, is it good enough? Shouldn’t Thanksgiving be about more, a day to forget about horrifying headlines and...

"Berkeley Plantation, VA: The autumn sun was rapidly dropping toward the broad James River when two pieces of reddish baked clay, each not much larger than a thumbnail, emerged from the Virginia mud. Mark Horton, an archaeologist from the UK’s University of Bristol, gave the...

Things that go bump on the mountain? Who in Telluride doesn’t like moguls? Things that go bump in the night? Also a familiar, though perhaps less welcomed occurrence in town, where ghosts are known to haunt some of our favorite, well, haunts: the New Sheridan...

The Telluride Historical Museum once again presents “An Evening with Ken Burns,” featuring the award-winning director's very first documentary: "Brooklyn Bridge" (1981). Event takes place Sunday, August 27. Doors: 5:30pm; screening, 6:00pm, Michael D. Palm Theatre. The evening includes the screening, post-film Q&A, and book & DVD...