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Holiday train, winter wines

12/10/14 | By | More
Holiday train, winter wines

Next year marks the 30th anniversary of The Polar Express, author Chris Van Allsburg’s enduring story of a young boy’s unexpected Christmas Eve journey on a locomotive train to the North Pole. Fun fact: Allsburg played on a steam engine, the Pere Marquette Railroad’s no. 1225, in Michigan as a child. He used the engine […]

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Cimarron Cafe

12/03/14 | By | 131 More
Cimarron Cafe

On the long drive home to Telluride from Montrose and need a quick bite? Ridgway’s Cimarron Café has got you covered. You’ve surely seen the sign, just before Ouray County’s only stoplight (if you reach the Shell station, you’ve gone too far). Behind the weathered wood exterior is a sleek café that turns out a […]

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Misfits and poets

12/03/14 | By | More
Misfits and poets

By now, Jennifer Julia has directed 47 plays and musicals, from “Annie Get Your Gun” to “Wizard of Oz,” in her tenure as artistic director at the Sheridan’s Young People’s Theater. She adapts scripts, writes original scripts and composes lyrics for songs scored by her creative sidekick, Musical Director Bob Israel. Julia’s productions — often […]

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ELEVATED | Darkness and Light

10/30/14 | By | 83 More
ELEVATED | Darkness and Light

A regional Halloween roundup – and beyond – all in the arts this week.

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ELEVATED | Nightmares

10/23/14 | By | 88 More

The Nightmare Before Christmas from Weehawken Dance, and a horror-film impresario’s Halloween picks, all in the arts this week.

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ELEVATED | Nevermore

10/16/14 | By | 52 More

A wildlife film in Grand Junction and Durango, and telling and selling stories, all in the arts this week.

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Elevated | The Horror

10/09/14 | By | 48 More

‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ in Ouray and Telluride, and the Telluride Horror Show, all in the arts this week.

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ELEVATED | ‘I’ll Be Me’ and Early Halloween

10/02/14 | By | 152 More

A Glen Campbell documentary in Montrose, Delta, and Telluride, and horror films and poetry, in Telluride and on television, all in the arts this week.

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An ‘All-Abstract’ Six Week Semester

09/20/14 | By | More
An ‘All-Abstract’ Six Week Semester

The Painting School, a series of three consecutive courses running two weeks apiece, begins Monday, Oct. 13

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ELEVATED | ‘Spirit Bird’ Writer, Boettcher Retreat

09/18/14 | By | 92 More
ELEVATED | ‘Spirit Bird’ Writer, Boettcher Retreat

Drue Heinz Literature prizewinner reads in Ouray and Telluride, and the Boettcher Foundation Board retreats to Telluride, all in the arts this week.

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The Best Museum You’ve Probably Never Heard Of: Museum of the Mountain West

09/13/14 | By | 112 More
The Best Museum You’ve Probably Never Heard Of: Museum of the Mountain West

Each year the museum hosts a Tribute to Western Movies day, and this year the date is Saturday, Sept. 27.

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ELEVATED | Surveying Landscapes

08/27/14 | By | 97 More
ELEVATED | Surveying Landscapes

Landscape photography in Telluride, Ouray and Montrose; a Ridgway library fundraiser; and a retreat with poet Rosemerry Trommer.

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Room With a View

08/24/14 | By | 55 More
Room With a View

A capacious loft above Main St. Montrose lets the outdoors in.

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ELEVATED | Feasting on Robots

08/21/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Feasting on Robots

A robots exhibit and historic eating tour in Telluride, and a Celtic-music concert in Montrose, all in the arts this week.

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ELEVATED | Looking at Innocence: Art and Music Inspired by Children

08/14/14 | By | 56 More
ELEVATED | Looking at Innocence: Art and Music Inspired by Children

Art inspired by children in Telluride, and classical music for families in Ouray, all in the arts this week.

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ELEVATED | Blossoming Artists, Wildflower Walk, Forest Film

07/31/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Blossoming Artists, Wildflower Walk, Forest Film

Blossoming artists in Montrose, wildflower walk and a forest film in Durango, all in the arts this week.

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ELEVATED | The Girls in the Band, The Tao of Bluegrass….

07/23/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | The Girls in the Band, The Tao of Bluegrass….

All in the arts this week.

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ELEVATED | The Play’s the Thing

07/17/14 | By | More

Telluride Playwright’s Festival, in the arts this week.

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ELEVATED | Montrose Music, Ah Haa Photos, Friends in Art

07/02/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Montrose Music, Ah Haa Photos, Friends in Art

Friends in Art exhibit in Ridgway, Ah Haa photography contest, Montrose music shout-out.

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ELEVATED | Rescues, Rockets, Regalia

06/26/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Rescues, Rockets, Regalia

A Rocket Man exhibit and author M. John Fayhee, both in Telluride in the arts this week.

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ELEVATED | Pinhead Camps and Cocktails… Starry Cosmos… Cosmos’ Star…

06/18/14 | By | More

The Science of Bugs will cover bug biology, anatomy, and evolution.

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ELEVATED | Murphey, Radney & Cohn

06/13/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Murphey, Radney & Cohn

Singer-songwriters visit Ouray County in the arts this week.

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