Today’s Community Calendar


The Community Calendar is read on-the-air multiple times daily.  If you would like to place an entry, please contact corey@koto.org.

The WEEKEND Community Calendars:

Friday, March 27th:

Birthdays for today are: – PETER SAMUELSON, PETER DeLUCA, LOUIS WOLFF, EDITH GOLDSWORTHY, KRISTIN LABOSKY, BILL SCWHENGEL, CHRIS McCAGE, JULI SHORE, CHRISTIAN McCAN, MARIAH CAREY, MADISON WARD, CHRIS RENN

There will be a memorial service for Ramon Marion Escure TODAY at 3pm, being held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.  The service will be followed by a potluck and celebration of Ramon’s life at the Elks Club. All relatives and friends are invited.  In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Ramon Escure Memorial Fund at ANB Bank, in Telluride. Proceeds will be donated to Ramon’s life interests.

KOTO is looking for volunteers for the annual End-O-Season Street Dance! Bartenders, ID checkers, set up/breakdown, and more are needed.  Taking place in the middle of the street in beautiful downtown Telluride, Friday, April 3rd.  Free beer tokens for volunteering, sign up to volunteer right now at KOTO.org. Thanks!

KOTO is also seeking an experienced “Head of Security”, as well as 4 Security “Peace-Keepers” for the Street Dance.  These are paid positions. Please send email to dina@koto.org

Reverse Cowgirl & Friends will return to the Talay porch in Mountain Village, TODAY from 3-6pm. FREE.

Live at the Palm presents “NASHVILLE CHICKS WITH HITS”.  A celebration of the songwriters, Nashville Chicks with Hits features three of Nashville’s top female songwriters: Sherrie Austin, Kylie Sackley and Alissa Moreno. The ladies will be on the stage with their guitars singing the hits they wrote, and telling the stories behind the songs.  Lobby Bar will be open, TONIGHT at 7pm at the Palm Theatre. “NASHVILLE CHICKS WITH HITS”.

BURLESQUE is upon us!  The House of Shimmy Shake presents “JUKEBOX BURLESQUE” at the Sheridan Opera House TONIGHT and TOMORROW at 9pm each night.  Visit www.telluridetheatre.org for full info and tickets.

The Telluride Mountain School and the Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club are having a collaborative fundraiser TOMORROW at La Piazza in Mountain Village from 4:30-8:30pm.  Dust off your 80’s retro gear as the theme is a “Retro Apres Ski & Dance Party”!  Ticket includes dinner, DJ, beer & wine, costume contests and so much more!  Tickets available at brownpapertickets.com, by calling 970-728-1969 or at Rustico or La Piazza.

The Sheridan Arts Foundation is very excited to present the final installment of the 2015 Telluride Conference Center Winter Music Series TOMORROW NIGHT with the COLD WAR KIDS live in concert at the Telluride Conference Center. The show will begin at 9 p.m. (no opener) with doors opening at 8 p.m. Tickets available at www.sheridanoperahouse.com and at the door.

The Kevin McCarthy Jazz Trio is performing TOMORROW from 7-10pm at the Arroyo Wine Bar.  FREE!

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL     ” (PG) is having two showings: 5:30 and 8:00pm.0

 

Saturday, March 28th:

Birthdays for today are: – REBA McENTIRE, KEN HOWARD, BUDDY CRANE, CONNIE COLTER, HART GLEASON, MICHAEL BONDS, BARBARA BIRCH, CHRIS BUTLER, LIZ LANCE

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL     ” (PG) is having two showings: 5:30 and 8:00pm.

KOTO is looking for volunteers for the annual End-O-Season Street Dance! Bartenders, ID checkers, set up/breakdown, and more are needed.  Taking place in the middle of the street in beautiful downtown Telluride, Friday, April 3rd.  Free beer tokens for volunteering, sign up to volunteer right now at KOTO.org. Thanks!

KOTO is also seeking an experienced “Head of Security”, as well as 4 Security “Peace-Keepers” for the Street Dance.  These are paid positions. Please send email to dina@koto.org

BURLESQUE is upon us!  The House of Shimmy Shake presents “JUKEBOX BURLESQUE” at the Sheridan Opera House TONIGHT at 9pm.  Visit www.telluridetheatre.org for full info and tickets.

The Kevin McCarthy Jazz Trio is performing TONIGHT from 7-10pm at the Arroyo Wine Bar.  FREE!

The Telluride Mountain School and the Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club are having a collaborative fundraiser TONIGHT at La Piazza in Mountain Village from 4:30-8:30pm.  Dust off your 80’s retro gear as the theme is a “Retro Apres Ski & Dance Party”!  Ticket includes dinner, DJ, beer & wine, costume contests and so much more!  Tickets available at brownpapertickets.com, by calling 970-728-1969 or at Rustico or La Piazza.

The Sheridan Arts Foundation is very excited to present the final installment of the 2015 Telluride Conference Center Winter Music Series TONIGHT with the COLD WAR KIDS live in concert at the Telluride Conference Center. The show will begin at 9 p.m. (no opener) with doors opening at 8 p.m. Tickets available at www.sheridanoperahouse.com and at the door.

There is an introductory lecture and discussion happening, conducted by Telluride resident Dr. Jonathan Barfield, that will explore the psychology of meditation with an emphasis on the 5 Hindrances that were recognized in contemplative Buddhist practice over 2500 years ago. “THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MEDITATION: OVERCOMING 5 HINDRANCES” is taking place this Monday, March 30th at 6pm at the Wilkinson Public Library.

There will be a SPECIAL EXECUTIVE SESSION of the San Miguel Educational Fund (KOTO’s governing board) this Monday, March 30th from 3-5pm at 415 E. Columbia Ave in Telluride.

The San Juan Field School is proud to present the last FREE forum of the Winter 2014-2015 Avalanche Education programming season. “CLOSE CALLS” will be held this Monday, March 30th at Rebekah Hall at 7pm. Join local members of our community to learn from their mishaps.  And it’s FREE.

There are two Medical Center Design Charrette Sessions happening this week. During the sessions, the Telluride Hospital District’s architectural firm, Mahlum Architects, will present initial site plans for purposes of obtaining input from the Task Force. Subsequently, the Task Force will provide a non-binding recommendation to the Design Review Board and Town Council. Session One is on Tuesday, March 31st from 9am – 12pm.  Session Two is Wednesday, April 1st from 9 – 11am. Both taking place at the MOUNTAIN VILLAGE Town Hall Conference Room.

There are only a few spots left in a “Childbirth Class with Kendall Cieciuch” (pron.  Chet-chu), which begins April 22nd. For more info, contact Kendall at kyc@me.com.

Heartbeat, a seven-woman a-cappella group, will be performing next Tuesday, March 31st, at the Ah Haa School. Included in the upbeat and intimate concert will be folk songs, pop songs, bluegrass, jazz, and even songs from Russia and Africa. “Heartbeat in Concert” begins at 6:30 p.m. It is free, donations welcome.

There will be a Cub Scout Pack 500 and Boy Scout Troop 500 Meeting happening this Wednesday, April 1st, at 3:30 p.m., at the Elks Lodge.  For more info., contact Janet Kask at 708-1264.

Happening Wednesday evenings throughout April 1st to the 15th, “Take It All Off: Writing Away the Layers Through Literary Burlesque” with Amy Irvine McHarg & Friends, at the Ah Haa School.  For more information and to sign up, visit www.ahhaa.org

The Connecting Point School of Massage & Spa Therapies will be hosting a meeting this  Monday, March 30th at 3:30pm at the Placerville Schoolhouse.  Join the instructors for an informative meeting about the upcoming Esthetics, Manicure, and Massage Licensing Programs.  If you have questions, contact Caycee Ames at 729-0233 or visit www.telluridemassageschool.com

The public is encouraged to attend a meeting of the “Intergovernmental Housing Committee” this coming Wednesday, April 1st at 2:00pm in the Program Room at the library.  Find out what is going on in public housing.  They’ll have some ideas that will be presented that are an outgrowth of the creative housing solutions group.

 

Sunday, March 29th:

Birthdays for today are: – CINDY GUY, ASIF RAZA, EVANGELINE VAN SKYHAWK, FREDERICK EARHART, NICK KLINTZ, DAVE KUNZ, MICHAEL COVINGTON, BRAD WOLTER, JOSH LOWE, JAMES STACK, KEVIN GREEN, ED ROUFA, KIM HAVELL, KAREN METZGER, GRACE MAE-YAN-LAI, ADAM MESSIER, BILL WELLS

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL     ” (PG) is having two showings: 5:30 and 8:00pm.

KOTO is looking for volunteers for the annual End-O-Season Street Dance! Bartenders, ID checkers, set up/breakdown, and more are needed.  Taking place in the middle of the street in beautiful downtown Telluride, Friday, April 3rd.  Free beer tokens for volunteering, sign up to volunteer right now at KOTO.org. Thanks!

KOTO is also seeking an experienced “Head of Security”, as well as 4 Security “Peace-Keepers” for the Street Dance.  These are paid positions. Please send email to dina@koto.org

The San Juan Field School is proud to present the last FREE forum of the Winter 2014-2015 Avalanche Education programming season. “CLOSE CALLS” will be held TOMORROW evening at Rebekah Hall at 7pm. Join local members of our community to learn from their mishaps.  And it’s FREE.

There is an introductory lecture and discussion happening, conducted by Telluride resident Dr. Jonathan Barfield, that will explore the psychology of meditation with an emphasis on the 5 Hindrances that were recognized in contemplative Buddhist practice over 2500 years ago. “THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MEDITATION: OVERCOMING 5 HINDRANCES” is taking place TOMORROW at 6pm at the Wilkinson Public Library.

There will be a SPECIAL EXECUTIVE SESSION of the San Miguel Educational Fund (KOTO’s governing board) TOMORROW from 3-5pm at 415 E. Columbia Ave in Telluride.

The Connecting Point School of Massage & Spa Therapies will be hosting a meeting TOMORROW afternoon at 3:30pm at the Placerville Schoolhouse.  Join the instructors for an informative meeting about the upcoming Esthetics, Manicure, and Massage Licensing Programs.  If you have questions, contact Caycee Ames at 729-0233 or visit www.telluridemassageschool.com

The public is encouraged to attend a meeting of the “Intergovernmental Housing Committee” this coming Wednesday, April 1st at 2:00pm in the Program Room at the library.  Find out what is going on in public housing.  They’ll have some ideas that will be presented that are an outgrowth of the creative housing solutions group.

This Thursday, April 2nd,  “THE MOTET” is performing live in concert up at Club Red at the Telluride Conference Center.  And the following night Friday, April 3rd, “ELEPHANT REVIVAL” will take the stage at Club Red.  Tickets available locally at Wizard and online at TicketFly.com. Visit the “Beyond The Groove Productions” Facebook page for full details.

A line-up of notable water experts will speak at the Southwestern Water Conservation District’s Annual Water Seminar at the Doubletree Hotel in Durango next Friday, April 3, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s seminar marks the 33rd year of what has become the premier water meeting in southwest Colorado. For more information and to learn how to register for the seminar, contact Laura Spann at (970) 247-1302 or email lauras@southwesternwater.org.

The First Thursday Art Walk is a festive celebration of the arts in downtown Telluride for art lovers, community and friends. Twenty-one venues host receptions from 5pm-8pm to introduce their new exhibitions and artists.  A free Art Walk Map offers a self-guided tour that can be used at any time to find galleries around town.  Listen to Open Art Radio on KOTO from 12-1pm this Thursday and all “First Thursdays”, to hear interviews with the artists. Maps are available at participating venues and at the Telluride Arts offices located in the Stronghouse Studios + Gallery at 283 South Fir Street.