arts & entertainment

#1 STORY OF 2012 | After Intense Campaigns, Nov. 6 Election Brings Little Change
by Watch Staff
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
From the Presidential race to Senate and House races to local county commissioner races, the 2012 election brought little change.
#2 STORY OF 2012 | Opponents, Proponents Square Off Over Uranium Mill, Again
by Watch Staff
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
If the issuance of a radioactive materials license for the proposed Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill seemed to signal the end of its approval process, 2012 signaled it’s restart.
#3 STORY OF 2012 | Region Reels From Extreme Weather Conditions
by Watch Staff
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
From fickle weather patterns in the winter to extremely hot and dry weather conditions in the summer, 2012 was a year of weather extremes that left their mark.
#4 STORY OF 2012 | After Long Build Up, Pro Cycle Tour Comes to Telluride, Montrose
by Watch Staff
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
First there was great anticipation in Telluride and Montrose. Then there was a debate over whether the Pro Cycle Tour was worth the effort.
#5 STORY OF 2012 | After Decades of Litigation, Telluride Secures Its Water
by Watch Staff
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride finally secures its right to develop a new municipal water supply in Bridal Veil Basin, complete with a water treatment plant at the foot of Black Bear Pass.
‘Wait Until Dark’ at Magic Circle in January
by William Woody
Dec 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
“It's one of my favorite movies,” said John Snyder.
Caleb Cain Marcus Brings Clarity to Long History of Glaciers
by Marta Tarbell
Dec 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Can we “accept responsibility for making ice disappear?”
Can We Make Our Schools Safe?
by Marta Tarbell
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
As funerals continue for 26 victims of the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and the White House voices support for reinstating a ban on assault weapons, school and ...
ELEVATED | Magi, Murder and a Mountaineer
by Leslie Vreeland
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
High comedy and a murder mystery onstage in Telluride, and a famous mountaineer visits Ridgway’s Sherbino Theatre, all in the arts this week.
A Warm Welcome to America’s Warriors
by William Woody
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Right now, there are homeless military veterans camping out in the woods of the Uncompahgre Plateau, west of Montrose, she reports, alone and in the cold. Welcome Home Montrose Warrior Resource Cen...
Pro Cycling Challenge Forgoes Southwest Colorado in 2013
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 19, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2013 route, announced on Wednesday, will start in Aspen and end in Denver.
Westcott Storms From Behind in SBX World Cup
by Peter Shelton
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite no natural snow to speak of, Telluride again hosted the elite World Cup for ski- and snowboardcross athletes last week.
AT TBR, Get What You Need, Give What You Have
by William Woody
Dec 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Just because unemployment remains high, it does not mean talent should go to waste because monetary compensation is not available.
New Ridgway Salon Offers Style and Substance
by Samantha Wright
Dec 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Ernst Baer’s career has spanned decades, continents and 24 employment relationships with top salons. He’s just gotten back from an attempt at “retirement,” and is now styling hair at Bernard’s, nam...
Judy Kohin Returns as the Ah Haa School’s Executive Director
by Watch Staff
Dec 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
After a six-year hiatus, Judy Kohin is right at home as executive director of Telluride’s Ah Haa School for the Arts.
Telluride’s ‘Crown Jewel’ Opera House Turns 100
by Martinique Davis
Dec 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Sheridan Opera House celebrates its 100th anniversary with a year-long series of events, starting with Vaudeville Night, Dec. 30.
Grand Mesa Hosts First-Ever USSA Nordic Races
by Peter Shelton
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
With the only snow in the state, the Grand Mesa Nordic Council stepped up to host two days of USSA-sanctioned nordic races last weekend.
Gold Run Preschool Facility Opens This Week
by Martinique Davis
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Although Telluride boasts solid programs and facilities for preschool-aged children, infant care still an issue for local working families.
Bike to Work, Shop, Play!
by William Woody
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-five bike racks spring up in downtown Montrose, thanks to DDA donation program.
R&R | You Me & Apollo Brought Soul Rock to Naggy McGee’s
by Adam E. Smith
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Find out what happens when Fort Collins soul rock band You Me & Apollo plays a rowdy Irish pub in Grand Junction.