Telluride: The Show before The Show

If you don’t know a bolete from Chanterelle, Telluride’s your place. If you want bluegrass, Telluride’s your place. If you want films, a Labor Day picnic, and a special deal (really) on late night flicks, Telluride’s your place. We call it: To Hell You Ride. They celebrate one weekend of nothing with, well, the nothing festival.

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First English speaking film made in Pakistan in 30 years directed by a woman

Khan left Lahore in 2007 to finish editing the film because the city was often without electricity. Her furniture is still in storage in Lahore. She was hoping to purchase the home where she shot some of the film. She was hoping to be able to remain part-time in Pakistan.

Beyond Beauty, Durango Herald, March 17, 2009

SITE Santa Fe exhibit pushes boundaries of aesthetics “You are here, 2008” Judith Schaechter Much contemporary art is highly intellectualized, sprouting from institutes of higher learning, embedded in a system that eschews beauty and prefers provocation. Art today is in-your-face, shocking, gigantic, but rarely is it pretty. At SITE Santa Fe, Laura Heon has curated…

On a Global Scale, Durango Herald, March 6, 2009

‘1,000 Journals’ explores a worldwide experiment A pile of journals returned to Someguy shows the various art and writing the traveling books endured on their journeys cross the world. Someguy, a San Francisco graphic designer, randomly distributed 1,000 blank journals to see what people would write in them. In 1998, Gordon McKenzie, in his business…

Jeremy Blake-“In and Out of Time”

Jeremy BlakeWinchester Redux, 2004still from DVD with sound for plasma or projection5 minute continuous loopGift of Polly and Mark Addison to the Polly and Mark Addison Collection, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado at Boulder. 2006.42.1a-cImage courtesy of Kinz, Tillou + Feigen Gallery, NY The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art recently exhibited a selection of…