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It's Valentine's Day weekend and we sure love everything Telluride has to offer! The annual Telluride Comedy Festival is back in town for a weekend of laughter! Club Red will be featuring Karl Denson's Tiny Universe: Election Year for two nights in the coming days. Get creative as you head over to the Ah Haa School for the Arts to design one-of-a-kind metal jewelry using the ancient art of lost wax casting. Be prepared for an entertaining and engaging evening with The (Supernatural) Bash! For additional happenings check out our events calendar!

Telluride Comedy Festival: The SAF and Jeb Berrier present the 21st annual Telluride Comedy Fest Feb. 13-16. Don’t miss this hilarious midwinter weekend of entertainment with some of the funniest comedians around. Comedians and schedule will be announced in January. Children are allowed to attend if accompanied by an adult, the show is rated R. 

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe presents Election Year — Winter Edition 2020 at Club Red. Genre: Jazz, Soul, Funk Doors: 7:30 pm Start: 8:30 pm. Singer and saxophonist Karl Denson fronts the Tiny Universe as if he’s preaching the gospel. His energy and spirit are contagious while his songwriting serves a larger message of fellowship—across generations, genders, religions and cultures. Not surprisingly, he’s none too pleased with the current state of political discourse. Thus the reason why KDTU’s recent album, Gnomes & Badgers, out now on Seven Spheres Records, is Denson’s hard-grooving answer to these tragically divisive times.

Lost Wax Jewelry:  Over three weeks, students will learn how to carve and manipulate wax and apply basic metal techniques to conceptualize and finish two pieces of jewelry (rings, bangle bracelets, pendants, or beads). After first cutting, sculpting and carving their specific jewelry pieces into of wax, students’ designs will be sent off to be cast in silver or jeweler’s bronze. The second class session will focus on metal work, covering basic soldering, cutting with a jeweler’s saw, drilling, rivets, shaping and filing. During the final class, students will put it all together, applying finishing techniques to their cast pieces, including hand finishing, filing, sanding and flex shaft processes. The materials fee includes wax, tools and equipment.

The (Supernatural) Bash: Telluride Dance Collective presents their first annual winter fundraiser, THE BASH! Be prepared for an entertaining and engaging evening: part performance, part dance party and part costume contest. This years theme is “Supernatural”. The event will open with a performance and be followed by a dance party with DJ Wombat. Guests will dress up in their best “supernatural” costume to be entered in the contest and win prizes! $15 general admission - Doors at 8pm -Costume Contest 8:30pm - Show at 9pm - Dance party starts 9:30pm

For more events from February 14-21 check out the Peak Sheet.

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