Born on this day: ED McMAHON, ROB REINER, KIKI DEE, TOM ARNOLD, SHAQUILLE O’NEAL, WILLIE STARGELL, KATHY McJOYNT, ARLENE GONZALES, JAMES ATHERTON, KEVIN GILLES, HAL CLIFFORD, ERIC HANSES, KAREN HEDGER, CHRISTOPHER SULLIVAN, BONNIE HILLEARY, RAMOS SIMOMECALIL
At the Nugget: 5:15 THE LEGO MOVIE 2 (1h 47min PG)
7:30 WHAT MEN WANT (1h 57min R)
Stephen Marley performs tonight at the Sheridan Opera House, 8pm.
Don’t miss the Second Saturday Block Party, March 9th in the Wagner Plaza in Mtn. Village. The AJ Fullerton Band will be performing. 3-5pm.
Telluride Mountain Club’s next Backcountry Chat will be Monday, March 11th. They will be recounting close calls with regional skiers and snowboarders. At Jagged Edge, 6:15pm.
Open Bard Poetry at the Sherbino Theater in Ridgway will host Salt Lake City poet, Rob Carney. Tomorrow at 6:30pm.
Come celebrate the life of a Telluride Legend at Russell Kelly Pale Ale Day! Friday, March 15th at the Liberty. Featuring the World Premiere film Kayak Gods by Tatum Productions. Movies at 7:30. Joint Point performs at 10!
Telluride Adaptive Sports Programs’ annual Blue Party is this Friday, March 8th at the Telluride Conference Center. Head to tellurideaddaptivesports.org for more information and to purchase your ticket.
The Wilkinson Library will host educational workshops designed to give you support as you raise your little one(s)! Free childcare and dinner will be provided. Tomorrow’s class will focus on Kindergarten Transitions, 5:30-6:30pm.
Telluride Theater’s newest production, Since I Dreamed, begins its run today. Performances continue through March 10th and March 14th-17th. At the Palm Theater, 7pm. Head to telluridetheater.org for more information.
Today is the last day for skating at Hanley Rink, as it will close for the seaon.
Tour your local ski factory! Learn how custom skis are designed and built. RSVP on-line at bitly.com/wagnercustomtour.
The WOMEN'S ADVENTURE FILM TOUR has arrived in the states for the first time ever and will be in Ridgway for ONE NIGHT ONLY on March 9th! This tour is a celebration of the fantastic women around us who are doing extraordinary things. Doors at 6pm, films at 7pm. More info at sherbino.org.
The Second Chance Human Society’s Furry Flicks and Fashion fundraising event takes place on Saturday, March 9th. At the Ouray County Event Center in Ridgway. More info and tickets at adoptmountainpets.org
Telluride’s Spring Pop-Up Market on March 16th at the Opera House is accepting vendors. Local and regional small businesses are encouraged to apply. Contact Krista at 708-9029.
There will be a celebration of life for Scott Spencer on Saturday March 9 from 4:30-7pm at the Peaks.
The Progressive Women’s Caucus is hosting the 15th annual Equal Pay Bake Sale on International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8th. Stop by the community table on Main St (corner of Pine and Colorado) between 11am and 2pm on Friday to buy a baked treat and learn about income inequity. If you’d like to help out by volunteering or by providing baked goods, please email Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’ve been enjoying the programming today, think about making a donation to KOTO! It’s fundraising season for us and we couldn’t do it without you! Head to koto.org to make a donation, stop by the purple house or mail us a check at P.O. Box 1069. Thank you!