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Center for the Arts

606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
970-349-7487 http://crestedbuttearts.org/

January 2021

The Center: Burns Night Abridged; Whiskey Tasting & Scottish Revelry

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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burns night abridged; whiskey tasting & scottish revelry jan 25, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Join us for an evening of whiskey tasting, readings of Robert Burns’ poetry, and other Scottish traditions and revelry. More info TBA.

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The Center: Lecture Series: Colorado Poet Laureate Bobby Lefebre

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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lecture series: colorado poet laureate bobby lefebre jan 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Welcoming celebrated writers, artists, and thinkers to engage our community in thoughtful dialogue in the Center’s stunning Steddy Theater. Discussion and reading with Colorado Poet Laureate Bobby LeFebre  Bobby LeFebre is an award-winning writer, performer, and cultural worker fusing a non-traditional multi-hyphenated professional identity to imagine new realities, empower communities, advance arts and culture, and serve as an agent of provocation, transformation, equity and social change.  His work has…

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February 2021

The Center: Applying Film Techniques with Steven Dunn

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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“applying film techniques” with steven dunn feb 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Film uses space and lighting to evoke certain emotions. We will look at ways to make sentences and paragraphs function like how cameras zoom, pan, tilt, etc. We’ll consider what is in the visual frame — the composition of a scene. We’ll discuss high-key and low-key lighting and what effects those produce. We’ll also view a short video that summarizes camera angles, as well as read…

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lecture series: poet & essayist steven dunn

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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lecture series: poet & essayist steven dunn feb 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm   Welcoming celebrated writers, artists, and thinkers to engage our community in thoughtful dialogue in the Center’s stunning Steddy Theater. Discussion and reading with poet and essayist Steven Dunn Steven Dunn is the author of two novels from Tarpaulin Sky Press: Potted Meat (2016) and water & power (2018), and the chapbook Our Migrations (Business Bear Press, 2018 & 2019) Potted Meat was a finalist for…

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Center: Writing Erotica 101 with Brian Palmer

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Why has erotica been so popular throughout the last 400 years? What makes an erotic story compelling? How do you take your hottest fantasies and turn them into art that readers will devour? Brian Palmer’s erotica workshop explores structure and strategy in the art of erotica to help workshop-goers learn to tell a compelling, sexy story that will delight and titillate readers. Learn the four essential story beats to an erotic story, how to create tension that will keep readers…

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March 2021

Center: The Physical Stuff of your Life Writing Workshop with Pam Houston

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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The Physical Stuff of Your Life (and how to use it to gain access to the emotional stuff); A Generative Workshop with Pam Houston. In this generative workshop we will focus on all the ways the sensory details that surround us—the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and textures—can give us access to that much more elusive interior landscape we are always trying to access when we write. If we write those details all the way down to the bone. If we sit…

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April 2021

Mountain Words Literary Festival

April 8 - April 11
Center for the Arts, 606 6th St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Mountain Words Literary Festival apr 8, 2021 - apr 11, 2021 Mountain Words Literary Festival is a lively, cross-mingling of ideas, storytelling, and events held annually in a unique high mountain setting. Held each April, join us for a weekend of diverse literary programming featuring workshops, readings, kids’ events, panel and podcast discussions, live theater, film screenings, and more! reserve your seat today » Check back for more info!

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