Entries by Diana Ries

Gunnison teen’s project to highlight Fire Festival 

Excerpted from Gunnison Times: Will Shoemaker, Times Editor The smell of propane wafted from a long metal tube as Max Ewy flicked a lighter over small drill holes, igniting the apparatus in a long line of short flames. Ewy rushed around the tube to queue punk music, sent through a speaker at one end of the cylinder. […]

Breaking News Update: Fire Ball Fundraiser

The Festival culminates in this spectacular fundraising Fire Ball and Barn Burning: a unique setting atop the gondola at Station St Sophia in the 30-foot high vaulted ceilinged venue. This location is ideal for both in-town and Mountain Village guests. This fete, where audience will become artist, offers a truly unique experience, combining exhibition with […]

Dance of the Sacred Fire Jan 15…

Fire spinners Melanie Finan, left, and Maciej Mrotek performed on the deck at Mountain Lodge Telluride—free to guests— on Thursday night at the January 2015 Festival. The performance kicked off the inaugural Telluride Fire Festival. The festival continued over the long weekend with interactive fire art, fire art cars, fire dancing and live music in […]