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Open Bard Literary Series: Nick Arvin

Nick Arvin’s most recent novel, Mad Boy (Europa Editions, 2018), won the 2019 Colorado Book Award for Literary Fiction and was described as “a finely honed literary achievement” by the Denver Post and “a condensed epic” by the Sydney Morning Herald.

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Open Bard Literary Series: Frank Coons

Frank H.Coons, a Lithic Press poet, heads south to share his work. Frank is a veterinarian and poet in Grand Junction, Colorado.

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Open Bard Literary Series: Youth Poetry Night

Join Open Bard Literary Series for a special poetry reading event featuring area youth! Students from grades 6 through 12, including those who homeschool in Ouray, San Miguel, and Montrose counties, are invited to participate. Open Bard welcomes poetry of any style, subject, or form. We especially appreciate poems that surprise with fresh language and careful writing. We also welcome poetic recitations from individuals or groups of 2-3 people.

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Open Bard Literary Series: Jennifer Wortman

Join us for a reading from Jennifer Wortman's new collection of short stories, "This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love." The collection contains thirteen stories, full-length and flash, that explore love—sexual, platonic, filial, and beyond—in its gritty and beguiling forms

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Thanks to our sponsors!

Interested in supporting the Sherbino? Sponsors make it happen.

Town of Ridgway
Telluride Foundation
Colorado Creative Industries
Ouray County Community Foundation Fund
Western Colorado Community Foundation
Remax
Tri-State Generation & Transmission
Ouray County Performing Arts Guild
Alpenglow Arts Alliance
Women's Club of Ouray
Alpine Bank

A history of community

Established in 1915, the Sherbino has been the heart of Ridgway Colorado, providing a venue for community events ranging from music to poetry. Now in a period of re-birth, the Sherbino continues to standout as the hub of events and community activities in Ridgway and throughout Ouray County. On February 11 2012 the Sherbino incorporated as the Ridgway Chautauqua Society Inc. whose mission is to embody the Chautauqua tradition by producing programs celebrating lifelong learning, the arts, culture and community. Learn more about the Sherbino.

Heart of Ridgway

Sherbino Ridgway Colorado

604 Clinton Street

P.O. Box 236

Ridgway, Colorado 81432

970.318.0892
info@sherbino.org

Alpenglow Arts Alliance