How to Make Balloon Festivals Happen: The Science Behind the Fun

The fun of balloon festivals is in the planning, says Michael Mazer, author of “The Balloon Festival Handbook.”It starts with the basics: planning a tent, setting up an air vent, finding the right materials, and creating the right conditions for the balloons.You don’t want to have any rain, clouds, or cold air, he says.“You want […]

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How the film festival came to be: How Telluride got its start and what it’s like to be a film festival participant

Tellurides first film festival took place in 1982, when it was founded by film festival directors.The festival was the first film event held in Colorado, and the first to showcase the Colorado Film Festival, a film conference and exhibition series.This festival was a major cultural phenomenon, attracting thousands of visitors and showcasing films and other […]

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Why you should watch Sasquatch Festival: Why You Should See It

You’ve probably never seen a movie called “Sasquatches.”But the movie is about a group of hunters who are sent on a hunting expedition to the moon in search of the missing giant sloths.It was filmed by legendary filmmaker George Lucas.The film spawned sequels and spinoffs, and has spawned a cult following.It’s also been nominated for […]

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