Poets and performing artists are invited to join author Dolores LaChapelle for the 1996 Talking Gourds Retreat, an artists' workshop on "deep ecology," hosted by the Telluride Writer's Guild and the Ah Haa School for the Arts. The gathering, held June 28-30 at the Faraway Ranch near Telluride, Colo., includes performances and drumming. Call Judy Kohn at 970/728-3886.