A&E Happenings for Feb. 27-28

Courtesy of Fort Lewis College

Renowned mallet player Dave Samuels and The Caribbean Jazz Project will bring world-class improvisational jazz to the Community Concert Hall on Wednesday night. Samuels will be joined by Lincoln Goines (bass), Oscar Feldman (sax), Vince Cherico (drums) and Arturo Stable (percussion).

Wednesday, Feb. 27

“Mortality in Eternity: Mayumi Amada,” 4:30-6:30 p.m., Fort Lewis College Art Gallery, 247-7167.

John Graves & Friends, jazz/standards, 5 p.m., Nello’s Bistro & Espresso Bar, 135 County Center Road, Pagosa Springs, 731-9899.

Lacey Black, piano, 5:30 p.m., Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 259-0430.

Greg Ryder, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.

Durango Film: An Independent Film Festival, free movie night, 6 and 9 p.m., Gaslight Cinema, 102 East Fifth St., 375-7779, www.Durangofilm.org.

Joel Racheff, 6 p.m., Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440.

Dave Samuels and the Caribbean Jazz Project, 7 p.m., $29/$39, Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 247-7657.

Terry Rickard, 7 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave., 375-7560.

Pub quiz, 8:30 p.m., Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave., 403-1200.

Thursday, Feb. 28

FLC Annual Jazz Festival featuring Dave Samuels, begins at 9 a.m., master class at noon, concert at 7 p.m., free, Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 247-7087.

Durango Film: An Independent Film Festival, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Durango Arts Center and Gaslight Cinema, 375-7779, www.Durangofilm.org.

“First Generation,” documentary film, 5 p.m., free, Vallecito Room/Student Union at Fort Lewis College, ebsalazar@fortlewis.edu, www.firstgenerationfilm.com.

Artwork of Mariah Kaminsky with special guest artist Tina Mion, 5-8 p.m., Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave., 385-1920.

Chili Night with Tony Rosario, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792.

Trivia Night, 5:30 p.m., Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio, 259-9234, www.durangodiscovery.org.

The Miserabillies, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.

“Understanding Health and Disease through the Lens of Traditional Chinese Medicine,” by David Konikowski, Life-Long Learning Series, 7 p.m., free, 130 Noble Hall at Fort Lewis College, 247-7401.

Karaoke, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave., 259-8801.

Rob Webster, 8:30 p.m., Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440, www.derailedsaloon.com.

Salsa Night, 9 p.m., Moe’s, 937 Main Ave., 259-9018.

Big Daddy Love with Jack Ten High, 9 p.m., $5, The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 749-8128 or (630) 740-2021.

Ongoing

“The Colorado Plateau: A Storied Land,” through March 23, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606.

“Mortality in Eternity: Mayumi Amada,” through March 28, Fort Lewis College Art Gallery, 247-7167.

Southside Artisans Guild presents The Miniature Show, through March 13, Raider Ridge Cafe, 509 East Eighth Ave., 375-9727.

“The Journey is the Destination: The Journals and Photography of Dan Eldon,” through March 28, Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., 382-8355, www.openshuttergallery.com.

Watercolors by Barbara O’Connor, through February, Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave.

The Lost Dog Art Spectacle presents Freaks & Geeks, through Thursday, Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 259-0430.

Books from the estate of Laura Langdon, through Wednesday, Art Library at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606.

The Art of Alexis McLean, through March, ENO, 723 East Second Ave., 385-0105.

“Woven to Wear,” historic Navajo and Puebloan textiles, through May, Fort Lewis College Center of Southwest Studies, 247-7456, http://swcenter.fortlewis.edu.

Far Out

Durango Celtic Festival, March 8-10, $10-$30, Henry Strater Theatre and Irish Embassy Pub, www.durangocelticfestival.com.

“Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines” with filmmaker Kelcey Edwards, March 14, Fort Lewis College Ballroom, 247-1242.

Steampunk Stomp, March 16, $33, Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio, 259-9234, www.durangodiscovery.org.

Spring Hoedown with Robbie Overfield and the Breaks, Hello Dollface, Caruta Roma and more, March 16, $20, Mancos Opera House, 136 W. Grand Ave., 759-9716.

Camera & Gear Swap, March 16-24, Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., 382-8355, contact@openshuttergallery.com.

Durango Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival, March 22-24, Strater Hotel, 375-7160, www.durangoragtimefestival.com.

Submissions

The calendar runs from Friday through Thursday. Submit events at www.durangoherald.com/section/eventsubmit, or fax, mail or deliver a listing for your event to the Herald no later than noon Wednesday for the coming week. Ted Holteen compiles the calendar. Email him at ted@durangoherald.com. Check www.durangoherald.com for updates to the calendar throughout the week.

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