A&E Happenings for March 19-20

Mika Inouye (at piano) rehearses for the Bach’s Lunch recital with violinists Kristina Lambert and Cathy Pope, violist Hayley Bair and cellist Steve White.
The Durango Bach Festival, now in its seventh year, features concerts performed by singers and solo musicians playing a variety of instruments (from flute to marimba), as well as trumpet and mandolin ensembles. The festival will run through Saturday and is presented by 3rd Ave. Arts and all events take place at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave.
The schedule of events:
Bach’s Lunch, noon recitals followed by lunch catered by Carver’s in St. Mark’s Parish Hall today and Friday.
The mid-week concert at 7 p.m. Thursday; titled “Bach on Wood,” the concert will feature members of the Fort Lewis College Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Jonathan Latta, with guests jazz pianist Jack Maynes and guitarist Chad MacCluskey.
The Festival Finale concert at 7 p.m. Saturday will feature Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, a harpsichord concerto with soloist Marilyn Garst, and vocal solos by soprano Gemma Kavanagh and tenor Curtis Storm.
Tickets for the Thursday evening and the Saturday evening concerts cost $15 for adults and $5 for students and children; advance purchase is recommended. Noon recitals are $5 for each recital and $8 for each luncheon, payable at the door. Passes are available and include all festival concerts, recitals and lunches. Tickets and passes for the festival are available online at www.DurangoBachFestival.com or by calling  (800) 838-3006. Enlarge photo

Courtesy of 3rd Ave. Arts

Mika Inouye (at piano) rehearses for the Bach’s Lunch recital with violinists Kristina Lambert and Cathy Pope, violist Hayley Bair and cellist Steve White. The Durango Bach Festival, now in its seventh year, features concerts performed by singers and solo musicians playing a variety of instruments (from flute to marimba), as well as trumpet and mandolin ensembles. The festival will run through Saturday and is presented by 3rd Ave. Arts and all events take place at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave. The schedule of events: Bach’s Lunch, noon recitals followed by lunch catered by Carver’s in St. Mark’s Parish Hall today and Friday. The mid-week concert at 7 p.m. Thursday; titled “Bach on Wood,” the concert will feature members of the Fort Lewis College Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Jonathan Latta, with guests jazz pianist Jack Maynes and guitarist Chad MacCluskey. The Festival Finale concert at 7 p.m. Saturday will feature Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, a harpsichord concerto with soloist Marilyn Garst, and vocal solos by soprano Gemma Kavanagh and tenor Curtis Storm. Tickets for the Thursday evening and the Saturday evening concerts cost $15 for adults and $5 for students and children; advance purchase is recommended. Noon recitals are $5 for each recital and $8 for each luncheon, payable at the door. Passes are available and include all festival concerts, recitals and lunches. Tickets and passes for the festival are available online at www.DurangoBachFestival.com or by calling (800) 838-3006.

Thursday, March 20

“Personal Expression: Romanticism & Realism” by Judith Reynolds, 4 p.m., $15, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

Southside Artisans Guild presents the art of Jaimie Lyon, opening reception 5-7 p.m., Raider Ridge Café, 509 East Eighth Ave., 375-9727.

PBR Art Contest, 5 p.m., El Rancho Tavern, 975 Main Ave., 259-8111, www.facebook.com/events/1415760808678258/.

Souper Thursday with live music TBD, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792, www.skabrewing.com.

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

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

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

Jack Ellis, 6 p.m., Derailed Pour House, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440, www.derailedpourhouse.com.

Rob Webster, 7 p.m., 6512, 128 E. College Drive, 247-9083.

Robby Pepper, 7 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave., 375-7260.

Intermediate dance instruction (7-8 p.m., $10, 799-8832); Tim Sullivan (free), 9 p.m.-close, Wild Horse Saloon, 601 East Second Ave., 375-2568.

“Maple & Vine” (adult play), 7:30 p.m., $22/$19, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

Cody ChesnuTT with Robby Overfield & The Breaks, 7:30 p.m., $18/$24, Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 247-7657, www.durangoconcerts.com, www.danceintherockies.com.

This Must Be the Band (Talking Heads tribute), 8 p.m., $12/$15, Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com.

Karaoke, 9 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave., 259-8801.

Ongoing

“Down the Rabbit Hole,” an interactive sculptural exhibit, through March 22; also “Time Lines: Meditations in Cloth” by Leesa Zarinelli Gawlik, through April 27 in the upstairs Art Library, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

Journey of an Artist: the Art of Mary Ellen Long, through Wednesday, Fort Lewis College Art Gallery, 247-7167, www.fortlewis.edu/art/ArtGallery.aspx.

“Wanderings,” the art of Pat Smiley, through March 28, Pine River Valley Bank, 1701 Main Ave., 385-9583.

“Geopoetica,” painting and poetry by Burton Baldwin and Joaquin Salazar, through April 3, Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 259-0430.

“Visual Perceptions” photography by Linda Pampinella, through March, Sub-stra-tum Gallery, 1021½ Main Ave., (435) 225-3650, www.lindapampinella.com.

“The Backyard” annual community photo show, through April 9; also “Journey of an Artist” by Mary Ellen Long (companion photographic exhibit to Fort Lewis College art exhibition) in the Red Room, Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., 382-8355, www.openshuttergallery.com.

Southside Artisans Guild presents the art of Jaimie Lyon, through April, Raider Ridge Café, 509 East Eighth Ave., 375-9727.

“Woven to Wear: textiles from The Durango Collection,” through May, Center for Southwest Studies at FLC, http://swcenter.fortlewis.edu.

Submissions

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.