Alan Connor’s new book, The Crossword Century: 100 Years of Witty Wordplay, Ingenious Puzzles...

Author’s ode to crosswords is right on the mark

“The Crossword Century: 100 Years of Witty Wordplay, Ingenious Puzzles, and Linguistic Mischief” (Gotham Books), by Alan Connor

If you love solving crosswords, you know how it feels to be in the fraternity. There’s the rush of matching wits with a mysterious puzzle-maker, the thrill of nailing an elusive answer and the satisfaction of filling in the final square.

There’s a charm in playing the game,...

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Durango Folklorico launching new classes

Ballet Folklorico de Durango will offer new classes for youth and adults in September, and the cultural educational dance group is now accepting new members.

The group will host an open house and registration event from 2-3:30 p.m. on Saturday at Fort Lewis College’s El Centro de Muchos Colores.

Classes for youth ages 5-17 will begin Sept. 8 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at El Centro, in the FLC Student Union.

Adult community members or FLC students are invited to...

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