Thursday, March 1
Durango Independent Film Festival, www.durangofilm.org.
Chromatic Delation, art of Maureen May, opening reception 5-7 p.m., Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave., 247-1242.
Chili Night with Patrick Crossing (Celtic), 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792, www.skabrewing.com.
Lacey Black, piano, 5:30 p.m., Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 259-0430.
Peter Neds, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.
Renewable Energy in America: Recent Advances in Fundamental Energy Research, by Dr. Monte Helm, Life-Long Learning series, 7 p.m., free, 130 Noble Hall at FLC, 247-7401, www2.fortlewis.edu/professionalassociates.
Rob Webster, 7 p.m., Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440, www.derailedsaloon.com.
Tyller Gummersall, 7 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave., 375-7260.
Karaoke hosted by Johnny Horton Jr., 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, 878 East Second Ave., 247-1590.
Karaoke, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave., 259-8801.
Karaoke Dance Party hosted by Steve Kahler, 8 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. Eighth St., 382-8554.
Yo Mamas Big Fat Booty Band, 9 p.m., $12-$15, Abbey Theatre, 128 E. College Drive, 385-1711, www.abbeytheatre.com.
Thirsty Thursday with the Bob Floyd Band, 10 p.m., no cover, The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 247-2324, www.durangosummit.com.
Abstract portraiture, Heidi Lender and Brooke Shaden, through April 4, Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., 382-8355, www.openshuttergallery.com.
Lost Dog Art Spectacle presents Fairy Tales & Fantasies, through Wednesday, Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 25-0430.
Kinaesthetics, drawings and etchings by Louise Grunewald, through Wednesday, FLC Art Gallery, 247-7167, www.louisegrunewald.com.
Confined, mixed-media works by Andrea Martens, through February, Art Library, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.
Sonya Johnson photography, through February, Fifth Corner Photo Gallery, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 903-8267, www.thefifthcornerphotogallery.com.
Lorna Meaden, tea vessels & pottery, through Saturday; Jay Strommen (through March), White Dragon Tea Room & Gallery, 820 Main Ave., 769-1022.
Photography of Howard Rachlin, through Sunday, Rochester Hotel, 721 East Second Ave., 385-1920.
The Metal Show, works by Steve Williams, Marilyn Kroeker and Lee Pavlika, through March 14, Mancos Town Gallery, Bauer Avenue at the Park, 533-7434.
Ann Smith, watercolors, through March, Eno, 723 East Second Ave., 385-0105, www.annsmithwatercolors.com.
Band of Heathens, March 9, $12-$15, Abbey Theatre, 128 E. College Drive, 385-1711, www.abbeytheatre.com.
Leftover Salmon, March 10, $25-$35, Community Concert Hall at FLC, 247-7657, www.durangoconcerts.com.
Steers, Queers & Everything in Between, benefit for Tami Graham, March 24, $25/%75 (tickets at Animas Trading Co.), Mancos Opera House, (970) 394-9077.
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 is compiling the calendar: Email him at email@example.com.