Durango DOT Comedy to do camp benefitDurango DOT Comedy will hold a benefit performance at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Durango Arts Center to raise money for local students to attend Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala.Ignacio Middle School teacher Danny Jacques and Miller Middle School teacher Diana Speegle will take 15 students to the annual camp May 30. Jacques and Speegle also will participate in the comedy show.
Proceeds from Saturday's show will go toward travel and tuition expenses.
Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.
For more information, e-mail Jacques at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jonathan Hunt at 749-3060.
One Book picks Huntley for monthly selection
Durango author Paula Huntley will discuss her book The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo from 7 to 9 p.m. June 18 at the Bayfield Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. Donations are requested.
Huntley and her husband lived in Kosovo for a year as volunteers after the war. The book is about her experiences.
Four Corners: One Book, the community-wide, online book club sponsored by KSUT Public Radio, selected Huntley's book as part of its program.
The book club tries to involve the Four Corners community. KSUT partners with different bookstores and libraries each month and asks the community to contribute to the conversation online at www.ksut.org/onebookfourcorners.html.
Pagosa gallery to host Land and Vineyard show
Artisans of the Southwest Gallery will host a photography exhibit titled "Land and Vineyard" from Saturday to June 19. The gallery is at 175 Pagosa Boulevard at Second Street.
An opening reception and talk with the artists will be held Saturday from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
The show includes original digital landscape photographs by Guy Schmickle from Bayfield and vineyard photography art by Wendy Saunders of Pagosa Springs.
Complimentary food and refreshments including a wine tasting will be served. Live music will be provided by Pamela Novak. Most gallery artists will offer 10 percent art discounts on art purchases during the reception.
For more information, call Saunders at 264-4486.