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Whatever you do, don’t mess with Neptune

In the middle of a storm, Idomeneo, king of Crete, impulsively negotiates a deal with Neptune. The king has been away for years fighting in the Trojan War. For history and mythology buffs, the...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Coco Montoya to perform in Aztec

On Friday, Blues-rock guitarist and vocalist Coco Montoya will celebrate his return to Alligator Records, release his new record, “Hard Truth,” and perform at 7:30 p.m., at The Historic Aztec...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Opening Ceremony swap runway for an evening at the ballet

NEW YORK (AP) — The fashion label Opening Ceremony never disappoints when it comes to finding inventive ways to present its wares at New York Fashion Week. It has shown its clothes next to a wall...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & entertainment

Arts Calendar

Friday Durango Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival, all-day event, $6-$250, Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave., www.durangoragtimefestival.com. Kids Rock cutest kid contest, 10 a.m., Kids Rock, 563 Main...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & entertainment

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Fort Lewis stages jaunty Gilbert & Sullivan

Ah yes, words matter. Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance” is a zany operetta about duty, love, promises and what we say to each other. At every turn, there’s comic confusion because of...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing arts

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Former Herald editor’s film to premier on Starz

A new movie about comedian Robert Klein, “Robert Klein Still Can’t Stop His Leg,” will premier March 31 on Starz. What’s notable about this is that the film’s director, Marshall Fine, was an editor...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and tv

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Movies playing in Durango March 24-30

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) (For information about shows, visit www.animascitytheatre.com.) Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and tv

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Rock ’n’ roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

Chuck Berry, the perpetual wild man of rock music who helped define its rebellious spirit in the 1950s and was the sly poet laureate of songs about girls, cars, school and even the “any old way you...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Carlos Núñez coming to Community Concert Hall

When you think about bagpipes, what comes to mind? Kilts? Misty moors? How about electric guitars and crowds going nuts during a live performance? Meet Carlos Núñez. Núñez, from Galicia, Spain,...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Studio & seeking art submissions

Studio & Gallery is seeking submissions on the theme AFTER, asking artists to explore the endless gamut of interpretations of this simple, yet provocative word. This exhibit is open to all artists...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual arts

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Arts Calendar

Friday Artist workshop with Sharon Abshagen, 9 a.m., $260, Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave., 247-3555. Friends of the Durango Public Library book sale, 9 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & entertainment

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Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival is next weekend

You can’t say there’s a lack of music in Durango. The fifth annual Durango Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival will be held March 24-26 at the Strater Hotel, and there are some pretty cool things...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music