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4CFO to offer free panel discussion at Durango Film Festival

The Four Corners Film Office will offer a free panel discussion, “Keeping it Local: Making a Film in the Four Corners,” during the Durango Independent Film Festival at 1 p.m. March 4 at Four Leaves...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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As the stars he parodied disappeared, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic remains

LOS ANGELES – One day last summer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, on break from “Hamilton,” stopped by neighbor Jimmy Fallon’s house in the Hamptons. They both love music and Fallon has a listening room in...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Calendar

Friday Unchain My Heart, 4:30-7 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606. Stillhouse Junkies, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Durango Craft Spirits, 1120 Main Ave., 247-1919. La La Bones, ...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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James Brown’s ‘Funky Drummer’ Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73

MADISON, Wis. – Clyde Stubblefield, a James Brown drummer who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, has died. He was 73. His wife, Jody Hannon, says Stubblefield died of kidney...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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What do you see when you look inward?

Do you ever wonder who you really are? Or how people see you? “Cover Girl,” a one-woman performance presented by Malinda LaVelle’s Project Thrust and starring Emmaly Wiederholt, is tackling just...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Blues train returning to Durango this summer

SBG Productions and Telluride Blues and Brews Festival will return to the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and offer the seventh annual blues train June 2 and 3, and Aug. 18 and 19. The...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Indelible is a remarkable first novel

The debut novel Indelible by Adelia Saunders, who grew up in Durango, is a complex, intriguing and compelling tale. Saunders shares the story of Magdalena, a young Lithuanian woman living in...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

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San Juan Symphony celebrates Gershwin

Like a fading memory of times gone by,” Thomas Heuser said in an interview this week, “images seem to dissolve and break apart. A saxophone soloist creates the mood of a smoky cabaret theater...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Grammy producer apologizes for Metallica, Caesar glitches

LOS ANGELES – The longtime producer of the Grammy Awards is offering apologies to Metallica and Shirley Caesar after a technical glitch and a misprint marred their inclusion on the show. The mic...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Silver pants, jigsaw dresses, rock ’n’ roll shoes: Pure joy from Proenza Schouler

NEW YORK – This is simply, blessedly fashion. It is not incomprehensible experimental craft; it is not cultural messaging. It isn’t a protest. And while there may be many, many reasons to march and...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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‘A Cure for Wellness’ may leave you feeling both invigorated and confused

At nearly 2½ hours long, “A Cure for Wellness” may qualify as the world’s longest, most agonizing teaser. For most of that duration, the gorgeously disturbing new film by Gore Verbinski adamantly...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Movies playing in Durango Feb. 17-23

Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133, www.allentheatresinc.com) La La Land Sebastian and Mia are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV