How to compete with the original ‘Blade Runner’ score: Pay homage to it

The first trailer for “Blade Runner 2049” was filled with familiar imagery from Ridley Scott’s original 1982 film – giant neon advertisements, a smoggy noirish future ... Harrison Ford. But it...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

New characters give ‘Thomas & Friends’ a jolt of girl power

NEW YORK – Girls are finally getting a bigger role in Thomas the Tank Engine’s boy-dominated world. Mattel, the toy maker that owns the Thomas brand, will add two female main characters to the...

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

David Lynch getting lifetime achievement award at Rome Fest

ROME – American director David Lynch will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Rome Film Fest. The festival will open Oct. 26 with director Scott Cooper’s “Hostiles,”...

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

George RR Martin to headline film forum in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Author and producer George R.R. Martin will be among the experts participating in an upcoming forum on the film industry and its effects on New Mexico. The discussion is scheduled for...

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

Review: Of Cartography adventurous, playful

Before even opening the pages of Esther Belin’s newest collection of poems, Of Cartography, the multi-talented artist/poet reveals hints about her intentions. Belin’s cover illustration depicts the...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Pianist George Winston playing in Durango

Legendary pianist George Winston is returning to Durango this weekend for shows at the Henry Strater Theatre. I had the chance to talk to him about his new album and what he considers the...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Arts Center hosts seventh annual 10-Minute Play Festival

This weekend, Durango Arts Center will mount its seventh annual festival dedicated to an increasingly popular, concentrated dramatic form – the 10-minute play. Dubbed the Haiku of the American...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango Arts Center members can submit exhibit work

Durango Arts Center invites members to submit one piece of artwork for the annual members’ environmental exhibit, which will be featured Oct. 27 through Nov. 18 in the Barbara Conrad Gallery....

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local art, craft sought by Durango Arts Center

Local artists and craftspeople can submit their work for the annual Winter Solstice Artisan Market, which will be featured Nov. 24 through Dec. 23 in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at Durango Arts...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Esther Belin to talk about her new book at Maria’s Bookshop

For Bayfield writer and artist Esther Belin, her new book of poems, Of Cartography, was a long time coming. Belin , whose 1999 book From the Belly of My Beauty won the American Book Award from the...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Books

Recital Series getting underway Violinist, pianist perform at Unitarian Universalist Church

Tonight, violinist Brandon Christensen and pianist Marilyn Garst will unspool a remarkable program. Two majestic sonatas will frame two short contemporary works, and the concert will close with a...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

The MET’s ‘Die Zauberflöte’ showing in Durango

Since Mozart completed “Die Zauberflöte” (“The Magic Flute”) in 1791, his light operatic fantasy has been reimagined many times. The MET Live in HD presents one of the most whimsical iterations of...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music