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Ježibaba and the art of the deal

Early in Act I of “Rusalka,” the witch Ježibaba mixes a lethal potion. Her client, Rusalka, is a dreamy adolescent mermaid who yearns to become human. She’s smitten with a daft prince wearing a...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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Arts Calendar

Friday Stanton Englehart’s “The Women” opening reception, 5-7 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606. Donny Johnson, 5:30-10 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.,...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Singers, start your voices

It’s about to get real for a good cause. Last month, area singers were challenged to turn in audition tapes for a chance to compete in the second Durango Voice competition, a fundraiser for Manna....

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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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) Lion Adapted from the non-fiction book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley, Lion is about a 5-year-old...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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David Cassidy fighting memory loss, wants to ‘enjoy life’

NEW YORK – Former “Partridge Family” star David Cassidy says he’s struggling with memory loss. The 66-year-old actor-singer tells People magazine his family has a history of dementia and he had...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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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