Jagger appears healthy as Rolling Stones rock Soldier Field

CHICAGO – An energetic Mick Jagger skipped, spun, sprinted and pranced Friday night as the Rolling Stones launched their North American tour at Chicago’s Soldier Field. The 75-year-old showed no...

DATE: June 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Wilder Trio to perform at Durango Arts Center

The Manatee Collective will present the Wilder Trio in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. The trio features seasoned Los Angeles freelance musicians who...

DATE: June 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Review: Local author demystifies end of life

When embarking on the writing of a book, an author must consider how large of an audience the subject matter will draw. In “What does it feel like to die?” (Kensington Publishing, June 2019),...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Arts Calendar

Friday, June 21 Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. River Walk Book Talk, 11 a.m., meet in front of Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Lego...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Why are we still wild about Frida Kahlo?

Two hundred-fifty pages, 19,625 items. That’s how many products are available on Etsy.com bearing the image or words or work of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Cupcake toppers, painted planters,...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Listen: Unheard song from Queen frontman Freddie Mercury released

NEW YORK – Universal Music unveiled a previously unheard and unreleased song by the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury. The record label announced the track, “Time Waits for No One,” on Thursday....

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango June 21-27

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Bolshoi Ballet: Carmen Suite/Petrushka (Sunday only) Carmen finds herself caught in a love triangle. Petrushka is a...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Native American writer Joy Harjo is named U.S. Poet Laureate

“My role as a poet is as a healer,” said Joy Harjo. “Poetry is a healing force.” The 68-year-old Native American writer first felt that restorative power during a difficult time early in her life. ...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Yarn Bombers’ use craft to make a statement

PHILADELPHIA – Jessie Hemmons did her first public “yarn bombing” in 2009, crocheting a 12-inch cozy around a bike rack in downtown Philadelphia. It was small but colorful, tangible. She knows that...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine says he has throat cancer

NEW YORK – Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine says he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The singer and guitarist of the heavy metal band announced the news on social media Monday, writing that he’s...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Gosh!’ Cult comedy ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ turns 15

SALT LAKE CITY – The cult comedy “Napoleon Dynamite” turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today’s era of pop-culture geek celebration. The...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

In ‘Late Night,’ Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling deliver sparkling wit and surprising sweetness

Forget national treasure: Emma Thompson could rent herself out as a national utility. In the alternately sharp-edged and generous-hearted comedy “Late Night,” she is so radiant, so utterly in...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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