Pandemic causes Carnegie Hall to miss season for first time

NEW YORK – Carnegie Hall will miss an entire season for the first time for the first time in its 130-year history. Carnegie said it was canceling performances from April 6 through July at its three...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 24 Socially Distanced Happy Hour, 5:30 p.m., The Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave. Donny Johnson, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave. Terry Rickard, 5:30 p.m.,...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Grammy-winning duo Daft Punk break up after 28 years

NEW YORK – Grammy-winning electronic music pioneers Daft Punk have announced that they are breaking up after 28 years. The helmet-wearing French duo shared the news Monday in an 8-minute video...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Longtime editor Genevieve Young left legacy in publishing

NEW YORK – Genevieve Young was a publishing editor with a long and diverse legacy. She entered the business in the early 1950s, when there were few female editors and even fewer Asians. She worked...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Three film productions completed in Albuquerque

SANTA FE – New Mexico officials say three feature films completed production in the state in recent months. According to the state Film Office, the films included “Vengeance” produced by Blumhouse,...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘Kimye’ is no more: Kardashian files to divorce West

LOS ANGELES – “Kimye” is kaput Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce from Kanye West Friday after 6½ years of marriage, court records show. The move brings an impending end to one of the most...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Fat Boys member, radio host Prince Markie Dee dies at 52

NEW YORK – Prince Markie Dee, a member of the Fat Boys hip-hop trio who later formed his own band and became a well-known radio host, has died. He was 52. His death was announced Thursday by the...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Marilyn Manson investigated in alleged domestic violence

LOS ANGELES – Rocker Marilyn Manson is involved in a domestic violence investigation concerning alleged incidents about a decade ago, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. “The Los...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Catching a Memory’ a fresh take on genre

Judith Shaw, an author with strong ties to Durango, has released her first book of fiction after writing two books that involved health and parenting. She was the educational director of The Family...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Can’d Aid and Ball Corporation seek artist submissions for can design

Can’d Aid and Ball Corp. are seeking submissions from artists of all ages and skill levels. The winning artist’s work will be featured on Can’d Aid’s 12-ounce aluminum cans filled with clean...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Independent Film Festival turns Sweet 16

This year, Durango Independent Film Festival turns Sweet 16 and will be celebrating the milestone online thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. But the annual in-person event that has people flooding...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Stitch quilt store to host virtual classes

Stitch quilt store will host two virtual classes with national fiber artist and author Cindy Grisdela in April. Grisdela’s quilts are designed without a preconceived pattern. She will teach classes...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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