Potter, painter headed to Artisans of Mancos

The Artisans of Mancos will host artist Ann Sciba, whose pottery adds a new creative expression to the group of artists. An opening reception for Sciba will be held as part of Mancos Days on...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Williams’ Mexican-American roots explored in PBS film

ALBUQUERQUE – Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with his dazzling swing and towering homers throughout the 1940s...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Cortez Public Library announces August Storytime lineup

The Cortez Public Library has announced its August lineup for the Raising Readers Storytime program, held at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Older children...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Friday Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380. Kids Summer Reading Program: Caregiver Cafe, 11 a.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Bayfield musician to support Grief Center through album sales

For Bayfield resident and alternative/indie musician Garrett Young, the topic of suicide hits close to home. “It’s the fifth time in my life that people close to us have taken their lives,” the...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

One star for ‘Mama Mia!’ sequel

One frequent complaint about musicals is the characters who are always just bursting into song. That’s unfair. In a good musical, the songs serve to propel the arc of the character or the story,...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Airman who inspired ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ film has died

NORFOLK, Va. – Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film “Good Morning, Vietnam,” has died. He was 79. Mary Muse, the wife of...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Durango Police Department takes the ‘Lip-Sync Challenge’

Who knew members of our local law enforcement could make music videos with the best of them? Or that they knew the words to ’90s pop hits? If you’ve scrolled through your Facebook newsfeed lately,...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango July 20-26

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Hearts Beat Loud Widower and aging Brooklyn hipster Frank starts a band with his teenage daughter Sam just before...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Cortez public art committee recommends first City Hall art purchases

After seven months of planning and discussion, the Cortez Public Art Committee is ready to make its first art purchase recommendations for City Hall. On Wednesday, the advisory committee voted to...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Clint Eastwood film set to begin production in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Production on a Clint Eastwood-directed film about a Mexican cartel is scheduled to begin in New Mexico. New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced Monday that Eastwood’s...

DATE: July 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Theater company stages a relevant ‘West Side Story’

In Thingamajig Theatre’s smart, high-energy production of “West Side Story,” the Sharks and the Jets threaten, scheme and finally engage in open warfare. In their turf battle over a crumbling New...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts