Durango High School Troupe 1096 takes to the airwaves with ‘Pontypool’

There’s a virus in the air that’s infecting people left and right. It’s not COVID-19 – this virus essentially turns people into zombies and is spread through an unlikely mode of transmission – the...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Whitney Houston makes history with third diamond album

NEW YORK – The late Whitney Houston has earned her third diamond-certified album, becoming the first Black artist to achieve the feat. The Recording Industry Association of America and Legacy...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Magic Tree House’ books to be adapted into graphic novels

NEW YORK – Mary Pope Osborne is preparing her million-selling “Magic Tree House” series for a new adventure. She is teaming with playwright Jenny Laird and the illustrators-sisters Kelly Matthews...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Arts Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 28 Alex Forsthoff, 5 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave. Donny Johnson, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave. Terry Rickard, 5:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Voice’ co-stars Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani engaged

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – “The Voice” co-stars Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are engaged and sharing the good news on social media. Shelton and Stefani posted a picture Tuesday announcing the engagement...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

TV show films protest scenes in Mancos

Protest scenes for the new television series “Badwater” were filmed at Mancos High School and on Grand Avenue on Saturday morning. Local novelist Chuck Greaves and well-known television and film...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song “Mr. Bojangles,” has died at age 78. Walker died Friday of cancer, family spokesman John T. Davis told The Associated...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Arlo Guthrie, citing health, says he’s retired from touring

LOS ANGELES – You can get anything you want at Alice’s Restaurant. But it appears we’ve seen Arlo Guthrie tell us that in person for the last time. In lengthy posts on his Facebook page and...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Former Durango Police captain releases new mystery

Former Durango Police Department Capt. Micki Browning has a new novel out that should appeal to many Durango readers. After retiring, Browning moved to Florida and wrote her first two novels...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

New photography art show at Pine River Library

Pine River Library is currently displaying the landscape photography of Durango artist Jen Manganello. Manganello has participated in exhibits at Durango Arts Center and has been awarded ribbons...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Catching up with ‘Voice’ winner Chevel Shepherd

Like the rest of us, country music singer Chevel Shepherd hadn’t planned on the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing springtime quarantine. The Farmington teenager – and Season 15 winner of...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Netflix halts production in New Mexico amid virus cases

SANTA FE – Netflix has halted production of its Western film “The Harder They Fall” after at least two people on the set tested positive for the coronavirus while working in New Mexico. The...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

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