The world in 10 minutes

“Adorable,” Claude (an attentive and flirtatious Mike Largent) says to Janet (a cheerful Rebecca Gilbert) at the opening of “Bondservant.” William Orem’s short play about the American dating scene...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Altius Quartet boys are back in Durango for recital

When a cheeky violist dressed in torn jeans challenges three nattily attired string players, you know there’s another viola joke afoot. It’s also a new CD cover, “Dress Code,” the Altius Quartet’s...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Calendar

Friday Metalsmithing workshop, noon, $200-$225, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606. STEAM Lab, 3:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380. Third annual...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

From the archives: A bright hour with Gary Penington in the concert hall

Editor’s note: This column by then-Arts & Entertainment Editor Charlie Langdon ran in the May 18, 1997, print edition of The Durango Herald. By Charlie Langdon There are few experiences more...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College celebrates 20 years

For the past 20 years, the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College has been bringing eclectic lineups to Durango – everything from the annual Nutcracker shows at Christmas to offering local...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 20-26

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story In 2011, chef Eduardo Garcia was shocked with 2,400 volts of electricity in a freak...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Sam Shepard novel coming out in December

NEW YORK – A novel Sam Shepard completed shortly before his death is coming out in December. In an announcement Wednesday, Alfred A. Knopf says that Spy of the First Person will be released Dec. 5....

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Book World: Joni Mitchell from both sides now

With her regal beauty, imperious nature and nifty clothes, Joni Mitchell could fit right into “Game of Thrones.” Her kingdom would be a mix of Canada and California, where handsome male musicians...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

How to compete with the original ‘Blade Runner’ score: Pay homage to it

The first trailer for “Blade Runner 2049” was filled with familiar imagery from Ridley Scott’s original 1982 film – giant neon advertisements, a smoggy noirish future ... Harrison Ford. But it...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

New characters give ‘Thomas & Friends’ a jolt of girl power

NEW YORK – Girls are finally getting a bigger role in Thomas the Tank Engine’s boy-dominated world. Mattel, the toy maker that owns the Thomas brand, will add two female main characters to the...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

David Lynch getting lifetime achievement award at Rome Fest

ROME – American director David Lynch will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Rome Film Fest. The festival will open Oct. 26 with director Scott Cooper’s “Hostiles,”...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

George RR Martin to headline film forum in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Author and producer George R.R. Martin will be among the experts participating in an upcoming forum on the film industry and its effects on New Mexico. The discussion is scheduled for...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment