Thousands of fans request grand jury probe of Prince’s death

MINNEAPOLIS – Thousands of Prince fans are asking federal authorities to open a grand jury investigation into his death. The petition to the U.S. Attorney’s Office has been signed by more than...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Sesame Street’ wants to clarify: Bert and Ernie aren’t gay

NEW YORK – The producers of “Sesame Street” want you to know that Bert and Ernie are not, in fact, gay. Sesame Workshop tweeted Tuesday that the characters are best friends and have many human...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Arts Center to host portrait, figure drawing classes

Durango Arts Center will host ongoing portrait and figure drawing classes for adults from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 18, Oct. 2 and 16. The fee for this class is $15 for DAC members and $20 for...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Line dance at Marvel Grange

Line Dancing will be held from 7:15.-8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Marvel Grange Hall, 217 C.R. 133A in Marvel. Participants will walk through various line dances and then attempt to dance them. There is...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Arts Center hosts ‘Junkyard Steamroller’ through Sept. 29

Durango Arts Center will exhibit “Junkyard Steamroller,” a celebration of nontraditional printmaking, though Sept. 29 in the Barbara Conrad Gallery, 802 East Second Ave. This free exhibit is open...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Arts Center Friends hosts artist’s exhibit

The Friends of the Art Library at Durango Arts Center will host the art of Polly Barton in an exhibit called “The Silver Thread.” The exhibit will show through Sept. 29 at the DAC, 802 East Second...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Marvel Grange to offer clogging lessons

Clogging lessons will be held from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Marvel Grange Hall, 217 County Road 133A in Marvel. There is no charge for the class, but donations are appreciated for the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Craig Johnson’s new book a departure

This newest adventure of Walt Longmire, “Depth of Winter” by Craig Johnson, is a huge departure from his previous books. This 14th book in the Longmire series is primarily set in Mexico, and it is...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Crime drama ‘White Boy Rick’ is half-depressing, half-entertaining – and all true

It’s easy to see why someone would want to make a movie about Ricky Wershe Jr. His life story, the inspiration for the new, fact-based crime drama “White Boy Rick,” has it all: drugs, sex and...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Thought-provoking art on display in FLC faculty show

A new, lighter-than-air wall sculpture by Jay Dougan anchors the Fort Lewis College Art Gallery exhibit this month. Centered on the west wall, “R.W. Quilt” is a pristine visual puzzle. Created on...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

DHS Theatre Troupe seeks patrons

Durango High School Theatre Troupe 1096 is conducting a patron drive. Patrons are provided discounted tickets to performances and preferred seating to shows. Visit DHS Troupe 1096 online for more...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The new ‘Predator’ sequel is a jokey step backward for the 30-year-old sci-fi franchise

The titular villains from 1987’s “Predator” – dreadlocked alien manhunters with the power of invisibility – are back on Earth in the new sequel “The Predator,” only this time they have dogs. As the...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV