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‘Hillary’s America,’ ‘Batman v Superman’ top annual Razzies

LOS ANGELES – Neither Batman nor Dinesh D’Souza could finagle their way out of a Razzie. The annual Golden Raspberry Awards bestowed a tying four “honors” to both D’Souza’s documentary “Hillary’s...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Juried exhibition to open Wednesday at FLC Art Gallery

The 56th annual juried student exhibition will open Wednesday and continue through March 27 at the Fort Lewis College Art Gallery. The event is free and open to all. Peter Hay, exhibits director at...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Song and dance, protest and politics to mingle at Oscars

LOS ANGELES – The 89th Academy Awards should be a very schizophrenic affair: equal parts pomp and politics. The only thing expected to take the stage more often than the frothy front-runner “La La...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Celtic festival to be held March 9-12

The fifth annual Durango Celtic Festival will be held from March 9 to March 12 at the Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., and Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave. The festival will feature...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Durango Arts Center shows early Englehart works

Stanton Englehart often described Gaia, the ancient Greek earth mother, as “the real driver of our lives.” Englehart , who died April 22, 2009, was a child of the Southwest, an eminent landscape...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Books for Black History Month

Black History Month was established in 1976 to encourage people to learn about a part of American history that is often neglected by the general public. Gerald Ford urged Americans “to seize the...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

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Peele turns his focus to directing

LOS ANGELES – Jordan Peele is “kind of done” with performing. While that might be a dagger in the hearts of fans who came to know and love Peele as an uncannily calm Barack Obama, the endlessly...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Durango Film kicks off Wednesday night

Durango Film: An Independent Film Festival is in its 12th year of bringing cool movies, panels and filmmakers to Durango, and this year is no different. Running from Wednesday through March 5, the...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Ježibaba and the art of the deal

Early in Act I of “Rusalka,” the witch Ježibaba mixes a lethal potion. Her client, Rusalka, is a dreamy adolescent mermaid who yearns to become human. She’s smitten with a daft prince wearing a...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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Arts Calendar

Friday Stanton Englehart’s “The Women” opening reception, 5-7 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606. Donny Johnson, 5:30-10 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.,...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Singers, start your voices

It’s about to get real for a good cause. Last month, area singers were challenged to turn in audition tapes for a chance to compete in the second Durango Voice competition, a fundraiser for Manna....

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Movies playing in Durango Feb. 17-23

Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133, www.allentheatresinc.com) Lion Adapted from the non-fiction book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley, Lion is about a 5-year-old...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV