Sara Illsley and Friends to perform benefit ‘to speak for the ones that can’t’

Social justice is a guiding principle for Durango singer Sara Illsley, and now she wants to incorporate it into her shows by making each performance a benefit. “I grew up in a family that had that...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Andre Previn, Oscar-winning composer, has died at 89

Andre Previn, the pianist, composer and conductor whose broad reach took in the worlds of Hollywood, jazz and classical music, always rejecting suggestions that his bop ’n’ blues moonlighting...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Thompson won’t work with John Lasseter

NEW YORK – In a letter to Skydance Media, Emma Thompson outlined why she refused to work with former Pixar executive John Lasseter and was withdrawing from the animated film “Luck.” Thompson left...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts Calendar

Friday, March 1 Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. STEAM Lab, 3:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Information Studies: Mixed-Media...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Mancos Creative District offers scholarship for artists

Young Mancos artists are invited to apply for a new scholarship established by the Mancos Creative District. The Create 81328 Scholarship fund aims to support local college-bound, arts-focused...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Friends of the Arts to hold membership meeting

The Durango Friends of the Arts will hold a membership meeting from 10 a.m. to noon March 14 at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. After social time and business meeting, Brenda Macon,...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Indie Lens Pop Up to screen “The Providers”

Indie Lens Pop Up: “The Providers” will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Licensing opportunity available for Colorado musicians

Zach Wolfson of Infusion5 and Colorado Creative Industries are working together to produce short-form documentary videos that feature and celebrate artists and creatives throughout Colorado. To...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango High School band student recognized

Durango High School band student, Lee Pickett, has been recognized as an alternate musician on bass clarinet in the Colorado All-State Band. The Colorado All-State Band will perform March 30 in...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ cast reunites, ‘irreverence’ in store

LOS ANGELES – The original stars of “Beverly Hills, 90210” are planning a high school reunion with a twist. Fox said Wednesday that cast members including Jason Priestly and Jennie Garth will play...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Michael Jackson brothers say accusers’ film neglects facts

LOS ANGELES – The family of Michael Jackson had a feeling the years-old child molestation allegations against the pop superstar would resurface at some point. So they say they weren’t entirely...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Sequel to Michael Crichton’s ‘Andromeda Strain’ due in fall

NEW YORK – The late Michael Crichton’s literary archive and production company has authorized a sequel to his breakthrough novel “The Andromeda Strain.” HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

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