Movies playing in Durango Aug. 10-16

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) NTLive: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (1 p.m. Sunday only.) Christopher, 15 years old, stands...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

ABC to celebrate 90 years of Mickey Mouse

LOS ANGELES – Mickey Mouse is getting the full star treatment as the iconic character turns 90 this year. ABC on Tuesday announced “Mickey’s 90th Spectacular,” a two-hour prime-time special, will...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Demi Lovato breaks silence after apparent drug overdose: ‘I will keep fighting’

In Demi Lovato’s first public statement since being hospitalized for an apparent drug overdose, the pop star says she is focused on her sobriety and “road to recovery.” “I have always been...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Hemingway story from 1956 published for first time

NEW YORK – The themes and trappings are familiar for an Ernest Hemingway narrative: Paris, wartime, talk of books and wine and the scars of battle. But the story itself has been little known beyond...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis made a spy comedy, and somehow it’s really not funny

To understand the experience of watching “The Spy Who Dumped Me,” it is first necessary to understand the Cheesecake Factory. Allow me to explain: You enter the restaurant with a few dishes in...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Sundance Head, ‘The Voice’ winner, coming to Durango

For the second year, there will be live music at the upcoming La Plata County Fair. And this year’s performer comes with a pretty serious résumé. Soul country singer Sundance Head, who won the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Christopher Robin’ a sweet tale

Despite a similar title, “Christopher Robin” is in no way to be confused with “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” last fall’s soberly fact-based drama about the relationship between “Winnie-the-Pooh”...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts Calendar

Friday Telluride Jazz Festival, all day, Telluride. For schedule and tickets, visit www.telluridejazz.org . Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.,...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

New music store owned by a familiar face

When Katzin Music closed this past spring, musicians were left with few local options when it came to buying the supplies they needed. But not long after Katzin’s retail doors closed for good, new...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango PlayFest is newest addition to region’s staged-reading circuit

Staged readings of new plays are popping up all over the country – again. What started half a century ago at Connecticut’s O’Neill Theater Center and Kentucky’s Humana Festival of New American...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Cortez painter brings ‘personal’ art show to Olio in Mancos

When Cortez acrylic painter Susan Reed’s new show is unveiled at Mancos’s Olio restaurant on Aug. 11, the artist said it will offer a personal glimpse into her life in the Southwest. Reed has lived...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Faced with losses, MoviePass discount ticket service increases fee

NEW YORK – MoviePass, the discount service for movie tickets, is raising prices by 50 percent and barring viewings of most major releases during the first two weeks. The new $15-a-month rate for up...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV