Arts Calendar

Wednesday, June 26 Fridamania: Art, Career and Legacy of Frida Kahlo, 1:30 p.m., Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Terry Rickard, 2 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699...

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Tributes to Michael Jackson flow on 10th death anniversary

LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson’s estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity Tuesday as fans make final preparations for gatherings to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of...

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Jagger appears healthy as Rolling Stones rock Soldier Field

CHICAGO – An energetic Mick Jagger skipped, spun, sprinted and pranced Friday night as the Rolling Stones launched their North American tour at Chicago’s Soldier Field. The 75-year-old showed no...

DATE: June 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Wilder Trio to perform at Durango Arts Center

The Manatee Collective will present the Wilder Trio in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. The trio features seasoned Los Angeles freelance musicians who...

DATE: June 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Review: Local author demystifies end of life

When embarking on the writing of a book, an author must consider how large of an audience the subject matter will draw. In “What does it feel like to die?” (Kensington Publishing, June 2019),...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Arts Calendar

Friday, June 21 Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. River Walk Book Talk, 11 a.m., meet in front of Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Lego...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Why are we still wild about Frida Kahlo?

Two hundred-fifty pages, 19,625 items. That’s how many products are available on Etsy.com bearing the image or words or work of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Cupcake toppers, painted planters,...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Listen: Unheard song from Queen frontman Freddie Mercury released

NEW YORK – Universal Music unveiled a previously unheard and unreleased song by the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury. The record label announced the track, “Time Waits for No One,” on Thursday....

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango June 21-27

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Bolshoi Ballet: Carmen Suite/Petrushka (Sunday only) Carmen finds herself caught in a love triangle. Petrushka is a...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Native American writer Joy Harjo is named U.S. Poet Laureate

“My role as a poet is as a healer,” said Joy Harjo. “Poetry is a healing force.” The 68-year-old Native American writer first felt that restorative power during a difficult time early in her life. ...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Yarn Bombers’ use craft to make a statement

PHILADELPHIA – Jessie Hemmons did her first public “yarn bombing” in 2009, crocheting a 12-inch cozy around a bike rack in downtown Philadelphia. It was small but colorful, tangible. She knows that...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine says he has throat cancer

NEW YORK – Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine says he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The singer and guitarist of the heavy metal band announced the news on social media Monday, writing that he’s...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

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