Espanola police officers meet their own lip-sync challenge

ESPANOLA, N.M. – New Mexico police officers are joining a lip-sync challenge aimed at boosting the profiles of their agencies to recruit new officers and to showcase their musical talents. The...

DATE: July 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Next ‘Star Wars’ film to use unreleased Fisher footage

LOS ANGELES – Carrie Fisher is not done with “Star Wars” after all – Lucasfilm says unreleased footage of the actress will be used in the next installment of the “Star Wars” saga to draw her...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

The fun ride of ‘M:I – Fallout’

In “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” the sixth installment of the espionage-action franchise, Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hunt receives his latest instructions by way of an old-fashioned tape recorder...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Mancos photographer chosen as artist-in-residence at Canyons of the Ancients

Lanny Wagner of Mancos was recently selected from among nine applicants by a panel of jurors as the 2018 summer artist-in-residence for Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. He will focus on...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Final Music in the Mountains weekend blazes

Violinist Philippe Quint, 44, will wrap up the 32nd season of Music in the Mountains with a performance of a concerto you may not have heard: William Bolcom’s Violin Concerto in D. This year marks...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

La Plata County Humane Society goes to the movies

There’s no question Durango loves its dogs, and when it comes to helping them out, residents tend to show up. La Plata County Humane Society will host the fourth annual Bow Wow Film Festival on...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts Calendar

Friday Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380. Kids Summer Reading Program: Caregiver Cafe, 11 a.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Two nights of comedy at the Sunflower benefit Crow Canyon

Some of the top comedians in the Southwest will be at Cortez’s historic Sunflower Theatre this weekend for two full nights of laughs – all to benefit the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center. “Two...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango Arts Center to offer plein air workshop

Durango Arts Center will offer a plein air painting workshop with Bill Cramer on Aug. 4-5. Participants will paint the Durango landscape at various locations to learn the advantages of plein air...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Chamber singers to hold auditions

The Durango Chamber Singers will audition all voice parts for their 2018/2019 season, Aug. 7, 8 and 9. Weekly rehearsals are held 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays beginning Aug. 20 at St. Mark’s Episcopal...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The goodness of ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’

The reviews are correct. “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?,” the new documentary about pioneering children’s host Fred Rogers, is very good. Technically good, but also capital-G Good: The sort of...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Mancos multimedia art project takes shape

Three months after the Mancos Creative District received a coveted Arts in Society grant, its multimedia “We All Belong” art project is beginning to take shape. The project, which is being funded...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment