‘Seussical Jr.’ to open at DAC on Thursday

Durango Arts Center announces its holiday musical production “Seussical Jr.” will open at 7 p.m. Thursday in the theater at 802 East Second Ave. Shows will run at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7 and Dec. 14...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Cowboy church craft sale will be held Saturday

The Durango Cowboy Church is holding a Christmas craft sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 1867 Colorado Highway 172 in Durango.

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Sorrel Sky hosts jewelry designer on Noel Night

Sorrel Sky Gallery will host a one-man show, “Asymmetrical Beauty,” featuring jewelry designer and silversmith Lawrence Baca, 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 7 at the gallery, 828 Main Ave. Lawrence will attend...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Violinist Casey Reed finds fun in music, mentoring

One of the musicians performing this weekend with the San Juan Symphony Youth Orchestra is no stranger to the stage. Casey Reed has been playing violin since he was 5. Now a freshman at Durango...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Young musicians show what they’re made of in San Juan Symphony Youth Orchestra

Last Monday, Lech Usinowicz walked into to his Youth Symphony rehearsal 15 minutes late. The orchestra was already playing, “as they should,” Usinowicz said with a smile. He had just finished a...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts calendar

Friday “Living with Wolves” film screening, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Southern Ute Museum, 503 Ouray Drive. Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. 44th annual...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

NPR fires critic David Edelstein after ‘Last Tango’ joke

NEW YORK – NPR’s “Fresh Air” has parted ways with contributor David Edelstein after the film critic made a joke about the rape scene in “Last Tango in Paris” on his Facebook page after Monday’s...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Atwood writing ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ sequel, out in 2019

NEW YORK – Thanks to public demand, and a certain American president, Margaret Atwood is writing a sequel to her million-selling “The Handmaid’s Tale.” “The Testaments” will be published next...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Movies playing in Durango Nov. 30-Dec. 6

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Andy Irons: Kissed by God (5:30 and 8 p.m. Dec. 6 only) A film about bipolar disorder and opioid addiction as...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Chess world title match comes down to rapid tiebreakers

LONDON – After more than 50 hours of play over nearly three weeks, the chess world championship title will be decided by speedy tiebreaker games on Wednesday. A 12-game battle of brains between...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘SpongeBob’ creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57

LOS ANGELES – “SpongeBob SquarePants” creator Stephen Hillenburg has died at age 57. Nickelodeon says Hillenburg died Monday of Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as ALS. Hillenburg conceived, wrote,...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Raven Narrative producers offer tips for telling an effective tale

There are natural raconteurs born with the gift of gab, and then there are the tongue-tied; the play-by-players who overshare every tedious detail in real time; and the repeat offenders who say the...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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