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

British film director Nicolas Roeg dies at age 90

LONDON – Nicolas Roeg, the prominent British film director known for making provocative films and working with rock stars Mick Jagger and David Bowie over a six-decade career, has died. He was 90....

DATE: Nov. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

PBS’ ‘Let’s Go Luna!’ takes kids on globe-spanning tour

LOS ANGELES – Carmen, Leo and Andy are globe-trotters to envy, jumping from Paris to Nairobi to New Orleans and beyond in the company of a tour guide who knows her way around: Luna the moon. PBS’...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Denver Art Museum hosts Dior retrospective

DENVER (AP) – Haute couture gowns worn by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Jennifer Lawrence and Rihanna are now on view at the Denver Art Museum. The museum’s new exhibition, “Dior:...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Holiday movies offer familiar faces

Going to the movies this holiday season may feel like spotting a familiar gift bag under the Christmas tree: You know the packaging isn’t new, but you hope you’ll be excited about what’s inside....

DATE: Nov. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Choral Society celebrates holiday with traditional program

The winning request in Linda Mack Berven’s rolling City Market poll is the song “O Holy Night.” “People stop me in the aisle,” Mack Berven said. “People literally stop me all year long. They ask if...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Nov. 23-29

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Meow Wolf: Origin Story (7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 only) When a group of young DIY artists in Santa Fe can’t find a door...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Michael Martin Murphey keeping history alive

For the past 25 years, beginning right after Thanksgiving and running up to Christmas, country music icon Michael Martin Murphey has been bringing his Cowboy Christmas show to towns across the...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Cortez library, Sunflower Theatre host free showings of ‘Prince Caspian’

Cortez Public Library will present “Prince Caspian, Return to Narnia” at 1 and 3 p.m. Dec. 1. at the Sunflower Theatre. Seating is limited for both shows, and viewers may reserve a free ticket at...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts Calendar

Friday Black Friday Zumbathon, 2 p.m., Dance in the Rockies, 1162 Dominquez Drive, 385-5903. Black Velvet, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave. The Salamander Collective, 7 p.m.,...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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