Angie’s List: The art of the festival

For two years, Angie Beach says she practically begged Lori Preusch to create artwork for Music in the Mountains. Beach is executive director of MiTM, the classical music festival running now...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Despite summer’s rocky start, Durango takes on NYC

Between wildfires, the local economy and political angst, our community has not experienced a great start to the summer. The Durango Herald has had its share of discouraging news to write about....

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

No surprises in ‘Skyscraper’

There are few surprises delivered in “Skyscraper,” an entertaining if middlebrow thriller whose very name – blandly descriptive, generic – seems to advertise its fungibility. Take two cups of “The...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

New artist nonprofit hopes to bring interactive art to Cortez

A new group of artists and metalworkers wants to bring the Cortez art scene out of the gallery and onto the street. The Deep Desert Art Collective started about six months ago as a group of six...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Friday Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380. Kids Club, 1 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380. Screen-free playtime...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Saying goodbye to Southwest Sound

When Robert Stapleton, owner of Southwest Sound, flips off the lights and locks the door behind him Saturday night, he’ll be closing the door on an iconic downtown Durango mainstay. Southwest...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Emmy nominations: ‘Game of Thrones’ leads with 22 nods, followed by ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘Westworld’

After a year of being ineligible, “Game of Thrones” came back in a big way in the Emmy nominations announcement on Thursday, earning 22 nods, including best drama series, bringing its lifelong...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Swinging ’60s styles up for auction from Sharon Tate estate

LOS ANGELES – Mini-dresses and a wedding dress are among the items from estate of actress Sharon Tate are going up for auction. Tate starred in the 1967 film “Valley of the Dolls” and was the toast...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Producers plan movie about Thai cave rescue

NEW YORK – The boys are out of the cave. Now Hollywood wants in. The producers behind Christian films like “God’s Not Dead” are already in Thailand with plans to develop a movie about the 18-day...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Sarah Palin claims Sacha Baron Cohen duped her for talk

LOS ANGELES – Sarah Palin says she was “duped.” The former Republican vice presidential candidate says she fell victim to British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen during an interview for his upcoming...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Good Charlotte to headline benefit concert for 5 slain

NEW YORK – The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-based rockers Good Charlotte to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom. Mayor...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Release of fifth ‘Indiana Jones’ movie pushed to 2021

NEW YORK – Indiana Jones won’t be swinging back into movie theaters until at least 2021. The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that the planned fifth installment in the “Indiana Jones” franchise...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV