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CLOSE TO HOME: RESPONDING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT IN OUR COMMUNITY

Here’s why the Garrison Keillor allegations stand out

The public first learned that Garrison Keillor had been accused of improper behavior from Garrison Keillor. The humorist emailed an Associated Press reporter on Wednesday to break the news – and...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

FLC to host talk by author, photographer

Eric Mindling will host a presentation titled, “Living Threads: A Portrait of Cultural Diversity, Roots and Belonging Told through Cloth,” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Lyceum Room of Center of...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art gallery to donate Noel Night sales

Karyn Gabaldon Fine Arts will donate 10 percent of its sales during Noel Night to Durango Friends of the Arts. DFA will sell fun holiday gifts from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in front of Father’s Daughter...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

FLC to host holiday concert

The Fort Lewis College music department will present its “Sleigh Bells Ring!” holiday concert at 7 p.m. Friday, at the FLC Community Concert Hall, 1000 Rim Drive. The evening will feature bands,...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Chamber Singers seek basses

The Durango Chamber Singers are currently auditioning basses for their 2018 season beginning Jan. 15. Rehearsals are 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave....

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Review: Best children’s books for Christmas

Wow! It’s that time of year again. Hopefully, Santa’s sleigh will be filled with books that will charm and engage young readers. Here are some stellar choices that will enchant all year long: For...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Embarrassed’ Geraldo Rivera apologizes for ‘tawdry’ memoir

NEW YORK – Geraldo Rivera is apologizing for a memoir published a quarter-century ago that recounts sexual experiences he says he’s now “embarrassed” about. In a tweet on Friday, Rivera, now a Fox...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Noel Night activities

Durango will kick off the holiday season with Noel Night starting at 5 p.m. today. Here are some of the music and entertainment activities being offered: 5-5:30 p.m: Escalante Orchestra, Main Mall,...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Friday Public Lands Art Show, all-day event, Smiley Cafe, 1309 East Third Ave. Fifth annual Bizarre Bazaar, 10 a.m., Studio & Gallery, 1027 Main Ave. Noel Night, 10 a.m., Downtown Durango,...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Book review: The Go-Backer

The crux of the conflict in Peter R. Decker’s novel The Go-Backer illustrates the frustrations of “those who moved west and followed the mandate of Manifest Destiny,” but who never succeeded in...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Merely Players casts another spell with ‘Wrinkle in Time’

We should be so lucky to have three life guides like Mrs. Whatsit (Mandy Gardner), Mrs. Who (Sarah Choszczyk) and Mrs. Which (Helen Jauregui). In Madeleine L’Engle’s sci-fi fantasy A Wrinkle in...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Louis L’Amour’s son publishes writer’s ‘Lost Treasures’

Posthumous publishing isn’t uncommon when it comes to writers who were as prolific as Louis L’Amour. Sometimes, the volume of unpublished work is big enough that what comes after their deaths ends...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books