San Juan Symphony Orchestra packages musical box of chocolates

Next week, the San Juan Symphony has creatively packaged four events around Valentine’s Day. The orchestra has scheduled three exactly on Thursday, and its big weekend concert pair in Durango and...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

LA art museum unveils wide-ranging tribute to Jasper Johns

LOS ANGELES – Jasper Johns has said it was a young man’s decision to paint a picture of an American flag that launched one of the most heralded pop-art careers of modern times. Seizing on that...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Native American poet, writer, musician to discuss memoir at Fort Lewis College

The Fort Lewis College Common Reading Experience has selected its first Native American author since the program started in 2006. Joy Harjo’s memoir Crazy Brave is being read by the college’s...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Durango, Cortez students have stories to tell

Cortez high schooler Alexandra York had to pause a few times to compose herself. York, a sophomore at Southwest Open School, stood on an empty stage Tuesday at the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez. She...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts Calendar

Friday Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Meet the Artists Open House for Community Art Project, 4:30 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792....

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The growing Quentin Tarantino controversy, explained

The “Kill Bill” script called for Uma Thurman to be spit on by co-star Michael Madsen, but Quentin Tarantino was the one who did it. He didn’t trust anyone else to spit right. “I’m the director, so...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Feb. 9-15

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) (For shows and times, visit www.animascitytheatre.com ) Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot,...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Cortez library hosts Four Corners crime writers

Be a witness at the Cortez Public Library as Four Corners crime writers Chuck Greaves, Scott Graham and Paul Berkowitz lead a panel discussion, moderated by Anne Benson, at 6 p.m. Monday. According...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Claude Steelman offers photos on variety of formats

Editor’s note: “Art Seen” is a monthly series profiling Durango’s art galleries. By Katie Chicklinski-Cahill Herald Arts & Entertainment editor Wildshots, photographer Claude Steelman’s gallery,...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

DAC launches free winter lecture series

The Durango Art Center’s free winter art lecture series will begin Tuesday with a new format, time and approach. After last winter’s “Art in Context” series, Judith Reynolds and Katherine Burgess...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

WindSync to perform in Cortez

WindSync, a woodwind quintet featuring a flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday in the auditorium at Montezuma-Cortez High School, 418 S Sligo Street, in...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Student artwork up for auction at library

An art exhibit with works from National Art Honor Society students is on display for silent auction at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Work will be displayed on the first floor and...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment