New duo to play for Humane Society

The dogs, cats and other animals at the La Plata County Humane Society have an ally in the new music duo Wells & van Tyn. The duo – made up of CV Wells on guitar and vocals and Jeroen van Tyn on...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan Symphony presents family concerts with ‘Peter and the Wolf’

“‘Peter and the Wolf’ is the perfect music to introduce classical music to the next generation,” said Thomas Heuser. Heuser is music director of the San Juan Symphony, our regional orchestra, and...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Arts Center rings in autumn

For the 24 years, Durango Arts Center has gathered artists both locally and from around the country for its Autumn Arts Festival, its biggest fundraiser of the year. This year, 94 artists will be...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Friday Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Free, Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380, Telluride Blues & Brews, 11 a.m., $30, Telluride Town Park, 500 E Colorado Ave. STEAM...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Pine River Library offers Saturday matinees

Pine River Library will start a new monthly matinee series at 2 p.m. Sept. 22 with a showing of the classic 1986 film “Top Gun.” The library will be showing films chosen by patrons every fourth...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Pine River Library offers watercolor classes

Local artist Susan Brightman will teach watercolor classes every Wednesday in October at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive in Bayfield. From 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., she’ll be teaching a...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Inaugural Durango Dharma Center art show connects art to meditation

Meditation can be applied to all aspects of life, whether taking a walk, doing the dishes or making artwork. The act of creating requires focus and flow without judgment, similar attributes of...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Dancing With the Stars’ cast: Mary Lou Retton, Bobby Bones, Tinashe, Joe from ‘The Bachelorette’ and more

ABC officially announced the Season 27 cast of “Dancing With the Stars” on Wednesday morning, and it had the regular assortment you might expect: actors, singers, former Olympic athletes, an NFL...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Viola Davis has regrets about role in ‘The Help’

NEW YORK – Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis has regrets about her role as a maid in the 2011 film “The Help.” The 53-year-old told The New York Times “it wasn’t the voices of the maids that were...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Sept. 14-20

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Leave No Trace Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived off the...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Lady Mary signals filming begins for ‘Downton Abbey’ movie

NEW YORK – Filming has begun for the “Downtown Abbey” movie. Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary in the global hit, posted a photo on Instagram with the caption, “And ... we’re off.” The film...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Study: Middle Eastern actors ignored, stereotyped by TV

LOS ANGELES – Actors and characters of Middle Eastern and North African descent are either ignored by TV or stereotyped, according to a new study. The few such actors who get work are largely...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment