Arts Calendar

Friday The Tomorrow Project: Oil Paintings by Mariah Kaminsky, 8 a.m., Animas Chocolate Co., 2800 Main Ave. Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.,...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Barbershoppers celebrate 50 years in Durango

The year 1968 is mostly remembered for turmoil in the United States: Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated, we were knee-deep in the Vietnam War, and civil unrest was rife....

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Reese Witherspoon confirms ‘Legally Blonde 3’

LOS ANGELES – Reese Witherspoon confirms there will be a “Legally Blonde 3.” The actress on Thursday posted a video on Instagram of her floating in a pool wearing a pink bikini. The caption read:...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango June 8-14

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) The Rider Based on a true story, a once rising star of the rodeo circuit, Brady is warned that his competition...

DATE: June 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Officials: Designer Kate Spade found dead in apartment

NEW YORK – Kate Spade, a fashion designer known for her sleek handbags, was found hanged in the bedroom of her Park Avenue apartment Tuesday in an apparent suicide, law enforcement officials said....

DATE: June 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Review: ‘Adrift’ lives up to its title

If you must see one sailboat-in-danger movie this year, make it “All Is Lost.” It came out in 2013 and is available on various streaming services. Unfortunately, the one in theaters is “Adrift,”...

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Silverton launches innovative new play festival

The latest chapter in the history of American theater is being written right now in Silverton. The Silverton Theatre Mine is a nonprofit organization that will host its first full festival of new...

DATE: June 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The hero in a possible ‘Solo’ sequel could be the villain

If Han Solo can’t save the day, can a Sith? After an opening weekend that came in well-below estimates, the potential for more “Solo” movies isn’t as clear as it might have seemed. “Solo’s” debut...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Durango Arts Center offers annual juried exhibit with twist

Josie Lopez from Albuquerque is juror of this year’s Juried Exhibit at Durango Arts Center, which will open Friday. This is DAC’s 42nd juried show, and it’s national, which means that submissions...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Concert Hall revises Ticket Office hours

Concert Hall announces ticket office changes Starting Monday, hours at the downtown Durango Ticket Office (at Eighth Street and Main Avenue) for the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Historic tie quilt returns to Bayfield

A 68-year-old quilt that was made in Bayfield in 1950 has returned home. Members of the Pine River Valley Heritage Society are thrilled that an old tie quilt they believe was made here in 1950 is...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

San Juan String Band plays to educate and entertain

Not many musicians can whip up a crowd with songs about dirt and humidity and then bring down the house with the appearance of Smokey Bear. But the San Juan String Band has been doing just that...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music