Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

NEW YORK – Tom Petty’s family says his death last year was because of an accidental drug overdose. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty’s autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Experts try to save O’Keeffe paintings from damage

SANTA FE – Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O’Keeffe’s famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Dirk Fowler posters on display at FLC

“Th(ink)!” – an exhibit of recent posters by Dirk Fowler – will be on display through Feb. 16 in the Art Hall gallery at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. An opening reception will be held from...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Michael Douglas accused of sexual harassment by former employee

Writer Susan Braudy has publicly accused Michael Douglas of sexual harassment, just days after the actor pre-emptively spoke in his own defense. “He thought he was the king of the world, and that...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Charlie Daniels to sign copies of memoir at Toh-Atin

For the past couple of decades, Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels has been working on his memoir, Never Look at the Empty Seats. But there was a problem: He didn’t know how to finish it....

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Merely Players offering kids’ acting class

Merely Players will be teaching a Youth Acting Class for students in grades six through 12. The class will focus on tailored instruction for students, and will work on acting technique, improv...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Friday Caregiver Cafe, 10 a.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield, 884-2222. Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. STEAM Lab, ...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Leftover Salmon: ‘When we’re having fun, the crowd’s having fun’

When jam band Leftover Salmon takes the stage next week at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, they’ll be adding to their long history with Durango. The last time I interviewed the...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Jan. 19-25

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) The Disaster Artist The real life story of writer/director Tommy Wiseau, the man behind what is often referred to...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

PBS series examines sexual misconduct, chance for change

PASADENA, Calif. – PBS, which dealt with sexual misconduct allegations in its own backyard, will air a series examining the pressing social issue. The five-part series, “#MeToo, Now What?” will...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Models accuse photographers Weber, Testino of sex misconduct

NEW YORK – In a sweeping new sexual misconduct investigation, The New York Times reported Saturday that several male models have accused famed photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino of...

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

FLC to present ‘Uncommon Folk’

Quadrivium’s “Uncommon Folk” concert, a celebration of the human experience through folk-inspired music, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in Roshong Recital Hall, in Jones Hall at Fort Lewis College,...

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