Groundbreaking photographer Robert Frank dies at age 94

NEW YORK – Robert Frank, a giant of 20th-century photography whose seminal book “The Americans” captured singular, candid moments of the 1950s and helped free picture-taking from the boundaries of...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!’ host got mad at a subway station manager – now he just wants to say sorry

The radio show host was running late, but he was trapped on the Metro. On the airwaves, and during an interview last week, Peter Sagal, the host of NPR’s comedic current affairs quiz show “Wait,...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Review: ‘It: Chapter Two’ proves more isn’t always more when it comes to horror movies

The heroes of “It” are known as the Losers Club. “It: Chapter Two” features the same group of talented young actors as the original 2017 film, and also adds older versions of these characters, who...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Durango Friends of the Arts to host reception

Durango Friends of the Arts will hold a short business meeting followed by brief presentations by each of this year’s grant recipients from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Author Chuck Greaves to discuss new book at Maria’s Bookshop

Cortez author Chuck Greaves, aka C. Joseph Greaves, has written yet another notable work with the release of “Church of the Graveyard Saints.” This far-reaching novel covers a wide range of issues...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

The Lakota Music Project finds common ground through collaboration

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota is as big as Delaware and Rhode Island combined, and it has some of the highest poverty rates in the United States. For the past three years, it...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Durango: Wild Lands’ takes gamers to world of dinosaurs

Search for “Durango” in your phone’s app store, and one of the first results you’ll find, surprisingly, is a dinosaur-centric mobile game called “Durango: Wild Lands.” The game, developed by South...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Friends of the Arts to host gourd bowl class

Durango Friends of the Arts will host a gourd bowl-making class from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Holt Sheet Metal, 220 Skyland Drive. Create a unique gourd bowl using alcohol ink and wool dobbers....

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango High School Troupe 1096 announces shows, Patron Drive

Durango has no shortage of super theater, including productions put on by Durango High School’s Troupe 1096, whose shows almost always sell out. Troupe 1096’s season will kick off in November with...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico crash

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris, who started out stringing together lyrics and performing as a teenager, was one of two people killed in a three-vehicle crash in New Mexico. Harris’ publicist...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Metal isn’t usually ‘cute,’ but Babymetal is changing that

Babymetal is dark, heavy, and ... undeniably cute? Those descriptors don’t seem like they would work together, but when it comes to this Japanese trio’s music, they do. The concept is kind of out...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ writer says she’s leaving sequel because of pay disparity

A female screenwriter for the popular film “Crazy Rich Asians” has left the Warner Bros. sequel over what she alleges was a pay disparity with a white male counterpart. Adele Lim, a veteran...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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