Bruno Mars not playing Prince in new movie

NEW YORK – A representative for Bruno Mars says a report claiming he will portray Prince in a new movie is “100 percent false.” The Daily Mirror, a British tabloid, published a story over the...

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

Local shares her newest novel, ‘Colorado Takedown,’ in Dolores

Author Cricket Rohman will discuss her writing process and her novels, including “Saving Madeline” and her newest release, “Colorado Takedown,” which she wrote from her log cabin up the West...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Bill Daily, sidekick on hit ’60s and ’70s sitcoms, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES – Bill Daily, the comic sidekick to leading men on the sitcoms “I Dream of Jeannie” and “The Bob Newhart Show,” has died, a family spokesman said Saturday. Daily died of natural causes...

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

Cardi B escorted out of fashion party after lunging at Minaj

NEW YORK – Nicki Minaj and Cardi B were involved in an altercation Friday night that got physical at a New York Fashion Week party and left Cardi B with a mark on her head. A person who witnessed...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Mac Miller, who collaborated with rap royalty, dies at 26

LOS ANGELES – Mac Miller, the platinum hip-hop star whose rhymes vacillated from party raps to lyrics about depression and drug use, and earned kudos from the likes of Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper,...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Friends of the Arts to meet Thursday

Durango Friends of the Arts will hold a general membership meeting Thursday in the Pullman Room at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. The meeting, one of the most important of the year, will discuss...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

DC Universe streaming service a nostalgic trip

DC’s new streaming service doesn’t have any new shows yet – but that shouldn’t stop you from having a good time with it. During a beta version tryout, DC Universe revealed itself to be a fun,...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

DHS theater director helps students find their vein of gold

It’s difficult to tell whether the small Tupperware bowl full of spaghetti on the edge of the Durango High School stage is a prop or someone’s lunch. Ben Mattson, director of DHS Troupe 1096,...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

FLC launches recital program with chamber music

At 3 p.m. Sunday in Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College, a program of chamber music will be performed by three faculty members plus one. Titled “Piano Quartets of the Masters: Mozart, Mahler...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

REZ-olution X is going to rock Ignacio

The Sky Ute Fairgrounds is going to rock Saturday. For the 10th year, REZ-olution X, the Southern Ute Tribal Fair Youth Concert, will feature an afternoon of rock and metal bands, most from the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Dharma Center to host first art exhibition

The Durango Dharma Center is hosting its first art exhibit, “Intention-Stillness-Activity,” starting Sept. 14 in its downstairs gallery space. Five local artists – Carol Meckling, Barbara Klema,...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Merely Players to hold youth theater class auditions

Merely Players will hold auditions for its youth theater class, which will culminate in a production of “Our Town,” from 4-5 p.m. Sept. 17 and 18 at Animas High School, 271 twin Buttes Ave. ...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts