Authentic Victorian ball a highlight of October heritage celebration

Nightlife in Durango has come a long way in the last 100 years or so.During the city's mining heyday, there was far more to wooing a member of the opposite sex than donning T-shirt and jeans and...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Two women join board of directors of music festival

Music in the Mountains announced last week that Sherry Taber and Mary Barter recently joined the festival's board of directors.Their addition brings the number of board members to 20, with two more...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Lecture series kicking off 10th season

One of the best educational bargains in Colorado, or anywhere for that matter, continues this week when Fort Lewis College's Life-Long Learning Series begins its 10th season Thursday. First up on...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Festival celebrates fall with a purpose

Forty years after half a million gathered in upstate New York for three days of peace, love and music, a more modest but no less dedicated crowd will descend on Ignacio this weekend for the second...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

An American original

Tom Palmore, one of the most sought-after artists in America, will hold his first show in Durango at Sorrel Sky Gallery this weekend, and it's only fitting: If owner Shanan Campbell Wells hadn't...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

True headliners highlight weekend music

The two biggest names hitting Durango stages this weekend arrive in town at very different places in their musical and personal lives. On Saturday night, Austin rockers Los Lonely Boys will visit...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Indulgence for a good cause

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Photographic exhibit reveals rarely seen wilderness

By Politics often are an anathema in the art world, but photographer Nelson Guda is unapologetic about the motivating factor behind his current exhibit, "Roadless," which will make a one-day stop...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

First Fridays

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Children change festival affair

A shift in priorities is needed when attending a festival with kids. The 14th annual Four Corners Folk Festival on Reservoir Hill in Pagosa Springs featured an all-star lineup but required a lot of...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Public piece

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

DAC shows work from variety of artists

One of the Durango art community's most anticipated events still is more than two weeks away, but there's no calm before the storm for Crystal Hartman, who still was working hard Monday to ensure...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment