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2009 Snowdown Follies tickets to go on sale Saturday

Herald Staff ReportThe annual scramble to lay hands on scarce tickets for the Snowdown Follies "Snowdown in Da Nile!" starts Saturday.About 580 tickets will be sold Saturday at the Elks Lodge in a...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Something in the air

If plein-air is the sort of thing you like, the Four Corners Commission Show is the sort of thing you'll like.The juror of the annual show at the Durango Arts Center, Veryl Goodnight, is a...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Charlie Daniels to rock in town

The star of the first of Durango's three giant concerts, either outdoors or in Fort Lewis College's Whalen Gymnasium, this year will be the veteran musician Charlie Daniels, who won a Grammy for...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

'King of Newgrass' Sam Bush to hold court at concert hall

It's been almost six years since the King of Newgrass has played Durango, but bluegrass fans will have to wait little more than a week to see Sam Bush take the stage at the Community Concert...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Regrets, commands, Rule of Love

When considering this film, you won't have to sigh to yourself, "Oh, another of those Kabbalistic, lesbian, coming-of-age romps."Avi Nesher, the film's director and writer, with Hadar Galron, takes...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Living in a virtual world

Because of a Mancos Library tech, more than 9 million avatars from around the world can now visit the Sustainable Living Library when they're online in Second Life.Victoria Petersen, the Mancos...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Pianist will open recital program

The American Record Guide calls Ian Hobson, who will play in Durango on Jan. 18, "one of the finest pianists of his generation."Hobson will perform at the Community Concert Hall as part of the...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Book shares stories of danger in western U.S.

It's hard to decide what this book is and why it's enjoyable. Chris Becker has done a wide-ranging research job in Death in the West: Fatal Stories From America's Last Frontier.He's searching for...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Album sales plunge, digital downloads are up

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Music sales have continued to slump in 2008 as the increased number of downloads of digital tracks failed to make up for a plunge in the sale of compact discs.Year-end sales...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Book tries to teach grandmothering

Susan Montjar, the author of Get Ready to Be a Grandmother in Less than Nine Months! has four grandchildren in Durango schools, so she clearly has experience in her subject. She also has been a...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Keeping with tradition

DATE: Jan. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Zune media players die with new year

SAN FRANCISCO - Happy New Year from Microsoft Corp.: Your Zune media player is now dead.Thousands of Microsoft's Zune media players, the software company's answer to Apple Inc.'s iPod, unexpectedly...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment