Durango Independent Film Festival gains national reputation

The Durango Independent Film Festival, in just its fifth year, is gaining a reputation nationally and internationallyas a can't-miss stop on the festival circuit. And with good reason.“We really do...

DATE: March 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

At the Meltdown

DATE: March 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Publisher puts stop on book

NEW YORK - Publication has been halted for a disputed book about the atomic bombing of Japan in 1945, The AssociatedPress has learned.Charles Pellegrino's The Last Train from Hiroshima had received...

DATE: March 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Author shares spiritual revelation

Jon Turk is and always has been a free spirit, but that didn't necessarily mean he was a spiritual man. At least hewasn't before a life-altering visit to Siberia 10 years ago changed all that.For...

DATE: March 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Festival opens with free movie night

Film aficionados starved for offerings devoid of The Rock in a tutu will be in their element this week as the fifthannual Durango Independent Film Festival opens Wednesday night. More than 90...

DATE: March 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Allegri encore

Surround sound," Linda Mack-Berven said with fire in her eyes. “We'll be singing an absolutely beautiful piece of musicin a place with beautiful acoustics - in the round." And, she might add, the...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

March is Women's History Month

The Women's Resource Center, in conjunction with several local community groups and facilities, will hold numerousevents throughout March in celebration of Women's History Month. The schedule...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local charity is a favorite for blues-soul singer Hunt

The line may come from the Godfather of Soul, but based on sheer numbers it could also be said the blues is a man'sworld, too. Just don't tell that to Kelley Hunt.The Emporia, Kan., native was...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

'Queen of Mallets' to perform at FLC

In the marimba universe,  She-e Wu holds imperial rank. Born and educated in Taiwan, she began a successful earlycareer as a timpanist and percussionist. When she immigrated to the United States in...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Less is more for the Mancos duo Baby Toro

After minutes of perfunctory research, assumption and generalization, I'm convinced that Mancos' Baby Toro is theworld's first bona fide rock duo. What sets Lindsay Isbell and Hardison Collins...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Music, dance highlight pueblo extravaganza

Two popular Native American performing groups will make their Fort Lewis College debut Thursday when the CommunityConcert Hall hosts the Pueblo Cultural Extravaganza.The event is part of the 2010...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Dreamin' 'bout Burning Man

DATE: Feb. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment