There's no keeping a good murdering freak down

"Friday the 13th" is about the best "Friday the 13th" movie you could hope for. Its technical credits are excellent. It has a lot of scary and gruesome killings. Not a whole lot of acting is...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Sirius pulled from brink

NEW YORK - Facing a likely bankruptcy, Sirius XM Radio Inc. found a savior in Liberty Media Corp., which will lend $530 million to the satellite radio provider and block a bid for control that had...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

the Carnegie and the choral

A seasonal highlight in choral music is speeding toward Durango with a concert by 175 singers, tonight and another by 116 performers next weekend.Both will be conducted, wholly or in part by...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Hall-of-famer Stills to play at Fort Lewis

Who was the only artist ever to be inducted twice in the same night into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? You can no doubt guess from the picture on the page that it's singer-songwriter/guitarist...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Conductor to play solo in concerto written about him

Guillermo Figueroa, music director of Music in the Mountains, will play a violin solo in Harold Farberman's "Double Concerto for Violin and Percussion" with the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra.The...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artists, gallery to auction pieces for cancer fund

Thirty five artists who show their work at Sorrel Sky Gallery will contribute their paintings, sculpture and jewelry to benefit the Mercy Breast Care Center at Mercy Regional Medical Center.The...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Abstract beauty

It's tough to recommend paying $85 for a book anytime, but there's no escaping the conclusion that paying such a sum for Mary Voelz Chandler and Michael Paglia's Colorado Abstract Paintings and...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

City awards grant for art at police substation

Durango sculptor Preston Parrott's 12-foot-high steel abstract has been chosen for a $15,000 grant from the city of Durango. It will be erected this summer at the police substation in Three...

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

Hooked

Birgitta Bjerke considered herself a full-time artist from the age of 11. She posted that memory in her color-saturated show of the clothes she's crocheted since the 1960s."100% Birgitta: The Fine...

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

Toh-Atin provides art for music fest

Toh-Atin Gallery has donated a painting by Stanton Englehart, Durango and Fort Lewis College's reigning landscape artist, to Music in the Mountains to use as its signature art for the season.The...

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

Three Springs sculpture finalists picked

Three finalists have been chosen in the competition to build the sculpture at the police substation in Three Springs. The final selection will be announced next week. The winning artist then will...

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

Silverton women teachers honored in history book

Women and education have, over the past generation, become far more fascinating subjects for western historians. Jurgen Herbst, professor emeritus from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has...

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