Studio secrets

An artist's studio often is his or her place of final refuge, a secret lair where the creative process is allowed to flow unabated until the final product is revealed after days, months or even...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Woodwinds featured in FLC recital series

Dr. Douglas Owens will be the featured artist Sunday in the latest installment of Fort Lewis College's Alexander Murray Faculty Recital Series. Owens will be joined by several guest performers at 7...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

6th Oktoberfest

Herald Staff ReportThe scene has shifted, but the San Juan Citizens' Alliance sixth annual Oktoberfest should be no less festive than previous incarnations, which evoke memories of its namesake...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artist unveils Cortez exhibit

Before she established herself as one of the Four Corners' most celebrated artists, Sonja Horoshko spent her early years far from the desert and forest landscapes that would become an inextricable...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Mancos welcomes fall in grand style with balloon festival

Evidence continues to mount that Mancos indeed is on the move.The town that is no longer of the sleepy Western variety will host its fifth annual Mancos Valley Mesa Verde Country Balloon Festival...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Bringing laughs

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Audiences will decide winner of Manhattan Short film festival

It's no stretch to say the Manhattan Short is a film festival of the people, by the people and for the people."We're not a festival that attracts professionals," said the festival's founder,...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Wyoming author releases next book in series

The Dark Horse, by Wyoming writer Craig Johnson, is the fifth novel in his Walt Longmire series. The wonderful thing about finding and falling in love with a series like this is that when the next...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

'Neglect' to have three more shows at Powerhouse Discovery Museum

When Rose Hayes reluctantly unchains her apartment door, Joseph, a new neighbor, enters. He's brought Rose's mail, which has been accumulating during Chicago's worst heat wave. It's 1995, and this...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Denver artist to show works at Fort Lewis College gallery

The Fort Lewis College Art Gallery will feature an exhibition of the drawings of Denver artist and humorist Bill Amundson beginning today.Amundson is a cultural critic whose drawings provide a...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Downtown galleries open their doors for 25th Fall Gallery Walk

This must be what they mean by "multi-modal." September has seen Main Avenue inundated with motorcycles, classic automobiles and a thousand or so cyclists, but now it's the sidewalks, not the...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango author, photographer win 2009 regional book awards

Two Durango residents, children's author Will Hobbs and photographer Claude Steelman, will be honored by the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association, or MPIBA, as recipients of...

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