Pagosa prepares to celebrate WinterFest

Anyone already suffering Snowdown withdrawal might consider traveling to Pagosa Springs for a weeklong WinterFest from Feb. 12 to 15 to celebrate or evade Valentine's Day.Times of events are still...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Tutankhamun

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Boy king

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The folly of Follies

OK so they lip-synch at the Follies. Yo-Yo Ma cello-synched at the Presidential Inauguration. Think you're a more discriminating audience than the new president and  2 million other people?It's the...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

What's new at Snowdown?

Whether or not the snow blows for Snowdown, it's sad that the 2009 version "In Da' Nile" won't have the snow sculpture contest. Still, we can play around in 11 new events and two changes of...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Snowdown prelude

Snowdown's all about Da Nile this year, but Karyn Gabaldon and three other artists have jumped into the seasonal fray with a show of landscape paintings and pastels, most of which deal with rivers...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

DCAT to film Snowdown parade, show

For the first time, Durango Community Access Television will broadcast the Snowdown Light Parade live on Bresnan Cable Channel 22.The broadcast will begin about 5:45 p.m. Jan. 30, before the...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

'All that glisters'

Making art out of a bathroom scale: That's a project artists seldom undertake. But that is exactly what is desired for a show at the Durango Public Library.The local committee for National Eating...

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

Oregon artist makes book from Blotter items

We have long known that the daily blotter compiled by the Durango Police Department and excerpted in The Durango Herald is a work of art. It's the people's poetry.When we send the Blotter to our...

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

Spoken word series to start at new library

The Durango Public Library's is initiating a spoken-word series this month. The first production will be a free, readers' theater version of the late Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' one-act play "Under...

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

Canines are the stars in 'Hotel for Dogs'

"Hotel for Dogs" is a sweet, innocent family movie about stray dogs that seem as well-trained as Olympic champions. Friday, the Jack Russell terrier who's the leader of the pack, does more acting...

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

'Bride Wars': No depth, no personality, no quirks

By Roger EbertIs there anyone old enough to care about weddings and naive enough to believe "Bride Wars"? Here is a sitcom about consumerism, centering on two bubble-brained women and their vacuous...

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