The bear's there

DATE: July 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art briefs

Registration opens for KDUR river relay Registration opens today for KDUR's second annual River Relay Race.The deadline to register is 5 p.m. July 17. Pre-registration cost $80 per team....

DATE: July 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Music festival aims for diverse concert season

The 23rd Annual Music in the Mountains festival kicks off tonight at the Moomaw Ranch in Pagosa Springs.While the weekend's benefit concerts by classical guitarist Sir Angel Romero - the second of...

DATE: July 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

FLC history professor to discuss new book

Fort Lewis College history professor Duane Smith will discuss his recent book, Mesa Verde National Park, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Maria's Bookshop.Smith teaches Southwest Studies at FLC and...

DATE: July 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Rylee Mac's adds live music, new patio to gourmet menu

Durango's music venues come in many shapes and sizes, change owners and get remodels at a sometimes furious rate. Commuters to and from Durango's eastern suburbs have a new choice for happy hour...

DATE: July 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Mysto to bring his brand of magic to arts center

Durango's resident slight-of-hand master, Mysto the Magi, is one of our most recognizable local entertainers, performing regularly at schools and most every public affair where kids can be found....

DATE: July 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Community & Government Access Television for July 8-14

DCATChannel 22 School District 9-R Board Meeting. Sunday and Monday at noon, Friday at 7p.m. and Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.Book Chat: Mud Bound by Hillary Jordan.Community Matters: Mountain Studies...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art briefs

Bayfield library to hold critics' panel for teens A panel of local critics, writers and filmmakers will present "Culture Criticism," a panel discussion for teens and tweens from 3 to 5 p.m....

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Texas songwriter to play Steamworks on Thursday

Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter Chris Brecht is an up-and-comer who stays true to his troubadour roots even as his career is beginning to bring material success.Brecht will team up with...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Music in the Mountains starts Friday

To paraphrase an ancient text: The table is set. The banquet is ready. Let no one go forth in July without music.Durango's premiere cultural event, Music in the Mountains, begins its 23rd season...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Festival takes new look, new direction

Now it seems obvious "¡Pasión!" would be the theme for the 23rd Music in the Mountains festival. Given Guillermo Figueroa's ethnic heritage, the spelling is strictly Spanish.And with a new theme as...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Silverton troupe shines in 'Earnest' attempt

Oscar Wilde himself couldn't have picked a better setting this side of the Atlantic than Silverton's Grand Imperial Hotel for a staging of his Victorian spoof "The Importance of Being Earnest." I...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment