Navajo artist to show paintings in Cortez

Ed Singer is an artist who believes in drawing what he sees, hears and observes.The painter will open an exhibit on Thanksgiving Day at The Desert Pearl in Cortez featuring a selection of his...

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

St. Mark's recital series begins new year

Mezzo-soprano Nan Wagner opened the St. Mark's 2009-10 Recital Series last Friday with instructions to musicians:“Strike the viol, touch the lute, wake the harp, inspire the flute." Singing from...

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

Polar Express runs on selected nights through December 28

I rode “The Polar Express" last week and I must say, I believe. Childhood Christmas memories are like no other memories, and we tend to get rather territorial about them. As one of my generation...

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

Artists to host tour of their home studio

It's sometimes hard to think of husband and wife Dave Sime and Connie Morse as anything but an inseparable pair: Theirlives and careers are forever intertwined - but even a passing glance at their...

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

Bookshop, Family Center partner for holiday event

Maria's Bookshop and the Family Center of Durango will team up again for the third annual "Families Helping Families"holiday book drive. The event, which will run from Monday through Dec. 15,...

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

Locals wanted for Broadway show

When Neil Berg's critically-acclaimed "100 Years of Broadway" show visits the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hallin January, expect to see a few local hams on stage alongside the cast of...

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

Family bluegrass band rolls into concert hall

It can only be called a scheduling quirk when a bluegrass band as hot as Cherryholmes hasn't played in a town with abluegrass scene as hot as Durango's, but that anomaly will be a thing of the past...

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

Organization's fundraiser is all about shoes

The Henry Strater Theatre has played host to nearly every conceivable description of performance art in its 50-yearhistory, but this weekend brings something that's new and different even by the...

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

'Tis the Season

The Durango Arts Center promises to be one of the busiest spots in town today with the joint opening of the annual"Holiday Art Ole!" and a new exhibit in the upstairs Art Library. We'll begin...

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

Gilkyson, Gerber to play for Great Old Broads

It's not like they needed a reason to bring Eliza Gilkyson and Nina Gerber to town - the ladies' music speaks foritself - but the presence of the two folk superstars likely will ensure the success...

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

Durango High School presents a Christmas classic

Yes, Virginia, there is "A Christmas Carol" - and it's heating up the north side of Durango like a winter bonfire. Friday's opening night of the musical version of the Charles Dickens ghost story...

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

'Tater Salad' Ron White coming to Sky Ute

Stand-up comedians with the professional chops of Ron White are a rare sight in the Four Corners, but the former starof Comedy Central's "Blue Collar Comedy Tour" is bucking that trend with two...

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