New Mexico film industry facing a ‘pivotal moment’

ALBUQUERQUE – From a meager handful of productions eight years ago, New Mexico has built a reputation with the movie business because of an attractive incentive program and a governor who has...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Guerilla show is ‘A Novel Idea’

The next chapter in the story of Durango’s underground art movement will be written Saturday night at “A Novel Idea: A Guerilla Art Show with Words.”“I noticed that I express words quite often or...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Living Tarot

Leave it to Tami Graham to come up with yet another indescribable yet irresistible happening.“We intend this to be a useful event and not just entertaining, but I think it’ll be pretty...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

FLC’s ‘Almost, Maine’ a beautiful, quirky production

When Jimmy meets Sandrine accidentally in a bar, conversation sputters. When East stumbles onto Glory in his backyard, two separate lives become intertwined. When Marci and Phil go skating, a...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Mountainfilm brings its best to Durango

Telluride’s Mountainfilm festival is on the move again, and Durango gets to play host Friday night at the Smiley Building.Mountainfilm on Tour has become almost as anticipated as the annual...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Murphey back in Mancos Thursday

Mancosians will be singing “Wildfire” once again when Michael Martin Murphey, the “singing cowboy poet,” plays Thursday night at the historic Mancos Opera House.No stranger to Southwest Colorado,...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Requiem moves from darkness to light

Luminous. If you were restricted to a one-word description of Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, it would be that. Rarely has a work of music created such a sensation of light falling through clouds...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Briefs

Space available at museum bazaar The Animas Museum will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 4. Vendors will fill the museum with...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Hidden treasures

When the Rev. Shaw Moore (ably portrayed by Conor Sheehan) sings his two soliloquies, they become every father’s wish. When his wife, Vi (quietly and convincingly played by Molly McCue), sings a...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

So much horror

Say what you will about Durango – we’re too liberal, we’re too conservative, we have more pot stores than actual physicians – if there’s one thing that we all do and do well, it’s Halloween.With...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Snowdown seeking cast for Follies Performers interested in participating in the 2011 Snowdown Follies are invited to attend a brainstorming session at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Elks Lodge, located at...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Bluegrass legend Rowan to play Halloween benefit show

By Bryant LiggettSpecial to the HeraldWhen Peter Rowan joined Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys in 1965, little did he know he was embarking on a career that, to date, would last through five decades....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

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