Pops Night to feature Big Band sound

Music in the Mountains' annual Pops Night will take on a different sound this year - the Big Band sound of the 1930s and '40s. Cleveland Pops Orchestra founder and conductor Carl Topilow, who...

DATE: July 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

One-woman play an array of the divine

Sarah Syverson's isn't quite a religious person, but her one-woman play, "The Secret Lives of the Divine," proves she knows all about being a religious person.In the play, Syverson assumes 12...

DATE: July 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Festival offering 10 free concerts

Who's afraid of "Peter and the Wolf"? Not me. Prokofiev's storytelling introduction to the orchestra appears to be for children, but it's got universal appeal. Among the 10 free musical events...

DATE: July 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Irish pub celebrates first birthday

Four months to the day after the most renowned Irish holiday comes another celebratory event, but this one's for Durango only: the Irish Embassy turns 1 today, and everyone is invited to the...

DATE: July 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Community & Government Access TV for July 15-21

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 . Wednesday and Monday at 5:30 p.m. and...

DATE: July 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art briefs

Bayfield Library offers classes for adults, kids All of your nagging new-media questions will be answered in a class called "Social Media for Adults" from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Bayfield...

DATE: July 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The Lone Ranger, Tonto ride again

Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels may be long gone, but chances are the young passengers on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad won't miss the Hollywood icons of yore if and when the...

DATE: July 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Fiction, fact mix in canyon thriller

Colorado author Elisabeth Hyde scores a bull's-eye with her fifth novel, In the Heart of the Canyon. This story is part travelogue and part thriller. It also is an engrossing, evocative study of...

DATE: July 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

What's in a name?

"Transfigured Night" is the Clavier Trio's title for its July 28 concert in Roshong Recital Hall. The title comes directly from a haunting work by a 20th century master, Arnold Schönberg.Don't be...

DATE: July 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Transfigured night

What luck. This summer the Clavier Trio will fill three concert slots in the Music in the Mountains calendar.For starters, anyone who has crammed into Roshong Recital Hall on the Fort Lewis College...

DATE: July 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Bluegrass band's tour visits Summit

The Five Deadly Venoms is having quite a summer vacation.The Brooklyn-based bluegrass quintet (yes, Brooklyn, N.Y.) is spending the summer in the West, playing shows in California, Arizona, Utah...

DATE: July 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The bear's there

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