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U.S. Best-selling Books for Nov. 22

The Wall Street Journal gathers point-of-sale book data from more than 11,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 75 percent of the nation’s book sales. Data providers include all major...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Stephen King relives the past

NEW YORK – Stories about time travel generally share one trait: They believe, by implication or open statement, that yesterday remains a malleable canvas, if only you could access it. “The past,”...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

San Juan Symphony delivers peaceful ending

The final phrase of Sunday’s San Juan Symphony concert came down to a quiet prayer for peace: “Dona nobis pacem.” Soprano Gemma Kavanagh sang her last supplication, then stood still while the...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

How it would be used

Current usageNone of the current earmarks for the lodgers tax would change if voters support a lodgers tax increase. For 2011, the current 2 percent tax is projected to raise about $721,000. That...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

City considers raising lodgers tax

A proposed tax increase has put dollar signs in the eyes of some local arts groups, but others who may be affected are seeing only red.City Manager Ron LeBlanc is proposing an increase on the...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Taylor Swift wins 3 trophies at American Music Awards

LOS ANGELES – Taylor Swift was crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards for a second time.“This is so crazy!” the country superstar said after beat such contenders as Adele, Lady...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher to call it quits after 6 years

LOS ANGELES — Demi Moore is ending her marriage to fellow actor Ashton Kutcher, she told The Associated Press on Thursday.Moore, 49, and Kutcher, 33, were wed in September 2005. The couple’s...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Preview: ‘Breaking Dawn’ breaking big

LOS ANGELES – It’s been a while since a film debuted with over $100 million, but the wait is over as Summit Entertainment’s “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1” will open very wide at 4,000...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs for Nov. 18

Learn stained glass at Durango Arts Center The Durango Arts Center will offer a stained glass workshop for adults from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 3. Artist Will Foster will teach this introductory workshop...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Documentary illuminates elusive Woody Allen

NEW YORK – You will see his typewriter, the Olympia portable Woody Allen has used for pounding out everything he’s written since his teens.You will see the contents of the “idea drawer” in his...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Filling in the blanks

Who doesn’t remember that tragic sense of loss when the playground bully outed Santa? Suddenly, the world was slightly less magical. Growing up seemed to be about demystifying our childish sense of...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Now Showing for Nov. 18

The Back Space Theatre(1120 Main Ave., 259-7940)THIRD. Merely Players stages Wendy Wasserstein’s final play (today and Saturday; read Judith Reynolds’ review in the Nov. 15 Durango Herald.)After...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

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