Snowdown art exhibition reflects open-space values

The La Plata Open Space Conservancy may have lost its Citizen of the Year boss, but that won’t affect the organization’s signature annual event.The 18th Snowdown Wine Tasting and Fine Art...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Hugo’ battles ‘The Artist’ for Oscar supremacy

Two movies about the love of movies lead the field in the 2012 Academy Award derby. Both look back at formative years for the art form. Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo,” about a young boy who makes a...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Now Showing for Jan. 27-Feb. 2

The Back Space Theatre(1120 Main Ave., 259-7940)Jane’s Journey. The scientist best known for her work with primates has spent the last 25 years as a U.N. Messenger of Peace. This is about that. Not...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Box Office: ‘Underworld’ to bite again

LOS ANGELES – Sony’s “Underworld: Awakening” should be wide awake atop the domestic box office again this weekend, with a gross of around $12 million after last weekend’s $25 million debut and...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Book-lovers are needed to spread the word

Some people won’t read a book if you put it under their nose and open it up. Then again, they might.It’s that glimmer of hope that inspired the creation of World Book Night, a global event that...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Music in the Mountains names leader

Music in the Mountains on Thursday named Annie Simonson the festival director. Simonson will head this summer’s festival and succeeds Susan Lander, who resigned in December as executive director....

DATE: Jan. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

School to hold Winter Carnival Mountain Middle School will hold its Winter Carnival from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the school, 108 W. 31st St. A live student band will play from 6 to 7 p.m., and other...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Sundance fest embraces hip-hop on stage and screen

PARK CITY, Utah – Hip-hop is making itself heard – and seen – at the Sundance Film Festival.Along with a slew of performances by rappers and DJs around town, this year’s festival includes...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Confined’ captures solitary talent

DATE: Jan. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A&E Happenings for Feb. 2

Thursday, Feb. 2 Sweethearts of the Arts Valentine Fair, opening reception 5-7 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.Sonya Johnson photography, opening...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Scorsese’s ‘Hugo’ leads Oscars with 11 nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Martin Scorsese’s Paris adventure “Hugo” leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, among them best picture and the latest director honor for the Oscar-winning...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

The songs remain the same

DATE: Jan. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

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