No longer just ear buds, headphones are in vogue

NEW YORK – When iPods hit the scene 10 years ago, the small, white ear buds that came with the devices became the symbol for listening to music on the go. Today, that’s changing. More and more...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs for Dec. 23

Arts Center to offer textile workshop Durango artist Ilze Aviks will teach a two-day monoprinted fabric and hand-stitching workshop Jan. 28 and 29 at the Durango Arts Center. Students will discover...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The year in music

Sure, everyone has their list of top albums. But how do you rank the things that really resonated in pop music this year – like Nicki Minaj’s ubiquity, the best song you were embarrassed to sing...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A&E Happenings for Dec. 29

Thursday, Dec. 29 Chili Night with Cascade Kinzie, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792.Katrina & Cook, 5 p.m., Desperados Bar & Grill, 351 South Camino del Rio, 385-5533.Pete Neds,...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Many kinds of best-sellers in 2011

NEW YORK – There were many kinds of best-sellers in 2011 and they sold in different ways.Some were meant for success, such as Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs or Tina Fey’s Bossypants or Stephen King’s...

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

Textile exhibit is coming to Durango

The Durango Arts Center will present “Textiles Today: Redefining the Medium,” a review of contemporary textiles from internationally recognized artists including Bhakti Ziek, Mark Newport, Tom...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Pagosa Springs exhibit shows off its art

There’s no place like home for the holidays. But when home is Pagosa Springs, where people are more interested in the latest ski report, and you’re an art writer, well, home is more a place you...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Briefs

Durango Arts Center to close for holidays The Durango Arts Center will be closed between Dec. 26 and Jan. 1. It will reopen Monday, Jan. 2., and two new exhibits will open the first week of...

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

U.S. Best-selling books for Dec. 20

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: Dec. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

AP votes Lady Gaga Entertainer of the Year

NEW YORK You might say that Lady Gaga’s year really began in an egg. That’s how she arrived at the Grammys in February, encased in a large, translucent pod carried by scantily clad dancers. When...

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

A&E Happenings for Dec. 16-23

Thursday, Dec. 22 Chili Night with The Porchlights, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792.Pete Neds, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.Robby Overfield, 7 p.m.,...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Citified ready to open in style, for style

Citified Urban Wear is more than just another boutique business.More accurately, William O’Neal is more than just another boutique owner. The clothing store, which he and his partner, Maris Moore,...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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