Arts Calendar

TodayMeet the Artists Reception, display artists of spring and summer exhibits, 5:30 p.m., Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Ave., 563-9287.Adam Swanson, ragtime piano, 5:30 p.m., Diamond...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art to go

There’s nothing new about bringing a few favorites from home when traveling to make life on the road a bit more comfortable. Usually it’s the familiarity of a pillow or a towel that adds a homey...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘The Help’ hits the big screen

LOS ANGELES – The story of how the bestselling novel “The Help” made it to the big screen this summer actually began back in 1974.That’s when author Kathryn Stockett met writer-director Tate...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Heritage Celebration announces lineup

The Durango Heritage Celebration will turn 4 this fall, and the lineup is the biggest yet, with a mix of free and ticketed events commemorating Durango’s Victorian and Old West past. The event will...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Festival closes with true fanfare

Take one Rachmaninoff concerto.Add two contrasting fanfares. Toss in a Liszt rhapsody made popular by two Bugs Bunny cartoons. Stir in a little show biz and you have a recipe for a razzle-dazzle...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Stage set for grad’s next act

It’s a good thing Dallas Padoven is used to being in the spotlight, because chances are it will be shining brightly in the next few years.The Durango High School graduate has a been a fixture in...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts Briefs

Stillwater to offer music workshop The Stillwater Foundation will offer an Adult Jazz and Funk workshop at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 and 18. The fee is $50. This workshop will focus on developing solos,...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Lawmakers: Piers Morgan should discuss hacking

LONDON — CNN’s celebrity interviewer Piers Morgan faced calls Thursday to return to Britain to explain what he knows about the country’s phone hacking scandal, although the 46-year-old star didn’t...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Lost Hitchcock film discovered in New Zealand

LOS ANGELES – Alfred Hitchcock is still surprising his fans.Film preservationists said Wednesday they’ve found the first half of the earliest known surviving feature film on which Hitchcock has a...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

The bigger picture

SANTA FE “Mao,” Andy Warhol’s stark silkscreen from 1973, is just one of many surprises in the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum this summer. The forceful portrait of China’s leader stairs at you from its...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A&E Calendar for Aug. 10-11

Wednesday, Aug. 10 John Graves & Friends, 5 p.m., Nello’s Bistro and Espresso Bar, 135 Country Center Drive, Pagosa Springs, 731-9899.Adam Swanson, ragtime piano, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon,...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Former Durango arts activist heads Oregon gallery

MEDFORD, ORE. – “Because of my experience in Durango, I’m able to thrive in Oregon,” Jules Masterjohn said, sitting in her office as executive director of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center in Medford,...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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