Comic-Con kicks off with fans, flicks, costumes

SAN DIEGO – Calling all superheroes, zombies, space aliens, comic-book lovers and kids of all ages: Comic-Con is here.The pop-culture convention, which annually draws thousands of costumed fans to...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

East meets West at Durango Arts Center

This summer the Durango Arts Center Library may be the coolest, most calming space in town. Contemporary prints by Japanese-American artist Kumi Korf are on display. With airy abstract references...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

R.I. art dealer gets 16 years in invention scam

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A former Rhode Island art dealer convicted of defrauding a wide range of investors – from a wealthy Japanese sword collector to a school janitor – was sentenced to 16 years in...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A&E Calendar for July 26-28

Tuesday, July 25Family Festivo, Music in the Mountains, 11 a.m., free, Rotary Park.Johnny Maddox, ragtime piano, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.Terry Rickard, 6 p.m.,...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A&E Calendar

TodayOpen Acoustic Jam, 5 p.m., Mill Street Brews, 25 W. Mill St., Bayfield, 884-7070.Johnny Maddox, ragtime piano, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.Terry Rickard, 6 p.m.,...

DATE: July 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Master classes a bargain at any price

“Imagine a man with a big round belly sitting in a German beer hall listening to this.” Violinist Philippe Quint offered this unusual suggestion after he interrupted Chloe Trevor playing the first...

DATE: July 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

No honeymoon for musical duo

Like a dirty joke or a classic National Lampoon magazine, a little bawdy humor is always welcome, especially in music.It’s far more appealing than any songs by ballooned pop stars trying to exploit...

DATE: July 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Local man vies for reality prize

Reality TV should come easily to Kalvin Evans, because if there's one thing Evans knows, it's reality.The Ignacio father of six also spent nine years in the U.S. Air Force as a Russian and Chinese...

DATE: July 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Change is good

For those familiar with Tess Corrinne Jordan’s paintings, Thursday’s “Publicity & Privacy” show at & will mark a complete change in the Durango artist’s work.Jordan is best-known for her simplistic...

DATE: July 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Movie companies snuff on-screen smoking

ATLANTA – A new study shows three film companies have drastically reduced smoking from their movies aimed at children and teens.The three companies in recent years have adopted policies to cut...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A different sound: Words and music

Young musicians are a vital part of Music in the Mountains’ present and future, so a guest performance by one of America’s most renowned boys choirs is a perfect fit.But where Conservatory Music in...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs for July 15

Silverton to host Barbershoppers Festival Durango barbershop singers will join others from Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah in Silverton on Saturday to present a free concert of barbershop a cappella...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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