Arts Briefs

Spoken Word Series continues The next installment in the Durango Public Library’s Spoken Word Series will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday with a Reader’s Theater presentation of “Living the Legacy:...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artists give of their talent, sometimes ’til it hurts

Durango is a generous community. When charity is requested, contributions come from residents and businesses in the form of goods and services, cash, labor and volunteerism. And with hundreds of...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A musical quandary: What to do?

Someone must have planned it. How else to explain the multitude of musical choices this weekend? Call it a February festival or a Post-Snowdown Frolic.Tonight, there will be three stellar concerts...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Show Time

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Miller concert reveals many facets of the man

For some musicians, there’s no better achievement than winning a Grammy.It’s one of those award ceremonies that will leave legions of music fans satisfied and others completely befuddled. At the...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Oscars hash it out between tradition, freshness

LOS ANGELES — Old against young, establishment against upstart, familiar faces against fresh ones. Hollywood has laid out a battle of the ages at Sunday’s Academy Awards.Among the 10 best-picture...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

360-degree cameras to deepen online Oscar ogling

LOS ANGELES — Celebrity watchers won’t need to dress up to feel like they’re at the Oscars this year.For $5, they’ll be able to gaze around at whomever they wish, focus in on a dress or a bowtie...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

John Legend channels Motown at White House

WASHINGTON — Singers John Legend and Nick Jonas channeled their inner Motown before cheering teenagers at the White House on Thursday as Barack and Michelle Obama celebrated the sounds that were a...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

How much is that doggie on the auction block?

NEW YORK – A menagerie of animals has wandered in and out of Jamie Wyeth’s art studio on his Delaware farm over the years, including his late yellow Labrador, Kleberg. But when the pooch got too...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Maria’s to host community conversation Maria’s Bookshop will host a community conversation about the issues presented in the recently published book The Heart of the Monster: Why the Pacific...

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

The realities of grief

For all their differences, Izzy and Becca are true sisters, loyal, funny and combative. Izzy, the younger, lives outside the rules but in the moment. She has plenty of latitude because Becca...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Dailey & Vincent coming to town

Two men does not a group make, which is why it’s hard to call Dailey & Vincent a “supergroup.” So call them a super duo.Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent’s latest project is one of the hottest things...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

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