All's faire

There's simply nothing like the Mancos Renaissance Faire.While the concept is not unique - cities and towns nationwide have held similar festivals for years - this one takes place in Mancos. Like...

DATE: June 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art briefs

DAC representatives, artists to meet at library A group of local artists will meet with representatives of the Durango Arts Center from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today at the Durango Public Library's meeting...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Award-winning works of art

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Community & Government Access Television for June 24-30

DCATChannel 22 School District 9-R Board Meeting. Sunday and Monday at noon, Friday at 7p.m. and Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.Concerned Citizens of Southwest Colorado present "Extraordinary Economic...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Blues, Americana acts in town this week

Durango's place on the map makes for a mixed bag of pros and cons on the national music scene; many national touring acts are reluctant to take a detour to the Southwest and those that do usually...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Program looks to blend music with artwork

The demise of this year's summer art festival on Second Avenue had Denise Leslie, Communication Manager for Music in the Mountains, thinking about how to bring art to their Durango Mountain Resort...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Winking at the American musical

Jeepers. The gods of musical comedy have smiled on the Henry Strater Theatre."Dames at Sea," a spoof of American feel-good musicals, opened last weekend for a summerlong run. Sparkling and silly,...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Filmmaker aims to raise awareness with 'The Tijuana Project'

The giant waste depositories outside of Tijuana, Baja California, may be a bit south of Southern California's movie-production studios, nevertheless, they are the backdrop for acclaimed local...

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Street festival offers a day of music, more

The "Who's Your Daddy?" festival is an event that celebrates Father's Day, in addition to raising funds for the forthcoming Durango Discovery Museum. It's also turning into a great street party...

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artist English refuses passivity in face of Madison Ave. pressure

He's one of the most sought-after artists working today, but when Ron English got his start in the 1980s, few outside of the NYPD knew the man's name. But thousands, maybe millions, saw his work...

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art briefs

Library to present Spanish story time The Durango Public Library will hold Spanish story time at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Storytime Room of the library.Teresa Castanon Fry and Micah Fry will read...

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

City Hall serenade

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment