Symphony to close silver season

Arthur Post has a knack for picking just the right music to fit a mood, and this time even Mother Nature is on his side.On Saturday and Sunday, the musical director and conductor of the San Juan...

DATE: April 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Tour aims to bridge local arts education shortfall

Wanting to focus on her own artwork, Crystal Hartman looked for and found someone to take over management of Durango Open Studios, the tour of local art and artists she began in 2009. Arts...

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

Bear season

Beware Durango: cute, cuddly bears are on the loose. These furry, brown creatures are looking for some love, and with their big brown eyes, they are irresistible.Bear artist Kelly Previti is...

DATE: April 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A sweet incantation to the moon

Remember “Clair de Lune”? Debussy’s impressionistic evocation of moonlight? Every piano student I’ve ever known has had to memorize it. Some tire of it, and there have been musical jokes made about...

DATE: April 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Briefs

Post to preview Symphony finale Maestro Arthur Post will give a preview lecture about the San Juan Symphony’s “Passions & Fate” season-ending concert. The preview will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday...

DATE: April 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Summer movies: Wizards, pirates, superheroes

LOS ANGELES – Pirate Jack Sparrow embarks on a new quest. Wizard Harry Potter comes to the end of his saga. And swarms of new superheroes come out swinging.Add in a third round of giant robots from...

DATE: April 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

NBC’s ‘Today’ faces changes

NEW YORK – NBC’s “Today” show has been one of the most stable and successful programs in the history of television over the last 15 years. Now it faces the possibility of a major makeover.Co-host...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A stitch in time

The tendency when trying to describe Ilze Aviks’ artwork is to explain the materials and techniques she uses.Let’s see. ... There are pins, buttons, gingko leaves, cotton thread, even rose petals....

DATE: April 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Sorrel Sky looks local for Spring Show

For the ninth and final time, Sorrel Sky Gallery will welcome the changing of the seasons this weekend with its annual Spring Show. But far from a swan song, “6 Local Ladies” marks the end of one...

DATE: April 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A comic Don Juan comes to Durango in opera simulcast

Count Ory is Gioachino Rossini’s lightweight version of Don Juan. Like the legend of the great womanizer, Ory is young, handsome and entitled. In the Rossini opera that bears his name, “Le Comte...

DATE: April 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts Briefs

& seeks artists for August show Studio & is seeking artists for a six-person collaborative show to be held jointly with Serving Life Chiropractic in August. All media and installation projects will...

DATE: April 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Ready for a meltdown

TodayRailroad Museum5 p.m. C.C. Bluegrass Ensemble6 p.m. Giant’s Dance7 p.m. Duke City SwampcoolersDurango Arts Center6 p.m. Mashville Brigade7 p.m. Wild Mountin8 p.m. Loose Cannon9 p.m. Bluegrass...

DATE: April 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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