Eagles, Tom Petty to perform at 2012 Jazz Fest

NEW ORLEANS — The Eagles, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Foo Fighters and John Mayer are among the headliners to perform at next year’s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.It will be the first...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Good reads for good girls, boys

The holidays will be fast upon us, and good girls and boys will be looking for a little something under the tree or in their stockings. Books are the gifts that keep on giving all year long. Some...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Cricket’ is Dickens’ other holiday classic

We all know Ebenezer Scrooge. But who today is familiar with the nasty merchant Tackleton? Cut from the same curmudgeonly cloth, Scrooge and Tackleton came from the pen of Charles Dickens. In the...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

U.S. Best-selling books for Dec. 13

The Wall Street Journal gathers point-of-sale book data from more than 11,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 75 percent of the nation’s book sales. Data providers include all major...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Broadway’s best to be in Denver

Tickets are on sale for all shows in the Denver Center Attractions 2012 season, which will feature an A-list of recent Broadway hits on tour.Highlights for the coming year include 2010 Best Musical...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts Briefs

Local artist to teach fabrics classes Durango artist Ilze Aviks will teach a two-day workshop on the artful combination of painted fabric and the hand-stitched mark Jan. 28-29 at the Durango Arts...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Happy Amazing Holidays

DATE: Dec. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Billy Joel’s portrait hangs in New York

NEW YORK – The Piano Man is now officially a Steinway man.A Billy Joel portrait has been unveiled in New York City at Steinway Hall, home to the famed piano maker Steinway & Sons.Joel is one of...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Jewelry for sale from late actress

NEW YORK (AP) – The glittering gems, fabulous clothes, accessories and memorabilia amassed by Elizabeth Taylor are for sale – but any would-be buyers better have some deep pockets.Taylor’s...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Cycling a different path

WhenRyan Siggins decided to open a gallery dedicated exclusively to the art of the bicycle, he knew he was entering a niche market. Fortunately, he opened it Durango, where niches become gaping...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Briefs for Dec. 9

ASA photo contest is under way The Adaptive Sports Association will again display images of participants in action at a March reception at the Open Shutter Gallery to coincide with the Dave Spencer...

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

Santa’s rep takes a hit in irreverent monologues

Turns out Santa’s reindeer are toting a lot more baggage than a sleigh full of toys.It’s been a few years since director Theresa Carson put Jeff Goode’s “The Eight: Reindeer Monologues” on a local...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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