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

Dunst, Willis, Gere, Sarandon are Sundance-bound

LOS ANGELES – It’ll be a busy shopping season at next month’s Sundance Film Festival, whose star-studded premieres are up for grabs by potential theatrical distributors.Some premieres usually enter...

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

The Devil wears white in ‘Faust’

Women beware. On Saturday morning, the handsome bass-baritone René Pape will sing the role of Méphistophélès. He’s witty, cynical and oh so charming. Second warning: The beguiling tenor Jonas...

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

A&E Happenings for Dec. 14-15

Wednesday, Dec. 14 John Graves & Friends, 5 p.m., Nello’s Bistro and Espresso Bar, 135 Country Center Drive, Pagosa Springs, 731-9899.Greg Ryder, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.,...

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

U.S. Best-selling books for Dec. 6

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. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

These local kids are reading more than text messages

From Hula Hoops to bath salts, it’s never been easy to keep up with what the kids are doing.That’s why RABID (Reading Alternative Books in Durango), a group of Durango High School students who meet...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Actors, musicians get honors

WASHINGTON – Meryl Streep received her next film assignment over the weekend from a friend – to play the role of Hillary Rodham Clinton in a future film – as Streep and four others were saluted...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

It’s not easy being an angel

Imagine the pressure of playing party planner for the birth of Jesus Christ.That’s essentially what young, wannabe angel Neville is faced with in the Durango Lively Arts Company’s holiday...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts Briefs

‘Sweethearts of Arts’ to be honored The Durango Arts Center will hold its “Sweethearts of the Arts” event Feb. 11 to honor four women in the performing arts. Gemma Kavanagh, Linda Mack, Rochelle...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs for Dec. 2

Miniatures Club to hold regular meeting The Four Corners Miniatures Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Cortez Annex, 103 N. Chestnut St. The group will make poinsettia flowers for a holiday...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

FLC seniors offer a glimpse into the future of art

H.G. Wells may have envisioned time travel, but it is Fort Lewis College students who are turning fiction into fact with their annual senior art show. “Weapons of Mass Expression” will open Monday...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A&E Happenings for Dec. 8

Thursday, Dec. 8 Super Amazing Holiday Show (art of Cindy Coleman, Amy Vaclav-Felker and Elizabeth Kinahan), opening reception 5-7 p.m., Rochester Hotel, 721 East Second Ave., 385-1920.Chili Night...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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