A winning read

DATE: March 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Leavitt Martinez staying busy, just not here

Just because you may not have seen much of Heather Leavitt Martinez lately doesn’t mean she hasn’t been busy.The former publisher of Arts Perspective magazine is maintaining a low profile locally,...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Novel appeals to young river rats

Award-winning local author Will Hobbs has crafted yet another adventure story for middle readers. Drawing on his years of experience as a reading teacher, Hobbs has tapped into all the interests...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

A bright future

For quite some years now, the mad scientists at the Durango Discovery Museum have been trying to convince me that it is more than just a place filled with screaming children dumped by parents in...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Miniatures club to hold meeting The Four Corners Miniatures Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Mancos Public Library. This month’s workshop will be Easter hats in 1-inch scale. A variety of...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Film legend Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79 in LA

LOS ANGELES — Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the old-fashioned movie...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

What’s your bag?

Don’t take this as a call to action, but you can tell a lot about a woman by looking in her purse.“What a woman carries says as much about where she is in life as about who she is as a woman,” said...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Belin, Gould add poetic flair to Hozhoni Days

With so much happening on the Fort Lewis College campus during Hozhoni Days this week, an off-campus night of poetry might be easy to miss. That would be a mistake.Celebrated authors and poets...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Young people with old souls prefer vinyl to CDs

NEW YORK – In most ways, Sarah McCarthy is your average high schooler. She has a job and college plans, but she also has a peculiar passion for a 16-year-old: She’s a vinyl junkie.That’s right,...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘... And all shall be well’

Shakespeare’s greatest comedy with a modern twist, the world’s best Queen cover band and Newfoundland folk-rock. It’s another of those “what will they think of next?” kind of weeks at the Community...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Legendary bluesman Pinetop Perkins dead at 97

AUSTIN, Texas — Pinetop Perkins, one of the last old-school bluesmen who played with Muddy Waters and became the oldest Grammy winner this year, died Monday at his home of cardiac arrest. He was...

DATE: March 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Cortez gallery to host fundraiser for Habitat The Desert Pearl Gallery will host a “Raise the House” fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Montezuma County from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today. The...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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