Paperback designer: Fame by way of Fab Four

Use whatever math you like, but suffice to say no act has dominated popular music for the last half-century like the Beatles.The Fab Four have been in the national and world news again recently...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

Sundance Film Festival attracts big names this year

LOS ANGELES – They may be low-budget independent films, but the premieres at next month’s Sundance Film Festival are loaded with stars, including Al Pacino, Katie Holmes, Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Google opens e-book store

SAN FRANCISCO – Google Inc. is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to Amazon.com Inc. and its Kindle electronic reader.The long-awaited Internet book store, which...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Attention short-story writers, this one’s for you

If your New Year’s resolution is to start writing some of those great story ideas you have, then consider your resolution resolved.New to Durango for 2011 is a short-story writing workshop, open to...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Walker’ now Norris, Texas Ranger

GARLAND, Texas – Who’s the only man tough enough to take down “Walker, Texas Ranger”? Chuck Norris, Texas Ranger.The actor and martial-arts expert became a real-life honorary Texas Ranger on...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

DAC offering holiday art workshops for kids The Durango Arts Center will offer three workshops for kids ages 5 to 10 who want to get into the holiday spirit. The children will learn to give green...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

National Board of Review lauds ‘Social Network’

NEW YORK — The National Board of Review, widely considered a harbinger of the Academy Awards, has chosen “The Social Network” as the best film of the year.The NBR lavished a total of four awards on...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Staggering collection of Picasso artwork turns up in France

PARIS — Pablo Picasso almost never stopped creating, leaving thousands of drawings, paintings and sculptures that lure crowds to museums and mansions worldwide. Now, a retired electrician says that...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Super Amazing, Holidazzle style

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Historian to make Noel Night appearance

Main Avenue will be aglow tonight with Christmas lights and, in the hopes of many downtown merchants, the warming glow of cash-register display. It’s Noel Night, and while many shops and galleries...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

All in the family

Socially speaking, Molly Trueman, 15, wants to win the Miss Merry Christmas Pageant. Her mother, Betty, sees a different competitive opportunity – holiday home decorating. Younger brother Stan, 13,...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Franco, Hathaway to co-host Oscars

LOS ANGELES – James Franco and Anne Hathaway have just what Academy Awards producers want as hosts of Hollywood’s biggest night. They’ll put on a show, rather than just another awards ceremony,...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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