A&E Happenings for Nov. 17

Thursday, Nov. 17 Chili Night with Old North State, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792.Jose Villareal, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.“We Still Live Here -...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs for Nov. 11

Follies to hold cast audition in December The Snowdown Follies will hold cast auditions at 6 p.m. Dec. 7 in the Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave. In average years there are 25 to 35 acts and...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Expect a sellout for The Gourds at the Hank

The Gourds are a musical gumbo; a mix of outlaw country, folk, rock and punk, resulting in a sound that’s uniquely Gourds. The Austin, Texas, band remains a loose conglomeration of...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Small’ by any other name isn’t small

Choose your words carefully, because when it comes to art, little things mean a lot.Like the difference between “miniature” and “small.” For the second year, Sorrel Sky Gallery on Main Avenue is...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

It’s Coffee time at the Tea Room

Who could count all the tea in China, much less the world? With so many varieties of tea influenced by factors from annual rainfall to how the leaves were picked, you’d think finding a teacup would...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Dancing Earth raises bar – and jumps it

Few venues in the Four Corners attract such a vibrant mix of treats for the eyes and ears as the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. Tonight’s guests, Dancing Earth, are a sight to...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Concert is a sentimental journey for violinist

If only briefly, violinist Katarzyna Maria Sokol-Borup has returned to Durango. Known as Kasia to friends and music lovers, the much beloved former Fort Lewis College faculty member will perform in...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Old is new again in NYC

NEW YORK New York City’s oldest museum has shed its vault-like exterior for a luminous façade that invites the public to peer in, explore its vast treasures and experience them like never before...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

’Family Circus’ creator Bil Keane dies at 89

Associated PressPHOENIX (AP) For more than a half century, Bil Keane's clever "Family Circus" comics entertained readers with a mix of humor and traditional family values, intentionally simplistic...

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

Baby steps lead to guitar mastery

A 3-year-old could say that you don’t play a guitar with your feet and that the strings stretch across the frets and not the floor. And yet early Saturday morning, a group of preschoolers, some...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

It’s a man’s world

This collection of short stories is Bruce Machart’s second book, following the success of his novel The Wake Of Forgiveness. Men In The Making is a gem comprised of short stories that are...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

A stern look

It’s easy enough to see the classic photography of Phil Stern. In addition to his new namesake Los Angeles gallery, his images of some of the biggest stars have graced the walls of the nation’s...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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