Color splash on Black Friday

We’re all about looking local first here in Durango – at least we’re supposed to be, if you believe the local paper. So this year, instead of another Black Friday spent waiting in line at Walmart...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

3rd eye: NYU artist gets camera implanted in head

NEW YORK – A New York University arts professor might not have eyes on the back of his head, but he’s coming pretty close.Wafaa Bilal, a visual artist widely recognized for his interactive and...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Day of Listening encourages family interviews

WASHINGTON – Yoko Ono and her son, Sean Lennon, are joining a national oral history project that urges people to take time the day after Thanksgiving for a National Day of Listening with their...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Keep it on! Keep it all on!

The burlesque shows in “Burlesque” feature no nudity, no striptease, no baggy-pants comedians and no performers with names like Porsche Galore.Other than that, the shows are identical to the...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

New Orleans’ musicians keeping busy post-Katrina

NEW ORLEANS – More than five years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans’ music scene remains vibrant and lively, despite the fact that some musicians forced from their homes haven’t returned and...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Hang on to that DVD player – for now

SAN FRANCISCO – Netflix is preparing for the day when getting DVDs by mail is as old-fashioned as going to the video store.It’s hoping to wean people from DVDs with a cheap plan that offers movies...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Discovery Channel hopes series on beer has the hops

NEW YORK – The star of Discovery Channel’s new series “Brew Masters” says people in his craft beer industry are “proudly promiscuous.”With their products, he means.“We encourage beer drinkers to...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Silver strings

The San Juan Symphony knows how to throw a party – a 25th anniversary party. Steep the whole thing in memory and add something new. That’s exactly what happened last weekend as our regional...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Where the West meets a new era

As Saving the West opens, central character John Marlow’s life is devolving into a bad country western song, especially the part where the wife up and leaves, taking their son with her. Marlow is a...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

What can artists’ gender reveal about art?

WASHINGTON – When artist Jasper Johns was mourning the end of his relationship with Robert Rauschenberg, he took one of his famous flag paintings, made it black and dangled a fork and spoon...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Briefs

Abbey Theatre to host fundraiser for DCAT The Abbey Theatre will host a fundraising concert for Durango Community Access Television at 7 p.m. today at 128 E. College Drive. Performers on the bill...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Three Days’ could have done more

Russell Crowe slumps comfortably into the role of a junior college teacher in “The Next Three Days,” and then morphs into an unlikely man of action determined to spring his wife from jail.The film...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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