Local writers take their stories to the stage

Michael Garabedian has been in Durango for less than half a year, but he’s already making a mark on the literary community.Within days of his arrival in town last fall, Garabedian – a published...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

This show is a laughing matter

If you are in town Saturday night and miss Kathleen Madigan at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, you will have missed one of the funniest people who will ever visit our town.Madigan...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts Briefs

Library to hold short story, poetry writing contest for teens In honor of National Poetry Month, the Durango Public Library will hold its inaugural Teen Writing Contest. There will be two...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Anniversary party

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

DIFF recognizes best of the best

The 2011 Durango Independent Film Festival came to a festive close Sunday night with the annual awards ceremony at the Henry Strater Theatre.Master of Ceremonies John Rubano was back for a second...

DATE: March 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Independents’ Day

For Doug Sitter, it was the second time that was the charm, and if things go well, there should be no need for a third.“I wanted to create a small venue that’s affordable to rent and to bring back...

DATE: March 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Spankers nearing the end of a long road

It’s been 17 great years for the Asylum Street Spankers, but like they say, all good things must come to an end.“It’s really difficult to keep a band this size going without losing your (arse),”...

DATE: March 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Briefs

Artists sought for flower show The Durango Arts Center is accepting submissions for “Durango Blooms: Flowers in Art,” which will be held May 4-27 in the Barbara Conrad Gallery. Artists working in...

DATE: March 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Some see poetry in Charlie Sheen’s ‘Adonis DNA’

NEW YORK – With “tiger blood,” “Adonis DNA” and his “fire-breathing fists,” Charlie Sheen has practically invented a new language with his rants and ramblings.And while it may not rate an entry in...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local support boosts film festival Donors, sponsors help annual budget

The Durango Independent Film Festival is well under way and heading into its meatiest part, with more than 40 programs to choose from this weekend. But for much of the audience, what’s not as...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Members Only

It’s not often that the Durango Arts Center gets picky about who can and can’t put their artwork on display. Sure, jurors often decide what gets in, but they’re not supposed to consider who’s...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Briefs

Goodman to speak at Smiley Building Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of “Democracy Now!,” will speak from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Smiley Auditorium, with live broadcasts on DCAT...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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