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

Approval for Bob Dylan China concerts pending

HONG KONG – China is reviewing an application from Bob Dylan to stage concerts in the country, a year after the American folk legend’s planned concerts in Beijing and Shanghai were canceled, an...

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

Rhythmic Circus: More than tap

If you still think Shirley Temple when you hear the term “tap dancing,” then it’s time to check out Rhythmic Circus.The innovative live performance group will bring its highly acclaimed dance...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘King’s Speech’ wins best picture

LOS ANGELES – “The King’s Speech” was crowned best picture Sunday at an Academy Awards ceremony as precise as a state coronation, the monarchy drama leading as expected with four Oscars and...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Jane Russell, ’40s-’50s film star, dies

LOS ANGELES – Jane Russell, the busty brunette who shot to fame as the sexy star of Howard Hughes’ 1941 Western “The Outlaw,” died Monday of respiratory failure, her family said. She was 89....

DATE: Feb. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Spoken Word Series continues The next installment in the Durango Public Library’s Spoken Word Series will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday with a Reader’s Theater presentation of “Living the Legacy:...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artists give of their talent, sometimes ’til it hurts

Durango is a generous community. When charity is requested, contributions come from residents and businesses in the form of goods and services, cash, labor and volunteerism. And with hundreds of...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A musical quandary: What to do?

Someone must have planned it. How else to explain the multitude of musical choices this weekend? Call it a February festival or a Post-Snowdown Frolic.Tonight, there will be three stellar concerts...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Miller concert reveals many facets of the man

For some musicians, there’s no better achievement than winning a Grammy.It’s one of those award ceremonies that will leave legions of music fans satisfied and others completely befuddled. At the...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

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