Poetry in motion

It’s hip to be square. Or so the San Juan Square Dancers Club members believe so. They dance every Friday night at the Durango/La Plata Senior Center and are looking to grow their numbers.When a...

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

Durango artists join animals project

Durango artists Elizabeth Kinahan and Tirzah Camacho are among 10 regional artists who will lend their talents to the Humane Society of Pagosa Springs’ Artists for the Animals project. The project...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A Western twin bill with a twist

We’re awash in Westerns: “True Grit,” the new, old Western, and “Girl of the Golden West,” the new, old opera-Western. Both can be seen at the Durango Stadium 9 this weekend. Some genres never...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Hopper art collection up for auction in NYC

NEW YORK – Dennis Hopper shot two bullet holes through an Andy Warhol portrait of Mao Zedong but instead of earning the wrath of the artist, Warhol called the “Easy Rider” star a...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Home is where the art is

Quiet time is over at the Durango Arts Center.After sitting dormant and empty since Christmas, the Barbara Conrad Gallery is again awash with color and imagery for one of its signature annual...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Country Strong’ a throwback to ’50s

“Country Strong” is one of the best movies of 1957, and I mean that sincerely as a compliment. Lee Remick would have been terrific in this movie – as good as Gwyneth Paltrow is. We live now in more...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts Briefs

Applications being accepted for residence The San Juan National Forest is accepting applications for the Aspen Guard Station Artist-in-Residence Program through March 1. The residency program is...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Arts Center offers drawing class The Durango Arts Center will offer a beginning drawing class for adults and teens for six weeks from Jan. 11 through Feb. 15. Classes will be held from 10 a.m. to...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Hits, misses, sleepers of ’10

Dead men were big sellers in 2010, from Stieg Larsson and his Millennium trilogy to Mark Twain and the autobiography he wanted withheld until 100 years after his death.Among the living, George W....

DATE: Jan. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Musical trio to play St. Mark’s

Squeeze a tune titled “Jet Whistle” between two galloping Baroque sonatas, and you’ve got yourself a concoction to beat the winter doldrums.That’s the kind of thinking that prompted C. Scott Hagler...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Briefs

Arts Center offers painting for beginners The Durango Arts Center will offer a six-week Beginning Painting class for adults and teens from Jan. 10 through Feb. 14. The class will be taught by...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

East comes west for ‘A Week of Butoh’

The Daipan Butoh Collective of Seattle will present “A Week of Butoh,” a series of workshops and performances, beginning Tuesday.Butoh is a 50-year-old Japanese avant-garde dance form, created as a...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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