Performance art happens all over, but is it art?

There’s a small contingent of artists who get together on alternate Tuesdays in one of several venues in Durango. It’s mostly social: a few beers, something to eat, but also to be among others who...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Young at art

She paints scenes from everyday life. She stores up ideas for when she has more time. She just won two distinguished awards. She has art collectors waiting for her next pieces. This is not your...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Mangold Duo to kick off church’s recital series

Heading into its fourth season, the Recital Series at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship has emerged into one of the highlights on Durango’s musical calendar.The series will begin Friday with...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Nelsons remember with words, music Twins do a tribute to famous father, Ricky Nelson

By Ted HolteenArts & Entertainment EditorWith a pedigree dating back to the Hoover administration, the Nelsons can rightly be called one of America’s royal families of entertainment – and then...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

A dissonant lullaby

The poetic highlight of “Enrique’s Journey” arrives right after intermission. A spare flute solo creates a momentary dream space. Like a quiet memory of home, men and women symbolically work a...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Suds and sauerkraut returning to Main Ave. San Juan Citizens Alliance hosts annual Oktoberfest

By Ted HolteenArts & Entertainment EditorThe important thing about traditions is that they continue. As to exactly when they continue ... not so much.Take the case of the San Juan Citizens...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Obama organizer: American Indian votes crucial

DENVER - Record numbers of American Indians won elections to be delegates at the Democratic National Convention, which began Monday.Many of the delegates, plus other tribal leaders, gathered Monday...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Suspected van Gogh thief arrested in Vt.

MONTPELIER, Vt. — When word spread in the New Mexico art community that a drawing by Vincent van Gogh valued at more than a million dollars had been stolen from a Santa Fe home, it didn’t take long...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Banned Books Week to begin Saturday

Banned Books Week, a national celebration of the freedom to read, will be held from Saturday through Oct. 2 at libraries and bookstores across America. It was launched in 1982 by the American...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

Spain identifies unknown Bruegel masterpiece

MADRID – An unidentified painting brought to Spain about 400 years ago has turned out to be a previously unknown masterpiece by 16th-century Flemish painter Pieter Bruegel the Elder, the culture...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Print National brings fine art to Pagosa

Seldom do you hear the tale of an art center outside the vibrant, trendsetting scenes of New York and Los Angeles that not only attracts the highest caliber of fine art but also produces a 90-piece...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

& focuses on art of bygone era

Peruse the archives of The Durango Herald and its journalistic ancestors and you’ll see ads that may seem a bit foreign to today’s mass-market consumers. Hatmakers, milliners, cobblers and...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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