Kahlo museum contends new ‘Frida’ works are fakes

MEXICO CITY — Trustees of Frida Kahlo’s estate and allied experts on Thursday denounced as forgeries a private collection purporting to own 1,200 artifacts and undiscovered works by the renowned...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Ouray to hold First of four Art Walks The town of Ouray will hold the first of four scheduled summer Art Walks from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday on Main Street. The walk includes 10 galleries offering a...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A&E Calendar for June 16

Thursday, June 16 Ska-B-Q with The Crags, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792.Terry Hartzel, ragtime piano, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.Lisa Blue Trio,...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

So little time...

DATE: June 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Two Spirits’ to end cinema series

It’s only a coincidence that the ninth and final film in the inaugural season of Durango Community Cinema is a local favorite. But Bliss Bruen, who brought the PBS series to Durango last fall, said...

DATE: June 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

The verdict is in

Creativity, technical refinement and – playfulness. On Friday night, juror Chad Colby summarized his criteria for the 35th annual Juried Exhibit at the Durango Arts Center. Associate professor of...

DATE: June 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Melodrama to stage two plays for 2011 season

The Durango Melodrama will add a second production for its 2011 season, which begins Friday at the Henry Strater Theatre.In its return to the Strater Hotel’s house theater after a failed experiment...

DATE: June 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Katie Couric moves to ABC for talk show

NEW YORK – Katie Couric has worked in morning television, the evening news and now – thanks in part to Oprah Winfrey – will try out a daytime talk show.Winfrey’s exit from the market she dominated...

DATE: June 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Artists sought for TOP show Artists are encouraged to start their design concepts for the second annual TOP event, which will be held Sept. 23 at the Durango Arts Center. TOP is a juried garment...

DATE: June 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Disney CEO defends use of 3-D in movies

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. – Disney CEO Bob Iger defended the company’s production of 3-D films Thursday after 3-D ticket sales for several recent movies lagged their predecessors. It’s “way too...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Family Guy’s escapades make the leap to comic books

PHILADELPHIA – Steve White, editor of the upcoming “Family Guy” comic book, is keenly aware of the franchise’s history of drawing laughs and making viewers cringe.That’s why he says the new series,...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Arts Center to offer weaving class The Durango Arts Center will offer a beginning basket-weaving class from 9 a.m. to noon June 11. Taught by Karen Aldrich, she will instruct students how to weave...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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