Life imitating art

It’s not often that I can watch a story that’s nearly 150 years old and be kept in suspense as to how it ends.But I know I’m not the only man in town who has never read Little Women, and so I won’t...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Book treks through modern photos

In 1776, while the Founding Fathers were forging a new nation on the Eastern seaboard, a group of pioneers 2,000 miles away was making American history of their own. They just happened to be...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Summer school

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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

IBM computer Watson named ‘person’ of the year by Webbys

NEW YORK – The “Jeopardy”-playing IBM computer Watson has been named person of the year by the Webby Awards. The Webbys, which honor Internet achievement, announced their special honorees...

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

A&E Calendar for June 3-9

Tuesday, June 7 Open Acoustic Jam, 5 p.m., Mill Street Brews, 25 W. Mill St., Bayfield, 884-7070.Terry Rickard, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.Tim Guidotti, 6 p.m.,...

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

How much longer can photo film hold on?

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – At Image City Photography Gallery, Gary Thompson delights in pointing out qualities of light, contrast and clarity in one of his best-selling prints – a winter sunset view of...

DATE: May 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Like a zoo, only quieter

Where in Durango do bears rub shoulders with mountain lions, marmots mingle with bald eagles and elk stand surrounded by owls, ducks, coyotes and bighorn sheep?The answer, technically, is nowhere....

DATE: May 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Blues hits the rails for festival warm-up

The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival will make an early stop Saturday in Durango aboard the rails of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.The inaugural “Blues on the Rails” train ride will...

DATE: May 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

A&E Calendar for May 31-June 2

Tuesday, May 31 Open Acoustic Jam, 5 p.m., Mill Street Brews, 25 W. Mill St., Bayfield, 884-7070.Terry Rickard, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.Tim Guidotti, 6 p.m.,...

DATE: May 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Navajo Park to open for summer events Navajo State Park will open its summer season with live music by Sharman Alto and David Snyder at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the park’s amphitheatre. The duo will...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Regulars mourn loss of NYC eatery

NEW YORK – Everyone went to Elaine’s – and now they’ll have nowhere to go.For regulars still mourning the death of Elaine Kaufman in December, the news that her namesake restaurant in Manhattan was...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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