Texas songwriter to play Steamworks on Thursday

Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter Chris Brecht is an up-and-comer who stays true to his troubadour roots even as his career is beginning to bring material success.Brecht will team up with...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Music in the Mountains starts Friday

To paraphrase an ancient text: The table is set. The banquet is ready. Let no one go forth in July without music.Durango's premiere cultural event, Music in the Mountains, begins its 23rd season...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Festival takes new look, new direction

Now it seems obvious "¡Pasión!" would be the theme for the 23rd Music in the Mountains festival. Given Guillermo Figueroa's ethnic heritage, the spelling is strictly Spanish.And with a new theme as...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Silverton troupe shines in 'Earnest' attempt

Oscar Wilde himself couldn't have picked a better setting this side of the Atlantic than Silverton's Grand Imperial Hotel for a staging of his Victorian spoof "The Importance of Being Earnest." I...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Live! From Carnegie Hall

NEW YORK - "Practice, practice, practice" is the pat answer from New Yorkers asked for directions to Carnegie Hall. And for good reason, given that only the world's top performers are invited to...

DATE: July 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Author makes mining a thriller

Blake Crouch isn't the first aspiring writer to leave the East Coast for the West with dreams of becoming a bona fide professional. What separates him from most is that he's actually done it, and...

DATE: July 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

DAC taps Hagler as interim director

The Durango Arts Center on Wednesday named board member C. Scott Hagler to serve as interim executive director while the board searches for a permanent replacement.Hagler is the current minister of...

DATE: July 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Oil exhibit

DATE: June 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art briefs

Storyteller, auto harpist to perform at the library Bonnie Phipps, auto harpist, storyteller and folksinger from Boulder, will perform two shows at 10 a.m and 11 a.m. Thursday in Program Rooms 1...

DATE: June 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Community & Government Access

DCATChannel 22 School District 9-R Board Meeting . Sunday and Monday at noon, Friday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.Durango July 4th Fireworks 2007 . Saturday at 8:30 p.m.Community Matters:...

DATE: June 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local finds passion in music

They say you're never too old to start over again, and at 48, Andrea Zeiner can attest to the old axiom.After moving to Durango to find something fresh in the early 2000s, Zeiner, a registered...

DATE: June 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Paper, Clay and the Bard

Staycations may be all the rage in the summer of 2009, but after too many weekends counting rental-car license plates, even Durango and its outdoor playground can feel a bit claustrophobic.Pagosa...

DATE: June 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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