Wild nature meets raw energy in poetry book

Words, of course, are the building blocks of poetry. And you'd be hard-pressed to find a more adept, more gifted or more memorable architect than Pamela Uschuk.In Crazy Love, a collection of new...

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

Local author sets thriller on Durango train

Durango author Robert Stump has created a supernatural thriller to explain how our local river got its name. Before it was the Animas, he writes in El Rio de las Animas Perdidas en Purgatorio or...

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

Top films from fest to be shown again

For the first time this year, the Durango Independent Film Festival will show some of the top films from the festival.All films will start at 6 p.m. at the Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second...

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

Missouri singer to play Derailed

Her feet dangling from her daddy's overalls, Cindy Woolf was introduced to music by George Woolf and an old C.F. Martin guitar from the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Long before she discovered...

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

Sensible Progress

Oh those arty kids. Aren't they a stitch? Some of them are reassuringly traditional, trying to shock the grownups with their edgy images as they always have. While others, noticing there's a...

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

Local brewers fete end of Prohibition

The favorite holiday of many thankful Durangoans, the anniversary of the end of Prohibition, will be celebrated April 7. There's even more to celebrate: The party will be free - free admission at...

DATE: March 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

'Killer diller scintillating sinners'

Bold.That's the word for a little liberal arts college, far away from anywhere, and one whose productions tend to adopt a modest, even minimalist aesthetic, like Fort Lewis College for instance,...

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

Fiction heightens historic duel in 'Frost/Nixon'

Strange, how a man once so reviled has gained stature in the memory. How we cheered when Richard M. Nixon resigned the presidency! How dramatic it was when David Frost cornered him on TV and...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Sexy shampoo spies cavort in romantic 'Duplicity'

Julia Roberts and Clive Owen generate fierce electricity in "Duplicity," but we (and they) don't know if it's romantic, or wicked. They're Claire and Ray, government spies (she CIA, he MI6) who...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Rules were made to be broken

Artists have been going on about what daring, iconoclastic rebels they are as long as there have been artists, especially throughout the century before this one.A show at the Durango Arts Center...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

4C hopes to encourage trade

A new local nonprofit, so new  it doesn't even have its nonprofit status yet, wants to encourage local artists, artisans and farmers to get together and barter. 4C stands for "conscious, creative,...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Dinner theater opens in Pagosa

The Springs Theatre Company, a dinner theater in Pagosa Springs, will open "Cookin' With Gus!" on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Pagosa Lakes Clubhouse. 230 Port Ave.The plot concerns a TV...

DATE: March 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment