Durango festival celebrates Bach

Durango will enjoy an annual Bach Festival for the second time this year. The festival will showcase the music of J.S. Bach; dozens of musicians will perform eight concerts over seven days, from...

DATE: March 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Filmmaker discovers peace hard to come by

One day set aside for nonviolence and a cessation of fighting is filmmaker Jeremy Gilley's goal. From conception to completion, 10 years of trials and obstacles are recorded in this man's mission...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Night in Jamaica

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

'Chronic Town' explores life's dark side

For some it may be chocolate or other comfort foods such as mashed potatoes. Others choose alcohol. For Truman Korovin, an Alaskan cab driver seeking solace, he makes the unlikely choice of...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

On a global scale

In 1998, Gordon McKenzie, in his business book Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool's Guide to Surviving with Grace, wondered what happens to our creativity as we get older. Why will a...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Independent Film Festival events

Today (Friday)Short Films Workshop, 4 p.m., how to make, schedule, budget shorts andturn one into a feature with Rich Heinrich, free, downstairs at theStrater Hotel, 699 Main Ave.Filmmakers Party,...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Kenyan film a moving story about building a rural clinic

Remember when Greg Mortenson came to town last autumn with his tales of building schools in the remote mountains of Pakistan and Afghanistan? He mesmerized crowds all over town with his stories and...

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

Shorts programs long on entertainment

For someone who loves film but hates "the movies," short films are gems. A point is made or a laugh is achieved inside of 30 or 40 minutes, sometimes less.The Durango Independent Film Festival...

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

Irony, hope, murder

If you think the films in this year's Durango Independent Film Festival look better than ever, or at least clearer than ever, they are.The festival's director, Joanie Fraughton, explained Friday...

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

KSUT's 4th CD sampler is best yet

To put a twist on a worn-out adage, the fourth time's the charm.The latest Roots & Rhythms CD - volume 4 - just came out in time for KSUT Public Radio's annual Winter Fund Drive. And coming on the...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Auction at Sorrel Sky Gallery

DATE: Feb. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Party to mark Abbey's legacy

It's been 20 years since the region's most passionate outdoor writer, Edward Abbey, died at the age of 62 on March 14, 1989.Through his novels, essays, letters and speeches, Abbey kept insisting...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment