A&E Happenings for Sept. 29

Thursday, Sept. 29 Ska-B-Q with The Porchlights, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792, www.skabrewing.com.Lisa Blue Trio, 5:30 p.m., Rylee Mac’s, 1485 Florida Road, 259-4960,...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Cello concert to kick off Fort Lewis recital season

As she has done in the past, cellist Katherine Jetter will launch a series of recitals Sunday given by the music faculty at Fort Lewis College.Jetter said The Alexander Murray Faculty Recital...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Storyteller to portray female frontier legend

A modern-day actress will breathe life into a long-forgotten pioneer Saturday in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day. Denver Chautauqua artist and storyteller will play the part of Martha...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Reading group turns to soccer

Warren St. John will be the latest guest Wednesday for an event that’s becoming one of Durango’s biggest annual draws.St. John is the author of Outcasts United: An American Town, A Refugee Team,...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Denver author puts Colorado breweries into words

For Colorado beer drinkers, this is the golden age.The state’s 100-plus breweries offer enough aggressive IPAs, comforting porters and succulent saisons to make sure no one gets bored.Towns of less...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Dolores Hope dies at age 102

LOS ANGELES – Dolores Hope, the sultry-voiced songstress who was married to Bob Hope for 69 years and sometimes sang on his shows for U.S. troops and on his television specials, has died at age...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Love Durango? YouTube? Win cash!

YouTube is full of videos, amateur and pro, but whatever the filmmaker’s status one fact remains. Good or bad, only YouTube gets paid. Not so for those fortunate enough to be selected for the...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

U.S. Best-selling books for Sept. 20

The Wall Street Journal gathers point-of-sale book data from more than 11,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 75 percent of the nation’s book sales. Data providers include all major...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Art as fashion

Just because Friday night’s TOP extravaganza is billed as the second annual and it’s expected to top (sorry) last year’s phenomenally successful inaugural event, don’t bet on a third year in 2012,...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Now Showing for Sept. 16-22

Durango Stadium 9(Next to Durango Mall, 247-9799)Drive.HHH½ A Hollywood stuntman moonlights as a driver for some crooks, then becomes the target of a hit. Action abounds. Rated R.The Lion King 3D....

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Saturday festival celebrates the many meanings of salsa

There are many events Saturday in Durango, but in between Oktoberfest and the Autumn Arts Festival, make time to trek up to East Third Avenue for the second annual Durango Salsa Festival.If it’s...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs for Sept. 16

Donate instruments for young musicians Music in the Mountains Goes to School is seeking donations so the organization can continue to offer gently used instruments to children in a school band...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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