N.C. author to appear at Waldenbooks

Dwight V. Murray, author of Carolina gamble, will speak and sign copies of his self-published book at 2 p.m. Saturday at Waldenbooks in the Durango Mall.Murray was born and raised in the Piedmont...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

Kindle helps local writers get out the words

As a talented yet aspiring writer, Suzanne Tyrpak wanted to put her experience as a divorcée entering the Durango dating scene into words. But finding a publisher willing to put nine short stories...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

Rare Rembrandt unveiled in Denver

A recently rediscovered self-portrait of Rembrandt van Rijn now is on display at the Denver Art Museum.Once attributed to Frans Hals, a contemporary of the Dutch master, “Rembrandt Laughing” made...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Fall outlook: Jon Stewart and other books

NEW YORK – Jon Stewart is a busy man, a most important man who has no time for such pastimes as reading for pleasure.Unless, of course, the book is his own.“It is quite simply, with no disrespect...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

Unseen artists enjoy day for ‘Independants’

Nineteenth-century Parisian art exhibitions were tightly controlled by the Academie des Peinture et Sculpture, and if an artist didn’t agree with that institution’s principles they weren’t...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Talley’s new release also a farewell

Think of Cyle Talley as a hot prospect headed to the big show.The baseball analogy is apt, as the much-loved Durango singer-songwriter will pack up his guitar case and head to Austin, Texas, on...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Super party

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

’Censored’ episode of ‘Family Guy’ for sale on DVD

NEW YORK — “Family Guy” forbidden fruit will soon be available for plucking — at least, for fans prepared to pay $15 for a peek.“Partial Terms of Endearment,” a never-seen episode of the racy...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The original Kermit goes to Smithsonian

WASHINGTON — The original Kermit the Frog, his body created with an old dull-green coat and his eyes made of pingpong balls, has returned home to the nation’s capital, where the puppet got his...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Registration open for text art workshop The Durango Arts Center will host a one-day workshop for “text off the page” artists from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept.11. Poet-artists Christy Ferrato, Nance...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Money, death pack fall film slate

LOS ANGELES – Hollywood aims to help you escape from all that lousy economic news in the real world this fall, with a lineup heavy on fun and fantasy.But Oliver Stone and Michael Douglas won’t let...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Schiele art back in Austria after feud over ownership

VIENNA – A 12-year battle over the possession of a painting that was stolen from a Jewish Austrian by the Nazis came to a close Monday when the work by Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele was...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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