U.S. Bestselling Books

The Wall Street Journal’s list reflects nationwide sales of hardcover books during the week ended Saturday at more than 2,500 Barnes & Noble, B. Dalton, Bookland, Books-a-Million, Books & Co.,...

DATE: July 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Amazon secures deal for e-editions

NEW YORK – It’s war between Random House Inc. and a top literacy agency.Random House, the country’s leading trade publisher, announced Thursday that it would conduct no new English-language...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Trigger’s taxidermist now busy with TV werewolves

BURBANK, Calif. – Werewolves and roadkill keep business brisk these days at the taxidermy shop that preserved Roy Rogers’ horse Trigger.Take a walk through Bischoff’s Taxidermy and Animal FX, one...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Deadline approaching for toy camera exhibitJuly 30 is the deadline for entries for “Toyed With,” a juried photography exhibit for those shooting with toy or vintage cameras and/or printing in...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

When it comes to music, free is best

I like summertime in Durango. There’s plenty to do in the day in the form of social recreation, and even more to do at night, also in the form of social recreation. I’m in the fortunate position to...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

The 2nd time’s a charm

Lance Mumma hasn’t lived in Durango for quite some time, but he’s leaving a legacy through his art that ensures he’ll always be a local.The Colorado Springs resident is back in the town of his...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Arts Center offering August classes for kids

With August approaching, it’ll soon be time to start thinking about school, but kids are sure to resist. One way to ease the transition and provide some needed structure is to enroll them in art...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

For Music in Mountains, gang's all here

Few emotions generate excitement like genuine anticipation – witness a child's behavior on about Dec. 23 if you don't believe it – and so it is for Music in the Mountains fans who have waited two...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Seeing double

DATE: July 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Utah festival champions Austen to Shakespeare

If Magwitch or Miss Havisham scared the lights out of you as a youngster, you owe it to yourself to see a new musicalbased on the novel Great Expectations. Two of Charles Dickens' greatest...

DATE: July 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Chamber concerts offer sizzling summer music

At last, Music in the Mountains has taken the plunge. Last Friday, a happy crowd swam through the doors of the FortLewis College Community Concert Hall into air conditioned bliss. Greg Hustis,...

DATE: July 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Age of reason has music that enlightens

Sunday afternoon, Guillermo Figueroa and the Festival Cham­ber Orchestra demonstrated what clarity and precision sound like. As we muddle through the age of anxiety, how wonderful it is to...

DATE: July 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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