St. Mark’s to host academy for young string players

The future of classical music in Durango gets stronger with each passing year.Already bolstered by programs such as Music in the Mountains Goes to School, aspiring young musicians can stay...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Book exposes Park Service misdeeds

Put yourself in Paul Berkowitz’s shoes.After more than 30 years in law enforcement with the National Park Service, he found himself spearheading a criminal investigation into the very agency for...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Iron Horse finishers to be rewarded with medal

Regardless of their times, the owners of the Irish Embassy Pub think every rider in the 40th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic who crosses the finish line Saturday in Silverton will be a winner....

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A&E Calendar for May 27-June 2

Friday, May 27 Lisa Blue Trio, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.Robby Overfield,5:30 p.m., Rylee Mac’s, 1485 Florida Road, 259-4960, on Mars, 6 p.m.,...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Taxi’ star fighting for life

LOS ANGELES – Jeff Conaway’s manager says the actor is in critical condition and facing a crucial period for survival.The 60-year-old Conaway has been hospitalized since May 11, when he was found...

DATE: May 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

City Span 10 to show race film for Iron Horse The city of Durango is showing the documentary “Race Across the Sky – Leadville Trail 100” on government-access channel City Span 10 through May 31....

DATE: May 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

U.S. best-selling books

The Wall Street Journal’s list reflects nationwide sales of hardcover books during the week that ended Saturday. Data comes from point-of-sale book data from more than 11,000 locations across the...

DATE: May 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Look who’s back in town

DATE: May 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Worth a second look

If you missed David Alan Harvey’s visit to Durango earlier this month, you missed meeting one of the most respected photographers on the planet and a downright fascinating man.Harvey opened his...

DATE: May 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Thingamajig stars in Pagosa

The program for Thingamajig Theatre Company’s production of “Brilliant Traces” is hooked inside the hardbound cover of a former book with two-ring binders. The scene, we are told, is a remote cabin...

DATE: May 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Songwriter dies before NYC trial on sex charges

NEW YORK — The Academy Award-winning songwriter of “You Light Up My Life” was found dead of an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on charges of sexually assaulting more than a dozen women and...

DATE: May 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Steve Martin to perform at Capitol on 4th of July

LOS ANGELES — Steve Martin and his banjo are taking on the U.S. Capitol on July 4.The 65-year-old entertainer is set to perform from the Capitol’s west lawn during the annual “A Capitol Fourth”...

DATE: May 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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