Jazz on the Hill to focus on Lyons

Before the paint was even dry on the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College when it opened in 1997, Bette and Russ Serzen knew there was still a lot of work to be done.“Russ was always...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Classic reggae at the Abbey

DATE: Sept. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Briefs

Photography workshop to take place in Cortez The Cortez Cultural Center will offer a Fall Photography Workshop, taught by Paul Pennington, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12. The workshop will be held...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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

Axl Rose angers Dublin, sends concert crowd home

DUBLIN – Axl Rose, it seems, needs a little more patience – and a much louder alarm clock.The 48-year-old singer of U.S. hard-rock band Guns N’ Roses irritated thousands of his Dublin fans at The...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Book explores N.M. geology in parks, monuments

SANTA FE, N.M. – For travelers who’ve stared slack-jawed at the jagged ramparts of Shiprock or the sweeping vista of the Valles Caldera and wondered how New Mexico’s spectacular landscapes were...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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

Folk Fest continues tradition in Pagosa

Now in its 15th year, the Four Corners Folk Festival has grown into a huge festival. Not huge in numbers, but huge in names. The event sells about 2,800 tickets each year, which by big concert and...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

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

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