Arts Center offers summer school for all ages

I celebrated my birthday this month with the inspired idea of trying something brave and new: getting a piercing in the “helix” of my ear. For some people, that may not seem very brave or exciting,...

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

NPR’s Ulaby to make weekend visit

Neda Ulaby, the arts, entertainment and culture reporter for National Public Radio, will be in the Durango area for two events this weekend.Ulaby will attend a special grand opening reception...

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Tickets are on sale for music festival Tickets are on sale for the Music in the Mountains 25th anniversary summer classical music festival, which will be held July 9 through 31. The festival will...

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Author takes literary journey to Paris

Lynn Sheene grew up in Durango and now lives in California. An avowed Francophile and nonfiction writer, Sheene became even more fascinated when she discovered a French Art Deco brooch from the...

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Fox cuts down 'Wanted,' but John Walsh isn't done

NEW YORK — You didn’t have to watch “America’s Most Wanted” to be grateful it’s there. For 23 years it has resided on Fox, rallying its audience into a nationwide crime watch from which everyone...

DATE: May 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Box Office Preview: ‘Thor’ to reign again

LOS ANGELES – Paramount’s “Thor” is expected to again thunder through North American theaters this weekend, collecting a leading gross of nearly $30 million and by Sunday night amassing a two-week...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Couple make beautiful music together

Sarah Siskind couldn’t have picked a better night to make her return to Durango.The acclaimed singer-songwriter, who will perform tonight as a duo at the Henry Strater Theatre with her husband,...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

High Rollers a hit with the French

Sometimes you’ve got to be lucky and good.That’s how three of Durango’s High Rollers – Andy Janowsky, Jeff Johnson and Mike Canterbury – ended up in Pontivy, France, last weekend for the village’s...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Opera series to close with Wagner classic

The good news is that contracts have been signed for next year’s “The Met: Live in HD” series. Yes, the Saturday morning telecasts of Metropolitan Opera performances will continue to be seen at the...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

DAC to present 10-minute play finalists

When Rochelle Mann put out a call for submissions for the Durango Arts Center’s first 10-Minute Play Contest, she never expected to receive 92 scripts in return.That made her job, and that of DAC...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts Briefs

“Shelbyville” next offering in community film series Durango Community Cinema will screen “Welcome to Shelbyville” at 6 p.m. Monday in the Vallecito Room of the Student Union at Fort Lewis College....

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Not all art hangs on walls

Art lovers will again be on overload tonight for the annual Spring Gallery Walk.The 10 member galleries of the Durango Gallery Association make up the backbone of Gallery Walk with visits and...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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