PBS planning fall arts festival

NEW YORK – PBS plans to run arts programming on Friday nights for nine consecutive weeks starting in October to highlight a subject where it can offer something different, network executives said...

DATE: May 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

It was a very good year for kids’ program

About year ago, we brought you the story of a new program called Kids & the Arts. Well, it’s no longer new, and with its inaugural year almost complete, founder Michele Rothberg sums up the...

DATE: May 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Dance in the Rockies team wins awards Dance in the Rockies competition dance team competed April 29 at the Kids Artistic Revue competition in Denver. Twenty-three dance studios (with dancers ages 5...

DATE: May 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Out with the old, in with the less-old

The only thing in Durango that changes more often than the weather is the lineup of Main Avenue storefronts, but for once, the latest change didn’t result in someone’s financial destruction.The end...

DATE: May 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

It’s Mother’s Day – got it?

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Les Miz’ not perfect, but entertaining

The Pagosa Springs High School production of “Les Misérables” is a testament of the importance of arts education. “Les Miz” is a world-famous, complicated and difficult production. It’s sung...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Sideshow Emporium to host evening of awful writing

Never assume that getting published makes a writer a good writer.As evidence, sample this gem from The Ghost Downstairs, a novel by author Molly Ringle, inexplicably selected for publication by The...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Artist returns with T-shirt project

A former Durango artist now living in Denver will return to town this week to debut his line of Quantum T-shirts, which he claims are more than just a garment.Matthew Colella, a former Durango...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Briefs for May 3, 2011

Solon’s Big Band to headline benefit The Jeff Solon Swing’n Big Band will perform a benefit concert for Homes for Heroes at 7 p.m. today at Durango Party Rental, 67 Suttle St. in Bodo Park. The...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Music, dance to highlight Cinco festivities

Several years of bad weather prompted a change of venue last year for the local Cinco de Mayo celebration, but that should be no concern for festival-goers Saturday at the Sky Ute Casino Resort in...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A&E Calendar for May 6-12

Friday, May 6 Narrow Gauge Day, picnic with The Bar D Wranglers, 11 a.m., D&SNGR depot, Fifth Street and Main Avenue, 259-0274.Chris Garcia, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792,...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

New York Times film to be shown

The state of American media is part of an ongoing discussion these days as the Internet, social media sites and other forms of news delivery continue to proliferate.News consumers have more options...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

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