Pagosa troupe lampoons 'Gone With the Wind'

Where Margaret Mitchell and David O. Selznick found heartbreak and tragedy, Rick Artis and The Springs Theatre Company instead found comic inspiration.The Pagosa Springs theater troupe is closing...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Remember to never forget

Eli Rubel is not your everyday college dropout.The 2007 Durango High School graduate left the prestigious Brookings Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, Calif., last year to put his skills to...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Summit hosting music-as-art shows

The Summit, one of Durango's most venerable live-music venues, is taking a night off each month to moonlight as an art gallery.Friday night marked the Summit's third event in Phoenix-based promoter...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Instrumental explorations

There comes a point when even the most talented musicians reach the limits of what can be done with traditional instruments. That's when the truly inspired take the next logical step: They make...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Experience matters

Talk about one-stop shopping.More than 20 of Durango's most well-known and established artists will share the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango Arts Center all month for the "20/20 Vision: A...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Shakespearean Festival launches its 48th season in Cedar City

If chaos and confusion fuel comedy, the Utah Shakespearean Festival has found just the right matches this summer. Now in its 48th season, the festival continues its reputation as one of the finest...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Details, details

Archaeological authenticity always is the goal of Gregory Wood, a world-renowned expert in ancient pottery techniques and recipient of the National Park Service Award of Interpretive Excellence....

DATE: Aug. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local jeweler organizes new arts fest

For 15 years, local artists and artisans regularly blocked off their calendars the second weekend in August for the Main Avenue Arts Festival. When the sponsoring Durango Arts Center board of...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Concerts at Dennison to take break for now

Monday's Lyle Lovett show was probably the last big concert that will grace Ray Dennison Stadium at Fort Lewis College for the foreseeable future, but the concert's promoter said a late rush in...

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art briefs

Library to host exhibit by plein-air painters A reception and presentation by the Four Corners Plein Air Painters will he held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Durango Public Library program...

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The piano closes this year's Music in the Mountains

If you're a piano lover, then you'll agree that Music in the Mountains truly saved the best for last this year. The three-week party concludes with three nights showcasing the biggest (and some say...

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Not in my yard (or yours, so lighten up)

The Durango Youth Coalition wants to see vandalism get its due as a legitimate art form and transform would-be criminals into the artists who create it. And I say, "why not?"Representatives of the...

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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