High court asked to reinstate FCC policy about indecency

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration asked the Supreme Court Thursday to reinstate a policy that allows federal regulators to fine broadcasters for showing nudity and airing curse words when young...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Spaces are available for Vendor Days The Durango Arts Center invites artists to participate in the city-approved Sidewalk Vendor Days. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis to...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

What’s more important? Music or words?

It’s 1920, and we’re in a chateau outside Paris. A poet and composer have arrived for the birthday of a gorgeous, young widow, Countess Madeleine. Unfortunately, the two men discover they are...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Givon relives wild ’60s in ‘Seadock’

I always wanted to meet a guy like Leo Swenson, but I missed the boat by about half a generation.Leo is the protagonist in Ignacio author Tom Givon’s Seadock, the opening novel of his “Boz...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

School’s out

Leaving a lasting impression on their soon-to-be alma mater, Fort Lewis College art majors currently are exhibiting their work in the Main Art Gallery in the FLC Art Building. Of the 34 students in...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

’Three Cups’ charity pledges ‘full transparency’

HELENA, Mont. — The family friend of Greg Mortenson who has stepped in to run the Central Asia Institute while the “Three Cups of Tea” co-author is hospitalized promised Wednesday “full...

DATE: April 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Willie Nelson headlines Blues & Brews lineup

The Read Headed Stranger will bring a country flair to the 18th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, which will be held Sept. 16 to 18. Joining Willie Nelson as headliners will be The Flaming...

DATE: April 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

DAC’s recent success was a long time coming

The resurgence of the Durango Arts Center has drawn many first time visitors during the last year.Thousands of locals attended summer or Christmas theater productions and the center’s...

DATE: April 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Summer ‘Help’ for adult film fans

LOS ANGELES – Movie screens this summer are not entirely booked with superheroes, kiddie fare and goofy buddy flicks. Plenty of mature dramas and comedies about dealing with – or escaping from –...

DATE: April 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Hoklotubbe’s sequel puts Sadie back on the case

Sara Sue Hoklotubbe is a part-time Pagosa Springs resident and a member of the Cherokee Nation. The American Café is her second book featuring amateur sleuth Sadie Walela, also a Cherokee Nation...

DATE: April 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Bayfield band hits the big stage

There’s nothing wrong with Bayfield High School’s gymnasium – really. But then again, it’s not exactly the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, either.Bayfield’s bands – concert, jazz or...

DATE: April 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Briefs

Film Noir series continues at libraryThe Durango Public Library’s Film Noir Series “Darkness in Durango” will continue Wednesday with a screening of “He Walked by Night.” The series is hosted by...

DATE: April 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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