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

Festival will be Sokol-Borup’s farewell

Violinist Kasia Sokol-Borup has made a lot of music here in four years. On Aug. 15, 2007, she came to Durango to join the music faculty at Fort Lewis College. Since then, she has taught violin,...

DATE: May 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

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

‘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

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

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