Approval for Bob Dylan China concerts pending

HONG KONG – China is reviewing an application from Bob Dylan to stage concerts in the country, a year after the American folk legend’s planned concerts in Beijing and Shanghai were canceled, an...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Rhythmic Circus: More than tap

If you still think Shirley Temple when you hear the term “tap dancing,” then it’s time to check out Rhythmic Circus.The innovative live performance group will bring its highly acclaimed dance...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘King’s Speech’ wins best picture

LOS ANGELES – “The King’s Speech” was crowned best picture Sunday at an Academy Awards ceremony as precise as a state coronation, the monarchy drama leading as expected with four Oscars and...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Jane Russell, ’40s-’50s film star, dies

LOS ANGELES – Jane Russell, the busty brunette who shot to fame as the sexy star of Howard Hughes’ 1941 Western “The Outlaw,” died Monday of respiratory failure, her family said. She was 89....

DATE: Feb. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Spoken Word Series continues The next installment in the Durango Public Library’s Spoken Word Series will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday with a Reader’s Theater presentation of “Living the Legacy:...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artists give of their talent, sometimes ’til it hurts

Durango is a generous community. When charity is requested, contributions come from residents and businesses in the form of goods and services, cash, labor and volunteerism. And with hundreds of...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A musical quandary: What to do?

Someone must have planned it. How else to explain the multitude of musical choices this weekend? Call it a February festival or a Post-Snowdown Frolic.Tonight, there will be three stellar concerts...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Show Time

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Miller concert reveals many facets of the man

For some musicians, there’s no better achievement than winning a Grammy.It’s one of those award ceremonies that will leave legions of music fans satisfied and others completely befuddled. At the...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Oscars hash it out between tradition, freshness

LOS ANGELES — Old against young, establishment against upstart, familiar faces against fresh ones. Hollywood has laid out a battle of the ages at Sunday’s Academy Awards.Among the 10 best-picture...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

360-degree cameras to deepen online Oscar ogling

LOS ANGELES — Celebrity watchers won’t need to dress up to feel like they’re at the Oscars this year.For $5, they’ll be able to gaze around at whomever they wish, focus in on a dress or a bowtie...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

John Legend channels Motown at White House

WASHINGTON — Singers John Legend and Nick Jonas channeled their inner Motown before cheering teenagers at the White House on Thursday as Barack and Michelle Obama celebrated the sounds that were a...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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