Back to school

In an attempt to disprove the “old dog, new tricks” adage – as it applies to the world of art, anyway – the Durango Arts Center is offering an abundance of adult art classes and workshops this...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A many splendored but mysterious thing

Finding an “expert” on the subject of love makes chasing windmills look like a worthy pursuit.But Linda Schott, the dean of arts, humanities and social sciences at Fort Lewis College, might be as...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Come one, come all, to Toh-Atin’s anniversary party

Every winter, Toh-Atin Gallery tosses a big log on the fundraising fire. To ignite interest in and raise money for Music in the Mountains, the gallery hosts a fancy party.It’s usually a private...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Robbers Roost author to appear at Maria’s Maria’s Bookshop will host a book signing with Tom McCourt, author of Last of the Robbers Roost Outlaws: Moab’s Bill Tibbetts, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Overnight ratings up for Super Bowl

NEW YORK – Green Bay’s victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl has surpassed last year’s record-setting game in the Nielsen Co.’s preliminary ratings measurement of big cities.The...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Nixon’ opera arrives at the Met

NEW YORK – Air Force One finally landed on the stage of the Met – and so did perhaps the greatest American opera of the last quarter-century.The Metropolitan Opera premiere of composer John Adams’...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

High stakes

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Cinema series continues at library The Community Cinema Series continues at the Durango Public Library on Wednesday with a 6 p.m. screening of “Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story.” Follow the story of...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Your Monsters Ball

When Brian Zink rolled out on stage in his barrel costume, I knew the evening would go downhill from there. With a fake beard, presumably no clothes underneath, and a washboard fixed to his front,...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The people have spoken

Ethan Wortis’ sculpture “A Beckoning Dance to Winter” won the People’s Choice Award at the Durango Arts Center’s Four Corners Commission exhibit. Visitors to the Barbara Conrad Gallery cast their...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Snowdown’s finer side Art exhibition raises funds for open space

Not all Snowdown events, it turns out, end with a potential stomach pump or bail hearing.If our winter carnival has a cultural apex, it will come Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel. That’s the site...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Briefs

Group art opportunities at Painted Turtle Studio Painted Turtle Studio invites friends, colleagues, students and teachers to arrange a date for art at the studio, 121 W. Grand Ave. in Mancos. The...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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