Arts Center has big plans for coming year

The Durango Arts Center is back. Back in the limelight, back on line, back in the saddle. All that and back to thefuture with renewed energy, commitment and leadership. I believe the DAC is capable...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Melodrama returning to Strater

Classic melodrama will return to the Strater Hotel next summer after a two-year hiatus.“The Great Durango Melodrama at the Henry Strater Theatre" will debut in June in the theater that was home to...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Rochford to take Durango Arts Center reins in 2010

Sheri Rochford has been hired as the new executive director of the Durango Arts Center.The DAC board of directors finalized the selection at its Dec. 7 meeting. Rochford's first day on the job will...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Greg Brown makes Durango return

One dark, leathery note is all that is needed to identify the distinctive baritone of Greg Brown and his signaturestyle of folk-rock and blues. Deep, melodic and strong, like a dark brew, his voice...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Celebrating Christmas

DATE: Dec. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Stones to Schools Mortenson's sequel

After Greg Mortenson's first book, Three Cups of Tea, became a runaway success, a lot of people wanted to have tea withhim. Mortenson became the toast of book clubs, colleges and even the U.S....

DATE: Dec. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

'The Nutcracker' adds local kids to performances

The quintessential holiday treat, “The Nutcracker," performed by the State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara, returns tothe Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College this weekend with four...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Wrap sheets

Durango's “buy local" movement is nothing new - just try to get through a Durango Herald without seeing the word“Holidazzle" this month. But even the most diehard local gift givers haven't had a...

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

Arioso Duo

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

Fort Lewis band to swing at VFW

Music is a two-faced player when it comes to the generation gap, possessing equal abilities to widen or bridge the gapas it sees fit.Fort Lewis College's Swingtones haven't just bridged the gap;...

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

Pagosa seeks new home for arts council

There was little discussion.It took the Pagosa Springs Town Council less than seven minutes to decide to tear down the little red log cabin in TownPark that has been home to the Pagosa Springs Arts...

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

First Friday

DATE: Dec. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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