Shock jock Howard Stern to stay at Sirius XM Radio

NEW YORK – After all his threats to leave, and others’ speculation about where he might go, Howard Stern is staying put at Sirius XM.The loose-lipped shock jock announced on his show Thursday that...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The Wild West lives in new book

If you thought Old West adventures of cowboys, shootouts and sheriffs had all been told, think again. At long last, Southwestern aficionados now have a new, true cowboy story complete with alcohol,...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

Bluegrass band Head for the Hills heading to ours

Durango’s love-hate relationship with the genre of bluegrass has perpetuated itself over the years to the point where now, everyone seems to have an opinion.There are some diehard fans whose ears...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Briefs

Firefighters to read today at Durango library Firefighters with Durango Fire & Rescue Authority will read “Fired-Up Stories” at 10:30 a.m. today in the Storytime Room of the Durango Public Library....

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Large Picasso auction canceled amid mystery

PARIS – A Paris auctioneer called off the scheduled sale Thursday of a trove of drawings Picasso gave his longtime chauffeur, after a separate cache of previously unknown Picassos turned up in an...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

From a different perspective

Whether she’s working at her Blue Nude Studio overlooking the Animas Valley, or traipsing around outdoors “au plein air,” Maryellen Morrow brings a singular point of view to her imagery. Her studio...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Paperback designer: Fame by way of Fab Four

Use whatever math you like, but suffice to say no act has dominated popular music for the last half-century like the Beatles.The Fab Four have been in the national and world news again recently...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

Sundance Film Festival attracts big names this year

LOS ANGELES – They may be low-budget independent films, but the premieres at next month’s Sundance Film Festival are loaded with stars, including Al Pacino, Katie Holmes, Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Google opens e-book store

SAN FRANCISCO – Google Inc. is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to Inc. and its Kindle electronic reader.The long-awaited Internet book store, which...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Attention short-story writers, this one’s for you

If your New Year’s resolution is to start writing some of those great story ideas you have, then consider your resolution resolved.New to Durango for 2011 is a short-story writing workshop, open to...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Walker’ now Norris, Texas Ranger

GARLAND, Texas – Who’s the only man tough enough to take down “Walker, Texas Ranger”? Chuck Norris, Texas Ranger.The actor and martial-arts expert became a real-life honorary Texas Ranger on...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

DAC offering holiday art workshops for kids The Durango Arts Center will offer three workshops for kids ages 5 to 10 who want to get into the holiday spirit. The children will learn to give green...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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